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Kosovo Detains Terror Suspects Returned from Syria

A bus enters Pristina Airport to pick up Kosovo citizens who were returned from Syria. Photo: BIRN.

The Basic Court in Pristina on Sunday remanded four terrorism suspects in custody for a month after they were returned from Syria by plane along with other citizens of Kosovo who were repatriated from the conflict zone.

Bosnian Serb Autistic Teen Allowed to Return to School

An empty classroom at the primary school Photo:EPA-EFE/Leszek Szymanski POLAND OUT

Natalija Trivic, Republika Srpska's Minister of Education and Culture, confirmed on Friday that 19-year-old Slavko Mrsevic, who has autism, may attend graduate classes with his peers after he was initially barred from attending high school.

Serb Ex-Policeman Pleads Not Guilty to Kosovo Crimes

At the Basic Court in Peja/Pec in Kosovo, during his first trial session, former Serbian policeman Milorad Zajic pleaded "not guilty" on Wednesday to all war crimes charges made against him.

Zajic is indicted for allegedly taking part in the killing of two people - one with disabilities - and for forcing ethnic Albanians out of a village in 1998 during the war in Kosovo.

Kosovo President Blocks Serb Judge's Appointment

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci's office on Thursday said that he will not appoint Radomir Laban to the country's Constitutional Court until "competent security and judicial institutions conduct a full check-up" of his background.

"Due to suspicions regarding Laban's past, the President of Kosovo will not sign his appointment," Thaci's office told Radio Free Europe.