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11 Sep 07

Address by Meddzida Kreso, President of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Esteemed gentlemen, colleagues and respected guests,

Before anything else I wish to express my pleasure at having the honour to attend this event with all of you today and having the opportunity to present to you all the achievements in the work of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina in this relatively short period of its existence.
11 Sep 07

IN DEPTH: Socialists to decide fate of IMF deal with Serbia

A handful of deputies loyal to Slobodan Milosevic have the power to sink or save a crucial financial arrangement
11 Sep 07

In Pursuit of Justice: An Overview of Progress in the Transitional Justice System of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Conference Outline

A major conference hosted by the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, BIRN, in Sarajevo this month addressed the daunting task of transferring responsibility for prosecuting war crimes committed in the early Nineties to Bosnia's own domestic justice system.
11 Sep 07

Address by Sulejman Tihic, Bosnian Muslim Member of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Presidency

Ladies and gentlemen,

I want to thank you for the invitation to take part in this conference and the opportunity to speak about issues which are so important for our country.

11 Sep 07

Address by Carla Del Ponte, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

Dear colleagues, ladies and gentlemen,

It was not long ago - in March - that the war crimes chamber of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina was inaugurated and we all applauded this development. The first war crimes indictments have been issued by the court and one ICTY [International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia] case [that of Radovan Stankovic] was transferred to this chamber. While the results are modest, thus far, certainly, this is just a beginning.

11 Sep 07

Trial Threat Hangs Over Suva Reka Suspects

As the men suspected of the 1999 killing of 48 civilians are detained, some say Serbia is finally facing up to its past in Kosovo, while others discern a hidden political agenda.

11 Sep 07

IN DEPTH: Dayton 'construction error' blocks Bosnia's path to prosperity

Don't expect an economic revival in Bosnia until its constitution is drastically simplified.
11 Sep 07

New constitution poses challenge to Serbs and Croats

While international players claim Bosnia's leaders have been secretly drafting a new constitution, they are keeping to the nationalist line at home and denying all knowledge.
11 Sep 07

EU Green Light for Croatia Boosts Sanader

Foreign policy triumph throws Euro-sceptics, extreme right and opposition onto defensive.
11 Sep 07

Address by Slobodan Radulj, Advisor to the Serb Member of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Presidency, Borislav Paravac

Ladies and gentlemen,

It is an honour and pleasure to greet this eminent gathering in the name of the Republika Srpska member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mr Borislav Paravac, as well as in my own name.

11 Sep 07

Serbs Sell Up In Presevo

Vastly outnumbered by Albanians and with little hope of new jobs, Serbs are rapidly leaving this remote border area.

11 Sep 07

Europe Sets Terms For Montenegro's Independence Poll

Brussels is coming around to the idea that Montenegro may soon go it alone but is determined to ensure an independence referendum is free and fair.
11 Sep 07

Address by Didier Chassot, Charge d'Affairs at the Swiss Embassy in Sarajevo

On behalf of the Swiss embassy and the Swiss authorities, I would like to welcome you here today and to thank you for coming to this conference.

11 Sep 07

Macedonia: New Language Law Too Hot to Handle

Government puts off passing an all-encompassing law on the use of the Albanian language, fearing a backlash at the polls.
11 Sep 07

Kosovars wake up to the need for a new flag

If Kosovo Albanians get their own state, it will need its own flag. The problem is, many Albanians don’t want one.

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