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Croatia: Release Of “War Crimes” Generals Sets Mood For Joining EU …

  • December 6th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

mladen_markac_-gotovina.jpgCroatia moves towards entry into the European Union in the coming year, with two of its favourite citizens ready to play a star role in the celebrations.

The two retired generals from the Yugoslav civil war, Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markack, gaoled at The Hague in April last year for war crimes, were acquitted on appeal last month (16.11.12).   … Read More »

NATO’s Missiles For Turkey – Syria Border …

  • December 6th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

nato-foreign-mins-12-12.jpgForeign Ministers of the NATO alliance this week (4.12.12) authorised the deployment of Patriot missiles along Turkey’s border with Syria; responding to fears of a spill-over from civil war in that country. … Read More »

Too Cold

  • February 7th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

cold-worldbulletin.jpgForecasters in Europe say the bitter cold weather that started before the weekend, will continue throughout this week. … Read More »

Dutch Court Decides Blame On Srebrenica …

  • July 6th, 2011
  • Posted by 7thmin

srebrenica-grave-wikipedia.jpegOPINION: Old controversies have been revived by an appeal court at The Hague, blaming the Dutch state for the deaths of three men at Srebrenica in 1995. … Read More »

Has anybody seen him?

  • July 13th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

mladic.jpgRatko Mladic was the commander of troops from the break-away Bosnian Serb state during the violent break-up of Yugoslavia – remembered this week on the anniversary of the massacre at Srebrenica. … Read More »

Bad Deeds

  • January 2nd, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

finland-gun.jpgContributing to events that have detracted from New Year holiday celebrations: another multiple shooting in Finland; the execution in China of a British man believed to have been mentally ill; and a fresh threat against the “Mohammed” cartoonist in Denmark. … Read More »

Louise Arbour To Head Crisis Group

  • March 22nd, 2009
  • Posted by EUEditor

louise-arbour.jpgThe former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (2002-8), Louise Arbour (picture), is to be the next President and CEO of the International Crisis Group — successor to the Australian, Gareth Evans.

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