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Bosnians mark 25 years since Srebrenica genocide that shocked the world

SREBRENICA, Bosnia (Reuters) - Bosnians commemorated on Saturday the massacre of about 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica, marking the 25th anniversary of killings that shocked the world and have stood out as Europe's only atrocity since World War Two constituting genocide.

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Myanmar army sacks officers over landslide tragedy

TWO high-ranking officers have been fired for having “failed their responsibilities” after a landslide in Myanmar killed at least 174 jade miners, the country’s military said in a rare public sanctioning.

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Survivors of Srebrenica genocide march to honour victims, 25 years on

CRNI VRH, Bosnia (Reuters) - Dozens of survivors of the Srebrenica genocide marched through the woods of eastern Bosnia on Wednesday along the route they took to escape Bosnian Serb death squads a quarter of a century ago this week.

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Bolivia digs mass graves as cemeteries fill with coronavirus victims

LA PAZ (Reuters) - Local authorities are digging mass graves at cemeteries across Bolivia to receive a new wave of victims from COVID-19, unnerving Bolivians as the outbreak rips across the Andean nation.

Along The Watchtower

The way to regain public trust

THERE was a time in the not-too-distant past when the people’s trust in our police force was unshakeable. The mere presence of the “mata-mata” evoked fear among crooks.For a few decades after independence, there was no doubting the people’s confidence in the police. Above its vital role in maintaining order, the commitment of the police to uphold the rule of law was unquestioned.