Showing posts with label Serbia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Serbia. Show all posts

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Serbian president visits Croatia amid protests

262 km border between Croatia and Serbia danube river
The presidents of Croatia and Serbia pledged Monday to work on easing tensions between the two neighboring countries issued from a bloody break-up of former Yugoslavia in the 1990s, amid protests by Croatian war veterans.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

‘Double standard & hypocrisy’: Serbian president on EU denouncement of Catalan referendum

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has accused the EU of hypocrisy and double-standards following its denouncement of the Catalonian referendum as illegal, while acknowledging the independence of the breakaway province of Kosovo.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Appeals court says Dutch partially liable for Srebrenica deaths

A Dutch appeals court has confirmed that the Netherlands was partly liable for the deaths of about 300 Muslims who were expelled from a Dutch UN base after the surrounding area was overrun by Bosnian Serb troops.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Kosovo Serbs 'Terrified' by Proposed Creation of 'Greater Albania'

Fresh calls for a Greater Albania, incorporating the southern Serbian province of Kosovo, have led to an angry backlash from politicians in Belgrade. Sputnik Radio's Mark Hirst talked to Marko Djuric, Director of the Government Office for Kosovo and Metohija.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

ICJ rejects request for revision of Bosnia genocide ruling

The International Court of Justice has rejected a request from Bosnian Muslims for it to revise a decade-old ruling that cleared Serbia of direct blame for genocide during Bosnia's 1990s war, officials said on Thursday.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Serbia dissatisfied with EU's failure to fulfill promises over migrant crisis: PM

Serbia is doing all it can to assist European countries to prevent illegal migrations but is dissatisfied with Europe's lack of a common solution for the migrant crisis, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic told Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz on Monday in Belgrade.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Russia to celebrate its traditional ‘Second New Year’s Eve’ on January 13

On the eve of January 13, Russians will usher in the so-called Old New Year, a unique holiday that offers everyone the chance to celebrate the New Year with those near and dear to them for a second time.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Balkan countries illegally push back migrants: UNHCR

Illegal deportations of migrants seeking to reach western Europe along the so-called Balkans route have been on the rise, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) warned Monday.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Kremlin refuses to comment on Paris’s plans to sue Russia at ICC over Syria

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has refused to comment on the statement by French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault that Paris plans to sue Russia at the International Criminal Court (ICC) over alleged war crimes committed in Syria.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Hungary vows to build a second fence to protect its borders from migrants

The Hungarian prime minister said Friday that his country is to build a stronger fence along its southern frontier in the event that the migration pact between Turkey and the European Union fails.

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

UN refugee agency concerned about European restrictive practices

The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) was concerned about restrictive practices adopted in a number of European countries over refugees and asylum-seekers, a UN spokesman said Tuesday.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Monday, November 9, 2015

Serbian Envoy Praises Kosovo's Failed UNESCO Bid as Victory for Int'l Law

Kosovo's failure to gather the needed majority of votes to join the United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) is a victory for justice and international law, Serbia's Ambassador to Russia Slavenko Terzic told Sputnik on Monday.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Merkel warns of Balkans fighting amid migrant influx

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that fighting could break out in the Balkans, along the main route of migrants trying to reach Europe, if Germany closed its border with Austria, in remarks published Nov. 3.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.