War crimes

March 04, 2017 - 3:37 am
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The United Nations is warning that the alleged use of chemical weapons in Mosul, if confirmed, would be a serious violation of international humanitarian law and a war crime. "This is horrible," says Lise Grande, the humanitarian coordinator in Iraq in a statement Saturday. "...
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Ramush Haradinaj, a former Kosovo prime minister, appears in court in Colmar, Thursday, March 2, 2017. The appeals court said that it was postponing a decision on the possible extradition of Haradinaj. French authorities had detained Haradinaj since Jan. 4 following a request from Serbia. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
March 02, 2017 - 8:47 am
PARIS (AP) — A French court on Thursday delayed its decision on whether to extradite former Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj to Serbia, where he's wanted on war crimes charges. The appeals court in the northeastern town of Colmar said it agreed with the prosecutor's request for more...
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March 02, 2017 - 6:31 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have arrested two Syrians suspected of being members of the extremist Nusra Front, one of who is alleged to have been involved in the murder of dozens of civilians. The federal prosecutor's office said Thursday that 35-year-old Abdalfatah H.A. is suspected of war...
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March 02, 2017 - 4:59 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have arrested two Syrian nationals who allegedly were members of the extremist Nusra Front — one of them is accused of war crimes involving the murder of dozens of civilians. The federal prosecutor's office said in a statement Thursday that 35-year-old Abdalfatah H...
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FILE - In this July 29, 2014 file photo, smoke and fire from an Israeli strike rise over Gaza City. Israel’s official government watchdog says the country was ill-prepared to handle the threat of underground tunnels from Gaza during the 2014 war, and the Cabinet was not provided enough information to make proper decisions about it. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa, File)
February 28, 2017 - 10:51 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's official government watchdog issued a long-awaited report Tuesday in which it found the military was ill-prepared to counter the threat of underground tunnels used by Hamas militants from Gaza during the 2014 war, and that the Cabinet was not provided enough information to...
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Rescue crews take out residents from a flooded neighborhood Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. Rescuers chest-deep in water steered boats carrying dozens of people, some with babies and pets, from a San Jose neighborhood inundated by water from an overflowing creek Tuesday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
February 22, 2017 - 8:28 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. US TAKES STRICTER IMMIGRATION STANCE A pair of Homeland Security memos lay bare how many of the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally will be targeted for deportation...
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