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Slobodan Milošević: Yugoslavian and Serbian politician
Slobodan Milošević was a Yugoslav and Serbian politician and statesman who served as the President of Serbia from 1989 to 1991 and within the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia from 1991 to 1997, and President of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia from 1997 to 2000. He led the Socialist Party of Serbia from its foundation in 1990 and rose to power as Serbian President during efforts to reform the 1974 Constitution of Yugoslavia in response to alleged marginalization of Serbia, views that the powers of Serbia's autonomous provinces were too strong making them almost independent from Serbia, and claims of political incapacity to deter Albanian separatist unrest in Serbia's autonomous province of Kosovo.

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Today in History for May 27th

Golden Gate Bridge opens to the public; U.N. Tribunal indicts Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic; the British Navy sinks Nazi Germany's battleship Bismarck; Actor Christopher Reeve is paralyzed...
USATODAY.com - Published

Nobel-winning author Handke declared 'persona non grata' in Sarajevo

The Bosnian capital Sarajevo on Wednesday declared Nobel Prize-winning Austrian author Peter Handke "persona non grata" over his support for late Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic and denial of the..
Reuters - Published

Austria's Handke receives Nobel Literature Prize amid protests, criticism

Demonstrators braved freezing temperatures on Tuesday to protest against the awarding of the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature to Austrian writer Peter Handke because of his support for the late Serbian..
Reuters - Published

Turkey's Erdogan says Nobel academy rewarding human rights violations

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused the Nobel academy on Tuesday of rewarding human rights violations by awarding the prize for literature to Peter Handke, who has been criticized for backing late..
Reuters - Published

Turkey joins Nobel ceremony boycott in protest against Handke

Turkey said on Monday it would join Albania and Kosovo in boycotting the Nobel awards ceremony in protest against 2019 literature prize laureate Peter Handke, who has been criticized for backing late..
Reuters - Published

Albania, Kosovo ambassadors to boycott Nobel ceremony in protest against Handke

Albania said on Monday its ambassador to Sweden would boycott the Nobel prize awards ceremony in protest against 2019 literature prize laureate Peter Handke, who has been criticized for supporting late..
Reuters - Published

Defiant Nobel winner Handke dismisses questions on Balkan wars

Austrian writer Peter Handke, winner of the 2019 Nobel literature prize, said on Friday he preferred anonymous hate mail to questions about his support for Slobodan Milosevic, Serbia's strongman during..
Reuters - Published

Judge sentenced Milat and indicted Bosnian leader Slobodan Milosevic

David Hunt served as Senior Counsel on the Royal Commission into NSW Prisons, which uncovered widespread, systematic violence against NSW prisoners.
The Age - Published