Former Bosnian Serb army colonel says he thought his men treated population and prisoners humanely.
Press and broadcasters seen as subservient, misleading many about their safety.
Jailings and detentions raise fresh concerns over fairness of country’s defamation laws.
Live TV feed interrupted by Armenia v Spain football game, as last minute hitches delay signing of historic deal with Turkey.
The southern town of Batken has now been the official administrative centre of its own region for a decade, but it has few of the leisure facilities and public spaces that more established urban centres enjoy.
Global Voices: Europe/Eurasia
Highlights from IWPR’s Central Asia network of analysis and investigations.
In Kazakstan, ArcelorMittal Temirtau, the country's largest mining company, enjoyed state support for decades. But the death of 46 miners in October brought this backing to an end. Meanwhile, in Uzbekistan, Tajik nationals serving sentences on espionage charges in Uzbek prisons ask for a review of their cases.
Elsewhere, CABAR gets a unique insight into two of the eight Catholic nunneries still operating in northern Kazakstan.
Journalists need training and support to properly cover war crimes trials.
Some women face Adana's male-dominated traffic chaos for a living.
Recent murder highlights widespread discrimination and violence against LGBTI people.