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27 May 15

Serbian PM’s Visit to Tirana Divides Albanians

Historic’ visit to Tirana seen as unlikely to break down the wall of suspicion that has divided Serbs and Albanians for generations.

belgrade-recalls-tito-s-golden-age
26 May 15

Belgrade Remembers Tito’s ‘Golden Age’

Thirty-five years after Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito died, his admirers, led by Belgrade’s Communist association and fuelled by nostalgia, staged their annual celebration of his rule.

serbian-art-purchases-leave-artists-short-changed
25 May 15

Serbian Art Purchases Leave Artists Short-Changed

The Ministry of Culture has opened a new call for the purchase of art works - but some of the artists who sold their work a year ago say they still have not been paid.

migrants-pause-for-breath-in-belgrade-parks
25 May 15

Migrants Pause for Breath in Belgrade Parks

More and more migrants from war-torn countries are stopping off in Belgrade en route for the wealthier countries of the West.

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22 May 15

President and Premier Pull Different Ways in Serbia

Disagreements between the head of state and the government lover key foreign policy issues are becoming ever more obvious.

apologies-only-part-of-reconciliation-process
22 May 15

War Crimes: Why ‘Sorry’ is Never Enough

Leading Serb politicians have apologised to Bosniaks for wartime crimes, but experts and victims say that without more concrete gestures of reconciliation, their words mean little.

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19 May 15

Wave of Women’s Murders Angers Serbian NGOs

Women's rights groups say official negligence and a culture of turning a blind eye is to blame for the rising number of killings in the home.

crunch-time-looms-for-reforms-in-serbia
18 May 15

Crunch Time Looms for Reforms in Serbia

With the toughest reforms yet to come, the risk of some key reforms being abandoned in the face of resistance is growing, experts say.

serbia-bangs-drum-over-greater-albania
15 May 15

Serbia Bangs Drum over Greater Albania

After the violence in Kumanovo, Serbia’s media, politicians and experts have rushed to warn of the dangers of a Greater Albania – a campaign that some say suits the Serbian government’s interests.

kosovo-massacres-trial-understanding-the-acquittal
14 May 15

Kosovo Massacres Trial: Understanding the Acquittal

Sixteen years after Serbian forces killed 44 Kosovo Albanians in the village of Cuska, 11 former fighters are awaiting retrial for the alleged war crime - but how did Belgrade’s appeals court justify acquitting them?

vucic-spares-his-men-from-threatened-reshuffle
07 May 15

Vucic Spares ‘His’ Men from Threatened Reshuffle

For six months, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic has been announcing a reshuffle at the same time as protecting a number of ministers who are evidently controversial and unsuccessful.

a-serbian-village-trying-to-forget
06 May 15

A Serbian Village Trying to Forget

Twenty-three years after Croats started fleeing the ethnically-mixed village of Hrtkovci in the Serbian province of Vojvodina, many people prefer not to remember the nationalist rally that sparked the exodus.

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05 May 15

Investors Doubtful About Success of Serbia's Reforms

A survey of German companies in Serbia shows that foreign investors are unconvinced that the latest economic reforms will deliver results.

saviour-of-belgrade-s-broken-brollies
04 May 15

Saviour of Belgrade’s Broken Brollies

Ljubinka Boskovic is like a magician - after 34 years of mending busted umbrellas in the Serbian capital, there isn’t one she can’t fix.

top-belgrade-getaways-for-may-day
30 Apr 15

Top Belgrade Getaways for May Day

Be it with a trip to the mountains, a lake or a dense forest, Belgraders – as well as the rest of Serbia – are looking forward to celebrating another May Day.