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2009-05-04 11:15:00

A human rights watchdog warned on Monday that climate change would force Australia's Aborigines off their traditional lands, resulting in "cultural genocide" and environmental degradation.

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.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.