UN court convicts Mladic of genocide over Bosnia's horrors
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' Yugoslav war crimes tribunal convicted Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic on Wednesday of genocide and crimes against humanity, and sentenced him to life in prison for atrocities during Bosnia's 1992-1995 war.
Zimbabwe poised to swear in new president, Mnangagwa
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's recently fired vice president was set to return on Wednesday to be sworn in as the country's new leader, after Robert Mugabe announced his stunning resignation during impeachment proceedings against him.
In surprise reversal, Lebanese PM puts resignation on hold
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced Wednesday he was putting his resignation on hold to give way for more consultations nearly three weeks after he unexpectedly announced he was stepping down — a stunning reversal and embarrassment to Saudi Arabia, which was widely seen as having orchestrated his resignation.