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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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03 Nov 14 Refugees Struggle to Get Montenegro Passports

Only around 1,000 refugees living in Montenegro have been able to acquire citizenship since the 1990s because of the country’s rigorous legal requirements.

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27 Oct 14 Serbs Urge US to Support Return to Kosovo

Kosovo Serb refugees called for US embassy in Pristina to protect their rights, claiming they are forbidden to return to their houses in Kosovo.

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13 Oct 14 Violent Clashes Erupt at Montenegro Refugee Camp

At least 20 people were arrested after a fight broke out between refugees from Kosovo and Bosnia and shots were fired at Montenegro’s largest refugee camp in the capital.

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08 Oct 14 Montenegro Gets 10 Million Euro to House Refugees

The Council of Europe Development Bank will provide funds to help Montenegro build houses for wartime refugees who have been in temporary accommodation for over 15 years.

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24 Jun 14 Montenegro Urged to End Impunity for War Crimes

The Council of Europe called on the Montenegrin authorities to prosecute suspects effectively after a series of much-criticised acquittals and lenient sentences for convicted war criminals.

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13 Jun 14 UN Urges Kosovo to Help Refugees Return

The UN refugee agency called on the authorities to ensure that people who fled Kosovo during the 1998-99 war have places to live and security if they choose to return home.

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10 Jun 14 Montenegro Refugees Risk Being Declared Illegal

Around a third of the refugees in Montenegro, mostly Roma who fled Kosovo, have not applied for residency and could be reclassified as illegal immigrants and lose benefits.

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