News Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic and his general Ratko Mladic are seen on Mountain Vlasic in April 1995

Serb army commander sends off for his false teeth - and dismisses UN war crimes tribunal as 'satanic court'

Bosnia government formed after 14 months

After more than a year of negotiations, political parties in Bosnia have agreed on the formation of a government.

Ronaldo books Portugal's spot

Portugal 6 Bosnia 2 (Portugal win 6-2 on aggregate)

Gunman targets US Embassy in Bosnia

A lone gunman was shot and captured after launching a terrorist attack outside the US Embassy in Sarajevo today.

Temperatures soar in eastern Europe

Officials in the Balkans are trying to cope with a near-record heat wave as temperatures soar across much of eastern Europe, with wildfires raging and people fainting on the streets.

Hope for justice, 16 years on, as Srebrenica buries its dead

Thousands of grieving Bosnian Muslims yesterday buried hundreds of newly-identified victims of a notorious Balkan war massacre and expressed hope justice would finally be done now that Serb commander Ratko Mladic is on trial.

Bosnian massacre remembered amid warnings of political chaos

Thousands of people will gather in Srebrenica today to mark 16 years since Europe's worst massacre since the Second World War, amid warnings that chronic political deadlock between Bosnia's Muslims, Serbs and Croats could lead to a return to violence.

Dutch state admits responsibility over Srebrenica deaths

An appeals court in the Netherlands concluded yesterday that the Dutch state was responsible for the deaths of three Muslim men in the Srebrenica massacre in which 8,000 people were slaughtered by Bosnian Serb forces.

Mladic ejected from court after outburst at judge

Ratko Mladic, the former Bosnian Serb military commander was removed from the courthouse in The Hague yesterday for repeatedly interrupting the judge with complaints about his treatment, during what should have been a straightforward plea hearing.

Ratko Mladic removed from UN war crimes court

Former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic was removed from the UN war crimes court at The Hague today after refusing to enter a plea and disrupting the judge's attempts to read out the charges against him.

Mladic to boycott war crimes court

The former Bosnian Serb army commander, Ratko Mladic, will boycott the UN war crimes court, where he is scheduled to enter a plea today against charges of genocide during the Bosnian war. Arrested in May after 16 years on the run, General Mladic, 69, was formally charged by the tribunal in The Hague last month when he refused to plead and rejected war crimes charges against him as "obnoxious" and "monstrous".

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Charges are 'monstrous', says defiant Mladic on his first day in court

Former general refuses to enter plea at start of war crimes trial

'Co-operative' Mladic awaits his day in court

Ratko Mladic will appear before the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) tomorrow when the man accused of murdering up to 8,000 Muslim boys and men in Srebrenica in 1995 is expected to plead not guilty to charges of genocide.

Serbia 'certain' to reject plea for Mladic trial to be halted

Defence stalls as nationalists take to streets over general's extradition

Court hearing set to be focus for world's media

Everything is ready in The Hague for the arrival of Ratko Mladic, who, it is assumed, will be extradited to the Netherlands later this week.

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