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Captain Dragan trial: Witness says lost hearing and kidney due to torture

The trial of Dragan Vasiljkovic, aka Captain Dragan, charged with war crimes against Croatian soldiers and civilians in the early 1990s, resumed before the Split County Court on Thursday with the...

Mladic boasted of having mined Peruca dam, says witness

During the trial of Borislav Djukic, a retired general of the former Yugoslav People's Army (JNA), charged with the war crime of destroying the dam on Peruca Lake in the Dalmatian hinterland...

Trial of ex-Serb paramilitary leader to start in Croatia Tuesday

Former rebel Serb leader Dragan Vasiljkovic, also known as Captain Dragan, who is charged with war crimes against POWs and civilians in southern and central Croatia in the early 1990s, will appear...

Munich: Defence counsel requests acquittal for Josip Perkovic

Defence counsel for Yugoslav-era Croatian intelligence official Josip Perkovic, who is charged with complicity in the murder of Croatian dissident Stjepan Dujrekovic outside Munich in 1983, made a...

Prosecutors request life imprisonment for Perkovic and Mustac

German prosecutors have requested life imprisonment for Yugoslav-era Croatian intelligence officials Josip Perkovic and Zdravko Mustac over the murder of Croatian dissident Stjepan Djurekovic near...

1st hearing held in minister's lawsuit against journalist over mental anguish

Lawyer Jonjic today presented the plaintiff's arguments and proposed the examination of Hasanbegovic's work by history experts to contend Tomic's claims that Hasanbegovic had advocated "...

Re-trial for Fimi Media graft scheduled for September

A re-trial against former prime minister Ivo Sanader, the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) party and others in the Fimi Media graft case will continue in the autumn while the hearing scheduled for...

Ex-army commander and other accused in Sibinj case plead not guilty at retrial

Former army commander General Mladen Kruljac, and former mayor of the eastern Croatian municipality of Sibinj, Ivica Batinic,pleaded not guilty to the charge of embezzling millions from the state...

Father of murdered German teenager pleads for truth as trial begins

Almost 10 months after a German teenager was abducted and murdered, her father pleaded for the truth from the two men suspected of the crime, as the trial started on Monday.

Brammertz requests Hadzic case be declared closed

The Chief Prosecutor of the UN tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), Serge Brammertz, has requested the termination of the proceedings against war-time Croatian Serb rebel leader Goran Hadzic...

Ex-Sisak county head Lovric Merzel trial to start Tuesday

Lovric Merzel and her attorney objected to shortcomings in the proceedings conducted by the Office for the Prevention of Corruption and Organised Crime (USKOK), insisting that the case against her...

Five wartime Serb policemen sentenced for war crimes in 1990s

Five members of a wartime Serb police special purposes unit have been found guilty of war crimes committed in Udbina in August 1991, while two others have been acquitted for lack of evidence.

Egypt court postpones ruling in Morsi document leak trial

An Egyptian court Saturday postponed until next month a ruling in a trial of toppled Islamist president Mohammed Morsi on charges of jeopardizing national security by allegedly leaking secret...

German court tries man who stabbed mayoral candidate over refugees

A German man who stabbed a Cologne mayoral candidate in the neck during a campaign event over her pro-refugee stance went on trial Friday on charges of attempted murder.

Osijek County prefect pleads not guilty to abuse of power

Osijek-Baranja County Prefect Vladimir Sisljagic and a former head of the County Development Agency, Martin Marolin, pleaded not guilty to abuse of office and power at the commencement of their...