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Former Bosnian Serb general  Ratko Mladic at the war crimes tribunal in The Hague in 2011.  Photograph: Martin Meissner/AP

Lawyers for former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic have asked a United Nations tribunal to postpone its ruling in his genocide trial, as the court’(...)

Former prime minister of Kosovo Ramush Haradinaj, who was arrested in France on Wednesday on foot of a warrant issue by  Serbia. Photograph: Armend Nimani/AFP/Getty Images

Serbia is requesting the extradition from France of Ramush Haradinaj, a former prime minister of Kosovo whom Belgrade accuses of war crimes. Mr Har(...)

Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo arrives for the start of his trial at the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Photograph: EPA/Peter DeJong /Pool

There were scuffles outside the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday* at the opening day of the trial of Laurent Gbagbo, former president of(...)

Croatian prime minister Zoran Milanovic won’t visit Belgrade after a UN war crimes tribunal released a Serbian suspect. Photograph: EPA/Filip Singer

Croatia’s prime minster has cancelled a trip to Serbia after a UN tribunal released a Serbian nationalist on trial for alleged war crimes.Zoran Milano(...)

Former Liberian president Charles Taylor appears in court at the Special Court for Sierra Leone for his appeal judgment at The Hague yesterday.

In a landmark ruling, judges in The Hague yesterday rejected an appeal by former Liberian president Charles Taylor against his 50-year prison sentence(...)

 Late Dutch prince Johan Friso with his  wife, Princess Mabel. The prince has died after being in  a coma  since a skiing incident in March 2012 in which  he was hit by an avalanche. Photograph: Michel Porro/Getty Images

Dutch Prince Johan Friso, who went into a coma following a skiing incident in February 2012, has died, according to the Dutch government.“Prince Fris(...)

 Teenagers who sit for hours over a screen with head bowed, forcing the spine to curve outwards, can counter this by lying on their front and propping themselves on their elbows. Photograph: Junko Kimura/Getty Images

Two Dutch orthopaedic specialists have identified a new, uniquely 21st century, medical condition they’ve called “Gameboy back” – a curvature of the s(...)

The leader of the Dutch far-right Party for Freedom Geert Wilders speaks to the press during his visit to the Schilderswijk district in The Hague.  Photograph: Martijn Beekman/AFP/Getty Images

There have been calls for an urgent debate in the Dutch parliament about the integration of Muslim immigrants amid claims that one area of The (...)