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2009-02-11 09:41:59

NBC News is using its successful To Catch a Predator formula to search out war criminals, a practice several media observers say is questionable. One of the network's first efforts, an investigation of a Maryland college professor on genocide charges, drew criticism from several sources, The New York Times reported Wednesday.

2008-11-14 15:00:12

AmericanLife TV Network (ALN), the Nation's only cable network devoted to the Baby Boomer generation, announces the web premiere of "A Journey To Darfur," the highly acclaimed documentary produced by ALN, chronicling the historical trip of Nick and George Clooney to the Sudan border.

2008-11-12 15:00:08

Sudanese President Omar Hassan Bashir says he's ordering a cease-fire with rebels based in Darfur and will move to disarm pro-government militias.

2008-09-25 03:00:20

By Phillip Zonkel "Afghan Women" explores the enormous pressures and perils faced by the country's women, who enjoy fewer rights than they did 30 years ago.

2008-08-30 12:00:11

By Mike Corder Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic made a defiant stand before a U.N. court preparing to try him on genocide charges, refusing to enter pleas Friday and branding the tribunal a NATO proxy out to "liquidate" him.

2008-08-30 09:00:11

FORMER Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic yesterday refused to enter pleas to 11 war crimes charges.

2008-08-29 15:00:11

Radovan Karadzic, the captured leader of the Bosnian Serbs, has refused to enter a plea to war crime charges at an international court in The Hague. As Karadzic appeared before the U.N.

2008-08-12 06:00:49

By DeWayne Wickham What China wants during these Olympics it cannot be allowed to have. More than anything else, the emerging superpower wants to bask in the glory of its role as host of the quadrennial global sports festival.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.