A clutch of countries is breaking ranks with the EU’s efforts to put economic and diplomatic pressure on Russia over Ukraine and building a pipeline meant to carry huge amounts of Russian gas to their doorstep.
The death toll from devastating floods and landslides that hit Serbia earlier this month has risen to 51, Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Thursday.
Bosnia said Monday it was witnessing “the biggest exodus” since the 1990s war after the worst floods in a century inundated huge swathes of the Balkans, killing at least 47 people.
Thousands of people crammed into boats and army trucks fled their homes in Serbia and Bosnia Sunday after record rainfall turned the Sava river into a deadly torrent and caused the worst floods in more than a century.
The heaviest rains in more than a century have sparked floods across Bosnia and Serbia, claiming at least 16 lives and leading to the evacuation of some 15,000, officials said Saturday.