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NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City crematories are extending their hours, burning bodies into the night. The state has started a running tally of all cremations and burials. City officials are surveying upstate cemeteries for temporary interment sites.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian activists have created a perfume with notes of gunpowder and ash to evoke the terror felt by victims of Josef Stalin's purges, and protest the planned opening of a perfume shop in the building where thousands were sentenced to death.
(Reuters) - Burundi’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission has found more than 6,000 bodies in six mass graves in Karusi Province, the largest finding since the government launched a nationwide excavation in January.
JUBA (Reuters) - Suspected Misseriya tribesmen killed at least 29 people, at least some of whom burned to death in their homes, in an attack on a village in the disputed Abyei border region of South Sudan on Wednesday, a regional administrator said.
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Twenty-six years ago, Prosper saw Burundian soldiers take away his brother and nephew. Neighbours told him soldiers had also discovered his mother in a house where she had been hiding. None were ever seen again.
PUTRAJAYA: Financial records of societies and organisations will be scrutinised for terrorism financing, says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
PUTRAJAYA: The report by the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on the discovery of transit camps and mass graves in Wang Kelian will be presented to the Cabinet next week, says Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A Bosnian war crimes prosecutor on Tuesday indicted a Bosnian Serb former army general for taking part in the 1995 massacre of about 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica, an atrocity described as genocide by two international courts.
BANDA ACEH: Thousands of people knelt in prayer in Indonesia’s Aceh province at ceremonies marking the 15th anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami, one of modern history’s worst natural disasters.