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Court halts Serbia’s first Srebrenica crimes trial

July 14, 2017 10:30 pm
Court halts Serbia’s first Srebrenica crimes trial

Bosnian Muslims, survivors of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, as well as other visitors, pray near body caskets of their relatives, laid out at a memorial cemetery in the village of Potocari, near the eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica, July 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP) A Serbian appeals court on Thursday […]

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Hungary starts construction of second fence along Serbia border

February 27, 2017 10:30 pm
Hungary starts construction of second fence along Serbia border

A policeman patrols the area at Hungary-Serbia border fence near the village of Asotthalom, Hungary, on October 2, 2016. (Photo by Reuters) Hungary has begun construction work on a second fence along its border with Serbia in an alleged bid to make the processing of refugees more effective. The construction […]

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Bosnia appeals ruling clearing Serbia of genocide

February 24, 2017 10:30 am
Bosnia appeals ruling clearing Serbia of genocide

The Bosnian member of the tripartite presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bakir Izetbegovic (photo by AFP) Bosnian Muslims have formally submitted an appeal for a revision of an international court ruling that cleared Serbia of blame for killings, rapes, and “ethnic cleansing” during a war in the 1990s. The ruling, […]

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Bosnia to appeal ruling clearing Serbia of genocide

February 18, 2017 9:30 pm
Bosnia to appeal ruling clearing Serbia of genocide

Chairman of the tripartite presidency of Bosnia Herzegovina Bakir Izetbegovic (Photo by AFP) Bosnia says it will appeal a UN court ruling that cleared Serbia of genocide against ethnic Muslims during the violent breakup of Yugoslavia in the 1990s.  Bakir Izetbegovic, the Bosniak member of the three-man presidency of Bosnia, said he will officially forward […]

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Police in Kosovo stops ‘provocative’ Serbia train at border

January 15, 2017 8:30 pm
Police in Kosovo stops ‘provocative’ Serbia train at border

A train conductor speaks with local station workers at the main railway station in Belgrade, Serbia, January 14, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Police in Kosovo have halted a train at the border with Serbia because of its “provocative” decoration with the national colors and a nationalistic slogan. The train, which […]

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Bosnian Serbs celebrate controversial holiday in Republika Srpska

January 10, 2017 8:30 am
Bosnian Serbs celebrate controversial holiday in Republika Srpska

Special Unit of Bosnian Serb police parade on January 9, 2017, honoring “The Day of Republika Srpska” in Banja Luka. (Photo by AFP) The ethnic Serb minority in Bosnia and Herzegovina has celebrated a deeply divisive holiday, marking a date that reminds the country’s Muslims and Croats of the brutal 1990s […]

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Serbian army soldiers protest against low wages

November 27, 2016 10:30 pm
Serbian army soldiers protest against low wages

Serbian army soldiers have for the first time staged a protest in the capital, Belgrade, to express their anger over low wages and poor working conditions. Nearly 1,000 people, including members of the Serbian army, police officers and army pensioners, took part in the protest that was held in front […]

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Serbian hosting joint military drills with Russian and Belarusian armed forces

November 7, 2016 8:30 am
Serbian hosting joint military drills with Russian and Belarusian armed forces

Serbia is hosting joint military drills with Russian and Belarusian armed forces with the aim of broadening cooperation in anti-terror missions across borders. Some 450 Serbian soldiers, 212 Russian troops and 56 Belorussian military servicemen are taking part in the tactical drills, named “Slavic Brotherhood 2016,” in the Belgrade region, […]

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Serbia bans over 2,000 refugees entering from Bulgaria

August 16, 2016 9:30 am
Serbia bans over 2,000 refugees entering from Bulgaria

Serbian army soldiers and border police officers patrol near the border between Serbia and Bulgaria, not far from the border crossing Vrska Cuka, August 15, 2016. ©AP Serbia has prevented more than 2,000 refugees from crossing into the country from Bulgaria in recent weeks in an attempt to stem the […]

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New Serbia government gets parliamentary approval

August 11, 2016 9:30 pm
New Serbia government gets parliamentary approval

Serbia’s Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic (C) speaks at the parliament on August 9, 2016 in Belgrade. ©AFP The Serbian parliament has approved the new cabinet of Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, who has promised to adopt a series of reforms and accelerate EU accession talks. On Thursday, 163 lawmakers of the […]

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