21 Apr 16 Montenegro Extradites Yugoslav Army Officer to Croatia

Montenegro has extradited former Yugoslav People’s Army officer Pavle Pantic to Croatia to stand trial for the shelling of the coastal city of Split during the war in 1991.

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09 Mar 16 Montenegro Extradites Serbian Wartime General to Croatia

Montenegro has extradited Serbian General Borislav Djukic to Croatia to face charges of crimes against humanity over his alleged responsibility for blowing up a dam during the 1991-95 war.

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20 Jan 16 NATO Helps Montenegro Dispose of Yugoslav Weapons

Montenegro is getting technical and financial assistance from NATO to deal with huge amounts of obsolete weapons and ammunition left in the country after the break-up of Yugoslavia.

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12 Nov 15 EU Raps Montenegro Over War Crimes Judgments

The latest EU progress report has expressed concern that Montenegro has not yet prosecuted any senior officials for war crimes during the conflicts of the 1990s.

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22 Oct 15 Kosovo, Montenegro Sign Deal on Missing Persons

Kosovo and Montenegro’s government commissions on missing persons signed an agreement to exchange information to help find the remaining people who disappeared in the 1990s wars.

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20 Jul 15 Montenegro Arrests Serbian Wartime General

Montenegrin police arrested general Borislav Djukic on a warrant issued by Zagreb accusing him of involvement in blowing up a dam during the 1991-95 war in Croatia.

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12 Jun 15 NATO Chief ‘Sincerely Regrets Civilian Deaths’ in 1999 Bombing

Jens Stoltenberg’s statement of regret over the loss of civilian lives during the 1999 NATO bombing of Yugoslavia provokes mixed reaction in Montenegro.

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02 Jun 15 Seselj Plans to Revive Radicals in Montenegro

The ultra-nationalist Serbian Radical Party plans to revive its activities in Montenegro in the run-up to the next elections, promising a vigorous campaign against EU and NATO membership as well as close ties to Russia and Serbia.

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26 May 15 Bosniak Refugee Deportations Commemorated in Montenegro

Rights activists marked the 23rd anniversary of the wartime deportations of Bosniak refugees by urging the Montenegrin authorities to punish the perpetrators and build a memorial to the victims.

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12 May 15 Montenegro Must Tackle War Crimes, Chief Prosecutor Says

The new supreme state prosecutor Ivica Stankovic said Montenegro has not done enough to prosecute war crimes because courts have only delivered three final judgments so far.

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04 May 15 In Pictures: Yugo-Nostalgists Mark Tito Anniversary

Admirers of former Yugoslav leader Josip Broz Tito commemorated the 35th anniversary of his death at events in various countries across the Balkans.

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16 Apr 15 NATO Victims’ Families to Sue Montenegro in Europe

The families of those killed in a NATO air strike plan further legal action after the Montenegrin supreme court rejected their bid for compensation for the deaths in 1999.

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17 Mar 15 Refugees in Montenegro Plan Return to Kosovo

Hundreds of refugees who fled Kosovo during the late 1990s and are now living in Montenegro say they are ready to go home if the authorities in both countries assist them.

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27 Feb 15 Serbia Promises Imminent Strpci Abduction Indictments

Twenty-two years after Serb fighters seized 20 passengers from a train in Bosnia and killed them, the Serbian war crimes prosecution said that indictments will be issued in the coming days.

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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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