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Last week’s ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) that Kosovo’s 2008 declaration of independence did not contravene international law was bitter news for Serbia, which had brought the original case. The Serbian president Boris Tadic said that his country could never accept the unilateral declaration of independence, while for Kosovo’s ethnic Albanians it… » read more

Fifteen years ago on 11 July 1995 the Bosniak town of Srebrenica, declared a safe area under United Nations protection, fell into the hands of Serb forces under the command of General Mladic. What followed was a merciless slaughter unparalleled in Europe since the end of the Second World War. Approximately 8 000 men and… » read more

Open letter to Serge Brammertz – Prosecutor ICTY Let us remind ourselves. On 11 July 1995 troops commanded by General Ratko Mladic captured the Bosnian enclave of Srebrenica, a safe area under the protection of the United Nations. Two days later the mass execution of an estimated 8000 men and boys began. By killing all… » read more

The unsatisfactory security situation in Montenegro and the inefficiency of state and its institutions in the fight against organised crime were once again pointed out by many foreign media. Magazine Economist wrote about „Balkan imbroglio“ and stated that drug-smuggling episode is creating new tensions in the Balkan region. Late last year, in an operation dubbed… » read more

Elation in Brussels at the unexpected success of Boris Tadic’s pro-European Democratic Party in Serbia’s general election has quickly turned to frustration as the Socialist Party, with 20 seats in the new parliament, decides whether to throw in its lot with the nationalist Radicals led by Vojislav Kostunica. Tadic’s party won the most seats, but… » read more

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