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Serbian Bishops Protest Over Patriarch’s Award for President

Serbian Orthodox bishops have voiced concern for the image of the Church after their leader, Patriarch Irinej, on Tuesday handed President Aleksandar Vucic a prestigious award for the "great deeds" he had done for Serbia and Kosovo.

A group of 14 bishops said in a letter to the Patriarch sent the same evening that they feared the reputation of the Church might be tarnished.

Can Europe Help the Balkans Keep its Young Emigrants?

A big question, however, is whether opening EU accession talks, or even eventual membership, will actually persuade young and skilled women and men to stay in the region.

The answer gets more complicated when the Western Balkan six — Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia — are compared with neighbouring Croatia.

Serbian volleyball players celebrate gold: "Oh, Kosovo, Kosovo ..." VIDEO

The men's volleyball Serbia's national team won the European Championship after beating Slovenia 3-1, thus becoming European Volleyball Champion for the third time.
Players selected by national coach Slobodan Kovac played wonderfully and triumphed on every match on the Championship, keeping their best performance for the finals.

Romania Opposes Federal Solution to Moldova’s Transnistria Problem

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis urged Moldova not to pursue a federal arrangement as a solution to the problem of its breakaway region of Transnistria at a meeting with the President of Moldova, Igor Dodon, in New York on Wednesday.

The two presidents met on the sidelines of the 74th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.

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