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New Serb unity day triggers worries across the Balkans

Sep. 15, 2021 14:22 PM EDT

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia kicked off a new national holiday on Wednesday with a display of military power and calls for all ethnic Serbs in the Balkans to unite under one flag, triggering unease among its neighbors decades after similar calls led to the bloody wars of the 1990s. ...

The Latest: New Zealand has first big case drop in 2 weeks

Aug. 29, 2021 22:08 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The number of new coronavirus cases in New Zealand has fallen significantly for the first time since an outbreak was detected nearly two weeks ago. Officials hope it is an indication that a strict nationwide lockdown might be working to halt...

Kosovar survivors of Croatia bus crash return to homeland

Jul. 27, 2021 18:57 PM EDT

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Some of the survivors of a deadly bus crash in Croatia flew home to Kosovo on Tuesday to a welcoming crowd at the country's international airport at the capital, Pristina. A plane flew in from Osijek, Croatia, bringing 21 ethnic Albanian Kosovars...

Kosovo mourns 10 compatriots killed in Croatia bus crash

Jul. 26, 2021 13:08 PM EDT

DEVE, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo observed a day of mourning with flags at half-staff and parliament postponed its session Monday in memory of 10 Kosovars who died when their bus crashed in Croatia. The bus carrying 65 passengers and two drivers swerved off a highway while...

Bus swerves off road in Croatia; 10 killed, 44 injured

Jul. 25, 2021 16:07 PM EDT

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A bus swerved off a highway and crashed in Croatia early Sunday after the driver apparently fell asleep, killing 10 people and injuring at least 44 others — some of them seriously, authorities said. The crash happened about 6 a.m. near the town...

The Latest: Oklahoma new virus cases top 1,000 for third day

Jul. 23, 2021 19:57 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The number of newly reported coronavirus cases in Oklahoma topped 1,000 for a third consecutive day on Friday and the seven-day average of new cases has nearly quintupled in less than a month, according to Oklahoma State Department of Health figures. The...