Bosnia

Bosnian War criminals meet their nemesis

The Yugoslavia war crimes court's sentencing of six wartime Bosnian Croat officials has special significance for Mostar.

Bosnian Croat officials meet their nemesis in The Hague

Bosnia

Bosnia War commander drinks poison in court, dies

Death of wartime Bosnian Croat forces commander Slobodan Praljak follows dramatic scenes at UN tribunal in The Hague.

United Nations

Bosnian Croat war criminal 'drinks poison' in court

War crimes tribunal in The Hague suspends case against Bosnian Croat after he appeared to drink poison in court.

War criminal Slobodan Praljak 'drinks poison' in court

Former Yugoslavia

Mladic sentenced to life in prison for genocide

Bosnian Serb general 'significantly contributed' to genocide in Srebrenica, The Hague-based tribunal judge rules.

Reporter's Notebook

Mladic genocide verdict: A view from the Balkans

Though Mladic will spend the rest of his life behind bars for genocide, his idea of a Serb-only statelet is now a reality.

Genocide

The 161 individuals accused of Yugoslavia war crimes

Ratko Mladic is one of the 161 individuals indicted by a UN court for committing war crimes during the Balkan conflict.

The 161 individuals accused of Yugoslavia war crimes

War & Conflict

Sarajevo under siege

Have a look inside the longest military siege in modern European history. Fighting ended on December 14, 1995 when the Dayton Peace Accord was signed in Paris.

Sarajevo under siege

Opinion

Slobodan Milosevic is no hero

Efforts to deny indisputable atrocities are more than fading remnants of discredited regimes.

Serge Brammertz

by Serge Brammertz

Serge Brammertz

Croatia

When the UN watched a massacre unfold in Croatia

Twenty years on, a UN peacekeeper returns to the scene of a massacre and asks if his unit should have intervened.

War & Conflict

The Chetnik priest: 'I'm still in a mood to kill'

Orthodox priest Vojislav Carkic was in the infamous Chetnik division of the Serbian army during the Bosnian war.

The Chetnik priest: 'I'm still in a mood to kill'

Genocide

Karadzic guilty of genocide

UN judges rule Karadzic is guilty of genocide for the Srebrenica massacre and crimes against humanity in Bosnian war.

Bosnia

Sarajevo: Memories of war

Tina Smalcelj was just a child during the siege of Sarajevo, but the events of that time shaped her young life.

Sarajevo: Memories of war

War & Conflict

Dayton Accords: 20 years of precarious peace in Bosnia

As US-brokered peace agreement is marked, tensions from the bloody 1990s ethnic war remain among the young.

Dayton Accords: 20 years of precarious peace in Bosnia

People & Power

Macedonia: Behind the Facade

People & Power investigates whether rising ethnic tensions in Macedonia could result in civil conflict.

Politics

Kosovo’s Olympic dream taking shape

The IOC recognised Kosovo as an independent state and has allowed athletes to represent it at Rio 2016.

Kosovo’s Olympic dream taking shape