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Greece arrests four Serbian 'Pink Panther' jewel thieves

Greek police said Saturday they have arrested four Serbian suspected members of a gang of international jewel thieves known as the Pink Panthers.

Greece arrests four Serbian 'Pink Panther' jewel thieves
Serbia marks 15th anniversary of NATO bombings
Serbia marks 15th anniversary of NATO bombings

Serbia marks Monday the 15th anniversary since NATO launched an air war to stop the crackdown on independence-seeking Kosovo by the regime of strongman Slobodan Milosevic.

Serbia marks 15th anniversary of NATO bombings
International court to hear Croatia, Serbia genocide claims
International court to hear Croatia, Serbia genocide claims

The UN's highest International Court of Justice is to hear arguments next month in a long-running genocide case that threatens to sour relations between Croatia and Serbia.

International court to hear Croatia, Serbia genocide claims
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Bob Dylan charged in France over Croat comments: source

Bob Dylan has been charged with insulting behaviour and incitement to hatred in France after a Croat group filed a complaint about an interview he gave to Rolling Stone magazine.

Bob Dylan charged in France over Croat comments: source
Gazprom launches South Stream construction in Serbia
Gazprom launches South Stream construction in Serbia

Construction began on Sunday for the Serbian stretch of Russia's South Stream pipeline which will bring Russian gas directly to Europe, making it less vulnerable to price disputes.

Gazprom launches South Stream construction in Serbia
Serbia buries Tito's widow, the last symbol of Yugoslavia
Serbia buries Tito's widow, the last symbol of Yugoslavia

The widow of the former Yugoslav leader Tito will be buried in a Belgrade mausoleum on Saturday with full state honours as the last symbol of the communist federation that broke up in the 1990s.

Serbia buries Tito's widow, the last symbol of Yugoslavia
Belgrade bans Gay Pride parade again
Belgrade bans Gay Pride parade again

Serbia on Friday banned Gay Pride for the third year running, saying the risk of allowing the parade to go ahead was too high.

Belgrade bans Gay Pride parade again
Tennis: Yevgeny Korolev moves 17 lines up in ATP ranking
Tennis: Yevgeny Korolev moves 17 lines up in ATP ranking

Another Kazakhstan's tennis professional Andrey Golubev returned to the TOP-200 of world tennis professionals by moving up to the 197 line.

Tennis: Yevgeny Korolev moves 17 lines up in ATP ranking
Kazakhstan's boxer nurdaulet Zharmanov. photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Boxers' Vkontakte group
Boxing: Kazakhstan boxers won Serbian tournament

Seven Kazakhstan boxers participated in the International 51st Belgrade Winner tournament that was held in Serbia.

Boxing: Kazakhstan boxers won Serbian tournament
Serbia, Kosovo talks fail once again
Serbia, Kosovo talks fail once again

Serbia and Kosovo again failed to clinch a deal to normalise ties and ease tension in the Balkans after lengthy talks brokered by the European Union.

Serbia, Kosovo talks fail once again
Serbia, Kosovo fail to find accord at EU talks
Serbia, Kosovo fail to find accord at EU talks

Serbia and Kosovo failed Wednesday to find common ground on how to defuse longstanding tensions at marathon EU-sponsored talks, but the door appeared still open for further discussions.

Serbia, Kosovo fail to find accord at EU talks
Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic. ©REUTERS/Marko Djurica
Serbia pessimistic over agreement with Kosovo

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic on Monday cast doubt on whether a final agreement with breakaway Kosovo is attainable, a day ahead of highly anticipated EU-sponsored talks with the Pristina leadership in Brussels.

Serbia pessimistic over agreement with Kosovo
Winter weather claims second victim in the Balkans
Winter weather claims second victim in the Balkans

Freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall in the Balkans, that seriously affected traffic throughout the region, claimed a second victim on Sunday as a man died from cold in northern Serbia.

Winter weather claims second victim in the Balkans
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Futsal: Kairat to fight for Best European Club title

Almaty's Kairat mini-football club whitewashed Serbia's Economac 5:0 on October 13.

Futsal: Kairat to fight for Best European Club title
Serbia's war crimes prosecutor Vladimir Vukcevic. ©REUTERS/Ivan Milutinovic
Gruesome details on wartime Kosovo organ harvesting: TV

A former Kosovo rebel witness described in an interview how he removed a prisoner's heart for the black market in organs during the 1990s Kosovo conflict, Serbian RTS state television reported.

Gruesome details on wartime Kosovo organ harvesting: TV
Serbian Chief war crime prosecutor Vladimir Vukcevic. ©REUTERS/Oleg Popov
Serbia says it has witness to Kosovo organ harvesting

Serbia said Sunday it had a former Kosovo rebel witness who allegedly took part in removing the heart of a Serb prisoner for the international black market in organs during the 1990s Kosovo conflict.

Serbia says it has witness to Kosovo organ harvesting
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. ©REUTERS/Stringer
First visit of UN chief to site of Srebrenica genocide

Ban Ki-moon begins a tour of the Balkans this week which will include the first visit by a UN chief to the site of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre and to Kosovo since it declared independence in 2008.

First visit of UN chief to site of Srebrenica genocide
First witness to take stand against Ratko Mladic
First witness to take stand against Ratko Mladic

UN prosecutors open their case Monday against Bosnian Serb ex-military chief Ratko Mladic before the Yugoslav war crimes court, with their first witness to testify on how he survived a mass execution in 1992.

First witness to take stand against Ratko Mladic
Gary Johnson, "Astana" Basketball club player. ©RIA Novosti
Basketball: Gary Johnson and Luka Drca extended contracts with Astana Club

Kazakhstan basketball team Astana has extended contracts with Gary Johnson and Luka Drca for one more year.

Basketball: Gary Johnson and Luka Drca extended contracts with Astana Club
Kazakhstan supports Serbia's bid to chair OSCE in 2014
Kazakhstan supports Serbia's bid to chair OSCE in 2014

Kazakhstan is supporting Serbia in its strive for chairmanship in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe in 2014.

Kazakhstan supports Serbia's bid to chair OSCE in 2014