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Thousands rally in Belgrade to support Serbia's president Vucic

19 Apr 2019

BELGRADE Thousands of people from all over Serbia flocked to Belgrade's city centre on Friday in a show of support for President Aleksandar Vucic, who has faced five months of opposition protests.

Mirjana Markovic, widow of Serbia's late strongman Milosevic, dies aged 76

15 Apr 2019

BELGRADE Mirjana Markovic, the widow of Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic who played a key role in her husband's policies during the violent breakup of Yugoslavia in the 1990s, has died in Russia aged 76, state-run RTS TV reported.

Delays in Kosovo talks could destabilize Balkans, Serbia's president says

21 Mar 2019

BELGRADE The failure to revive talks between Serbia and Kosovo on normalizing relations could destabilize the Western Balkan region still recovering from the wars of the 1990s, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday.

Thousands march in Montenegro capital to demand president resign

16 Mar 2019

PODGORICA Thousands marched through Montenegro's capital Podgorica on Saturday, the fifth such rally in two months, to demand the resignation of President Milo Djukanovic and his government over allegations of abuse of office, graft and cronyism.

Thousands march in Montenegro capital to demand president resign

16 Mar 2019

PODGORICA, March 16 Thousands marched through Montenegro's capital Podgorica on Saturday, the fifth such rally in two months, to demand the resignation of President Milo Djukanovic and his government over allegations of abuse of office, graft and cronyism.

Cattle bones and putrid pools test Serbia's EU hopes

06 Mar 2019

BELGRADE Ten kilometers north of central Belgrade cattle bones piled in huge heaps rot in the sun and pools of brown sludge bubble and emit a sickening odor in the dilapidated remains of a glue factory and a tannery, abandoned a decade ago. | Video

Trash mountain, toxic canal highlight Serbia's EU waste challenge

03 Mar 2019

BELGRADE Workers handling rat-infested garbage on the outskirts of Belgrade face a double health hazard: from the trash itself and a nearby stream of raw sewage gushing into a canal on its way to the river Danube. | Video

IMF is 'accomplice' of Serbia's President, says opposition leader

18 Feb 2019

BELGRADE Serbia's top opposition leader accused the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday of aiding President Aleksandar Vucic and his allies in the "economic destruction of Serbia".

IMF is 'accomplice' of Serbia's President, says opposition leader

18 Feb 2019

BELGRADE, Feb 18 Serbia's top opposition leader accused the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday of aiding President Aleksandar Vucic and his allies in the "economic destruction of Serbia".

Beset by protests, Serb leader stages lavish reception for Putin

17 Jan 2019

BELGRADE Serbia's pro-Western President Aleksandar Vucic staged a lavish welcome for Vladimir Putin on Thursday - even presenting the visiting Russian leader with a puppy - in what critics called a bid to deflect attention from weeks of anti-government protests.

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