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28 Jan 15 Belgrade Urges Kosovo Serb Leader Ivanovic’s Release

The Serbian government called on the EU rule-of-law mission in Kosovo to grant bail to war crimes defendant Oliver Ivanovic to prevent further damage to relations between Serbs and Albanians.

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28 Jan 15 Kosovo Politicians Trade Accusations After Unrest

Kosovo’s government accused opposition leaders of trying to seize power using violence after protest clashes in Pristina that left over 170 people injured, while the opposition blamed the police.

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27 Jan 15 Dozens Injured in Kosovo Protest Clashes

Violent clashes erupted between riot police and several thousand protesters demanding the dismissal of Serb minister Aleksandar Jablanovic, who is accused of insulting Albanian war victims.

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26 Jan 15 Kosovo Govt Rejects Protesters’ Ultimatum After Clashes

The government rejected an opposition ultimatum demanding the sacking of a Kosovo Serb minister whose comments sparked a major protest at the weekend that ended in clashes with police.

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24 Jan 15 Clashes Erupt as Thousands Protest in Kosovo

Protesters clashed with police as several thousand people rallied in Pristina for the sacking of a Serb minister and for Kosovo to take full control of the huge Trepca mine complex from Belgrade.

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23 Jan 15 NATO Victims’ Families Condemn Charlie Hebdo Comparison

Relatives of those killed in the NATO bombing of the Serbian public broadcaster RTS in 1999 said that they resent comparisons with the attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo.

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22 Jan 15 Murder Testimony Against Kosovo Serb Leader ‘Unconvincing’

The defence of Kosovo Serb leader Oliver Ivanovic, accused of ordering paramilitary police to kill several ethnic Albanians in April 1999, said an alleged eyewitness had failed to prove his guilt.

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21 Jan 15 Kosovo Serb Politician ‘Led Deadly Police Squad’

A witness at the trial of Kosovo Serb political party leader Oliver Ivanovic said he saw him with a paramilitary police group that killed several ethnic Albanians in April 1999.

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21 Jan 15 Hague Prosecutors Appeal Again for Seselj’s Detention

Prosecutors at the international war crimes court have again asked for Serbian nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj, who was released for cancer treatment, to be returned to custody.

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21 Jan 15 Serbia ‘Failing to Tackle’ Enforced Disappearances

Human rights group Amnesty International told the United Nations that Serbia has failed to implement an international convention it signed to protect people from state-sponsored abduction.

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20 Jan 15 Students Rally for Kosovo Serb Minister’s Dismissal

Some 500 students marched through Pristina, demanding the sacking of minister Aleksandar Jablanovic, accused of insulting Albanians who blockaded Serb pilgrims at Orthodox Christmas.

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20 Jan 15 Croatian MEPs Accuse Serbia of Unjust Prosecutions

Croatian members of the European parliament called on the EU to help prevent Serbia from prosecuting people for war crimes committed on Croatian territory.

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19 Jan 15 Kosovo Serb Minister Apologises After Protest Clashes

Minister Aleksandar Jablanovic, accused of insulting Albanians who blockaded Serb pilgrims at Orthodox Christmas, said he didn’t want his words to cause unrest.

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19 Jan 15 Croatian Leader Appeals to UN Over Seselj

Newly-elected Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic urged the UN secretary-general to push for Serbian nationalist war crimes suspect Vojislav Seselj to be returned to custody in The Hague.

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16 Jan 15 Clashes at Protest Against Kosovo Serb Minister

Police arrested 22 protesters after clashes a rally for the resignation of minister Aleksandar Jablanovic, accused of insulting Albanians who blockaded Serb pilgrims at Orthodox Christmas.

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