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Pro-EU Serbian PM wins election landslide: official results

Belgrade - Serbia's pro-EU Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic won a landslide victory in the country's general election, the electoral commission confirmed Monday after nearly all the ballots were counted.Vucic's Serbian Progressive Party won 48.

Serbia's pro-European PM set for landslide win

Belgrade - Serbia's pro-European Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic was set to win a landslide victory in Sunday's general election, according to initial projections.Vucic's Serbian Progressive Party was on track to take 52.

Far-right set to make gains as EU hopeful Serbia votes

Belgrade - Serbians voted Sunday in a general election that was likely to return pro-European Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic to power but also give a voice in parliament to the pro-Russian far-right.

Serbia struggles to sell off communist-era companies

Serbia - Deep in a western Serbian valley, the town of Priboj despairs at the decline of a truck factory that was once its lifeblood -- and is now symbolic of the country's failing state-owned companies.

Serbia defends decision to honour Sudan's Bashir

Belgrade - Serbia's presidency on Thursday defended its decision to decorate Sudan's president and genocide suspect Omar al-Bashir, saying he was honoured for refusing to recognise Kosovo.

Kosovo's former premier Thaci becomes president

Pristina - Kosovo's powerful former premier Hashim Thaci was sworn in as president Thursday in a session boycotted by opposition parties which dispute his election to the top job.

Djokovic surges past Federer as money leader in men’s tennis

Following his victory at the Miami Open, world number one Novak Djokovic of Serbia has become the all-time money leader on the ATP Tour.

Blast ahead of Serbian PM visit in Kosovo

Belgrade - An explosive device was thrown and automatic weapons were fired at a sports hall in northern Kosovo on Sunday, some 12 hours before Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic visited it, Serbian media reported, adding that there were no casualties.

UN court indefinitely halts Croatian Serb rebel's trial: Lawyer

Belgrade - The UN war crimes tribunal has indefinitely halted the trial of former Croatian Serb rebel leader Goran Hadzic, who was provisionally released a year ago for ill health, his lawyer said Saturday.

'Political' UN war crimes court failed to reconcile Balkans: Serbia

Belgrade - Serbia's prime minister lashed out Friday at the UN war crimes court that tried Ultranationalist Serb leader Vojislav Seselj, accusing it of being "political" and failing to reconcile the Balkans.

Politics and war crimes: key figures in Balkan wars

Belgrade - Radical Serb leader Vojislav Seselj was acquitted Thursday on all charges arising from the 1990s Balkan conflicts in the latest verdict handed down by the UN's International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.

Seselj: Serb firebrand accused of inciting 1990s horrors

Belgrade - Accused of poisoning the minds of his forces who committed "unspeakable" atrocities, hardline Serb nationalist Vojislav Seselj today seems more concerned with his attempted political comeback than a potential war crimes conviction.

Serbia returns seized property of Holocaust victims to Jews

Belgrade - In 1945, Aleksandar Lebl returned to Serbia after escaping the extermination of Jews in World War II and reclaimed his family's confiscated house.

Balkan activists support detained ex-ICTY spokeswoman

Belgrade - A hundred Balkan rights groups, journalists and activists declared their support Monday for a former prosecutorial spokeswoman at the Yugoslav war crimes court after she was detained by the tribunal.

Serbia, Russia criticise UN court after Karadzic verdict

Belgrade - Serbia and Russia on Friday criticised the UN war crimes tribunal, alleging bias after it convicted wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic of genocide.

Key points about 1990s Balkan wars

Belgrade - The Hague-based war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia handed down its most high-profile verdict yet, Thursday sentencing former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic to 40 years in jail after finding him guilty of genocide.

Karadzic: Bosnia's 'evil' genocide mastermind

Belgrade - To his supporters a hero who stood up for his people, Radovan Karadzic is to others a monster who brought the horror of genocide back to Europe half a century after the defeat of the Nazis.

Karadzic: Many-faced Serb accused of Bosnian war horrors

Belgrade - Psychiatrist, poet, president, alleged war criminal -- even New Age healer. Radovan Karadzic has certainly had a varied life.

Man blows himself up in Belgrade bakery: Police

Belgrade - A man blew himself up in a bakery in the centre of the Serbian capital Belgrade on Monday, police said, adding that the blast did not appear to be terror-related.

Missiles found on plane bound for Portland were for training

Belgrade - When a bomb-sniffing dog at an airport in Belgrade sniffed out two missiles in a cargo package on a passenger flight from Lebanon that was bound for Portland, Maine, it raised a few eyebrows.
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