Yugoslav Wars

March 15, 2019 - 8:45 am
The self-proclaimed racist who attacked a New Zealand mosque conducting Friday prayers during an assault that killed 49 people opened fire with rifles covered in white-supremacist graffiti and listened to a song glorifying a Bosnian Serb war criminal. These details highlight the toxic belief system...
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In this Nov. 17, 2017, photo, Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic, right, reviews an honor guard with his Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin during a bilateral Serbian and U.S. airborne exercise at Lisicji jarak airport, some 15 kilometers (10 miles) north of Belgrade, Serbia. A U.S. envoy urged Serbia and Kosovo on Friday, March 8, 2019 to stop mutual provocations and resume dialogue amid rising tensions between the two wartime foes. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
March 08, 2019 - 1:09 pm
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A high-ranking U.S. envoy has urged Serbia and Kosovo to stop provoking each other and to resume their discussions over how to normalize relations between the two former wartime foes. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale, who met with Serbian President...
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March 01, 2019 - 7:19 am
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Kosovo's president has rejected any idea of a land swap with Serbia. Hashim Thaci said Friday in the Albanian capital Tirana that "a land swap would never occur." Last year, Thaci had proposed a "border correction," with Kosovo getting Serbia's southern Presevo Valley and...
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February 26, 2019 - 8:39 am
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo's president alleged Tuesday that senior Serb officials are responsible for the 1999 slayings of three Albanian-American brothers who fought with ethnic Albanian fighters against Serbia's rule. Hashim Thaci spoke after meeting in Pristina with Ilir Bytyci, brother of...
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February 26, 2019 - 8:12 am
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo's president is alleging that senior Serb officials are responsible for the 1999 slayings of three Albanian-American brothers who fought with ethnic Albanian fighters against Serbia's rule. Hashim Thaci on Tuesday met in Pristina with Ilir Bytyci, brother of Ylli,...
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Bosnian police secure an area in Bradina, Bosnia, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. Police in Bosnia say they have launched a manhunt for a suspect in the killings of two people in the past week which has triggered panic in the country. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
February 11, 2019 - 11:02 am
SUHODOL, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Police in Bosnia said Monday they have launched a manhunt for a suspect in the slayings of two people that have triggered panic in the country. They also called for public vigilance and appealed to residents to report any sightings of the suspect, saying they...
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February 11, 2019 - 7:14 am
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Police in Bosnia said Monday they have launched a manhunt for a suspect in the killings of two people in the past week that has triggered panic in the country. Police have called on the public to be vigilant and have appealed to citizens to report any sightings...
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January 13, 2019 - 3:58 pm
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo's prime minister met Sunday with two fellow former fighters in a bloody war for independence from Serbia two decades ago who are preparing to be questioned by prosecutors for a special war crimes court. Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj's Facebook page showed photos...
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January 13, 2019 - 9:28 am
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo's prime minister on Sunday met with two men who are to be questioned by an international court about their roles in the bloody 1998-1999 war for independence from Serbia. Ramush Haradinaj showed in his Facebook page pictures of meetings at their homes with Sami...
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January 13, 2019 - 8:52 am
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo's prime minister has met with two men who are to be questioned by an international court about their roles in the bloody 1998-1999 war for independence from Serbia. Ramush Haradinaj on Sunday met with Sami Lushtaku and Rrustem Mustafa who are to be questioned next...
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