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Serbia: Country in Southeast Europe
Serbia, officially the Republic of Serbia, is a landlocked country in Southeastern and Central Europe, situated at the crossroads of the Pannonian Plain and the Balkans. It shares land borders with Hungary to the north, Romania to the northeast, Bulgaria to the southeast, North Macedonia to the south, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina to the west, and Montenegro to the southwest, and claiming a border with Albania through the disputed territory of Kosovo. Serbia with Kosovo has about 8.6 million inhabitants. Its capital Belgrade is also the largest city.

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Maria Walsh: “There must be a clear plan so that minority groups are not left unsafe” [Video]

Maria Walsh: “There must be a clear plan so that minority groups are not left unsafe”

Maria Walsh is a Member of the European Parliament from Ireland (Fine Gael, EPP), and Vice-President of the European Parliament’s LGBTI Intergroup. Attending the Belgrade EuroPride2022, she was among..

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Migrant influx creates tension in Serbian border town | Oneindia News *News [Video]

Migrant influx creates tension in Serbian border town | Oneindia News *News

Migrants hoping to reach the European Union via the 'Balkan route' often get stuck along the Serbian border. DW's Fanny Facsar reports from Subotica, where tensions are flaring as locals say their..

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Serbia rejects EU draft on Kosovo as president Vučić adrresses UN general assembly [Video]

Serbia rejects EU draft on Kosovo as president Vučić adrresses UN general assembly

Serbia rejects EU draft on Kosovo as president Vučić addresses UN general assembly

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Serbian interior ministry upholds ban on EuroPride march despite new route proposal [Video]

Serbian interior ministry upholds ban on EuroPride march despite new route proposal

EuroPride organisers proposed a new route for Europe's largest LGBTQ+ rights march in Belgrade, but the authorities refused to allow it, Interior Minister Aleksandar Vulin said on Friday.

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Thousands protest planned Pride event in Belgrade [Video]

Thousands protest planned Pride event in Belgrade

Thousands of opponents of a pan-European LGBTQ event planned for this week in Belgrade marched through the Serbian capital.

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Between Tito and the Serbian royals, the Queen's relationship with Yugoslavia was warm nevertheless [Video]

Between Tito and the Serbian royals, the Queen's relationship with Yugoslavia was warm nevertheless

Karađorđević was born in 1945 in Room 212 of Claridges Hotel, in London with rumours suggesting Winston Churchill declared the room Yugoslav territory for the day so that he could be declared King..

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Serbia PM sends message of peace in landmark visit to northern Kosovo [Video]

Serbia PM sends message of peace in landmark visit to northern Kosovo

"I want to send a clear and simple message from here in Kosovo and Metohija, a message of peace, stability and tolerance," said Serbia PM Ana Brnabic.

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'We have a deal': Kosovo citizens to travel freely to Serbia, says EU foreign policy chief [Video]

'We have a deal': Kosovo citizens to travel freely to Serbia, says EU foreign policy chief

The Brussels-facilitated agreement between Belgrade and Prishtina came after weeks of heightened tensions over new ID documents and licence plate rules in Kosovo.

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Recent Serbia-Kosovo flare-up will not lead to a real conflict, expert tells Euronews [Video]

Recent Serbia-Kosovo flare-up will not lead to a real conflict, expert tells Euronews

Leaders of Serbia and Kosovo met in Brussels for another EU-mediated attempt to resolve lingering issues between the two wartime rivalling states that have spiked tensions in the Balkans.

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Serbia and Kosovo hold rare talks to de-escalate Balkan tensions [Video]

Serbia and Kosovo hold rare talks to de-escalate Balkan tensions

Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic and Kosovo's Prime Minister Albin Kurti are meeting in Brussels on Thursday, in talks facilitated by the EU.

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World Championships 2022: Sweden's Armand Duplantis breaks pole vault world record

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