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Arkan’s ‘Tigers’ Unpunished 20 Years after Leader’s Death

On January 15, 2000, Zeljko Raznatovic was having a drink with friends at the upmarket InterContinental Hotel in Belgrade when a man walked up to them and opened fire at close range with a semi-automatic pistol.

Raznatovic - better known around the world as the Serbian paramilitary leader Arkan - was hit by a bullet in the eye, and died on his way to hospital. He was 47.

Kosovo Commemorates Massacre that Prompted NATO Bombing

Commemorations are being held on Wednesday to mark the 21st anniversary of the massacre by Serbian forces in the Kosovo village of Recak/Racak, when 44 people were killed.

The massacre was publicised by the chief of the OSCE ceasefire verification mission to Kosovo, William Walker, who visited the scene the following day and declared it a "crime against humanity".

Kosovo, Serbia Play Blame Game over Ivanovic Assassination

Two years after Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was gunned down outside his party's office in the ethnically-divided Kosovo town of Mitrovica on January 16, 2018, six people are to be tried for their alleged involvement in his killing.

Malone assistant coach to Igor Kokoskov on the Serbian basketball national team!

As announced on the official website of the Basketball Federation of Serbia, Malone will join the professional staff of our national team immediately after the playoffs.
Malone has been the Denver coach since 2015 and it is assumed that his main role will be to maximize Nikola Jokic's potential in the Serbian national team.

Serbian Church Must Keep Distance from Serbian Government

In October last year, at a celebration marking the 800th anniversary of the SPC's autocephaly, or ecclesiastical autonomy, Patriarch Irinej honoured Vucic with the Order of St. Sava 1st Degree, the Church's highest order.

Human Rights Progress Faltering in South and Central Europe: HRW

The latest report from Human Rights Watch, published on Tuesday evening, says that discrimination and violence against minorities, domestic violence, pressure on media and problems with dealing with the wartime past continued to be major issues for Balkan states and Central Europe last year.

"Some still believe that Montenegro belongs to Serbia"

"It is part of the rule of law and the system of registration of real estate and potential state property, especially given the fact that Montenegro has gone through so much, if I may say , the change of states since independence before the First World War", senior associate at the Center for European Policy Analysis Janusz Bugajski told "Voice of America", commenting on Serbia's reactions to t

Serbia Faces Yugoslav-Era Debt Repayments for Years to Come

While Croatia and Slovenia have paid off their debts inherited from Yugoslavia, Serbia is still paying. And Belgrade's refusal to recognise Kosovo as independent has only increased its burden.

Serbian Minister Awards Leading Montenegro Govt Critic

In a gesture seen as provocative towards the Montenegrin government, the Serbian Defence Minister, Aleksandar Vulin, handed a medal on Sunday in Belgrade to a prominent opposition politician in Montenegro who the government considers a coup plotter.

"I am embittered"

This law violates certain rights and principles, and I do not understand why there is no more criticism in Europe and the world over that Djukanovic's legal act, a journalist said last night.

Djokovic's father reacted to the insult: Novak is a nationalist, but ... VIDEO

Pristina's representative in Bulgaria Edon Cana commented on Twitter how Serbian tennis players celebrated winning the ATP Cup in Australia. He was particularly keen on Novak Djokovic.
"After Military March Song they continued with Kosovo...!
You can be ATP winner but still deep remain primitive, backward and ordinary Balkan nationalist and chauvinist!

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