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The Bosnian Prosecutor’s Office Friday indicted 24 people in five separate indictments for various charges involving crimes against humanity and war crimes. The first indictment was filed on December 29 against six people for crimes against humanity committed in 1992 in the city of Prijedor. The accused were employed as guards in camps established in [...]

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Bulgaria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Thursday summoned the Russian Ambassador to Bulgaria, Eleonora Mitrofanova, to protest investigative journalist Christo Grozevon’s inclusion on the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs’ wanted list. Grozev is the Executive Director of Bellingcat, a Netherlands-based investigative journalism group which specializes in professional and citizen reporting on human rights abuses. It is [...]

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The US Department of Transportation (DOT) Tuesday promised to look into massive flight cancellations and delays by Southwest Airlines, the world’s largest low-cost carrier, amidst an unprecedented winter storm. According to FlightAware, a flight tracking website, 2,694 flights or 64 percent of Southwest’s scheduled flights were canceled on Tuesday. Another 25 percent of Southwest’s schedule [...]

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The Government of India Tuesday announced that it signed a peace agreement with the Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF), an insurgent group in the northeastern state of Manipur. Senior officials of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the Manipur government and representatives of ZUF signed the “Cessation of Operation” agreement in the presence of the [...]

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Arizona governor-elect Katie Hobbs and Maricopa County officials Monday filed for sanctions against former Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake after a state judge dismissed Lake’s remaining claims of election misconduct. In the motion, Hobbs and other defendants also asked for $25,050 in attorney fees because of Lake’s decision to continue litigation despite the lack of [...]

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A Turkish court Saturday ordered the release of Sinan Aygül, a journalist detained under Turkey’s recent anti-disinformation law.  Aygül posted a video announcing his release after his lawyer filed an objection to his detention order. He said in the video, “I am free again after 10 days of captivity. I hope neither I nor any [...]

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UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) head Ramiz Alakbarov Monday called for a reversal of the decision to ban women from domestic and international NGO humanitarian jobs, in a meeting with Economy Minister Qari Din Mohammad Hanif in Kabul.  On Saturday, the Minister of Economy (MoE) issued a directive prohibiting domestic and international non-governmental organizations [...]

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