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  • The Kosovo precedent

    Amid the kerfuffle around Kosovo's declaration of independence, few have paused to note what an extraordinary document it is. It is so hedged with conditions, obligations and reservations, so replete with commitments to consult, honor and obey the...
  • Your morning adorable: White lion cub sports a milk moustache at Serbia's Belgrade Zoo

     
    Got milk? Two white lion cubs were born in Belgrade Zoo in Serbia on Sept. 18. In this photo, one of the newborns is fed from a baby???s bottle by a zookeeper when it is only 12 days old. These......
  • Swine flu continues slow climb on college campuses

     
    Influenza-like illnesses on college campuses, generally assumed to be primarily pandemic H1N1 influenza, grew slightly during the week ending Nov. 6, with 8,951 new cases reported -- an increase of 1% from the previous week. There were 15 hospitalizations...
  • Kosovo archbishop responsible for embezzlement on his watch, says Serbian Orthodox Church

     
    Via the Associated Press: BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Serbian Orthodox Church says Archbishop Artemije will no longer be its spiritual leader in Kosovo after allegations that millions in church and state funds were embezzled under his leadership. The...
  • The Times on the Armenian genocide

    Since Armenian-genocide publishing issues are always popular for vigorous debate, and since there were at least two big related bits of news this week -- Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) reintroducing the non-binding genocide-recognition resolution, plus...
  • Turkish pride and The Times

    We've had plenty of cause for celebration lately that we are not bound by Article 301 of the Turkish penal code (which specifies a six-month-to-three year prison sentence for insulting "being a Turk, the Republic or Turkish Grand National Assembly") or...
  • Serb To Go On Trial For Attack On NY Student

    Serb To Go On Trial For Attack On NY Student
    A former college basketball player goes on trial Monday in Serbia for allegedly beating a fellow American student into a coma, two years after jumping bail in the U.S. and triggering a diplomatic conflict between Belgrade and Washington. Miladin...
  • Karl Malden dies at 97

    Karl Malden dies at 97
    Karl Malden, one of Hollywood's strongest and most versatile supporting actors, who won an Oscar playing his Broadway-originated role as Mitch in "A Streetcar Named Desire," died today. He was 97. Malden starred in the 1970s TV series "The Streets of San...
  • Coaches say U.Va. not a tough sell

    Though Ritchie McKay knows his professional life will always be a challenge as long as he's recruiting men's basketball players against programs like Duke and North Carolina, he doesn't believe it could possibly be as difficult as his time at Portland...
  • Binghamton Beating Trial Gets Underway In Serbia

    Binghamton Beating Trial Gets Underway In Serbia
    The trial involving a basketball player accused of brutally beating a fellow Binghamton University student into a coma two years ago got underway Monday in the defendant's home country of Serbia -- and things got off to a bang -- literally. As Miladin...
  • Foreign government tourist offices

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...