12 Oct 15 Kosovo Steps Closer To UNESCO Membership

Kosovo’s bid to join the UN’s cultural wing was put on the agenda of UNESCO’s upcoming executive board meeting despite opposition from Serbia and its international allies.

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12 Oct 15 EU Foreign Ministers Condemn Bosnian Serb Referendum

The European Union’s Foreign Council warned that a planned Bosnian Serb referendum challenging the authority of the state-level judiciary could damage the country’s cohesion and territorial integrity.

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12 Oct 15 Grenade Hits Kosovo Serb Mayor’s House

A hand grenade was thrown at the home of Leposavic mayor Dragan Jablanovic, father of controversial ex-minister Aleksandar Jablanovic, amid tensions over a split in the Kosovo Serb political bloc.

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12 Oct 15 Strpci Train Massacre Trial Opens in Bosnia

Ten former Bosnian Serb fighters went on trial in Sarajevo for allegedly abducting about 20 passengers from a train at Strpci railway station in 1993 and then killing them.

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09 Oct 15 Returnee Homes Ravaged as Bosnia's Tensions Rise

Recent savage attack on Bosniak returnees' homes in a village in southern Bosnia forms part of a disturbing trend in the divided country.

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09 Oct 15 Bosnia Camp Survivors Seek End to Court Fees

Former Bosnian camp inmates who have filed lawsuits for damages for their suffering say they are being made victims again by being made to pay judicial fees.

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08 Oct 15 Bosnia Prosecutor Says Negligence Case Sends Wrong Message

A former Bosnian state prosecutor said if he is found guilty of prioritizing complex war crimes cases instead of focusing on simple ones, it will send 'a dangerous message".

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08 Oct 15 Ex-KLA Fighter Detained Over Crimes in Albania

Kosovo court ordered a month's detention for former Kosovo Liberation Army leader Xhemshit Krasniqi, suspected of carrying out war crimes in Albania.

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07 Oct 15 Over 500 Indicted For War Crimes in Bosnia

Bosnia's state prosecution has charged 509 persons with war crimes over the past ten years, 235 of whom were indicted in the last two-and-a-half years, it said in a statement.

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07 Oct 15 Kosovo Lets War Criminal Seek Treatment Abroad

The Kosovo Justice Ministry has granted a three-month release to Sabit Geci to seek medical treatment outside the country.

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02 Oct 15 Bosniaks Try to Halt Bosnian Serb Referendum

As Bosniak MPs raise new legal obstacles to obstruct the controversial referendum, the Bosnian Serb leader has pledged to use 'all legal and political means' to hold it.

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02 Oct 15 Hague Prosecutors Dispute Mladic's Ballistic Expert

At the trial of former Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic, the Hague prosecutors disputed the expertise and reliability of the Defence's ballistic expert, Zorica Subotic.

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01 Oct 15 Bosnians Clash Over State Court at EU Meeting

Representatives of the Bosnian state judiciary and the justice ministry in the Serb dominated Republika Srpska entity have clashes over the jurisdiction of the state court at an EU seminar.

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01 Oct 15 Milosevic's Widow Publishes Her Life Story

The widow of Serbia’s strongman Slobodan Milosevic, Mirjana Markovic, has published a 1000-page autobiography, covering her childhood, marriage and her husband's rise and fall.

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01 Oct 15 Nikolic Attacks Kosovo's UNESCO Bid at UN

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic is using his trip to the United Nations to campaign against Kosovo's bid to join the UN's cultural wing, UNESCO.

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