Mar 21, 2013 21:59 EDT
Croatia and Serbia's footballers play each other for the first time since independence on Friday, in a highly charged tie given wider significance by political, cultural and historical ties and fresh memories of war.
Mar 21, 2013 15:01 EDT
Croatia coach Igor Stimac on Thursday promised a spectacular World Cup qualifier with former foe Serbia as the visiting team arrived in Zagreb amid tight security.
Mar 21, 2013 13:11 EDT
Croatia coach Igor Stimac on Thursday promised a spectacular World Cup qualifier with former foe Serbia as the visiting team arrived in Zagreb under tight security measures.
Mar 20, 2013 13:47 EDT
It was already one of the main Yugoslav league derbies for decades but the now notorious match between Dinamo Zagreb and Red Star Belgrade on May 13, 1990 became a symbol of the bloody conflict in the Balkans.
Mar 20, 2013 07:28 EDT
Football was a vehicle for national pride in the former Yugoslavia, enjoying support from the political elite and state policies designed to create competitive teams and world-class players.
Mar 13, 2013 16:28 EDT
Humanitarian agencies Wednesday pleaded with governments to make good on pledges of aid for Syrian refugees, saying they were swamped by demand with a fifth of the country now living in misery.
Mar 11, 2013 12:32 EDT
The Croatian government slammed UEFA president Michel Platini on Monday over his "inappropriate" letter to Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic in which he urged the Balkan country to tackle hooliganism.
Mar 08, 2013 21:25 EST
Former Argentine president Carlos Menem has been convicted of orchestrating arms smuggling while in office.
Mar 08, 2013 15:44 EST
Bulgaria's parliament for the first time admitted Friday failing to save over 11,000 Jews from territories under its control as it commemorated the start of deportations 70 years ago.
Feb 28, 2013 12:09 EST
Freshly introduced sexual education classes in Croatia's schools has split the EU-bound country as the powerful Catholic Church challenges the centre-left government over its newest addition to the curriculum.
Feb 27, 2013 16:30 EST
Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa's year-old centre-right government fell late Wednesday after lawmakers backed a no-confidence motion following weeks of political turmoil in the small eurozone country.
Feb 27, 2013 16:19 EST
Slovenian lawmakers voted Wednesday in favour of a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Janez Jansa's centre-right government following weeks of political turmoil in the small eurozone country.
Feb 27, 2013 14:05 EST
The end was nigh for Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa late Wednesday as lawmakers prepared to vote on a no-confidence motion after weeks of political turmoil in the small eurozone country.
Feb 26, 2013 15:15 EST
UEFA president Michel Platini on Tuesday urged Croatia and Serbia to tackle hooliganism ahead next month's high-risk World Cup qualifier between the former foes.
Feb 21, 2013 12:54 EST
The March 22 World Cup qualifier between neighbours and rivals Croatia and Serbia has sparked a rush for tickets with hundreds of home fans spending hours queueing overnight to ensure tickets.
Feb 18, 2013 11:33 EST
The UN's former chief prosecutor Carla del Ponte said Monday that the International Criminal Court should be called in to probe war crimes in Syria and bring the perpetrators to justice.
Feb 18, 2013 08:16 EST
Former chief UN prosecutor Carla del Ponte said Monday that the International Criminal Court should be called in to probe war crimes in Syria and bring the perpetrators to justice.
Feb 18, 2013 06:59 EST
The International Criminal Court should be called in to probe war crimes in Syria, former UN prosecutor Carla del Ponte said Monday.
Feb 14, 2013 11:23 EST
Away fans will be banned from both World Cup qualifying matches between Croatia and Serbia, the two football federations announced on Thursday.
Feb 12, 2013 11:44 EST
Two Serbian alleged members of the "Pink Panther" gang of international jewel thieves are to face trial in Switzerland for heists there, police said on Tuesday.