Serbia

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Migrants stuck in Serbia play a desperate 'game' to reach the EU

Nearly 8,000 refugees and migrants are currently stranded in Serbia. Iraqis and Syrians have the best chances of being granted asylum. People with money can pay a smuggler to take them across the border. It's only the most desperate that try to cross the border into Croatia — and the European Union — illegally.

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Serbia re-elects euro-friendly president

Current Serbian president Boris Tadic won a second term in office yesterday, allowing him to continue his quest for EU membership, but Europe is including conditions -- including turning over war crimes suspects, as The World's Gerry Hadden reports.

Global Politics

State-sponsored protest in Belgrade

More than 100,000 people hit the streets of Belgrade to protest Kosovo's declaration of independence from Serbia four days ago, and some protesters also broke into the US Embassy to show their displeasure with American support for Kosovo

Seeking a ban on cluster bombs

An international conference aimed at building support for a treaty banning the use of cluster bombs wrapped up in New Zealand today, and so far, 82 countries have signaled their support

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EU gives Serbia a warning

US and European officials have issued a stern warning to Serbia following yesterday's attack on the US embassy in Belgrade where protestors upset by Kosovo's declaration of independence set the embassy on fire

Former Bosnian Serb leader arrested

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, who is wanted on genocide charges at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal in The Hague, has been arrested after 13 years on the run