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    1. October 28, 2013

      Serbia’s new leaders set sights on EU membership

      Since Yugoslavia started to unravel more than two decades ago, Serbia has spent much of the time in a turbulent search for...

    2. July 29, 2012

      Romanian president survives impeachment poll

      Romania’s prime minister Victor Ponta said he would accept that a referendum his governing coalition had sought to remove...

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      Serbia has plenty of pressing domestic concerns - including the state of its finances ...
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    1. July 26, 2012

      Concerns raised over new Serbian PM Dacic

      Serbia was set to swear in late on Thursday a nationalist-tinged government headed by an ex-spokesman for late Yugoslav...

    2. May 21, 2012

      Holding Serbia’s European course

      It appears a worrying scenario: a European president thrust aside by voters weary of economic woes, in favour of a more...

    3. May 21, 2012

      New Serbian leader urged to stay pro-EU

      The European Union has urged Serbia’s former ultranationalist new president to show “statesmanship” and keep the country on...

    4. beyondbrics

      May 21, 2012

      Serbia: big shock, little change

      The shock victory of former ultranationalist Tomislav Nikolic in Serbia’s presidential election makes the country’s...

    5. May 20, 2012

      Populist wins Serbian presidential poll

      The populist Tomislav Nikolic won Serbia’s presidential run-off on Sunday in an upset that unseated Boris Tadic after eight...

    6. beyondbrics

      May 20, 2012

      Serbia: shock defeat for pro-EU Tadic

      A cry of pain from the Balkans. Serbia’s pro-EU president Boris Tadic suffered a shock defeat in Sunday’s election at the...

    7. May 13, 2012

      ‘Unfinished business’ amid EU entry hopes

      On the road into northern Kosovo from Serbia, Serbian flags flutter from telegraph poles. The north of Mitrovica, the...

    8. May 9, 2012

      Serbia’s Democrats and Socialists renew ties

      Serbia’s reformist Democratic party and the resurgent Socialists of the late strongman Slobodan Milosevic agreed on...

    9. May 6, 2012

      First-round win for Serbian president

      Serbian president Boris Tadic narrowly beat his main challenger Tomislav Nikolic in the first round of presidential...

    10. May 2, 2012

      Serbia comes in from the cold

      For the first time since hardman Slobodan Milosevic was overthrown in 2000 after a decade of war, the main political forces...

    11. beyondbrics

      April 20, 2012

      Serbia: new Fiat plant fillip

      Fiat’s new €1bn car plant in Serbia is a significant vote of confidence in the country’s investment environment and a boost...

    12. April 4, 2012

      Serb president makes re-election bid

      Boris Tadic, Serbia’s president, resigned on Wednesday, triggering an early election on May 6 in a move aimed at boosting...

    13. beyondbrics

      March 2, 2012

      Serbia: EU opens the way to a long slog

      Serbian president Boris Tadic on Friday welcomed the news that the country had finally secured its long-awaited advance to...

    14. December 9, 2011

      Croatia signs on to EU membership

      Croatia signed on to become the European Union’s 28th member just hours after a fractious summit meeting in Brussels raised...

    15. July 30, 2011

      Kosovo violence flares over trade with Serbia

      Ethnic Serbs blockaded on Friday two border crossings in northern Kosovo that had been manned by Nato peacekeepers after an...

    16. July 24, 2011

      Serbia sets its sights on Europe

      Serbia’s authorities deserve warm praise for the arrest last week of Goran Hadzic, the fugitive war crimes suspect who was a...

    17. July 20, 2011

      Serbia arrests last war crimes suspect

      Serbia on Wednesday arrested the last fugitive war crimes suspect from the 1990s Balkan conflicts, fulfilling its main...

    18. beyondbrics

      July 5, 2011

      Novak Djokovic: Serbia's ace

      Novak Djokovic’s victory at Wimbledon on Sunday, besides underlining his rank as the world’s top tennis player, has...

    19. beyondbrics

      July 3, 2011

      Week ahead: July 4 - July 8

      The EM focus of the week was due to have been the summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, with LatAm...

    20. June 13, 2011

      Serbia sees some success in integrating refugees

      Ruined: part of the building in Belgrade occupied by the defence ministry remains damaged after Nato missile attacks in 1999...

    21. May 29, 2011

      Mladic loyalists take on Belgrade police

      Radical nationalist supporters of Ratko Mladic protested on Sunday in Belgrade over his arrest and clashes with police broke...

    22. May 26, 2011

      Belgrade has ‘proved credibility’ to EU

      The European Union official in charge of evaluating potential members said the capture of Ratko Mladic removed a “great...

    23. May 26, 2011

      Serbian triumph for the rule of law

      Sixteen years after his indictment for genocide and crimes against humanity, the arrest of Ratko Mladic removes the most...

    24. May 26, 2011

      Q&A: The importance of the Mladic arrest

      Why does Mladic’s arrest matter? Ratko Mladic, commander of Bosnian Serb forces in the 1992-1995 war, is accused of...

    25. beyondbrics

      May 26, 2011

      [snap] Ratko Mladic arrested

      Serbia has confirmed the arrest of Ratko Mladic, the long-sought former Serbian general charged by international authorities...

    26. May 26, 2011

      Mladic ruled fit to be extradited

      Serbia’s president Boris Tadic confirmed the arrest of Ratko Mladic during a press conference in Belgrade Ratko Mladic, the...

    27. May 25, 2011

      Warsaw summit faces boycott

      Serbia and Romania are set to boycott a summit of central and south-eastern European leaders attended by Barack Obama, US...

    28. July 11, 2010

      Bosnians remember Srebrenica

      Tens of thousands of people gathered at the Potocari war cemetery near Srebrenica on Sunday to mark the 15th anniversary of...

    29. July 9, 2010

      Graves in Srebrenica hide unhealed wounds

      Amer Mehmedovic, owner of Guber Tours Srebrenica, says he is tired of July 11, the annual gathering to remember the massacre...

    30. May 10, 2010

      Progress toward uneventful normality

      On a warm spring day a few weeks ago, a knot of people shouted angry slogans and hoisted black and white banners at the...

    31. April 1, 2010

      EU hails Srebrenica apology

      The European Union welcomed a Serbian apology yesterday for failing to prevent the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in spite of...

    32. April 1, 2010

      EU hails Srebrenica apology

      The European Union welcomed a Serbian apology yesterday for failing to prevent the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in spite of...

    33. April 1, 2010

      EU hails Srebrenica apology

      The European Union welcomed a Serbian apology yesterday for failing to prevent the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in spite of...

    34. March 31, 2010

      EU hails Serbian apology on Srebrenica

      The European Union welcomed a Serbian apology on Wednesday for failing to prevent the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in spite of...

    35. January 5, 2010

      Serbia begins Croatia legal fight

      Serbia on Monday began legal action against Croatia for genocide in the early 1990s, when hundreds of thousands of ethnic...

    36. December 23, 2009

      Serbia applies to join bloc as Fiat deal moves ahead

      Serbia yesterday applied to join the European Union. The application, presented by Boris Tadic, Serbia's president, comes as...

    37. December 22, 2009

      Serbia submits application to join EU

      Boris Tadic, Serbia’s president, on Tuesday presented Belgrade’s application to join the European Union to the prime...

    38. December 21, 2009

      Serbia to submit bid to join EU

      Serbia will apply to join the European Union tomorrow, hoping that improving relations with the bloc will open a fast track...

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