30 Jan 15 Serbia Leaders Condemn Army Chief War Crimes Claim

The Serbian President and Prime Minister said claims in a new report that Army chief Ljubisa Dikovic committed war crimes in Kosovo were malicious and intended to destroy the military’s reputation.

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29 Jan 15 Kosovo Opposition Calls New Protest After Clashes

The opposition Vetevendosje (Self Determination) movement announced another protest in Pristina after clashes this week between demonstrators and riot police that left 170 people injured.

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29 Jan 15 Serbian Church Sparks Anger by Honouring Seselj

The awarding of a Serbian Orthodox religious honour to nationalist leader and war crimes defendant Vojislav Seselj was condemned as an insult to victims of the 1990s conflicts.

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28 Jan 15 Belgrade Urges Kosovo Serb Leader Ivanovic’s Release

The Serbian government called on the EU rule-of-law mission in Kosovo to grant bail to war crimes defendant Oliver Ivanovic to prevent further damage to relations between Serbs and Albanians.

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28 Jan 15 Kosovo Politicians Trade Accusations After Unrest

Kosovo’s government accused opposition leaders of trying to seize power using violence after protest clashes in Pristina that left over 170 people injured, while the opposition blamed the police.

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27 Jan 15 Dozens Injured in Kosovo Protest Clashes

Violent clashes erupted between riot police and several thousand protesters demanding the dismissal of Serb minister Aleksandar Jablanovic, who is accused of insulting Albanian war victims.

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26 Jan 15 Bosnia Soldiers Escape Censure for ‘Chetnik Ceremony’

The Defence Ministry said that no rules were broken when Bosnian Army troops lined up alongside people dressed in Serb nationalist Chetnik uniforms at a religious ceremony in Banja Luka.

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26 Jan 15 Kosovo Govt Rejects Protesters’ Ultimatum After Clashes

The government rejected an opposition ultimatum demanding the sacking of a Kosovo Serb minister whose comments sparked a major protest at the weekend that ended in clashes with police.

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24 Jan 15 Clashes Erupt as Thousands Protest in Kosovo

Protesters clashed with police as several thousand people rallied in Pristina for the sacking of a Serb minister and for Kosovo to take full control of the huge Trepca mine complex from Belgrade.

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22 Jan 15 US Ambassador’s Blog Highlights Bosnia School Segregation

A call by the new US ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina for children of all ethnicities to study the same curriculum together has generated responses that reflect the country’s divisions.

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21 Jan 15 Bosnian Defence Ministry Probes ‘Chetnik’ Ceremony

The ministry ordered an investigation after a photograph was published online purporting to show Bosnian Army troops lined up with people in Serb nationalist Chetnik uniforms at a religious ceremony.

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20 Jan 15 Students Rally for Kosovo Serb Minister’s Dismissal

Some 500 students marched through Pristina, demanding the sacking of minister Aleksandar Jablanovic, accused of insulting Albanians who blockaded Serb pilgrims at Orthodox Christmas.

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20 Jan 15 Croatian MEPs Accuse Serbia of Unjust Prosecutions

Croatian members of the European parliament called on the EU to help prevent Serbia from prosecuting people for war crimes committed on Croatian territory.

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19 Jan 15 Kosovo Serb Minister Apologises After Protest Clashes

Minister Aleksandar Jablanovic, accused of insulting Albanians who blockaded Serb pilgrims at Orthodox Christmas, said he didn’t want his words to cause unrest.

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19 Jan 15 Croatian Leader Appeals to UN Over Seselj

Newly-elected Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic urged the UN secretary-general to push for Serbian nationalist war crimes suspect Vojislav Seselj to be returned to custody in The Hague.

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