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  • Explosion in Kosovo wounds four Serbs (elderly returnees)

    09/19/2006 2:06:20 PM PDT · by joan · 7 replies · 178+ views
    Reuters ^ | September 19, 2006
    PRISTINA, Serbia (Reuters) - Four elderly Serbs were wounded in an explosion in the western Kosovo town of Klina on Tuesday evening, police said. A Serb official in the area told Reuters a bomb had been thrown through the window of the victims' apartment in the town center. Police spokeswoman Sabrije Kamberi said the four had been sent to hospital but their injuries were not life-threatening. Police said the victims were former refugees who had returned to Klina a year ago having fled Kosovo after the 1998-99 war. Legally part of Serbia, the mainly ethnic Albanian province has been run...
  • Kosovo Albanian Arrest For Bomb Attacks

    04/04/2006 7:17:06 AM PDT · by montyspython · 5 replies · 240+ views
    AP ^ | April 03, 2006
    Kosovo Albanian Arrest For Bomb Attacks PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP)--Police Monday arrested an ethnic Albanian suspected of being responsible for a string of explosions targeting the U.N. and other key buildings in the province. The 38-year-old man was arrested in a dawn operation in Kosovo's capital Pristina on suspicion of carrying out the attacks last July, a police statement said. One of the blasts targeted the U.N. mission headquarters in Pristina. At least three U.N. vehicles were set ablaze in the compound's parking lot, and several shops were damaged in three nearly simultaneous explosions. The second blast occurred near the building...
  • Albanian protesters spray-painting U.N. mission cars in Kosovo

    10/19/2005 3:50:31 PM PDT · by joan · 4 replies · 235+ views ^ | October 19, 2005
    15:33 2005-10-19 Police in Kosovo on Wednesday used pepper spray to disperse dozens of ethnic Albanian protesters spray-painting United Nations vehicles with anti-U.N. slogans. Several dozen were arrested. About 100 demonstrators wearing white T-shirts painted the Albanian word for "the end" on several U.N. cars parked near the U.N. mission headquarters in Kosovo's capital, Pristina. Police arrested dozens of youths, including former student leader Albin Kurti. The demonstration was organized by a group called Self-determination, which has staged regular protests to demand that the United Nations leave Kosovo. The group is also pressing for the province's independence from Serbia and...
  • Milosevic trial nears fourth year

    10/19/2005 4:35:16 PM PDT · by joan · 44 replies · 946+ views
    Pittsburgh post-gazette ^ | October 19, 2005
    Complexity of war crimes case against ex-Yugoslav president convinced Iraqi prosecutors to condense Saddam charges THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Three years and eight months into the war crimes trial of former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic, the courtroom still crackles with explosive outbursts. ...The prosecution of Mr. Milosevic and 125 other people by the 12-year-old tribunal is creating a body of law that many legal experts say will serve as a guide for future war crimes tribunals worldwide. Iraqi judges and officials from war crimes tribunals newly established in Africa and the Balkans have consulted court officials recently.
  • Nothing New in Kosovo

    08/15/2002 6:08:25 PM PDT · by Banat · 2 replies · 126+ views
    AntiWar | N. Malich
    Nothing New In Kosovo In The Occupied Province, Same Old TerrorOver the past couple of days, two prominent leaders of the "Kosovo Liberation Army" (KLA) have been arrested by the NATO forces occupying Kosovo. Rrustem Mustafa, better known as Commander Remi, is accused of torturing and murdering several people. Ramush Haradinaj was charged with "violent behavior" – a polite way to describe a shooting of a rival politician two years ago.Predictably, the arrests have been touted as a signal of NATO’s determination to "tackle armed extremism" in the province. They are, of course, nothing of the sort. Considering the...