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Serbia struggles with river ice; Croatia hit by snowstorms

Two Hungarian icebreakers were due to begin clearing ice that has jeopardized bridges and threatened to cause floods as it accumulates on the Danube in Serbia amid plunging temperatures, Serbian...

Bosnian PM to meet his Serbian counterpart in Belgrade next week

Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina Denis Zvizdic is to travel to Belgrade next week for talks with Serbia's Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, government sources in Sarajevo confirmed on...

Serbian president threatens Kosovo with military intervention

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic on Sunday threatened Kosovo with military intervention to defend local Serbs after Kosovo deployed special forces to prevent a train painted with Serbia's...

Two men suspected of terrorism activities in Montenegro arrested in Serbia

ZAGREB, Jan 14 (Hina) - Two Serbian citizens suspected of having taken part in an attempted coup d'etat in Montenegro have been arrested on a Montenegrin warrant, the media in Belgrade reported on...

Migrants shivering in Serbia find no warmth in Hungary, minister says

Hungary will not open its border to refugees and migrants facing bitterly cold conditions in neighbouring Serbia, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told a German newspaper.

ICTY prosecution appeal seeks life imprisonment for Karadzic

The Office of the Prosecutor of the war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague has requested life imprisonment for Bosnian Serb wartime president Radovan Karadzic, who was...

Macedonia's political crisis deepens as coalition talks falter

Macedonia's protracted political crisis is set to continue after the nationalist VRMO party on Friday refused to negotiate with its only possible coalition partner.

Serbia requests Haradinaj's urgent extradition

Serbia on Friday announced that it will not withdraw its request for the extradition of former Kosovo prime minister and commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army Ramush Haradinaj, who was released...

Slovenian FM: Claims of sabotaging Croata's tourism media spin

Slovenian Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec said on Friday that his interview with Slovenian Television which Croatian media had allegedly misinterpreted contained no threats to Croatia that Slovenia...

State of emergency in effect in 13 municipalities as cold snap grips Serbia

After six days of heavy snowdrift and sub-zero temperatures, snow has stopped falling and temperatures are rising in Serbia but a state of emergency is still in force in 13 municipalities and...

Dacic sees Grabar-Kitarovic interview as rude insult against Serbia

Serbia's Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic on Thursday criticised Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic's interview for the HRT public broadcaster in which she refuted Belgrade's accusations...

HSK calls for establishment of Croat federal unit in Bosnia

The Croatian World Congress (HSK) has called on Bosnian Croat politicians to encourage, with Croatia's support, constitutional changes which would lead to the establishment of a Croat federal unit...

Extreme cold claims six lives in Serbia

Extremely low temperatures have claimed six lives in Serbia, prompting local authorities to declare a state of emergency in 11 municipalities in the country's south where temperatures of minus 27...

Freezing cold claims six lives in Bosnia

Freezing cold in Bosnia and Herzegovina has claimed two more lives thus bringing the number of deaths caused by extreme cold to six, the local media reported on Wednesday.

Serbia officially requests Haradinaj's extradition from France

Serbia on Tuesday sent an official request to France to hand over Kosovo politician Ramush Haradinaj, arrested by French border police on 4 January on his arrival at Basel-Mulhouse on a flight...