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Funeral service held for 86 Muslims killed by Serbs

Jul. 20, 2019 1:11 PM EDT

PRIJEDOR, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Several thousand people attended a funeral service in Bosnia on Saturday for 86 Muslims who were slain by Serbs in one of the worst atrocities of the country's 1992-95 war. Relatives of the victims, religious leaders and others gathered at a soccer stadium near the...

Correction: El Salvador-Massacre story

Jul. 19, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — In a story July 18 about new charges related to the 1981 El Mozote massacre in El Salvador, The Associated Press reported erroneously that two military officers were killed in 1984 when the helicopter in which they were flying was fired on by guerrillas. It was blown up by...

Experts urge realism in hopes for 1921 Tulsa race riot probe

Jul. 19, 2019 3:00 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Experts are trying to temper expectations concerning the search of three graves sites in Tulsa that could hold the remains of people killed during the 1921 race riots. As many as 300 people are estimated to have been killed on Tulsa's Black Wall Street during one of the worst...

The Latest: Relatives of victims condemn Srebrenica ruling

Jul. 19, 2019 10:10 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on a Dutch Supreme Court ruling on the 1995 Srebrenica massacre (all times local): 4 p.m. Relatives of the victims of the Srebrenica massacre have blasted the Dutch Supreme Court verdict that the Netherlands was partially liable in the deaths of some of the Muslim...

Dutch Supreme Court upholds Srebrenica deaths liability

Jul. 19, 2019 9:23 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch Supreme Court upheld Friday a lower court's ruling that the Netherlands is partially liable in the deaths of some 350 Muslim men who were murdered by Bosnian Serb forces during the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. The Netherlands' highest court ruled that Dutch United...

Dutch Supreme Court upholds partial liability of the Netherlands in the deaths of about 350 Srebrenica massacre victims

Jul. 19, 2019 4:21 AM EDT
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch Supreme Court upholds partial liability of the Netherlands in the deaths of about 350 Srebrenica massacre victims.

Bosnian Muslims mark 1995 massacre of thousands with burials

Jul. 11, 2019 2:29 PM EDT

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Thousands of mourners gathered Thursday to commemorate the 24th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, the worst mass killing in Europe since World War II, as Serbian officials continued to dispute that genocide was committed in the eastern Bosnian enclave. Relatives...

Erdogan attends Srebrenica victims commemoration in Bosnia

Jul. 9, 2019 11:12 AM EDT

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Thousands of people, including Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, attended a commemoration ceremony in Sarajevo on Tuesday before the 24th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, the worst mass killing in Europe since World War II. The ceremony in front of the...

Thousands in Bosnia march in memory of Srebrenica massacre

Jul. 8, 2019 9:59 AM EDT

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Thousands of people joined a peace march on Monday through forests in Bosnia in memory of the worst massacre in Europe since World War II. The 100-kilomenter (60-mile) march traces a route taken by Bosnian Muslims while they fled the eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica...

Family of deadly Vegas shooting victim sues gun makers

Jul. 3, 2019 8:57 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The parents of a young woman killed in the 2017 Las Vegas massacre said Wednesday they blame gun manufacturers for their daughter's death. "Someone murdered our daughter," said James Parsons, whose 31-year-old daughter Carrie Parsons was one of 58 people killed when a gunman rained down...