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Refugee Drawings Reveal Past Traumas and Future Hopes

A team behind the Paris-based Yesterday-Today-Tomorrow, YTT, research and educational project has collaborated with thousands of refugees in over 30 camps and squats across Europe and North Africa, collecting their voices.

'Today' by a 13-year-old Iraqi-Kurd boy currently living in Kara Tepe Refugee Camp, Lesbos Island, Greece. Photo: courtesy of YTT

Merkel pleased with Brexit deal

She told journalists in Potsdam that now the British parliament and MPs of the remaining 27 EU member states are analyzing the deal.

"I am very happy that it was possible to come up with a proposal after long and not easy negotiations," Merkel said.

The German chancellor has not commented on resignations in the UK government after reaching the agreement, the AP said.

Putin preparing "special package for Serbia"

And the will all be presented in mid-January (during his visit) in Belgrade.

This is when the Russian president will meet with his Serbian counterpart, Aleksandar Vucic, daily Vecernje Novosti writes on Thursday.

Kosovo flag saga continues: Spain allows, but India bans

Both countries do not recognize the unilateral declaration of independence made by ethnic Albanians in 2008, while Serbia considers Kosovo its province and the proclamation a violation of the country's territorial integrity and sovereignty.

PM attends digitization summit in Sofia

The aim of the Digital Agenda is digital transformation and modernisation of public administration, greater cyber security and the improvement of business climate in the region.

The Summit has been opened by Prime Minister of Bulgaria Boyko Borisov and European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel.

Journalists targeted ahead of Curuvija murder ruling

After the front page in the weekly Ilustrovana Politika "The Hounds Have Been Released," and the offensive mention of US Ambassador in Belgrade Kyle Scott, this weekly has taken Ljiljana Smajlovic, a journalist, in its sights, while sanctions by the authorities are missing now, as had been the case the last week.

Kosovo Refugee Cracks Exclusive World of Swiss Watches

There are many rags-to-riches success stories involving Albanian immigrants in Switzerland, where four players in the national football team are of Albanian or Kosovo origin - Granit Xhaka, Valon Behrami, Xherdan Shaqiri and Blerim Dzemaili.

Situation in Kosovo far from safe and stable - FM

First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic said this on November 15 in New York City, at a session of the UN Security Council dedicted to Kosovo.

Brnabic attends Berlin ceremonial dinner with Merkel

Merkel and Brnabic "sat at the same table in the ceremonial hall of the German Historical Museum," the agency said.

The prime minister said that the dinner was "an opportunity to talk to the German chancellor on various issues," the Serbian government announced.

Largest Serbian flag raised at Nikola Tesla Airport/PHOTOS

"As a gate to Belgrade and to Serbia, the airport has joined the state's initiative to enliven the cult of the flag," said the airport's executive director, Senka Jelenkovic.

"As you can see, the flag is imposing, it is 72 sq meters in size (12 by 6 meters), displayed on a 25-meter pole," she said.

(Tanjug/Filip Kraincanic)

Croatians Detained in Serbian Prison Camps Sue Belgrade

Three Croatian citizens who were detained in prison camps in Serbia after the fall of Vukovar are suing the authorities in Belgrade for compensation, one of them, Dragutin Guzovski, told BIRN on Wednesday.

Kremlin discloses what Putin told Thaci

Sputnik is reporting this on Wednesday.

Putin "pointed out to Thaci that Pristina needs to reach a consensus with Belgrade and told him that Russia will support a joint decision by Belgrade and Pristina," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has been quoted as saying.

Serbian president receives Russian ambassador

Vucic also thanked the Russian Federation and its president for the support they give to the territorial integrity of Serbia and its efforts to find a compromise solution for Kosovo and Metohija.