| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:31 PM
A special prosecutor appointed by the European Union to investigate allegations of war crimes by Kosovo Albanian leaders said Tuesday he had found "compelling indications" of crimes against humanity, including the killing of minorities to harvest and sell...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:30 AM
PARIS - Tapping into a new and often more audience-friendly generation of directors and producers from Eastern Europe, Paris-based sales-production house Wide Management has made first major deal on Karlovy Vary player "Barbarians," pre-selling Japan to...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:38 PM
The Cleveland Cavaliers took Kansas small forward Andrew Wiggins with the first overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.
The draft has shaped up to be one of the most open ended in years because the presumed No. 1 overall pick, Kansas center Joel Embiid,...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:30 AM
The School of Film Agents unveiled the participants for its sophomore session at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival on Tuesday.
The workshop program Sofa will take place in Wroclaw, Poland, from Aug. 15-24. Participants are the young "film agents" of...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:42 PM
Dobrica Cosic, a nationalist writer who served briefly as Yugoslavia's president as the country unraveled in civil war, died Sunday, his family said. He was 92.
A former communist-turned-nationalist, Cosic was one of the most influential figures in 20th...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:22 PM
If you think the plant louse phylloxera or the "great experiment" of Prohibition were hiccups in your country's winemaking life, consider instead Communist rule, ethnic cleansing and carpet-bombing.
Many of the Balkan countries, winemakers for upward of...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Master of the viol, Jordi Savall is also a master joiner.
His specialty is a narrow-seeming one, his six-stringed instrument's heyday having been the 16th and early 17th centuries when the viol was second in popularity only to the lute. Viol repertory...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 2:30 PM
LES ARCS, France -- Vuk Rsumovic's "No One's Child," a drama set in war-torn Bosnia, won the Work-In-Progress nod at Les Arcs film festival's co-production village on Dec. 16.
Set in 1988, "Child" centers on the true story of a wild boy who was found...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 12:50 PM
BELGRADE, Serbia -- The Czech Republic retained the Davis Cup title by beating Serbia, 3-2, in the final Sunday after Radek Stepanek swept past Dusan Lajovic in the decisive singles match.
The Czech veteran beat the 117th-ranked Lajovic, 6-3, 6-1, 6-1,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Tennis star Novak Djokovic, whose family already owns one of the most popular restaurants in his home city of Belgrade in Serbia, now has an airplane named after him:
@RTS_Vesti @DjokerNole #Djokovicplane #LetimosaNoletom pic.twitter.com/...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 2:30 AM
ZAGREB, Croatia -- The international features jury at the Zagreb Film Festival, which is one of the Balkan region's top movie events, delivered the top prize to "The Lunchbox" Saturday at the closing ceremony in the historic Europa Kino movie theater,...