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Turkey outraged by House resolution on Armenian ‘genocide’

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Turkey outraged by House resolution on Armenian ‘genocide’

By a margin of one vote, the House Foreign Affairs Committee passed a non-binding resolution calling the World War I-era killing of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks a "genocide." The fallout continues between the U.S. and Turkey, one of America's key allies. Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Bulent Aliriza, and Tarek Bazley reports for Al Jazeera English.

Posted: March 5, 2010 17:08   Comments: 42
Former Bosnian Serb leader defends himself in the Hague

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Former Bosnian Serb leader defends himself in the Hague

In the Hague, the man accused of presiding over one of Europe's worst cases of genocide since World War II began his defense today. Radovan Karadzic, the former Bosnian Serb leader, is charged with mass murder at Srebrenica and the destruction of Muslim and Croat villages. For more, Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Belinda Cooper.

Posted: March 1, 2010 13:59   Comments: 26
Worldfocus Radio: Rwanda as Regional Power

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Worldfocus Radio: Rwanda as Regional Power

Rwanda has come a long way since a horrific genocide 16 years ago resulted in the death of around 800,000 Tutsis, as well as "moderate" Hutus who opposed the genocidaires. The Rwandan leader is often seen as a model for the developing world. Martin Savidge hosts Stephen Kinzer and Noel Twagiramungu to discuss the issues.

Posted: February 24, 2010 14:57   Comments: 13
Debating the impact of the ICC ruling on Sudan’s Al-Bashir

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Debating the impact of the ICC ruling on Sudan’s Al-Bashir

This week, an appeals chamber at the International Criminal Court ruled that the ICC should review evidence of genocide against the current President of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir. Worldfocus contributing blogger Ayo Johnson and others weigh in on the decision.

Posted: February 5, 2010 15:22   Comments: 19
Court opens door to new charges against Bashir

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Court opens door to new charges against Bashir

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has traveled freely for months, despite the existence of an international warrant for his arrest from the International Criminal Court. Today an ICC ruling raised the possibility that genocide could be added to the charges against Bashir, reports Deutsche Welle.

Posted: February 3, 2010 16:11   Comments: 5
Turkey, Armenia agree on road map to normalize ties

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Turkey, Armenia agree on road map to normalize ties

Turkey and Armenia have worked out a framework to normalize relations, the Turkish Foreign Ministry announced on Wednesday. The announcement comes just before Armenia commemorates the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks between 1915-1917 -- a long source of tension between the neighboring countries.

Posted: April 23, 2009 16:05   Comments: 3
Obama avoids “genocide” label in Turkey

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Obama avoids “genocide” label in Turkey

Visiting Turkey on Monday, U.S. President Barack Obama encouraged dialogue with Armenia, acknowledging the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks but stopping short of calling them "genocide." A Worldfocus contributing blogger explores Obama's goals in Turkey and the Armenia question.

Posted: April 6, 2009 09:23   Comments: 2
Bashir defies arrest warrant and disputes Darfur’s death toll

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Bashir defies arrest warrant and disputes Darfur’s death toll

As Sudan's president travels abroad despite an ICC warrant for his arrest citing war crimes in Darfur, a Worldfocus contributing blogger explores another controversial aspect of the conflict in Darfur -- death tolls, which vary widely and have political implications.

Posted: March 25, 2009 10:09   Comments: 2
International court issues arrest warrant for Sudan’s Bashir

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International court issues arrest warrant for Sudan’s Bashir

Amir Idris of Fordham University discusses the International Criminal Court's order for the arrest of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, which charges him with war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur.

Posted: March 4, 2009 15:08   Comments: 9
Reports: Sudan’s al-Bashir to be arrested for war crimes

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Reports: Sudan’s al-Bashir to be arrested for war crimes

The International Criminal Court may be close to a decision on whether to arrest and indict Sudanese leader Omar Hassan al-Bashir for war crimes in Darfur.

Posted: February 13, 2009 10:37   Comments: 2
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