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Serbia wants baby boom, but couples seem not in the mood

Dec 10, 2018 - 8:59 PM

'Let babies' cries be heard!' is another of the baby-making slogans Serbia is busy producing – while it struggles to increase actual births

SHRINKING POPULATION. A woman walks with a child trough Belgrade's fortress gates, in Belgrade, on December 6, 2018. Photo by  Andrej Isakovic/AFP

Barcelona through to last 16 as Liverpool suffers shock loss

Nov 07, 2018 - 10:30 AM

Still playing minus Messi, Barcelona qualifies for the knockout stage of the Champions League

DRAW. Inter Milan's Kwadwo Asamoah (left) and Barcelona's Malcom go for the ball during their UEFA Champions League Group B match. Photo by Miguel Medina/AFP

Man shoots dead 5, injures 20 in Serbian cafe – police

Jul 02, 2016 - 3:35 PM

Updated Police say the man entered the cafe and opened fire with an automatic rifle killing his wife and another woman

Belgrade rolls out red carpet for Chinese president

Jun 18, 2016 - 12:30 AM

‘It’s a meeting of a brother to a brother ’ MNLF chairman Abul Khayr Alonto tells reporters

Croatia, Serbia calm migrant border tensions after EU wades in

Sep 26, 2015 - 9:59 AM

Over the past week the two neighbors have been locked in their worst spat since the 1990s Yugoslavian conflict imposing tit for tat border restrictions over the human exodus seeking passage through the Balkans to northern Europe

SHARED BORDER. Refugees wait to enter Croatia at the Serbia-Croatia border town of Berkasovo, Serbia, September 25, 2015. Photo by Antonio Bat/EPA

Belgrade Gay Pride march expresses solidarity with migrants

Sep 20, 2015 - 10:19 PM

Europe open your gates reads a huge black banner with pink letters

PARADE. Gay rights activists march during the Pride parade in downtown Belgrade, Serbia, on September 20, 2015. Photo by Koca Sulejmanovic/EPA

Balkan states have 'clear prospect' of joining EU

Jun 07, 2014 - 10:03 PM

Aspiring European Union entrants must meet key democratic benchmarks before being considered candidates to join a process which then takes many years as the nations bring their legislation in line with the bloc

Belgrade braces for flooding after deadly rains

May 18, 2014 - 5:32 PM

The disaster has claimed at least 30 lives and forced thousands of people from their homes in Serbia and neighboring Bosnia

STATE OF EMERGENCY. A family is being evacuated by a boat in the town of Obrenovac, 30 kilometers south-west of Belgrade, Serbia. A state of emergency has been declared in Serbia due to severe floods caused by rain falling for more than 48 hours. Photo by Andrej Cukij/ EPA