Serbia will seek more information from Albanian authorities about alleged trafficking of human organs taken from Kosovar Serbs during the 1999 conflict, an official has said.
In the former Yugoslavia, language and politics are closely intertwined. The once single common language, Serbo-Croatian, has now become Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, and Montenegrin. But are they really separate languages?
A former Yugoslav general has been released from the detention center of a Hague-based war crimes court, after serving more than two-thirds of a 7 1/2-year prison sentence for crimes committed in 1991.
ens of thousands of Kosovar Albanians celebrated the first anniversary of their declaration of independence, despite President Fatmir Sejdiu's warning that Serbia is challenging its former province's secession.
Kosovo declared its independence one year ago, but Serbs in North Mitrovica are still living in a state of defiance and denial. They say the declaration has had no impact on their lives -- other than making them worse.
Serbia last year asked the International Court of Justice in The Hague to rule on the legality of Kosovo's secession. A ruling could take years, but recourse to the court implies Serbia would ultimately accept its decision.
Kosovo won warm support from the United States and other Western countries when it broke from Serbia one year ago. But its first year has been a shaky one, unsettled by growing poverty, corruption, and continued hostility from Belgrade.
eventeen people have been detained in Belgrade accused of the misuse of official documents and funds within the Serbian military.
Serbia's police and intelligence agencies have arrested 17 people within the Defense Ministry on suspicion of fraud, embezzlement and abuse of office.
European Union peacekeepers in Bosnia have searched houses belonging to the family of Bosnian Serb wartime general Ratko Mladic, the last remaining high-profile war crimes suspect from Bosnia's 1992-95 war.
Serbia is willing to hold talks with Kosovo's Albanian leadership to discuss day-to-day issues in the former province, which declared its independence a year ago, Serbian President Boris Tadic has said.
On the Internet, at sports events, and in person, insults and ethnic enmity continue to fly between the residents of the Balkans. It seems that their political leaders have neglected to tell them that the wars are over.