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The spectre of the bloody Yugoslav wars from the 1990s returns to haunt Serbian reservists.
Bulgaria's quiet repayment of its IMF debt shows how the country has come to take financial stability for granted
By Nikolay Petrov in Sofia
Serbia may experience another blow to its international image, due to an increasing number of incidents based on all kinds of intolerance.
Roma-language TV and radio have experienced difficulties with the regulatory authorities, but Roma broadcasters continue to reach a substantial audience.
Community sets up Roma internet center to boost minority’s education level.
A pioneering enterprise in Vojvodina gives farmers from the Roma community greater access to the market.
The Belgrade authorities say plans to move hundreds of Roma residents from their slum will go ahead, in spite of opposition from other inhabitants of the city who do not want the Roma as their neighbours.
With little schooling or financial resources, it is tough for Serbia’s Roma to make it to university, but the government’s affirmative action is beginning to signal a change for the better.
Clinton and Blair still savour “victory” in Kosovo, but an unfolding crisis over the UN-administered entity’s status exposes fundamental flaws in the NATO intervention of 1999.