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Srebrenica Marks Genocide Anniversary with Mass Burial

Mourners gathered to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacres with a ceremony at which the bodies of 175 victims who were identified over the past year will be buried.

Bosnian Croat Fighter ‘Seized Prisoners from Prozor School’

Witnesses told the trial of Bosnian Croat ex-fighter Nikola Maric that the defendant took six prisoners from a secondary school in Prozor, who then disappeared without trace.

Romanian Leaders Lock Horns Over Tax Cut

Romania’s President and Prime Minister are at odds – again – this time over a proposed cut to the tax paid by employers for social security.

Kolarac Celebrates Art Gallery’s 50th Birthday

The Ilija Kolarac Endowment is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the opening of its art gallery, which will not only include art exhibitions but also concerts.

Helicopter Crash Kills Four Macedonian Officers

Four people have been killed after a police transport helicopter crashed on Thursday night near the south-eastern town of Strumica.

Serbian Activists Honour Srebrenica Massacre Victims

Amid heavy police presence, and despite threats, Serbian anti-war activists, led by the NGO Women in Black, honoured Bosniak victims of the 1995 slaughter in Srebrenica.

Police on Alert For Macedonia Ethnic Protests

Police in Skopje are on high alert after rival ethnic Albanian and Macedonian activists called protests for Friday in connection to the recent conviction of six alleged terrorists.

New Study: Lobbying Doesn’t Help Company Profits—But It’s Great For Executive Pay

Who really profits when companies drop millions on lobbying? A new paper by Russell Sobel and Rachel Graefe-Anderson of the Mercatus Institute at James Madison University suggests a surprising answer: Corporate America’s record expenditures on political influence may be doing little for the companies doing the spending, but a lot for their executives’ pocketbook. “Our main finding suggests that the top executives of firms are the ones who are able to capture the benefits of firm political connections,” the paper says.

“Scandal” Star Tony Goldwyn’s Latest Project: a Death Penalty Drama

Tony Goldwyn (right) directs actor Damon Gupton on the set of The Divide . WE tv Tony Goldwyn, whose family is a Hollywood institution, is probably best known for his portrayal of President (and adulterer-in-chief) Fitzgerald Grant, Kerry Washington’s love interest on ABC’s Scandal . Goldwyn’s film career kicked off back in 1990, with his role as the villain in Ghost , and he’s worked steadily ever since

Inside Yingli, the Giant Chinese Solar Company Sponsoring the World Cup

It takes about two hours by car from the Chinese capital Beijing to get to the smog-blanketed city of Baoding. I don’t mean to be rude, but it’s nothing much to speak of, typical of the Northeast’s expanse of industrial wastelands, threaded together by super-highways.