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29 Nov
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has called China a "savior." The people around the Bor copper mine, however, fear for their future, as Bor is part of the strategic investments around China's New Silk Road to Europe.
24 Nov
An explosion rocked the southern outskirts of Belgrade sending a plume of cloud into the sky. At least two people were killed and over a dozen more were injured.
22 Sep
Kosovo began applying new rules on vehicles with Serbian license plates entering the country. While the scheme to have drivers swap out for local registration is about reciprocity, tensions have soared.
19 Sep
The protesters have called on the Serbian government to cut ties with the Rio Tinto lithium mining firm and demanded new regulations to protect nature.
16 Jun
President Vucic criticized Kosovo's new premier as fresh talks in Brussels aimed at resolving one of Europe's most intractable territorial disputes hit a familiar snag.
3 Jan
Montenegro's new government wants to rewrite a controversial law on religion that had sparked anger from the Serbian Orthodox Church. Protesters say the new leaders are betraying Montenegrin identity.
1 Dec 2020
Serbia canceled its decision to expel the Montenegrin ambassador over a diplomatic row. The reversal comes days before a new, pro-Serb government takes charge in Montenegro.
30 Oct 2020
Two suspected people smugglers were arrested in Serbia after authorities in Paraguay discovered the bodies of seven men in a shipping container. Serbian officials believe the suspects tried to get the men into the EU.
9 Nov 2019
People in Kosovo are casting their ballots in a general election that's being held amid calls for leaders to resume dialogue with Serbia over normalizing relations.
25 Oct 2019
Moscow has raised suspicions in Brussels with the deployment of two anti-aircraft systems to Serbia for a joint military drill. Belgrade is pursuing closer NATO and EU links while maintaining longtime ties with Russia.
23 Mar 2019
Jovana, Angelina and Miljana are trained nurses — but there is no work for them in Serbia. Like many of their peers, they want to move abroad. What does it feel like to bid farewell to one's homeland?
2 Apr 2017
Polls open in Serbia's presidential election. Conservative Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic is runaway favourite despite opposition warnings about the extent of his domination over the Balkan country, balanced between the West and Russia.

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