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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga stars as France beat Serbia to enter Davis Cup final

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga stars as France beat Serbia to enter Davis Cup final

They will face either Belgium or Australia in the final, with Lleyton Hewitt`s visitors leading 2-1 in Brussels.

Sep 17, 2017, 20:43 PM IST

Serbia president names gay woman as PM in Balkan first

The appointment makes her Serbia`s first female prime minister and the first openly gay premier in the Balkans, where homosexuality remains a taboo in many parts of the region.

Jun 15, 2017, 23:43 PM IST

French court refuses to extradite ex-Kosovo PM Haradinaj

A French court today rejected a request by Serbia to extradite former Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj, who Belgrade accuses of committing war crimes in June 1999.

Apr 27, 2017, 14:39 PM IST
Davis Cup: Serbia set up semi-finals date with France

Davis Cup: Serbia set up semi-finals date with France

The semi-finals will be played in September.

Apr 08, 2017, 23:35 PM IST
Novak Djokovic seeks Davis Cup spark, Australia count on Nick Kyrgios

Novak Djokovic seeks Davis Cup spark, Australia count on Nick Kyrgios

Since opening the year by winning the Doha title, world number two Djokovic has managed only six victories, and his ATP Race points total of 475 looks tiny compared with the 4,045 already amassed by a resurgent Roger Federer.

Apr 06, 2017, 00:36 AM IST
Serbian PM Vucic wins Presidential Election: Projection

Serbian PM Vucic wins Presidential Election: Projection

Conservative Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic won Serbia`s Presidential Election on Sunday in a landslide with 58 percent of votes, according to a result projection by the Ipsos polling group.

Apr 03, 2017, 09:02 AM IST
Davis Cup: No Rafael Nadal for Spain's quarter-final clash against Serbia

Davis Cup: No Rafael Nadal for Spain's quarter-final clash against Serbia

Spain will instead be represented by Pablo Carreno Busta (19th in the world rankings), Albert Ramos (24th), Marcel Granollers (41th) and doubles specialist Marc Lopez.

Mar 28, 2017, 18:45 PM IST

Sushma again to rescue of distressed Indian abroad

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday once again responded to a distress call about an Indian abroad, saying that the victim has been found and is in safe custody of that country`s authorities.

Mar 23, 2017, 15:31 PM IST

Kremlin denies plotting coup, assassination in Montenegro

On October 16, the same day Montenegrins voted in a Parliamentary Election, authorities arrested 20 people from neighbouring Serbia on charges of planning armed attacks against the state.
 

Feb 20, 2017, 18:04 PM IST
Davis Cup 2017: Novak Djokovic gives Serbia early lead; champions Argentina suffer slump against Italy

Davis Cup 2017: Novak Djokovic gives Serbia early lead; champions Argentina suffer slump against Italy

Djokovic, dropped the first set and was 0-3 down in the second against promising 20-year-old Daniil Medvedev in Nis.

Feb 04, 2017, 09:20 AM IST

Serbian police seize biggest weapons cache in 15 years

Serbian police have seized a weapons cache including more than 100 hand grenades and 30 kg (65 lb) of explosives, Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic said on Wednesday, the biggest haul uncovered in 15 years in a country awash with illegal arms.

Nov 16, 2016, 16:24 PM IST

Serbia PM moved to safety after weapons found near home

Authorities were alerted by passers-by who found the cache in chests in a forest near Vucic`s family home in Jajinci, south of Belgrade, Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic told reporters.

Oct 30, 2016, 06:01 AM IST

Serbs arrested for attack plot as Montenegro votes

Montenegro said it had foiled a plot by a group of Serbs who were planning to seize the prime minister and parliament and proclaim victory for the opposition after Sunday`s tinderbox election.

Oct 17, 2016, 02:09 AM IST

Serbia jails 'spy' amid tit-for-tat ahead of Croatian elections

Serbia jailed a veteran of the 1990s Yugoslav wars on charges of spying for Croatia, the latest of several tit-for-tat moves in which relations between the former foes have fallen to their lowest ebb since the conflict ended in 1995.

Sep 07, 2016, 15:42 PM IST

Hungary to build second fence on border with Serbia to keep out migrants

Hungary plans to build a second barrier on its southern border with Serbia to keep out migrants, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told public radio on Friday.

Aug 26, 2016, 12:03 PM IST
Australian athletes detained in Rio Olympics 2016 for tampering with IDs

Australian athletes detained in Rio Olympics 2016 for tampering with IDs

They were taken before a judge and let off in return for payment of 10,000 reais (US$3,120)fines.

Aug 20, 2016, 20:49 PM IST

'Balkan route' still open to migrants, Serbian minister warns

Around 100,000 migrants from Middle East, Asia and Africa have passed through Serbia so far in 2016 despite the closure of the so-called `Balkan route` which hundreds of thousands used last year to reach Western Europe, a Serbian minister said.

Jul 08, 2016, 19:35 PM IST

Hungary minister says Austrian border checks unjustified

Border checks by Austria that have caused long queues on the Hungarian side of the frontier in recent days are unjustified, Hungary's Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Thursday.

Jul 07, 2016, 16:43 PM IST

Man shoots dead 5, injures 20 in Serbian cafe: Police

It is the third mass shooting in recent years in Serbia, which has tried to shrink the number of illegal weapons in circulation since the 1990s Balkan wars.

Jul 02, 2016, 13:15 PM IST

Hungary jails 10 migrants for up to three years for border crossing

It was the first case to come to trial under a law passed days before the incident that made illegal border crossing as part of a rioting crowd punishable by between one and five years in prison.

Jul 01, 2016, 18:11 PM IST