Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic has declared victory in the country's presidential election. The former ultra-nationalist is now hoping to lead Serbia into the EU. But he also wants to deepen military ties with Russia.
Tensions in the Serb-majority northern part of Kosovo are rising ahead of a deadline to set up an association of Serb municipalities in the region. Serbia's president has told compatriots "peace is in our best interest."
A prominent lawyer who defended Slobodan Milosevic was murdered on a Serbian street. The 19th such killing this year, the crime has cast suspicion on the region's nefarious web of corruption at high levels.
A senior Serbian politician ignored an entry ban for Kosovo and was dramatically arrested. The issue has sparked tensions between the countries as they attempt to normalize their relations.
Serbia has introduced a new law on school textbooks after heavy lobbying by German publishers and politicians. The measure is likely to increase profits for publishers, but critics say it opens the door to corruption.
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