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    1. October 15, 2014

      Serbia rolls out red carpet for Putin with military parade

      Serbia will on Thursday roll out the red carpet for Russian president Vladimir Putin, greeting him with its first military...

    2. beyondbrics

      October 10, 2014

      Guest post: Montenegro is proving its commitment to Euro-Atlantic values

      By Milo Đukanović, president of the Government of Montenegro Although Montenegro is one of the smallest of the Balkan...

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      Serbia has plenty of pressing domestic concerns - including the state of its finances ...
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    1. FT Alphaville

      September 9, 2014

      Equities, ex-UK

      After reading John McDermott (formerly of these pixels) on the latest independence vote poll numbers and why he reserves the...

    2. July 14, 2014

      ‘Scotsie 100’ undone by dire performance of banks

      Investors who put money into Scottish shares 60 years ago would have made only half as much as those who bought stock in the...

    3. beyondbrics

      April 8, 2014

      Guest post: don't rationalise the aggressor

      By Danylo Lubkivsky, deputy foreign minister of Ukraine Putin’s aggression against Ukraine had the same effect on the world...

    4. FT Photo Diary

      March 25, 2014

      Kosovo Albanian massacre victims laid to rest

      Valdrin Xhemaj/EPA Relatives carry coffins containing the remains of 46 Kosovo Albanians killed by Serb Security forces...

    5. March 16, 2014

      Crimea poll proves there are no hard and fast rules on self-rule

      Blame Woodrow Wilson. Popular myth has it that the US president let the genie out of the bottle in his famous 14 points...

    6. March 10, 2014

      Survey points to Vucic triumph in Serbia parliamentary elections

      Aleksandar Vucic is expected to lead his conservative Progressive party to victory in Serbia’s parliamentary elections on...

    7. March 9, 2014

      Serbia deserves its EU dream

      Viewed from the Balkans, the revolution in Ukraine and Russia’s military intervention are a vivid reminder of how violent...

    8. beyondbrics

      February 25, 2014

      Serbia's PM promises much but obstacles loom

      Serbia could privatise up to 100 state-owned companies and enact wide-ranging reform of the business environment if the...

    9. February 14, 2014

      The floods will test whether you sink or swim, Mr Cameron

      Despite the media addiction to the word “crisis”, real crises for government are exceptionally rare. In the decade I spent...

    10. beyondbrics

      January 17, 2014

      Serbia downgraded as election fever mounts

      Recovering growth, a new settlement on Kosovo, real progress with the European Union, generous funding packages from the UAE...

    11. beyondbrics

      December 18, 2013

      Serbia: EU membership - the hard work starts here

      Just over a decade ago, in the wake of the bloody Yugolsav Wars, Serbia was regarded as a pariah by many European countries....

    12. December 17, 2013

      EU to start membership talks with Serbia in January

      EU ministers on Tuesday agreed formally to begin membership talks with Serbia in January at the start of what is expected to...

    13. FT Photo Diary

      December 16, 2013

      Dog day in Kosovo

      Armend Nimani/AFP A dog is chained to a fence at a Roma camp in the Serb-majority town of Leposavic in northern Kosovo on...

    14. December 11, 2013

      Ukraine and Iran vindicate Ashton’s deft diplomacy

      The best people in Ukraine – the ones who want a decent country, less corrupt, more open – are on the streets again,...

    15. The A-List

      November 21, 2013

      It will take more than a football match for Hollande to raise his game

      François Hollande took a big risk on Tuesday night. The French president turned up incognito, with only a small company of...

    16. beyondbrics

      November 4, 2013

      Kosovo election violence a setback for EU plans

      Masked men storming polling stations, assaulting officials and voters and throwing gas bombs; ballot boxes disappearing;...

    17. October 31, 2013

      Serbia champions new pro-European strongman

      Before he popped up this month with a warning that Serbia was close to bankruptcy but pledging to bring in billions of...

    18. 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...

    19. October 22, 2013

      L’affaire Dibrani

      French authorities may have followed the letter of the law when they deported Leonarda Dibrani and her family to Kosovo this...

    20. October 21, 2013

      François Hollande’s authority dealt blow by Leonarda decision

      The unlikely figure of a 15-year-old Roma girl called Leonarda Dibrani with a bad record of school attendance has succeeded...

    21. October 20, 2013

      François Hollande under further fire over deportation of teenager

      French President François Hollande’s attempt to calm a bitter controversy over illegal immigration has instead triggered a...

    22. October 19, 2013

      François Hollande offers Roma girl return in bid to defuse deportation row

      President François Hollande has stepped into an angry dispute over the deportation of an immigrant teenager that has...

    23. October 18, 2013

      Deportation of Roma teenager divides France’s socialists

      Days after the far-right National Front sent a shudder through France’s political establishment by decisively winning a...

    24. beyondbrics

      October 18, 2013

      Serbia: feeling bold. A bit too bold?

      A landmark deal with Kosovo, a $3bn loan package from a new Emirati ally, a high-profile anti-corruption drive: Serbia has...

    25. October 6, 2013

      EU makes headway on healing Kosovo independence rift

      EU governments are making progress on healing their split over recognition of Kosovo’s independence, a step that would...

    26. September 19, 2013

      EU police officer shot dead in Kosovo

      Gunmen on Thursday fatally shot a 35-year-old customs officer serving in the EU’s mission to Kosovo, in a flare-up of...

    27. Westminster Blog

      September 16, 2013

      How much has Britain spent on military interventions in two decades?

      Britain has spent more than £33bn on military campaigns overseas over the last 20 years according to the government’s own...

    28. The A-List

      September 11, 2013

      Syria exposes the decline of American diplomacy

      Barack Obama is both right and wrong. He is right in saying that “the credible threat of US military action” pushed Syria...

    29. The A-List

      September 11, 2013

      Syria exposes the decline of American diplomacy

      Barack Obama is both right and wrong. He is right in saying that “the credible threat of US military action” pushed Syria to...

    30. August 30, 2013

      Isolationism is beneath Britain

      Any military action against Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria will, it seems, take place without Britain. This newspaper...

    31. August 30, 2013

      A stunning vote against military action in Syria

      On Thursday night, a British government lost a vote on military action for the first time in at least 100 years. The House...

    32. August 29, 2013

      The legal case for military action against Syria is flimsy and bold

      In foreign policy, legality is often an afterthought. It is no different in the case of Syria. International law – a mix of...

    33. August 28, 2013

      Syria and Kosovo, the 'non-precedent precedent' [updated]

      “Illegal, yet legitimate”, was the verdict of the Independent International Commission on Kosovo on Nato’s military...

    34. August 27, 2013

      Syria crisis: Can military action be legally justified?

      Will military action by the US, Britain and France against Syria be justified in terms of international law? As the three...

    35. July 1, 2013

      Let Croatia lead the Balkans into the EU

      James Joyce wrote that “history is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake”. Twenty years ago, Croatians lived that...

    36. June 16, 2013

      Drones: Delay over ground rules hampers civilian progress

      One of the UK army’s earliest modern drones was so notorious for not returning from its missions in Kosovo in the early...

    37. June 16, 2013

      Technology: Development of autonomous UAVs raises ethical questions

      In a remote patch of Australia’s most secretive military airspace, BAE will later this year test Taranis – the world’s first...

    38. May 10, 2013

      Digital destruction

      Cyber War Will Not Take Place, by Thomas Rid, Hurst, RRP£14.99, 256 pages In the early 20th century, the Italian general...

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