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.
Six months after Tunisian protestors deposed President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, inspired by a young fruit and vegetable seller called Mohammed Bouazzi who burnt himself to death.The BBC's Middle East editor, Jeremy Bowen has more.
This morning the International Criminal Court has issued arrest warrants for Libyan leader Col. Muammar Gadhafi, his son Saif al-Islam Gadhafi, and Gadhafi's intelligence chief for crimes against humanity. The BBC's Jeremy Bowen reports.
The Libyan government has said that an American decision to deploy drone aircraft as part of the NATO operation over Libya will cause more civilian deaths. The decision to use U.S. drones comes as Senator John McCain visits for talks with rebel leaders.
Col. Moammer Gadhafi has accepted a political road map to peace proposed by the African Union. A rebel spokesperson said that any deal that allows Gadhafi and his sons to stay in power would not be acceptable. The BBC's Jeremy Bowen reports from Tripoli.