U.S. routs Serbia for third straight gold in men's basketball

Aug 22, 2016

U.S. routs Serbia for third straight gold in men's basketball

The trip wasn’t always easy, though they arrived at their expected destination. The players on the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team never doubted they would be standing on the gold-medal platform, even after some close calls in Rio and criticisms they lacked the usual ...

Serbia takes U.S. down to wire in loss

Aug 13, 2016

Serbia takes U.S. down to wire in loss

Written in Portuguese on one wall above center court at Carioca Arena is the phrase “Um mundo novo.” Translation: A new world. It didn’t seem that way in men’s basketball to start the Rio Games, but it’s getting closer. Threatened by Australia in its ...

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 ...