Jan 02, 2013 13:07 EST
Spain's National Court said Wednesday it had approved the extradition to Serbia of one of the men convicted of killing then Serbian prime minister Zoran Djindjic in 2003.
Feb 10, 2012 09:48 EST
Spanish police arrested Vladimir Milisavljevic, one of the fugitive convicts in the 2003 assassination of Serbian prime minister Zoran Djindjic, they said on Friday.
Jun 02, 2011 12:14 EDT
BELGRADE (Reuters) - Ratko Mladic, the Bosnian Serb general who once barked out orders that could kill thousands, could not stand the pain and decided he no longer wanted to live.
Mar 29, 2011 12:01 EDT
Serbian superstar turbofolk singer Ceca, Svetlana Raznatovic, the widow of Serb warlord Arkan, was indicted for embezzlement and illegal arms possession, Serb media reported Tuesday.
Nov 23, 2010 06:03 EST
Serbia shifting toward the West _ and away from Russia and the nationalist past. Taboos are falling fast in Serbia.
Jun 10, 2010 10:05 EDT
Serbian police arrest man convicted for helping to assassinate a prime minister. Serbia's police on Thursday caught a fugitive convicted of taking part in the assassination of Serbia's Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic seven years ago.
Jun 10, 2010 09:28 EDT
BELGRADE/ZAGREB (Reuters) - Police arrested a fugitive convicted over the 2003 assassination of Serbia's prime minister Thursday after a shootout in Croatia with a member of an organized crime ring, officials said.
May 06, 2010 11:29 EDT
BELGRADE (Reuters) - Organized crime in Serbia has likely laundered about a billion euros over the past decade but the current government will "spare no one" in clamping down on such groups, the interior minister said on Thursday.
Apr 28, 2010 10:49 EDT
Serbia seeks US help identifying who made Facebook threat against its president. Serbia has asked the U.S. Justice Department for help identifying those who posted a death threat against its pro-Western president on Facebook.
Apr 27, 2010 15:54 EDT
Official: threat against Serbian president posted on Facebook must be taken seriously. A public prosecutor says a threat against Serbia's pro-democracy president that was posted on Facebook must be taken seriously.
Apr 27, 2010 12:59 EDT
Serbia plans to seek data from Facebook about a group on its Internet social network that has reportedly been sending death threats to Serbian President Boris Tadic, the country's interior minister said Tuesday.
Mar 12, 2010 08:20 EST
Serb nationalists use placards to honor Europe's most wanted war crimes fugitive. A far-right group has put up placards in Belgrade's business district honoring Ratko Mladic, Europe's most wanted war crimes fugitive.
Oct 25, 2009 20:00 EDT
Eight men were charged in Serbia and Croatia on Monday over the mafia-style killing of a high-profile Croatian journalist and his marketing chief a year ago, prosecutors said.
May 21, 2009 15:13 EDT
US Vice President Joe Biden wraps up Balkan tour signaling renewed interest in the region. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday received a hero's welcome in the place where it was expected ? among Kosovo Albanians who are thanking America for leading them to independence from Serbia.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
25 January 2001 – 12 March 2003
|Preceded by||Mirko Marjanović|
|Succeeded by||Zoran Živković|
21 February 1997 – September 30, 1997
|Preceded by||Nebojša Čović|
|Succeeded by||Vojislav Mihailović|
|Born||August 1, 1952|
Bosanski Šamac, FPR Yugoslavia
|Died||March 12, 2003 (aged 50)|
Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
|Political party||Democratic Party|