Arts & Culture

Protests, boycotts overshadow Peter Handke's Nobel prize win

Controversial laureate for literature has been criticised over his support for late Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic.

Protests, boycotts overshadow Peter Handke's Nobel prize win

Sweden

Kosovo to boycott Nobel ceremony over Handke's literature prize

Up to 1,000 people expected to protest against controversial win of Handke, criticised as an apologist for Milosevic.

Kosovo to boycott Nobel ceremony over Handke's literature prize

Opinion

Trump, the EU and the Kosovo conundrum

The US and EU's contradictory policies on Kosovo could undermine the stability of the Western Balkans.

Una Hajdari

by Una Hajdari

Una Hajdari

Bosnia

Serbia's defence ministry slammed for promoting revisionism

Book titled, Tuzla Gate: a staged tragedy, condemned as an attempt to deny war crimes by Serb forces in Bosnia.

Serbia's defence ministry slammed for promoting revisionism

Bosnia

Bosnian Serb jailed for 20 years for burning Bosniaks to death

Soldier extradited from France convicted of murdering 26 civilians including baby, locked inside Visegrad house in 1992.

Bosnian Serb jailed for 20 years for burning Bosniaks to death

Bosnia

Mothers of Srebrenica call for Handke's Nobel prize to be revoked

Group comprised of relatives of thousands massacred in 1995 say prestigious prize awarded to genocide denier.

Mothers of Srebrenica call for Handke's Nobel prize to be revoked

Literature

Outrage in Bosnia, Kosovo over Peter Handke's Nobel prize win

PEN America slams decision to award literary prize to Austrian author, who has denied the Srebrenica genocide.

Outrage in Bosnia, Kosovo over Peter Handke's Nobel prize win

Elections

Kosovo votes amid pressure to restart peace talks with Serbia

Winner likely to face pressure to renew dialogue with Serbia, which continues to reject Kosovo's independence.

Kosovo votes amid pressure to restart peace talks with Serbia

Islamophobia

'Large increase in anti-Bosnian, anti-Muslim bigotry': Report

Serb and Croat politicians are increasingly using Islamophobic rhetoric with aim of dividing Bosnia, says new report.

'Large increase in anti-Bosnian, anti-Muslim bigotry': Report

Opinion

China enters the Balkans

Can Beijing leverage its investments to become another major player in the region?

Dimitar Bechev

by Dimitar Bechev

Dimitar Bechev

Opinion

Why Kosovo keeps extending blind support to Israel

And why its hopes for recognition from Israel keep getting crushed.

Denijal Jegic

by Denijal Jegic

Denijal Jegic

Europe

Kosovo disbands parliament amid political crisis

New election likely within six weeks but no single political grouping is expected to win a clear majority.

Crisis-hit Kosovo disbands parliament

The Listening Post

Rewriting Yugoslav history: Serbian war criminals-turned authors

Historical revisionism in former Yugoslavia and how inmates have gone from convicted war criminals to published authors.

Kosovo

Kosovo PM resigns before questioning by a Hague-based court

Ramush Haradinaj agreed to questioning by a court probing crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the 1998-99 war.

Kosovo PM resigns before questioning by a Hague-based court

Srebrenica

Netherlands has 'very limited liability' for Srebrenica deaths

Dutch Supreme Court lowers liability of the Dutch state in the massacre of 350 Bosniaks during Srebrenica genocide.

Netherlands has 'very limited liability' for Srebrenica deaths