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Bosnian Woman Jailed for Torturing War Prisoners 17 May 2013 | 03:15 pm
Monika Karan-Ilic, one of the few women tried in Bosnia for war crimes, has been convicted of torturing and abusing detention-camp prisoners in Brcko and jailed for four years.
Serbia's Presevo Albanians Ask Pristina for Support 17 May 2013 | 02:12 pm
As Pristina and Belgrade seek agreement on implementing their EU-brokered deal, Albanian leaders in Serbia’s Presevo Valley are urging the Kosovo authorities to help them win more rights.
Montenegro to Cut Top Public Officials’ Wages 17 May 2013 | 01:10 pm
The Montenegrin government has decided to reduce the wages earned by the heads of public enterprises and state institutions in a move aimed at cutting the country’s expenditure.
Bosnia Federation MPs Urge Detained President to Quit 17 May 2013 | 01:08 pm
Lawmakers in the country’s Bosniak-Croat Federation entity said Zivko Budimir, who was arrested last month on bribery charges, should step down.
Croatia Govt Faces Test at Local Polls 17 May 2013 | 11:43 am
Croatians will elect local authorities on Sunday at polls regarded as a test for the current centre-left government halfway through its mandate.
Iranian Opposition Activists Moved to Albania 17 May 2013 | 09:05 am
Fourteen Iranian exiles from the opposition group have been relocated to Albania from Baghdad to ensure their safety, the United Nations mission to Iraq said on Thursday.
GERB Demands Annulment of Bulgarian Election 16 May 2013 | 01:47 pm
Boyko Borisov, Bulgaria's former prime minister, has called for the annulment of the May 12 parliamentary election results, alleging fraud.
Romania Names Anti-Corruption Chiefs 16 May 2013 | 01:09 pm
Romania has appointed six chief prosecutors and deputies to lead the country’s anti-corruption bodies.
Brussels Warns Montenegro To Accelerate Reforms 16 May 2013 | 12:53 pm
European Union Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fule has urged Montenegro to adopt constitutional changes to increase judicial independence and to tackle its numerous political challenges.
Kosovo Local Elections Could Be Delayed Until 2014 16 May 2013 | 10:57 am
Kosovo wants to hold local elections in October, but if conditions are not right in the Serb-run north of Kosovo they could be postponed until spring 2014, sources told BIRN.