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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