Serbia

Kosovo and Serbia Must Reconcile, Panel Says

Debate in Pristina hears calls for rediscovery of trust and a degree of compromise between the two estranged neighbours.The normalization of relations between Kosovo and Serbia is essential for transforming the hostile relations of the last 20 years, a debate organized by the Kosovar Institute for Peace agreed on Tuesday. …

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Serbia Arrests Ex-Deputy PM in Agrobanka Affair

Police arrest more suspects in the case of the state-owned bank, including former deputy Prime Minister Jozef Kasa.Prime Minister Ivica Dacic confirmed on Tuesday that police had arrested a former deputy prime minister and former director of an Agrobanka branch office, Jozef Kasa, and three other persons. They are suspected …

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Gotovina Verdict to Impact Serbia’s EU Integration

Serbian politicians believe that the acquittal of two Croatian generals by the Hague Tribunal will not contribute to reconciliation and European future of the region.Suzana Grubjesic, the Serbian deputy PM in charge of EU integration, said that the Hague Tribunal’s acquittal of the Croatian generals, Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac, …

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Facing the Past Still Taboo in Serbia

Twenty years after the end of wars in the Balkans the Serbian society still refuses to face up to the past, a round table discussion concludes.The round table named “ What is transitional justice in Serbia?” was held on Tuesday and it was organised by the Helsinki Committee for Human …

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Facing the Past Still Taboo in Serbia

Twenty years after the end of wars in the Balkans the Serbian society still refuses to face up to the past, a round table discussion concludes.The round table named “ What is transitional justice in Serbia?” was held on Tuesday and it was organised by the Helsinki Committee for Human …

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Serbia Needs New IMF Deal, Minister Says

Serbia’s trade minister has said it is important for Serbia to strike a new deal with the IMF, ahead of a visit from bank officials on Tuesday.Trade Minister Rasim Ljajic said it is “very important for Serbia to enter into a new arrangement with the International Monetary Fund.” This should …

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Haradinaj Verdict Due November 29

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, ICTY, will deliver its verdict in the case against the former leader of the Kosovo Liberation Army, KLA, Ramush Haradinaj on November 29.Haradinaj, Lahi Brahimaj and Idriz Balaj are accused of being a part of a joint criminal enterprise and crimes against …

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Manager of Serbia’s Exit Festival Quits

Amid worries about funding, the general manager and co-founder of the world famous festival has resigned.Bojan Boskovic, co-founder and general manager of the Exit music festival, resigned on Thursday from his post. “Owing to the world crisis the budget has been already significantly reduced, so there is no room for …

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