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1991 - Slovenia declare their independence by referendum from Yugoslavia. 1993 - Kim Campbell is sworn in as the first female Prime Minister of Canada.
Sarajevo (Reuters) - Authorities in the former Yugoslavia will need to harness a spirit of reconciliation to pursue the legacy of the United Nations war crimes tribunal in bringing justice to victims once it closes down, its president said on Saturday.
Vucic's inauguration ceremony is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. (1700 GMT) at Belgrade's Palace of Serbia, the seat of government of the former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, with some 5,000 guests in attendance, including high-level envoys from the ...
Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic pledged to improve relations with regional countries in his inauguration speech, stating that progress is "impossible without ...
Few saw conflict and many were destroyed or later given to Yugoslavia as a part of war retributions. Later, when the Cold War ended, the Alpine Wall was abandoned and sealed.
The chief of operations at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, Robert Reid, told the panel discussion in the Bosnian capital on Friday that amassing evidence was the key to successful cases at the UN court in The Hague.
The political climate in Bosnia and Herzegovina is impeding the process of achieving justice, chief Hague Tribunal prosecutor Serge Brammertz told a conference on the legacy of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in ...
Michelle Jarvis, who co-edited a book entitled 'Prosecuting Conflict-Related Sexual Violence at the ICTY' with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia's chief prosecutor Serge Brammertz, told BIRN in an interview that Former ...
Humanitarians and tech companies say a digital form of identification would be particularly useful for refugees separated from their personal documents.
Team Melli kicked off their World Cup just over 20 years to the day since their last fixture in the competition but, after running a star-studded Yugoslavia side close, lost 1-0 in their opening game in Saint-Etienne. The U.S. would begin their ...
Don Sorchych, my view My father, Rudolph Oliver Sorchych, was born in 1901. His parents were both born in Yugoslavia, one in Zagreb and the other in Belgrade.
Carmel Agius, the president of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, which is shutting down at the end of the year, said during a visit to Sarajevo on Wednesday that he was proud that the UN court had assembled a comprehensive ...
I played in the former Yugoslavia before I came to Asia. That was the time before the split and I played in the Yugoslavia league with Novi Pazar, a team that now plays in the Serbian league. I then came firstly to Malaysia in 1992 and played two years ...
In 2004, over 13 years after its independence from Yugoslavia, the Republic of Macedonia had submitted its application for membership of the EU.
Tito, who ruled the communist Yugoslavia for 35 years until his death in 1980, remains a controversial figure in the former federation -- adored by some but considered a dictator by others.
Sunday's shootdown was the first in 17 years. Here's what the battles of the past tell us about the aerial conflict to come.
Contrary to popular belief, similar numbers of people from the former Yugoslavia sought asylum in Northern Europe as Syrians have more recently - as demonstrated below.
Born on March 11, 1943, in Yugoslavia, he was a son of the late Henry and Katharina Dietrich Breitwieser. He was a very active member of First Southern Methodist Church, where he taught Sunday school for many years.
The Dutch justice ministry told BIRN on Thursday that no defendants at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia who are being held at the UN detention unit at the Scheveningen prison were injured by the blaze that erupted overnight.
Another lawyer from Srinagar, Pervaiz Ahmed Shah, referred to the US military tribunal at Nuremberg and the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia. These legal precedents expose Indian political and military leaders to possible war-crime ...
(ANSAmed) - ZAGREB, JUNE 14 - In Croatia, a referendum is likely to be held in autumn to remove the name of Marshal Josip Broz Tito, Anti-Fascist leader of socialist Yugoslavia (1945-1980), from one of the most beautiful squares in the centre of Zagreb.
Serbia has formed an international legal team to file a lawsuit against NATO over its alleged use of depleted uranium munitions during its three-month bombing of Yugoslavia 18 years ago. Lawyers and doctors from the European Union, Russia, China, India ...
Paris - Two former secret police chiefs, once held to be among the most powerful men in Serbia, went on trial Tuesday for the second time, accused of running a lethal network of covert operations during the 1992-95 conflict that broke up Yugoslavia.
