Nearly 20 years after the war in Kosovo, efforts to achieve reconciliation between Serbs and ethnic Albanians have suffered one of their worst setbacks in recent years. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports in part two of our series, with the…
By Malcolm Brabant
Bosnia and Herzegovina was ripped apart by a three-way ethnic conflict in the 1990s, and some analysts fear it's on the brink again, as rising nationalism and Russian influence lead to growing tensions. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports with the…
By Malcolm Brabant
For years, Russia has worked to gain influence in Southeast Europe, using Serbia as a foothold on the continent. The European Union finally is pushing back.
By Dusan Stojanovic, Associated Press
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov promised Sunday to create opportunities for Japanese businesses in the Balkans and agreed on the need to counter the weapons threat posed by North Korea.
By Veselin Toshkov, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic is the latest perpetrator to be convicted of war crimes committed during the 1990s Balkan wars. In "The Butcher's Trail," author Julian Borger examines how tough it was to hunt down those responsible for…
Efforts by countries in the Balkans to seal their borders or otherwise regulate the flow of migrants have created a backlog of thousands of people trying to make the journey into Europe, the U.N. refugee agency said Monday.
In her first novel, Tea Obreht mixes realism and fantasy in a larger-than-life story about her native Balkans. Jeffrey Brown sits down with the author to discuss her debut book, "The Tiger's Wife."…
Leaders from around the world expressed appreciation for Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, a longtime diplomat who served as President Obama's special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan. His death on Monday at age 69 comes as a new report on the state…
The ex-leader of Bosnian Serbs, responsible for some of the worst atrocities of the region's war, has been transferred to U.N. custody. Former ambassador Richard Holbrooke and author Laura Silber discuss what Radovan Karadzic's arrest means for the region.
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