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22 Jul 16 Serbia Slams Croatia for Clearing ‘Collaborator’ Stepinac

Serbian officials condemned the decision by a Zagreb court to quash the conviction of WWII Catholic Cardinal Alojzije Stepinac for collaborating with Nazi Germany and its Croatian allies.

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22 Jul 16 Croatia Quashes Conviction of WWII Cardinal Stepinac

A Zagreb court has quashed the Communist-era verdict convicting WWII Catholic Cardinal Alojzije Stepinac of collaborating with Nazi Germany, fascist Italy and their Croatian allies.

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21 Jul 16 Croatia Urges Serbia to Probe Attack on Presidency

Croatia’s foreign minister called on the Serbian authorities to investigate the Yugoslav People’s Army’s missile attack on Franjo Tudjman’s presidential residence in Zagreb in 1991.

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21 Jul 16 Kosovo President Lays Wreath at Serbs’ Memorial

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci paid tribute at a memorial to 14 Serbs killed after the war in the village of Staro Gracko/Gracke 17 years ago, but the victims’ families criticised his gesture.

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20 Jul 16 Serbian Policeman ‘Inspired Threats’ to Peace Women

Threats against peace campaign group Women in Black increased after anti-terrorist police spokesperson Radomir Pocuca denounced them as anti-Serbian, activists told his trial.

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19 Jul 16 EU Insists on Serbian Cooperation Over War Crimes

While opening two new chapters in Serbia’s accession negotiations, the EU has set benchmarks for Belgrade to meet, insisting it cooperates with Croatia and the Hague Tribunal over war crimes issues.

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18 Jul 16 Pristina ‘War Grave’ Excavation Distresses Relatives

Relatives of a man still missing from the Kosovo war said they were waiting with hope and fear for the outcome of an excavation of a suspected mass grave at Pristina University.

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14 Jul 16 Serbian Paramilitary ‘Captain Dragan’ Pleads Not Guilty

Former Serbian paramilitary commander Dragan Vasiljkovic, alias ‘Captain Dragan’, pleaded not guilty to war crimes against civilians and prisoners of war in Croatia.

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13 Jul 16 Kosovo Probes Suspected Mass Grave at University

Forensics officials in Kosovo have launched excavation work on the campus of Pristina University after receiving information that there could be a wartime mass grave at the site.

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13 Jul 16 Croat War Victims Regret Hadzic’s Death Before Verdict

Croat victims regret that former Croatian Serb rebel leader Goran Hadzic died without they see as a just sentence before the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia.

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13 Jul 16 Croatian Serb Wartime Leader Goran Hadzic Dies

Former Croatian Serb rebel leader Goran Hadzic, whose war crimes trial had been halted because he was suffering from brain cancer, died in the Serbian town of Novi Sad, aged 57.

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12 Jul 16 Belgrade Activists Light Candles for Srebrenica Victims

Human rights activists gathered in front of the Serbian parliament to light candles and place tributes to the Bosniak victims of the Srebrenica genocide to mark its 21st anniversary.

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08 Jul 16 Serbia Under Fire Over US Albanians’ Murders

Human rights campaigners, lawyers and academics called on the US and EU to pressurise Belgrade to solve the murder of three US citizens of Albanian origin killed in Serbia in 1999.

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07 Jul 16 Kosovo Massacre Survivors Refuse to Testify in Belgrade

Two key witnesses who survived a massacre of Kosovo Albanians in the village of Cuska in 1999 refused to testify in what they called the “farcical” war crimes trial of 10 Yugoslav Army troops.

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07 Jul 16 Croatia's Conditions for Serbian EU Talks Revealed

Croatia’s conditions in the text of the EU's common position on Serbia’s opening of Chapter 23 have been partly revealed - but are mainly 'symbolic' according to one veteran analyst.

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