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Ex-Bosnian Serb commander Mladic convicted of genocide, gets life in prison 19:41 GMT

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - A U.N. tribunal on Wednesday convicted ex-Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic of genocide and crimes against humanity for massacres of Bosnian Muslims and ethnic cleansing campaigns to forge a "Greater Serbia", and jailed him for life.  Full Article   |  Video

 
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German Social Democrats face pressure over coalition talks 15:13 GMT 

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) faced pressure on Wednesday to consider offering coalition talks to Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives to settle the worst political crisis in modern German history.  Full Article  

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Putin wins backing from Iran, Turkey for new Syria peace push 18:21 GMT 

SOCHI, Russia/RIYADH (Reuters) - Russia's Vladimir Putin won the backing of Turkey and Iran on Wednesday to host a Syrian peace congress, taking the central role in a major diplomatic push to finally end a civil war all but won by Moscow's ally, President Bashar al-Assad.  Full Article  

 
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