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Soccer Fans' Racist 'Monkey Chants' Cause Brazilian Star To Leave Game In Tears

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 02.21.2017 | Sports

Partizan Belgrade’s Everton Luiz played an entire soccer game against Rad Belgrade on Sunday as rival fans hurled racist chants and remarks at him. ...

Fatima’s Fate: An Escape Bid That Ended In Tragedy

Refugees Deeply | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 01.31.2017 | Home

Desperate decisions on the road to refuge left a young Afghan mother disabled, bereaved and stranded. Her story illustrates the appalling risks Afghan...

The Virus Of Serbian Nationalism

David L. Phillips | Posted 01.11.2017 | Home
David L. Phillips

Ramush Haradinaj, the former Prime Minister of Kosovo, was arrested in Paris on January 4 under a 11-year old Interpol warrant requested by Serbia. The Government of Serbia demands France extradite Haradinaj to face war crimes charges.

Migrants Battle Freezing Temperatures And Cold Shoulder At Hungarian Border

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 01.10.2017 | Home

Dozens of Asian, Afghan and Pakistani migrants, some with children, are camping out in makeshift tents in temperatures as low as minus 20 degrees Cels...

Calming The Waters: Why The Balkans Need To Adopt To Climate Change

Fron Nahzi | Posted 11.05.2016 | Home
Fron Nahzi

Two weeks ago, the Prime Ministers of Serbia and Albania met in Belgrade to talk about issues that threaten the stability of Southeastern Europe. The...

25% of Americans Threaten To Leave If Trump Is Elected: Where Will They Go

Arkady Bukh | Posted 11.01.2016 | Politics
Arkady Bukh

Departing America is not in Hillary Clinton's destiny, with the Democratic presidential nominee emphasizing the billionaire wouldn't be president.

Refugees Belgrade , Women in Black

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 11.02.2016 | Home
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Jasmina Tesanovic

You can’t tell who is craziest: the refugees, the police or those women, said a local shopkeeper. He made a cross over his chest, to express his sin...

Hillary Clinton, Wannabe Global Dominatrix And Liberal Neocon, Plans More Stupid Wars

Doug Bandow | Posted 10.17.2016 | Politics
Doug Bandow

About the only reason to hope for a Clinton victory is her flawed opponent, Donald Trump. Yet despite his many failings, he remains superior to Clinton when it comes to foreign policy.

Trump Denies Calling Bombing Of Yugoslavia A 'Big Mistake' [UPDATE]

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.15.2016 | Politics

The campaign of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump denied Thursday that he ever gave an interview to a Serbian publication that attributed q...

Going To War Should Be A Last, Not First, Resort For The U.S.

Doug Bandow | Posted 10.01.2016 | Home
Doug Bandow

A couple of Rand Corporation scholars have discovered America's problem vis-à-vis Russia: Washington isn't willing to use its military as much. This has given Moscow an apparently unfair advantage in challenging America. Maybe Washington should reconsider its policy, they suggest.

5 Countries Where You Can Create Tech Companies and Marvel at Art

Milena Milićević | Posted 09.12.2016 | Business
Milena Milićević

How does the idea of being your own boss sound to you? So often we may get tempted to consider only the perks of the entrepreneurial life. Just im...

Slavic Cool?

Rudy Koshar | Posted 09.06.2016 | Travel
Rudy Koshar

“Slavic cool” is everywhere these days. As Seth Sherwood writes in a recent New York Times travel article, it is especially evident in Belgrade, f...

Archaeologists Unearth Magic Spells And Ancient Skeletons In Serbia

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 08.10.2016 | Home

KOSTOLAC, Serbia, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Archaeologists are trying to decipher magic spells etched onto tiny rolls of gold and silver that they found along...

The Communal Police: Death Squad Of A Dying Political Regime

Sasa Milosevic | Posted 07.11.2016 | Home
Sasa Milosevic

When the Council of Europe, in 2009 decided to support forming the Communal Police in Serbia, citizens through the country were presented with a promotional campaign. It was seen as a step towards the implementation of EU standards in the Serbian legislature, on its ultimate voyage towards EU membership.

Fake Briton

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 07.05.2016 | Home
Jasmina Tesanovic

A secession from the Brussels empire is not the end of the whole world, nor will everything collapse because the British are at their wits' end. But I don't think the British can ever recapture the national myth of authenticity that they now perform as a rhetoric.

Institutionalized and Isolated: How Serbia is Failing Children with Disabilities

Kim Samuel | Posted 06.09.2016 | Impact
Kim Samuel

As a passionate advocate for improving the lives of people with disabilities, I'm always eager to learn how different countries approach the obligatio...

Hillary Clinton Criticizes Donald Trump, Reveals Herself to Be Queen of War

Doug Bandow | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics
Doug Bandow

Clinton's biggest problem in this case is her foreign policy record. Most Americans don't want to intervene more overseas, but Clinton is not most Americans. She is the Democratic neoconservative, a veritable war queen, who backed every major conflict fought by the U.S. over the last quarter century.

Walls and Bosnia 24 Years After?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 05.22.2016 | Home
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

This is not just about Bosnia but rather the reactionary appeal of nationalism, populism and manifestations of walls, physical and psychological.

U.S. and NATO Should End New Cold War With Russia

Doug Bandow | Posted 05.22.2016 | Home
Doug Bandow

It's good that NATO and Russia met. Dialogue should continue, with the EU and U.S. prepared to negotiate a deal normalizing relations.However, the allies won't know without trying. And everyone would benefit from ending the current impasse. Especially the Ukrainian people.

Stuck in the Ukrainian Conundrum: U.S. and Europe Need to Drop Sanctions and Negotiate a Way Out

Doug Bandow | Posted 04.15.2016 | Home
Doug Bandow

Many Ukrainians expect America and Europe to save them. Suggest that they are living a fantasy gets you tarred as a blatant fool and Russian stooge. Yet Ukraine shouldn't waste time posing as a fairy tale maiden in distress waiting for rescue by the Western knight in shining armor. Kiev risks ending up as a failed state.

Serbian Ultranationalist Vojislav Seselj's Acquittal: A Travesty of Justice

Samuel Ramani | Posted 04.07.2016 | Home
Samuel Ramani

On March 31, 2016, the International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) controversially acquitted Serbian nationalist Vojislav Seselj of war crimes.

An historic Week: Bringing War Criminals to Justice

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 03.27.2016 | Home
Stefan Simanowitz

The fact that these cases were heard in the same week may be merely coincidental, but it nevertheless sends out a strong signal that commanders who commit or permit atrocities will ultimately be held responsible.

When A Great Artist Becomes His Country's Conscience

Yehia Ghanem | Posted 03.25.2016 | Home
Yehia Ghanem

It was July 1992 when I returned to my assignment in Croatia after a brief vacation in Egypt, only this time Croatia wasn't the main destination, rather it was Bosnia.

Former Bosnian Serb Leader Karadzic Guilty Of Srebrenica Genocide

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.10.2017 | Home

THE HAGUE, March 24 (Reuters) - Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was sentenced to 40 years in jail by U.N judges who found him found guilty...

A True Artist Will Outlive a Thousand World Leaders!

Yehia Ghanem | Posted 03.23.2016 | Home
Yehia Ghanem

The Serbo-Croatian war was my first assignment as a war correspondent. I began coverage from the Serbian side; then weeks later moved to the Croatian side.