27 Jul 15 Serbia’s Nazi-Backed WWII Leader Awaits Rehabilitation

A Belgrade court is to begin the process of rehabilitating Milan Nedic, leader of a Nazi-backed puppet government during WWII, who was branded a war criminal by the Yugoslav Communists.

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27 Jul 15 Serbia Vows to Stop Kosovo Joining UNESCO

Belgrade said it will fight Pristina’s bid to join UN cultural body UNESCO, arguing that Kosovo is not a state and cannot protect Serbian religious monuments and heritage there.

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24 Jul 15 Serbia to Name School after Nationalist Writer Cosic

A primary school will be named after the late writer, politician and Serbian nationalist ideologist Dobrica Cosic in the village of Velika Drenova, where he was born.

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23 Jul 15 BIRN Documentary Screened for US Students

BIRN organised a special screening of ‘The Unidentified’, which investigates the commanders responsible for deadly attacks on Kosovo villages in 1999, for a group of students from Duke University.


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23 Jul 15 Post-War Murders of 14 Kosovo Serbs Commemorated

A Serbian official strongly criticised the Pristina authorities for failing to investigate the murders of 14 Serb civilians in a Kosovo village just after the war ended in 1999.

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22 Jul 15 Serbia, Bosnia Pledge Friendship After Srebrenica Unrest

After Serbian premier Aleksandar Vucic was attacked in Srebrenica, leaders from both countries met in Belgrade and pledged to work together to put past disputes behind them.

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22 Jul 15 Kosovo’s Thaci Fails to Rally MPs Behind War Court

Democratic Party of Kosovo leader Hashim Thaci failed to convince MPs from his party who voted against establishing a new special court to try former KLA guerrillas to change their minds.

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22 Jul 15 Bosnia Detains Four Over Vucic Attack at Srebrenica

Police temporarily detained four people suspected of involvement in the attack on Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic during the 20th anniversary commemoration of the Srebrenica massacres.

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21 Jul 15 Britain Increases Pressure for Kosovo War Court

Senior British diplomat Baroness Joyce Anelay said Pristina must keep its promise and set up a new special court to try former Kosovo Liberation Army fighters for alleged war crimes.

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21 Jul 15 Bosnia Security Boss Sorry for Vucic Srebrenica Attack

A Bosnian security company boss apologised to Serbian PM Aleksandar Vucic for failing to prevent stones being thrown at him during the 20th anniversary commemoration of the Srebrenica genocide.

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21 Jul 15 Kosovo Serbs Oppose Honour for Rights Activist

Serb politicians in Kosovo’s ethnically-mixed Klina municipality are opposing the naming of a street after Belgrade-based human rights activist Natasa Kandic, saying she does not represent them.

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20 Jul 15 Croatia, Serbia Trade Barbs Over ‘Storm’ Celebration

Politicians from Zagreb and Belgrade have been exchanging harsh words over the upcoming 20th anniversary of Operation Storm, which saw Serb rebels’ hold over Croatian territory crushed.

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20 Jul 15 Montenegro Arrests Serbian Wartime General

Montenegrin police arrested general Borislav Djukic on a warrant issued by Zagreb accusing him of involvement in blowing up a dam during the 1991-95 war in Croatia.

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16 Jul 15 Witness in Ivanovic Trial Negotiated with KFOR

A witness in the trial of Oliver Ivanovic told a Mitrovica court he took part in the negotiations between the accused and NATO over transporting several Kosovo Albanian families from their homes during the unrest in Mitrovica in February 2000.

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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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