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The DUP and Sinn Fein have pledged to take part in fresh talks to attempt to break the political deadlock.

The Serbian war crimes prosecution on Monday ordered a new examination of the site at the Centre May 13 police training centre in the Belgrade neighbourhood of Batajnica after receiving information that one more mass grave could be located there.

The conflict victims, who suffered at the hands of the state, have suggested that the Recommendation Committee include representatives from both the warring sides in the commissions of inquiry on truth and reconciliation and enforced disappearances.

A Bucharest court on Wednesday started the trial of Alexandru Visinescu, a former prison commander accused of aggravated murder in the deaths of at least 12 political prisoners under the Communist regime.

The Obama administration has agreed to pay the Navajo Nation a record $554m to settle longstanding claims by the largest native American tribe that its funds and natural resources were mishandled for decades by the US government.

Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos vowed this week that cases related to extra-judicial killings and human rights breaches committed by the Colombian military would never be tried in military courts.

A conference on “integrating the economic, social and cultural rights in the transitional justice processes in the Middle East and North Africa is held from September 24 to 25 in Tunis.

The International Criminal Court is opening a new investigation into atrocities including murder, rape and persecution during ruthless sectarian fighting since 2012 in the Central African Republic, the court's prosecutor said Wednesday.

The decision of the nomination panel for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission appointments to call for applications for TRC member posts has been challenged in the Supreme Court.

Ending Colombia's 50-year war against Marxist rebels without a ceasefire will require carrots, sticks and social policy incentives, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Tuesday.

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