Ratko Mladic war crime defence due to begin


The defence in the trial of former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity is due to begin on Monday. The 72-year-old is one of the most high-profile suspects to appear before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Mr Mladic denies 11 charges dating to the 1992-95 Bosnian war. He is specifically accused of a role in the massacre of more than 7,000 Bosniak men and boys at Srebrenica. The massacre was Europe’s worst atrocity since World War II. Ratko Mladic and Radovan Karadzic in Pale in 1993. Both men are accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity The Srebrenica massacre was the worst atrocity in…

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Latin America could be jewel of AT&T-DirecTV deal – Reuters

Washington Post Latin America could be jewel of AT&T-DirecTV dealReutersUnderscoring the importance of Latin America to the logic of the deal, AT&T said it would part with its $5 billion stake in billionaire Carlos Slim’s America Movil to smooth the regulatory process and win DirecTV’s business in the region. DirecTV’s […]