Maia Ernst and her mom escaped Dnipro under heavy shelling in a car occupied by dogs — her own and a few rescues. For the moment, they’re living about an hour outside Belgrade, the Serbian capital, where Ernst has taken in a couple more dogs.
In a matter of weeks, some parts of the globe have gone from trying to get enough vaccines to now having them, and trying to convince people to take them.
Western leaders learned the hard way 25 years ago that conflict in the Balkans can become ethnic cleansing. Add Russia into the mix, and Montenegro's new problems are US and European problems, too.
Although some Serbians see it as a big win for the country — and a rare victory at that — others are critical of what they see as the politicization of vaccines.
The WHO released new guidelines on Thursday acknowledging some reports of airborne transmission of the coronavirus. And, the WHO sent a team to China today to lay the groundwork for an investigation on the origins of the novel coronavirus. Meanwhile, several countries are making additional moves to reopen. The UK government announced that starting Friday, visitors arriving in England from 58 selected countries will no longer be required to self-isolate for 14 days.
Serbia's president backtracked Wednesday on his plans to reinstate a coronavirus lockdown in Belgrade after thousands protested the move and violently clashed with the police in the capital.
DNA testing is making it possible for thousands of families to recover and identify the skeletal remains of loved ones decades after they were murdered or disappeared. But some families are traumatized and distressed by these discoveries.
These other countries don’t look threatening. They look like democracies. But they’re not.
After separate attacks on a prominent political opposition leader and a journalist in Serbia, thousands are taking to the streets to protest an increasingly authoritarian government under President Aleksander Vučić.
Ten years after Kosovo declared its independence from Serbia, Serbs and Albanians in Kosovo remain deeply divided — even over food.
Kosovan Serb leader Oliver Ivanovic, who was standing trial over the killings of ethnic Albanians during the 1998-99 war, was shot dead outside his party office in the northern town of Mitrovica on Tuesday, a state prosecutor said.