Radovan Karadzic faces charges of genocide for the killing of more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys from Srebrenica

Karadzic accuses prosecutors of lying at trial

01 Oct Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic accused prosecutors of lying about his role in Bosnia's descent into civil war to make up for a lack of evidence as he took the floor to wrap up his defence at the end of his long-running genocide trial.

Residents of the Turkish border village of Alizar keep guard in fear of mortars fired by Islamic State fighters

Islamic State fighters approach key border town

29 Sep Fighters from the Islamic State group have advanced to within five kilometres of a key Kurdish town on the the border between Syria and Turkey, according to a British-based monitoring group.

Russia is accused of violating a number of bilateral and multilateral international agreements

Ukraine to consider 'temporarily' closing border

25 Sep President Petro Poroshenko has issued a decree instructing his government to consider temporarily closing Ukraine's eastern border with Russia to help halt its "intervention" in the ex-Soviet state's affairs.

Former taxi driver Alan Henning is being held by so-called Islamic State militants

British IS hostage's wife calls for his release

21 Sep The wife of British hostage Alan Henning has called on "the people of the Islamic State to see it in their hearts to release my husband", describing him as a "peaceful, selfless man".