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02 Oct 14 Croatia Commemorates 1991 Attack on Dubrovnik

Wreaths were laid in the coastal city to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the attack by the Yugoslav People’s Army and Montenegrin Territorial Defence forces which began an eight-month siege.

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29 Sep 14 Killings of Elderly Serbs Commemorated in Croatia

War victims’ associations commemorated the anniversary of the killings of 16 elderly Serbs in the Croatian villages of Varivode and Gosic in 1995 and urged the authorities to punish their murderers.

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24 Sep 14 Bosnia Marks Anniversary of Wartime Killings in Duljci

Mourners in the hamlet of Duljci in the country’s north-west commemorated the 22nd anniversary of the killing of 40 Bosniaks from the surrounding villages by Bosnian Serb police and troops.

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23 Sep 14 Anti-Fascist Victims of WWII Honoured in Zagreb

A new temporary memorial was unveiled in a park in the Croatian capital to honour thousands of people who were executed there by Zagreb’s wartime Ustasa pro-Nazi regime.

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22 Sep 14 Bosnian Serbs Erect Huge Cross Above Sarajevo

The unauthorised installation of the cross on a hill above the Muslim-majority city besieged by Serb forces in wartime caused outrage, with reports that some people tried to pull it down.

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28 Aug 14 Sarajevo Commemorates Deadly Market Massacre

Victims, politicians and ordinary Sarajevans marked the 19th anniversary of the wartime attack that killed 34 civilians and injured many more at the Markale open-air market in the capital.

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25 Aug 14 Croatia Anti-Fascist Street Naming Thwarted

A proposal to name a new street in the Croatian city of Split after WWII anti-fascist Partisan fighters was withdrawn after opposition from veterans’ associations and right-wing politicians.

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21 Aug 14 Bosnians Commemorate Mountain Massacre Victims

Survivors of the Koricani Cliffs massacre marked the anniversary of the execution of more than 150 Bosniak and Croat civilian prisoners from Prijedor at Mount Vlasic in August 1992.

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21 Aug 14 Croatian Anti-Fascist Street Name Sparks Dispute

The mayor of Split’s backing for the naming of a new street after WWII anti-fascist Partisan fighters has been criticised by right-wing politicians in the Croatian coastal city.

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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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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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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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