Tag Archives: Serbia

Transgender actress, Warhol muse Holly Woodlawn dies at 69

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Holly Woodlawn, the transgender actress made famous by Andy Warhol & Paul Morrissey in their 1970s films "Trash" & "Women in Revolt," has died. A former…

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Moroccan medical students decry working conditions

Rabat, Morocco – Moroccan medical students have defeated a government plan that would have required them to spend two years in a civil service programme after graduation. After months of…

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Conditions worsen for migrants denied passage across the Balkans

By Kole Casule GEVGELIJA, Macedonia (Reuters) – Conditions for hundreds of migrants stuck on Balkan borders worsened on Sunday as temperatures dropped & a first smattering of snow fell. Countries…

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Bosnia marks 20 years since a peace deal that still divides

By Daria Sito-Sucic SARAJEVO (Reuters) – A metal capsule containing over 20,000 wishes for the future was stored away in a Sarajevo museum on Saturday to mark the 20th anniversary…

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Serbia and Macedonia limiting migrant passage to Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans only

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Serbia & Macedonia have begun allowing migrant passage to only Syrians, Iraqis & Afghans, the United Nations refugee agency said on Thursday. A UNHCR spokeswoman said all…

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UNESCO rejects membership for Kosovo in victory for Serbia

PARIS (AP) — Members of the U.N. cultural agency narrowly rejected Kosovo's bid for membership on Monday in a victory for Serbia & Russia & a blow to Kosovo's mission…

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Libyan drownings, lorry of corpses drive up migrant toll

By Karin Strohecker & Ahmed Elumami EISENSTADT, Austria/TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Austria said on Friday 71 refugees, including a baby girl, were found dead in an abandoned freezer truck, while Libya…

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Wave of EU-bound migrants crosses into Serbia

MIRATOVAC, Serbia (AP) — In a new human wave surging through the Balkans, thousands of exhausted migrants from the Middle East, Asia & Africa crossed on foot Monday from Macedonia…

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Some German conservatives want fewer Balkan citizens to apply for asylum

By Caroline Copley BERLIN (Reuters) – Conservative German lawmakers on Sunday called for more measures to deter Balkan citizens from seeking asylum in Germany, as Europe's biggest economy grapples with…

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France beats Serbia to win its 1st World League title

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — France's men's volleyball team defeated Serbia 25-19, 25-21, 25-23 to win its first World League title on Sunday. Antonin Rouzier & Earvin Ngapeth scored 17…