Missing Persons

thumbnailAlbanian and Serb unite in search for the missing
2013-08-24Divided by ethnicity and politics, two residents of Mitrovica find common ground in efforts to locate missing relatives.
thumbnailMissing person issue stymies reconciliation
2012-05-24According to the International Commission on Missing Persons, 14,000 people remain unaccounted for after the former Yugoslav conflicts.
thumbnailBiH takes steps to become a world forensic centre
2012-03-06Sarajevo canton authorities will provide logistical support to the International Commission for Missing Persons to permanently base its headquarters and world-renowned forensic laboratory in the BiH capital.
Online system for Kosovo missing persons launched
2011-03-01PRISTINA, Kosovo -- The government commission on missing persons launched an online inquiry centre Monday (February 28th) that will assist authoritie...
Kosovo calls for more pressure on Belgrade over missing people
2010-08-31PRISTINA, Kosovo -- Families want institutions to do more to shed light on the fate of 1,837 missing people. Marking International Day of the Disappe...
EULEX co-ordinates with Kosovo government on missing persons
2009-10-20PRISTINA, Kosovo -- EULEX is working to help locate mass graves and will start a field operation early next year, Alberto Perduca, head of EULEX's ju...
Sarajevo march commemorates missing persons
2009-09-01SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) -- About 200 people took part in a peaceful march through Sarajevo on Monday (August 31st) to raise public awa...
Haradinaj's appeals hearing at Hague set for October
2009-08-27PRISTINA, Kosovo -- Former Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj will appear before The Hague war crimes tribunal on October 28th, as prosecutors appeal hi...
Jordan recognises Kosovo's independence
2009-07-08PRISTINA, Kosovo -- Jordan on Tuesday (July 7th) became the 61st country worldwide to recognise Kosovo's independence. It is also the 5th member of t...
Croat national aboard missing plane
2009-06-03ZAGREB, Croatia -- A Croatian national was among the passengers on the Air France Airbus that went missing over the Atlantic Ocean, local media repor...
Croatia offers reward for information on fugitives
2009-04-09ZAGREB, Croatia -- The interior ministry announced rewards Wednesday (April 8th) for information about two men suspected of murdering journalist Ivo...
Investigators may have found mass grave in southeast Turkey
2009-03-15ANKARA, Turkey -- Investigators have found a skull, burnt clothes and bones during excavations in southeast Turkey, media reported on Friday (March 1...
thumbnailMissing girl reunites with biological father
2009-03-12A girl separated in infancy from her family during the Bosnia conflict 16 years ago and raised by Serbian foster parents has reunited with her Bosnian biological father.
Cyprus to take Turkey to court over actor's confession
2009-01-28NICOSIA, Cyprus -- President Demetris Christofias and Attorney General Petros Clerides met on Tuesday (January 27th) and decided to file a case with...
Red Cross says 17,000 people remain missing after conflicts in former Yugoslavia
2008-08-31GENEVA, Switzerland -- Seventeen years after the beginning of the disintegration of former Yugoslavia, an estimated 17,000 people remain missing, the...

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