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Chinese elite police join Serbian units in first European drills

28 Nov 2019

SMEDEREVO, Serbia Chinese special police took part in their first joint training drills in Europe on Thursday, joining Serbia's elite anti-terrorist unit and local police in an exercise at a Chinese-owned steel mill outside Belgrade.

Chinese elite police join Serbian units in first European drills

28 Nov 2019

SMEDEREVO, Serbia, Nov 28 Chinese special police took part in their first joint training drills in Europe on Thursday, joining Serbia's elite anti-terrorist unit and local police in an exercise at a Chinese-owned steel mill outside Belgrade.

Ahead of NATO summit, Serbia buffeted between West and Russia

28 Nov 2019

LONDON/BELGRADE Since October, French President Emmanuel Macron has questioned the effectiveness of NATO, hit pause on EU enlargement and called for a new 'strategic relationship' with Russia.

Serbia's president accuses Russia of spying

21 Nov 2019

MOSCOW/BELGRADE Serbian intelligence agencies have uncovered a wide-ranging intelligence operation involving Russian spies and members of the Serbian military, President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday.

Serbia probes video purportedly showing Russian spy handing cash to Serbian agent

20 Nov 2019

BELGRADE Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic ordered an investigation on Wednesday into a video clip that purportedly shows a Russian intelligence officer handing over money to a Serbian man, in an incident that could strain normally warm bilateral relations.

Serbia faces risk of U.S. sanctions over Russian arms deal

08 Nov 2019

BELGRADE A U.S. official is expected to arrive in Belgrade on Friday to discuss the purchase of advanced Russian anti-aircraft missile systems which could expose Serbia to U.S. sanctions.

Serbia raps Croatia over treatment of Afghan migrants

05 Sep 2019

BELGRADE Serbia's refugee agency has accused Croatian border police of torturing a 16-year-old Afghan refugee and of denying him and 15 other migrants traveling with him their right to claim asylum in the European Union.

Serbia wants billions in foreign loans to invest in infrastructure: minister

12 Jul 2019

BELGRADE Serbia plans to borrow billions of euros from China and other foreign countries in the coming years to fund investment in regional projects, its infrastructure minister Zorana Mihajlovic said on Friday.

Kosovo Serbs close shops to protest import tariffs

01 Jul 2019

BELGRADE/PRISTINA Shops, restaurants and bakeries in Serb-dominated northern Kosovo closed their doors on Monday to protest against a 100% tax the country has imposed on goods imported from Serbia, in a move that could further sour ties between Belgrade and Pristina.

Serbia places forces on alert after Kosovo police operation in Serb-populated north

28 May 2019

BELGRADE/PRISTINA Serbia ordered its troops on full alert on Tuesday and Russia accused Kosovo of provocation after a Kosovan police anti-crime operation in a region populated mainly by Serbs led to clashes.

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