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Balkan Floods

Sorrow in the Balkans

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 07.27.2014 | World
Jasmina Tesanovic

Sorrow never stops in the Balkans. It's the favorite topic, the inspiration, the poetic lament. It's the history. The recent flood that drowned the region, the worst recorded in 120 years, as usual showed how the scale of human tragedy translates into human solidarity.

Rescuer Recounts Deadly Flooding In Balkans

HuffPost Live | Milos Balac | Posted 08.14.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Marko Majstorovic, a member of Serbia’s volunteer Mountain Rescue Service, was one of the first rescuers on site on May 14, after devastating floods...

Electric Storms, Nigeria's Girls And A Vodka Toast In China: Week In Photos

Posted 05.24.2014 | World

Nothing quite compares to the power of a photograph to communicate the goings on in the world. Ranging from the serious to the silly, these photos off...

Record Balkan Floods Lead To Landslides

AP | SABINA NIKSIC and JOVANA GEC | Posted 07.18.2014 | World

BRCKO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Floodwaters triggered more than 3,000 landslides across the Balkans on Sunday, laying waste to entire towns and vil...

Thousands Flee Fatal Balkan Floods

Reuters | Posted 07.17.2014 | World

By Marko Djurica OBRENOVAC, Serbia, May 17 (Reuters) - Seven bodies were pulled from flooded homes in Bosnia and the army rushed ...