Dec 17, 2015

Serbs bust gun-running ring linked to arms used in Paris attack

Serbian police have busted a gang smuggling arms to France, arresting two Serbian nationals and seizing guns and explosives, the interior minister said Wednesday. The announcement came just a few days after the head of a state-controlled Serbian weapons factory told AFP that some ...

Some weapons used by militants in Paris were made in ex-Yugoslavia

Nov 28, 2015

Some weapons used by militants in Paris were made in ex-Yugoslavia

The head of a Serbian arms factory said Friday that several weapons used by Islamic militants during the bloody Paris attacks have been identified as produced by his company before the former Yugoslavia broke up in the 1990s. Milojko Brzakovic, director of the Zastava ...

Oct 29, 2015

Legendary Serbian coach Zeravica dies at 84

Serbia’s legendary basketball coach Ranko Zeravica, who with the former Yugoslavia won the 1970 FIBA World Championship, has died on Thursday at age 84, state-run RTS television reported. Zeravica, whose coaching carrier spanned over 50 years and who contributed significantly to the development of ...

Blows traded as migrant border tensions boil over

Oct 23, 2015

Blows traded as migrant border tensions boil over

Migrants traded punches and scuffled with police at a Serbian border crossing and a man was stabbed in a similar clash on the Slovenian border Thursday, as pent-up pressures on their trek toward hoped-for safe haven in the European Union boiled over. Slovenian police ...

Sep 25, 2015

Japan to provide ¥480 million in aid for Syrian refugee crisis

The Foreign Ministry said Friday that Japan will provide via international organizations approximately ¥480 million ($4 million) in emergency aid to Lebanon and some European countries affected by the influx of migrants and refugees. Some ¥240 million will go to Lebanon, which is hosting ...