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The best of Ljubljana
Since its break from the former Yugoslavia in 1991, Slovenia is no longer the well-kept secret for travelers it once was. Nevertheless, its persistently peaceful capital, curled under its castle-topped hill, is still a wonderful antidote to much of Europe’s crowds and high prices.(11/22/2014 6:52:43 AM)
Veljko Kadijevic, Yugoslavia's last defense minister during bloody breakup, dies in Moscow
Gen. Veljko Kadijevic, who was Yugoslavia's last defense minister at the start of the country's bloody breakup, has died.(11/3/2014 5:53:47 AM)
Yugoslavia's last defense minister dies in Moscow
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Former Yugoslav Gen. Veljko Kadijevic, who was accused of war crimes in Croatia and who fled to Russia to avoid testifying at a U.N. tribunal, has died. He was 88.(11/3/2014 7:25:31 AM)
U.N. court orders release of ailing Serbian former politician
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The United Nations court trying war crimes in the former Yugoslavia ordered the release of an ailing Serbian former politician who has been detained for a decade awaiting a verdict. Judges at the Yugoslavia tribunal, established to prosecute crimes committed during the breakup of the country in the 1990s, ordered the release of Vojislav Seselj due to "compelling ...(11/7/2014 6:45:31 AM)
How Laudrup overwhelmed Yugoslavia
From the archives: Serbia and Denmark meet in qualifying on Friday; when the Danes took on Yugoslavia in 1984, Michael Laudrup was in inspirational form.(11/13/2014 3:42:17 AM)
U.N. court considering releasing ailing Serbian war crimes suspect
By Thomas Escritt AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The United Nations court trying crimes from the bloody break-up of former Yugoslavia is considering provisional release for an ailing Serbian former politician in detention awaiting a verdict for over a decade. In a filing published on Wednesday, judges at the Yugoslavia tribunal said they had information suggesting Vojislav Seselj's health had declined ...(11/5/2014 11:21:46 AM)
The Balkans recover with eco-tourism
The seven Balkan states that made up the former Yugoslavia are rebuilding their economies on tourism, not only promoting their rich history but also marketing to eco-tourists seeking wilderness adventures such as hiking, kayaking, white-water rafting and caving.(11/24/2014 1:17:52 AM)
Book Talk: Slovenia's Feri Lainscek on Facebook writing
Slovenia's best-selling author Feri Lainscek published most of his 21st novel, "Fear for Butterflies in the Storm", in instalments on Facebook over several months this year. Set in the 1970s, when Slovenia was part of communist Yugoslavia, and in 1991, during its brief war for independence, the plot follows a Slovenian student, Marko, as he serves in the Yugoslav People's Army in Serbia and ...(11/6/2014 12:41:07 AM)
Veljko Kadijevic, Yugoslavia's last defence minister during bloody breakup, dies in Moscow
BELGRADE, Serbia - Former Yugoslav Gen. Veljko Kadijevic, who was accused of war crimes in Croatia and who fled to Russia to avoid testifying at a U.N. tribunal, has died. He was 88. Kadijevic â Yugoslavia's last defence minister at the start of the country's bloody breakup â died on Sunday in(11/3/2014 8:31:28 AM)
Monday, December 1
Today is Monday, December 1, the 335th day of 2014. There are 30 days left in the year.Highlights in history on this date:1530 - Margaret of Savoy, Governor of the Netherlands, dies. She ruled the country for her nephew, who later...(11/24/2014 1:36:07 AM)
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