Serbia

Serbian president dismisses accusations of sabre rattling, but says is ready to go to war

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said on Tuesday that he was ready to resign if Serbia kept silent in the event of an attack by Albanians on Serbs in Kosovo, dismissing accusations of sabre...

Serbia struggles with river ice; Croatia hit by snowstorms

Two Hungarian icebreakers tasked to clear the Danube between Croatia and Serbia may be unable to continue downstream and the Croatian army could be asked to use explosives, according to news...

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...

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...

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...

Croatian President: Serbia needs to change rhetoric

Croatia's President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic on Wednesday warned that there were 21 lawmakers in Serbia's parliament who made claims on Croatia's territory by stating that Serbia's western...

Croatian Albanian MP addresses Croatian MEPs over Haradinaj arrest

Ermina Lekaj Prljaskaj, a member of the Croatian Parliament who represents five ethnic minorities, including the Albanian minority, on Wednesday asked Croatian members of the European Parliament...

Report: UEFA suspends Partizan Belgrade over debts

European football's governing body UEFA has banned Serbia's multiple champions Partizan Belgrade from European competition over unpaid debts, the B92 news portal reported Wednesday.

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...

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...

EP rapporteur favours bilateral resolution of Serbia-Croatia issues

The European Parliament's rapporteur for Serbia, David McAllister, said on Monday that Serbia was making generally good headway on its journey towards the European Union and that it was...