Balkans

Montenegro sacks Serbian-born football coach for boycotting game between Montenegro and Kosovo

Serbian-born football coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic was removed from his position as Montenegro’s national team chief on Saturday after he boycotted the game between Montenegro and … Read more

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Once again, the morning briefing, leads with death, this time of two women in a traffic accident in Mosta. This our selection of … Read more

Widow of late Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic has died in Russia

 

Once dubbed “Lady Macbeth of the Balkans,” Mirjana Markovic, the widow of ex-Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic has died in Russia. Her husband died in … Read more

Over 10,000 protest to end Montenegrin’s President 30-year rule

More than 10,000 people marched on Saturday through Montenegro’s capital, Podgorica, to call for the end of Montenegrin President Milo Đukanović’s 30-year long rule.

It … Read more

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Kosovo president visits disputed area

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Kosovo’s president made a rare visit on Saturday to a disputed, mainly ethnic Serb area in the north of the country, angering Belgrade just three … Read more

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Balkans – Disinformation age challenges in the new ‘battle’ for Macedonia

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As Macedonians prepare for the most important vote in their nation’s history, scores of Facebook posts are urging voters to burn their ballots. Hundreds of … Read more

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EU committed to Iranian nuclear deal; wants the US to exempt the bloc from steel tariffs

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The EU remains firmly committed to the Iranian nuclear deal, and it wants the US to permanently exempt the bloc from steel tariffs.

Donald Tusk, … Read more

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Balkans : It is open hunting season on independent thinkers

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POLITICO reports that in the Balkans the West is fighting back against Russia in a battle for influence in the Balkans. But although the European … Read more