24 Jun 16 Kosovo Probes Dubious KLA Veterans' List

Amid growing public pressure, the Kosovo State Prosecution has initiated a probe into the list of Kosovo Liberation Army veterans, which many see as suspiciously large.

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22 Jun 16 Serbia Making no Progress on Transitional Justice, Report

There has been no significant progress in establishing transitional justice processes in Serbia, due to slow and inefficient war-crime trials and a lack of political will, a Humanitarian Law Centre report says.

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22 Jun 16 Bosniaks Condemn RS Police Exercise in Srebrenica

Bosniak residents and politicians condemned a special Republika Srpska police exercise which started in Srebrenica on Tuesday, calling it an act of intimidation against returnees.

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20 Jun 16 Serbian, Croatian Leaders Sign up to Closer Ties

Serbian Prime Minister-designate Aleksandar Vucic and Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic have signed an agreement on enhancing the relationship between the two countries.

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17 Jun 16 Serbia PM Using Milosevic Probe as Distraction, Critics Say

As Aleksandar Vucic weighs an investigation into the possibly illegality of the arrest, critics say the PM is trying to distract the public from domestic crises.

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16 Jun 16 Mogherini Approves New EULEX Mandate in Kosovo

Kosovo's assembly is expected to vote to extend EULEX's mandate after EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini backed a renewal of the mission with fewer competences.

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10 Jun 16 Kosovo Govt Seeks to Extend EULEX Mandate

Just five days before the EU rule-of-law mission in Kosovo’s mandate expires, the government approved draft legislation intended to allow it to continue operating.

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10 Jun 16 Croatian Deputy Minister Accused of Wartime Witch-Hunt

Current deputy tourism minister Robert Pauletic was an editor at controversial wartime newspaper Slobodni Tjednik when it published lists of ‘enemies of Croatia’, media reported.

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03 Jun 16 Croatian Minister Joined 1990s Fascist-Backed Protests

Croatian culture minister Zlatko Hasanbegovic has admitted that he took part in demonstrations in Zagreb in the late 1990s alongside pro-fascists who attacked peaceful activists.

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31 May 16 Montenegro Under Pressure to Open Secret Files

Opposition parties say if their joint candidate is made inspector of the country's intelligence service, the agency will be depoliticised and sealed Communist-era files can be opened up.

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25 May 16 Croatian Culture Minister Slams ‘Smear Campaign’

Culture minister Zlatko Hasanbegovic condemned an open letter signed by scores of public figures from around the word calling for him to be sacked for his controversial views on World War II.

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24 May 16 Croatian Govt Urged to Sack ‘Extremist’ Minister

A Nobel Prize winner, former ministers and numerous arts world figures have signed an open letter calling for culture minister Zlatko Hasanbegovic to be sacked for his controversial views on World War II.

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23 May 16 Serbia’s Nazi-Backed Leader ‘Did Not Kill Jews’

A historian who testified at a rehabilitation hearing for Milan Nedic argued that the Nazi-backed WWII-era puppet government leader was not directly involved in killing Jews.

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23 May 16 Bosnia Fines Football Clubs for Nationalist Chants

Over the 2015-16 Bosnian football league season, the country’s clubs had to pay a total of more than 140,000 euros in fines, many for their supporters’ use of nationalist chants and slogans.

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20 May 16 Croatian Culture Minister Visits Controversial 1990s Memorial

Culture minister Zlatko Hasanbegovic visited a memorial to a 1990s unit named after a WWII Nazi-allied commander, saying it was only controversial to people who don’t respect war veterans.

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