Yugoslav Wars

In this Saturday, May 12, 2018 picture, migrants eat lunch in the abandoned building of a former hotel in the western Bosnian town of Bihac, Bosnia. A senior European human rights official has urged Bosnia to improve its assistance to migrants, as the war-scarred country struggles to cope with a growing influx of people trying to reach Western Europe. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
May 17, 2018 - 8:34 am
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia police will increase patrols along its borders with Serbia and Montenegro to prevent a growing influx of migrants illegally trying to reach Western Europe, a top official said Thursday. Migrants have recently turned to Bosnia to avoid more heavy guarded...
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May 17, 2018 - 8:02 am
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia police will increase patrols along its borders with Serbia and Montenegro to prevent a growing influx of migrants illegally trying to reach Western Europe, a top official said Thursday. Migrants have recently turned to Bosnia to avoid more heavy guarded...
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Bosnian people holds banners reading "We want the truth", some with the image of Dzenan Memic during a protest accusing authorities of covering up the killings of David Dragicevic and Dzenan Memic, in Sarajevo, Bosnia, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Thousands of Bosnians on Tuesday demanded that authorities find the truth behind the deaths of a Muslim and a Serb, in a protest that bridged Bosnia’s ethnic divide to call for an end to alleged state corruption and negligence. (AP Photo)
May 15, 2018 - 4:41 pm
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Thousands of Bosnians demanded Tuesday that authorities find the truth behind the deaths more than two years apart of a Muslim and a Serb, bridging Bosnia's ethnic divide with a protest calling for an end to alleged government corruption and negligence. Holding...
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May 07, 2018 - 8:43 am
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The European Union has appointed U.S. prosecutor Jack Smith to head the special prosecutor's office that investigates former members of the Kosovo Liberation Army for crimes against ethnic Serbs in Kosovo's war for independence. A statement on Monday said Smith succeeds...
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Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj sits on the road in front of a police cordon, in the village of Jarak, Serbia, Sunday, May 6, 2018. Police have prevented a far-right leader Seselj, from holding a rally in an ethnically-mixed village where his nationalist speeches spurred ethnic hatred during the 1990s' Balkan conflict.(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
May 06, 2018 - 7:51 am
JARAK, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police on Sunday prevented a Serbian far-right leader convicted of war crimes from returning to an ethnically-mixed northern village where he spurred ethnic hatred during the 1990s' Balkan war. Dozens of policemen sealed off Hrtkovci, 40 kilometers (24 miles) northwest...
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April 27, 2018 - 9:54 am
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — With flowers, tears and bowed heads, the citizens of Kosovo are holding their annual day to honor the missing. There are still about 1,650 people unaccounted for since the 1998-99 war that left some 10,000 dead and ended after NATO intervened on behalf of the region's...
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Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic arrives for the second day of his appeal at a U.N. court against his convictions on charges including genocide and crimes against humanity and his 40-year prison sentence in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (Yves Herman, pool photo via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 9:21 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A U.N. prosecution lawyer urged appeals judges Tuesday to convict former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic on a second genocide count and increase his 40-year sentence for overseeing Serb atrocities during the Bosnian war to a life term. Prosecutor Katrina Gustafson...
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FILE - In this Sunday, July 16, 2006 file photo an Israeli F-16 warplane takes off to a mission in Lebanon from an air force base in northern Israel. Croatia said Wednesday March 28, 2018, it will purchase upgraded Israeli F-16 fighter aircraft as it seeks to bolster its defenses amid Russian arming of neighboring Serbia. Croatia's Defense Council has accepted an Israeli offer that will replace Croatia's aging MiG-21 fighters. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, File)
March 29, 2018 - 6:21 am
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's government has approved the purchase of 12 used Israeli F-16 fighter aircraft in a package worth $500 million. The deal affirmed Thursday is Croatia's largest single military purchase since it split from the Yugoslav federation in the 1991-95 war. Croatia's Defense...
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Kosovo police escort Marko Djuric a Serb official to a police station in Kosovo capital Pristina after he was arrested in northern Kosovo town of Mitrovica, Monday, March 26, 2018. Kosovo police arrested a Serb official after he was banned from visiting a divided town in northern Kosovo and then fired tear gas and stun grenades at Serb protesters Monday. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
March 26, 2018 - 2:00 pm
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo police briefly detained a senior Serb official before expelling him after he was banned from visiting a divided town in northern Kosovo, and officers also fired tear gas and stun grenades at Serb protesters Monday. It was a move likely to inflame tensions between the...
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March 16, 2018 - 4:42 pm
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo's ombudsman has urged the government to issue residence papers for ethnic Albanians who have been displaced from neighboring Serbia for "security, social or economic reasons." A report from the people's advocate said Friday that since 2001, some 3,500 ethnic Albanians...
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