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."…
Bosnian Serb wartime president Radovan Karadzic, one of the world's most-wanted men for his role in civilian massacres, was arrested Monday evening in a sweep by Serbian security forces, President Boris Tadic's office said.
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Despite pressure from Serbia and Russia, the province of Kosovo declared itself independent from Serbia on Sunday. Ambassador Frank Wisner, the U.S. special envoy to Kosovo, discusses the implications of the Albanian-majority province's declaration of independence.
Charles Simic was named Poet Laureate last month by the Library of Congress. Born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, he has authored 18 books and won numerous awards, including the Pulitzer. Simic reflects on his craft.
Yugoslavia's prime minister resigned Friday to protest the handover of former president Slobodan Milosevic to the U.N. war crimes tribunal.
Taking the first major step toward a war crimes trial, Yugoslav police are investigating the role of former president Slobodan Milosevic in covering up a massacre of ethnic Albanians.
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