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"Croatia and Franjo Tuđman wanted war"

"Croatia and Franjo Tuđman wanted war"

THE HAGUE -- Advisor to the Serbian legal team in the genocide dispute with Croatia Wayne Jordash believes the Serbian counter-lawsuit is "more convincing" than Croatia's.

He told the newspaper Danas that evidence suggests that Croatia and its then President Franjo Tudjman "wanted war."

"Genocide as tool of ethnic cleansing"

"Genocide as tool of ethnic cleansing"

THE HAGUE -- Legal team chief Saša Obradović on Thursday presented the evidence before the ICJ in Serbia's genocide counter-lawsuit against Croatia.

Bloggers: Genocide trials will have no winner

Bloggers: Genocide trials will have no winner

As the International Court of Justice begins hearing the Croatian and Serbian lawsuits, bloggers weigh in with their thoughts.

The judges at the International Court of Justice arrive for the start of the Croatia-Serbia genocide trial on March 10th. [AFP]

Croat officials assumed genocide as tool of ethnic cleansing

THE HAGUE - Agent of Serbia Sasa Obradovic presented the evidence before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday that Serbs from Kninska Krajina were destroyed as an ethnic group in Operation Storm in the summer of 1995, and that the genocidal intent of the then Croatian president Franjo Tudjman was realized in the operation.

Croatia’s Operation Storm ‘Intended to Destroy Serbs’

Belgrade launched its genocide counter-suit against Zagreb at the International Court of Justice by claiming that Croatian forces tried to ‘ethnically cleanse’ areas where Serbs lived in 1995.

3% of Global Retail Chains Plan Expansion in Bulgaria – CBRE Report

Bulgaria ranks 46th in a report of property consultants CBRE on the top destinations for expanding global retail chains.

According to the survey, as cited by investor.bg, some 3% of the polled international retail chains expressed interest in expanding their business in Bulgaria.

Macao, India, Oman and Serbia have similar scores.

Novak Djokovic reaches Indian Wells quarter-finals

INDIAN WELLS - Serbia's Novak Djokovic reached the quarter-finals of the Indian Wells Masters Series 1000 tennis tournament early Thursday by beating Marin Cilic of Croatia 1-6, 6-2, 6-3.

In a bid to reach the semi-finals, Serbia's highest-ranking male tennis player will face Julien Benneteau of France, who beat Feliciano Lopez of Spain 6-3, 7-6 (7-4).

Photo AP/Mark J. Terrill

Tudjman's Brijuni claims confirm Croatia's genocide intent

THE HAGUE - Serbia has filed enough evidence to prove that Operation Storm planned by the Croatian government bodies contains all elements of the criminal act of genocide and that Croatia violated its obligations according to the UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, Serbia's agent to the court Sasa Obradovic stated before the International Court of Justice (I

Serbia: No evidence about plan for genocide against Croats

THE HAGUE - Serbia's legal representative William Schabas has underscored in the continuation of the dispute between the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague that Croatia did not present any evidence about the existence of a plan by the Serbian authorities to commit genocide against Croats during the war in 1991.

Serbia Denies Control Over ‘Genocidal’ Croatia Campaign

Belgrade told the International Court of Justice that it didn’t have effective control over the Yugoslav People’s Army and local Serb fighters accused of committing genocide in Croatia.

Djokovic breezes into Indian Wells fourth round

INDIAN WELLS - Serbia's highest-ranking male tennis player Novak Djokovic reached the fourth round of the Indian Wells Masters Series tennis tournament late Tuesday by beating Alejandro Gonzalez of Colombia 6-1, 3-6, 6-1.

In a bid to reach the quarter-finals, Djokovic will play Marin Cilic of Croatia, who beat Tommy Robredo of Spain 6-4, 6-3.

Serbia's legal team: No retroactive liability

THE HAGUE - Serbia's legal representatives underlined on Tuesday before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague that Serbia cannot be accountable for the crimes committed in Croatia before the constitution of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SRJ) on April 27, 1992.

Obradovic: Croatian suit cynical, Serbs are genocide victims

THE HAGUE - The Serbian legal team began presenting its defence arguments concerning Croatia's genocide suit in the continuation of the dispute before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday, and in the next few days it will present Serbia's countersuit for the genocide committed against Serbs in Croatia in the clashes from 1991 to 1995.

Belgrade named best place for tourism

BELGRADE - Belgrade has been named the best place for tourism as part of the traditional International tourist patrol "SACEN International", with Turkey as the best tourist destination and Belgrade-based Singidunum University as the best partner in tourism in southeastern Europe in 2013.

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