The country's overseas intelligence service has been accused of bugging the cabinet office of its tiny, impoverished neighbour
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Saturday 22 October 2011
Colonel Gaddafi was accustomed to appear in public wearing enough insignia on his chest to cover a dining table. Whatever else his medals were awarded for, it wasn't for bravery. Ceausescu went to his death before a firing squad singing the Internationale. Saddam Hussein died shouting: "Do you consider this bravery?" But Gaddafi seems to have died the death of a coward. He was found in an outflow pipe, cringing. He shouted: "Don't shoot, don't shoot", and, according to one freedom fighter, "What have I done to you?"
Monday 15 August 2011
Friday 12 August 2011
Lord Sugar favours a robust police response to riots and looting, or so he told ITV's This Morning following the recent unrest.
Monday 25 July 2011
Serbia's last major war crimes suspect refused to enter a plea on charges over the 1991-1995 Croatian war when he made a brief first appearance at the UN's Yugoslavia tribunal today.
Friday 22 July 2011
The last Balkan war-crimes suspect has been extradited to the UN tribunal for prosecution today after being allowed last-minute visits with relatives, including his sick mother.
Friday 22 July 2011
Serbia's last major war crimes suspect was able to evade capture thanks to a network of hardliners and may have spent time in Russia, according to the Serb President and investigators.
Thursday 21 July 2011
Wednesday 20 July 2011
Serbia arrested the last major war crimes suspect from the 1990s conflicts in former Yugoslavia today, closing what its president said was a "burdensome" page in the country's history.
Wednesday 06 July 2011
An appeals court in the Netherlands concluded yesterday that the Dutch state was responsible for the deaths of three Muslim men in the Srebrenica massacre in which 8,000 people were slaughtered by Bosnian Serb forces.
Monday 04 July 2011
The former Bosnian Serb army commander, Ratko Mladic, will boycott the UN war crimes court, where he is scheduled to enter a plea today against charges of genocide during the Bosnian war. Arrested in May after 16 years on the run, General Mladic, 69, was formally charged by the tribunal in The Hague last month when he refused to plead and rejected war crimes charges against him as "obnoxious" and "monstrous".
Sunday 26 June 2011
Up to 30 people can sleep over at the remote UFO-like dome, Integratron (integratron.com), in the Mojave Desert near Palm Springs, California.
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