April 5, 1994
The Croatian army and rebel Krajina Serb forces began pulling back heavy weapons near ZADAR after a cease-fire agreement aimed at formally ending their 1991 war took effect in the morning.The Red Cross has suspended plans for immediate evacuation of thousands of Muslims and Croats from PRIJEDOR, scene of recent ethnic violence, after Bosian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic placed drastic limits on the number of people he would allow to go.
April 15, 1993
BELGRADE, Yugoslavia -- He is hailed as the consummate Balkan politician, a master of the Byzantine maneuver and supreme practitioner of power politics. But President Slobodan Milosevic's complete grip on Serbia apparently does not include his own home.The problem is his wife, Mirjana, who last December agreed to write a column for the magazine Duga. Her first effort dealt with just-held elections that gave her husband a landslide victory and solidified support for his Bosnian policy.Did she wax happy or content?
July 23, 2008
Some crimes horrify because of their brutality, others because of the sheer number of their victims. The alleged crimes of Radovan Karadzic, the Bosnian Serb leader accused of orchestrating Europe's worst massacre since World War II, were a mad stew of cruelty and mass murder that made the term "ethnic cleansing" synonymous with evil. This week, after a decade-long manhunt, Serbian police finally arrested Mr. Karadzic on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity. His capture, though long delayed, should send a message to tyrants everywhere: You can run, you can hide, but sooner or later you will be found and called to account for your despicable actions.
April 12, 1998
BELGRADE, Yugoslavia -- The wife of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic added to the speculation yesterday surrounding her husband's possible surrender to a war crimes court, saying Karadzic will "never" give himself up.Ljiljana Karadzic's defense of her husband was echoed by his closest political ally, Momcilo Krajisnik, the Bosnian Serb member of Bosnia-Herzegovina's three-person presidency.But reports in Belgrade suggested that Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic has been drawn into negotiations aimed at easing Karadzic's surrender.