Sun, May 19 2013
Serbian president Boris Tadic.
Bosiljka Mladic was taken to a court in Belgrade on June 9 2010 and questioned by a judge about an automatic firearm, a hunting rifle and several pistols discovered in the Mladic family home in 2008.
Karadzic trial delayed after opening defence statement
Spain, current holder of the rotating presidency of the EU, will do its utmost to achieve progress in the process of integrating the Western Balkans into the bloc, its foreign minister says.
Serbian president Boris Tadic to tell UNSC of ‘threat to safety’ of region by outgoing Croatian president.
Official decision by Serbia's Boris Tadic follows confirmation that Kosovo president Fatmir Sejdiu will be present.
Snapshots of 14 Central and Eastern European countries as the dawn of 2010 found them
Stejpan Mesic, president of Croatia, visits Pristina on January 8, timing his visit a day after the Serbian Christmas to avoid offending Belgrade, which already is irked by Zagreb’s recognition of Kosovo. Serbia-Croatia relations are tense over rival genocide claims.
Protesters blocked the road to the Kosovo monastery where the Serbian president is spending the Serbian Orthodox Christmas, while Tadic delivers messages about peace and politics.
Islamic terrorist organisations were infiltrating the Balkans through the establishment of cells and transfer of funds, and wanted to exploit tensions between Muslim and Christian communities in the region, Israel’s foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman says.
Montenegro should ‘think carefully’ about establishing diplomatic relations with Kosovo because 30 per cent of Montenegro’s population is ethnic Serb and rejects the idea, Belgrade says.
The issue of Kosovo had to be treated separately and should not be allowed to have an impact on Serbia's EU accession drive, Bulgaria's top diplomat in Belgrade says.
Governments in Prague and Bucharest could soon join Sofia in instituting temporary moratoriums on shale gas exploration.
Coalition around ruling Democratic Party has largest share of vote in Serbia's parliamentary election, according to exit polls.
Centre-right New Democracy is said by exit polls to have largest share of votes, but diminished even from its 2009 defeat, while socialists Pasok – the 2009 victors – gets somewhere around 14 to 17 per cent.
An agreement reached with the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) will allow voters with dual citizenship in Kosovo to vote in the upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections in Serbia.
Twenty radical Muslims suspected of being members of a terrorist group that has been linked to the murder of five fishermen in early April.