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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.
SREBRENICA, Bosnia (Reuters) - More than 8,000 traditional Bosnian coffee cups are being set up in the town of Srebrenica as a memorial for each of the Muslim men and boys massacred there by Serb forces 25 years ago, many now buried in a nearby cemetery.
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.
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.
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The Bosnian Serb government is indoctrinating children with denials of the 1995 genocide in Srebrenica of 8,000 Muslim men and boys, and wrecking attempts at reconciliation, the head of a U.N. court said in an interview.
YANGON (AFP): Two high-ranking officers were fired for having "failed their responsibilities" after a landslide in Myanmar killed at least 174 jade miners, the country's military said on Monday (July 6) in a rare public sanctioning.
HPAKANT, Myanmar, July 5 (AFP): Five Yay Ma Hsay -- or 'unwashed' as the jade miners of northern Myanmar are known -- arrived early Thursday at the pit to scrape out a living on a scraggy hillside, lured by the prospect of finding a stone that could transform their lives.
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.
Three Myanmar military officers were found guilty by a court martial investigating atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in conflict-ridden Rakhine state, the army announced.
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