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News: Serbia and Montenegro

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Covid-19: Serbian Orthodox Patriarch Irinej dies

Friday, November 20th 2020, 10:38

Patriarch Irinej, 90, tested positive after attending a large funeral for Montenegro's top cleric.
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Kosovo leader Thaci in Hague detention over war crimes charges

Thursday, November 5th 2020, 22:08

He quits as president to face accusations of torture and enforced disappearances in the war with Serbia.
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Coronavirus spreads after Covid-sceptic bishop's funeral in Montenegro

Thursday, November 5th 2020, 13:30

Mourners at the event in Montenegro kissed the bishop's body as it lay in an open coffin.
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Paraguay finds seven bodies in container shipment from Serbia

Saturday, October 24th 2020, 14:48
related countries: Croatia Croatia

Paraguay believes the seven "migrants" may have wanted to travel only from Serbia to Croatia.
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Putin apology to Serbia over Russian spokeswoman Zakharova

Friday, September 11th 2020, 15:36
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Zakharova

Serbia's president was furious over a Facebook post that likened him to Sharon Stone in Basic Instinct.
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Montenegro election: Opposition parties eye tiny majority

Monday, August 31st 2020, 13:57
related countries: Russia Russia

The pro-Western party of President Milo Djukanovic appears to be one seat short of regaining power.
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Coronavirus: Serbia scraps curfew plan for Belgrade after protests

Thursday, July 9th 2020, 22:23
related places: Belgrade

The government instead unveils softer measures, in what is seen as a climbdown by the authorities.
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Coronavirus: Belgrade protesters storm Serb parliament over curfew

Wednesday, July 8th 2020, 21:21
related places: Belgrade

Dozens are hurt as clashes erupt in Belgrade over restrictions imposed after a big rise in cases.
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Coronavirus: Greece bars Serbian visitors as Balkans cases rise

Monday, July 6th 2020, 15:31
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

Athens bars all but essential travel from Serbia for a week as infections steadily rise.
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Cycling through Europe's deadliest air

Monday, February 3rd 2020, 1:04

Serbia has been named as the country with the highest rate of pollution-related deaths in Europe.
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Naked artists in Serbia breathing life into damaged art scene

Monday, January 13th 2020, 1:26
related places: Belgrade

Marina Abramovic styles herself as the "grandmother of performance art" and Belgrade is where she began.
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Kosovo election: War crimes claims against PM hang over vote

Saturday, October 5th 2019, 1:22

The prime minister's past role as a guerrilla fighter against Serbia dominates Sunday's vote.
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Montenegro sack Ljubisa Tumbakovic for missing Kosovo match

Saturday, June 8th 2019, 11:50

Montenegro dismiss their Serbian manager Ljubisa Tumbakovic for refusing to take charge of his side's Euro 2020 qualifier against Kosovo.
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Serbia rallies now among Europe's longest-running protests

Saturday, June 1st 2019, 1:01
related places: Belgrade

Belgrade is set for its 26th consecutive week of anti-government protests.
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War criminal addresses event from prison cell

Tuesday, May 7th 2019, 20:18
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

The jailed Bosnian Serb ex-leader used his phone access to take part in the lecture in Montenegro.
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Slavko Curuvija murder: Serb spies jailed for killing journalist

Friday, April 5th 2019, 18:28
related places: Belgrade

A prominent government critic, Slavko Curuvija was shot dead outside his Belgrade apartment in 1999.
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Kosovo war: The conflict that won't go away

Sunday, March 24th 2019, 1:14

It's been 20 years since Nato bombed Serbia, ending the Kosovo war. But for some, the war lives on.
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Serbia protests: President Vucic the target of Belgrade rally

Sunday, March 17th 2019, 19:13
related places: Belgrade, Vucic

President Aleksandar Vucic is refusing to bow to opposition calls for media and electoral reform.
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Brutalist concrete of old Yugoslavia inspires new generation

Monday, January 28th 2019, 2:30
related places: Belgrade

Nostalgic tours of old Yugoslav urban estates are Belgrade's new cool.
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Putin warns West on Balkans as Serbia provides lavish welcome

Thursday, January 17th 2019, 17:38
related places: Belgrade

Russia's president arrives in Belgrade after accusing Western countries of "destabilising" the Balkans.
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Serbia protests: Thousands march against President Vucic

Sunday, January 6th 2019, 0:12

Demonstrators rally for the fifth week across Serbia to protest against President Aleksandar Vucic.
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Belgrade Christmas tree cost '€83,000'

Tuesday, December 25th 2018, 1:03

Some people are questioning why they have the world's most expensive Christmas tree when over 30% of people there don't have sewerage.
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Serbia train crash: Five dead as student bus cut in half

Friday, December 21st 2018, 18:33

Five people died and 30 others were hurt when a bus collided with a train at a crossing in Serbia.
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Kosovo's army dreamers enrage their Serbian neighbours

Friday, December 14th 2018, 13:38

Kosovo MPs have voted to turn an emergency force into an army, angering Serbia.
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Iran's migrants trying to get from Serbia to the UK

Monday, December 10th 2018, 11:30
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The BBC investigates how a visa-free travel scheme helped Iranian migrants get into Europe.
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