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Three die of deadly West Nile virus in Serbia


September 8th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Sep 8 (IANS/AKI) At least three people have died in Serbia from the West Nile virus, which is carried by mosquitoes and causes brain inflammation. The virus was first ... Read more...

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Bosnia war witness says paramilitary raped Muslims


September 7th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) A prosecution witness in the trial of wartime Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic has said she witnessed Serb paramilitary forces raping Muslim women in ... Read more...

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Russian firefighting plane to help Serbia


August 26th, 2012 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian firefighting aircraft has reached Serbia to help the Balkan nation put out a number of forest fires.The multipurpose, amphibious Beriev Be-200 aircraft landed ... Read more...

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Rally car accident kills 3 spectators in Serbia


August 20th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Belgrade, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Car races should be taken with a lot of care considering that when an accident caused by the racing cars occurs it may be fatal due o ... Read more...

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Bronze Age necropolis unearthed in Serbia


June 17th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, June 17 (IANS) A 4,000-year-old Bronze Age necropolis has been unearthed in Serbia.It was discovered during a road construction work outside Vranje town, some 270 km from Belgrade, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Karadzic denies genocide charges in Bosnia


June 12th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 12 (IANS/AKI) Wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has denied that forces under his command committed genocide in Bosnia. He demanded an acquittal, claiming prosecutors had failed ... Read more...

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Serbia bans player for refusing to sing anthem


May 29th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serbian midfielder Adem Ljajic has been suspended from the national team for refusing to sing the national anthem before his country's friendly against Spain, the ... Read more...

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Djokovic won’t defend title at Serbian Open


April 26th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, April 26 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic announced that he will not defend his title at next week's Serbian Open.The Serbian opted to rest in a bid to ... Read more...

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Kenyan runners win Belgrade international marathon


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, April 23 (IANS) Kenya's Mary Pitkani and James Barbasai won the 25th Belgrade International marathon.This year's marathon and half marathon, which saw 2,328 competitors participating, broke the 2005 record ... Read more...

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Indian group builds IT park in Serbia


April 20th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, April 20 (IANS) An Indian group will build an IT park in Serbia with an estimated investment of 600 million euros ($788 million).Serbian Prime Minister Mirko Cvetkovic and Jitendra ... Read more...

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Djokovic unveils wax figure of himself in Serbia


February 10th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Feb 10 (IANS) An estimated 6,000 fans braved frigid temperatures to get a glimpse of the world's top tennis player Novak Djokovic in the central Serbian town of ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie movie criticised in Serbia


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Jan 22 (IANS/AKI) Angelina Jolie's directorial debut about a love story between a Serbian policeman and his rape victim has met with sharp criticism among Bosnian Serbs who ... Read more...

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Two stolen Picasso paintings recovered in Serbia


October 27th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Oct 27 (IANS/AKI) Serbian police have recovered two paintings by Pablo Picasso three years after they were stolen from a Swiss gallery.Tte de Cheval (Horse's Head) from 1962 and ... Read more...

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Russia calls on EU, NATO over military actions in Kosovo north


August 10th, 2011 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 10 (IANS) Russia has called on the European Union, NATO and the UN to prevent a possible attempt by Pristina to regain control over Serb-populated regions in ... Read more...

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No autopsy on Amy Winehouse before Monday morning


July 24th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- An autopsy to determine what killed singer Amy Winehouse will not be scheduled before Monday morning, Scotland Yard said on Sunday. The circumstances around her death remain unclear.A ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse found dead at London home (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Troubled singer Amy Winehouse, who was struggling with her drug addiction, was Saturday found dead in her North London home, reports hollywood.com.Emergency services responded to ... Read more...

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Singer Amy Winehouse found dead in London apartment


July 24th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO WIRE) -- British singer Amy Winehouse has been found dead at her home in north London, police confirmed on Saturday.Sky News reported that the 27-year-old singer was found dead by ... Read more...

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Europe’s most wanted war crimes fugitive Mladic held (Lead)


May 26th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, May 26 (IANS/AKI) Alleged Serbian war criminal and Europe's most wanted fugitive Ratko Mladic was arrested Thursday in Serbia, Serbian President Boris Tadic said."Today we close one chapter in ... Read more...

