Srebrenica survivors say verdict on Karadzic too lenient, too late

Mar 25, 2016

Srebrenica survivors say verdict on Karadzic too lenient, too late

Survivors of the Srebrenica massacre said the 40-year prison term handed down on Thursday to Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic for war crimes and genocide was not tough enough and came too late. “I am so disappointed,” said Bida Smajlovic, 64, who watched ...

Oct 29, 2015

Legendary Serbian coach Zeravica dies at 84

Serbia’s legendary basketball coach Ranko Zeravica, who with the former Yugoslavia won the 1970 FIBA World Championship, has died on Thursday at age 84, state-run RTS television reported. Zeravica, whose coaching carrier spanned over 50 years and who contributed significantly to the development of ...

Oct 2, 2013

Bosnian Muslims in census quandary

Bosnia’s first census since its 1990s inter-ethnic war, which could dramatically alter the balance of power between the three main ethnic groups, poses a particular quandary for the country’s Muslims. The 1995 Dayton peace accord introduced a political system in which Muslims — known ...

Yugoslavia tribunal's credibility hit

| Jul 3, 2013

Yugoslavia tribunal's credibility hit

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), which saw some of its powers transferred to a new body in The Hague on Monday, has come under fire for a series of recent acquittals. But analysts say it will be future judgments on ...