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04 Aug 15

Operation Storm: Childhood Memories of a Refugee Exodus

Twenty years after he fled the Croatian Army’s Operation Storm with his mother, two bags and a single toy, images of refugee convoys and burned-out houses remain vivid in 24-year-old Milos Ivanisevic’s memory.

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03 Aug 15

Operation Storm: Croatia’s Triumph, Serbia’s Grief

Croatia this week celebrates its defeat of Serb rebels during Operation Storm 20 years ago, but Serbia will mourn the hundreds killed and the 200,000 who became refugees.

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29 Jul 15

Serbia's Tourist Mecca Keeps Dark Side Hidden

Dragan Marković – known as the 'Palm Tree' - has turned Jagodina into a real attraction, but not all locals feel they are benefiting.

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24 Jul 15

Music Keeps Teen Refugee in High Spirits

At Presevo railway station, on the long road from Syria to Germany via Serbia, Teyma is a typical youngster in an extraordinary situation.

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24 Jul 15

Bosniak Fans Feel ‘Scapegoated’ Over PM’s Attack

Football supporters in Sandzak say the authorities are rushing to blame them for the attack on the Prime Minister in Srebrenica - when they were not even there.

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24 Jul 15

Austerity Chokes Serbia’s Chances of Recovery

Without more investment and a better business climate, austerity measures will not turn around Serbia’s economy, experts say.

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22 Jul 15

Migrant Surge Through Balkans Bypasses Kosovo

While waves of migrants course through Macedonia and Serbia, a handful trickle into Kosovo, often by mistake.

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21 Jul 15

Bosnia Leaders Hope to Mend Fences in Serbia

The visit this week of Bosnia’s tripartite presidency to Serbia - shortly after the attack on the Serbian leader in Srebrenica - will test already strained relations between the two countries.

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20 Jul 15

Serbia’s Broken Promises Over US Albanians’ Murders

Officials again promised to solve the killings of the Bytyqi brothers at a Serbian police centre in 1999 - but their words just echo similar unfulfilled promises over the past decade.

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15 Jul 15

Chaos at Srebrenica Has Defiled Memory of Genocide

The attack on the Serbian leader in Srebrenica marked the culmination of weeks of local, regional and global political games that have brought Bosnia to boiling point.

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15 Jul 15

Balkan States Don’t Protect Journalists, HRW Says

Instead of securing safety for journalists to work freely, politicians in Bosnia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia are creating a hostile environment for media freedom, a new report says.

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13 Jul 15

Lucrative Highway Deal for Thaci’s Friends

A lucrative contract to supply material for Kosovo’s controversial €1bn Pristina-Tirana highway was quietly given to a company closely linked to the ruling PDK party.

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13 Jul 15

Ex-Bridge Watcher Helped Build Kosovo’s “Patriotic Highway”

A ringleader of the 2011 violent uprising against the Pristina government worked for public figures close to the ruling Kosovo Albanian party to cash in on construction of the country’s €1bn ‘patriotic highway’.

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10 Jul 15

B92’s Decline is a Blow to Serbian Democracy

The Belgrade radio station remembered for its fearless independence under Milosevic is shedding most of its staff when the need for strong, alternative voices remains vital.

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10 Jul 15

Western Balkans on Alert Over ISIS Threat

Countries in the region have raised security levels and introduced new precautions to counter the threat of terrorist attacks by Islamic State.