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  • EU candidate Serbia says will not exploit Russian embargo

    BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbia said on Friday it would not subsidise exports to Russia, after the European Union urged the Balkan country - a candidate for accession to the bloc - not to exploit the Kremlin's ban on Western food imports. Serbian food...
  • Islamist militants on rise in Austria: government

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Authorities suspect around 130 people resident in Austria - most of them foreign nationals - have allied themselves with Islamist militants fighting abroad, officials in Vienna said on Friday, raising their estimate by nearly a third....
  • Dokufest - a documentary film festival putting Kosovo on cultural map

    PRIZREN Kosovo (Reuters) - Under a starry sky, young Kosovars take their seats alongside tourists on a platform rising from the shallow Bistrica River that cuts through Prizren, bats darting overhead in the moonlight. Others dangle their legs from the...
  • Experts launch project to digitize neglected Bosnian heritage

    SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A group of Balkan experts have launched a high-tech project to digitize Bosnia's historical archives which were partly destroyed during its three wars last century and are still under threat from neglect and a lack of funding. The...
  • Film Review: 'Monument to Michael Jackson'

    A mild-mannered dreamer's absurd plan to spur tourism in his dying village goes spectacularly awry in Darko Lungulov's "Monument to Michael Jackson," an endearing tragicomedy that mixes caustic Eastern European humor with sharp social commentary. In...
  • Book Talk: Retracing the steps of the Great War's 'Trigger'

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - In June 1914, a Bosnian Serb teenager named Gavrilo Princip assassinated the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, setting in motion a train of events that led to the start of World War One. Cape Town-based author and adventurer...
  • Bosnia hit by fresh flooding, two people missing

    SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Police in Bosnia searched on Friday for two people swept away during the second bout of torrential rainfall since May, when the Balkans were hit by the worst floods in more than a century. The body of a woman was recovered on...
  • 100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I

    100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I
    The shot that changed the world rang out on a sunny summer's morning in Southeastern Europe. No one knew then that the assassin's bullet would spell the death not just of an Austrian aristocrat but the entire global order, with four empires and millions...
  • USA's 'Dig' Moves Filming to Croatia (EXCLUSIVE)

    USA Network's "Dig" has found a new filming location: Croatia. The six-episode series, co-created by "Homeland" executive producer (and Jerusalem native) Gideon Raff and "Heroes" co-creator Tim Kring, is set entirely in Jerusalem and cast and crew had...
  • Heavy floods in Bulgaria kill one person, trigger evacuations

    SOFIA (Reuters) - Rescue teams evacuated over 500 people overnight from the small Bulgarian town of Mizia after torrential rains caused flooding that claimed at least one casualty, an interior ministry official said on Sunday. Rescue teams with boats and...
  • Karlovy Vary Festival Brings Best of the East to the West

    This year, the top prizes in Cannes sent a clear message to the international cinema community: From Palme d'Or winner "Winter Sleep" (Turkey) to Un Certain Regard favorite "White God" (Hungary) and "The Tribe" (Ukraine), above, the juries' top picks...