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Video – More than 2,000 Mourn the Death of Oliver Ivanovic

Video – More than 2,000 Mourn the Death of Oliver Ivanovic

“More than 2,000 people gathered in Kosovo’s northern town of Mitrovica on Wednesday to pay respects to a Serb leader whose killing inflamed tensions between the neighbours. Oliver Ivanovic, 64, was shot dead with six bullets on Tuesday in front of his party office in Mitrovica, a town […]

3 Australians Arrested in Major Drug Bust in SerbiaPhoto: The Srpska Times

3 Australians Arrested in Major Drug Bust in Serbia

“Serbian police have arrested three Australian citizens suspected of being part of an international drug-smuggling group. The police alleged in a statement issued on Wednesday that the men ‘are linked to’ the discovery of 1,280 kilograms (2,822 pounds) of cocaine that was seized last April on a Chinese […]

Kosovo Serb Politician Oliver Ivanovic’s Assassination: Who was he? Two Prosecutors Named Haradinaj to Invite FBI to Investigate? Vucic Condemns Terrorist Act, Will Spend Weekend in Kosovo

Kosovo Serb Politician Oliver Ivanovic’s Assassination: Who was he? Two Prosecutors Named Haradinaj to Invite FBI to Investigate? Vucic Condemns Terrorist Act, Will Spend Weekend in Kosovo

“The slaying of Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic on Tuesday put a spotlight on new tensions in the Balkans, years after a violent conflict divided the region. Considered a moderate politician, Ivanovic was reportedly shot several times near his office in Mitrovica, a Serb-run city in northern Kosovo. His death had immediate repercussions, as political […]

Bosnia to Investigate Serbian Honor Group

Bosnia to Investigate Serbian Honor Group

“Bosnia’s security agencies are investigating a Serbian right-wing group which the national government said on Tuesday was a paramilitary unit formed to create ‘a problem’ for those opposed to Bosnian Serb President Milorad Dodik. Members of Serbian Honour caused uproar when they marched in full combat gear in […]

Djuric – No Dialogue With Kosovo Until Ivanovic Murder SolvedPhoto: TANJUG/Tanja Valic

Djuric – No Dialogue With Kosovo Until Ivanovic Murder Solved

“The Director for the Office of Kosovo and Metohija Marko Djuric said tonight that that the dialogue in Brussels (Serbia-Kosovo Dialogue) won’t be continuing until Serbia is given answers about the murder of Oliver Ivanovic. Djuric told RTS that the information that arrived to our authorities shows that this […]

Japanese PM Abe in Belgrade: Serbia holds the key to stabilityPhoto: Vesna Andjic / RFE/RL

Japanese PM Abe in Belgrade: Serbia holds the key to stability

“Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has made the first visit by a Japanese leader to Belgrade since the breakup of Yugoslavia. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic welcomed Abe, who is accompanied by a delegation of Japanese business leaders, at a ceremonial reception on January 15. Abe is also scheduled […]

SPECIAL: UK Lords Committee – “Western Balkans backsliding on democracy”Photo: Parliament of the United Kingdom

SPECIAL: UK Lords Committee – “Western Balkans backsliding on democracy”

“Russian influence is expanding and support for EU membership is in decline as UK’s influence fades after Brexit vote. Progress towards full democracy and commitment to the rule of law in the western Balkans is either stagnating or going backwards as the UK’s influence in the region declines, […]

US Amb. Scott discusses US-Serbia relations with Serbian Foreign MinisterPhoto: Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Serbia

US Amb. Scott discusses US-Serbia relations with Serbian Foreign Minister

“First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Ivica Dacic received US Ambassador Kyle Scott today (1/10/2018). Dacic and Ambassador Scott talked about the lasting ties of friendship between Serbia and the United States. They concluded that it is the 100 year anniversary of […]