The ‘Butcher of Bosnia’ jailed for 40 years

Sami Hamdi Middle East/North Africa

The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia found former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic guilty on Thursday of some of the worst atrocities in Europe since World War II. (the precise charges are listed at the end of the article). Karadzic and other Serb leaders effectively conducted a regimented and systematic ethnic cleansing of Bosniak (Muslim) and Croat people …

War, Politics, and Football: Albania’s journey to Europe

Sami Hamdi Middle East/North Africa

“When I first started playing for Albania 12 years ago, I never thought this day would come but we always tried and have now managed to do it thanks to the willpower of this group, this fine generation of players…” – Albania captain Lorik Cana “This qualification is historic. We did not deserve the defeats at home [to Portugal and …