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Latest update : 2012-10-16

Karadzic defence team takes centre stage in The Hague

Arrested in July 2008 after 13 years on the run, Radovan Karadzic has been fighting a legal battle against accusations of genocide and crimes against humanity for the Srebrenica massacre, the Siege of Sarajevo and ethnic cleansing in Bosnia. Since his trial began at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in October 2009, more than 300 witnesses have been called on to testify. On October 16th, the former Bosnian Serb political leader launched his counter-attack.

By Stéphanie MAUPAS

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2015-03-31 Oman

Strait of Hormuz: a smuggler's paradise

In the past months, Iran has been negotiating its way back into the international community, hoping to secure a potential easing of the West's economic embargo. Meanwhile...

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2015-03-30 UK

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In the UK, government ministers have written to British mosques thanking them for their response to the attacks in Paris. But they have also called on Muslim leaders to do more...

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2015-03-27 Portugal

Portugal: Anger at corruption scandals, one year after bailout

It's almost one year since Portugal exited its bailout, but the government is still implementing austerity measures. Taxes continue to rise, and some critics say this has led to...

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2015-03-26 France

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France is well known for its culinary traditions and the nation's dishes are already famous worldwide. Now, its bread has become a rising star too, with bakers from across the...

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2015-03-25 Iraq

Iraq's Duluiyah, a symbol of Sunni resistance to jihadists

Iraqi government forces and Iran-backed Shia militia are hoping to soon retake Tikrit, Saddam Hussein's hometown, where jihadists have been holding out for several weeks. But...

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