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Stories about Serbia
8 August 2014
The man suspected of abducting and killing 15-year-old Tijana Jurić was arrested on Aug. 7, 2014, in Belgrade. He confessed, sparking public outrage in the small Eastern European country.
7 August 2014
Hundreds of people lost their homes in the city of Mizia, when unrelenting rain recently caused the Skat River to overflow. Bulgarians have scrambled to gather supplies for the victims.
4 August 2014
10 July 2014
A Local Serbian Politician Threatened on Facebook to Hit an Activist With a Shovel for Organizing Protests
An activist's call for protests and demands for better reconstruction efforts met online threats from a Serbian city official.
3 June 2014
In this moving diary of events relating to the first few days of the floods in the Balkans, Rastko Šejić vividly describes scenes of tragedy and immense human strength.
25 May 2014
Bloggers, journalists and rights-conscious Internet users have flooded the Serbian web with republications of a blog post condemning the government for stifling free expression during the country's state of emergency.
22 May 2014
This week we talk to friends in Serbia involved in relief efforts. What are next steps for citizens and government? And why is social media under threat?
19 May 2014
As Serbia and Bosnia live through the worst floods the region has seen in 120 years, relief and aid efforts are mostly being led by civilians and civic movements.
26 April 2014
A Montenegrin artist's ink and pencil drawings have grown so popular that they've begun to replace the headshots and selfies that normally appear on Twitter accounts.
27 March 2014
On the fifteenth anniversary of the NATO bombings of Yugoslavia, NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu retweeted a tweet by Kosovo Minister of European Integration Vlora Citaku, causing controversy and angering many.