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By Ahmed Abdi-Mareeg.com-Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn submitted a letter of resignation, the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate station reported on Thursday. "I see my resignation as vital in the bid to carry out reforms that would lead to sustainable peace and democracy," ...
Relations between Zagreb and Belgrade have slightly improved in recent years as the two nations tried to move past the memories of the early 1990s when Yugoslavia tore itself apart as rival forms of ultra-nationalism took hold in its two most powerful republics - Serbia and Croatia. Since Croatia joined ...

Hey icj1 - were Yugoslavia's borders altered by force? Were Serbia's? Did the US, Germany and England recognize the newly created states from the former Yugoslavia and later Serbia? Were Yugoslavia, the US, Germany and England signatories of the Helsinki Accords? Do the Helsinki Accords state ...
According to Yugoslav strategic thinking, the final goal of the rival powers was to overthrow the state and its self-managed political system, through various (and sometimes contradictory) means and methods that satisfied their own specific goals. The doctrine of Special war in late-socialist Yugoslavia was a ...
ATHENS - Well over 100,000 protesters from across Greece converged Sunday on Athens' main square to protest a potential Greek compromise in a dispute with neighboring Macedonia over the former Yugoslav republic's official name. The name dispute gained traction when Macedonia gained ...
At the beginning of 1991, Yugoslavia found itself in a precarious and what proved to be a deadly situation for it. Yugoslavia was alone in Europe. The Yugoslav authorities were facing a US, UK, Germany and Austria which no longer needed Yugoslavia (as they had during the Cold War, when Yugoslavia pursued a policy of ...

Whilst there are no golden ages, it is abundantly clear that the world today is in a very unhealthy state. From Eastern Europe to North Africa to the Middle East, countries, in recent years, have been severely destabilised, resulting in carnage and the destruction of hundreds of thousands of lives. And at the ...
The November conviction of the Bosnian Serb former commander Ratko Mladic and others of genocide by the recently concluded International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) provided some closure to an exceptional instance in which the international community did achieve enough ...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (Moma) is set to pay tribute to the former country of Yugoslavia and its modernist post-war architecture, in a new exhibition beginning in June 2018. The exhibition will include photographs, models, film reels and more than 400 drawings sourced from family-held ...
'Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948-1980' opens in July at the New York MoMA. The exhibition focuses on the socialist monoliths of Yugoslavia, Šerefudin's White mosque in Bosnia, and the architecture built in Skopje after the 1963 earthquake. 400 drawings, models, photographs ...
A University of Zagreb algorithm has exposed casualty statistic misinformation about Yugoslavia's WW2 concentration camps, reports Branko Miletic. ALL COUNTRIES HAVE MYTHS. Every country mixes their myths with reality to come up with a standard or common history. These collective stories form the ...
US faced threat from Yugoslavia, says CIA Director/VIDEO. CIA director Mike Pompeo has said that US history books reflect America's actions taken "against the threat from Yugoslavia." Izvor: B92 Wednesday, January 24, 2018 | 14:50 ...
This July, New York's Museum of Modern Art will open an exhibition dedicated to the architecture of the former Yugoslavia. Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948-1980 examines the bold building styles that emerged during the country's decades-long existence--from International ...
Minimum wages in Montenegro are lowest in former Yugoslavia. The minimum monthly wage of EUR 193 that workers earn in Montenegro is the lowest in the region, shows the data of the country's tax Administration. Izvor: cdm.me Monday, January 22, 2018 | 13:28 ...
socialist Yugoslavia has not existed for almost 25 years, but it still had yet to receive proper recognition for its unique architectural landscape until now. "Our view of modern architecture has traditionally been too narrowly focused on developments in North America and Western Europe," Martino Stierli, ...
New York's Museum of Modern Art will examine former Yugoslavia's impressive concrete structures and bold urban planning visions created during its communist years, in an exhibition opening this summer. Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948-1980, will present examples of the ...
Instead, the idea was "to talk about the history around Yugoslavia and Croatia," Vojko Obersnel told AFP. The iron-fisted leader made mistakes but remains an important historical figure, the mayor said, adding that the ship would become "an extraordinary attraction" for Rijeka. Although dilapidated, the ship ...

