In 1995, Bosnian Serb forces killed more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica. Men who were directly or indirectly involved in the massacre hold key positions in Serbia's political and economic spheres.
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A quarter-century after the Srebrenica genocide, the former UN prosecutor for war crimes Serge Brammertz speaks about the ongoing process of reconciliation and the recent increase in historical revisionism.
Trump confidant Roger Stone "is now a free man!" the White House said after the US president commuted his sentence. Stone was about to go to prison for lying to Congress, tampering and obstruction in the Russia probe.
A Turkish court has revoked the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia's museum status, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan immediately signing a decree to open it to Muslim worshipers. The ancient building was once a cathedral.
The UN remains split on the way to deliver aid to Syria, with Beijing and Moscow vetoing the latest humanitarian push. The nations disagree on which border crossings should be used and for how long.
By taking the case to the European Court of Human Rights, the Dutch government said it hopes to achieve "truth, justice and accountability" for the 298 victims. The Malaysia Airlines passenger jet was shot down in 2014.
A new bout of violence rocked Serbia despite the government's ban on mass gatherings. The protesters decry the state's handling of the pandemic, with many of them pelting the police with bottles, rocks and flares.
Brazil reported 1,200 new deaths from the coronavirus on Friday, taking its total death toll to 70,400. The US now has 3.2 million active cases. Follow DW for the latest.
While the first countries are easing their lockdowns, others report more and more new cases every day. Data for the global picture shows: The pandemic is far from over. DW has the latest statistics.
Florian Hollmann sent 170 pigs every week to the Tönnies slaughterhouse in Rheda-Wiedenbrück. But a coronavirus outbreak forced the facility to close weeks ago — giving the pigs a short reprieve and him a problem.
Travel warnings, risk areas, quarantine requirements: For many of our readers, the entry regulations for Germany remain confusing. Here are a few answers to the most important questions.
The researchers are heading to China in a preliminary phase of the bid to discover which animal the coronavirus came from and how it jumped to humans. They will prepare the groundwork for a later investigation.
China's embassy has warned its citizens of a strange pneumonia more deadly than coronavirus spreading in the former Soviet republic. A leading health chief thinks there could be issues around testing for COVID-19.
Primary elections for Hong Kong's democratic camp have begun despite the fear of reprisal under a new national security law. Many view the vote as a litmus test for resistance to the legislation out of Beijing.
Amazon cited security risks while telling its employees to delete TikTok, the popular video-sharing app developed by a Chinese company. Just hours later, the company said the memo had been sent "in error."
The lagoon city has conducted a pilot run of 78 inflatable barriers designed to hold back tides as high as three meters. The ambitious new dam system has been plagued by corruption and a delay of almost a decade.
A court has jailed a man for 15 years after he confessed to killing six relatives. The man, who claimed he acted out of hatred towards his mother, is to serve at least some of his sentence in a psychiatric ward.
The head of a far-right party in Germany was given a six-month prison sentence in 2018 for calling someone a "cheeky Jewish functionary." The Constitutional Court has concurred with that decision and explained why.
The German Defense Ministry plans to make amends for past wrongs against gay soldiers — but does the plan go far enough?
Last week, pictures of a toddler lying on the body of his dead grandfather sparked outrage in Indian Kashmir. DW's Rifat Fareed analyzes how the violent conflict is affecting Kashmiri children's growth and wellbeing.
Armies fighting Boko Haram militants around Lake Chad need to share intelligence to end the insurgency that has displaced 2 million people, a report by the International Crisis Group finds.
Protecting the truth from deniers and serving justice for the victims is our best bet against future genocides.
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Lebanon is on the brink. Millions of people are at risk of going hungry. DW's Aya Ibrahim takes a look at how things got so bad in the Middle East nation.
At the 23rd International AIDS Conference, a case was presented in which a patient in Sao Paulo showed no trace of HIV for over a year after he stopped therapy. Scientists are skeptical about the case.
The fossil indicates that the species stemmed from a line of dinosaurs even more ancient in origin than the one that was said to have given rise to the T-Rex. The carnivores were dubbed "Aratasaurus museunacionali."
A global conservation body has warned climate change, deforestation and poaching are threatening the existence of thousands of species. The group called for a change in the way humans interact with the natural world.
Investments in US offshore wind projects over the next decades are set to catch up with US offshore oil and gasoline investments. In only four years the sector has grown from scratch to a big deal.
The coronavirus is not the same that came out of China half a year ago. Like other viruses, it has mutated. A recent study suggests: the globally predominant strain is more infectious than the original. We look at what gene mutations of the coronavirus could mean. Could it become more deadly?
After a four-month break due to the coronavirus crisis, the NBA is set to resume with games taking place in Orlando, Florida. Dallas center Maxi Kleber spoke to DW about the pandemic and the risks of returning to play.
Many animals and plants are finding a home among Germany's active military training grounds.
Bottlenecks in the production of antiviral drug remdesivir have led to policymakers threatening compulsory licensing and economic sanctions. It's a foretaste of what may come when a coronavirus vaccine becomes available.
Staring into deep red light for three minutes a day helps to maintain vision, British researchers have discovered. They found that the long-wave impulses stimulate the mitochondria in the cells of the retina.
Kenya canceled its entire academic year over concerns of spreading the coronavirus. This is unprecedented for the east African nation, but may prove to be a blueprint for other countries to follow as the pandemic is forcing governments to draw on economic and human resources they simply don't have. DW visits the teachers and students locked out of the classroom in Nairobi.
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