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07 Aug 14 Bosnians Commemorate Victims of Omarska Prison Camp

Some 700 relatives of victims and former prisoners gathered to mark the 22nd anniversary of the closure of the notorious Serb-run Omarska camp near Prijedor.

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06 Aug 14 100,000 Croatian Nationalists Join ‘Victory Day’ Party

Conservative campaigners and a freed war criminal joined celebrations in the village of Cavoglave on the anniversary of the Croatian Army’s victory over Serb forces in 1995’s Operation Storm.

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serbia-mourns-victims-of-croatia-s-operation-storm
05 Aug 14 Serbia Mourns Victims of Croatia’s Operation Storm

As Zagreb prepared to celebrate the anniversary of the Croatian Army’s 1995 military operation as ‘Victory Day’, Belgrade officials commemorated Serbs who died during the fighting.

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05 Aug 14 Croatian Leaders Booed at ‘Victory Day’ Ceremony

PM Zoran Milanovic and President Ivo Josipovic were heckled by war veterans at a ceremony to mark the 19th anniversary of the Croatian Army’s victorious Operation Storm against Serb forces.

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05 Aug 14 War-Damaged Mosque Reopens Near Bosnia’s Srebrenica

More than two decades after it was destroyed by Bosnian Serb forces, the mosque in the village of Daljegosta near Srebrenica was reopened to worshippers.

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serbian-ambassador-praises-freedom-fighter-gavrilo-princip
30 Jul 14 Serbian Ambassador Praises ‘Freedom Fighter’ Gavrilo Princip

The Bosnian Serb assassin who shot Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914 and helped spark World War I was seeking the liberation of his people, said Serbia’s ambassador to Canada.

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serbia-marks-start-of-ww1
28 Jul 14 Serbia Marks ‘Heroic’ WWI Centenary

The Serbian premier praised the fight to liberate the country from Austro-Hungarian rule during World War I, but plans to unveil a monument to Sarajevo assassin Gavrilo Princip were shelved.

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24 Jul 14 Bosnians Commemorate Killings at Keraterm Concentration Camp

Relatives of Bosniak civilians killed at Keraterm near the town of Prijedor in July 1992 gathered outside the former detention camp to mark the anniversary of their deaths.

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21 Jul 14 Bosnia Buries 284 Bodies from Wartime Mass Grave

Thousands of people gathered to mourn as the remains of 284 people recently found in Tomasica at the biggest mass grave discovered since the 1992-95 war were buried.

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war-over-squares-continues-in-mitrovica
17 Jul 14 Demolition Threat Alarms North Kosovo Serbs

Kosovo minister's threat to send in bulldozers in to demolish newly erected monuments by both Albanians and Serbs in the divided town of Mitrovica has upset local Serbs.

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11 Jul 14 Serbian Activists Honour Srebrenica Massacre Victims

Amid heavy police presence, and despite threats, Serbian anti-war activists, led by the NGO Women in Black, honoured Bosniak victims of the 1995 slaughter in Srebrenica.

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croatian-activists-commemorate-peace-seeking-police-chief
01 Jul 14 Croatian Activists Commemorate Peace-Seeking Police Chief

Activists marked the anniversary of the killing of Croatian policeman Josip Reihl-Kir, who was killed while trying to prevent conflict between Croats and Serbs in the Osijek area in 1991.

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croatia-mourns-wwii-jadovno-concentration-camp-victims
30 Jun 14 Croatia Mourns WWII Jadovno Concentration Camp Victims

Officials from the Croatian and Serbian governments joined a commemoration for people killed by the WWII fascist Ustasha regime at the Jadovno concentration camp near the town of Gospic.

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bosnia-starts-marking-wwi-centenary
27 Jun 14 Bosnian Serbs Unveil Statue of WWI Assassin

Bosnian Serb political leaders unveiled a new statue of Gavrilo Princip, whose murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand helped to spark World War I, in the city of East Sarajevo.

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andricgrad-plans-opening-on-centenary-despite-controversies
26 Jun 14 Serb Leaders to Open ‘Andricgrad’ for WWI Centenary

The opening of the mini-town built by film director Emir Kusturica in Bosnia’s Serb-led Republika Srpska will feature a commemoration of the assassin who helped spark WWI.

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