Latest Serbia News

Moscow ally Serbia cracks down on anti-war Russians living in the Balkan country

Feb. 26, 2024 15:48 PM EST

ROGACA, Serbia (AP) — When Elena Koposova signed an open letter against Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, she didn’t expect a backlash in her newly adopted home state of Serbia. After all, Serbia is formally seeking to join the European Union while adopting all the...

Serbia protests after Croatia's foreign minister calls Vučić a Russian 'satellite' in the Balkans

Feb. 25, 2024 12:16 PM EST

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia on Sunday sent a protest note after Croatia’s foreign minister described President Aleksandar Vučić as a Russian “satellite” in the Balkans. It was the latest spat between the two neighbors, which have been at odds for most of the time since...

The stretch run of the NBA season has arrived. It's time for the playoff push

Feb. 21, 2024 23:09 PM EST

There’s no NBA player who is a bigger fan of harness racing than Denver’s Nikola Jokic. He owns horses, goes to tracks whenever he can and even accepted one of his MVP awards while riding around at his farm in Serbia. He knows the stretch run often decides races. ...

Attorney: Husband denies any involvement in disappearance of American woman in Spain

Feb. 20, 2024 18:02 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The husband of an American missing in Spain under suspicious circumstances played no part in her disappearance and disputes her family's contention that their impending divorce was “nasty,” his attorney said Tuesday. David Knezevich was in his...

American woman goes missing in Madrid after helmeted man disables cameras

Feb. 16, 2024 14:34 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — Ana Maria Knezevic traveled from South Florida to Spain in December to get away for a while. Her family and friends say the naturalized American originally from Colombia has been going through a nasty divorce from her Serbian husband, but the trip was also a chance to explore new...

Greece just legalized same-sex marriage. Will other Orthodox countries join them any time soon?

Feb. 16, 2024 08:44 AM EST

Greece has become the first majority-Orthodox Christian nation to legalize same-sex marriage under civil law. At least for the near future, it will almost certainly be the only one. Eastern Orthodox leadership, despite lacking a single doctrinal authority like a pope, has been united...

Serbia receives another arms delivery from Russia despite international sanctions over Ukraine

Feb. 14, 2024 12:16 PM EST

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia has received another arms delivery from its ally Russia despite international sanctions on Moscow over its full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Serbian populist President Aleksandar Vucic on Wednesday presented a Russian anti-drone system for electronic...

Thompson scores 26, Curry has five 3s in the 4th as Warriors beat Jazz 129-107 without Kerr

Feb. 13, 2024 00:57 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 26 points, Stephen Curry made five 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and had 25 and the Golden State Warriors beat the Utah Jazz 129-107 on Monday night without coach Steve Kerr. Kerr was in Serbia for the funeral service for Golden State...

Leaders of Serbia and Kosovo spar at the UN over the latter's ban of the Serbian dinar

Feb. 09, 2024 12:47 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The leaders of Serbia and Kosovo sparred at the United Nations over the latter's ban of the use of the Serbian currency in areas where minority Serbs live, the latest crisis between the two governments. Tensions escalated after the government of Kosovo, a...

Migrants from Africa and Mideast who died in Bosnia get marble headstones and a memorial

Feb. 09, 2024 00:35 AM EST

BIJELJINA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — In cities along a section of the Drina River, which forms a natural border between Bosnia and Serbia, there are simple, durable gravestones marking the final resting places of dozens of migrants who drowned in recent years trying to reach Western Europe. ...