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Arsenal bent on wrecking Man U’s unbeaten run: Walcott


December 10th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.10 (ANI): England star winger Theo Walcott believes Premier League table toppers Arsenal have the potential to wreck Manchester United's unbeaten start to the 2010-11 season.Walcott will go to Old ... Read more...

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‘Tough talking’ Munter confirmed as new US envoy to Pak


October 1st, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Veteran diplomat Dr Cameron Munter has been unanimously approved by the US Senate as the new US ambassador to Pakistan, where he has pledged "ceaseless engagement" to combat ... Read more...

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‘Tough talking’ Munter vows to combat Pak’s “historical scepticism” against US


September 24th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): Dr Cameron Munter, nominated as the new US ambassador to Pakistan, has pledged "ceaseless engagement" to combat the country's anti-Americanism, saying Washington needs to do a better job ... Read more...

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France take 2-0 lead over Argentina in Davis Cup


September 18th, 2010 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Lyon (France), Sep 18 (DPA) Michael Llodra and Gael Monfils combined for a pair of wins Friday to put France into 2-0 command over Argentina in their Davis Cup World group ... Read more...

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‘Tough talking’ Munter nominated new US ambassador to Pakistan


September 14th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 14 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has announced the nomination of Dr Cameron Munter, who was earlier posted in Baghdad as the political-military adviser to the US ambassador, as ... Read more...

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‘Tough talking’ ‘Munter’ to be new US ambassador to Pakistan


September 8th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept8 (ANI): Cameron Munter, who was earlier posted in Baghdad as the political-military adviser to the US ambassador, is set to replace Anne Patterson as the next United States' ambassador ... Read more...

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Exhumation of alleged mass grave begins in Kosovo


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Sep 2 (IANS) The search for a mass grave in the village of Zilivode near the capital Pristina, said to contain the bodies of 25 Serbs kidnapped or killed in Kosovo, ... Read more...

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Archaeologists discover sculpture of Diana, Goddess of hunt in Serbia


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Belgrade, July 22 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a sensational sculpture, which they think is of Diana, the Goddess of the hunt, in Serbia.According to Blic, the sculpture was uncovered at the site ... Read more...

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G15 meeting begins in Tehran


May 15th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 15 (IANS) Foreign ministers of the Group of 15 (G15) developing countries, including India, began their three-day meeting here Saturday, with Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki expressing the hope they ... Read more...

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Serbia finds 250 Albanians in mass grave


May 10th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, May 10 (DPA) Serbia has discovered a mass grave containing the bodies of some 250 Albanians killed during the 1998-99 conflict in Kosovo, the Serbian war crime prosecutor's office said Monday. "We ... Read more...

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Penelope Cruz to work with Sergio Castellito again


April 28th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): According to Screen International, Oscar winning actress Penelope Cruz is set to work with actor-director Sergio Castellito once again in a film adaptation of the Italian ... Read more...

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Tito’s grandson seeks return of Communism


April 9th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, April 9 (IANS/AKI) Thirty years after the death of former Yugoslav communist stalwart Josip Broz Tito, his grandson and namesake Josip Broz has begun the uphill task of resurrecting his grandfather's ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp gets life-size statue in Serbia


January 14th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Hollywood star Johnny Depp is being given VIP treatment in Serbia - the actor not only met the country's prez but also witnessed the unveiling of his ... Read more...

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Osama sought high-tech weapons from Yugoslavia: report


January 12th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Jan 12 (DPA) Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden tried to covertly buy weapons from former Yugoslavia in the 1980s, but was turned down, according to an investigation by the Belgrade ... Read more...

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Roddick won’t play 2010 Davis Cup


January 9th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Jan 9 (DPA) Last autumn's knee injury looks to have been a deciding factor in Andy Roddick's decision to opt out of the US Davis Cup team for 2010. The choice ... Read more...

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Bosnia war could have been avoided: Karadzic


December 29th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Dec 29 (IANS/AKI) Bosnia's 1992-95 war could have been avoided, says wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic. He Monday blamed Muslim leader Alija Izetbegovic and foreign powers for triggering the ... Read more...

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Djokovic to delay his pre-Australian Open start


December 2nd, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Monte Carlo, Dec 2 (DPA) Novak Djokovic will take a page from the Roger Federer playbook and trim his 2010 schedule in an effort to close the ranking gap on number ... Read more...

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