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Milosevic allies in power with new look, 15 years on

Belgrade - When jubilant crowds stormed Belgrade's parliament 15 years ago and ousted Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic, few could have imagined that his allies would be in power today -- and firmly backing European integration.

Serbia and Croatia in border war of words over migrants

Belgrade - Croatia and Serbia were at each other's throats Thursday in a border dispute triggered by Europe's migrant crisis, with the former foes slamming tit-for-tat restrictions on cross-border traffic.

Belgrade Gay Pride march expresses solidarity with migrants

Belgrade - Belgrade's Gay Pride parade, only the second since a ban was lifted, took place under tight security but without major incident Sunday, with participants urging European solidarity with the wave of migrants crossing the Balkans to reach the European Un...

Croatia closes border crossings with Serbia over migrants

Zagreb - Croatia on Thursday closed seven of the country's eight border crossings with Serbia "until further notice" following a massive influx of migrants and refugees, the interior ministry said.

Children separated from families in Hungary border chaos: Amnesty

London - Children were separated from their families by police in chaotic scenes as migrants broke through Serbia's border with Hungary on Wednesday, Amnesty International said.

Hungarian military vehicles mounted with guns at Serb border

R - Three "Humvee" Hungarian army military vehicles mounted with guns arrived at the border with Serbia on Wednesday evening as police engaged in major clashes with migrants, an AFP reporter at the scene said.

Hungary police fire tear gas at migrants at Serbia border

R - Hungarian police fired tear gas and water cannon on Wednesday at several hundred migrants protesting at being unable to cross the border from Serbia, AFP reporters said.

Despair, confusion for migrants hitting closed Hungary border

R - There was despair and confusion for the hundreds of migrants arriving at the Hungarian border on Monday to discover it had been closed just a few hours before.

Closing the gap: moment of despair for refugees shut out of Hungary

R - When the moment came on Monday, it was sudden. Burly Hungarian police stepped in, the razor-wire was uncurled and Europe got a new hard barricade along its southern border.

Hungarian police close main entry point for migrants

R - Hungarian police on Monday closed off the main crossing point for thousands of migrants entering from Serbia every day, AFP journalists saw.

Desperation as record numbers of migrants rush into Hungary

R - As night fell on Sunday at the refugee transit camp just inside the Hungarian border, confusion reigned over the ever-shifting news and rumours from around Europe.

Serbia charges 8 over Srebrenica massacre

Belgrade - Serbia's war crimes prosecutor on Thursday charged eight men with participation in the 1995 slaughter of some 8,000 Muslims in Srebrenica, the worst atrocity in Europe since World War II.

Migrants break through Hungary police lines on Serbia border

R - Several hundred migrants broke through police lines at Hungary's main border crossing with Serbia Tuesday, forcing police to use pepper spray on one occasion to move a group off a main road.

Mass identification fraud committed as Pakistanis become "Syrian"

As the European Migrant Crisis deepens, authorities have discovered that not all Syrian refugees now seeking a new life in Europe are from the war-ravaged country.

Iraqis face impossible dilemma in pursuit of German asylum dream

For hours a group of Iraqis has been debating the next step as they stand on an abandoned train track that runs from northern Serbia near Kanjiza into southern Hungary, where police wait to take new arrivals to camps for registration.

Migrants face indignity, corruption and fear on Balkan route

Belgrade - After the cruelty of smugglers, long waits in the sun, short nights in cold camps and interminable train and bus rides, migrants and refugees taking the Balkans route into Europe feel their dignity has been stripped away.

Srebenica Muslim commander charged with war crimes

Sarajevo - A former Bosnian Muslim commander named Naser Oric was charged alongside one of his former lieutenants Thursday with war crimes during the country's 1992-1995 war, Bosnian prosecutors said.

Refugee wave into hotspot Hungary hits new record high

R - As Hungary scrambles to ramp up defences on its border with Serbia, refugees continued to surge into the country in record numbers, police figures confirmed Thursday.

Recalling their own war, Belgraders embrace Syrian refugees

Belgrade - Gordan Paunovic couldn't sleep the night after he met a Syrian refugee family in a Belgrade park, where hundreds of migrants pause for a rest before continuing their journey towards EU.

Serbia and Kosovo hail 'landmark' agreements

Belgrade - Serbia and Kosovo voiced satisfaction Wednesday with an EU-brokered deal that marked a major step forward in normalising ties between the former foes, and boosted hopes of faster accession to the European Union.

Serbia, Kosovo in 'landmark' agreements

Brussels - Serbia and Kosovo reached a "landmark" agreement in several key areas on Tuesday in a major step towards normalising ties after war and Pristina's unilateral declaration of independence, the EU said.

Exhausted migrants reach Serbia, dreaming of Western Europe

Serbia - In a dusty field on Serbia's border with Macedonia, thousands of migrants hoping to reach a better future in western Europe are offered some respite from their perilous journeys.

Migrant wave enters EU member Hungary after Macedonia hold-up

Budapest - More than 1,000 migrants and refugees arrived in EU member Hungary late Monday, the first of around 7,000 who found their gruelling journey to Europe blocked when Macedonia declared a state of emergency last week.

More migrants heading for EU as crisis deepens

Presevo - At least 2,000 more migrants flooded overnight into Serbia in a desperate journey to try and go on to Hungary, the door into the European Union, a UN official said Monday.

Thousands of migrants cross Macedonia, Serbia heading for EU

Presevo - Thousands of migrants, mostly Syrian refugees, travelled through Macedonia and Serbia on Sunday towards western Europe, as Italy's foreign minister said the escalating crisis threatened the bloc's "soul".

Convicted Serb war criminal Mrksic dies

Lisbon - A former Serb army commander serving a 20-year sentence for his role in the massacre of Croats during the Balkans wars has died in Lisbon at the age of 68, the Portuguese government said Tuesday.

Time running out for migrants on Serbia-Hungary border

Serbia - The 100 or so refugees set off early evening, hoping that the short walk across Serbia's border into Hungary will be the last leg of their treacherous journey into the EU.The group are mostly Syrians.

Croatia celebrates, Serbia mourns military operation 20 years on

Zagreb - Zagreb cheered and Belgrade wept on Tuesday as they marked the 20th anniversary of Operation Storm, which ended the war sparked by Croatia's proclamation of independence from Yugoslavia and caused an exodus of Croatian Serbs.

Kosovo's parliament votes in favour of war crime court

Pristina - Kosovo's parliament on Monday amended the constitution to allow the creation of a special EU-backed court to examine war crimes allegedly committed by ethnic Albanian guerrillas during the 1998-1999 war.

Serbia questions TV hostess in lottery fraud probe

Belgrade - Eleven people have been questioned and the boss of Serbia's state lottery forced to resign in a fraud probe into an extraordinary "coincidence" in a live television draw, an interior ministry spokesman told AFP.
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