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Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama (left) and his brother, Olsi Rama, whom some blamed for the drone stunt that set off the football melee. (file photo)

Albanian PM's Visit To Serbia Postponed

A planned historic visit by Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama to Serbia has been postponed for next month after political tensions soared following a brawl at a soccer match between the two countries. More

PHOTO GALLERY: Putin mania in Serbia ahead of his visit to the Balkan country

Video Putin Vows To Support Serbia On Kosovo

On a state visit to Belgrade for its first military parade in some 30 years, Russian President Vladimir Putin has pledged continued support for Serbia. More

A woman walks past posters showing Russian President Vladimir Putin reading "Welcome, President" in Belgrade on October 15.

Video Serbia To Host Russian Leader

Russian President Vladimir Putin is paying an official visit to Serbia for talks with officials and will be the guest of honor at Serbia's first military parade in some 30 years. More

Pranvera Abazi, reunited with her son, Erion Zena, who was in Syria with his father.

Kosovo Boy Returned From Syria

An 8-year-old boy whose father had taken with him to Syria has returned to Kosovo. More

PHOTO GALLERY: 'Drone Melee' Halts Serbia-Albania Euro 2016 Qualifying Match

Photogallery Albanian Team Returns As Heroes

Albania’s national soccer team returned home to a heroes’ welcome on October 15 after a Euro 2016 qualifying match in Belgrade was abandoned because players brawled over a flag stunt. More

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A Bosnian Man's Lonely Stand To Find The Bones Of His Son

Djemail Hasanovic has set up a bed on the side of the road leading from Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina, to Podravanje. He says he is on a hunger strike until the bones of his missing son are found and returned to him. More
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Features & Commentary

Bosnians Voting For New Government, But Change Unlikely

Despite a turbulent year that saw violent protests and disastrous floods, Bosnia's elections are not expected to bring any sweeping changes to one of Europe's poorest countries.

Photogallery After An Era Of New Horizons, EU Turns Its Gaze Inward

The incoming European Commission has indicated that further enlargement will no longer be a priority for the 28-member bloc. What does that mean for EU hopefuls to the east and south?

A Kosovo Mother's Plea: 'Bring My Boy Back' -- From Syria

Pranvera Abazi's husband said he was taking their son for the weekend to a popular outdoor spot. Three days later, he sent her a text message saying they were in Syria.
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