Bosnia and Herzegovina
Two Bosnian Serb brothers convicted of abusing Bosniak prisoners near Sarajevo in 1992 asked the appeals court for lower sentences because of the “absence of fatal consequences”.
The former Croatian President on Friday is to propose a new Dayton-style agreement on Bosnia in Mostar, where he is due to deliver a speech.
Mesic's proposal involves Croatia initiating the main changes to the 1995 Dayton Ohio deal, which ended Bosnia's 1992-5 war.
At the trial of two Bosnian Serb soldiers for the Srebrenica genocide, a prosecution witness said that he saw many dead bodies laid out at the Petkovci dam near Zvornik in July 1995.
BELGRADE - No genocide was committed during the war in Croatia, and even Serbia and Croatia are aware of this, Florence Hartmann, a former spokesperson for the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, has said, adding that the two countries' mutual genocide lawsuits will be dropped by the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
EU takes BiH to task for Sejdic-Finci failure
Some politicians said the October elections are the key to implementing the verdict.
The BiH presidency building stands in Sarajevo. The top government posts are earmarked for the country's three majority ethnicities, which is discriminatory, according to a 2009 European Court of Human Rights ruling. [AFP]
Lawyers for former Serb fighters accused of involvement in killing and burning Bosniak civilians at a village mosque near Prijedor in 1992 said their guilt had not been proved.