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U.S. ups pressure on Palestinians, closing Washington PLO mission

/ Sep 11, 2018

U.S. ups pressure on Palestinians, closing Washington PLO mission

The United States announced Monday it will shutter the Palestinian mission in Washington, adding further pressure on them to enter peace talks with Israel. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert accused the Palestine Liberation Organization of refusing to support negotiations while a Palestinian official called the ...

Possible war crimes committed by all parties in Yemen: U.N. experts

Aug 29, 2018

Possible war crimes committed by all parties in Yemen: U.N. experts

U.N. human rights experts said Tuesday the governments of Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia may have been responsible for war crimes since Yemen's conflict intensified 3½ years ago, including rape, torture, arbitrary detention and use of child soldiers. Their report — the ...

/ Jul 17, 2018

Ex-Pinochet colonel captured in Argentina

Argentina says it has captured a former Chilean army colonel convicted of committing crimes against humanity during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. Sergio Francisco Jara Arancibia was "one of Chile's most wanted fugitives over murders committed in 1973," Argentina's ministry of security and the nation ...

Mladic to appeal life sentence: son

Nov 22, 2017

Mladic to appeal life sentence: son

Former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic is to appeal his life sentence, his son said Wednesday, calling the judgment by a U.N. court "war propaganda." "This sentence is unjust and contrary to the facts and we will fight it on appeal to prove that ...