Yugoslav Wars

In this photo taken on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, Bosnian people pass by a poster with the images of Milorad Dodik and Zelka Cvijanovic of the Alliance of Independent Social Democrats (SNSD) in the Bosnian town of Banja Luka, 240 kms northwest of Sarajevo. An election in Bosnia on Sunday could cement the ethnic divisions drawn in a brutal 1992-95 war as a pro-Russian nationalist runs for the country’s three-member presidency and politicians seeking other posts campaign on war wounds instead of reforms that could shake the country out of its post-war paralysis. (AP Photo/Radivoje Pavicic)
October 05, 2018 - 1:19 am
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Elections in Bosnia on Sunday risk cementing the ethnic divisions of the country's brutal war, as a pro-Russian nationalist runs for the three-member presidency and politicians seeking other posts campaign on war wounds rather than reforms. Some 3.3 million...
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Kosovo Albanians run past a fire burning at a roadblock in Vojtesh, Kosovo, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. Kosovo Albanians burned tires and blocked roads with wooden logs, trucks and heavy machinery on a planned route by Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic who was trying to reach the village of Banje while visiting Serbs in the former Serbian province. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
September 09, 2018 - 5:25 am
MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo Albanians on Sunday blocked roads and burned tires on a planned route by Serbia's president in the former Serbian province, further fueling tensions between the two Balkan foes. During his two-day trip, President Aleksandar Vucic planned to visit a Serb-populated...
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Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic waves to his supporters during a rally in the northern, Serb-dominated part of Mitrovica, Kosovo, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. NATO-led peacekeepers in Kosovo say the safety of Serbia President Aleksandar Vucic during a visit to Kosovo isn't threatened despite roadblocks that prevented his visit to a central Serb-populated village. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
September 09, 2018 - 4:40 am
MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) — The Latest on the tensions between Kosovo and Serbia (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Serbia's president says the Balkan country no longer wants to wage wars in Kosovo and is seeking to build trust and friendship with majority Albanians after an era of conflicts. But Aleksandar...
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A view on street in Presevo, Serbia, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. In an ethnic Albanian-dominated region in southern Serbia that borders Kosovo and that has been widely assumed a potential bargaining chip in any land-swap deal between Serbia and its breakaway former province. (AP Photo/Zenel Zhinipotoku)
September 07, 2018 - 5:45 am
PRESEVO, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on diplomatic talks between Serbia and Kosovo (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Kosovo's president says that negotiations with Serbia are becoming more and more difficult. Hashim Thaci on Friday had planned to meet in Brussels with his Serb counterpart, Aleksandar Vucic...
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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 - 5:46 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 - 5:44 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 - 6:13 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 - 11:05 am
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 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 - 8:14 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Lawyers in Serbia declared a weeklong strike Sunday to protest the killing of a prominent attorney who was on the legal team that defended former Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal. Dragoslav Ognjanovic, 56, was gunned down late Saturday...
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July 29, 2018 - 3:27 am
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — One hunter has died and another has been wounded in Bosnia after they wandered into a mine field left over from Balkan nation's the 1992-95 war. Authorities say it took a demining team more than five hours on Sunday to reach the man's body, which was deep in the...
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