25 Nov 15 Serbs Sceptical About Patriarch’s ‘Return to Kosovo’ Call

Serbia’s Patriarch Irinej called for Serbs to return to their homes in Kosovo, but those who fled after the war said Belgrade and Pristina must guarantee their safety first.

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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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31 Aug 15 Bosniak Parents Reject School Boycott Compromise

Parents planning to boycott schools in protest at the Bosnian Serb government’s renaming of the Bosnian language as ‘Bosniak’ said that a compromise offered by officials was unacceptable.

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28 Aug 15 Renaming of Bosnian Language Sparks School Boycott

Dozens of Bosniak parents will send their children to a temporary educational establishment instead of regular schools in protest at the Bosnian Serb government’s renaming of the Bosnian language as ‘Bosniak’.

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31 Jul 15 Serbia’s Plan for Refugees ‘Likely to Fail’

The new Serbian national strategy on refugees and displaced people will not help them resolve their problems, a refugee association warned.

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30 Jul 15 Serbia Taken to Euro Court Over Roma Evictions

The European Court of Human Rights is hearing a case against Serbia brought by campaigners seeking to stop forced evictions of Roma families who fled the Kosovo war in 1999.

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16 Jul 15 Kosovo Neighbours Pledge to Work Harder on Returnees

Representatives of Kosovo's neighboring countries met in Pristina to coordinate efforts on returning around 20,000 persons displaced from the Kosovo war who are willing to return.

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23 Mar 15 North Kosovo Land Row Stalls Post-War Rebuilding

Competing claims from Albanians and Serbs over land in Mitrovica in northern Kosovo have prevented the reconstruction of houses for people seeking to return after the 1990s conflict.

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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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26 Feb 15 War-Battered Bosnian Mosque to be Rebuilt

The 16th century Emperor’s Mosque in the town of Foca, which was badly damaged by Bosnian Serb forces during the war in 1992, is to be reconstructed.

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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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20 Feb 15 Bosniak Refugee Ordered to Pay Serb Squatters

An elderly Bosniak refugee who returned after the war was ordered to pay compensation to a Serb family who occupied her house in a village near Visegrad and renovated it in her absence.

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12 Jan 15 Montenegro Refugees to Rally Against Kosovo’s Thaci

Serbs and Montenegrins who fled Kosovo called for a protest against Foreign Minister Hashim Thaci’s visit to Montenegro, accusing him of being responsible for their relatives’ deaths.

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05 Jan 15 Montenegro to Build Homes for Expelled Bosniaks

The authorities will construct houses in the northern village of Bukovica to help Bosniak refugees who were expelled during the 1990s war to finally return home.

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11 Nov 14 Montenegro Builds Homes for 50 Refugee Familes

After spending more than 15 years in a rundown refugee camp in the Montenegrin capital Podgorica, the 50 most vulnerable familes are to get new apartments.

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