Reception bottlenecks leave migrants stranded in Greece, Serbia

2015-10-03 07:29

Overwhelmed reception facilities on Greek islands and in southern Serbia run counter to EU relocation plans and force thousands to sleep in the open, authorities and aid organisations say.

WATCH: Journalist kicks fleeing migrants

2015-09-09 10:34

A camerawoman for a television channel in Hungary was fired late after videos spread of her kicking and tripping up migrants fleeing police, including a man carrying a child.

Wildfires rage in Russia's Siberia

2015-08-11 17:13

More than 5 000 Russian emergency workers are battling to put out wildfires raging across forestland in Siberia.

Balkan drug lord gets 20 years for cocaine smuggling

2015-07-13 14:18

A Serbian court has sentenced a Balkan drug lord to 20 years in prison for smuggling 5.7 tons of cocaine from South America to Europe.

Serbian 'war criminal' extradited from Australia

2015-07-08 08:30

A Serbian war crimes suspect known as 'Captain Dragan' is reportedly due to be flown from Australia to Croatia to face allegations of torture and murder after battling extradition for a decade.

Serbia seals deal for Dubai-style waterfront

2015-04-26 18:13

Serbia has sealed a deal with an Abu Dhabi investor for a multi-billion-dollar development that has drawn fire from locals worried over the scale and cost of the project.

Serbia president's plane trouble caused by coffee spill

2015-04-21 13:21

An investigation into the sudden plunge of the Serbian president's plane last week shows that it was due to the co-pilot spilling coffee on the instruments panel.

7 killed in Serbian military helicopter crash

2015-03-14 16:01

A Serbian military helicopter has crashed near Belgrade while evacuating a sick baby from south of the country, killing all seven people on board.

Bosnia charges 15 ethnic Serbs

2014-12-13 06:30

Bosnian prosecutors have indicted 15 former ethnic Serb police officers and soldiers for killing more than 150 Muslim civilians at the start of the country's inter-ethnic war in the 1990s.

Serbian church blasts gays over parade plan

2014-09-23 18:30

The Serbian Orthodox Church has blasted what they called 'shameless' plans in Belgrade for a gay Pride Parade, which the church says was 'imposed' on Serbia from the West.


Hungary moves to seal border with Serbia

2015-09-12 21:02

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has warned that anyone trespassing his country's border with Serbia starting next week will be "immediately arrested".

After Hungarian stay, migrants reach Austria, move on to Germany

2015-09-05 12:23

Austria has begun receiving migrants at its border after they had suffered days of ordeal in Hungary, with many of them immediately beginning onward journeys to Germany.

Hungary starts on fence to keep migrants out

2015-07-13 20:01

Hungary has started building a fence along its border with Serbia to try to stop illegal migrants entering from the south.

Attack on Serbia PM mars Srebrenica massacre anniversary

2015-07-11 21:23

An angry crowd hurling stones and plastic bottles has forced Serbia's premier to flee a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre of some 8 000 Muslims in Bosnia.

Serbian man kills six in shooting spree after son's wedding

2015-05-18 13:37

A 55-year-old man went on a shooting spree in Serbia in an apparent drunken rage over his son's wedding, killing six people including the bride and her parents.

Migrants killed in Macedonia train horror

2015-04-24 18:48

At least 14 migrants from Somalia and Afghanistan have been killed in central Macedonia after they were hit by an international passenger train.

Serbian stray dog advocate fights to save his pooches

2015-04-07 09:04

Surrounded by hundreds of dogs, wagging their tails and running free on fenced-off land in a Serbian town, advocate Sasa Pesic knows each of the pooches by name.

Croatia, Serbia absolved of genocide

2015-02-03 18:48

The United Nations' highest court has ruled that neither Croatia nor Serbia have committed genocide against each other's populations.

White lion cubs unveiled in Serbia

2014-10-22 17:58

Visitors to the Belgrade zoo will meet a pair of three-week-old lion cubs for the first time. Tara Cleary reports.

Flood-stricken Balkans to get €1.8bn boost

2014-07-17 09:01

A conference of international donors has pledged more than €1.8bn to help Bosnia and Serbia recover from devastating floods in May.

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