Articles by Dusan Stojanovic



Nationalists Seek Comeback in Serbian Elections

  • 06 May 08
  • The Associated Press
Two years after Slobodan Milosevic died in prison while on trial for genocide, his Serbian loyalists may score a parliamentary election victory Sunday that would return them to power and dramatically worsen the West's troubles in the Balkans.

Kosovo Recognition Sees Backlash

  • 20 February 08
  • The Associated Press
Serbs torched checkpoints between Serbia and Kosovo and set off sporadic explosions Tuesday to protest Kosovo's declaration of independence and international recognition of the new nation.

Pro-West Candidate Beats Rival in Serbia

  • 05 February 08
  • The Associated Press
Boris Tadic celebrated his re-election as Serbia's president by pledging Monday to stay on a pro-Western course despite nationalist anger over a looming declaration of independence by Kosovo province.

Milosevic Gets Hero's Burial in His Hometown

  • 20 March 06
  • The Associated Press
The burial of the former Serbian leader before up to 20,000 admirers ends one of the bloodiest chapters in Balkan history.

For Serbian Government, Milosevic Still a Divider

  • 17 March 06
  • The Associated Press
Even in death, Slobodan Milosevic has managed to split Serbia with plans for his funeral, which are pushing the republic to the brink of a crisis.

Serb War Criminals Elude UN

  • 26 July 05
  • The Associated Press
Ten years after a United Nations tribunal indicted Radovan Karadzic and Ratko Mladic for the worst bloodshed in Europe since World War II, the world's two most wanted war crimes fugitives remain free.

Serbia's Export: Peaceful Revolutions

  • 02 November 04
  • The Associated Press
They led an uprising that toppled Slobodan Milosevic in 2000, and last year they played a major role in ousting President Eduard Shevardnadze in Georgia.

Milosevic's Allies Return To Power in Hometown

  • 09 September 03
  • The Associated Press
Slobodan Milosevic is in a jail cell, and his wife and son have fled to Russia, but their political allies are back in power in their hometown.

Serbian Prime Minister Shot Dead in Belgrade

  • 13 March 03
  • The Associated Press
Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic -- a key leader of the revolt that toppled former President Slobodan Milosevic in October 2000 -- was assassinated Wednesday by gunmen who ambushed him outside the government complex, police sources said.

Afghans Welcome Back Soccer

  • 23 July 02
  • The Associated Press
Abdul Alim Kohistani led an army in the war against the Taliban. Now, the Afghan soccer tsar is leading fans back to stadiums not long ago used as execution grounds.

Afghanistan Prepares for Opening of Net Cafes

  • 02 July 02
  • The Associated Press
After decades of near-total communications isolation, Afghans are about to make a leap onto the World Wide Web with the opening of the country's first Internet cafes.

Lawmaker Talks to Milosevic's Brother

  • 04 October 00
  • The Associated Press
A State Duma member held talks with Milosevic's brother, the Yugoslav ambassador, in Moscow on Tuesday.

Milosevic Scores Only Goal as Yugoslavia Wins

Montenegro and Serbia Discuss Loosening Yugoslav Federation

Opposition Group Will Back Milosevic

Yugoslav Tinderbox Kosovo Erupts in Violence

Montenegro Elections Face Protest

Yugoslavian Socialists to Face Radicals in Runoff

Plavsic Rejects Milosevic Mediation Offer

Czechs Snatch Bronze From Russia

Belgrade Mayor Ends 52-Year History

Serb Opposition Shows Rifts

Milosevic Uses Police To Take Back Town

Belgrade Declares Opposition Victors

Milosevic Foes Call Traffic Jam Protest

OSCE Report Spurs Serbian Opposition

OSCE Report Spurs Serbian Opposition

Belgrade Students Rally Against Milosevic

Tiny Balkan State Starts Free Zone

Balkan Leaders Brought To Table