Serbia

Serbia's president says Captain Dragan has right to Serbian legal aid

Serbia's President Tomislav Nikolic on Wednesday said that Dragan Vasiljkovic, aka Captain Dragan, has the right to legal aid from Serbia in the war crimes case against him in Croatia, Nikolic's...

Exhibition on war-ravaged Vukovar in Novi Sad damaged

Six shop window in the centre of Novi Sad with artistic photos showing the 1991 destruction of the eastern Croatian town of Vukovar were smashed, the Serbian news agency Beta reported on Tuesday...

U.S. official says fascistisation not visible in Croatia

A senior US official said on Monday that fascistisation was not visible in Croatia, as claimed by Serbia, which has called on the international community to react to "the expansion of fascism" in...

NGOs recall 6 Dec 1991 army attack on Dubrovnik

The Documenta Centre for Dealing with the Past from Zagreb and the Human Rights Action and the Centre for Civic Education from Podgorica recalled in a joint statement on Monday that on 6 December...

EU pledges EUR 80 mn for Serbia's public administration reform

The European Union and Serbia, in Belgrade on Monday, signed a EUR 80 million agreement for the reform of the country's public administration.

Belgrade Stock Exchange joins SEE Link

The Belgrade Stock Exchange (BELEX) has been connected to the South-East European Link, a project started by Bulgarian, Macedonian and Croatian stock exchanges with the objective of creating a...

UN tribunal enters final stage of Ratko Mladic's genocide trial

The long-running genocide trial of former Serb general Ratko Mladic over his role in the 1995 massacre of 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica has entered its final stage.

Serbian minister calls on EU to react to 'expansion of fascism' in Croatia

Serbian Labour and Social Welfare Minister Aleksandar Vulin on Sunday called on Europe to react to "the expansion of fascism" in Croatia, saying that putting up a plaque reading "For the Homeland...

Iranian migrant shot and wounded in Serbia

Serbian police on Saturday confirmed reports that an Iranian migrant was wounded in a shooting near the border with Hungary, state TV RTS reported.

Dacic says comparison of Serbs in Croatia, Croats in Serbia 'tragicomic'

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic described on Thursday as "tragicomic" the argument that the position of Croats in Serbia was worse than the position of Serbs in Croatia, adding that Serbia...

Nikolic says Serbia can't meet two EU conditions

Serbia wants to join the European Union but there are two conditions it cannot meet - it cannot recognise Kosovo's independence and it cannot be on bad terms with countries with which the EU is on...

Vulin concerned about Croatia's lack of condemnation of Ustashas

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic's sympathy for Ustashism is not unknown, but what is worrying is the lack of condemnation of the Ustasha ideology by the wider public in Croatia,...

Serbia-Croatia relations crucial for region - conference

Relations between Serbia and Croatia are crucial for relations in the Balkans and affect the whole of the region, the last foreign minister of the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (...

Croat official asks Serbian PM for protection from verbal attacks

Democratic Alliance of Croats in Vojvodina president and Serbian Parliament member Tomislav Zigmanov sent an open letter to Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic on Thursday, asking for the...

NATO strikes against Serbia were aimed at protecting civilians, says Stoltenberg

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg met with Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic in Brussels on Wednesday, saying afterwards that NATO attacked Serbia in 1999 to protect civilians and...