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 ...

Balkan nations cap migrant numbers

Feb 27, 2016

Balkan nations cap migrant numbers

Four Balkan countries on Friday announced a daily cap on migrant arrivals, deepening the crisis gripping the European Union, and Brussels warned of “disaster” if an upcoming summit with Turkey fails. Slovenia and Croatia, which are European Union members, as well as Serbia and ...

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 ...