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Stories with place: Serbia
  • Balkan foes find common ground in bid to join 28-nation EU 
    Updated: May-22-15 12:20 pm

    TIRANA, Albania - Foreign ministers and senior diplomats from several Balkan countries - many with troubled relations stemming from wars in the 1990s - met Friday in the Albanian capital of Tirana to try and advance each others' bids to join the European Union.

  • Serb police say man kills 6 people in family feud, then dies 
    Updated: May-17-15 7:59 am

    BELGRADE, Serbia - Police say a man has killed six people with a hunting rifle in a small village in northern Serbia, before dying himself.

  • Traffickers swindle migrants, sending them back to Greece story has photos
    Updated: May-15-15 11:46 am

    THESSALONIKI, Greece - After a seven-month quest to escape war in Syria, Dia Kasam thought she and her two sons were finally on their way, headed by train into Serbia and from there on to Germany to reunite with her sick husband and their three other children.

  • Kosovo police raid houses of suspected militants 
    Updated: May-15-15 9:55 am

    PRISTINA, Kosovo - Kosovo police raided several households across the country Friday, including the families of ethnic Albanians involved in last week's deadly clashes with police in neighboring Macedonia.

  • Russia urges EU to support gas pipeline crossing Turkey 
    Updated: May-15-15 8:49 am

    BELGRADE, Serbia - Russia's foreign minister has urged the European Union to support the idea of a Moscow-backed pipeline that would bring natural gas across the Black Sea to Turkey and the rest of Europe.

  • Serb court voids treason conviction of WWII general 
    Updated: May-14-15 12:53 pm

    BELGRADE, Serbia - To the cheers of supporters, a Serbian court on Thursday voided the treason conviction of Gen. Draza Mihailovic for his collaboration with Nazis during World War II, politically rehabilitating the controversial Serbian guerrilla commander almost 70 years after he was sentenced and shot to death by communists.

  • EU mission helicopter crashes in Kosovo, injuring 1 
    Updated: May-12-15 1:19 pm

    PRISTINA, Kosovo - A helicopter belonging to a European Union mission in Kosovo crashed Tuesday during a training flight at the country's main airport, injuring one medical evacuation worker, officials said.

  • Microstate tax haven in the Balkans? Not that easy 
    Updated: May-09-15 6:23 am

    BATINA, Croatia - The inauguration of a new libertarian mini-state in the war-ravaged Balkans may sound like an elaborate joke. But Croatian and Serbian authorities aren't laughing.

  • Serb far-right leader underwent surgery, his party says 
    Updated: May-07-15 8:19 am

    BELGRADE, Serbia - A Serbian far-right party says its leader Vojislav Seselj has undergone surgery, defying orders to return to a U.N. war crimes tribunal that released him temporarily for health reasons.

  • Transgender army major wins victory in conservative Serbia 
    Updated: May-01-15 6:23 am

    BELGRADE, Serbia - In macho Serbia, he came across as macho as they come: an army major in a military culture that glorifies masculine strength. He was a perfect husband and father in a society that preaches family values. But for nearly his entire life, the major felt he was living a lie: Deep down, he was a woman.

  • Serbia arrests 15 suspected migrant traffickers 
    Updated: Apr-27-15 7:34 am

    BELGRADE, Serbia - Serbian police have arrested 15 people suspected of trafficking more than 200 migrants from Syria, Afghanistan and Pakistan toward the European Union.

  • Dozens injured, arrested after soccer riots in Serbia 
    Updated: Apr-26-15 5:53 am

    BELGRADE, Serbia - Authorities say at least 50 people have been injured and 40 arrested after fierce clashes between Red Star and Partizan fans.

  • Macedonia appoints Drulovic as national coach 
    Updated: Apr-23-15 1:08 pm

    SKOPJE, Macedonia - The Macedonian Football Federation says it has appointed Ljubinko Drulovic of Serbia as the national coach.