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As China Moves In, Serbia Reaps Benefits, With Strings Attached
China’s leader promised the poor Balkan nation jobs, cash and investments, but its “One Belt, One Road” initiative is on a collision course with E.U. projects.
In Serbian Refugee Center, a ‘Little Picasso’ Dreams of Art and Asylum
Farhad Nouri, 10, originally from Afghanistan, has won acclaim for his artwork, but he spends his days dreaming of asylum for him and his family.
Europe Swelters Under a Heat Wave Called ‘Lucifer’
Temperatures in parts of the Continent have soared to record highs, causing at least two deaths, kindling wildfires and driving tempers through the roof.
What’s the Deal With Novak Djokovic?
He’s a mysterious casualty of no one’s sure exactly what.
Serbia Gets Its First Female, and First Openly Gay, Premier
Ana Brnabic, whose nomination was hailed in the West as a landmark decision, has faced a wave of insults from critics, and dismay from gay activists.
Retrial Begins for 2 Serbs at U.N. War Crimes Tribunal
Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, former secret police chiefs, are accused of running covert operations during the 1990s war in Bosnia and Croatia.
French Court Refuses to Extradite Former Kosovo Leader
Ramush Haradinaj, who served as a rebel commander during the conflict with Serbia, had been arrested on a Serbian warrant.
Already Unwelcoming, Hungary Now Detains Asylum Seekers
New laws will keep migrants and refugees in vast camps surrounded by razor wire while their cases are decided. Even then, most will be rejected.
Serbia’s Prime Minister Projected to Win Presidency, Consolidating Control
Aleksandar Vucic appeared headed toward a first-round victory in Serbia’s presidential election, a result seen as removing the last check on his power.
Serbia Prepares to Elect a President Amid a Murky Media Landscape
Aleksandar Vucic, prime minister since 2014, is running for the top job, bolstered by a repressed media environment intended to tilt heavily in his favor.
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