After separate attacks on a prominent political opposition leader and a journalist in Serbia, thousands are taking to the streets to protest an increasingly authoritarian government under President Aleksander Vučić.
Kosovan Serb leader Oliver Ivanovic, who was standing trial over the killings of ethnic Albanians during the 1998-99 war, was shot dead outside his party office in the northern town of Mitrovica on Tuesday, a state prosecutor said.
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.
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.
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
Kosovo declared its independence with support from many Western countries -- including the United States; The World's Matthew Bell reports on what today's events could mean for the future the Balkans and US policy in the region.
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
Correspondent David Chanatry reports that although the Kosovo economy is fragile at the moment, the country's leaders and citizens are determined to succeed - as long as Serbia doesn't stand in their way.