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Ivana Sekularac

Bosnia's Mladic orchestrated Europe's worst atrocities since World War Two

Jun 08 2021

BELGRADE/THE HAGUE (Reuters) -Ratko Mladic was dubbed the "Butcher of Bosnia" for terrorising the capital Sarajevo with a 43-month siege and presiding over the 1995 massacre of up to 8,000 Muslims in a U.N.-designated “safe area”, Europe's worst atrocity since World War Two.

Kosovo heads for political shake-up in elections on Sunday

Feb 12 2021

PRISTINA An anti-establishment party was expected to take the lead in parliamentary elections in Kosovo on Sunday, complicating Western efforts to broker an end to a territorial dispute with Serbia that has hobbled its 13 years of independence.

UPDATE 1-Serbia sees production of Sputnik V by the year-end - president

Feb 05 2021

* Serbia wants to produce Russia's Sputnik V vaccine - president (Adds details)

Serbia sees production of Sputnik V by the year-end - president

Feb 05 2021

BELGRADE, Feb 5 Serbia will invest as much as necessary to start domestic production of Russia's Sputnik V by the end of the year, President Aleksandar Vucic said on Friday.

COVID-19 infections soar across Western Balkans, hospitals struggling to cope

Oct 30 2020

ZAGREB/BELGRADE COVID-19 infections are rocketing across the Western Balkans with hospitals close to being overwhelming by incoming patients, prompting a race to build additional clinics with case numbers likely to peak in coming weeks.

Serbia's Vucic plays down hopes for quick political deal with Kosovo

Sep 22 2020

BELGRADE Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic played down hopes on Tuesday that a U.S.-mediated agreement on economic cooperation with Kosovo could lead soon to a political deal with the former province. | Video

Serbia suspends Belarus military drill, citing EU pressure

Sep 09 2020

BELGRADE Serbia suspended military drills with foreign troops for six months on Wednesday, halting planned joint exercises with Russia in protest-hit Belarus, after what the government termed pressure from the European Union.

Serbia to hold Europe's first election since coronavirus lockdown

Jun 19 2020

BELGRADE Serbia will hold Europe's first national election on Sunday since the continent went into coronavirus lockdown three months ago, with protective masks made available to voters at polling stations to guard against the spread of COVID-19.

Serbia to ease lockdown this weekend despite health warnings

Apr 30 2020

BELGRADE Facing growing public discontent, the Serbian government has decided to ease coronavirus lockdown measures this weekend despite warnings by doctors.

Serbia sends four planes carrying medical equipment to Italy

Apr 25 2020

BELGRADE Serbia sent four planes carrying medical equipment including gloves, masks and protective suits to Italy on Saturday as a donation to help the EU member state tackle the spread of coronavirus.

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'Pingdemic' puts Britain's food supply under strain

LONDON (Reuters) -British supermarkets said on Thursday that some products were in short supply and petrol stations had been forced to close after the official health app told hundreds of thousands of workers to isolate following contact with someone with COVID-19.