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Serbian testicle chefs triumph in 'aphrodisiac festival'

World / Offbeat Sep 2, 2018

Serbian testicle chefs triumph in 'aphrodisiac festival'

Spring rolls, ratatouille and curry were on the menu at a quirky food festival in rural Serbia on Saturday, with one ingredient in common: animal testicles. Now in its 15th year, the World Testicle Cooking Championship draws a motley mix of teams — from groups ...

Prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic assassinated

World Jan 16, 2018

Prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic assassinated

Prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was killed in a brazen drive-by shooting on Tuesday that could reignite ethnic tensions in the region. The assassination of Ivanovic — who was facing a retrial on war crimes charges over the 1990s Kosovo conflict — occurred on ...

Mladic to appeal life sentence: son

World Nov 22, 2017

Mladic to appeal life sentence: son

Former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic is to appeal his life sentence, his son said Wednesday, calling the judgment by a U.N. court "war propaganda." "This sentence is unjust and contrary to the facts and we will fight it on appeal to prove that ...

Serbia sends icebreakers out onto frozen Danube, fears flooding

World 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 to ...