serbian-movie-about-kosovo-sparks-new-tensions-09-18-2017
18 Sep 17 Kosovo Slates Serbian Film Attacking its UNESCO Bid

The Kosovo prime minister's office has condemned a Serbian documentary film that attacks Pristina's bid to join the UN cutural body UNESCO as offensive.

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serbia-s-arrest-warrant-against-haradinaj-still-in-place-09-11-2017
12 Sep 17 Serbia Still Seeking Arrest of Kosovo PM Haradinaj

Although Ramush Haradinaj has become Kosovo’s prime minister, the warrant that Serbia issued for his arrest on war crimes charges will remain in force, which may cause him travel problems.

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11 Sep 17 Bosnian Law Banning Segregated Schooling Faces Obstacles

The government in Bosnia’s Federation entity is supporting legislation to ban the segregated ‘two schools under one roof’ system, but there are doubts whether the entity parliament will pass the law.

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08 Sep 17 Prospect of Haradinaj Running Kosovo Divides Serbia

The decision of the main Serb party in Kosovo to support the election of a new speaker - which will probably lead to former guerrilla leader Ramush Haradinaj becoming Kosovo's new prime minister - has shocked some in Serbia.

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07 Sep 17 Bosnia War Victims Slam Croatia President’s Terror Claims

Bosniak war victims have accused Croatia’s President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic of damaging Bosnia and Herzegovina with baseless claims that the country is turning into a hub for Islamic terrorists.

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07 Sep 17 Croatia Removes Fascist Slogan Plaque from Jasenovac

A controversial plaque with the Croatian WWII fascist Ustasa slogan ‘Za dom spremni’ was removed from Jasenovac, near the location of a wartime Ustasa concentration camp.

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04 Sep 17 Serbia Protests After Croatian Right-Wingers Burn Newspaper

The Serbian Foreign Ministry sent a protest note to Croatia, complaining of “hatred and intimidation” after a far-right party burned a Serb ethnic minority newspaper in Zagreb at the weekend.

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01 Sep 17 Zagreb to Remove Tito’s Name from City Square

Zagreb city assembly voted to rename a square dedicated to former Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito after pressure from right-wingers to erase the legacy of Communist rule.

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croatian-institution-promotes-bosnian-croat-hague-convict-s-book-08-28-2017
29 Aug 17 Croatian State History Institute Promotes Prlic Book

A Croatian state-funded institution for researching the 1990s war and a ruling party MP promoted a book written by former Bosnian Croat leader and war crimes defendant Jadranko Prlic in Mostar.

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state-department-denies-existence-of-the-holbrook-s-kosovo-letter-08-21-2017
22 Aug 17 US Denies Holbrooke Promised No Recognition of Kosovo

The US State Department has dismissed Serbian claims that the late US diplomat Richard Holbrooke wrote to Milosevic, pledging that Washington would not recognise Kosovo's independence.

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serbian-war-criminals-to-serve-sentences-in-serbia-dacic-08-18-2017
18 Aug 17 Belgrade Wants Serbian War Criminals Jailed in Serbia

Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic urged the UN to allow Serbian citizens convicted of war crimes to serve their sentences in their home country, although this request was not granted when he asked in 2013.

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16 Aug 17 Court Rejects Bosnian Serb Claim to Army Facilities

The Constitutional Court ruled that military facilities in the country's Serb-dominated entity are owned by the state - a decision which could help Bosnia move towards membership of NATO.

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16 Aug 17 US Blames Serbian WWII Regime for Jews’ Deaths

The US State Department said the Nazi-backed Serbian government of Milan Nedic, whose descendants are seeking his legal rehabilitation, was responsible for most of the WWII-era deaths of Serbia’s Jews.

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macedonia-government-reaches-compromise-on-language-law-08-04-2017
07 Aug 17 Macedonia’s Albanian Language Law Moves Towards Adoption

A law to extend the official use of the Albanian language across the country should soon reach the Macedonian parliament after governing coalition partners reached a compromise over its content.

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serbia-s-fear-of-kosovo-in-interpol-unfounded-experts-08-03-2017
04 Aug 17 Serbia’s Fears about Kosovo Joining Interpol ‘Unfounded’

Belgrade admits that Kosovo could soon become a member of Interpol, but its fear that this might lead to the arrest of members of Serbian security forces are misplaced, experts said.

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