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.

Srebrenica victims remembered 19 years on

2014-07-11 20:46

Thousands of people have gathered in Srebrenica to mark the 19th anniversary of the massacre of some 8 000 Muslim males by ethnic Serb forces, Europe's worst atrocity since World War II.

Traumatised Balkan flood refugees want to go home

2014-05-23 18:04

Curled up on a mattress in a makeshift Belgrade shelter, Jovanka Mitric clutches a grainy black-and-white photo of her family house, now a ruin after the Balkans' worst floods in living memory.

Disease warning in deluged, mourning Balkans

2014-05-21 07:43

Officials in the Balkans have warned of the risk of epidemics as the death toll from the worst floods in over a century hit 49 and water levels in Serbia inched ever higher.

Waters recede in Serbia to reveal a ghost town

2014-05-20 18:20

The roar of an armoured vehicle ploughing through muddy water was the only sound on the deserted streets a Serbian town hit by some of the worst flooding of the past week.

Balkans on alert as swollen rivers grow further

2014-05-20 12:44

The Balkans were on alert as swollen rivers were due to reach new peaks after days of devastating floods and landslides that have claimed at least 49 lives.

Floods menace towns in Serbia, Bosnia

2014-05-19 16:16

Communities in Serbia and Bosnia are battling to protect towns and power plants from rising flood waters and landslides that have devastated swathes of both countries and killed dozens of people.

Balkans brace for more misery amid historic floods

2014-05-19 13:09

The Balkans are bracing for swollen rivers to reach new peaks, piling up misery after the worst floods in a century killed 45 people and sent tens of thousands fleeing for their lives.


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.

Spiderman breaks bad in Skopje

2014-06-19 20:16

Spiderman has robbed a post office in the Macedonian capital Skopje only to be stung by police hours later, the Press24 news portal reports.

Balkans floods will cost billions

2014-05-21 21:02

Damage caused by Balkans' epic floods may exceed damage from wars in the 90's.

Tons of drowned livestock a new Balkan threat

2014-05-20 19:49

Tons of drowned livestock pose a health threat in the flood-hit Balkans.

Balkans mourn dead of worst flood

2014-05-20 17:33

Serbia has declared three days of national mourning as the death toll from the worst floods to hit the Balkans in living memory rose to 49.

Bosnia: 1 million affected by floods

2014-05-19 17:20

More than a quarter of Bosnia's four million people have been affected by the worst floods to hit the Balkans in more than a century, the government says.

Mladic starts defence at UN genocide trial

2014-05-19 14:13

The former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic has started his defence case at his UN genocide trial in The Hague.

AS IT HAPPENED: Balkans floods

2014-05-19 07:49

Get the highlights of the devastating flood event in Serbia and Bosnia - the region faces the worst flooding this century with 10 000 people having been evacuated.

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