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'Scandalous': Outrage after Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded to Slobodan Milosevic defender

Peter Handke was a vocal defender of the Serbs during the bloody collapse of the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s.

Radovan Karadzic begins appeal against conviction for genocidal 'campaign of terror'

Radovan Karadzic had been on the run for years before being apprehended in 2008.

'Old men and children were taken out and never came back': Dublin based survivor recalls genocide

Suad Mujkić, who lives in Blanchardsown, was nine years old when the Bosnian Serb Army, led my Ratko Mladic, invaded Srebrenica in 1995.

Justice for those massacred in a 'safe area': what happened in Srebrenica? Genocide This post contains videos

Justice for those massacred in a 'safe area': what happened in Srebrenica?

Timeline in pictures and video: on the day Ratko Mladic is imprisoned for life, TheJournal.ie takes a look back at the events of July 1995 – the UN and Europe’s darkest hour.

'Butcher of Bosnia' Mladic imprisoned for life after being found guilty of genocide

The 74 year old faced 11 charges, including genocide and crimes against humanity, at the UN tribunal.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'She didn't throw him to the wolves, but she allowed them free rein': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Record homeless figures, flooding throughout Leinster and a life sentence for the “Butcher of Bosnia”.

'Butcher of Bosnia': Prosecutors make their closing arguments in genocide trial

Ratko Mladic has been accused of leading a relentless military campaign to ensure Muslims ‘vanished’ during the Bosnian war.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday News Fix This post contains videos

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Man shot several times in Dublin, Wexford man jailed for raping teenage girl and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi to resign.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Radovan Karadzic found guilty of genocide and jailed for 40 years

The former Bosnian Serb leader was sentenced to four decades in jail over the worst atrocities in Europe since World War II.

Tribunal rejects acquittal of "Butcher of Bosnia" Ratko Mladic

A UN war crimes tribunal says that Ratko Mladic “has a case to answer”.

Bosnian Serb ex-army chief's defence case opens against charges of genocide

Ratko Mladic faces 11 charges for his role in Bosnia’s brutal 1992-95 conflict in which 100,000 people died.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s been talking about court for alleged carjackers, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore on the coalition’s “bad few months” and Abu Hamza found guilty.

Hundreds of Bosnian war criminals to be released and retried

A legal error meant that many people found guilty of war crimes now have to undergo retrials.

Ratko Mladic goes on trial for war crimes...20 years later

The Bosnian Serb commander is accused of leading a bloody campaign of ethnic cleansing.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Emotional testimony from first witness in Mladic trial

The trial of war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic got underway yesterday.

Opening of Ratko Mladic's war crimes trial delayed

Bosnian Serb commander is set to stand trial on genocide and other charges next month.

Ratko Mladic trial suspended by court - again

The trial had originally been suspended on 17 May and was due to resume next week.

Retired Irish officer prepares to give evidence at Mladic trial

Col Colm Doyle says Irish officers are in a ‘unique position’ for peacekeeping duties, given Ireland’s neutrality.

Mladic war crimes trial to resume on 9 July

The trial of the former Bosnian Serb commander was suspended over a month ago because of ‘irregularities’ in how evidence was handled.

Karadzic opens Srebrenica defence in Hague war crimes trial

Radovan Karadzic opens his defence before the UN’s Yugoslav war crimes court today.

Joy in Croatia as UN war crimes tribunal overturns convictions UN

Joy in Croatia as UN war crimes tribunal overturns convictions

Tribunal overturned the convictions of two Croatian generals for murdering and expelling Serb civilians during a 1995 military blitz.

Mladic trial suspended 'indefinitely' due to 'significant errors' by prosecutors

A new starting date will be established “as soon as possible” but Mladic’s lawyer has asked for a six-month delay.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

The nine stories you need to know this morning.

Box ticking and trees in the city: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Box ticking and trees in the city: The week in quotes

“Minister, I urge you, I think they should be arrested.”

General Ratko Mladic in hospital

Reports say that suspected war criminal Mladic, who is charged with genocide, is suffering from pneumonia.

Mladic facing extradition to the Hague as Serbian court rejects appeal

Serbian prosecutor says suspected war criminal and former general Ratko Mladic will be extradited to The Hague “as soon as possible”.

Nine things to know about Ratko Mladic

Some background on one of Europe’s most wanted men, from his father’s death in 1945 to his rise as a Bosnian Serb military leader and later indictment for war crimes.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

Mladic war crimes trial to resume with first witness on 25 June

Lawyers for the so-called Butcher of Bosnia were refused their request for a six-month delay.

Ratko Mladic ruled fit to stand trial for war crimes by Serbian judge

The judge has ruled that Mladic can stand trial for war crimes at The Hague in the Netherlands.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Bosnian court jails elite soldiers over Srebrenica killings

Four former soldiers have been convicted of crimes against humanity for their part in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in which 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed.

Ratko Mladic, wanted for the slaughter of 8,000 in Srebrenica, is arrested in Serbia Mladic This post contains images

Ratko Mladic, wanted for the slaughter of 8,000 in Srebrenica, is arrested in Serbia

The war crimes suspect was living as a fugitive in a Serbian village. He will now be extradited to The Hague to stand trial.

Ratko Mladic denies giving order for Srebrenica massacre, says son

Mladic’s son claimed today that “whatever was done in Srebrenica, he has nothing to do with it”.

Serbia to target those that protected war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic

The Serbian president has vowed to investigate those who may have colluded with Mladic to keep him from the authorities. Meanwhile, details of how the former army chief lived in hiding have been emerging.

Ratko Mladic shuns ‘monstrous’ charges as he appears at war crimes tribunal Mladic This post contains videos

Ratko Mladic shuns ‘monstrous’ charges as he appears at war crimes tribunal

The former commander of the Bosnian Serb army robustly defended his actions in the Netherlands court as he heard the indictment against him read out for the first time.

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