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Serbian PM pays respects to Srebrenica Muslim victims
Serbian PM pays respects to Srebrenica Muslim victims

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic paid his respects to the Muslim victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, months after he was chased from a ceremony in the Bosnian town by an angry stone-throwing crowd.

Serbian PM pays respects to Srebrenica Muslim victims
Japan considers pulling UNESCO funding over Nanjing row
Japan considers pulling UNESCO funding over Nanjing row

Japan warned that it might pull funding for UNESCO to protest last week's decision to inscribe documents related to the Nanjing massacre in its Memory of the World register.

Japan considers pulling UNESCO funding over Nanjing row
'Batman' theater gunman James Holmes guilty of murder
'Batman' theater gunman James Holmes guilty of murder

"Batman" theater gunman James Holmes was found guilty on all charges -- and could now face the death penalty -- over the 2012 massacre that left 12 dead and 70 more injured in Colorado.

'Batman' theater gunman James Holmes guilty of murder
Convoy of Srebrenica victims' remains arrive in massacre site
Convoy of Srebrenica victims' remains arrive in massacre site

A convoy carrying the coffins of 136 newly-identified Srebrenica victims arrived in the Bosnian town where the massacre took place, for their burial on the 20th anniversary.

Convoy of Srebrenica victims' remains arrive in massacre site
Top cartoonist Luz to leave Charlie Hebdo
Top cartoonist Luz to leave Charlie Hebdo

Cartoonist Luz, who drew Charlie Hebdo's front cover picture of Mohammed following the massacre, said he was leaving the paper.

Top cartoonist Luz to leave Charlie Hebdo
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Kenya arrests governor after coastal attacks: police

Kenyan police have arrested the governor of the coastal Lamu district in connection with three recent massacres in which over 60 people were killed, officers said.

Kenya arrests governor after coastal attacks: police
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Gunmen kill five in fresh Kenya coast attack: police

At least five people have been killed in a new attack on Kenya's coastal region, officials said Tuesday, one week after some 60 people died in twin massacres nearby.

Gunmen kill five in fresh Kenya coast attack: police
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38 killed in DR Congo ethnic violence: government

A total of 38 people died in ethnic violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo at the weekend, many massacred when a church was set ablaze, the government said.

38 killed in DR Congo ethnic violence: government
ICC sentences Congolese warlord Katanga to 12 years
ICC sentences Congolese warlord Katanga to 12 years

The International Criminal Court on Friday sentenced Congolese warlord Germain "Simba" Katanga to 12 years in jail for arming an ethnic militia that carried out a "particularly cruel" 2003 village massacre.

ICC sentences Congolese warlord Katanga to 12 years
French court sentences Rwandan over genocide
French court sentences Rwandan over genocide

A French court sentenced a former Rwandan army captain to 25 years in prison over the 1994 genocide Friday, in a landmark ruling just weeks ahead of the massacre's 20th anniversary.

French court sentences Rwandan over genocide
NATO should intervene in Crimea 'before massacre': Tatar leader
NATO should intervene in Crimea 'before massacre': Tatar leader

Tatar community leader Mustafa Dzhemilev on Thursday urged NATO to intervene in Crimea to avert a "massacre" and called on the Crimean Tatars to boycott the upcoming referendum to join Russia.

NATO should intervene in Crimea 'before massacre': Tatar leader
43 killed in Nigeria in suspected Boko Haram school attack
43 killed in Nigeria in suspected Boko Haram school attack

Suspected Boko Haram Islamists killed 43 people on Tuesday in an attack on secondary school students as they slept in the latest school massacre to hit Nigeria's troubled northeast.

43 killed in Nigeria in suspected Boko Haram school attack
Clothing lays on the ground outside the car Adam Lanza drove to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. ©Reuters/Connecticut State Police/Handout
US releases harrowing Newtown massacre documents

American schoolchildren were slaughtered in a hail of bullets after packing like sardines into a bathroom in a doomed bid to escape the murderous rampage of Newtown gunman Adam Lanza.

US releases harrowing Newtown massacre documents
Massacre, rapes, executions carried out in South Sudan: witnesses
Massacre, rapes, executions carried out in South Sudan: witnesses

South Sudanese soldiers have carried out a string of ethnic killings, including a massacre, house-to-house killings and rapes, following an outbreak of fighting more than a week ago.

Massacre, rapes, executions carried out in South Sudan: witnesses
New US school shooting on eve of Newtown anniversary
New US school shooting on eve of Newtown anniversary

A schoolboy gunman wounded two fellow students Friday, one critically, before killing himself in the latest such US shooting on the the eve of the first anniversary of the Newtown massacre.

New US school shooting on eve of Newtown anniversary
Street artist Mark Panzarino, 41, prepares a memorial as he writes the names of the Sandy Hook Elementary School victims. ©Reuters/Eduardo Munoz
One year on, Newtown voices revive pain of massacre

One year after a gunman burst into a US school and slaughtered 20 small children and six adults, the voices of their trapped and terrified protectors returned Wednesday to haunt survivors.

One year on, Newtown voices revive pain of massacre
Protesters clash with police in Mexico City demo
Protesters clash with police in Mexico City demo

Protesters clashed with riot police in Mexico City on Wednesday, leaving dozens injured as thousands of people marched to mark the anniversary of the 1968 massacre of students.

Protesters clash with police in Mexico City demo
Bosnia to bury hundreds at Srebrenica massacre site
Bosnia to bury hundreds at Srebrenica massacre site

Bosnia will bury 409 victims of the Srebrenica massacre, including a newborn baby, the 18th anniversary of Europe's worst post-war atrocity in which Bosnian Serb forces slaughtered some 8,000 Muslims.

Bosnia to bury hundreds at Srebrenica massacre site
Nigerian state orders schools to close after massacre
Nigerian state orders schools to close after massacre

Nigeria's northeastern Yobe state on Sunday ordered the closure of all secondary schools after a massacre that saw suspected Islamist extremists kill 42 people in a gun and bomb attack on a boarding school.

Nigerian state orders schools to close after massacre
'Massacre' feared as Syria war comes to port city
'Massacre' feared as Syria war comes to port city

Syrian troops Friday bombarded Sunni areas of the Mediterranean city of Banias, a monitoring group said, warning of a new "massacre".

'Massacre' feared as Syria war comes to port city