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Recognise ‘Storm’ War Victims, NGOs tell Serbia, Croatia

Human rights groups in Serbia and Croatia have called on authorities in both countries to do more to recognise and aid victims of a 1995 Croatian military operation that ended the country's war against rebel Serbs.

Croatia on Monday marked the 24th anniversary of Operation Storm, a military blitz that quashed a breakaway Serb statelet but put to flight almost 200,000 Serb civilians.

Serbian Perpetrator of Kosovo Massacre Released Early

Another former member of a notorious Serbian paramilitary group has been released early from prison by a court in Belgrade having spent 12 years of a 15-year sentence for war crimes behind bars.

Miodrag Solaja fought with a unit known as the Scorpions during the 1998-99 war in Serbia's then southern province, Kosovo.

The International Bansko Jazz Festival Starts Today

For the twenty-second year in a row, the Bansko resort in Pirin Mountain, southwestern Bulgaria, has welcomed foreign and Bulgarian jazz and pop musicians and singers.

Bulgaria Has Improved its Position in 16 of the 26 World Economic Rankings

Bulgaria has improved its position in 16 of the 26 world economic rankings. This is indicated by the data from the Bulgaria in Figures survey of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. However, in 8 charts we have a deterioration in terms of key indicators. Where we have progress and what we have not achieved - the data is summarized by Victoria Boyadzhieva from BNT.

Hungary’s Family Plan Seeks to ‘Save the Nation’

Katalin Kevehazi, President of the Budapest-based JOL-LET (Well-Being) Foundation and a prominent expert on women in the labour market, said the plan's support for traditional nuclear families has a political dimension beyond fertility rates.

Why Trump’s Role Model Is Hungary’s Viktor Orban

Trump is not using such measures to try to make America great; like his role model, he is trying to manufacture an immigration-related crisis to help him establish an autocracy.

And although Trump's efforts in this regard are less far advanced than Orban's nine-year-old project in Hungary, he has made more progress than most Americans realise.

Vucic in Krusedol: You got rid of the Serbs - does this make you happy or successful?

"The Serbs have left and it caused tremendous grief and sorrow in the heart of every single Serb. Is Croatia today happier, more successful or wealthier because of it? I have to disappoint you, all of you who glorify and rejoice in the tears of Serbia - the Serbs are not gone. Serbia hadn't vanished", said Vucic from Krusedol.

Croats, Serbs Come Together to Remember ‘Storm’ Victims

With flags hoisted on homes and public buildings, and a well-rehearsed official ceremony, Croatia is readying to celebrate the 24th anniversary of a military offensive that snuffed out a rebel Serb statelet and ended Croatia's 1991-95 war of independence from socialist Yugoslavia.

"Haradinaj's connections should not be underestimated"

Alim Hamza, who is under the surveillance of German authorities for his Islam extremist standpoints, was among delegates, while the expert for security issues Irfan Peci considers that the danger of Haradinaj's contacts with Salafi movement with the goal of establishing "Greater Albania" should not be underestimated.

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