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Data Leaks and Ship Tracking: BIRN’s 10th Summer School Begins

The 10th edition of the BIRN Summer School of Investigative Journalism kicked off on Monday in the Montenegrin coastal town of Herceg Novi.

The weeklong summer school brings together journalists from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and the United States.

Croatia’s State-Funded Gotovina Movie Reinforces War Myths

Gotovina became a national icon when he was indicted in July 2001 by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, ICTY for large-scale crimes against Serb civilians during and after Operation Storm. A broad section of the Croatian public supported his cause, seeing him as a victim of unfair treatment of the young Croatian state by the international community.

The International Bansko Jazz Festival Starts Today

For the twenty-second year in a row, the Bansko resort in Pirin Mountain, southwestern Bulgaria, has welcomed foreign and Bulgarian jazz and pop musicians and singers.

Secret negotitaions conducted: Macron brings one world media to Serbia?

Managing Director of Euronews Michael Peters will be among the members of the delegation of French President Emmanuel Macron visiting Serbia today, Blic announced, referring to its findings. Negotiations on the start of the broadcast, the paper writes, lasted almost a year.

Griffon | Epidaurus | July 12 & 13

"Kaos," an experimental new piece by Ioanna Portolou's Griffon Dance Company, will be staged for two nights at the Little Theater of Epidaurus as part of the Greek Festival. The brainchild of the acclaimed choreographer, "Kaos" derives from the company's 2018 workshop on "Chaos & Order," which attempts to describe how systems and structures are seemingly created out of disarray.

Philharmonic Draws Serbia’s Millenials Back to Classical Sounds

Sitting in her sleek office with an immaculately polished grand piano, Milasinovic remembers when things were very different only a few years ago. "The 1990s were a very difficult time for Serbia," she says.

Dragan Velikić wins Vilenica Prize

The winner was first announced in the online edition of the Koper-based newspaper Primorske Novice, ahead of a news conference in Ljubljana on Wednesday.

Commenting on the news, Velikić told the paper that the Vilenica festival was very important to him. The first time he was invited to attend the festival was in 1989, when he published his debut novel Via Pula.

Serbian Leader ‘Following Orban’ in Controlling Media – Freedom House

Viktor Orban in Hungary and Aleksandar Vucic in Serbia have had great success in snuffing out critical journalism in their countries, blazing a trail for populist forces elsewhere, the latest report of the international rights watchdog Freedom House, published on Wednesday, says.

Serbian Family Keeps Pianos in Perfect Tune

"My sister Ana handles the concert season and public relations, my wife handles the administrative duties, and I am a multifunctioning device," he jests.

After attending music high school in Belgrade, Vrbanec went on to receive a degree in piano and a Europiano technical degree.

Veteran Serbian Journalist Dejan Anastasijevic Passes Away

One of the most respected journalists in Serbia, Dejan Anastasijevic, a longtime correspondent for Time magazine, Vreme, Tanjug, B92, the BBC and many others, has died in Belgrade after a long illness.

Born in 1962, Anastasijevic reported from the wars in the former Yugoslavia and wrote extensively about war crimes, earning the wrath of the Serbian authorities at the time.

Serbian Journalists Protest Against Acts of Intimidation

Journalists in Serbia have staged a protest after a video targeted BIRN Serbia editor Slobodan Georgiev, calling him a "traitor".

The video was distributed via Twitter and also targeted other independent journalists and portals.

Journalists gathered in front of the Hi Tech Prosecution in Belgrade, demanding that the authorities react and do more to protect journalists.

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