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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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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30 Sep 15 Kosovo, Serbia Clinch New Deal on Diplomas

Kosovo and Serbia agreed on Tuesday on the mutual recognition of university diplomas, which Kosovo hopes will improve the job prospects of ethnic Albanians in Serbia.

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29 Sep 15 Balkan Reconciliation a Fragile Process

Marking the 20th anniversary of the Dayton accords that ended the Bosnian war, a conference heard that relations in the region are still easily inflamed.

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28 Sep 15 Belgrade-Zagreb Row Unsettles Croatian Serb Minority

Representatives of the Serb community in Croatia said that the ongoing dispute between Belgrade and Zagreb over the increased flow of refugees could have worrying consequences for the minority.

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25 Sep 15 Kosovo-Serbia Schoolbooks Deal Breaks Down

Pristina’s education ministry said that no Serbian textbooks could be distributed in Kosovo, accusing Belgrade of breaching an agreement to exchange books for use in each other’s minority ethnic communities’ schools.

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24 Sep 15 Kosovo FM: ‘Nothing to Hide’ from New War Court

Foreign Minister Hashim Thaci said Pristina has nothing to hide from a new war crimes court which will try former Kosovo Liberation Army fighters, but refused to speculate about possible indictees.

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22 Sep 15 Kosovo Serb Leader Condemns ‘Unjust’ Detention

Kosovo Serb party leader Oliver Ivanovic, who is on trial for war crimes, appealed for support from all Serbs as he was released into house arrest after 20 months in custody.

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21 Sep 15 Kosovo Opposition Challenge to New War Court Fails

The constitutional court in Pristina rejected a request from three opposition parties to review the establishment of a new special court to try former Kosovo Liberation Army fighters for war crimes.

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18 Sep 15 Serbian Troops Plead Innocent to Kosovo Village Killings

Twelve former Yugoslav Army troops who are being retried for allegedly killing more than 118 Kosovo Albanians near the town of Pec/Peja in 1999 have pleaded not guilty.

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15 Sep 15 ‘No Trust’ in Kosovo Witness Protection Scheme

Kosovo’s witness protection programme currently has no witnesses under its protection because they don’t trust the country’s justice system, a new analysis by a Pristina-based NGO said.

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15 Sep 15 Serbia Faces New Pressure Over US Albanians’ Murders

Serbia’s premier is likely to come under renewed pressure during his US visit this week to resolve the murders of the Bytyqi brothers, three Albanian-Americans killed in Serbia in 1999.

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15 Sep 15 Srebrenica Trial Exhibits Go on Show in Belgrade

An exhibition presenting the most important evidence from the Hague Tribunal’s Srebrenica genocide trials opened in Belgrade as part of events to mark the 20th anniversary of the massacres.

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14 Sep 15 Kosovo Faces Major Obstacles to Joining UNESCO

After UNESCO decided to look at Kosovo’s membership application - a move that infuriated Serbian officials - experts said that obstacles remain on Pristina’s path to joining the UN’s cultural body.

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