Ratko Mladic, who is accused of orchestrating a horrific campaign of ethnic cleansing during the bloody civil war that ripped apart Yugoslavia, went on trial Wednesday at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands.
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Goran Hadzic -- the last Yugoslav war crimes suspect at large until his arrest this week -- arrived in the Netherlands on Friday and was detained by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, the tribunal said Friday.
The capture of Goran Hadzic, the last Yugoslav war crimes suspect who had been at large, proves that international justice works, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday.
Serbia's president announces the arrest of Ratko Mladic, the highest-ranking Balkan war crimes suspect still at-large.
It is now remembered as the worst atrocity in Europe since World War II.
Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic Monday refused to enter a plea at his war crimes trial, demanding new lawyers and speaking over the judge until he was removed from the court.
Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic dismissed as "obnoxious" charges against him Friday during his first appearance at a war crimes tribunal.
Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic makes his first appearance at the U.N. war crimes tribunal in The Hague.
Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic will make his first appearance at the U.N. war crimes tribunal in The Hague on Friday morning, the court said.
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Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic is en route to face war crimes charges at The Hague.
Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic was in the custody of a U.N. war crimes tribunal in The Hague late Tuesday after losing his fight against extradition from Serbia, the tribunal announced.
When police burst into the garden of the small house in northern Serbia where Europe's highest-ranking war crimes suspect had been hiding, the former Bosnian Serb general was found standing against a wall in a utility room normally used for storing farm equipment, a government minister told CNN.
After more than 15 years in hiding, onetime Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic was in a Belgrade jail Friday to face charges that he presided over Europe's worst massacre since World War II.
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The son of the iconic founder of modern Kenya and two other powerful figures in the East African nation -- all accused of crimes against humanity -- made their first appearances before the International Criminal Court at The Hague on Friday.
Three Kenyan political leaders accused of crimes against humanity following the country's disputed 2007 elections had their first appearance Thursday before the International Criminal Court at The Hague.
The International Criminal Court named six Kenyan leaders, including the deputy prime minister, Wednesday suspected of organizing violence after the disputed 2007 election.
Natalee Holloway's family may soon learn whether a jawbone found on an Aruban beach last week belongs to the 18-year-old teen, who disappeared five years ago.
CNN's John Roberts and panel discuss the finding of a bone on an Aruban beach and if it's linked to Natalee Holloway.
An international court cleared the way Tuesday to try a former politician and militia leader for crimes against humanity and war crimes including murder, rape and pillaging.
The International Criminal Court on Friday reversed a decision to release a Congolese militia leader and ordered the resumption of his war crimes trial.
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Billionaire Robert Johnson stresses the importance of Liberia for African-Americans.
The mother of the 26-year-old woman whose videotaped shooting last year in Tehran sparked anti-government demonstrations throughout Iran appealed Monday to international human rights organizations and to the international court in The Hague for help in prosecuting her daughter's killer.
A judge has ordered an independent inquiry into whether war-crimes prosecutors at The Hague may have intimidated and/or pressured witnesses testifying in the continuing trial of a Serbian politician accused of war crimes.
The trial of a man accused of war crimes in the Central African Republic has been postponed, the International Criminal Court said Friday.
The Court of Appeal at The Hague ruled Tuesday that a group of women cannot sue the United Nations for failing to prevent the massacre in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica in 1995.
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The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has successfully brought dozens of war criminals to justice, but a "truth commission" is still necessary if the region's ethnic factions are ever to achieve lasting reconciliation, according to a former legal adviser to the court.
U.N. judges adjourned the long-awaited war-crimes trial of Radovan Karadzic on Monday after the former Bosnian Serb leader refused to appear on the opening day.
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic intends to skip the start of his war crimes trial because he says he has had too little time to prepare, a spokeswoman for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia said Thursday.
The war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic is set to begin October 26, the U.N. war crimes tribunal at The Hague said Friday.
The ambassadors of eight Western nations urged Japan on Friday to consider signing The Hague Convention on international child abduction.
The ambassadors of eight nations urged Japan to ratify the Hague Treaty on child abduction. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
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The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court says he has evidence to prove Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is guilty of genocide, even though he is not charged with the crime.
The actress/activist attends the trial of a Congolese warlord who allegedly recruited child soldiers
A Sudanese rebel commander accused of responsibility for the deadliest attack on African Union peacekeepers in Darfur faced an International Criminal Court hearing Monday.
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The United Nations Sunday launched a special tribunal to prosecute the assassins of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
CNN's Cal Perry examines the feelings in Lebanon for the U.N. tribunal investigating the death of former PM Rafiq Hariri.
Former Serbian President Milan Milutinovic was Thursday found not guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Kosovo by a U.N. tribunal.
A U.N. tribunal clears former Serbian President Milan Milutinovic of war crimes in Kosovo.
