Serbia sends icebreakers out onto frozen Danube, fears flooding

Jan 18, 2017

Serbia sends icebreakers out onto frozen Danube, fears flooding

Serbia deployed three icebreakers on Tuesday to smash ice blocks jamming parts of the Danube River and prevent damage to bridges and ships moored along the waterway. Serbia’s only icebreaker and two more vessels that arrived from neighboring Hungary plowed through the thick ice ...

Apr 25, 2016

Serbia's pro-Europe party wins election, but far-right re-enters parliament

Serbia’s pro-European Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic claimed victory in Sunday’s general election after projections showed him winning by a landslide. Vucic’s Serbian Progressive Party was on track to win around half of the vote, with his Socialist coalition partners in second place with around ...

Srebrenica survivors say verdict on Karadzic too lenient, too late

Mar 25, 2016

Srebrenica survivors say verdict on Karadzic too lenient, too late

Survivors of the Srebrenica massacre said the 40-year prison term handed down on Thursday to Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic for war crimes and genocide was not tough enough and came too late. “I am so disappointed,” said Bida Smajlovic, 64, who watched ...