Some 2,000 people marched on the Serbian capital of Belgrade this weekend to protest Rio Tinto’s plans to expand lithium mining operations in the country, temporarily blocking a major bridge in the city.
Protesters called on the government to bar international mining corporation Rio Tinto from building a lithium mine in western Serbia, after Rio...
September 12, 2021
EU-proposed electoral reforms slammed by Serbian opposition leader
The head of Serbia’s Party of Freedom and Justice, former Belgrade mayor Dragan Djilas, has slammed EU parliamentarians’ draft electoral reforms after they were leaked to the media yesterday.
“The proposal we received is not acceptable for the citizens of Serbia, because it does not contain clear mechanisms that would enable respect for the law,...
September 8, 2021
UK slaps pet abductors with tighter sanctions
Tougher penalties await dognappers in the United Kingdom this year after the government introduced a new criminal offence of pet abduction.
Amid a surge in animal thefts during the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has moved to introduce pet abduction as a criminal offence and will cover all pet theft, albeit 70 per cent of the...
At a meeting marking the 13th anniversary of the Socialist Movement, Serbian Interior Minister Aleksandar Vulin sparked controversy after he called on his government to “unite the Serb world.” “The... read more →
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared talks over the future of Cyprus will only take place between “the two states” on the Mediterranean island. “The new negotiation process can... read more →
A Russian court on Wednesday sent a prominent activist to jail even before being heard, as authorities continued to crack down on critics ahead of the September parliamentary election. The... read more →
Russian authorities have warned members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) + community of a potential arrest if they continue fathering children to surrogate mothers. A report by... read more →
Twenty people said to have been members of a money-laundering organisation have been arrested in several countries in Europe. According to a report by New Europe, the organisation called “QQAAZZ”... read more →
Authorities in Belgium and three other countries busted a drug trafficking network backed by corrupt police officials after found trying to ship worth hundreds of millions of cocaine into Western... read more →
The French government is underway with the investigation of an alleged €1.7-million fraud of the country’s temporary unemployment scheme that was meant to aid businesses and workers amid the global... read more →
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