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Greek court blocks extradition of a further two Turkish soldiers

The legal tug-of-war regarding the extradition of eight Turkish soldiers from Greece continues. The soldiers fled to Greece after being accused of plotting to overthrow the Turkish government in a...

Bosnia FM for defusing arguments with Croatia

Croatia remains an important neighbour and unavoidable partner to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and all problems in the relations between the two states should be solved through dialogue at...

Ambassador Del Vechio says Bosnia's stability is Croatia's key interest

Croatia strongly supports the stability and integrity of Bosnia and Herzegovina and it will do everything in its power to help the process of its integration with the European Union and NATO,...

Prodded by EU, Macedonia seeks to end deep crisis with snap poll

In Sunday's snap poll, longtime conservative Macedonian premier Nikola Gruevski wants to continue the decade-long dominance of his VMRO party and return to office, but Social Democratic Union (...

Romania election: more a plebiscite on corruption than a policy race

Romania has tried and convicted scores of politicians on corruption charges in recent months. In parliamentary elections on Sunday, voters are expected to send a signal to the government on...

PIC Steering Board concerned about radicalism in Bosnia

The Peace Implementation Council Steering Board (PIC SB) is concerned "over the threats of radicalism and extremism in Bosnia and Herzegovina" (BiH) and encouraged the authorities "to continue...

IIzetbegovic says Croatian president doesn't respect Bosnia

I hope that President Grabar-Kitarovic will in the future follow our example, namely take care of problems in her country and leave our problems to us, Izetbegovic said.

Serbia's president says Captain Dragan has right to Serbian legal aid

Serbia's President Tomislav Nikolic on Wednesday said that Dragan Vasiljkovic, aka Captain Dragan, has the right to legal aid from Serbia in the war crimes case against him in Croatia, Nikolic's...

ICTY prosecution requests life for Ratko Mladic

The Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Wednesday requested life imprisonment for the Bosnian Serb wartime military commander,...

Ljubic agrees with president about Islamic radicalism in Bosnia

The chairman of the Croatian Parliament's Committee on Croats outside Croatia, Bozo Ljubic, said on Wednesday that Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic had reason to warn of growing Islamic...

Bosnian official says Grabar-Kitarovic's statement causes serious concern

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic's statement that thousands of fighters are returning to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) from the terrorist Islamic State "causes serious concern", Bosnian...

Two ex-Bosnian Army soldiers arrested on suspicion of war crimes in Sarajevo

Two former Bosnia and Herzegovina Army soldiers were arrested in Sarajevo on Wednesday on suspicion of committing war crimes in Sarajevo in 1993.

Croatia launches trilateral cooperation in Adriatic with Montenegro and Albania

Croatia has launched trilateral cooperation with Montenegro and Albania in the economy and environmental protection to strengthen its position in the Adriatic, Foreign and European Affairs...

Croatian President: Thousands of IS fighters returning to Bosnia

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said in Dubrovnik on Tuesday that one should face the fact that thousands of fighters were returning from Islamic State (IS) to Bosnia and Herzegovina...

Greek court extradites some Turkish officers, others to stay

A court in Athens has agreed to a request from Turkey to extradite three military officers accused of plotting to overthrow the Turkish government, according to Greek media reports on Tuesday.