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    1. FT Photo Diary

      August 28, 2015

      Benched in Serbia

      Migrants sleep on a bench at a park in Belgrade, Serbia on Friday. Over 10,000 migrants, including many women with...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      August 27, 2015

      Sleeping in the park

      Migrants from Syria sleep at a park in Belgrade, Serbia. Over 10,000 migrants, including many women with babies and...

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    1. August 26, 2015

      Hungary considers deploying troops to tackle migrant crisis

      Hungary is poised to deploy the army at the EU’s frontiers as part of a growing military response to Europe’s largest...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      August 26, 2015

      Under the wire

      Syrian migrants cross under a fence into Hungary at the border with Serbia, near Roszke, on Wednesday. Hungary’s...

    3. FT Photo Diary

      August 24, 2015

      Refugee crisis

      Migrants from Syria sit along a road as they wait for a bus in the village of Miratovac near the town of Presevo,...

    4. FT Photo Diary

      August 7, 2015

      Migrant train

      Migrants try to get on a train heading to the border with Serbia at the train station in Gevgelija, on the...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      August 6, 2015

      On track to Europe

      A migrant family walks on train tracks towards the town of Gevgelija, on the Macedonian-Greek border, on Thursday. Many...

    6. FT Photo Diary

      August 4, 2015

      Heading for Serbia

      A Syrian child injured from a chemical attack according to her father, waits to reach a train heading to the border...

    7. FT Photo Diary

      July 28, 2015

      Migrant train

      A migrant shows a victory sign from a train heading to Serbia in the town of Gevgelija, on the Macedonian-Greek border....

    8. July 22, 2015

      Balkan banks avoid a dose of Greek flu

      This week’s reopening of Greek banks brought relief not just in that country but across a large chunk of south-east...

    9. FT Photo Diary

      July 21, 2015

      Cooling off

      A seal cools off at Belgrade Zoo during a heatwave on Tuesday. In Serbia where the meteoalarm has been raised to ‘red’,...

    10. FT Photo Diary

      July 20, 2015

      Migrating to europe

      Migrants wait on the Greek side of the border to enter in Macedonia near city of Gevgelija, The Former Yugoslav...

    11. July 17, 2015

      Hungary erects border fence to plug migrant flow

      In a dry clearing of woodland in southern Hungary, there is the drone of wood-chippers and rumble of earth movers....

    12. FT Photo Diary

      July 15, 2015

      Hitting the road

      Migrants from Syria walk on a street along the borderline near Presevo, a southern Serbian border town with Macedonia,...

    13. FT Photo Diary

      July 13, 2015

      Crossing Serbia

      Migrants sleep at the main railway station in Belgrade, on Monday. Migrants cross Serbia to join other European...

    14. July 10, 2015

      Murray dispatched from court of princely Federer

      Andy Murray’s coach, Amelie Mauresmo, turned up at Wimbledon’s Centre Court wearing a T-shirt with the slogan “Make...

    15. July 10, 2015

      Srebrenica massacre continues to cast long shadow over Balkans

      On a secluded street in downtown Belgrade, two dozen women dressed in black gather under the July sun. The surrounding...

    16. FT Photo Diary

      July 2, 2015

      Heading to Europe

      Migrants stand in a queue near the police station in the southern Serbian town of Presevo, near the border with...

    17. June 30, 2015

      European regulators seek to ease Greece contagion fears

      Central and eastern European regulators have sought to allay fears of contagion spreading from Greece to neighbouring...

    18. June 26, 2015

      Yevgeny Primakov, Kremlin politician, 1929-2015

      Over six decades Yevgeny Primakov, who has died aged 85, served every Moscow leader from Nikita Khrushchev to Vladimir...

    19. June 17, 2015

      Hungary plans 175km-long fence to lock out migrants

      Hungary plans to build a 175km-long security fence along its southern border with Serbia, a move that Budapest said was...

    20. May 18, 2015

      Russia accuses west of stirring revolution in Macedonia

      Macedonia is emerging as a potential flashpoint in a geopolitical stand-off between Russia and the west, with Moscow...

    21. The World

      April 22, 2015

      Ukraine conflict attracts foreign fighters - on both sides

      Just like the conflicts in Iraq and Syria, the violence in eastern Ukraine is attracting foreign fighters – some with...

    22. April 14, 2015

      Property investors look beyond central and eastern Europe’s capital cities

      Judging by the number of cranes and construction sites dotting the sides of Warsaw’s main commercial street, it is easy...

    23. March 26, 2015

      Economic desperation forces Kosovars to flee

      Valmir spent three days wading through rivers, crawling through undergrowth and evading border guards before he reached...

    24. beyondbrics

      February 26, 2015

      Serbia's IMF package set to boost privatisation

      Three years after its last International Monetary Fund (IMF) deal was suspended over its budgetary profligacy, Serbia...

    25. February 25, 2015

      Wave of Kosovan migration sparks unease in European capitals

      It took seven years after Kosovo declared its independence from Serbia for Besim Aaliti to conclude that Europe’s...

    26. February 5, 2015

      Ukraine is only part of Putin’s game plan

      Europe thinks it has a Ukraine problem. In truth, it has a Russia, or more precisely, a Vladimir Putin problem....

    27. February 3, 2015

      UN court rejects Balkan genocide claims

      The International Court of Justice cleared Croatia and Serbia of genocide on Tuesday although the judge did acknowledge...

    28. January 28, 2015

      Beware Hungary’s cure for the Swiss franc mortgages hangover

      When the Swiss National Bank scrapped its cap on the Swiss franc two weeks ago and sent the currency soaring,...

    29. January 14, 2015

      The Balkans are the soft underbelly of Europe

      Could the Balkans be the next playground for Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, and his politics of...

    30. The World

      January 13, 2015

      Reconciliation continues to elude former Yugoslavia

      Within twenty years of the end of the second world war, the same European countries that had been sworn enemies during...

    31. beyondbrics

      December 19, 2014

      China looks to Europe - through the Balkans

      In the pale sunlight of an unseasonably warm December day, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Serbian Prime Minister...

    32. beyondbrics

      December 15, 2014

      Guest post: the Serbia-China friendship bridge

      By Aleksandar Vucic, Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia Serbia recently began its accession talks with the EU and...

    33. beyondbrics

      December 10, 2014

      Kosovo’s new government: in with the old, in with the new

      Six months and a day after Kosovo’s general election, the country finally has a government. But it is a government of...

    34. December 3, 2014

      Serbia caught between Russia and the west

      Serbia torn between Russia and Europe “Partners for the Future!” proclaim the Gazprom billboards that line the main...

    35. FT Alphaville

      December 3, 2014

      FirstFt (the new Lunch Wrap)

      Bhopal remembered, Iran strikes Isis and Martin Wolf welcomes oil price fall Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary say they had...

    36. December 2, 2014

      Anger and dismay as Russia scraps $50bn gas plan

      Eastern European nations reacted with shock and anger to Russia’s decision to abandon South Stream, its $50bn gas...

    37. November 27, 2014

      Germany acts to counter Russia’s Balkan designs

      Germany is stepping up its engagement in the Balkans amid concerns Russia is seeking to reassert itself beyond Ukraine...

    38. beyondbrics

      November 24, 2014

      Serbia’s IMF deal: can Belgrade grasp the nettle?

      Serbia’s long-awaited new deal with the IMF should bolster investor confidence in the country but the substantial...

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