Djindjic plotters 'planned coup'
The alleged killers of Serbian PM Zoran Djindjic were attempting a coup, prosecutors told their Belgrade trial. Thirty-six people are charged with the murder or with gangland crimes. Twenty-one are in court. The others – including the alleged mastermind – are being tried in their absence. Prosecutors claim the killing was carried out by Serbian nationalists opposed to Mr Djindjic’s co-operation with the war crimes tribunal, and to a threatened clampdown on gangs. He was shot by a sniper as he got out of his car in Belgrade in March. Full Story