kandic-s-second-proposal-for-honouring-citizen-sparks-reactions
04 Mar 15 Kosovo Honour for Serbian Campaigner Sparks Row

A Kosovo mayor’s plan to honour Serbian human rights campaigner Natasa Kandic for her work exposing war crimes has run into opposition from representatives of war victims.

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26 Feb 15 Kosovo Serb Politician Ivanovic’s Custody Extended

Oliver Ivanovic, who is on trial for war crimes and ordering the killings of Kosovo Albanians, has been remanded for another two months despite a new plea from the Serbian president.

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25 Feb 15 Interpol Seeks Arrest of 17 Yugoslav Fighters

Interpol has issued ‘red notices’ for 17 former members of Serbian forces, including a ruling party MP, over allegations that they committed war crimes in Kosovo in April 1999.

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23 Feb 15 Kosovo’s Thaci Criticised for Genocide Suit Threat

Foreign Minister Hashim Thaci’s threat to sue Serbia for genocide at the International Court of Justice has been criticised for being legally impractical and a potential misuse of resources.

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23 Feb 15 Montenegro Urged to Close Rundown Refugee Camp

European rights officials are to urge Montenegro to shut the largest refugee camp in the country, where Roma displaced from Kosovo by the late 1990s war are still living in desperate conditions.

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19 Feb 15 Confidential Kosovo Special Court Details Revealed

The soon-to-be-established special court to try war crimes suspects will officially be part of Pristina’s justice system but will work independently, with judges appointed by the EU’s Kosovo mission.

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19 Feb 15 New Kosovo Mass Grave Searches Planned in Serbia

Officials in Pristina said searches are planned at two more locations near the Serbian town of Raska after the remains of 52 Kosovo Albanian war victims were exhumed there last year.

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19 Feb 15 Kosovo Serb Politician ‘Seen with Mitrovica Killers’

A prosecution witness said he saw Kosovo Serb political party leader Oliver Ivanovic with a group of paramilitary policemen who executed four ethnic Albanians in Mitrovica in April 1999.

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18 Feb 15 New Kosovo Court Will Not Tackle Political Murders

The soon-to-be-established EU-backed special court for Kosovo will not deal with post-war murder cases that are suspected to have been politically motivated, officials have announced.

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16 Feb 15 Serbia Honours Chomsky for Criticising NATO Bombing

President Tomislav Nikolic honoured US philosopher Noam Chomsky after he wrote that the West showed hypocrisy for not condemning the deadly NATO attack on Serbian state TV in 1999.

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12 Feb 15 Kosovo War Veterans Headcount Sparks Dispute

Former Kosovo Liberation Army commander turned political party chief Ramush Haradinaj said the authorities had exaggerated the number of guerrillas who fought in the 1990s war.

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09 Feb 15 State Honour for Serbian Army Chief Condemned

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic is to award a high-profile medal to army chief Ljubisa Dikovic, recently accused of being responsible for war crimes in Kosovo in 1999.

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05 Feb 15 Serbian Church's Fate in Kosovo in the Balance

The future of a controversial Serbian church in Prishtina, half-finished under the Milosevic regime, hangs in the balance as arguments continue over whether it is an illegal construct.

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04 Feb 15 Experts Greet HLC's 'Kosovo Memory Book'

International experts have praised the Humanitarian Law Centre's database on victims of the Kosovo conflict, the Kosovo Memory Book, which was presented on Wednesday in Pristina.

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03 Feb 15 Kosovo PM Axes Controversial Serb Minister

Aleksandar Jablanovic - the minister whose remarks about protesters caused widespread anger - is no longer part of the Kosovo government, the Prime Minister said on Tuesday.

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