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Kafu earned his reputation from singing Qur’anic verses. But then he found Bob Marley and was inspired to created a new music band , Gypsy Groove, fusing Balkans Roma music, mixed with jazz and reggae.
His work attacking Einstein’s theory of special relativity may have been dismissed by his peers, but Dr Shukri Klinaku, a politician turned physicist, remains square behind his new book.
Running for the post of mayor of Belgrade for the third time, Vucic has shifted from hard-core nationalist to EU-oriented politician.
The former student protester turned mayor has proved his worth in running the metropolis - and is seen by many as a future leader of Serbia.
From his student days to now, as leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, Jovanovic has always insisted Serbia must take responsibility for its war crimes if it wishes to make real progress.
The speaker of parliament, who remains dedicated to the medical profession, has now added the post of acting head of state to her considerable biography.
He may have learned his politics from Serbia's disgraced strongman Slobodan Milosevic but his ambition has helped him put that all behind him.
The leader of G17 Plus, now United Regions, combines musical talents with a gift for staying close to the seat of power.
This shy academic rallied Serbs against Slobodan Milosevic, but his obsession with Kosovo since then has helped marginalise him on the political scene.
If Serbia holds early presidential elections this year, Nikolic will again try to seize the role that has eluded him for the last 12 years.
One of the most valiant fighters against corruption in Serbia, Barac did not live to see all her efforts pay off.
Back in the 1980s no one would have guessed that such a brilliant academic would end up in an international court accused of war crimes. Today the nationalist fanatic who dreamed of an ethnically cleansed Greater Serbia is waiting the court's verdict.
The pro-Western, George Clooney look-alike president is riding high right now, having apparently pulled off his twin-track policy of winning on ‘Both the EU and Kosovo’.
To the media in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the arrest of Radovan Karadzic, indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, ICTY, for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, was a true sensation, and one to be exploited day after day.
The Serbian Anti-Corruption Agency is fighting to survive between its institutional framework and the constant pressure of different political parties.