Letters containing white powder were mailed to 16 U.S. embassies across Europe, according to the State Department on Wednesday.
A plea in the case of Radovan Karadzic, the former Bosnian Serb leader accused of war crimes, will be entered next week, the tribunal at The Hague said on Friday.
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was in U.N. custody at The Hague on Wednesday, preparing for his first court appearance more than 13 years after he was first indicted for war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity.
Supporters of Radovan Karadzic rally in Serbia as his extradition nears.
The lawyer of former Bosnian Serb president Radovan Karadzic was expected to launch an appeal Friday to block his client's extradition to The Hague to face an international war crimes tribunal.
CNN's Christiane Amanpour recalls the rise to prominence and notoriety of captured Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic.
The arrest of Bosnian Serb war crimes fugitive Radovan Karadzic is an important step in the reconciliation process in the Balkans, Christiane Amanpour, CNN senior international correspondent, says.
Shadows loom over a commemoration of the Srebrenica massacre. CNN's Robin Oakley reports.
Former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic is in custody in Belgrade, Serbia, and will soon be handed over to an international war crimes tribunal at The Hague, Netherlands, to face charges over his alleged role in Balkans war atrocities.
Serbia's war crimes prosecutor says a judge has ordered ex-Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic's transfer to the UN's war crimes tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands
The U.N.'s highest court is ruling Wednesday on an emergency Mexican appeal to block the execution of its citizens on death row in the United States
U.N. officials and diplomats said the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court will seek an arrest warrant Monday charging Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir with crimes against humanity and genocide in Darfur
An ex-rebel leader who served as a vice president of Congo was arrested near Brussels, Belgium on Saturday on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity, according to International Criminal Court.
The son of the Dutch defense chief was killed Friday by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, and the Taliban claimed they deliberately made the young lieutenant a high-profile target
A Dutch court has refused to ban a lawmaker's Internet film criticizing the Quran
A former Congolese militia leader suspected of war crimes and crimes against humanity made his first appearance at the International Criminal Court at The Hague Monday.
Former Serbian officer Vlastimir Djordjevic, accused of war crimes during the 1999 crackdown on Kosovo Albanians, was arrested in Montenegro, a court official has told CNN.
Former Liberian President Charles Taylor spent his first night in a Dutch prison as prosecutors prepared to move quickly to bring him to trial on 11 war crimes charges.
A U.N.-backed court in Sierra Leone has asked the Dutch government to stage the war crimes trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor in the Netherlands, the Dutch Foreign Ministry said Thursday, and the government has set conditions for that to happen.
Slobodan Milosevic's son said Tuesday that the former Yugoslav president had been murdered at the detention center of the U.N. war crimes tribunal in The Hague.
Slobodan Milosevic's son Marko has arrived in the Netherlands to claim the remains of the late Yugoslav leader.
Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic's war crimes trial in The Hague, Netherlands, had just entered its fifth year when he was found dead Saturday in his cell.
Former Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic was regarded as the chief architect of the carnage unleashed during the breakup of Yugoslavia.
Authorities with the U.N. war crimes tribunal are investigating the death of Slobodan Milosevic after the former Yugoslav president was found dead Saturday morning in his cell in The Hague, Netherlands. He was 64.
Milan Babic, the leader of rebel Serbs in Croatia and one-time president of the Croatian Serbs in the 1990s, has committed suicide in his cell at a U.N. detention facility where he was serving a 13-year term for war crimes, officials said.
It is now remembered as the worst atrocity in Europe since World War II.
Top war crimes fugitive Gen. Ratko Mladic remains at large despite rumors of his capture, according to the United Nations chief prosecutor.
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The Dutch government is testing a mobile phone danger alert system that sends text messages to people who could be affected by natural disasters or terrorist attacks.
Dutch authorities detained seven terrorist suspects believed to be plotting attacks on politicians and the bombing of a government building, officials said.
Kosovo President Ibrahim Rugova has escaped unhurt after a dustbin exploded as his car drove past in the capital Pristina.
Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic has been given the right to lead his own defense case after appealing against the imposition of defense lawyers, The Hague tribunal said.
Two court-appointed lawyers for former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic have asked to be dismissed from his case.
Following are some key facts about the United Nations war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
The U.N. High Representative to Bosnia Wednesday sacked 60 high-level Serb officials because they failed to arrest suspected war criminals, calling their lack of action a "sustained, long-term, gross refusal."
Israel's high court ruled Wednesday that a section of the West Bank security barrier under construction must be rerouted to avoid infringing on the lives of 35,000 Palestinians, according to an abstract of the court ruling.
A senior U.N. prosecutor has said a lack of political will by the West means genocide suspect Radovan Karadzic is unlikely ever to be arrested.
Fans of Radovan Karadzic have taunted NATO after a failed manhunt for the genocide suspect, saying "our people" would keep him from the clutches of the West.
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