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Kosovo Serb detained for war crimes

A Kosovo court has placed Alexander Bulatovic into 15 days detention for suspected war crimes in Kosovo Polje in 1999 following his arrest on Monday on the border. Kosovo police have arrested a Kosovo Serb named as Alexander Bulatovic on the Kosovo-Serbia border for war crimes allegedly

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Serbia not Asking for Anything Beyond Dayton

Serbian parliamentary speaker says that Serbia “never asked for anything beyond the Dayton Agreement nor will ever do so”.Nebojsa Stefanovic, Serbian parliamentary speaker, told daily newspaper Glas Srpske on Monday that Serbia was ready to protect the interests of Republika Srpska in keeping with the Dayton peace accord, which ended …

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Serbia, Iraq Pledge to Boost Economic Ties

Iraqi Ambassador in Belgrade has called on Serbian companies to take part in the Iraq renewal.Abdul Sada, Iraqi Ambassador to Serbia, told Nebojsa Stefanovic, Serbian Parliamentary Speaker, on Friday that Serbian companies have a certain advantage over other companies when it comes to the reconstruction of Iraq.

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Serbia Helps Fight Fires in Greece

Serbia has sent 40 firefighters to help their colleagues extinguish a fire which broke out near the Serbian Orthodox monastery of Hilandar.Scorching summer heat and high winds caused blazes on the Greek Mount Athos in northern Greece on Thursday. The fire broke out on Wednesday afternoon in the vicinity of …

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Bosnian Serb Leader Calls for FM’s Resignation

Bosnia’s Serb leader has called for the resignation of the Foreign Minister over the country’s vote on the UN resolution on Syria.The President of Republika Srpska, the Serb-lead entity in Bosnia, Milorad Dodik, said that the country’s Foreign Minister, Zlatko Lagumdzija, should leave the office accusing him of breaking the …

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New Serbia Leaders Announce Arrests for Corruption

Serbia’s ruling Progressives say that the new government’s results in fighting corruption would become visible “very soon”.Serbian Progressive Party is preparing corruption-related arrests for September, Balkan Insight has learned from the party.The tackling corruption was one of the main goals in their election programme and campaign. Aleksandar Vucic, Serbian Deputy …

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Serbia Gets New Top Security Officials

New Serbian leaders have appointed the director of the Security-Information Agency and the Council for National Security secretary.Three months after the May general elections in Serbia, the ruling Progressives occupied top security positions in the country. Aleksandar Vucic, First Deputy PM and Defence Minister, was appointed secretary of the Council …

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