central belgrade

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

BELGRADE, Serbia | Thousands brave snow to rally against Serbian leader

BELGRADE, Serbia  — Braving snow and cold weather, thousands have rallied in Serbia’s capital of Belgrade to express discontent with the autocratic rule of President Aleksandar Vucic and his government. The whistle-blowing crowds marched Saturday through central Belgrade, some carrying umbrellas against the falling snow. The protesters stopped by the presidency building, urging Vucic to … Continue reading BELGRADE, Serbia | Thousands brave snow to rally against Serbian leader

BELGRADE, Serbia | 2 dead at Serbian National Library after gas leak

BELGRADE, Serbia— A poisonous gas leak killed two men Friday at the National Library in the Serbian capital of Belgrade, police said. An emergency team was sent to the building in central Belgrade after the leak was detected and sealed off the area, police said. Some 50 people had been evacuated from the library building … Continue reading BELGRADE, Serbia | 2 dead at Serbian National Library after gas leak