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This Week in World War I, November 28-December 5, 1915

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 11.29.2015 | World
Joseph V. Micallef

The Balkan Front was a 900-mile front that stretched from the Isonzo River valley in northeast Italy to the Romanian Black Sea coast. The front consisted of a series of largely separate campaigns.

Branko's Bottom

Christina Oxenberg | Posted 11.23.2015 | Comedy
Christina Oxenberg

I heard tell of a tale of a child, aged five, a girl, was standing beside a grown man when he made the reckless move of stooping. His flat ass, in gra...

The Long Journey of Syrian Refugees

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 11.23.2015 | Impact
Catholic Relief Services

It was in mid-June that we first started noticing the refugees in Serbia, the people filling up the parks, the bus and train stations, even shopping malls. You did not even have to talk to them to know that they were not tourists, that behind those faces were stories of desperation.

Courageous Refugees, Cowardly Politicians

Donna McKay | Posted 11.19.2015 | World
Donna McKay

At a time when these courageous individuals need the world's protection the most, many politicians are using the Paris attacks for political gain, introducing hateful policies they don't even have the authority to implement.

Do U.S. & EU Now Need Bosnia as Partner Even More Than Vice Versa?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 11.17.2015 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Rather than be source of creating false barriers between the U.S. and BiH, we must move beyond the Dayton Accords, regardless of how we judge it historically, to the next level of advancement of shared strategic interests and political values.

Vampire Literature

Christina Oxenberg | Posted 11.16.2015 | Arts
Christina Oxenberg

I love Serbia and I love the lyrical language. Slowly I penetrate, lazily learning words, identifying enough so I can spy on conversations. I find the old city of Belgrade genteel as a dowager with its ancient streets and tiled, slouching village houses and balconies topped with potted red flowers.

This Week in World War I, October 25-31, 1915

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 10.25.2015 | World
Joseph V. Micallef

The Second Serbian Campaign: October-December 1915 Serbian Troops on the Stava River, Summer 1915 The first Serbian campaign commenced on July 29, ...

Watch 450 Rescue Dogs Frolic With Reckless Abandon On Serbian Farm

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 10.22.2015 | Good News

EmbedContent(56290a55e4b0aac0b8fbec44,,Embed,html,Some({})) All dogs may go to heaven, but these these pups have already found their paradise here on ...

Liberland: An Interview With Founder Vit Jedlicka

Lan Anh Vu | Posted 10.21.2015 | World
Lan Anh Vu

Vit Jedlicka is the founder and President of the Free Republic of Liberland. On April 13, 2015, Liberland was founded by Jedlicka and two fellow libertarians and is located on seven square kilometers of unclaimed land along the Croatian and Serbian border.

7 Devastating Photos that Depict Harsh Realities of the Migrant and Refugee Trail

Vocativ | Posted 10.21.2015 | World

Images circulating on Instagram captured images of wet children chilled to the bone and their parents exasperated and desperate to move on with their journey.

Find Azam Before It's Too Late

Chaker Khazaal | Posted 10.20.2015 | World
Chaker Khazaal

Finding Azam urgently requires worldwide action and commitment from each one of us. We need to issue a worldwide AMBER alert, we need full cooperation of local authorities, interpol, and the members of the international community to stop this disaster and prevent it from happening again.

As Borders In West Balkans Tighten, Migrants And Refugees Left Stranded

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 10.19.2015 | World

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Kosovo Party Leader Smoke Bombs Parliament To Protest New Deal

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 10.08.2015 | World

Here's one way to get your colleagues' attention when things don't go your way. In Kosovo's live-streamed parliamentary session on Thursday, Albin Kur...

U.S.-South Korea Alliance Treats Pentagon as Department of Foreign Welfare

Doug Bandow | Posted 10.03.2015 | World
Doug Bandow

U.S. foreign policy should reflect global realities. When they change, so should Washington's approach to the world. The radical transformation of Northeast Asia over the last six decades requires a similarly radical transformation of U.S. policy.

Serbia Compares Croatia To Nazis

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.24.2015 | World

ZAGREB/BELGRADE, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Former Yugoslav foes Serbia and Croatia traded embargoes and insults on Thursday in the latest fallout from Euro...

Report From The Serbia-Croatia Border: The Refugee Crisis In Europe Is Getting Worse

Christoph Asche | Posted 09.18.2015 | World
Christoph Asche

Border security won't let anyone cross, not even Croatian citizens. "It's crazy, what's happening here," says a Croatian truck driver. "What does this have to do with Europe? I'm not even allowed to return to my own country."

Croatia Can No Longer Accept Refugees, But They're On Their Way There Anyway

HuffPost Germany | Christoph Asche | Posted 09.18.2015 | World

The small Hungarian village of Roszke, which is located on the border with Serbia, has for weeks been the main venue for the refugee crisis in Eur...

Croatia Worries Refugees May Run Into Minefields

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 09.16.2015 | World

ZAGREB, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Croatian demining experts have been sent to a border area where migrants began crossing on foot from Serbia on Wednesday,...

Refugees Stranded On Edge Of Europe After Hungary Slams Border Shut

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 09.15.2015 | World

The main gateway to Europe for hundreds of thousands of refugees and migrants was slammed shut on Tuesday when Hungary sealed its southern border. Hu...

7 Ways You Can Help Syrian Refugees

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 09.11.2015 | Impact
Catholic Relief Services

Continued warfare in Syria, and violence in places like Iraq and Afghanistan, has contributed to the surge of refugees from those countries, while deteriorating economic conditions in places like Sub-Saharan Africa has led people to Europe in search of a better life.

Acts of Loving Kindness & Profound Cruelty

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 09.08.2015 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

I believe two of the litmus tests by which we can judge any society are to investigate both the ways in which societies treat their children, and the ways in which they treat animals. In some countries around the world, we have clear evidence of the poaching of animals for their body parts, such as tusks and as trophies.

Seduction Diplomacy

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 09.03.2015 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

As nationalism may seduce the masses, so may vanity have the same effect upon individual diplomats engaged in conflict resolution. While some may debate what strategic interests, conspiracies or prejudices are at play in motivating policy, too frequently it may be the egos of the personalities involved.

Hungary Plans Migrant Holding Camps Amid Clampdown At Border

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.28.2015 | World

BUDAPEST, Aug 28 (Reuters) -- Hungary plans to tighten laws on migration next week and set up holding camps near Serbia but would only send soldiers ...

CRS Cares for Migrants in Serbia

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 08.07.2015 | Impact
Catholic Relief Services

Imagine, for a second, your favorite public park. Now imagine that park as a temporary home to thousands of people fleeing war, violence and poverty.

Kindness and Art Trump Commerce

Sandy Thomas | Posted 08.06.2015 | Arts
Sandy Thomas

We were at Fringe Central, which is the building where performers who are registered with the Fringe can hang out. There's wi-fi, a copy machine, café area, and helpful people who are in the same boat as you are (if you're putting a show on this year).