A Yugoslav Army brigade’s military assaults on eight Kosovo villages that killed 885 people in 1999 have now been fully documented, but Serbia may never prosecute its commander.
In the Balkans’ biggest refugee camp, Roma who fled the Kosovo war have spent months without electricity in metal containers after the huts they used to live in burned down.
Parents are passing on unresolved traumas from the 1990s conflict to their children, with destructive consequences for society, Bosnian mental health experts have warned.
Before his controversial appointment as defence minister, Talat Xhaferi received a suspended jail sentence for obstructing a policeman in his duties, Balkan Insight can reveal.
A political crisis has led to ethnic tensions and street violence in Macedonia, while leaders who could combat prejudice and nationalism have been fanning the flames instead.
The impact of Yugoslav general Momcilo Perisic’s acquittal illustrates the insurmountable distance between the Hague Tribunal and people in the Balkans, who must take responsibility for dealing with their past.
Flags at half-mast, candles lit in protest: discontent over the introduction of Cyrillic script and the Serbian language have cast a new shadow over Croat-Serb relations in Vukovar.
Politicians and tabloids were jubilant but the war crimes acquittal of Yugoslav general Momcilo Perisic didn't mean much to Serbs who've long been cynical about the Hague court.
The Hague Tribunal’s acquittal of Yugoslav general Momcilo Perisic worryingly shifts responsibility for war crimes from commanders to subordinates fulfilling battlefield orders.
Zagreb politicians politely disagreed with The Hague’s acquittal of Yugoslav general Momcilo Perisic but some Croats were furious he wasn’t jailed for attacking their capital in 1995.
A bitter land dispute between an iconic Serbian Orthodox monastery and two Kosovo companies has sparked protests and threatened to damage fragile ethnic relations.
A row has erupted over the appointment of former ethnic Albanian rebel commander turned politician Talat Xhaferi as Macedonia’s new defence minister.
Yugoslav-born journalist covered some of the most stirring events in Eastern Europe during the Cold War and later crossed swords with Slobodan Milosevic’s government at some personal cost.
European Union membership for Croatia may not resolve Zagreb’s contradictory urges to support a unified Bosnia while simultaneously backing Bosnian Croats’ grievances.
Belgrade’s decision to give Hague war crimes defendants more financial support when the country is so short of money says much about the nation’s priorities.