Ex-Zemun Clan member arrested in Italy
BELGRADE -- Former Zemun Clan member Vladimir Jovanović has been arrested in Italy on an Interpol warrant issued by Serbia.
Jovanović’s arrest in Italy was confirmed by Justice Ministry State Secretary Slobodan Homen.
Homen said that a warrant had been issued for his arrest after he fled the country after being sentenced to two years in prison for extortion.
The state secretary said that the Justice Ministry would be seeking his extradition from Italy and this could happen in the next two months.
May 25, 2009 | 16:36 | Source: Beta | Comments: (2) | Send comment
THE HAGUE -- Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadžić has called on the Hague Tribunal to drop charges of genocide in Bosnia-Herzegovina against him.
May 25, 2009 | 11:26 | Source: Večernje novosti | Comments: (2) | Send comment
ZLATIBOR -- Daily Večernje Novosti writes that Zlatibor, as well as several other popular resorts, have become a favorite location for criminal activities.
May 28, 2009 | 15:23 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BANJA LUKA, BELGRADE -- Serbian War Crimes Prosecution spokesman Bruno Vekarić says the Bosnian Prosecution has suspended the investigation into the “Tuzla Column“ case.
May 28, 2009 | 09:22 | Source: Večernje novosti | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- The Hague Tribunal prosecution will not be lodging an appeal in the case of former Serbian President Milan Milutinović, says daily Novosti.
May 29, 2009 | 10:07 | Source: B92 | Comments: (17) | Send comment
LJUBLJANA -- Former Hague Prosecution spokeswoman Florence Hartmann says that Serbia will do its utmost to ensure that Ratko Mladić never comes to trial at the Tribunal.
May 29, 2009 | 09:28 | Source: B92 | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- State Ombudsman Saša Janković says that the prosecution should have reacted more quickly in the case of abuse at the Crna Reka rehabilitation center.
May 29, 2009 | 14:47 | Source: B92 | Comments: (1) | Send comment
POŽAREVAC -- The Požarevac District Court yesterday quashed the Municipal Court’s decision to drop charges against Marko Milošević and several of his colleagues.
May 29, 2009 | 11:07 | Source: B92 | Comments: (6) | Send comment
THE HAGUE -- Vojislav Šešelj's trial for contempt of court has got under way at the Hague Tribunal.
May 29, 2009 | 11:36 | Source: Beta | Comments: (8) | Send comment
BEČIĆI -- Humanitarian Law Center Director Nataša Kandić says there can be no democratic future for the states of the former Yugoslavia unless they face up to the past .
May 26, 2009 | 10:20 | Source: Beta | Comments: (0) | Send comment
RIJEKA -- Serbian and Croatian Interior Ministers Ivica Dačić and Tomislav Karamarko yesterday signed an agreement on police cooperation in Rijeka.
May 26, 2009 | 10:41 | Source: Beta | Comments: (5) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- Vladan Batić of the Christian Democrat Party has proposed that parliament adopt a resolution to free Holland of responsibility for the Srebrenica war crimes.
May 27, 2009 | 16:30 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- The Belgrade Special Court has extended the custody period for another two months for Sreten Jocić, suspected of orchestrating the murder of a Croat journalist.
May 27, 2009 | 11:06 | Source: Beta, Večernje novosti | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- 280 financial probes have been initiated after the Forfeiture Law came into effect, Public Persecutor Slobodan Radosavljević says.
May 23, 2009 | 14:14 | Source: B92, Beta | Comments: (9) | Send comment
PREŠEVO -- A member of Preševo's municipal assembly from the ethnic Albanian Party for Democratic Action was killed last night.
May 23, 2009 | 11:25 | Source: B92 | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- A man who on Thursday entered the Serbian Presidency building in Belgrade armed with two hand grenades will remain detained for the next 30 days.
May 24, 2009 | 12:16 | Source: B92 | Comments: (1) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- Parents of a drug addicts formerly treated at the Crna Reka rehab center will file criminal complaints against the persons who took part in his beating.
May 24, 2009 | 16:26 | Source: FoNet, Večernje novosti | Comments: (1) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- The name of the Financial Investigations Unit leader will soon be announced to the public, daily Večernje Novosti writes.
May 27, 2009 | 16:42 | Source: FoNet | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- The Belgrade War Crimes Court has sentenced Boro Trbojević to 10 years of prison for war crimes committed against Croat civilians in 1991.
May 24, 2009 | 18:14 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- Serbian police (MUP) and Customs officers have seized more than 11 kilograms of narcotic on the Gradina border crossing with Bulgaria, in eastern Serbia.