Latest Stories
Home » Serbia You are browsing entries tagged with “Serbia”

Serbia marks 15th anniversary of NATO bombings

A Kosovo Albanian woman walks on March 22, 2014 past former Yugoslav army barracks, near the town of Mitrovica, which were destroyed during the 1999 NATO air campaign against Serbia. When NATO war planes launched their first air campaign on European soil in 1999 to force Serbiato halt a crackdown on independence-seeking Kosovo,the European Union was far from the minds of both Belgrade and Pistina. Now fifteen years later, former biter foes have made their first steps on the European path, after reaching historic accords on normalization of relations last April, under watchful EU mediation. AFP

Serbia marks Monday the 15th anniversary since NATO launched an air war to stop the crackdown on independence-seeking Kosovo by the regime of strongman Slobodan Milosevic.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Kosovo Serbs return to polls in flashpoint town

Kosovska Mitrovica

Repeat elections took place Sunday in Kosovo’s flashpoint town of Kosovska Mitrovica where ethnic Serbs were casting ballots under heavy security after violence led to the cancellation of a previous vote.

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

13 people killed in shooting spree in Serbia

serbia map

Serbia’s health officials say 13 people have been killed when a man went on a shooting spree in a village near Belgrade.

Posted: April 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Vampire on the loose in Serbia?

In this Nov. 30, 2012 photo, the interior of recently collapsed old watermill located on the Rogacica river which was believed to have been Sava Savanovic's home, in the village of Zarozje, near the Serbian town of Bajina Basta.  AP/Darko Vojinovic

Get your garlic, crosses and stakes ready: a bloodsucking vampire is on the loose. Or so say villagers in the tiny western Serbian hamlet of Zarozje, nestled between lush green mountain slopes and spooky thick forests. They say rumors that a legendary vampire ghost has awakened are spreading fear — and a potential tourist opportunity — through the remote village.

Posted: December 2nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Serbia says it has witness to Kosovo organ harvesting

AFP file photo

Serbia said Sunday it had a former Kosovo rebel witness who allegedly took part in removing the heart of a Serb prisoner for the international black market in organs during the 1990s Kosovo conflict.

Posted: September 10th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Small plane crashes in Serbia killing 2


A small plane has crashed west of the capital Belgrade, killing two men, Serbian police said.

Posted: August 6th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Nationalist wins Serb presidential runoff

Supporters of Serbian Progressive Party leader Tomislav Nikolic with his pictures celebrate after presidential elections in downtown Belgrade, Serbia, Sunday, May 20, 2012. Nationalist Tomislav Nikolic beat pro European Union incumbent Boris Tadic in Serbia's presidential runoff election.  AP

Nationalist candidate Tomislav Nikolic won the Serbian presidency on Sunday, a result that adds to the political turmoil in the Balkan country and could slow down its attempts to join the European Union.

Posted: May 21st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Ratko Mladic’s UN war crimes trial to open

In this Dec. 2, 1995, file photo Bosnian-Serb General Ratko Mladic is seen during a visit of troops in the east Bosnian town of Vlasenica. Twenty years after Serb forces unleashed a brutal campaign of ethnic cleansing in Bosnia, their military commander Gen. Ratko Mladic is finally going on trial Wednesday may 16, 2012, on charges of masterminding atrocities throughout the country's devastating 1992-95 war. AP

Bosnian Serb ex-army chief Ratko Mladic goes on trial Wednesday, accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity in his campaign of ethnic cleansing and the massacre of Muslims at Srebrenica.

Posted: May 16th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

6 die in nightclub fire in city in northern Serbia

Serbian police say six people have died in a nightclub fire in a city in the country’s north.

Posted: April 1st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Ratko Mladic: Genocide suspect, goat herd, ‘God’

In this file image of July 12, 1995 taken from television Bosnian Serb General Ratko Mladic speaks to a young Muslim boy after patting him on the head as he assures residents of Srebrenica they would be safe, after his arrival in Srebrenica, Bosnia. Gen. Ratko Mladic, the brutal Bosnian Serb general suspected of leading the bloody massacre of 8,000 Muslim men and boys, was arrested in an early morning raid Thursday May 26, 2011 in Serbia after more than a decade hiding from genocide charges, the country's president said. (AP Photo/APTN)

BELGRADE, Serbia—Gen. Ratko Mladic’s ruthlessness was legendary: “Burn their brains!” he once bellowed as his men pounded Sarajevo with artillery fire. So was his arrogance: He nicknamed himself “God,” and kept goats which he was said to have named after Western leaders he despised. Mladic, the wartime Bosnian Serb military chief wanted for genocide for [...]

Posted: May 27th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

  1. US teacher fired over comment on black president
  2. Filipinos, Dutch re-enact crucifixion of Christ
  3. Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
  4. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  7. Massive infra spending set
  8. Easter crucifixions draw huge crowds
  9. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  10. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  9. Massive infra spending set
  10. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  5. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  6. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  7. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


  • Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’–report
  • Pakistan library named ‘bin Laden,’ as memory fades
  • US teacher fired over comment on black president
  • Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
  • Title of new Hillary Clinton book: ‘Hard Choices’
  • Sports

  • Boston prepares for huge wave of marathon visitors
  • Motivated LeBron James preps for postseason
  • Nadal ousted by Ferrer in Monte Carlo quarters
  • Pacquiao shorts in Bradley fight sold for P1.7M in LA auction
  • Ryu pitches Dodgers past Giants
  • Lifestyle

  • Levine designs womenswear with help from fiancee
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
  • Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • Entertainment

  • Myx TV premieres Asian American ‘docu-series’
  • A nutty finale for ‘Scandal,’ TV’s craziest show
  • EXO postpones release of mini album ‘Overdose’
  • ‘X-men’ filmmaker slams ‘fabricated’ sex attack claims
  • Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard on trial in DC
  • Business

  • US commerce secretary spells out economic facet of ‘pivot to Asia’
  • Italy sells luxury state cars on eBay
  • Asian shares mostly up in quiet trade
  • Dollar up in Asia on US jobs data, Ukraine deal
  • Barbie doll has a problem
  • Technology

  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • Multicultural flock marks Good Friday in San Francisco
  • Las Vegas ‘Pinoy Pride’ fest hails Filipino heritage
  • Marking Jesus’ journey on Good Friday
  • Filipina accomplice arrested for fake bills in Malaysia
  • DoH denies Filipino nurse no longer positive for MERS virus
  • Marketplace