Eurasia

BiH appeals court weighs in on prison sentences for two war criminals

SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) The Appeals Chamber at the BiH court on Tuesday (May 5th) ruled that Mirko Pekez and Milorad Savic should spend 14 and 21 years in prison, respectively, for war crimes against Bosniak civilians in 1992. It found them guilty of killing 23 Bosniaks — most …

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Georgian opposition may block border checkpoints

Georgian opposition may really block border checkpoints in case Mikheil Saakashvili fails to meet their demand. But the opposition does not yet take any step in that direction, Georgian political scientist and project manager of Development and Cooperation Centre Paata Zakereishvili told a PanARMENIAN.Net correspondent.

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ICTY Destroyed Some Srebrenica Materials

The Prosecution at the International War Crimes Tribunal has confirmed that it destroyed some materials discovered in the graves of murdered Srebrenica residents. BIRN had earlier revealed that it had received some indications suggesting that the material, that may have provided evidence pertaining to their murder, was destroyed.

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EC Director to Visit Belgrade

Pierre Mirel, Director of the European Commission’s Enlargement Unit for the Western Balkans will visit Belgrade on 11 May for talks, reports Danas. The paper highlights an expected meeting with Serbia’s interior minister Ivica Dacic, in which Mirel is expected to have talks about the Commission’s upcoming report on Serbia’s …

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US Congressmen Petition For Macedonia

Fifteen US Congressmen have sent a letter to the US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton calling for a speedy and just resolution of the long running name row between Athens and Skopje. The congressmen urge the US administration to review Macedonia’s role in contributing to the stability in the southern …

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