A witness in the politically-charged trial of ethnic Albanians accused of killing five ethnic Macedonians near Skopje said that one defendant was nowhere near the crime scene.>>>
The Montenegrin government has published a draft action plan to increase judicial independence and answer EU concerns about politicisation of the country’s legal system.>>>
The extradition from Kosovo of two ethnic Albanians wanted in Macedonia for the killing of five people near Skopje may take a year, the lawyer for the suspects said.
Bosnia and Herzegovina’s High Representative Valentin Inzko has expressed concern about repeated statements from Bosnian Serb politicians advocating the dissolution of the state.>>>
Work on constitutional changes intended to increase judicial independence and bring EU accession closer is being hampered by post-election disputes, a top lawmaker said.>>>
An unknown perpetrator threw a Molotov cocktail at the Serbian consulate in the coastal city of Rijeka, but failed to inflict any damage.>>>
A new human rights report on Macedonia has brought hope for relatives of people who’ve been missing since the armed conflict between government forces and rebels in 2001.
Thousands turned out to welcome policeman Johan Tarculovski, the only Macedonian convicted of war crimes by the Hague, who was feted at a government-funded celebration on his return to Skopje.>>>
Preparations are under way to welcome home former policeman Johan Tarculovski, the only Macedonian convicted of war crimes by the Hague Tribunal, who was recently granted early release.>>>
The Hague Tribunal has given early release to former policeman Johan Tarculovski, the only Macedonian it has convicted of war crimes, after he served two-thirds of his sentence.>>>
Kosovo’s President Atifete Jahjaga criticised MPs who staged a parliamentary debate about an ethnically-charged land dispute at the historic Serbian Orthodox monastery at Decan/Decani.>>>
Protesters took to the streets against the official introduction of the Serbian language and Cyrillic script but Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic said he wouldn’t give in to their demands.>>>
Croatian war veterans will step up their campaign against the introduction of the Serbian language and Cyrillic script with a high-profile protest in Zagreb.>>>
National authorities have annulled the decision of the ethnic Albanian stronghold of Tetovo to make the former Kosovo Liberation Army commander Ramush Haradinaj an honorary citizen.>>>
Several thousand Macedonians took to the streets and jeered the country’s PM after the ethnically-mixed town of Kicevo got its first Albanian mayor in Sunday’s municipal vote.>>>
Key dates and events in transitional justice in Serbia.
Key dates and events in the Bosnia war.