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Giuliani To Help Serbian Nationalists Despite Criticism

AP | Posted 04.20.2012 | New York

BELGRADE, Serbia -- Rudy Giuliani, the former New York City mayor, plans to become an adviser to Serbian nationalists who were once allied with the la...

View From Across the Atlantic

Wendi L. Adamek | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics
Wendi L. Adamek

As I'm leaving London I'm taking a last look around, reflecting on the last four months and the transition to 2012. There are things I don't want to d...

Thawing Ice Wrecks Hundreds Of Boats

AP | DUSAN STOJANOVIC | Posted 04.21.2012 | World

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Giant chunks of melting ice broke free on the Danube River on Monday, crashing hundreds of boats into each other, sweeping a...

Libya: It's All Over But the Doubting

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 12.05.2011 | World
Reese Schonfeld

Will Gaddafi's rule be replaced by democracy, by Islamic theocracy or by tribal rivalry? Can Libya remain a united country?

Balkan War Crimes Fugitive Extradited To Hague Tribunal

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 09.21.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The last suspect wanted by the U.N. war crimes tribunal was extradited and jailed Friday, paving the way for the final ...

Serbia Arrests Last Balkan War Crimes Fugitive

AP | JOVANA GEC | Posted 09.19.2011 | World

BELGRADE, Serbia — He was on the run for seven years, the last Serbian fugitive sought by the U.N.'s Balkan war crimes tribunal. Goran Hadzic, ...

Was J.M. Coetzee's Elizabeth Costello Inspired by Canada's Elizabeth Abbott?

Elizabeth Abbott | Posted 08.13.2011 | Books
Elizabeth Abbott

Literature is rife with naming mysteries, from Dominick Dunne-like romans à clef to Shakespeare's "Who is Sylvia?" Esteemed poet Ken Babstock has introduced a new twist into the name game, and it's jarringly personal.

Serbia Denies Hiding Alleged War Criminal Mladic

AP | Posted 08.10.2011 | World

BELGRADE, Serbia -- Ratko Mladic was treated in a Serbian military hospital nearly a decade ago, but after that the army did not help him hide, the co...

Clashes Erupt In Belgrade To Protest Mladic Arrest

AP | JOVANA GEC | Posted 07.28.2011 | World

BELGRADE, Serbia — Protesters throwing stones and bottles clashed with baton-wielding riot police Sunday in Belgrade after several thousand Serb...

Are The Lessons of Kosovo Spreading to Libya?

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 07.27.2011 | World
Reese Schonfeld

The latest reports from NATO sure do read a lot like reports on the NATO raids on Belgrade in 1999, when NATO planes hit infrastructure targets, ending the war in Kosovo and ultimately forcing Serbian President Milosevic to relinquish power.

Gaddafi Gets Love From Serb Nationalists On Facebook

AP | By JOVANA GEC | Posted 06.05.2011 | World

BELGRADE, Serbia -- Five years after their leader Slobodan Milosevic died while on trial for genocide, some Serb nationalists have found a new idol: C...

6 Places to Rediscover

Black Tomato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Black Tomato

Here at Black Tomato we know that travel can mean more than just checking off this year's 'hot list'- that it's about new experiences and opening up o...

Ratko Mladic, Europe's Most Wanted War Fugitive, Sought In Serbia

AP | DUSAN STOJANOVIC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BELGRADE, Serbia — Serbian authorities conducted another unsuccessful hunt for Europe's most-wanted war crimes fugitive Tuesday, pledging to mee...

Nostalgic Serbs board the 8.15 to Sarajevo

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The last time Husein Kratina boarded a train in Belgrade bound for his native Bosnia-Herzegovina was more than 18 years ago. That last trip ...

2 kangaroos from Belgrade zoo killed

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BELGRADE, Serbia — Two of the Belgrade Zoo's kangaroos died Wednesday, one of them a baby that got loose in downtown Belgrade and was killed by an apparent hit-and-run driver, police said.

Witnesses spotted the baby kangaroo and called authorities, but by the time officers arrived it was dead, senior officer Zeljko Perosevic said. The baby kangaroo had apparently escaped from the nearby zoo, he said.

"Unfortunately, there was nothing we could do," Perosevic said.

Perosevic said that the zoo then called to say that another kangaroo had been found dead there. He said an investigation, including autopsies, is under way to determine what happened.

The zoo refused comment.

Afghanistan: Robin Hood and the Sheriff of Nottingham

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Reese Schonfeld

I would like to propose that we consider another strategy -- strategic bombing. Take poppy fields, for example ... For once, we could be using our billion dollar bombers on billion dollar targets.

Jelena Dokic's father has jail sentence confirmed

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The father of tennis player Jelena Dokic is facing a retrial on charges that he threatened the Australian ambassador to Serbia.

Damir Dokic was sentenced to 15 months in jail in June, but a retrial was ordered because ambassador Claire Birgin did not testify in person during the original hearing. She was represented by a lawyer.

The 50-year-old Dokic was brought under police escort to the court in Ruma, northwest of Belgrade.

His lawyer Bosiljka Djukic said Thursday that "we expect justice from the court and that Damir will be a free man."

Dokic was arrested in May after reportedly saying he would blow up Birgin's car if she didn't stop negative articles about him from being published in Australia.

Kosovo Verdicts Shake Serbia

ABS-CBN News | David Vujanovic | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An ex-Serbian president cleared of war crimes is unlikely to get a hero's Friday on his return home, where the conviction of five other leaders is see...

Obama Gives New American Hope

Shari Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Shari Cohen

Meet Mitra, a 31 year old first time voter - I met her last weekend, volunteering at my local Obama campaign office. We've been working together eve...

Belgrade's US Embassy Set on Fire

AP | SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BELGRADE, Serbia — Serb rioters broke into the U.S. Embassy Thursday and set fire to an office after a massive protest against Kosovo's independ...