People & Power

Kosovo: Murder in Mitrovica

What does the killing of a Kosovo Serb politician reveal about the deep fault lines running through the Balkan state?

The Far Right

Thousands attend far-right commemoration in southern Austria

Gathering in Bleiburg commemorates wartime Croatian fascists and civilians amid a counter-protest.

Thousands attend far-right commemoration in southern Austria

Europe

Serbian 'radical' Vojislav Seselj convicted of war crimes

UN court sentences Serbian Vojislav Seselj to 10 years in prison for persecution of Croatians during Balkans war.

Serbian 'radical' Vojislav Seselj convicted of war crimes

Bosnia

Bosnia War general died after taking cyanide in court

Praljak drank the poison just seconds after hearing he had lost his appeal against a 20-year-prison sentence.

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.