30 Aug 16 Over 10,000 Still Missing from Yugoslav Wars

There are still 10,653 missing persons in the former Yugoslavia but the process of finding them is being hampered by divisions between countries in the region, the Serbian authorities warned.

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24 Aug 16 Croatia Threatens to Arrest Vojislav Seselj

Croatia’s prime minister warned that nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj, who says he has been given a Serbian diplomatic passport and plans to visit Zagreb, will be arrested if he enters the country.

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24 Aug 16 Vucic Visit to Croatia ‘Could Ease Tensions’

If Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic visits Croatia on Thursday to attend a ministrial forum in Dubrovnik, it could ease growing tensions between two countries, a political analyst suggested.

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16 Aug 16 Bosnia Denies Investigating Croatian General Gotovina

The Bosnian state prosecution has denied media reports that it has opened an investigation into former Croatian Army commander Ante Gotovina for alleged war crimes.

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15 Aug 16 Dispute Over Cyrillic Raises Tensions Between Croatia, Serbia

The announcement by Croatia’s interior minister that ‘false Serb residents’ of the town of Vukovar will be deleted from its population list, thus enabling the Serbian language and Cyrillic script to be abolished as one of its official languages, has sparked yet another rise in tensions between Belgrade and Zagreb. 

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11 Aug 16 Serbia to Highlight Croatia Concentration Camp at UN

Serbia plans to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day next year by organising an exhibition at the United Nations about the Jasenovac concentration camp run by Croatia’s WWII Nazi-allied regime.

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08 Aug 16 Croatian Statue of Diplomat’s Killer Given Bloody Hand

The recently-inaugurated statue of Miro Baresic, who killed a Yugoslav ambassador in 1971 and died fighting in the Croatian war for independence, was partly painted red in an act of protest.

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05 Aug 16 Croatian Politicians Celebrate Operation Storm Victory

Croatian politicians at the annual Victory Day commemoration in the southern town of Knin were united in praising their army’s defeat of rebel Serb forces in Operation Storm in 1995.

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05 Aug 16 Serbia Mourns Victims of Croatia’s Operation Storm

PM Aleksandar Vucic strongly criticised Croatia’s celebration of its victory in 1995’s Operation Storm as Serbian officials commemorated the Serb victims of the military offensive.

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04 Aug 16 Croatia Prepares to Celebrate ‘Operation Storm’ Victory

Croatia will stage its annual showpiece celebration of victory in 1995’s Operation Storm on Friday in the town of Knin, where there will also be a concert by nationalist singer Marko Perkovic Thompson.

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04 Aug 16 Serb War Crimes Suspect Arrested in Croatia

A man was arrested in a village in southern Croatia on suspicion of physically abusing two elderly Croat civilians when he was working for rebel Serb police forces in 1992.

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03 Aug 16 Croatia Urged to Commemorate Operation Storm Victims

Ahead of the anniversary of Croatia’s 1995 Operation Storm campaign, a human rights group urged the authorities to pay respects to the civilian victims as well as celebrating the military victory.

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03 Aug 16 Yugoslav Spy Chiefs Jailed for Life

Former Yugoslav State Security Service officials Josip Perkovic and Zdravko Mustac have been sentenced to life in prison for abetting the murder of a Croatian émigré in Germany in 1983.

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02 Aug 16 Yugoslav Spy Chiefs Await Munich Murder Verdict

The verdict in the trial of Josip Perkovic and Zdravko Mustac, former Yugoslav intelligence officers accused of the murder of a Croatian émigré in Munich in 1983, will be delivered on Wednesday.

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02 Aug 16 Yugoslav Spy Chief Seeks Murder Trial Acquittal

The lawyer for Josip Perkovic, one of two former Yugoslav intelligence officers standing trial for the murder of a Croat émigré in Munich in 1983, called for his client to be acquitted.

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