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Winter cold snap kills 36 in eastern Europe

January 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A severe and snowy cold snap across central and eastern Europe has left at least 36 people dead, cut off power to towns, and snarled traffic. Officials are responding with measures ranging from opening shelters to dispensing hot tea, with particular concern for the homeless and elderly. Continue Reading

Boy in 1995 Ratko Mladic video looks back

May 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The video horrified the world: a grinning Ratko Mladic patting a young Muslim boy on the head and assuring him everyone in the Srebrenica area would be safe just hours before overseeing the murder of 8,000 men and boys. Continue Reading

Mladic extradition appeal rejected

May 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic will be extradited to The Hague, Netherlands “as soon as possible,” Serbia’s chief war crimes prosecutor said today.
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Thousands rally in Serbia to protest Mladic arrest

May 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Thousands of demonstrators sang nationalist songs and carried banners honoring jailed former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic on Sunday as they poured into the street outside Serbia’s parliament to demand the release of the war-crimes suspect, whom they consider a hero. Continue Reading

Serbian police: Accused war criminal Mladic was nabbed in routine raid

May 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

t was the first visit to the village by police who have been conducting similar operations throughout Serbia for years in the hunt for Ratko Mladic, the officials said. Charged by the U.N. war crimes court with genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, Mladic was last seen in public in January 2006. Continue Reading

NATO welcomes Mladic arrest for genocide, war crimes

May 26, 2011 in The Daily Republic

BRUSSELS (AP) NATO hailed Serbia’s arrest of indicted war criminal Ratko Mladic on Thursday, saying he was implicated in some of the worst massacres in modern European history.

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NATO welcomes arrest of indicted war criminal Mladic

May 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

NATO hailed Serbia’s arrest of indicted war criminal Ratko Mladic today, saying he was implicated in some of the worst massacres in modern European history. Continue Reading