NEWS WATCH: Yugoslav Army Chief Sentenced for War Crimes


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

BUDAPEST/THE HAGUE (BosNewsLife)-- The Netherlands-based United Nations war crimes tribunal has sentenced the former chief of the Yugoslav army, Momcilo Perisic, to 27 years in prison for war crimes during the Balkan wars of the 1990s. The crimes included providing crucial military aid to Serb forces during Europe's worst massacre since World War II, and the shelling and sniping of the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo.

NEWS WATCH: UN Wants Creation of Global Reserve Bank And Currency


By George Whitten, BosNewsLife Jerusalem Bureau Chief

un-logo-copy1JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife) -– The United Nations has called for the replacement of the U.S. Dollar and the creation of a global reserve bank and a new global currency to protect emerging markets from the "confidence game" of financial speculation according to a report obtained by BosNewsLife and its partner agency Worthy News.

BREAKING: U.N. Halts Aid To Gaza After Hamas Seizes Supplies


By George Whitten, BosNewsLife Middle East Chief Correspondent

hamas_war0402JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife) -– The United Nations announced Friday, February 6, it has stopped sending humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip after militants of the Hamas group apparently seized 300 tons of supplies, in the second such incident in as many days.

U.N. Admits Its School Was Not Hit By Israel (BosNewsLife Investigation)


By George Whitten, BosNewsLife Chief Middle East Correspondent reporting from Israel

MIDEAST ISRAEL PALESTINIANSJERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife) -– The United Nations admitted Thursday, February 5, that the Israel Defense Force (IDF) did not hit a United Nations-run school, correcting its earlier media statements that a massacre occurred within the U.N. education facility.