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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)
2014 Women In Transportation: Sanja Zlatanic, PE
Born and educated in former Yugoslavia, Sanja Zlatanic graduated in 1988 from Belgrade’s School of Civil Engineering in the top 3% of her class. She earned a degree in structural engineering with a focus on concrete structures.(10/21/2014 2:53:37 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)
Russia "to be firm in defending its interests"
MOSCOW -- Russia's Sergei Lavrov has warned against unilateral steps in handling world problems, and mentioned NATO's aggression "against Yugoslavia" as an example.(10/22/2014 7:34:17 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)
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)
Serbia to Honor Putin With Military Parade
The former Yugoslav republic will hold its first military parade since the days of former President Josip Broz Tito as part of the celebrations during the Russian leader’s six-hour visit today.(10/16/2014 12:09:18 AM)
Final trial of former Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic begins
The last phase of the trial of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) began Monday with the prosecution's closing arguments.(9/29/2014 11:00:17 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)
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