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February 12, 2016, by VOANews

Observers say Russian propaganda, NGOs and cultural organizations have made significant inroads in the Balkans – in Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro and Albania. Most Balkan countries aspire to join NATO and […]

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UNHCR says it is alarmed at plight of refugees and migrants at Bulgaria borders

January 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) said that it was extremely alarmed at reports of two dead bodies being found on the Bulgarian border with ...

A man and child try to keep warm as they wait at the migrant and refugee registration center in Presevo Serbia Photo P Walter Wellman VOA

Winter weather raises fears as thousands of refugees head to Europe

January 21, 2016, by VOANews

At the migrant and refugee registration center in Presevo, Serbia, a small girl wearing a pink coat screams with delight as her older sister bends dow ...

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Bulgarian police ‘abuse asylum-seekers, migrants, force them back to Turkey’ – HRW

January 20, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian law enforcement officials summarily return asylum seekers and migrants to Turkey, often after stealing their belongings and subjecting them ...

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    Elections enigma in Serbia
    January 19, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Why has Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic decided that the country should go to early elections? Because Serbian televisions have not paid enough attention to him; due to the fact […]

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    Serbia arrests 80 in anti-corruption sweep
    December 26, 2015, by VOANews

    Serbia has arrested 80 former and current top officials, most of them belonging to opposition political parties, on corruption charges, including abuse of office and money laundering. Speaking to reporters […]

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    New Belgrade-Budapest railway to be ready in 2018
    December 23, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    In 2018 the new modern Belgrade-Budapest railway will be operational, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said on December 23. “This is very important for our country. Everything will be over […]