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Two former Serbian intelligence chiefs will go back on trial before U.N. judges on June 13, accused of running death squads which terrorized Bosnia and Croatia in the 1990s Balkans wars.
PRISTINA - The Associated Press
Police entered the headquarters of Kosovo’s main opposition party on Nov. 28 and arrested dozens of people, including one of its leaders who was wanted for the violent actions he has used to disrupt the country’s Parliament
PRISTINA, Kosovo - The Associated Press
Kosovo's Parliament has voted overwhelmingly to ratify a stabilization and association agreement with the European Union, considered a milestone for its economic growth.
BELGRADE – The Associated Press
Four states along Europe’s Balkan refugee corridor shut their borders on Nov. 19 to those not coming from war-torn countries such as Syria, Afghanistan or Iraq, leaving thousands of others seeking a better life in Europe stranded at border crossings
Kosovo on Oct. 27 signed a stabilization and association agreement with the European Union, a milestone expected to promote economic growth in one of Europe's poorest countries.
SARAJEVO - Agence France-Presse
Bosnian police on Nov. 18 arrested five wartime officers and an ex-politician, all ethnic Serbs, suspected of involvement in the deaths of hundreds of civilians during the country's 1990s conflict
SKOPJE - Agence France-Presse
A surge of migrants entered Macedonia at the weekend, with 10,000 crossing into the small Balkan country in 24 hours, police said on Oct. 19.
EDIRNE / SOFIA
Hundreds of trucks and cars were stuck at both sides of the border gate between Bulgaria and Turkey for a second day on Nov. 16, after Bulgaria beefed-up its border security checks following the deadly Paris attacks on Nov. 13
PODOGRICA, Montenegro - Agence France-Presse
Montenegrin protesters on Oct. 18 hurled stones and used pepper spray against police, who retaliated with tear gas during a rally of several thousand seeking the prime minister's resignation.
SOFIA - Agence France-Presse
Bulgaria's ruling conservative party of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov scored a resounding victory in local elections this weekend, winning mayoral seats in 22 out of the 27 major cities, official results showed on Nov. 2
SOFIA - Reuters
Bulgaria is sending more soldiers to strengthen controls along its border with Turkey and avoid a refugee influx that has overwhelmed its neighbours, Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev said