Tag: Serbia

Police Manhunt as Kosovo Serb Politician Gunned Down

MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) — A leading Serb politician in northern Kosovo was gunned down Tuesday morning, an attack that raised ethnic tensions in the Balkans and prompted the suspension of EU-mediated talks between Kosovo and Serbia. Assailants opened fire on

Conservative Serbia to Get First Openly Gay Prime Minister

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s president on Thursday nominated the highly conservative country’s first openly gay prime minister, a move likely to infuriate both the Christian Orthodox church and ultranationalists. President Aleksandar Vucic announced that Ana Brnabic, 41, was nominated

Montenegro Hunts Serbs, Russians Over Planned Election Day Attacks

Montenegro’s prosecutors said Tuesday they have issued international arrest warrants for two Russian and three Serbian nationals suspected of planning an anti-government attack during October’s parliamentary election. The five are wanted for “setting up a criminal organisation and attempted terrorism,”

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Serbia Offers To Help Patrol Bulgaria-Turkey Border

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia has offered to help patrol the border between Bulgaria and Turkey to curb the influx of migrants seeking to reach the European Union through the Balkans. Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic made the offer Sunday in

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Migrants Claim Rough Treatment By Hungarian Border Guards

Migrants who have attempted to enter Hungary illegally from Serbia are complaining that the Hungarian border guards have roughed them up while deporting them. According to migrants who have tried unsuccessfully to sneak across the Hungarian border, border guards are

US Navy guards escort a detainee through Camp Delta, June 10, 2008. REUTERS/DOD/1ST LT. SARAH CLEVELAND

Obama Transfers Two Guantánamo Detainees to Serbia, One to Italy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Obama administration has transferred three prisoners out of the U.S. military detention facility in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, in the last few days — one was taken to Italy and two were sent to Serbia, bringing the prison population down to 76, according to the Pentagon.

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1,200-Plus Migrants Stuck At Serbia-Hungary Border

Over 1,200 migrants have massed on the Serbian-Hungarian border as many fear the area could turn into another Idomeni-style migrant camp. The Balkan route continues to see more migrants crossing into Europe but now due to the stricter regulations by the Hungarian

Fears of Intentional Attack Surround Manhattan Cathedral Fire

Fears of Intentional Attack Surround Manhattan Cathedral Fire

According to an article in the New York Post, some members of the Christian Orthodox community believe the massive fire that destroyed a historic cathedral in Manhattan was set deliberately, as part of an organized attack that destroyed three other churches around the world on Orthodox Easter Sunday.

Surge Expected For Serbia’s Pro-Russia Nationalists

Serbians began voting Sunday in a general election that is likely to return pro-European Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic to power, but also give a voice in parliament to the pro-Russian far-right. While Vucic’s nominally conservative Serbian Progressive Party is projected

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Serbia Turns Back On European Union

Ultra-nationalists are set to return to Serbia’s parliament in an April 24 election after an absence of several years, boosted by growing discontent with Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic’s pro-European Union stance and austerity policies. They include firebrand Radical Party leader