These problems all stem from the violent break-up of the multi-ethnic Yugoslavia in the 1990s, a process which the western powers supported and indeed actively encouraged. But this is not mentioned in the CFR's background paper'The Unravelling of the Balkan peace Agreements' (Contingency ...
When Yugoslavia began self-destructing in 1991 (the year when both Slovenia and Croatia declared independence) the then European Community set up an arbitration commission. It ruled that the boundaries of Yugoslavia's constituent republics should be the national frontiers of any newly independent ...
I may also have overstated my proficiency in German and ability to pull weeds to land a volunteer gig, with food, accommodation and excursions provided, in one of the loveliest parts of Europe - Plitvice Lakes National Park - that had been off-limits to visitors during the wars in the former Yugoslavia.
THE HAGUE -- Embarrassed by its failure to prevent Europe's worst atrocities since World War II, the United Nations Security Council created a tribunal in 1993 to track down and punish those responsible for the horrific violence against civilians that convulsed the Balkans during the breakup of Yugoslavia.
When Elizabeth Odio Benito and her fellow judges first arrived in The Hague to work at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, they didn't have a courtroom or rules to guide their work. They didn't even have robes. "What we did have was a great, great commitment," Odio Benito said.
The United Nations tribunal on atrocities committed during the ethnic conflict in the former Yugoslavia is closing its doors. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres addressed a closing ceremony in The Hague, the Netherlands, on Thursday. He said the tribunal not only handed down sentences, but also ...
Wimmer's report also notes the U.S. declared position at the Bratislava Conference was that the 1999 NATO attack on Yugoslavia without UN SC authorization is "a precedent to be invoked by anyone at any time, and which is going to be invoked". This renders any allegations of a principled and rule-based ...
It proposes the creation of a government council for ethnic groups from the former Yugoslavia as a permanent body chaired by the culture minister. The office would publish calls for applications and disburse budget funds for cultural activities of minority organisations. Matić said the legislation was the ...
"US lost Russia when it attacked Yugoslavia" - RT head. RT Editor-in-Chief Margarita Simonyan has told CBS about "when and how" most Russians changed their ... You bomb Yugoslavia. And that was the end of it. In a minute, in one day. And that's when you lost us, unfortunately," the RT head said.
December 21 marked the end of an era for international criminal justice. On this day the International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) closed its doors. Established by the United Nations Security Council in 1993 to try those most responsible for violations of humanitarian law during the conflict in the ...
This chilling description of the Srebrenica genocide was written by a judge at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in the Hague in November 1995, only months after Europe's worst crime since the Second World War. In July of that year, Bosnian Serb forces seized control of the ...
More than a decade and a half after the US-NATO- under international law illegal - war aggression against Yugoslavia using highly toxic and radioactive uranium projectiles, the enormity of this war crime becomes clear: In Serbia, aggressive cancer among young and old has reached epidemic proportions.
Established in 1993, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has spent more than 10,800 trial days, heard at least 4,650 witnesses, produced over 2.5 million pages of transcripts and indicted 161 individuals - all in its quest to end impunity for genocide, crimes against humanity ...
It seems that the recent developments in Europe, and in particular the rising secessionism (Catalonia, Flandreau, Corsica, Veneto, Scotland), rings a bell, or rather is reminiscent of certain events. The ensuing ones are shedding more light on the roles of the EU (EEC), the USA, Great Britain and Germany.
The horrific civil war in Yugoslavia and the especially bloody battles in Bosnia fought just two decades ago in the 1990s feel like ancient history. The world revisited the reality and immediacy of that conflict in recent weeks as the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia delivered verdicts on ...
Exactly ninety-nine years ago--on December 1, 1918--the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes came into being. A decade later its name was changed to Yugoslavia. A generation ago the country disintegrated in blood and acrimony. The unification of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes came several ...
"Today - a week after landmark sentencing of Ratko Mladic - judges at the tribunal have brought down their gavel for the last time ending an historic endeavour in international justice. It is now vital that the national courts take the baton from the ICTY and step up their efforts to bring remaining perpetrators to ...
Bosnian Muslim women at the Potocari Memorial Centre during the 2009 burial of 534 Muslims killed by Bosnian Serb forces in Srebrenica 14 years earlier. Photograph: Fehim Demir/epa/Corbis. International criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia ...
"Feared and revered in his day, Tito is described by some as a hero of the Anti-Fascist struggle who kept Yugoslavia's six republics, including ...
But far-right nationalists equate Tito with an oppressive Yugoslavia, ... "Everything was better in Yugoslavia when the old man was running the ...
The work and practices of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) raise questions, Serbian lawyer Dr. Goran ...
Twenty-five years after it was created, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has issued its last conviction.
Communist Yugoslavia, which emerged shortly after the end of World War II, was made up of six republics: Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia, ...
The states of former Yugoslavia have a history that goes back to the earliest civilisations. Thanks to the fact that the country was the easiest ...
A ceremony in The Hague - attended by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Dutch King Willem-Alexander - marks the end of 24 years of investigations and prosecutions. The tribunal has been lauded for making significant contributions to the development of international law. But some victims in ...
THE HAGUE -- Embarrassed by its failure to prevent Europe's worst atrocities since World War II, the United Nations Security Council created a tribunal in 1993 to track down and punish those responsible for the horrific violence against civilians that convulsed the Balkans during the breakup of Yugoslavia.
The UN's top prosecutor for the former Yugoslavia on Monday hailed survivors of the Balkan wars, paying tribute to their courage, and urging all ...
A secret study commissioned by the CIA in December 1975 concluded that Yugoslavia had the technical capabilities and the necessary ...
Radovan Karadzic appears at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague in 2009, where he was sentenced to ...
Tadej Birtic of Vrnika, Slovenia, formerly Yugoslavia, visited his family in Baker during the month of August. Tadej is a cousin of all the Birtic ...
A Bosnian refugee, Alma Selimovic was granted political asylum in the U.S. in 2009 on account of the violence and threats she faced as a ...
Two decades ago thousands of refugees fled war in Yugoslavia and made Sweden their home, where today they are a well-integrated part of ...


 

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