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BELGRADE, Serbia | Anti-govt protests for 6th week against Serbian leader

BELGRADE, Serbia —Jan 12, 2019— Several thousand people have turned out in Belgrade for the sixth week of street protests against populist Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and his government. Demonstrations first started after thugs beat up an opposition politician in November, prompting calls for more democracy and an end to political violence in Serbia. Critics … Continue reading BELGRADE, Serbia | Anti-govt protests for 6th week against Serbian leader

SKOPJE, Macedonia | Thousands march to promote vote for Macedonia name deal

SKOPJE, Macedonia — Thousands of people have marched in Macedonia’s capital to promote support for changing the country’s name in an upcoming referendum that also could clear the way for NATO membership. The referendum scheduled for Sept 30 will seek voter approval of a June agreement with Greece to rename the small Balkan nation “North … Continue reading SKOPJE, Macedonia | Thousands march to promote vote for Macedonia name deal