A father and son, Serb refugees from Krajina in the aftermath of Croatia’s ‘Operation Storm’, walk alongside refugee vehicles near the Bosnian Serb city Banja Luka on August 10th, 1995. Photoraph:  Ranko Cukovic/Reuters

When the Croatian military’s Operation Storm rumbled towards the Serb-separatist-held town of Knin 20 years ago, eight-year-old Anja Raskovic stuffed (...)

Former prime minister: Ramush Haradinaj (centre) was acquitted twice by the criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. Photograph: Armend Nimani/ AFP/Getty

My first taste of Kosovo came in April 2003. As a relic of the John Bruton-era Fine Gael backroom I had been feeding my appetite for politics with (...)

Unknown: Waterford, 2012 from Asylum Archive produced by visual artist and researcher Vukasin Nedeljkovic. The exhibition runs until March 20th

Imagine a photographic exhibition of people’s lives, with no individuals captured in the images.Dublin-based Serbian artist Vukasin Nedeljkovic took a(...)

Croatia’s justice minister Orsat Miljenic (left) shakes hands with his Serbian counterpart Nikola Selkovic prior to a session of the International Court of Justice in The Hague  yesterday. Photograph: AP Photo/Peter Dejong

Another hurdle to improved relations between Croatia and Serbia was removed yesterday when the United Nations’ highest court ruled the two countries(...)

A computer-generated image of what the International Criminal Court in The Hague will look like

There has to be a certain irony in the fact that work is underway on a grand new €190 million, 55,000sq m permanent headquarters for the International(...)

Serbian Deputy Prime Minister and the leader of Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) Aleksandar Vucic addresses the media in Belgrade yesterday. REUTERS/Djordje Kojadinovic

Serbia’s centre-right Progressive Party won an outright parliamentary majority yesterday, according to pollster Cesid, in an election that will(...)

Nicknamed “the Devil’s Advocate” for a high-profile client list that included a former Gestapo chief and Marxist militant Carlos the Jackal, French lawyer Jacques Vergès died on Thursday of a heart attack, aged 88, his publisher said. Photograph: Reuters/Jacky Naegelen

He was known as ‘the devil’s advocate’ and ‘the advocate of terror’. Jacques Vergès, doubtless the most provocative and mysterious French lawyer of hi(...)

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