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  • Greece's Balkan inheritance is heavy

    PARIS -- The Balkans are historically apart from Europe for two reasons, one religious and the other political. This has everything to do with the present crisis of Greece and the future of Greece's membership in -- or perhaps its departure from -- the...
  • George Vujnovich dies at 96; leader of daring World War II rescue

    In 1944, as head of the Office of Strategic Services in Bari, Italy, George Vujnovich guided a team of agents who worked with Yugoslav guerrilla leader Draza Mihailovich to airlift more than 500 airmen from a makeshift runway carved on a mountaintop in...
  • Serbia bans gay pride parade, citing risk of violent attacks

     
    Serbian officials have banned a gay pride parade and other public gatherings scheduled for the same day, saying they fear a repeat of violent attacks that injured scores of marchers two years ago. The decision comes after the head of the Serbian...
  • Census sets off fears of politicking in Bosnia-Herzegovina

     
    In much of the world, the census is a mundane and familiar routine. In fractured Bosnia-Herzegovina, the exercise is so touchy that its people have gone uncounted for more than two decades....
  • Roma continue to face discrimination in Europe, report finds

     
    The Roma, also known as Gypsies, continue to face hardship and discrimination in Europe, according to a report from European Union and United Nations agencies that underscores the ongoing marginalization of the minority group, which has faced forced...
  • Looks deceive: Irena Knezevic's powerful new show

    Looks deceive: Irena Knezevic's powerful new show
    There isn't a whole lot to see in Irena Knezevic's current solo exhibition. A modest aluminum panel covered in silver paint hangs at the top of the stairs. A narrow vitrine cantilevered through the back wall contains four mute, simple ceramic objects; a...
  • Man Has Dead Wife's Vagina Carved on Tombstone

    Man Has Dead Wife's Vagina Carved on Tombstone
    BELGRADE, SERBIA -- A Serbian widower is making news after having his late wife's vagina engraved on her headstone. Milan Marinkovic says it was his wife's dying wish that he never look at the private areas of another woman, according to the Examiner....
  • While Syria burns, Obama stands idly by

     While Syria burns, Obama stands idly by
    WASHINGTON — Last year President Barack Obama ordered U.S. intervention in Libya under the grand new doctrine of "Responsibility to Protect." Moammar Gadhafi was threatening a massacre in Benghazi. To stand by and do nothing "would have been a...
  • Serb commander accused of genocide labeled 'hero'

     
    Every day on World Now, we choose a striking image from around the globe. Today we spotted this bit of graffiti in Serbia labeling a jailed army commander accused of war crimes as a "hero." Ratko Mladic faces genocide charges at The Hague for his part...
  • Fugitive connected to killing of Serbian leader arrested in Spain

     
    Spanish police arrest a man suspected of involvement in the assassination of Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic in 2003. The suspect, Luka Bojovic, allegedly belonged to a feared paramilitary group known as Arkan's Tigers....
  • On Location: AFCI's Martin Cuff touts role of film commissioners

     
    Martin Cuff, who has run film commissions from Colorado to Cape Town, South Africa, and built up film programs in Bosnia, Turkey and Serbia, was recently tapped to be executive director of the Association of Film Commissioners International, which hosts...