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Serbian President Denies Srebrenica Genocide

Posted June 1st, 2012 at 3:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Serbia’s new President Tomislav Nikolic says the 1995 massacre of thousands of Muslim men and boys in Bosnia-Herzegovina’s eastern town of Srebrenica was not genocide. Mr. Nikolic told Montenegro television in an interview aired late Thursday that the killing of some 8,000 victims was a war crime committed by some Serbs who should be found […]

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Serbia’s President-Elect Resigns From His Party

Posted May 24th, 2012 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Serbia’s President-elect Tomislav Nikolic has resigned from his Serb Progressive Party, saying he wants to be the leader of all Serbian citizens. Mr. Nikolic submitted his resignation Thursday to the party’s main board and named his deputy Aleksandar Vucic as interim leader until a party congress elects new leadership. He urged Serbian politicians, including his […]

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Nationalist Wins Serbian Presidential Election

Posted May 20th, 2012 at 6:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Serbian President Boris Tadic has conceded defeat in the runoff presidential election against nationalist opposition candidate Tomislav Nikolic. Unofficial results give Mr. Nikolic 50 percent of the vote and President Tadic 47 percent. Turnout was less than half of all registered voters with some voters saying they did not like either candidate. Mr. Tadic congratulated […]

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Nationalist Wins Serbian Presidential Election

Posted May 20th, 2012 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Serbian President Boris Tadic has conceded defeat in the runoff presidential election against nationalist opposition candidate Tomislav Nikolic. Unofficial results give Mr. Nikolic 50 percent of the vote and President Tadic 47 percent. Turnout was less than half of all registered voters with some voters saying they did not like either candidate. Mr. Tadic congratulated […]

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Nationalist Wins Serbian Presidency in Runoff

Posted May 20th, 2012 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Nationalist opposition candidate Tomislav Nikolic is claiming victory in Serbia’s runoff presidential election. An unofficial estimate gives Mr. Nikolic 49 percent of Sunday’s vote, ahead of incumbent President Boris Tadic, who had 47 percent. The independent Center for Democracy and Free elections says the outcome will likely stay that way. Turnout was less than 50 […]

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Serbians Vote In Presidential Runoff

Posted May 20th, 2012 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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Serbians are voting in a presidential runoff election pitting pro-Western incumbent Boris Tadic against nationalist Tomislav Nikolic for the right to lead a nation struggling to shed the legacy of the Balkan wars and the effects of 24-percent unemployment. Mr. Tadic, who is seeking a third term, finished slightly ahead of Mr. Nikolic earlier this […]

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Serbians Vote In Presidential Runoff

Posted May 20th, 2012 at 8:40 am (UTC-5)
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Serbians are voting in a presidential runoff election pitting pro-Western incumbent Boris Tadic against nationalist Tomislav Nikolic for the right to lead a nation struggling to shed the legacy of the Balkan wars and the effects of 24-percent unemployment. Mr. Tadic, who is seeking a third term, finished slightly ahead of Mr. Nikolic earlier this […]

Serbian Nationalists Accuse Government of Election Fraud

Posted May 10th, 2012 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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Serbian nationalists are accusing the ruling Democratic Party of fraud in Sunday’s presidential election. Tomislav Nikolic, who heads the opposition Progressive Party, alleged Thursday that the Democrats printed extra ballots for ballot stuffing, discarded ballots and tampered with voting lists. Mr. Nikolic faces incumbent Boris Tadic in a runoff election on May 20. Mr. Tadic […]

Serbian Presidential Election Heads to Runoff

Posted May 7th, 2012 at 7:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Serbia’s incumbent president, Boris Tadic, finished first in his bid for re-election, but fell far short of a majority, so a runoff vote will be held in two weeks. Mr. Tadic and his main challenger, Tomislav Nikolic of the nationalist Serbian Progressive Party, finished first and second Sunday in a field of 12 candidates. Together […]

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Socialists Key to Serbian Government

Posted May 7th, 2012 at 1:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The Socialist Party of late Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic has emerged as a kingmaker, after an inconclusive presidential election in which voters punished the ruling Democratic Party for their economic woes. Preliminary results released Monday show incumbent Boris Tadic of the Democratic Party, slightly ahead of his main challenger, Tomislav Nikolic of the nationalist Serbian […]

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