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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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Mann, Hutten on U.S. team roster

    Center John Mann, a former Corona del Mar High standout, and defender Tim Hutten, a former UC Irvine All-American, are on the U.S. men's senior national team roster for the 2013 FINA World Championships that begin on Monday in Barcelona, Spain. Mann...
  • Serbia Selects 'Circles' as Oscar Entry

    LONDON -- Serbia has selected Srdan Golubovic's "Circles," which won the Special Jury Prize in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition section at Sundance, as its entry for the foreign-language pic Oscar. The film centers on the murder of Marko, 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...
  • Amy Winehouse Cancels Entire Tour After 'Disastrous' Show

    Amy Winehouse Cancels Entire Tour After 'Disastrous' Show
    BELGRADE, Serbia (KTLA) -- Troubled "Rehab" singer Amy Winehouse has canceled the rest of her European tour after she appeared incoherent during her kick-off show in Serbia. The 27-year-old, who has struggled with substance abuse for years, initially...
  • 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...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...