Ratko Mladic

Government approves bonuses for security sector employees

They include the Serbian Army, the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of the Interior (MUP), and the Security Information Agency (BIA).

The decision on payment of bonuses in the amount of RSD 10,000 was made due to the fiscal consolidation measures that the government of Serbia implemented in the previous three years, the government announced on its website.

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ICTY Justice: Doctors not allowed to use diagnostic equipment to examine Ratko Mladic, medical records "disappeared"

Serbian doctors who examined Ratko Mladic in the Hague detention on Monday and Tuesday were not allowed to use the ECG or the scanner, although they needed them and they were available, reports Serbian daily "Vecernje Novosti".

Serbia to open 2 new EU chapters - third blocked by Germans

The final decision to open chapters 6 (company law) and 30 (external relations) was made on Wednesday by EU member-states' ambassadors, Tanjug said.

Although chapter 33 on financial and budgetary provisions has been the subject of consideration among member-states until the last moment, Tanjug learned that five countries did not greenlight its opening.

Vucic on Hague suicide, reactions, and "double standards"

Praljak was one of the leaders of Bosnian Croats during the 1990s war convicted of war crimes by the tribunal.

He died in the hospital shortly after reportedly "taking poison" in the courtroom - during the reading of the Appeals Chamber verdict, that also declared Croatia's state leadership of the time complicit in a joint criminal enterprise targeting Muslims in Bosnia.

Bosnian-Croat War Crimes Suspect Slobodan Praljak 'Takes Poison' in UN Court

UN judges have suspended a court hearing after a war crimes suspect "took poison" when his 20-year sentence was upheld, Sky News reported.

Moments after his conviction appeal was rejected, former Croatian army chief Slobodan Praljak appeared to drink from a small bottle and yelled "I am not a war criminal, I oppose this conviction".