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War criminal claim checked
Prime Minister John Key says he is not aware of any suspected war criminals from the former Yugoslavia in New Zealand but says "I'm sure someone will look into it".A spokeswoman for Michael Woodhouse, who is both Police Minister...(3/2/2015 11:17:33 AM)
UBS, Croatia to settle U.S. lawsuit over $45 mln in Yugoslavia-era debt
UBS AG has reached a settlement with Croatia of a lawsuit filed in New York federal court claiming the republic owed it $45 million on defaulted debt assumed after the breakup of Yugoslavia. The Swiss bank said it expects Croatia's government will approve a final settlement agreement and make a payment by Monday. Neither a lawyer for Croatia nor a spokeswoman for UBS responded immediately to ...(2/19/2015 10:14:17 AM)
US moving to deport Bosnians tied to war crimes
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. The report said US immigration officials had identified about 300 immigrants believed to have concealed their involvement in wartime atrocities, but the number could eventually top 600. More than 100 ...(3/1/2015 7:24:58 PM)
New Countries of the World
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Since 1990, 34 new countries have been created. The dissolution of the USSR and Yugoslavia in the early 1990s caused the creation of most of the newly inde...(2/23/2015 3:38:06 AM)
U.N.'s highest court absolves Croatia, Serbia of genocide
By Thomas Escritt THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The United Nations' highest court ruled on Tuesday that neither Croatia nor Serbia had committed genocide against each other's populations during the wars that accompanied the violent breakup of Yugoslavia in the 1990s. Peter Tomka, president of the International Court of Justice, said the forces of both countries had committed crimes during the conflict ...(2/3/2015 7:35:53 AM)
Virginia man among immigrants accused of suspected war crimes in former Yugoslavia
Immigration officials are pushing to deport at least 150 Bosnians who are currently living in the United States that are suspected of taking part in war crimes and "ethnic cleansing" during the 1990s in the former Yugoslavia, according to a report from the New York Times.(3/3/2015 11:12:45 AM)
PM plays down claim war criminals are living in NZ
Prime Minister John Key says he is not aware of any suspected war criminals from the former Yugoslavia in New Zealand. read more(3/1/2015 11:52:49 PM)
Soccer-Japan look at Halilhodzic to revive fortunes
After the brief and unsettling reign of Javier Aguirre, the Japanese Football Association are preparing to gamble again by opting for the volatile Vahid Halilhodzic as their new head coach. Despite walking out on his last two jobs, JFA President Kuniya Daini told Japan's Kyodo News that a deal had been reached in principle with Halilhodzic and it could be finalised as early as next week. Once ...(3/5/2015 3:23:13 AM)
U.N. court: Serbs' actions in Croatia not genocide
Serbian forces committed egregious violent acts against ethnic Croatians in the early 1990s, but they don't equate to genocide, a U.N. court ruled Tuesday.(2/3/2015 12:04:48 PM)
UN's highest court absolves Croatia, Serbia of genocide
The cases were part of the long legal fall-out from the break-up of Yugoslavia into seven states in wars that left more than 130,000 dead. read more(2/3/2015 8:52:27 AM)
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