Weekday News Wrap: Monday, May 13, 2013
- Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt was found guilty of genocide, torture and rape of 1,771 indigenous Ixil Mayans during his rule in 1982-1983.
- Bangladeshi authorities have arrested Jamaat-e-Islami party leader AKM Yusuf on charges of crimes against humanity allegedly committed during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War.
- Taiwan’s government has issued a 72-hour ultimatum to the Philippines’ government, demanding an apology over the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman.
- Turkey accused a group with links to Syrian intelligence of carrying out car bombings that killed 46 people in a Turkish border town, and said it is time for the world to act against the government of President Bashar al-Assad.
- Malian troops headed for the remote northeastern town of Kidal ahead of a mid-May deadline set by the government to wrest it from the control of Tuareg separatist rebels.