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Serbian late strongman Milosevic's widow buried

Pozarevac - The ashes of Mirjana Markovic, the widow of Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic, were on Saturday buried in Serbia along with her late husband.

Serbian late strongman Milosevic's widow dies: friend

Belgrade - The widow of late Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic, often dubbed the "Lady Macbeth of the Balkans", has died in Russia at the age of 76, a friend told AFP on Sunday.

Belgrade to honour slain pro-European leader Djindjic

Belgrade - The Serbian government said Monday it planned to erect a monument honouring the country's pro-European prime minister Zoran Djindjic, assassinated in 2003, even as some voices called for a statue to the man he ousted, Slobodan Milosevic.

Mladic falls, but Milosevic loyalists on the rise in Serbia

Belgrade - The last Serb to stand trial over the conflicts that ripped apart Yugoslavia will finish his days in prison, but in Belgrade, men closely linked to wartime strongman Slobodan Milosevic are returning to high-profile jobs.

Serbs pay respects at Milosevic's grave, 10 years on

Pozarevac - Supporters of the late Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic paid their respects at his grave Friday, 10 years after he died in The Hague where he was on trial for war crimes.

Milosevic allies in power with new look, 15 years on

Belgrade - When jubilant crowds stormed Belgrade's parliament 15 years ago and ousted Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic, few could have imagined that his allies would be in power today -- and firmly backing European integration.

Former Yugoslav President Milosevic Dies in Jail

Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic has been found dead in his prison cell at the United Nations war crimes tribunal in The Hague. A statement issued by the tribunal Saturday, says Milosevic's lifeless body was found on his bed. Officials s...

Milosevic Trial To Begin Second Day

HAGUE (voa) - The trial of former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic moves into its second day Wednesday with prosecutors at the U.N. war crimes tribunal at The Hague continuing to outline their case. On Tuesday prosecutors told the court Mr. Mil...

Milosevic Remains Defiant

THE HAGUE - Slobodan Milosevic showed defiance during his second appearance before the UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague on Thursday. The former Yugoslav president again refused to appoint a lawyer to represent him in the court, which he again dismis...

International Justice: Rwandan And Yugoslav Tribunals

The UN-established international criminal tribunals for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia (ICTR and ICTY) are widely seen as test cases for future international justice systems. And despite a number of high-profile successes -- most notably the indictme...

Bosnia: First Genocide Verdict May Bolster Other Cases

PRAGUE - The international war crimes tribunal's guilty verdict for Bosnian Serb General Radislav Krstic yesterday was the Hague court's first conviction on a charge of genocide in the wars that broke up Yugoslavia. The case sets a precedent for the tr...

Opinion Divided On Milosevic Performance

BELGRADE, Monday – Opinion was divided today on Slobodan Milosevic’s first performance before The Hague Tribunal this morning. "It's typical of him," said Serbian Deputy Prime Minister Nebojsa Covic, in reference to Milosevic’s decision to waive h

Live Streaming Of Milosevic Trial

THE HAGUE - The trial of Slobodan Milosevic, former president of Serbia and later of Yugoslavia, will be transmitted live via the internet. The indictment will be read on Tuesday, 3 July. Carla del Ponte, the prosecutor of the International Criminal Tr...

Highlights Of Milosevic Indictments

Key quotes from the 41-page U.N. indictment against Slobodan Milosevic and four other senior officials, charged with crimes against humanity and violations of the laws and customs of war: ``Throughout Kosovo, the forces of the FRY (Federal Repu...

Milosevic Extradition Confirmed

BELGRADE - A spokesman for Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic has confirmed that Slobodan Milosevic has been handed over to Hague Tribunal officials in Belgrade following a unanimous decision by Serbian Government ministers. The former Yugoslav ...

Police Say Milosevic Covered Up War Crimes

BELGRADE, Yugoslavia - Police said today they were investigating former President Slobodan Milosevic on allegations he ordered evidence of Kosovo war crimes destroyed to avert prosecution by the U.N. tribunal. The allegations – connected to a truck..

Milosevic Could Face Charges Carrying Death Penalty

VIENNA - The Serbian interior minister declared today that there is evidence to implicate Milosevic in crimes which carry the death penalty. Speaking in Vienna after his meeting with his Austrian counterpart, Dusan Mihajlovic told reporters that pr...

Cops: Milosevic Ordered Shots At Us

BELGRADE, Yugoslavia — Police charged Slobodan Milosevic with inciting his bodyguards to shoot at officers trying to arrest him, a senior law enforcement official said Monday. Police Lt. Gen. Sreten Lukic, who heads Serbia's Public Security, said ..

Milosevic Bodyguards Arrested

BELGRADE, Sunday, April 1, 2001 – The Serbian justice minister has confirmed the arrests of some of Milosevic’s personal bodyguards who foiled the first attempt to detain the former president on Saturday morning. Vladan Batic refused to elaborate .

Slobodan Milosevic In The Slammer

BELGRADE (Radio B92) - Sunday, April 1, 2001 (GMT+2) 6:22 – Slobodan Milosevic is now under heavy guard at Belgrade central prison following his arrest a short while ago, the Serbian interior minister has confirmed. The ex-Yugoslav president was ar..

I’m Just Fine, Milosevic Tells Radio B92

BELGRADE, Saturday, Mar 31, 2001 (GMT+2) - 2:39 - (Radio B92) - “I’m just drinking coffee with my friends here and I’m just fine, watching all of this like all the citizens of Serbia,” Slobodan Milosevic has just told Radio B92 in his first ever i

The Yugoslav Dictator Admits Defeat. Russia Supports Milosevic's Ouster

BELGRADE, YUGOSLAVIA - Ousted Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic conceded defeat Friday in the presidential elections, a day after protesters stormed Belgrade’s parliament in support of his legitimately-elected democratic rival. Yugoslavia’s high c.

State television building in flames. Opposition Prepares To Govern Yugoslavia

BELGRADE, YUGOSLAVIA - Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators seeking to topple Slobodan Milosevic turned their fury on his centers of power Thursday, leaving parliament and other key Belgrade sites in shambles and flames. The 13-year rule of the Yugos...

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