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.

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.


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.

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.

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