Belgrade is the capital of Serbia, and the country's largest city. It was also the capital of Yugoslavia from its founding in 1918 to its dissolution in 2006.
The name Belgrade translates to "White City." It is located where the Sava and Danube rivers meet. The city has its own autonomous city authority, and is also the seat of all Serbian state authorities, including the executive, legislative and judiciary ones. Here you can find an automatic compilation of DW content on Belgrade.
Dragoslav Ognjanovic was gunned down in front of his apartment building in a gangland-style killing, police said. He had been part of the legal team which defended Slobodan Milosevic at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal.
The European Commission has outlined a new strategy for the EU’s enlargement which could see Serbia joining the bloc in 2025. But Brussels says Serbia and Kosovo must normalize relations. Kosovo declared independence from Serbia ten years ago after a bloody struggle. Belgrade still doesn't recognize its independence. Ethnic tensions continue to divide the two countries. Filip Warwick reports.
The three German teams go into the second Europa League matches needing a win to stay in the hunt for the knockout stages. In Cologne, police are bracing for an influx of hundreds of possible troublemakers from Belgrade.