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Balkan War Crime Suspects Maintain Political Influence

Years after the Balkan conflicts, voters in former Yugoslav countries are still electing people who have been convicted of or charged with war crimes, showing how nationalism still distorts the political environment.

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UN Prosecutors Demand Life Sentence for Ratko Mladic

Prosecutors at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia called on judges at the UN court to jail Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic for life for genocide and other wartime crimes.

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Before Trump and Brexit, Milosevic

Slobodan Milosevic exploited popular grievances to mobilise a mob and seize control, with disastrous consequences for Yugoslavia - now the West can learn some lessons from his rise to power.

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Sarajevo Siege Novel Celebrates Decency Under Fire

Wartime Sarajevo-based correspondent Kevin Sullivan’s new novel The Longest Winter tries to reflect the humanity and courage of people living in the Bosnian capital during the 1992-95 siege.