Voices Troop talk: Tony Blair in Iraq in May 2003

The anti-war movement has an important case to make. But they know that this money-reward mechanism is surely not strengthening their argument

Officers guilty of 1995 massacre in Srebrenica

Two high-ranking military enforcers of ethnic cleansing for the wartime Bosnian Serb leadership were yesterday convicted of genocide for the 1995 murders of almost 8,000 men and boys after their troops overran the safe enclave of Srebrenica.

Karadzic tribunal to see Mladic diaries

Wartime diaries written by the fugitive former commander of the Bosnian Serb army, General Ratko Mladic, have been handed to prosecutors at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal in The Hague to use as evidence against Radovan Karadzic.

Marko Prelec: This trial won't make anything better – but it must go ahead

Radovan Karadzic’s long and strange career – from Sarajevo psychiatrist to nationalist leader to breakaway president, honoured guest at international peace talks from Geneva to New York to the HMS Invincible, anchored in the Adriatic sea; from the International Criminal Tribunal’s first high-profile indictee, already in the summer of 1995, to fugitive from justice, to bushy-bearded new-age healer in the Belgrade suburbs – takes its last turn today as the ICTY prosecutor calls his first witnesses against him. This day has been long in coming.

Serbian 'war criminal' can stay in UK

An alleged Serbian war criminal arrested in Britain and wanted on numerous charges including "grave breaches" of the Geneva Convention was last night released without charge.

Leading article: Ending impunity for war criminals

Whatever the controversies over alleged abuses of the asylum system, most people in this country are proud of its record in offering sanctuary to those fleeing oppression. They would be horrified by the idea that among such claimants are not only people whose case for asylum is flimsy but mass murderers.

Robert Verkaik: How Scotland Yard gave up hunt for war criminals

The decision to close Scotland Yard's war crimes unit 11 years ago brought to an end Britain's specialist involvement in the investigation of atrocities committed in the Second World War. Many of the key Nazi suspects living in the UK had either died or were too ill to stand trial. Under the old War Crimes Act brought in under Margaret Thatcher's government only two cases ended in prosecution. A year later, in 2000, Labour was severely embarrassed by the case of General Augusto Pinochet, who was arrested in London over war crimes committed in Chile in the 1970s.

Exclusive: Britain: A 'safe haven' for war criminals

More than 50 people wanted for murder and torture living here free from prosecution, campaigners say

Serbia apologise for Srebrenica massacre

Resolution condemned by Bosnian Muslims as not going far enough

Storm (15)

The dark shadow of Bosnian war crimes in the 1990s falls across Hans-Christian Schmid's drama of remembering.

Ejup Ganic: war criminal or just a political pawn?

Ex-Bosnian president denies involvement in crimes that have seen him jailed in Britain

E Jane Dickson: It's time we stopped playing the 'what if?' game

We persist in the unhelpful notion that to understand, we must first ‘experience

Socialite's £300,000 to free former leader

Bosnian woman reveals that she put up bail for ex-president arrested in UK

Steve Richards: Two cheers for the new crying game

Emotional displays will do Labour no good, but humanising moments do have their place

To gasps from the gallery, Blair said we should be proud of the war

Shouts of 'murderer' and 'liar' as the man who took us into Iraq states his case
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Indiana serial killer? Man arrested for murdering teenage prostitute confesses to six other murders - and police fear there could be many more

A new American serial killer?

Police fear man arrested for murder of teen prostitute could be responsible for killing spree dating back 20 years
Sweetie, the fake 10-year-old girl designed to catch online predators, claims her first scalp

Sting to trap paedophiles may not carry weight in UK courts

Computer image of ‘Sweetie’ represented entrapment, experts say
Fukushima nuclear crisis: Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on - and may never return home

Return to Fukushima – a land they will never call home again

Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on from nuclear disaster
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize
Online petitions: Sign here to change the world

Want to change the world? Just sign here

The proliferation of online petitions allows us to register our protests at the touch of a button. But do they change anything?
Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals

'You need me, I don’t need you'

Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals
How to Get Away with Murder: Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama

How to Get Away with Murder

Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama
A cup of tea is every worker's right

Hard to swallow

Three hospitals in Leicester have banned their staff from drinking tea and coffee in public areas. Christopher Hirst explains why he thinks that a cuppa is every worker's right
Which animals are nearly extinct?

Which animals are nearly extinct?

Conservationists in Kenya are in mourning after the death of a white northern rhino, which has left the species with a single male. These are the other species on the brink
12 best children's shoes

Perfect for leaf-kicking: 12 best children's shoes

Find footwear perfect to keep kids' feet protected this autumn
Anderlecht vs Arsenal: Gunners' ray of light Aaron Ramsey shines again

Arsenal’s ray of light ready to shine again

Aaron Ramsey’s injury record has prompted a club investigation. For now, the midfielder is just happy to be fit to face Anderlecht in the Champions League
Comment: David Moyes' show of sensitivity thrown back in his face by former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

Moyes’ show of sensitivity thrown back in his face... by Ferguson

Manchester United legend tramples on successor who resisted criticising his inheritance
Two super-sized ships have cruised into British waters, but how big can these behemoths get?

Super-sized ships: How big can they get?

Two of the largest vessels in the world cruised into UK waters last week
British doctors on brink of 'cure' for paralysis with spinal cord treatment

British doctors on brink of cure for paralysis

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells
Ranked seventh in world’s best tourist cities - not London, or Edinburgh, but Salisbury

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2015

UK city beats Vienna, Paris and New York to be ranked seventh in world’s best tourist destinations - but it's not London