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UBS sues Croatia in U.S. over $45 mln in Yugoslavia-era debt
UBS AG sued Croatia in New York federal court on Friday, claiming the republic owes it $45 million in principal and interest on defaulted debt assumed after the breakup of Yugoslavia. According to the lawsuit, Yugoslavia issued the debt in 1988 as part of a series of restructurings, as the country tried to keep its struggling economy afloat. In 2001, the country's remaining external debt was ...(10/17/2014 12:02:20 PM)
Ex-Yugoslav agents on trial over dissident killing
BERLIN (AP) — The former head of Yugoslavia's secret service and a one-time subordinate have gone on trial in Germany over the 1983 killing of a Yugoslav dissident in Bavaria.(10/17/2014 7:07:46 AM)
2 top former Yugoslav agents go on trial in Germany over 1983 killing of dissident near Munich
The former head of Yugoslavia's secret service and a one-time subordinate have gone on trial in Germany over the 1983 killing of a Yugoslav dissident in Bavaria.(10/17/2014 7:23:47 AM)
Prosecution cases primed for Syria trial, despite lack of court
By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - A Canadian ex-soldier who once advised the defense in the trial of Saddam Hussein is leading an effort to prepare prosecution-ready dossiers of evidence against individuals responsible for crimes in Syria's war. But so far, no court will hear the case. William Wiley leads the Commission for International Justice and Accountability (CIJA), a team funded by the ...(10/30/2014 11:10:21 AM)
Mass grave evidence allowed in Mladic's case
Prosecutors will be allowed to present more gruesome evidence against a former Bosnian Serb military commander who has been on trial for genocide since 2012. A United Nations-backed International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia announced ...(10/25/2014 1:22:13 AM)
Celebration: Independence Day of Croatia
Today is the Independence Day of Croatia, commemorating its independence from Yugoslavia. Although independence was declared on June 25, 1990, it was on October 8, 1990, that the ties with Yugoslavia were completely broken. A southern Central European country at the crossroads between the Pannonian Plain and the Mediterranean Sea, Croatia is bordered to the north by Slovenia and Hungary, to the ...(10/7/2014 8:00:29 PM)
Mass grave clue in Ratko Mladic case
Prosecutors will be allowed to present more gruesome evidence against a former Bosnian Serb military commander who has been on trial for genocide since 2012.(10/23/2014 1:31:15 PM)
Potential Welsh Independence Echoes Montenegro Scenario: Study
Simon Gwyn Roberts, the deputy head of the University of Chester School of Media, draws parallels between Wales' potential independence following a referendum in Scotland and Montenegro's secession from Yugoslavia in 2006 in a new study published by ClickonWales on Monday.(10/12/2014 3:25:13 AM)
With a parade for Putin, Serbia walks a tightrope
By Matt Robinson BELGRADE (Reuters) - In his 1949 memoir Eastern Approaches, British officer Fitzroy Maclean wrote of standing on top of Belgrade's fortress and watching the Nazis retreat across the River Sava, leaving the capital to the Red Army and Yugoslav Partisan guerrillas. The date, Oct. 20, 1944 became Liberation Day. It was marked initially with military parades, but once Yugoslavia ...(10/14/2014 1:52:20 AM)
Former Bosnian Serb commander on trial for genocide since 2012
Prosecutors will be allowed to present more gruesome evidence against a former Bosnian Serb military commander who has been on trial for genocide since 2012.(10/25/2014 12:41:47 AM)
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