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Austria jihad recruiter sentenced to 20 years

The 34-year-old "brainwashed" dozens of people aged between 14 and 30.

Some guns used in Paris attacks produced in ex-Yugoslavia's arsenal


Belgrade: Some assault rifles used by the Islamic militants in the November 13 Paris attacks and later seized in police raids were produced in the former Yugoslavia`s state arsenal, the company`s director said on Saturday.

Croatia celebrates, Serbia mourns military operation 20 years on

Zagreb cheered and Belgrade wept on Tuesday as they marked the 20th anniversary of Operation Storm, which ended the war sparked by Croatia`s proclamation of independence from Yugoslavia and caused an exodus of Croatian Serbs.


FIFA U-20 World Cup: Five-star Brazil face Serbia in final

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Five-star Brazil face Serbia in final

Five-time champions Brazil trounced Senegal 5-0 on Wednesday to set up a FIFA Under-20 World Cup final against Serbia, who edged past Mali 2-1 with a late winner.

Syria war crimes justice unlikely despite evidence: Experts

The chances of anyone being prosecuted for Syrian war crimes are today smaller than ever, experts say, as realpolitik smothers an increasingly solid mountain of evidence accumulated during the often barbaric four-year conflict.

Gunfire, explosions in Macedonia as police battle "armed group"

Five police officers died and dozens were wounded in a daylong gun battle in an ethnic Albanian suburb of northern Macedonia on Saturday, adding the threat of armed conflict to a deep political crisis rocking the ex-Yugoslav republic.

Four Macedonia police injured in clashes near Kosovo border

 Macedonia, hit by a deep political crisis, was further shaken Saturday when four police officers were injured in clashes with an armed group near the Kosovo border, with some reports talking of fatalities.

US moving to deport Bosnians tied to war crimes: Report

 The United States is moving to deport at least 150 Bosnians suspected of taking part in war crimes and ethnic cleansing in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s, the New York Times reported Saturday.

Top UN court to rule in Croatia, Serbia genocide claims

The UN`s highest International Court of Justice on Tuesday hands down its ruling in a long-running genocide case that could reopen old wounds between former foes Croatia and Serbia.

UN court upholds life for two convicted in Srebrenica massacre

The UN`s Yugoslav war crimes court on Friday upheld life convictions of two Bosnian Serbs for their role in the Srebrenica massacre of almost 8,000 Muslim men and boys in 1995.

Serbia, Bosnia carry out rare joint swoop on war crimes suspects

An unprecedented joint investigation by former foes Serbia and Bosnia culminated on Friday in the arrests of 15 people suspected of kidnapping and murdering nearly two dozen Serbs in an attack during the 1992-1995 Bosnian War, officials said.

Yugoslavia's last defense minister dies in Moscow

Gen Veljko Kadijevic, who was Yugoslavia's last defense minister at the start of the country's bloody breakup, has died. He was 88.

Karadzic genocide trial nears climax

Final arguments begin Monday in the genocide and war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, charged with some of the worst atrocities in Europe since World War II, including the Srebrenica massacre.

Basketball World Cup: Serbia hold off France to reach final

Basketball World Cup: Serbia hold off France to reach final

Serbia held off France 90-85 in the semi-finals of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Madrid on Friday to set up a title fight against undefeated reigning champions the United States.

US breeze past Lithuania into Basketball World Cup final

US breeze past Lithuania into Basketball World Cup final

The United States moved a step closer to retaining basketball`s World Cup on Thursday as they beat Lithuania 96-68 in Barcelona to reach the final.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Nigeria vs Bosnia-Herzegovina - Preview

For Bosnia, a victory at the World Cup finals would be another first with African champions Nigeria in their sights at the Pantanal arena in Group F on Saturday.

Serb writer Dobrica Cosic, civil war president, dies at 92

Dobrica Cosic, a nationalist writer who served briefly as Yugoslavia`s president as the country unraveled in civil war, died today, his family said.
He was 92.

Former first lady of Yugoslavia dies

Hospital officials say Jovanka Broz, the widow of former Yugoslav dictator Josip Broz Tito, has died. She was 89.

Serbia holds funeral for Yugoslavia`s last king

Serbia held a funeral on Sunday for Yugoslavia`s last king, Peter II Karadjordjevic, who had fled the country at the start of World War II and died in the US in 1970.

Croatian Generals acquitted of war crimes

A war crimes court here on Friday acquitted two Croatian generals of atrocity charges against Serbs during Yugoslavia`s break-up in 1995, the BBC reported.