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Serbia's parliament appoints new government

29 Oct 2020

BELGRADE The Serbian parliament appointed a new government on Wednesday that will have to lead the country toward recovery after the novel coronavirus pandemic and steer it closer toward membership in the European Union.

Serbia's parliament appoints new government

29 Oct 2020

BELGRADE, Oct 28 The Serbian parliament appointed a new government on Wednesday that will have to lead the country toward recovery after the novel coronavirus pandemic and steer it closer toward membership in the European Union.

Montenegro's senior Orthodox Christian cleric tests COVID-positive

07 Oct 2020

PODGORICA The senior cleric of Montenegro's Serbian Orthodox Church, who avoids mask-wearing and called a pilgrimage "God's vaccine", has tested positive for coronavirus, his office said on Wednesday.

Montenegro's senior Orthodox Christian cleric tests COVID-positive

07 Oct 2020

PODGORICA, Oct 7 The senior cleric of Montenegro's Serbian Orthodox Church, who avoids mask-wearing and called a pilgrimage "God's vaccine", has tested positive for coronavirus, his office said on Wednesday.

Mladic closing speech cut short at genocide appeal

26 Aug 2020

AMSTERDAM A U.N. judge cut short the closing remarks of former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic on Wednesday as he appealed his life sentence for war crimes, including genocide, during the break-up of the former Yugoslavia.

Serbia chooses links with China to develop economy, telecoms despite U.S. warning campaign

13 Aug 2020

BELGRADE As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo rallied Central European nations this week to stem Chinese influence by snubbing its advanced digital technology, Chinese surveillance cameras were recording faces and cars in the Serbian capital Belgrade.

Serbia's Vucic blames opponents for orchestrating violent protests

11 Jul 2020

BELGRADE/PARIS Protests marred by violence continued on Friday in Belgrade, where thousands rallied against Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic and government policies, including its handling of the coronavirus crisis. | Video

Serbia backpedals from planned weekend lockdown after protests

10 Jul 2020

BELGRADE Thousands staged a sit-down rally in Belgrade on Thursday to object to any reimposition of coronavirus curbs and to voice opposition to the government, an even-tempered protest that contrasted sharply with riots in the past two days. | Video

Ruling conservatives set to win Serbian parliamentary vote

22 Jun 2020

BELGRADE Serbia's ruling conservative party led by President Aleksandar Vucic is set for a landslide win in Sunday's parliamentary election, results projected by Ipsos and CeSID pollsters showed.

CORRECTED-Serbians head to polls in Europe's first post-lockdown election

21 Jun 2020

BELGRADE, June 21 Serbians go to polls on Sunday to elect a new parliament in Europe's first national election since coronavirus lockdowns took effect some three months ago, with the ruling conservatives seen winning a comfortable majority.

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