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.
Rebel forces have fought off an attempt by soldiers loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to retake the eastern oil town of Brega. Gaddafi said he would "fight until the last man and woman". Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Jon Leyne in Benghazi.
Author Loung Ung says the deaths at Cambodia's water festival represent the first major trauma experienced by Cambodians since Pol Pot.Ung, the author of ï¿½First They Killed My Father,ï¿½ speaks with anchor Lisa Mullins.
Syrian Military defectors in Turkey talk about the role of the military in the uprising. Divisions within the military are deepening over violence against civilians. Orders to shoot protesters are enforced with executions.
Fugitive Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic has been arrested in Serbia after 16 years on the run. Mladic faces charges over the massacre of at least 7,500 Bosnian Muslim men and boys at Srebrenica in 1995. Nate Tabak reports.
Around 7,000 Syrians live in refugee camps along the Turkish-Syrian border. They fled to Turkey when the Assad regime quashed anti-government protests last June - but in the wake of the recent UN vote, many young men say they want to go back and fight.