In Serbia`s remote east, ancient `gold rivers` still offer hope

Since ancient times the "gold rivers" of a rural corner of eastern Serbia have drawn prospectors hoping to strike it rich by teasing the precious metal from the area`s waterways.

Kosovo earns Olympic recognition, Serbia furious
Kosovo earns Olympic recognition, Serbia furious

Kosovo was granted full International Olympic Committee membership on Tuesday, rubber-stamping the Balkan region`s first Games appearance at Rio de Janeiro in 2016 but angering Serbia, who accused the IOC of political bias.

Five envoys present credentials to Prez Pranab Mukherjee

Envoys of Bangladesh and four other countries Tuesday presented their credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee.

Serbia, Bosnia carry out rare joint swoop on war crimes suspects

An unprecedented joint investigation by former foes Serbia and Bosnia culminated on Friday in the arrests of 15 people suspected of kidnapping and murdering nearly two dozen Serbs in an attack during the 1992-1995 Bosnian War, officials said.

EU Parliament urges Serbia to crack down on war crimes suspect

The European parliament on Thursday urged Belgrade, a candidate for EU membership, to crack down on Serb ultra-nationalist Vojislav Seselj who was released by a UN war crimes court for cancer treatment.

Radovan Curcic replaces Dick Advocaat as Serbia coach
Radovan Curcic replaces Dick Advocaat as Serbia coach

Radovan Curcic on Tuesday was named as the new manager of Serbia, the Serbia Under 21 coach succeeding Dick Advocaat who resigned this month, the national football federation said.

Novak Djokovic to make Davis Cup return for Serbia
Novak Djokovic to make Davis Cup return for Serbia

Serbia’s world number one Novak Djokovic will return to Davis Cup action after a season`s absence when he leads his country against Croatia in the first round in March, he said on Wednesday.

Greece picks interim coach for friendly with Serbia
Greece picks interim coach for friendly with Serbia

Under-21 coach Kostas Tsanas will be in charge of Greece on Tuesday in a friendly against Serbia, replacing Claudio Ranieri who was sacked from the position on Saturday, the Greek football federation announced Sunday.

Advocaat quits as Serbia coach

 Much-travelled Dutchman Dick Advocaat resigned as Serbia coach on Saturday, a day after a 3-1 Euro 2016 qualifying defeat at home to Denmark, the national football federation said.

Accused war criminal Seselj to rally against Serbian government

Serbian nationalist firebrand Vojislav Seselj is spearheading an anti-government rally on Saturday but as he fights cancer and awaits judgement on war crimes charges he is as beleaguered as his once formidable party.

Businessman close to Serbian PM wounded in shooting

 A top Serbian businessman with close ties to Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic`s government was seriously wounded when an unknown gunman shot him in Belgrade on Friday, the state-run RTS television reported.

For first time, Bosnia controls its skies

  Bosnia took control over most of its air space on Thursday for the first time in 22 years as an independent state after finally establishing its own system of air traffic control.

Albanian PM to visit flashpoint in fraught Serbia visit

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama left Belgrade Tuesday for the Albanian-populated southern Presevo Valley a day after his historic visit to Serbia was marred by a clash with his hosts over Kosovo.

Kosovo comes between Serbian, Albanian leaders at historic meeting

Billed as a new chapter in Balkan history, the first visit by an Albanian leader to Serbia in 68 years descended on Monday into a public row between prime ministers over the independence of the majority-Albanian former Serbian province of Kosovo.

Albanian, Serbian leaders clash over Kosovo during historic visit

Albania`s prime minister, the first to visit Serbia in 68 years, urged Belgrade on Monday to accept the independence of majority-Albanian Kosovo and was accused by his Serbian counterpart of "provocation".

Yugoslavia's last defense minister dies in Moscow

Gen Veljko Kadijevic, who was Yugoslavia's last defense minister at the start of the country's bloody breakup, has died. He was 88.

Novak Djokovic stays on course to retain Paris Masters title, plays Milos Raonic in final
Novak Djokovic stays on course to retain Paris Masters title, plays Milos Raonic in final

World number one Novak Djokovic took a further step towards becoming the first player to retain his Paris Masters title when he saw off Japanese sixth seed Kei Nishikori 6-2 6-3 on Saturday to set up a final with Milos Raonic.

Neanderthals and humans first mated 50,000 years ago

Modern humans and Neanderthals first interbred approximately 50,000 to 60,000 years ago, according to scientists who sequenced the genome of a man's thigh bone found in Siberia.

Serbia gives isolated Putin a hero's welcome

Serbia laid out the red carpet on Thursday for Russian President Vladimir Putin, on a visit to shore up ties with its loyal European ally as Moscow faces increasing international isolation.

Albania say stones, concrete, coins hurled at players
Albania say stones, concrete, coins hurled at players

A chunk of concrete, stones, coins and lighters were hurled at Albania`s players and officials before and during the match against bitter rivals Serbia that was abandoned amid onfield clashes, the Albanian FA said Thursday.