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Migrants hoping to reach EU stranded in Bosnian woods as cold sets in

30 Sep 2020

VELIKA KLADUSA, Bosnia Hundreds of migrants hoping to reach the European Union are sheltering in forests and ruined former factory buildings near Bosnia's border with Croatia, with the cold setting in and conditions becoming more miserable.

Migrants pitch tents in Serbia, prepare to cross into EU states

28 Sep 2020

SUBOTICA, Serbia Dozens of migrants from the Middle East and Africa have set up tents outside Subotica, a town in northern Serbia, with a view to sneaking over the nearby border with Hungary and on to Western Europe.

Montenegro's pro-Western ruling party falls short of majority in vote

31 Aug 2020

PODGORICA President Milo Djukanovic's pro-Western party suffered a major setback in Montenegro's parliamentary election, results showed on Monday, winning most votes but losing its majority and so requiring a coalition partner to stay in power.

Montenegro's ruling DPS narrowly ahead of opposition in vote, pollster forecasts

31 Aug 2020

PODGORICA The pro-Western Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) of President Milo Djukanovic was narrowly ahead of Montenegro's pro-Serbian and pro-Russian alliance in parliamentary elections on Sunday, pollster CEMI said in a preliminary forecast.

Migrants in Bosnia refuse to move from forest camp

06 Dec 2019

VUCJAK, Bosnia Bowing to international pressure, Bosnian authorities agreed on Friday to dismantle a makeshift refugee camp of freezing snow-covered tents, but some migrants living there have been refusing food in protest at being resettled.

Winter poses new threat to migrants in Bosnian forest camp

01 Nov 2019

NEAR BIHAC, Bosnia Hundreds of migrants from the Middle East and Asia living in a freezing camp in the forests of Bosnia are short of food and bedding and at growing risk as the bitter Balkan winter approaches, aid workers say.

North Macedonia hosts its first Gay Pride march

29 Jun 2019

SKOPJE North Macedonia held its first Gay Pride march on Saturday, in a test of the conservative Balkan country's record on respecting minority rights as it seeks to join the European Union.

Tarantino is top dog at Cannes - at least in the pooch department

24 May 2019

CANNES, France Twenty-five years after taking the festival by storm with "Pulp Fiction", Quentin Tarantino's latest movie has already clinched an award at Cannes - thanks to a dog in a show-stealing fight scene. | Video

Macedonian and Bosnian cities struggle with pollution

30 Oct 2018

TETOVO, Macedonia, Oct 30 Even in mild autumn mornings, people gasp for breath in acrid air in Tetovo, an ancient city at the foothills of the Shar Mountain and one of the top 10 most polluted places in Europe.

Migrants in Bosnia complain of beatings by Croatian police

22 Aug 2018

BIHAC, Bosnia Many refugees and migrants, some showing their cuts and bruises, accuse Croatian police of beating them before turning them back as they try to cross from Bosnia, an increasingly popular Balkan transit point as other borders into the European Union close.

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