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.
Amid protests in Serbia over the government's response to the coronavirus crisis, the president said he would take a basketball coaching course. Critics scoffed that focusing on a team sport might do the politician good.
As the UN's climate change conference COP 25 wraps up in Madrid, we take a look at how cities are dealing with the impact of climate change. How are African megacities adapting to the climate crisis? Air pollution has a tight grip on Serbia's capital Belgrade. And the Italian city of Venice is dealing with the aftermath of the worst flooding in decades.
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Southeast Europe is facing major problems with air quality. On the last weekend of October, Belgrade briefly held the unwanted title of world’s most-polluted city. And its problems are typical of other places in the Western Balkans. Guy De Launey has been to Serbia’s capital to find out more.
Marina Abramovic calls herself "the grandmother of performance art". She left Serbia in the 1970s and she's never staged a major exhibition in her home town, Belgrade - until now. The city's Museum of Contemporary Art is hosting a massive, career-spanning retrospective called The Cleaner. It's giving Serbia's young artists the chance to learn about the "Abramovic method". Guy De Launey reports.