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Bosnian Serb strongman says he will run for presidency

Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik, who regularly threatens secession, said Friday he would run for Bosnia's tripartite presidency later this year despite believing it was a "failed" state. Since the Dayton peace accords ended Bosnia's...Show More Summary

Concerns mount over Russia's influence in Eastern Europe

Next month, the Bosnian Serb police are expected to receive 2,500 new assault rifles, and there are fears Russia will train the officers

Bosnia to investigate suspected Serb paramilitary group

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnia's security agencies are investigating a Serbian right-wing group which the national government said on Tuesday was a paramilitary unit formed to create "a problem" for those opposed to Bosnian Serb President Milorad Dodik.

Meet the Man Who Hunts Bosnian Serb War Criminals Living in the U.S.

The only Balkans-focused historian for ICE's war crimes center is retiring, and it's unclear who will pick up his decades-long investigations.

Defiant Bosnian Serbs celebrate banned 'statehood' holiday

Bosnian Serbs celebrated a banned "statehood" holiday Tuesday in stubborn defiance of the west and their non-Serb compatriots, but with tacit backing from Russia. A handful of international guests attended … Click to Continue »

Defiant Bosnian Serbs celebrate banned 'statehood' holiday

Bosnian Serbs are celebrating a banned "statehood" holiday in stubborn defiance of the west and their non-Serb compatriots. A handful of international guests attended the celebration on Tuesday in Banja … Click to Continue »

Suspected Bosnian Serb war criminal arrested in Munich

BERLIN (Reuters) - German prosecutors said on Tuesday they had arrested a Bosnian Serb man on suspicion of detaining and murdering Bosnian Muslims during the wars that broke up former Yugoslavia almost a quarter of a century ago.

Bosnian Serb leader says independence 'legitimate goal'

The leader of Bosnia's Serbs said Tuesday that they were moving towards the "highest possible" level of independence, which he said was a legitimate political goal in a country deeply divided since its 1990s war. Milorad Dodik, president...Show More Summary

Sarajevo prosecutor indicts 14 Bosnian Muslims over war crimes against Serbs

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Sarajevo prosecutors indicted 14 Bosnian Muslim wartime army officers and soldiers for alleged murder, torture and persecution of Bosnian Serb civilians around the town of Konjic during the country's 1990s war.

Bosnia: Former female fighter convicted of war crimes

Bosnia's war crimes court has convicted a former fighter of crimes committed against Bosnian Serb civilians during the country's 1992-95 war. It comes a year after she was extradited from … Click to Continue »

Bosnian Soldier Beat Muslims During Genocidal Campaign Then Lied So He Could Come To U.S. As Refugee

Milan Trisic, 54, joined the violent Serb forces who took in the “ethnic cleansing” of Muslims in the 1990s during the aftermath of the breakup of Yugoslavia.

Bosnian town mayor charged with war crimes

The Bosnian prosecutor's office on Wednesday said it had charged a Bosnian Serb mayor with war crimes committed during the 1990s war. Miroslav Kraljevic, 49, who led a Bosnian Serb special police unit in the eastern town of Vlasenica...Show More Summary

Serbia, Bosnia seek to boost ties after war crimes tensions

Serbian and Bosnian leaders say they want to resolve problems left over from their 1990s conflict after tensions soared over the conviction of former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic … Click to Continue »

'I Just Drank Poison,' Bosnian War Criminal Announces To Court

4 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Moments after a 20-year sentence for war crimes was reconfirmed for former Bosnian Serb commander Slobodan Praljak, he tilted back his head and consumed what he claimed was poison.

The message Ratko Mladic's conviction sends to war criminals still at large

To the editor: Reporter Laura King’s article rightly captures the challenge in arresting war criminals. (“Genocide conviction of ex-Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic fuels hopes for future accountability,” Nov. 22) The Bosnian war ended with the Dayton peace agreement in 1996, yet Radovan Karadzic,...

Graffiti, soccer fans hail Mladic after genocide verdict

Graffiti hailing Ratko Mladic has appeared in the Serbian capital, reflecting nationalist support for the former Bosnian Serb military chief who was convicted last week of genocide by a U.N. … Click to Continue »

Butcher of Bosnia Convicted of Genocide

Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic has been jailed for life for genocide and other atrocities in the 1990s Bosnian war. Known as the "Butcher of Bosnia", Mladic led forces during the massacre of Bosnian Muslims (Bosniaks) in Srebrenica and the siege of Sarajevo. Show More Summary

'Butcher of Bosnia' Going to Prison for Life

A UN court has convicted former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic of genocide and crimes against humanity and sentenced him to life in prison for atrocities perpetrated during Bosnia's 1992-1995 war. The court in the Hague convicted Mladic of 10 of 11 counts in a dramatic climax to...

After Mladic verdict, Bosnia has yet to turn page

The international court has finished its work and Bosnian Serb wartime military chief Ratko Mladic will end his days in prison, but Bosnia will struggle to turn the page on its ethnic war. "A judicial process in itself can never achieve...Show More Summary

A Srebrenica mother's quest for justice

For many July 12, 1995, was just another day long ago, but it is forever etched in Munira Subasic's mind. It was the day she met Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic, and the last time she saw her son alive. "I was in Srebrenica in July 1995 when Mladic came, on the 12th of July. Show More Summary

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