March 7, 2021

Ratko Mladic jailed for life over Bosnia war genocide

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From BBC Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic has been jailed for life for genocide and other atrocities in the 1990s Bosnian war. Known as the “Butcher of Bosnia”, Mladic led forces during the massacre of Bosnian Muslims (Bosniaks) in Srebrenica and the siege of Sarajevo. The UN tribunal in The Hague convicted him on […]

Summer lightning strikes

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These stunning photos of summer lightning strikes will take your breath away By Lydia Ramsey From Business Insider It’s finally summer, so don’t be surprised if you get caught in an unexpected rain shower accompanied by lightning and thunder. In the northern hemisphere, most lightning occurs in the summer months. It’s also the time of […]

This award-winning photo perfectly sums up the ongoing refugee crisis

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By Jeremy Bender From Business Insider The challenges of the past year, and their potential impact, was perfectly summarized in a single photo from Warren Richardson, who won the World Press Photo of the Year 2015 and also the first prize in the contest’s Spot News category. The photo depicts refugees trying to cross the border […]

Drug mule swallows cocaine on flight nearly dies/Assassination started a war

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British drug mule fined after almost dying on Caribbean flight From Caribbean360 HAMILTON, Bermuda, Wednesday July 2, 2014, CMC – A 48-year-old British drug mule, who feared he was dying after swallowing more than half a pound of cocaine while flying from Antigua to London, has been fined US$800 in a Bermuda court. The fine […]