The capture and prosecution of Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk in the U.S. earlier this year has prompted the Polish government to launch another hunt for any remaining staff members from Auschwitz who could still be at large.
After more than 15 years on the run, Ratko Mladic, commander of Bosnian Serb forces during the Balkan wars of the 1990s, was arrested Thursday on war crimes charges, including the slaughter of thousands of Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in 1995. (more)
Former President George W. Bush canceled a planned trip to Switzerland over fear of legal action there as pressure mounted on the Swiss government to arrest him and open a criminal probe into allegations of torture if he visits the country.
When President Bush took to the podium on July 4 to speak at a naturalization ceremony at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello home, there were some in the crowd besides those gathered to be sworn in as American citizens.
Here’s footage from Wednesday’s dramatic confrontation on Capitol Hill between a Code Pink anti-war activist with faux blood on her hands and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, whose hands are stained, according to the protester, with the “blood of millions of Iraqis.”