refugee returns

thumbnailRefugees issue still pending in the Balkans
2013-07-10Since the conflict in the former Yugoslavia, the refugee issue is has been open-ended.
thumbnailSymbol of Muslim return to Banja Luka being rebuilt
2012-11-20Rebuilding the Banja Luka mosque signals renewed religious tolerance and co-existence in the community.
Refugee associations urge Serbia and Croatia to resolve problems
2010-08-03BELGRADE, Serbia -- The Coalition of Refugee Associations in Serbia on Monday (August 2nd) deplored the lack of progress in resolving problems facing...
Kosovo building houses for Serb returnees
2010-07-20PRISTINA, Kosovo -- The government has started building 13 houses for Serb returnees in the western village of Zallc. Visiting the area on Monday (Ju...
thumbnailBiH returnees: in search of a balanced life
2010-07-19Despite a successful life in the United States, Mirzeta and Muhamed Karailo left to seek fulfillment in their home country, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
UN rapporteur urges Croatia, Serbia to co-operate on refugee housing
2010-07-14ZAGREB, Croatia -- UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing Rachel Rolnik urged Croatia and Serbia on Tuesday (July 13th) to co-operate...
UNMIK chief, Mitrovica mayor discuss returnees' issue
2009-09-01PRISTINA, Kosovo -- UNMIK chief Lamberto Zannier and Mitrovica Mayor Bajram Rexhepi agreed on Monday (August 31st) that a solution should be found to...
UNHCR's Guterres wraps up BiH visit
2009-08-27SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) -- UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres wrapped up a two-day visit to BiH on Wednesday (August 2...
UNHCR urges regional approach to refugee returns
2009-08-26SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) -- UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday (August 25th) that a long-term solution...
Serbs commemorate Operation Storm anniversary
2009-08-05BELGRADE, Serbia -- In both Serbia and Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbs marked the 14th anniversary of Operation Storm, the Croatian a...
UN, NATO: Kosovo is peaceful
2009-06-18NEW YORK, United States -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday (June 17th) that the security situation in Kosovo is relatively peacefu...
thumbnailOSCE calls for clarity in Kosovo property laws
2009-05-21The OSCE is urging Kosovo to rectify its tangle of confusing property laws and practices.
Kosovo government says it will not surrender to extremists
2009-04-30PRISTINA, Kosovo -- Prime Minister Hashim Thaci said on Wednesday (April 29th) that the return of citizens to their homes should not be politicised,...
Kosovo Montenegrins want constitutional recognition
2009-01-29PRISTINA, Kosovo -- Senior Montenegrin officials asked Kosovo leaders on Wednesday (January 28th) to recognise the status of Montenegrin citizens and...
Kosovo struggles with Ban's six-point plan for EULEX deployment
2008-11-13PRISTINA, Kosovo -- Government leaders said on Wednesday (November 12th) their stance is unchanged regarding the six-point plan UN Secretary-General...
Kosovo launches project for displaced persons
2008-11-12PRISTINA, Kosovo -- Officials in Pristina appealed once again to all displaced persons, especially from the Serb community, to return to their homes...
Survey suggests most Kosovo Serbs want to stay
2008-09-15PRISTINA, Kosovo -- Most minority Serbs want to continue living in Kosovo, according to a survey conducted by the NGO Straight to Europe and publishe...
Kosovo government calls on Serbs to return to Kosovo
2008-09-02PRISTINA, Kosovo -- The government on Monday (September 1st) urged displaced ethnic Serbs to return to the country. Officials held a ground-breaking...
US denies Rice's possible initiative on Macedonia's name dispute
2008-08-28SKOPJE, Macedonia -- The US Embassy in Skopje on Wednesday (August 27th) denied media reports of a possible initiative by US Secretary of State Condo...
Serbs commemorate Operation Storm anniversary
2008-08-05BELGRADE, Serbia -- Hundreds gathered at a memorial service in Belgrade on Monday (August 4th) to mark the 13th anniversary of Operation Storm, the C...
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Srebrenica relatives pleased with Dutch verdict, but not satisfiedSrebrenica relatives pleased with Dutch verdict, but not satisfied

Some believe that the verdict is the first step in exposing the truth about what happened in Srebrenica in 1995.

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