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Why Trump’s Role Model Is Hungary’s Viktor Orban

Trump is not using such measures to try to make America great; like his role model, he is trying to manufacture an immigration-related crisis to help him establish an autocracy.

And although Trump's efforts in this regard are less far advanced than Orban's nine-year-old project in Hungary, he has made more progress than most Americans realise.

Stefanovic: President is entitled to revoke classification of any document

Nebojsa Stefanovic added that it was in the public interest to reveal that Aleksandar Vucic was wiretapped and under surveillance.
Stefanovic said that it was not the point that the President read out a classified document on TV, but that he was under surveillance and being wiretapped.

Myanmar’s Persecuted Rohingya Join Balkan Route into Europe

Mulla was one of three Rohingya in the Kikinda camp near Serbia's northern borders with European Union members Hungary and Romania.

Ali Mulla at Kikinda refugee camp. Photo: BIRN

Besides the three in Kikinda, Serbia's Commissariat for Refugees says it has registered only four other Rohingya, in the summer of last year.

"There is no Bosniac language linguistically different from Serbian - Hate outburst"

Bosniac National Council considers that the attitude of the Committee for the standardization of Serbian language that there is no Bosniak language, linguistically different from Serbian, presents yet "another chauvinist outburst of hatred and hostility of the part of the academic community in Serbia towards Bosniaks, and Bosnian as their mother tongue".

Kosovo Remands Serb War Crimes Suspect in Custody

Pristina Basic Court on Monday remanded Goran Stanisic in custody for a month after he was detained at the Jarinje border crossing between Serbia and Kosovo on Saturday.

Albanians in Serbia ‘Hostages of Belgrade-Pristina Bad Relations’

Fatmir Hasani, the only ethnic Albanian MP in the Serbian parliament, told BIRN that people living in Serbia's Albanian-majority Presevo Valley are suffering because of poor relations between Serbia and its former province Kosovo.

Bulgaria Busts Key Migrant Smuggling Ring

Bulgarian authorities have broken up a major organised crime ring thought to have smuggled thousands of migrants from Afghanistan en route to western Europe, prosecutors said Tuesday, as cited by Reuters.

Bulgaria Breaks up illegal Immigrant Smuggling Gang

Bulgarian law enforcement authorities on Monday dismantled an illegal immigrant smuggling gang and arrested more than 17 suspected traffickers, Deputy Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev said at a press conference.

Celebrants Mark World Refugee Day Beside Serbian Lake

Refugees, NGO workers and local residents gathered at Ada Ciganlija Lake in Belgrade on Thursday to celebrate World Refugee Day at an event organized by Info Park, a Belgrade-based NGO.

‘Nobody Hears You’: Migrants, Refugees Beaten on Balkan Borders

Between May 2017 and May last year, NNK recorded 215 reported cases of push-backs by Croatian police to Serbia, of which 45 per cent involved physical violence.

Between May 2017 and December last year, there were 141 push-backs from Croatia to Bosnia, NNK reported, of which 84 per cent involved violence.

Serbs Deserve Pity for their PM’s Racist Slurs

These beautiful creatures bathe their gorgeous bodies in rivers, protect honest people, but become merciless when they decide to punish injustice. (As far as I know Serbs have their own version of the Zana, the Vila). I have always been impressed by the fact that a strong patriarchal culture, like that in the Balkans, crafted fairy tales with strong women as protagonists.

Serbia celebrates Slavic Literacy and Culture Day

This date became a national holiday after the Serbian government adopted a bill amending the Law on State and Other Holidays in the Republic of Serbia, Blic recalls.

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