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  1. October 28, 2013

    Door marked ‘Brussels’ is Serbia’s only path to prosperity

    On taking office as president of Serbia in May 2012, Tomislav Nikolic sketched a verbal picture to parliament of his nation...

  2. October 28, 2013

    Transcript of interview with Serbia president Tomislav Nikolic

    FT: you came from the more nationalist wing of Serbian politics, but have embraced integration with the European Union. Why...

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  1. October 28, 2013

    Vucic emerges as real power in Serbian government

    Serbia last held general elections barely 18 months ago. But the hottest topic of political debate is whether new elections...

  2. 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...

  3. beyondbrics

    October 10, 2012

    Serbia: central bank answers concerns about independence - with a rate increase

    President Nikolic This week’s Serbian interest rate hike may serve as an assertion of the central bank’s independence in the...

  4. beyondbrics

    August 31, 2012

    Serbia wants to talk money, while the IMF wants to talk politics

    Serbia’s new government is limbering up for what promise to be gruelling negotiations with the International Monetary Fund...

  5. beyondbrics

    August 9, 2012

    Serbia's tough choices

    Photo: Bloomberg Serbia’s new government faces some harsh realities including a large and growing budget deficit, a...

  6. August 7, 2012

    Serbia’s central bank chief fuels concerns

    Serbia’s new government is likely to face renewed international criticism after appointing a ruling party official as head...

  7. beyondbrics

    August 7, 2012

    Serbia's controversial new bank governor

    The appointment of a senior party official with an ultranationalist background as the new governor of Serbia’s central bank...

  8. 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...

  9. beyondbrics

    July 24, 2012

    Ban Ki Moon in Kosovo - at best, a reminder of the country's problems

    Ban Ki Moon’s visit to Kosovo on Tuesday is the first by a UN Secretary General since the statelet declared its disputed...

  10. beyondbrics

    July 16, 2012

    Serbia: new government, old problems

    It’s quite an in-tray. Serbia’s new government will take office next week facing a shrinking economy, a worsening fiscal...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. September 8, 2008

    Split looms for Serb nationalists

    Tomislav Nikolic, acting leader of Serbia's main nationalist opposition party, stepped down at the weekend over a rift with...

  21. September 8, 2008

    Split looms for Serb nationalists

    Tomislav Nikolic, acting leader of Serbia's main nationalist opposition party, stepped down at the weekend over a rift with...

  22. September 8, 2008

    Split looms for Serb nationalists

    Tomislav Nikolic, acting leader of Serbia’s main nationalist opposition party, stepped down at the weekend amid a rift with...

  23. May 19, 2008

    Serbs tune in for Eurosong

    The lights are hung, the stage is built and the 300 sq m electronic backdrop is ready to project the Eurosong 2008 logo....

  24. May 1, 2008

    Serb Radicals allay foreign investor fears

    Tomislav Nikolic, acting leader of Serbia's Radical party, says foreign investors have nothing to fear if his hardline...

  25. Brussels Blog

    February 21, 2008

    Cyprus renews EU's faith in magic of democracy

    Oh, the magic of democracy! Three European election results have lifted spirits in Brussels: Poland’s parliamentary vote of...

  26. February 5, 2008

    Kosovo casts shadow over Tadic win

    "Thank you, Belgrade," say posters hastily pasted up in the Serbian capital by supporters of the pro-western Boris Tadic...

  27. February 5, 2008

    Tadic to press on with EU deal

    Boris Tadic, the Serbian president-elect, was last night hoping to capitalise on his success in Sunday's election by...

  28. February 4, 2008

    Belgrade buys time

    The narrow victory of Boris Tadic in the Serbian presidential elections has been greeted with relief in the European Union,...

  29. February 4, 2008

    Tadic’s supporters victory unlikely to end Kosovo anger

    “Thank you, Belgrade,” say posters hastily pasted up in the Serbian capital by supporters of the pro-western Boris Tadic...

  30. February 4, 2008

    Pro-west Tadic poised for victory in Serbian election

    Boris Tadic the pro-western Serbian president, seemed last night poised to claim a narrow win over Tomislav Nikolic, his...

  31. February 4, 2008

    Victory for pro-west Tadic as Serb voters look to EU

    Boris Tadic, Serbia's pro-western president, last night defeated Tomislav Nikolic, his nationalist rival, in a bitterly...

  32. February 3, 2008

    Serbia’s pro-west president wins election

    Boris Tadic, Serbia’s pro-western president, on Sunday defeated Tomislav Nikolic, his nationalist rival, in a...

  33. February 3, 2008

    Pro-west Tadic wins Serbia poll

    Boris Tadic, Serbia’s pro-western president, on Sunday night defeated Tomislav Nikolic, his nationalist rival, in a bitterly...

  34. February 1, 2008

    Third man’s key role in Serbian election

    The decisive moment in the fall from power of Serbia’s former president, Slobodan Milosevic, came when the bulldozer from...

  35. February 1, 2008

    Third man's key role in Serbian poll

    The decisive moment in the fall from power of Serbia's former president, Slobodan Milosevic, came when the bulldozer from...

  36. Brussels Blog

    January 30, 2008

    False steps in Kosovo

    At a conference on Europe’s future held last October in Brussels, Robert Cooper, a high-level European Union foreign policy...

  37. January 29, 2008

    Date of Kosovo split hinges on poll

    The disputed Balkan province of Kosovo could declare independence from Serbia as early as next week in a move co-ordinated...

  38. January 29, 2008

    EU holds back on Serbia accord

    European Union foreign ministers decided yesterday to put off signing an agreement on closer relations with Serbia in spite...

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