Slobodan Milosevic

Serbian Opposition Sceptical of European Mediation Offer

The Alliance, which comprises a number of centrist, conservative and right-wing parties, indicated it would not go back on a decision confirmed on September 16 to boycott the election.

"Their efforts come too late," Marinika Tepic, deputy leader of the Party of Liberty and Justice, SSP, a member of the Alliance, told BIRN. "This is our final decision."

Serbian Security Chiefs ‘Operated in Croatia in 1994’

A retired Serbian State Security Service officer told the retrial of Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic at the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals in The Hague on Wednesday that he met the defendants in November 1994 on Petrova Gora mountain in Croatia, which at that time was part of the self-proclaimed Republic of Serbian Krajina established by rebel Croatian Serbs.

Serbian State Security ‘Didn’t Help Rebel Croatian Serbs’

A protected witness told the retrial of Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic at the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals in The Hague on Wednesday that the Serbian State Security Service (SDB) was not involved in the so-called 'Log Revolution' that saw Serbs rebel against the Croatian authorities in 1990.

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.

Kosovo’s Oldest Party Searches for Election Winner

But, two days before the congress opened, the LDK Secretary General, Ismet Beqiri, has admitted that Mustafa may stay on - and that there are a number of other interested contenders.

"It is no secret, there are candidates," he told TV Dukagjini on Thursday. "This should be seen as normal. Our aim is for the new LDK team to win the upcoming parliamentary elections," Beqiri added.

Last Despatches: A Death Foretold – Kosovo Editor Killed Amid Political Unrest

Two bullets were fired at Enver Maloku's apartment in Pristina on July 18, 1998. One hit the railings of the balcony; the other hasn't been found. The assassination attempt failed.

When or not it was the same shooter who opened fire on the afternoon of January 11, 1999, this time the attempt succeeded.

Exit’s Anti-Drugs Campaign is Just Virtue-Signaling

This tagline is followed by billboards showing the same tagline together with graphic images of where users' drugs quite possibly do come from - including sellers' hairy bottoms and filthy underwear. A message reminds people that drugs are often transported to users via such horrible channels, so everyone should stay off them.

Serbian Security Chiefs Begin Defence at Hague Trial

Lawyer Wayne Jordash told the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals as the trial resumed on Tuesday that the defence will call witnesses who will confirm that Jovica Stanisic, the former chief of the Serbian state security service, was not in command of Serbian paramilitary or police units in Bosnia or Croatia during the war, as the indictment claims.

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