Conflict & Diplomacy

4 May 2018
How Western Condemnation Lets Russia Off the Hook

International criticism is shaping the strategic direction of Putin’s fourth term. From The Conversation.

By Gerhard Schnyder
 
4 May 2018
Eastern Countries Renew Barrage Against Proposed EU Budget Premium
Commission proposal goes against the spirit of equal treatment and violates the union treaties, critics charge.
 
3 May 2018
Russian Arms Budget Takes U-Turn Premium
Moscow is bucking the world trend toward higher arms spending, but hold that Nobel Peace Prize nomination.
 
2 May 2018
Slovakia Might Have Unwittingly Helped Vietnam With Abduction Premium

German media connects 2017 visit of Vietnamese officials to Bratislava with abduction of businessman and politician in Germany.

 
24 April 2018
EU Adepts Want More Than ‘Partner’ Status Premium

Western Balkan countries can expect little more than the usual bland jargon at upcoming summit in Bulgaria.

 
24 April 2018
I Was Misunderstood, Karadzic Says at Appeals Hearing Premium

Wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic opened an appeal against his genocide conviction yesterday in The Hague.

 
19 April 2018
Azeri-Dutch Journalist Dodges Baku’s Extradition Bid Premium

Ukraine decides against sending reporter back to Azerbaijan, where he faces charges similar to those thrown at other regime critics.

 
12 April 2018
Mixed Justice for Bosnian Rape Victims Premium

A Bosnian court decision sets an important precedent for civilian victims of the 1990s wars.

 
5 April 2018
Georgia Extends Olive Branch to Breakaway Regions Premium

EU and U.S. hail Tbilisi’s peace plan for Abkhazia and South Ossetia, but Sukhumi is not impressed.

 
5 April 2018
Two Bosnians Convicted of War Crimes Could Lose U.S. Citizenship Premium

One individual, living in Oregon, was the first woman found guilty of war crimes related to the conflict in Bosnia.

 

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