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WATCH | Serbian festival crowns longest moustache

2019-08-05 19:00

At a festival in rural Serbia, retired construction worker Zoran Lazarevic is crowned the king of facial hair with his 140cm-long white moustache, the longest in a local competition.

Destructive tornado | Dial-a-dealer gang busted: WATCH the top World news videos for today

2019-05-29 07:12

EF3 Tornado destroys Ohio apartment complex | Mass arrests 'massive blow' against dial-a-dealer Sydney cocaine ring; here are the top World news videos for your Wednesday. WATCH.

Train slams into bus in Serbia; 3 killed, 22 injured

2018-12-21 12:47

A train has slammed into a bus in southern Serbia killing three people and injuring 22.

Macron postpones Belgrade trip amid protest crisis - Serbian president

2018-12-03 22:20

French President Emmanuel Macron has postponed a planned visit to Belgrade due to "problems" at home, Serbia's president says, after Paris was rocked by violent protests.

BREAKTHROUGH: 2 arrested in connection with SA spook's murder in Serbia

2018-06-11 17:39

Two men have been taken into custody in connection with the murder of South African state security contract agent George Darmanovic, who was gunned down in Serbia last month.

Genius, conman and double agent - the many faces of the SA spook murdered in Serbia

2018-05-14 07:13

Several sources have described South African state security contract agent George Darmanovic as a jovial and warm person to his friends, but also as a serial information peddler with extremely powerful contacts.

Serbia arrests 3 Australians for cocaine smuggling

2018-01-18 10:44

Serbian police say they have arrested three Australians and a Lebanese national in an operation to dismantle an international cocaine trafficking ring.

Yugoslav 'war' court to close its doors

2017-12-21 23:06

After nearly a quarter century of prosecuting Balkan wars atrocities, the United Nations' Yugoslav war crimes tribunal is closing down with many major suspects convicted but denial of crimes and glorification of war criminals still rife in the region.

Extreme heat in Europe decimating crops

2017-08-11 22:15

Authorities and experts are warning that extremely hot and dry summer this year in the Balkans has decimated crops, dried rivers and hurt the animal world.

Serbia premier reinstates ally sacked after sexist remark

2017-05-22 18:40

A former Serbian defence minister who was dismissed after insulting a female journalist with a sexist remark will become the new head of the state security agency.

 

What are the 10 stages of genocide? - 24 years after Srebrenica massacre

2019-07-11 12:53

On the 24th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, we examine what led to the massacre of thousands of Bosnians.

Teen plunges to her death while filming on cellphone

2019-04-12 13:51

A teenage girl has died after walking backwards and falling almost 15m from a roof while filming friends on her smartphone.

Dad arrested for the death of his five-month-old after drunk confession at her funeral

2018-12-06 23:36

A 22-year-old father has been arrested after he allegedly got drunk at the funeral of his five-month-old daughter and then admitted he was responsible for her death.

Mom sent to jail for giving her baby drugs to make her stop crying

2018-07-24 14:27

A mother has been jailed for 15 years after giving her eight-month-old daughter methadone, a heroin substitute, to stop her crying.

Lab tests offer hope for Penka the Bulgarian cow

2018-06-10 07:04

A ray of hope shone for Penka the Bulgarian cow who may be put down after straying out of the EU into neighbouring Serbia, as her first lab tests proved favourable.

Long-hidden toxic waste endangers Serbia's health, EU status

2018-04-05 05:33

Tons of hazardous waste are believed to be hidden in Serbia, endangering public health and the Balkan country's EU membership ambitions.

Lawyer: Serbia hands over asylum-seeker sought by Turkey

2017-12-26 13:30

A lawyer says that Serbia has extradited a Kurdish political activist who sought asylum in Serbia after fleeing Turkey where he was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Serb held for war crimes in Kosovo

2017-08-30 18:26

A Kosovo court has decided to keep a Serb man under arrest as a suspect for crimes against civilians during the 1998-99 war.

Serbia gets first openly gay woman PM

2017-06-29 22:35

The Serbian parliament has voted in Ana Brnabic, an openly gay woman, as the country's prime minister in a landmark move for the patriarchal conservative country.

Serb officials warn of war in the Balkans

2017-04-21 19:25

Serbian officials are warning of another war in the Balkans if Albanians try to form a joint state with Kosovo in the war-weary European region.

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