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.
Shaqiri has not traveled to Belgrade for Liverpool's Champions League match against Red Star. His omission comes nearly five months after he was fined for a hand gesture made during a World Cup match against Serbia.
Serbia — often considered an ally of Russia — has hosted a major NATO disaster relief exercise. Feelings about NATO still run high in Serbia, almost 20 years after the capital Belgrade was destroyed during the Kosovo conflict. Now the country's president says it's time for a more "rational" approach towards the alliance. Guy De Launey spoke to him, and NATO's secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg.
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.