Serb army commander sends off for his false teeth - and dismisses UN war crimes tribunal as 'satanic court'
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Wednesday 14 November 2012
The Serbian government will help refinance debt-ridden soccer giants Red Star and Partizan Belgrade and have appointed managers to temporarily run Red Star, the Balkan country's deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said.
Thursday 08 November 2012
Some war veteran stories get made into Hollywood films, but there's enough material for a whole saga in the extraordinary life of Lieutenant General de Wiart - whose incredible tale has just been revealed.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic claimed he was a peace-lover as he addressed his trial for crimes against humanity today.
Sunday 07 October 2012
Resort development is rife in the tiny Balkan nation. Louise Dransfield and Kate Hughes report
Sunday 12 August 2012
United States 107 Spain 100: Kevin Durant scored 30 points to lead the Americans while LeBron James had 19 and Kobe Bryant 17
Tuesday 24 July 2012
It was the real austerity Olympics. Whilst the rest of the world's top athletes were asked to bring their own towels and handed out Horlicks tablets by the authorities in London 1948, the spirit of the Games was being enacted in even more Spartan surroundings than the bombed out British capital.
Friday 13 July 2012
Ratko Mladic's genocide trial was halted today for a second day running because the former Bosnian Serb military commander was undergoing medical tests and under observation after being rushed to a hospital a day earlier.
Thursday 12 July 2012
Former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic has been taken to hospital after complaining of feeling unwell at his genocide trial.
Saturday 30 June 2012
A runway for the cargo planes was built on a plateau only 50 yards wide halfway up a mountain
Wednesday 13 June 2012
While they are looking ahead to tomorrow's match against Italy, Croatia's players are also looking back to 1994.
Thursday 17 May 2012
Until the judgment on Ratko Mladic has been pronounced, the Bosnian war will not be truly over
Tuesday 08 May 2012
Computer games are no stranger to controversy, but the release of Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 must surely take the vilest of poor-taste awards.
Saturday 07 April 2012
Bosnians walked silently and sobbed on Sarajevo's main street yesterday, leaving flowers and gifts on 11,541 red chairs arranged in seemingly endless rows – the number representing the men, women and children killed in a siege that ended up being the longest in modern history.
Friday 06 April 2012
Twenty years after the siege of Sarajevo began, thousands of survivors remain displaced
Friday 27 January 2012
He is one of the great survivors – enduring the horrors of the Holocaust before narrowly escaping the 1972 Munich massacre. The 75-year-old race walker shares his remarkable story
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