Syrian president Bashar al-Assad has given a rare interview to the media — to the BBC. Assad denied using barrel bombs. But British trauma surgeon David Nott was astonished to hear that, since he was nearly killed by one of the devices in Aleppo a few months ago.
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.
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.