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.
The BBC's Jon Leyne reports that Iran's opposition leaders continue to accuse the government of torturing and killing citizens arrested during protests that followed June's disputed presidential election.
Sudan may split in two next year after a January referendum on the south's potential independence. But as The World's Alex Gallafent reports, the biggest challenge for southern Sudan will be meeting the basic needs of their population.
In Bashar Al Assad's interview with ABC, the Syrian leader says he feels no guilt for the deaths of Syrians during the past months. Marco Werman listens to parts of the interview with Andrew Tabler of The Washington Institute to get his reaction.
The BBC's James Copnall tells anchor Lisa Mullins that there is worry about a full-scale war erupting between northern and southern Sudan. The Abyei region is at the crux of this latest dispute where looting and fires have erupted.
The most infamous war crime to come out of the Iraq war ended with a whimper. FRONTLINE's and The World's Arun Rath looks at what the legal rulings mean for the soldiers on the ground and the civilians who have to live among them.