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Atmosphere at Croatia-Swtzerland match and St Galen | Photo: Beta/AP
Serbia's Football Association, FSS, has written to FIFA, asked it to cancel a decision to allow Kosovo's national team to play friendly matches.
The FSS said the Serbian flag was set on fire before Kosovo's first such friendly, played in Mitrovica, northern Kosovo, against Haiti.
The former Croatian President on Friday is to propose a new Dayton-style agreement on Bosnia in Mostar, where he is due to deliver a speech.
Mesic's proposal involves Croatia initiating the main changes to the 1995 Dayton Ohio deal, which ended Bosnia's 1992-5 war.
BELGRADE - Savo Strbac, director of Belgrade-based Veritas Documentation and Information Center, said Wednesday that the genocide dispute with Croatia before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) is a “historic opportunity” for the world to hear about crimes committed in this country against Serbs.
BELGRADE - The 15th Guitar Art Festival (GAF) will be held on March 11-16 at several venues across Belgrade, it was announced at a press conference in Sava Center on Tuesday.
Prominent guitar players from Serbia and around the world will be performing in fourteen concerts of this year's GAF, and five out of six evening events will take place in Belgrade's Dom Omladine (DOB).
BELGRADE - No genocide was committed during the war in Croatia, and even Serbia and Croatia are aware of this, Florence Hartmann, a former spokesperson for the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, has said, adding that the two countries' mutual genocide lawsuits will be dropped by the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
THE HAGUE - The hearing continues on Tuesday before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the dispute between Serbia and Croatia on mutual suits for genocide committed in the territory of Croatia in the period from 1991 to 1995 by further presentation of arguments by the Croatian legal team, followed by cross-examination of witnesses proposed by Croatia.
Croatia increases transparency of police work
An amendment is seen as an effort to increase public trust in the police.
Police investigations will be monitored by a civil council under the new law. [AFP]
Croatia is planning to institute a council of civil representatives to monitor criminal investigations in order to improve police transparency.