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Serbs: Nation and South Slavic ethnic group formed in the Balkans
The Serbs are a nation and South Slavic ethnic group that formed in the Balkans. The majority of Serbs inhabit the nation state of Serbia, as well as the disputed territory of Kosovo, and the neighboring countries of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Montenegro. They form significant minorities in North Macedonia and Slovenia. There is a large Serb diaspora in Western Europe, and outside Europe there are significant communities in North America and Australia.

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Serbs protest in Montenegro ahead of vote on religious law

Hundreds of backers of Montenegro's pro-Serb opposition took to the streets of the capital Podgorica on Thursday, rallying against a law they say would strip the Serbian Orthodox Church there of its..
Reuters - Published

Kosovo jails former minister for denying a war massacre

A court in Kosovo has sentenced a lawmaker who once served as a government minister to two years in jail for denying a massacre by Serb forces in 1999 which prompted NATO's intervention to halt the..
Reuters - Published

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Montenegro adopts law on religion amid protests by pro-Serbs [Video]Montenegro adopts law on religion amid protests by pro-Serbs

Tensions rise as critics say law will strip church of its property, including medieval monasteries and churches.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 05:57Published

 

Kosovo indicts six over murder of moderate Serb leader

Six people have been indicted over the killing of moderate Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic in January 2018, the state prosecutor's office said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Bosnia names Serb as prime minister after compromise on NATO

Bosnia named a Serb economist as prime minister on Tuesday after a compromise between its Serb, Croat and Muslim co-presidents on submitting annual reform plans to NATO ended a 13-month deadlock..
Reuters - Published

Bosnia's presidency nominates PM-designate after 13 months

Bosnia's inter-ethnic presidency said on Tuesday it has nominated economist Zoran Tegeltija, a Serb, as prime minister-designate, after its Serb, Croat and Bosniak members agreed on how to proceed..
Reuters - Published

Bosnian Serb ex-soldier jailed for 20 years for burning Muslim civilians

A Bosnian court jailed a former Bosnian Serb soldier for 20 years on Wednesday for setting ablaze 57 Muslim Bosniaks, of whom 26 including a two-day-old baby died, near the eastern town of Visegrad..
Reuters - Published

Rival Bosnia leaders agree to form government 10 months after vote

Bosnia's rival Serb, Croat and Bosniak leaders agreed on Monday to form a central government 10 months after a general election, reaching a compromise about Bosnia's integration into NATO which had..
Reuters - Published

Serb hoping for date with flight attendant confesses to Lufthansa bomb threat

A 65-year old Serbian man confessed in court on Saturday to calling in a false bomb threat to stop a Lufthansa flight attendant from leaving the country because he hoped she would go on a date with..
Reuters - Published

Dutch state partially liable for Srebrenica deaths: defense ministry

The Dutch government on Friday said it accepted the Dutch state was partially liable for the deaths in 1995 of 350 Muslim males who were expelled from a U.N. base and killed by attacking Bosnian Serb..
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Serbia says it using 'alternative' routes to supply Serbs in north Kosovo

Serbia is using "alternative" mountain tracks to send goods to Serb-dominated northern Kosovo to avoid having to pay a 100% import tax, Serbia's president said on Wednesday, in comments likely to..
Reuters - Published

Kosovo Serbs close shops to protest import tariffs

Shops, restaurants and bakeries in Serb-dominated northern Kosovo closed their doors on Monday to protest against a 100% tax the country has imposed on goods imported from Serbia, in a move that could..
Reuters - Published

Bosnian Serbs pull reserve police plan under Western pressure

Bosnia's Serb entity on Monday withdrew a bill to set up a reserve police force under pressure from Western peace envoys who said it would be divisive, with memories still fresh of reservists' role in..
Reuters - Published

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