Timeline in pictures and video: on the third day of Ratko Mladic’s trial and the anniversary of the massacre, TheJournal.ie takes a look back at the events of July 1995 – the UN and Europe’s darkest hour.
Today marks the deadline for Libya’s government to provide information to the International Criminal Court on the health and status of Mummar Gaddfi’s son – if it fails to do so it may be referred to the UN Security Council.
In a groundbreaking ruling, the Dutch state has been found responsible for the deaths of three Bosnian Muslim men during the bloody Srebrenica massacre of 1995 – which saw 8,000 Muslim men and boys killed by Serb forces.
Supermodel Naomi Campbell testified that she gave stones – believed to have come from ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor, who is being tried for war crimes – to the former head of Nelson Mandela’s children’s charity in 1997.
THE TOURISM SECTOR appears to have been doing well this summer and Fáilte Ireland has now announced it will be borrowing Google’s Trekker so some of the more remote beauty spots in the country can be included in Street View to attract overseas visitors to them.
The country is already a popular destination with British and American tourists. We have the culture, we have the craic but we also have that four-seasons-in-one-day weather. And it’s not the cheapest place to visit.
So, we want to know: Would you recommend Ireland as a tourist destination?
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