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04 Mar 15

On the Trail of Kosovo’s Most Wanted

Survivors of mass killings in Kosovo villages in the Djakovica/Gjakova area in 1999 say they hope justice is coming closer after Interpol issued warrants for 17 Serbian fighters.

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27 Feb 15

Tamnava Mine Deadline Broken Without Explanation

While the draining of the Tamnava mine is running months late, EPS says the consortium has fulfilled its contract and will not be charged penalties.

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27 Feb 15

Strpci: Last Stop on a Fatal Journey

Twenty-two years ago, Serb paramilitaries stopped a train in Bosnia, seized 20 passengers and killed them – and only now is there a possibility that most of the suspects will face justice.

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24 Feb 15

Abbas: Dahlan Citizenship is ‘Serbia’s problem’

The Palestinian President told BIRN he will not confront Serbia over its award of citizenship to his arch-rival, Mohammed Dahlan - whose ties to the Balkans are coming under scrutiny.

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23 Feb 15

Serbia’s Leaders Find New ‘Enemies Within’

The country’s war crimes prosecutor has come under fire from senior officials after announcing that the Serbian Army’s top general could be investigated over his role in the Kosovo conflict.

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20 Feb 15

Hope Runs Short For Serbian Steel Mill

Following the collapse of sale talks, the government plans to introduce ‘expert management’ to Smederevo Steel Mill – but are the options to save the troubled giant running out?

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18 Feb 15

Tony Blair Advising Serbian Government 16 Years After Bombing of Belgrade

Blair will counsel Serbian PM Aleksandar Vucic, once his outspoken critic, under deal believed to be funded by United Arab Emirates.

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18 Feb 15

The ‘Proof’ is Around You, Mr Hahn

The Commissioner’s latest words on Serbia and Macedonia show that the EU is unfortunately sticking to a policy of turning a blind eye to disturbing developments in the Balkans.

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18 Feb 15

Blood Ties

Sons and daughters of men indicted for Balkan war crimes reveal how the accusations affected them - and why they remain loyal to their fathers.

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17 Feb 15

Kosovar Migrants Trade Misery for Uncertainty

Driven by hopelessness, thousands of people from Kosovo are seeking a better life in the EU, although their prospects of being allowed to stay there are dim.

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13 Feb 15

Migrant Exodus Drains Life out of Kosovo

The number of immigrants from Kosovo is drastically increasing as whole families up and go - threatening to empty Europe’s youngest state.

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13 Feb 15

Serbia Facing Grim Choices Over State Loss-Makers

The government is taking the first steps to deal with hundreds of indebted public companies, though experts warn the toughest decisions have yet to be made.

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12 Feb 15

Serbia Split Over ‘Liberation War’ Memorials

A proposed law on war memorials and monuments has sparked debate about whether the Serbian state is again trying to deny its role in the 1990s conflicts in Yugoslavia.

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06 Feb 15

Serbian Army Manipulation Worries Still Unresolved

Ombudsman’s revelations raise concerns over possible misuses of the Military Security Agency for personal and political purposes.

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05 Feb 15

Surviving the Holocaust in Occupied Serbia

At 93, Aleksandar Lebl is one of a handful of Jews in Belgrade who can still remember the German occupation and the Nazi death camps – which he narrowly escaped ending up in.