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U.N. war courts productive but stymied

UNITED NATIONS, June 29 (UPI) -- The United Nations war crime tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda both report difficulties meeting the Security Council's deadlines.

U.N.: Thousands dead equals genocide

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, April 19 (UPI) -- A United Nations court has upheld a verdict that the 1995 deaths of 7,000 men and boys in Bosnia was genocide, the BBC reported Monday.

U.S. suspends aid to Serbia

WASHINGTON, March 31 (UPI) -- The United States suspended more than $25 million in aid to Serbia-Montenegro Wednesday for its refusal to hand over suspected war criminals.

Washington cuts Serbia aid

WASHINGTON, March 31 (UPI) -- The United States suspended aid to Serbia Wednesday, with an announcement that Belgrade is not co-operating with the U.N. war crimes tribunal in The Hague.

U.S. favors trial of war crime fugitives

WASHINGTON, March 26 (UPI) -- The United States said Friday it stands committed to bringing war crimes fugitives from former Yugoslavia and Rwanda to justice.

War criminal in Belgrade, prosecutor says

BELGRADE, Serbia, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Indicted war criminal Radovan Karadzic is living in Belgrade, international prosecutor Carla Del Ponte announced Wednesday.

New Bosnian genocide trial scheduled

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- A trial for war crimes and genocide for former Bosnian Serb official Momcilo Krajisnik has been scheduled for next month, Radio Free Europe said Friday.

Clock ticking in NATO hunt for Karadjic

PALE, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- There is a possibility fugitive Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadjic could evade war crimes prosecution if NATO can't capture him by the end of the year.

Clark testifies Milosevic knew of massacre

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Former NATO commander Wesley Clark testified in The Hague that former Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic knew a massacre in Srebrenica was being planned.

Karadzic accused of ordering carnage

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The Hague war crimes tribunal Friday heard allegations that former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic ordered the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

Bosnian Serbs admit to Srebrenica deaths

BANJA LUKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- The Bosnian Serb government admitted to the mass slaughter of Muslims in Srebrenica in July 1995, the London Independent reported Wednesday.

Mladic arrest demanded

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- The chief prosecutor for the Hague's International War Crimes Tribunal says Belgrade is not doing enough to find indicted war criminals, reports the BBC.

Raid on Bosnian Serb's mother's house

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Hours after she died, NATO-led troops raided the house of a suspected war criminal's mother, the BBC said Wednesday.

Chirac denies secret deal with Serbs

PARIS, July 11 (UPI) -- French President Jacques Chirac denies he entered into a secret deal to protect Bosnian Serb leaders in exchange for two captured pilots.

Serb fugitive's assets frozen

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina, July 7 (UPI) -- The assets of Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic have been frozen in hopes of flushing him out, a report said Monday.

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