Belgrade voters often turn their backs on the ruling elite, a fact the struggling opposition hopes will boost its chances of winning back control of the capital, a key political battleground in Serbia.
It is the ugly solution to the Ukrainian crisis world leaders will never acknowledge but grudgingly may have to accept.
2014/3/12, 1 Comment
With a pile of shredded documents in a corner, dozens of volunteers in a Kiev office are hard at work on the frontlines of journalism — piecing together an ousted president's web of corruption.
Healthcare services have collapsed in the northern part of Nigeria's Borno state as doctors, nurses and pharmacists flee for their lives from brutal violence unleashed by Islamist Boko Haram militants.
A decade since the deadly al-Qaida-inspired train bombings in Madrid, Spain stands on alert against growing numbers of Islamist “lone wolves” willing to launch fresh attacks, officials say.
As ongoing fighting in South Sudan shatters any pretence of a ceasefire between government troops and rebels, analysts fear the conflict could engulf the region, as former foes fight old wars in a new country.
Germany has attracted more political asylum seekers than any other EU nation, but now the massive influx is straining the system, with crowded Berlin shelters sounding the alarm.
As world leaders scramble to shape events in Ukraine, China has stood by unable even to articulate its stance, exposing its muddled approach to foreign affairs despite its fast-growing global interests and stature, analysts say.
2014/3/8, 1 Comment
Two Nigerian men sentenced to have a hand amputated each for theft have had their convictions overturned, in the latest acquittals to raise questions about standards in the Islamic justice system.
Russia is unlikely to mount a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, analysts believe, because it has probably already achieved its objective by seizing control of the Crimea region and it would not relish a fight with the Ukrainian army.