Tim Butcher

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Mourn over the coffin before the mass funeral for 136 newly-identified victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre attended by tens of thousands of mourners in July. Photograph:Matej Divizna/Getty Images

History’s many cruel ironies show no mercy. Today marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Dayton agreement in Paris. The peace treaty marked(...)

The logo of HSBC bank. The Daily Telegraph’s departing political commentator, Peter Oborne complained this week that it had failed to cover tax evasion allegations against the bank for fear it would lose the institution’s advertising. Photograph: Pierre Albouy/Reuters

Tim Butcher, who last year published a fine book on Gavrilo Princip, the assassin whose bullet set the fire that led to the first World War, began his(...)

Author Tim Butcher: Newly published book on assassin whose shots sparked the first World War. Photograph:  Rosie Greenway/Getty Images

An award-winning war correspondent with a newly published book on the assassin whose shots set off the first World War is one of the key speakers at (...)

Vandalised graffiti in Belgrade depicting Gavrilo Princip; the Cyrillic writing reads as ‘revolt’. Photograph: Andrej Isakovic/AFP/Getty Images

The face of Gavrilo Princip, the man whose assassination of the Austrian-Hungarian archduke Franz Ferdinand sparked the first World War, filled the(...)