Although the substance is technically legal under international law, the UN international Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has stated that the under the law of proportionality, which states that damage cannot exceed the military advantage of ...
religion, language and a social divide: the conflict had all the elements for an escalation. Now the municipality of Moutier is voting on whether it wants to stay in ...
After World War II, Yugoslavia was organized as a federation of six republics, with borders drawn along ethnic and historical lines: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia with the two autonomous Serbian provinces ...
For the last 24 years, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, based in The Hague, has attempted to mete out justice to those accused of war crimes in the ugly conflicts which engulfed Southeastern Europe from 1991 to 1999.
Serbia has formed an international legal team to file charges against NATO for using depleted uranium munitions during the 1999 bombing of Yugoslavia. The legal team, proposed by the Serbian Royal Academy of scientists and artists, will bring together ...
KOMPAS.com - Setelah 11 pekan membombardir wilayah Yugoslavia, NATO akhirnya menghentikan serangan pada 10 Juni 1999 setelah tentara Serbia mundur dari Kosovo.
From the top of a grassy hill, a giant eye constantly stares down at the tiny village of Podgaric. It may sound sinister - like something straight out of Mordor in Lord of the Rings - but it's anything but.
Serge Brammertz, the chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) told the UN Security Council on Wednesday that war criminals are still being ...
"They dropped from 10 to 15 tons of depleted uranium on the territory of the former Yugoslavia. The increase in the number of cancer patients has caused serious concerns.
Brammertz said the conflicts in former Yugoslavia taught the world "a new vocabulary for the horrors inflicted on innocent civilians - ethnic cleansing.
Political problems in Yugoslavia caused the 1991 UEFA Super Cup to be played as a one-off fixture at Old Trafford, where Alex Ferguson's United did not have it easy.
The lecture, dubbed the "Architecture and design of Large Supranational States," addressed the similarities in the parliamentary systems of the USSR and Yugoslavia, as well as the negative effect a weak parliamentary system inflicts on state ...
Speaking at the ceremony, Prime Minister Dusko Markovic alluded to the country's history under Moscow's political influence when it was part of Yugoslavia, saying NATO accession signified the right to set its own future, under its own name. "We are ...
As the war represented the founding event and the source of legitimacy for Yugoslavia, this historical revision represents a crucial aspect of the process of Yugoslavia's delegitimisation. Officially declared an Anti-Fascist movement equivalent to the ...
secret intelligence documents obtained by OCCRP and partners show how Russian and Serbian operatives in Macedonia have worked to pry the fragile Balkan ...
The country boasts a huge Adriatic coastline and strong cultural ties to Italy and Austria, in part because of centuries spent under rule of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Today, when Yugoslavia is no more, there is no reason why Jasenovac should not be brought back to the center of the Serbian identity, just like the Jews did with Auschwitz.
His father, a successful attorney, and his mother, a nursing school student, were caring for Ferati and his older brother and sister when fighting broke out in 1998 between the Kosovo Liberation army and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. "We stayed ...
The 1944 season for Major League baseball was a strange one when it comes to the players who were participating. Because of World War II in Europe, many Major Leaguers were overseas fighting.
Sometime in the years 1991-92, Yugoslavia ceased to exist as a country. But it persists, in imagination, in memory. In the cities of the former Yugoslav republics, there linger vestiges of the past.
In 1918 Montenegrins were divided over joining Yugoslavia. In 1948, cleaving to two centuries of friendly relations with Russia, many Montenegrins supported Stalin when he expelled Yugoslavia from the Soviet bloc. Over the past 30 years the percentage ...
Vera Gavrilovic , 86, reposed in the Lord on May 29, 2017, at the University of VirginiaMedical Centerin Charlottesville, Virginia.
The Serbian paramilitary units responsible for a campaign of ethnic cleansing in Bijeljina and other parts of former Yugoslavia were widely thought to have been established, financed and armed by the head of Serbian intelligence, Jovica Stanisic, and ...
They said there were in Yugoslavia. "You'd have to get them from Yugoslavia to wherever you wanted to get them - and get a couple of grand for them in the end.
Josip Broz Tito was president of Yugoslavia from the end of the Second World War until his death in 1980. Every year, 25 May was marked as his official birthday, and the holiday was called the Day of youth.


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