Johann Breyer admits that he was a guard at Auschwitz labor camp during the Holocaust, but he says he had nothing to do with the Auschwitz death camp. Federal authorities say he went further and helped bring victims to the gas chambers. Now he's under arrest at the age of 89.
The brutal war in Bosnia ended nearly 20 years ago. But at the International Criminal Tribunal in the Hague the conflict is still being dissected in detail.
At the war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic, the prosecution has wrapped. Now for the defence.
Former Bosnian military commander Ratko Mladic came face-to-face with the former leader of the Bosnian Serbs, Radovan Karadzic, for the first time in two decades at a criminal court in the Hague. But he refused to testify for his old ally.
The trial of Kenya's deputy president, William Ruto, and his boss, president Uhuru Kenyatta, are accused of orchestrating violence that followed disputed elections six years ago. It's the first time serving leaders have been called to account.
For Bosnian refugees who have found a home in the US, the debate over Syria is very familiar. So are the stories of refugees fleeing their homes. We hear from Bosnian refugees living in California about the crisis in Syria.
The vote Tuesday in Congress authorizing President Obama to use military force, has residents of Damascus concerned about a possible escalation of the civil war. Anchor Marco Werman speaks the the BBC's Jeremy Bowen in Damascus.
In the 1930s in Germany, anti-semitism was all-pervasive, and part of that can be attributed to pop culture. A commercially successful board game for example called "Juden Raus" (Jews Out) became a pastime of German families.
Darfur refugees are criticizing US envoy Scott Gration for reportedly downplaying the scope of the crisis in the Sudanese region. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from human rights lawyer, Rebecca Hamilton.
Ryan Crocker, former US Ambassador to Iraq, Pakistan, Syria, and Kuwait talks with host Marco Werman about limits and possibilities of western intervention in Libya. Ambassador Crocker says the West must act, but without putting its boots on the ground.
Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to the BBC's John James in Abidjan, the capital of Ivory Coast. Post-election violence there has subsided, but the Ivory Coast ambassador to the U-N warns the country could be ï¿½on the brink of genocide.
Tuesday for the first time, Rwandan President Kagame addressed a direct question about an accusation during a press conference from one of his former allies of being the man responsible for the death of Juvenal Habyarimana.
Spain's Supreme Court has found the country's best-known judge, Baltasar Garzon, guilty of authorizing illegal recordings of lawyers' conversations. He has been banned from the legal profession for 11 years.