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# Serbia

Last month
November 2023
Nato chief to visit Kosovo and Serbia after flaring tensions
The Secretary General of Nato will meet with leaders in both Kosovo and Serbia.
This year
Serbia arrests Kosovo Serb businessman in relation to killing of police officer
It comes as the White House said the country has begun withdrawing troops from the Kosovo border after having warned of an unprecedented build-up.
US monitoring large Serbian military deployment along Kosovo border
White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby has urged Serbia to withdraw their forces from the border.
Nato says peacekeepers 'unwavering' as Kosovo tensions flare
An extra Nato battalion is on alert to deploy to Kosovo if required.
Kosovo tensions high after violent clashes as EU calls for calm across the Balkans
Violence sparked by disputed municipal elections left 30 soldiers from a NATO-led peacekeeping force injured on Monday after clashes with ethnic Serbs protesters.
Girl wounded in Serbia school shooting dies, bringing death toll to 10
The girl had been in a critical condition with head injuries following the attack on 3 May.
Serbian education minister resigns after school shooting
Branko Ruzic is a prominent member of the Socialist Party of Serbia, which is a junior partner in the coalition government.
Serbia leader vows to 'disarm' country after two mass shootings in a week
At least eight people were killed in a shooting overnight, following a school shooting on Wednesday.
Memorial held as nine people killed after teenage boy opens fire in Serbian school
The boy was arrested in the schoolyard, police said.
Croatia switches to the euro and enters Europe's passport-free zone
It is now the 27th nation in the passport-free Schengen zone.
Last year
Serbs start removing barricades in easing of tensions in Kosovo
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic announced removal of the barricades following calls by the EU and the US to de-escalate tensions.
Tension soars as Kosovo shuts main border crossing with Serbia
The EU and the US have called on both countries to “refrain from provocations, threats, or intimidation”.
Serbia places troops on Kosovo border in ‘full state of combat alert readiness’
It was not immediately clear what the order meant on the ground as Serbian troops have been on alert for a while on the border with Kosovo.
Switzerland progress to last-16 with thrilling, ill-tempered win over Serbia
Remo Freuler’s goal was decisive in a 3-2 win.
Fifa investigate Serbia over 'hateful' dressing room flag
The flag showed independent Kosovo as being part of Serbia, with the slogan, ‘There will be no surrender.’
Group G Preview: Brazil set out as favourites, Serbia in the running as Dark Horses
Next in our World Cup series is Group G, featuring Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, and Cameroon.
Serbia prosecutors argue Djokovic didn't use fake test in bid to enter Australia
Prosecutors have rejected suggestions that Djokovic used a fake positive test to try to reach the Australian Open last month.
Novak Djokovic lands in Serbia after deportation from Australia
His arrival came as France’s sports ministry said a new law requiring vaccination to enter sports venues would have no exceptions.
Kosovo seizes hundreds of cryptocurrency mining devices
Police “confiscated 272 different anti-miner devices used for the production of Bitcoin”, a statement said.
Djokovic lawyers say positive Covid-19 test cleared way for vaccine exemption
Djokovic has won a legal reprieve from deportation, but it’s unclear whether he will be able to play in the January 17-30 Australian Open.
Novak Djokovic has been ‘crucified’ and is ‘prisoner’ in Australia, says father
The Serbian is awaiting the outcome of an appeal against the decision by the Australian Border Force (ABF) to cancel his entry visa and deport him.
All time
Hat-trick for Ronaldo as Portugal hammer Luxembourg and Serbia defeat Azerbaijan
A 5-0 win for Portugal tonight.
'If that game was behind closed doors, we'd have lost it'
Stephen Kenny hailed the influence of the returning crowd as Ireland somehow stole a point against Serbia.
Hapless Serbia own-goal and Bazunu heroics earn Ireland late draw
A truly hilarious own-goal earned Ireland their best result of the qualification campaign to date.
Omobamidele makes full debut as Kenny makes four changes for Serbia clash
Troy Parrott is among those to drop out of the starting side.
Aaron Connolly to miss Serbia game with injury
Ronan Curtis is also out.
Ireland's desperately-needed win looking unlikely against high-flying Serbia
Ireland are on the cusp of mathematical elimination, with their manager under increasing pressure.
'He got his team selection wrong and I worry that he got it wrong for the wrong reasons'
The Republic of Ireland’s draw with Azerbaijan was dissected on the latest episode of The Football Family.
Stephen Kenny 'not concerned' with reports his job is on the line and comes out fighting ahead of Serbia game
The Irish manager was in bullish mood as the pressure intensifies.
Serbia storm to 4-1 win over Luxembourg to move nine points clear of Ireland
Serbia are scrapping it out with Portugal to qualify out of Ireland’s group.
Mitrovic the hero again with two goals as Serbia grab late win over Azerbaijan
Serbia are top of Ireland’s World Cup qualifier group.
Ronaldo goal for Portugal controversially ruled out in thrilling draw with Serbia
The other game in the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup qualifying group this evening finished level.
Committed Ireland start World Cup campaign with defeat in Serbia
Stephen Kenny’s side fell to a 3-2 loss in Belgrade.
Kenny's Ireland looking more uncertain than ever as World Cup campaign gets underway
An injury-ravaged and unproven Ireland side go to Serbia for their opening World Cup qualifier tonight.
Troy Parrott among the four Irish players to miss out on squad for Serbia qualifier
Stephen Kenny has named his 23-man squad for tonight’s game.
Aaron Connolly and James McClean 'undercooked' but available in Serbia
Stephen Kenny has also confirmed that Mark Travers will start in goal tomorrow night.
New Serbian manager 'can't accept' being inferior to Ireland
Dragan Stojkovic has been speaking about his plans for the upcoming World Cup qualification campaign, which begins against Ireland next week.
Stojkovic appointed new Serbia boss ahead of next month's clash with Ireland
The sides will begin their respective World Cup qualification bids in Belgrade on 24 March.
Penalty-shootout triumph sends Scotland to a first major tournament since 1998
The Scots are off to the Euros after getting the better of Serbia in tonight’s play-off final in Belgrade.
British citizen among 71 people arrested in Serbia after protesting government response to Covid-19
There have been protests for four consecutive nights in several Serbian cities.