Latest News for: Serbia and montenegro


As Balkan tensions spike, Chinese dragon raises its head

Ekathimerini 04 Jun 2023
... tinderbox that is the Kosovo-Serbia-Bosnia triangle, as everyone fears it could trigger a wider conflict ... In addition to using it for transit purposes, China has made strategic infrastructure investments in Serbia, Bosnia, Montenegro and Albania, albeit under exploitative terms.

The Irish Times view on the Moldova summit: enlarging the European club

The Irish Times 04 Jun 2023
President Macron is shifting French policy more favourably towards EU enlargement to prevent Russia forcing Eastern European states into its geopolitical orbit ... Photograph ... EU negotiations are under way with Albania, Serbia, Montenegro and North Macedonia, while Bosnia-Herzegovina is a candidate for accession talks ... .

Djokovic said Kosovo is the 'heart of Serbia' \u2014 what is this Balkan story of contesting national claims and deep ethnic divide?

Indian Express 02 Jun 2023
Kosovo is a region that lies to Serbia's southwest, sharing borders with North Macedonia, Albania, and Montenegro ... What happened during the 1998-99 war between Kosovo and Serbia? From 1945, after the end of World War II, until 1992, the area in the Balkans comprising present-day ...

UN judges expand war crime convictions of former Serbian security officials

Jurist 01 Jun 2023
The two, Jovica Stanišić and Franko Simatović, are former Serbian security officials ... He said. ... I urge the authorities, media outlets and people in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia, North Macedonia and Kosovo to step up efforts to advance truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence ... ....

How Serbia Produces Great Basketball Players Like Nikola Jokić

Time Magazine 01 Jun 2023
in Serbia ... But the country—which encompassed present-day Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia—really began to invest in the sport after World War II, when the Yugoslavian government began promoting team activities as part of its political agenda.

Kosovo prime minister says he will not surrender country to Serbian ‘fascist militia’ after clashes ...

Egypt Independent 01 Jun 2023
Kosovo declared independence from Serbia in 2008 following the 1998-99 war in which Kosovar Albanians attempted to split from what was then Yugoslavia, made up of today’s Serbia and Montenegro ... Kurti drew stark contrasts between Kosovo and neighboring Serbia, claiming ... Our northern neighbor, Serbia, is a pro-Russian autocracy.

Ukraine's ‘rightful place’ is in NATO, says UK premier

Anadolu Agency 01 Jun 2023
Moldova is not alone," he said on Twitter ... The previous summit involved leaders from the 27 EU member states, as well as Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Iceland, Kosovo, Liechtenstein, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland, Türkiye, Ukraine, and the UK ... .

Why did ethnic Serbs attack NATO peacekeepers in Kosovo? Here’s what we know

Egypt Independent 31 May 2023
Kosovo declared independence from Serbia in 2008, following the 1998-99 war in which Kosovar Albanians attempted to break from what was then the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, made up of today’s Serbia and Montenegro ... Serbia views Kosovo as a breakaway state and does not recognize its independence.

Kosovo: Serbian unrest continues in north

Reuters 30 May 2023
June 1999 - After a 78-day NATO bombing campaign against Serbian military targets, rump Yugoslavia comprising Serbia and Montenegro signs a deal to withdraw troops and police from Kosovo ... foil any deal on normalisation with Serbia and another with Montenegro on border demarcation.

Factbox: Key facts on Kosovo, independent for 15 years from Serbia

Reuters 30 May 2023
May 30 (Reuters) - Kosovo marked the 15th anniversary of its declaration of independence from Serbia in February this year ... It borders Serbia to the north and east, North Macedonia to the southeast, Albania the southwest and Montenegro the west ... Serbia has vowed never to recognise Kosovo's independence.

Turkish expats in Europe rejoice after President Erdogan's runoff win

Urdu Point 29 May 2023
LONDON, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 29th May, 2023 ) .Turkish expats poured out in cities across Europe to celebrate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's victory in Sunday's historic runoff election ... Turkish nationals were also out in Balkan countries, including Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, and North Macedonia ... ....

Tens of thousands in Serbia protest mass shootings, government policies

Reuters 28 May 2023
On Friday, tens of thousands of people bussed-in from across Serbia, neighbouring Kosovo, Montenegro, Bosnia and North Macedonia rallied in the centre of Belgrade in a show of support for Vucic.

Finding solid second-round picks has been a strength for the Hornets. Can they do it again?

The Lawton Constitution 28 May 2023
Named a top prospect of the Liga ABA — considered to be the top-tiered league in the region featuring teams from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia and Slovenia — Djurisic saw action in 30 games this past season across all competitions, starting in 28.

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