Planned Western Balkans Reconciliation Meeting Crumbles by REUTERS


By REUTERS

It was meant to be a rare gathering of the leaders of the western Balkan countries bidding to join the European Union, a moment of high symbolism two decades since the wars that tore apart Yugoslavia, but old enmities again got in the way.

Published: October 31, 2014 at 06:29AM

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Prosecution Cases Primed for Syria Trial, Despite Lack of Court by REUTERS


By REUTERS

A Canadian ex-soldier who once advised the defense in the trial of Saddam Hussein is leading an effort to prepare prosecution-ready dossiers of evidence against individuals responsible for crimes in Syria’s war. But so far, no court will hear the…

Published: October 30, 2014 at 09:10AM

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Milosevic’s Widow Ridicules EU Lifting Sanctions by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Slobodan Milosevic’s exiled widow ridiculed the European Union’s decision to lift a 15-year freeze on assets of the former Serbian strongman, saying in an interview published Thursday that the family has no property outside Serbia.

Published: October 30, 2014 at 06:36AM

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Serbian Teachers, Doctors Announce Strikes Over Pay Cuts by REUTERS


By REUTERS

Health workers and teachers in Serbia announced on Thursday they would strike next month in the first real sign of resistance to wage and pension cuts introduced by the government to try to stabilise the budget.

Published: October 30, 2014 at 04:53AM

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Milosevic Widow ‘Laughs’ at EU Decision to Unfreeze Assets by REUTERS


By REUTERS

The widow of late Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic has dismissed news the European Union had lifted a 15-year freeze on family assets, telling a local newspaper that they owned nothing outside of Serbia.

Published: October 30, 2014 at 04:11AM

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Graphic Media Campaign Targets Montenegrin Graft Crusader by REUTERS


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A prominent anti-graft campaigner in Montenegro vowed on Wednesday she would not be silenced by a graphic campaign against her in pro-government media.

Published: October 29, 2014 at 12:43PM

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European Union Lifts Freeze on Milosevic Family Assets by REUTERS


By REUTERS

The European Union has lifted a freeze on the assets of late Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic and his close family, saying the people targeted no longer posed a threat to democracy.

Published: October 29, 2014 at 09:10AM

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