Serbia

EU To Scotland: Once Britain's Out, We Won't Pull You Back In

Jo Simmons | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Politics
Jo Simmons

Of course, MEPs like Pons are not making life difficult out of pure spite. With the independence movement in Catalonia gaining ground, no Spanish politician outside of Barcelona is ever going to come out in support of Scottish independence, let alone Scotland's separate entry into the European Union. To the people of Scotland, though, that comes as little solace: they might not have voted for Brexit, but they'll likely have to pay the heaviest price.

9 Things You Might Not Know About The Man Behind Europe's Worst Atrocity Since WWII

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 24.03.2016 | UK

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has been convicted of genocide and nine other charges, and sentenced to 40 years in prison. The Yugoslav w...

Tear Gas Released In Kosovo Parliament.... By The Opposition

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK

Imagine a member of the Labour benches releasing tear gas in the Commons. That's the state of politics in Kosovo, where members of the opposition l...

The Chart That Proves Refugees Are Choosing To Go Almost Anywhere But Britain

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 09.10.2015 | UK

Germany has received 11 times more asylum applications than the United Kingdom so far this year, the latest figures from UNHCR reveal. Refugees mak...

Europe Must Rethink Its Response to the Refugee Crisis

Laura Gilmour | Posted 24.09.2016 | UK
Laura Gilmour

The horrors of the Syrian conflict are bewildering, and undoubtedly present some stark moral and political choices for European and world leaders. The question is whether or not they have the conscience to finally tale real action on them?

Graphic Images Show Bloodied Refugees After Tear Gas And Water Cannon Used

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK

Graphic pictures have shown the aftermath of tear gas and water cannon used on people at the Hungarian border on Wednesday. In one particularly sho...

Jack Sommers

Why Only The Poorest Refugees Will Be Hit By Hungary's New Border Fence

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK

Calais-style refugee camps are set to appear along the Serbian border with Hungary, it has been claimed, as a result of a new fence that aims to stop ...

Now Hungary Could Use Its Army To Stop People Entering Europe

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK

The Hungarian army could be sent the country's border against an influx of people trying to enter Europe. The country has been told to expect 40,00...

Serbian Prime Minister Attacked During Srebrenica Massacre Commemoration

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 11.07.2015 | UK

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic was attacked during an event commemorating the Srebrenica slaughter 20 years. As Vucic entered the cemetery...

Tony Blair Advising A Prime Minister Who Called Him An 'English Gay Fart'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK

Tony Blair is now advising a prime minister whose country he once bombed, and who also once contributed to a book entitled "English Gay Fart Tony Blai...

European Comedy Tour Journal, Day Nineteen: Ljubljana

Kai Humphries | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Comedy
Kai Humphries

We have arrived in Ljubljana, a title that reads more like a WiFi password than a place name, after an eight hour sleep in the Belgrade hotel and a five hour sleep in the car Daniel has found it necessary to retire to his quarters for a nap and recharge for the gig.

European Comedy Tour Journal, Day Eighteen: Belgrade

Kai Humphries | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Comedy
Kai Humphries

We've boarded the flight from Zurich to Belgrade with that hazy level of hangover where everything is vague, memories evaporate the minute they are made, nothing is done with consideration or care because being conscious is a trick...

'Absurd'! Albanian PM's Brother Denies Flying Serbia Drone

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Sport

The Albanian prime minister's brother has dismissed accusations he piloted the drone which caused the country's European Championship qualifier with S...

Drone Invasion Sparks Melee Between Serbia And Albania

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Sport

Serbia and Albania are both facing the possibility of being sanctioned by Uefa after their Euro 2016 qualifier was abandoned on Tuesday night in bizar...

Marina Abramović: I'll Be Your Mirror

Peter Yeung | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Peter Yeung

Marina Abramovic © Manfred Werner For someone who received not far off a million visitors to their retrospective at New York's Museum of Modern Art...

19 Shocking Pictures Of The Balkan Floods That Claimed Dozens Of Lives

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK

Land mines from the Balkan conflict have been dislodged by more than 3,000 landslides after serious flooding claimed dozens of lives across Bosnia, Se...

Obama Lied About a Referendum in Kosovo

David Morrison | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK Politics
David Morrison

In Brussels, on 26 March 2014, President Obama lied about a referendum being held in Kosovo prior to its secession from Serbia in February 2008. He was trying to justify US support for Kosovo's secession from Serbia at that time, while condemning Russia for supporting Crimea's secession from Ukraine today...

15 Years on From Serbia - Why Does the UN Still Exist?

Marko Kasic | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Politics
Marko Kasic

I have no standing in passing judgement on the actions of those entrusted with making enormously difficult decisions, most of which are far beyond my comprehension. However, I do believe I am entitled, just like every other person, to ask the question of why the UN has not been sacked?

There Must Be No Shortcuts on Serbia's Path to the EU

David Clark | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK Politics
David Clark

The challenge presented by Serbia's accession is symptomatic of a larger problem that has become apparent as the EU's frontiers have expanded. Almost all European countries outside the EU want the rights and opportunities that come with full membership.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: The End Of Free Movement In The EU?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

The TWO things you need to know on Friday 20 December 2013... 1) THE END OF FREE MOVEMENT IN THE EU? You might know that Dave wants to overhaul ...

Marred by Violence? Trouble Distorts Poll in Kosovo for the Better

Harriet Line | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Harriet Line

On Sunday, those living in the north of Kosovo took to the polls for the time since 1999 to elect a Mayor who would govern under the jurisdiction of Pristina. The problem was that not many of them went...

The War Might Be Over But Kosovo Remains a Country Divided

Harriet Line | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Harriet Line

Stretching across the river Ibar is one of the most politicised spaces in Europe, a little known city named Mitrovica in northern Kosovo. You might be mistaken for thinking that this antithetically tranquil river marks the border between two countries; the signs are deceptive.

The Street Children of Belgrade and the Universal Search for Peace

Toby Brundin | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK
Toby Brundin

The past three months of my life have been engaged in managing and shaping a fascinating project called films4peace, which reaches its fruition this weekend on the UN's International Day of Peace on 21 September. It's an unusual beast: the brainchild of the highly creative South African curator and art historian Mark Coetzee...

The World's Most Frustrated Player?

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK Sport

Gareth Bale was recently unveiled by Real Madrid as the world's most expensive player in football history. But he failed to make an impact in Tuesd...

No More Muscles: Beyoncé Issues Just Two Flattering Snaps As She Kicks Off World Tour

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Beyoncé kicked off her world tour on Monday – and pulled out all the stops to ensure there was no repeat of her “muscly” appearance at February...