Dusan Stojanovic
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Serbia-Kosovo tensions: Serbs block road, walk out of gov't
by Dusan Stojanovic - March 28, 2018 - 1:37am
Kosovo Serbs set up a roadblock in northern Kosovo and their representatives walked out of Kosovo's government yesterday a day after the arrest and expulsion of a senior Serbian government official that has refueled...
Russia hands over fighter jets to Serbia
by Dusan Stojanovic - October 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Russia formally handed over six MiG-29 fighter jets to Serbia yesterday, part of an arms delivery that has the potential to accentuate tensions in the war-weary Balkans.
NBA hopeful, stricken by illness, returns to basketball
by Dusan Stojanovic - January 12, 2017 - 11:12am
Former Baylor standout Isaiah Austin has arrived in Serbia after being cleared to play basketball again, two and a half years after he was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome during a physical before the NBA draft.
Istanbul on alert as hunt for gunman reaches 4th day
by Dusan Stojanovic - January 5, 2017 - 7:05am
Police increased security around Istanbul on yesterday and detained some 20 people with suspected links to the deadly New Year's Eve night club attack as the hunt for the gunman stretched into a fourth day.
IS claims New Year's attack on Istanbul nightclub
by Dusan Stojanovic - January 2, 2017 - 6:13pm
The Islamic State group on Monday claimed responsibility for the New Year's attack at a popular Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people and wounded scores of others.
Argentina beats Croatia 3-2 to win its 1st Davis Cup title
by Dusan Stojanovic - November 28, 2016 - 3:33pm
Argentina won its first Davis Cup title on Sunday (Monday in Manila) when Federico Delbonis swept past Ivo Karlovic in straight sets to complete a stunning 3-2 comeback win over Croatia.
Serbia's pro-EU populists win vote, initial projections show
by Dusan Stojanovic - April 24, 2016 - 5:12pm
Preliminary unofficial results showed that the incumbent pro-EU populists have swept Serbia's parliamentary election on yesterday, leaving pro-Russia nationalists far behind.
With EU borders closing, it's a boom time for smugglers
by Dusan Stojanovic - March 2, 2016 - 2:09pm
Tensions simmered one night inside the smoky Belgrade City cafe in a rough neighborhood near the train station. The price of a human being was being decided.
Russia ready to arm Balkan ally Serbia
by Dusan Stojanovic - January 11, 2016 - 2:14pm
Russia is ready to arm its Balkan ally Serbia with sophisticated weapons, the Russian deputy prime minister said yesterday, which could be at odds with Belgrade's desire to join the European Union.
Croatia's conservatives claim victory in general vote
by Dusan Stojanovic - November 8, 2015 - 5:34pm
Croatia's conservative opposition claimed victory Sunday against the ruling center-left coalition in the Balkan country's first parliamentary election since joining the European Union in 2013 — held amid deep...
Migrant Balkan surge continues amid EU attempt to slow it
by Dusan Stojanovic - October 26, 2015 - 12:28pm
The surge of migrants crossing the Balkans on their way to Western Europe continued unabated on yesterday in the hours after European leaders reached an agreement to slow the flow that has heightened tension among...
Wave of EU-bound migrants crosses into Serbia
by Dusan Stojanovic - August 24, 2015 - 2:00pm
In a new human wave surging through the Balkans, thousands of exhausted migrants from the Middle East, Asia and Africa crossed on foot yesterday from Macedonia into Serbia on their way to Western Europe.
Thousands of migrants head closer to EU from Macedonia
by Dusan Stojanovic - August 23, 2015 - 11:41am
Thousands of beleaguered migrants — mostly Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans fleeing bloody conflicts — crammed into trains and buses in Macedonia that brought them one step closer to the European Union on...
Russian troops hold drills in Serbia
by Dusan Stojanovic - November 16, 2014 - 2:34am
Camouflage-clad Russian soldiers parachute from the sky, armored vehicles fire live rounds on an open field after being dropped from military transport jets and helicopters fire missiles against enemy positions...
Russian troops hold drills in Serbia
by Dusan Stojanovic - November 15, 2014 - 4:00am
Camouflage-clad Russian soldiers parachute from the sky, armored vehicles fire live rounds on an open field after being dropped from military transport jets and helicopters fire missiles against enemy positions...
Van Persie's misses nearly cost Dutch at World Cup
by Dusan Stojanovic - July 7, 2014 - 12:00am
On the same ground where Robin van Persie's spectacular diving header earned him the nickname the Flying Dutchman, the Netherlands striker fell flat against Costa Rica on Saturday.
Cameroon exits World Cup with 3 straight losses
by Dusan Stojanovic - June 24, 2014 - 11:00am
It started with the threat of a strike, contained two big defeats, involved a scuffle between teammates and ended with star player Samuel Eto'o on the sidelines. Overall, it was a calamitous World Cup campaign for...
Ronaldo's Portugal sputters in World Cup opener
by Dusan Stojanovic - June 17, 2014 - 11:24am
Portugal's start to the World Cup couldn't have been much worse: a 4-0 loss to Germany, a lackluster performance from Cristiano Ronaldo, a key defender sent off and another probably out of the tournament.
Beleaguered Syrian Christians fear future
by Dusan Stojanovic - October 29, 2013 - 7:02am
Sami Amir is used to the deep echoing rumble of the Syrian army artillery pounding rebel positions on the outskirts of Damascus. It's the thump of mortars launched from an Islamist-controlled neighborhood that scares...
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