Yugoslav Wars

Bosnian journalists shows banners with the text "Journalism is not a crime" and " Stop violence against journalists" in downtown Sarajevo to protest against the beating of a journalist in Sarajevo, Bosnia, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Bosnia's journalists have held protests for a second day to express solidarity with a reporter from an independent Bosnian Serb television station who was badly beaten by unknown assailants. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
August 28, 2018 - 8:46 am
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia's journalists held protests for a second day on Tuesday to express solidarity with a reporter from an independent Bosnian Serb television station who was badly beaten by unknown assailants. BNTV reporter Vladimir Kovacevic was hospitalized following the...
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Serbian Army MiG-29 jet fighters fly over Batajnica, military airport near Belgrade, Serbia, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. Serbia's air force has taken the delivery of two Russian MiG-29 fighter jets, part of an arms purchase that has the potential to heighten tensions in the Balkans and increase Moscow's influence in the region. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
August 21, 2018 - 8:44 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's air force on Tuesday took the delivery of two Russian MiG-29 fighter jets, part of an arms purchase that could heighten tensions in the Balkans and increase Moscow's influence in the region. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic attended the ceremony at a military...
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August 06, 2018 - 9:13 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia denounced Israel on Monday because its military jets and envoys took part in a ceremony in Croatia marking a victorious 1995 offensive against rebel Serb-held territories. Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic told a private Belgrade television station that "it's sad that an...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 5, 1995 file photo, Croatian soldiers celebrate their victory after retaking the town of Dubica, on the northern Bosnian border. Croatia on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018 celebrated a victorious 1995 military offensive in which it retook lands held by rebel Serbs, while Serbia's president compared the operation to the policies of Nazi Germany. (AP Photo/Robert Belosevic, File)
August 05, 2018 - 2:05 pm
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia on Sunday celebrated a 1995 military offensive in which its troops retook territory held by rebel Serbs, while Serbia's president compared the attack known as Operation Storm to the policies of Nazi Germany. Top officials attended a ceremony in the former rebel...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 file photo, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic speaks during a press conference at the Serbia Palace, in Belgrade, Serbia. Croatia is celebrating a victorious 1995 military offensive in which it retook lands held by rebel Serbs, but which Serbia's president has compared to the policies of Nazi Germany during World War II. Vucic told a gathering late Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018 that "Hitler wanted a world without Jews; Croatia and its policy wanted a Croatia without Serbs." (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, file)
August 05, 2018 - 8:44 am
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia on Sunday celebrated a victorious 1995 military offensive in which it retook lands held by rebel Serbs, while Serbia's president compared the operation to the policies of Nazi Germany. The comments by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic have whipped up tensions between...
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A diver jumps from the Old Mostar Bridge during the 452nd traditional annual high diving competition, in Mostar, Bosnia, 140 kilometers (87 miles) south of the capital Sarajevo, Sunday, July 29, 2018. A total of 40 divers from Bosnia and neighboring countries leapt from the 25-meter-high (82-foot-) bridge into the Neretva River. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
July 29, 2018 - 2:27 pm
MOSTAR, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — To say that the high-diving competition that starts on a historic bridge and ends in a fast-flowing river is the pride of a city in southern Bosnia underestimates the resilience it's required to keep the tradition going. For centuries, the annual contest in Mostar...
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FILE - In this Wednesday June 27, 2001 file photo, Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic's lawyers Dragoslav Ognjanovic, center, and Zdenko Tomanovic, right, address media after the team visited imprisoned Milosevic in Belgrade. Serbian police say that a prominent lawyer, who helped defend former strongman Slobodan Milosevic before the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal, has been shot and killed. A police statement says that Dragoslav Ognjanovic was killed late on Saturday, July 28, 2018 outside his home the new part of Belgrade, the Serbian capital. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, file)
July 29, 2018 - 9:22 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian lawyers announced Sunday they will go on strike for a week to protest the killing of a prominent attorney who had been on the defense team of former strongman Slobodan Milosevic at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal and also defended crime figures. Dragoslav Ognjanovic...
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FILE - In this Wednesday June 27, 2001 file photo, Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic's lawyers Dragoslav Ognjanovic, center, and Zdenko Tomanovic, right, address media after the team visited imprisoned Milosevic in Belgrade. Serbian police say that a prominent lawyer, who helped defend former strongman Slobodan Milosevic before the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal, has been shot and killed. A police statement says that Dragoslav Ognjanovic was killed late on Saturday, July 28, 2018 outside his home the new part of Belgrade, the Serbian capital. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, file)
July 29, 2018 - 8:10 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police say a prominent lawyer who was on the defense team of former strongman Slobodan Milosevic at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal has been shot and killed. A police statement says Dragoslav Ognjanovic was killed late Saturday outside his home in the new part of...
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FILE - In this Tuesday Feb. 2, 1999 file photo, Adem Demaci, right, the political representative of the Kosovo Liberation Army, talks to the media during a press conference in Pristina. Adem Demaci, a human rights defender who embodied Kosovo’s national resistance and was often called the “Balkans’ Mandela,” has died at 82, it was reported on Thursday July 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu, File)
July 27, 2018 - 7:37 am
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo paid its last respects on Friday to Adem Demaci, its famed human rights defender, or so-called "Kosovo's Mandela," who embodied resistance against authoritarianism. A three-day mourning began with flags at half-mast for Demaci, who died a day earlier of natural causes...
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A woman cries near the remains of her relative during a funeral ceremony for the victims of the 1995 massacre, at the memorial centre of Potocari near Srebrenica, Bosnia, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Thousands of Bosnian Muslims have gathered in Srebrenica on the 23rd anniversary of Europe's worst massacre since World War II to hold prayers and attend the funeral for 35 recently identified victims. The remains of those men and boys slaughtered at the enclave in July 1995 will be laid to rest Wednesday in the town whose name has become synonymous with the brutality of the 1992-95 Bosnian war. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
July 11, 2018 - 9:56 am
SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Thousands of Bosnian Muslims gathered in Srebrenica on Wednesday to mark the 23rd anniversary of Europe's worst massacre since World War II and attend the funeral for 35 recently identified victims. The remains of the men and boys slaughtered at the enclave in...
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