International News Archive - July 25, 2008

By Vesna Peric Simonjic Serbian authorities are attempting to unravel the shadowy support network that enabled the former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic to assume a false identity and evade capture on UN genocide charges for more than a decade.

BERLIN _ Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama delivered a call Thursday to strengthen international alliances for a new era of global challenges before an enormous, receptive audience gathered in a city once divided by the Cold War and sustained in crisis by the Atlantic Alliance.

Text of report by Bosnian wide-circulation privately-owned daily Dnevni avaz, on 24 July [Report by I. Catic: "Butcher in Custody Asks Only for Water, Pills"] After Radovan Karadzic was arrested on the bus to Batajnica at 2130 hrs.

By Nigel Morris Home Affairs Correspondent SNP triumph condemns Labour to shock defeat in stronghold SNP win delivers a stunning setback for Brown Gordon Brown suffered a devastating blow early today as Labour crashed to defeat in the Glasgow East by-election.

By DAVID ESPO By David Espo and David Rising The Associated Press BERLIN Cheered by an enormous international crowd, Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama on Thursday summoned Europeans and Americans together to "defeat terror and dry up the well of extremism that supports it" as surely as they conquered communism a generation ago.

Text of report in English by Serbian pro-western Belgrade-based Radio B92 website, on 25 July Belgrade: The deadline for filing an appeal over the conditions for Radovan Karadzic's extradition expires today.

By Dusan Stojanovic BELGRADE, Serbia - The real Dragan Dabic has emerged - and the 66- year-old construction worker was shocked Thursday to discover his identity had apparently been stolen by one of the world's most notorious war crimes suspects.

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