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Russia, Montenegro Face Disciplinary Proceedings Over Soccer Violence

European soccer's governing body, UEFA, has opened disciplinary proceedings against Montenegro and Russia after a May 27 European championship qualifying match was abandoned due to crowd violence. More

UN Orders Seselj Back To Detention

The UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has ruled that Serbian ultranationalist Vojislav Seselj had breached conditions of his provisional release and ordered his return to detention at The Hague. More

Kosovo Hosts Serb Foreign Minister At Regional Meeting

Senior officials from six Balkan nations discussed regional infrastructure projects in Kosovo on March 25. More

PHOTO GALLERY: Srebrenica Victims Reburied On Anniversary Of Massacre (Archive)

Photogallery Serbia Makes Srebrenica Arrests

Police have arrested seven men -- reportedly members of a Bosnian Serb wartime special police unit -- suspected of involvement in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, Serbia's first arrests of people accused of direct participation in the slaughter of thousands of Muslims in the town in Bosnia-Herzegovina. More

EU Clears Way For Bosnia's Membership Bid

EU foreign ministers have approved the next step on Bosnia's road to membership after politicians agreed a series of reforms demanded by the 28-member bloc. More

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Video Bereft Of Hope And Faith, Kosovo's Youths Stream Abroad

Tens of thousands of Kosovars left the country in 2014 and the rate of out migration has jumped 40 percent since December. Asylum seekers in the EU from Kosovo now outnumber those from Syria and Afghanistan.
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