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Novak Djokovic back in Serbia after being deported from Australia

Novak Djokovic arrived in Serbia after being deported from Australia. The top men’s tennis player was deported after losing a visa battle that centred on the fact he is unvaccinated. Supporters gathered at the airport in Belgrade, waving the national flag and chanting “we love Novak”. “This is a shame what they did to Novak […]

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Baby girl found abandoned in egg box found by teenagers in -20°C in Siberia

A baby was found abandoned as the temperatures reached as low as -20°C in Serbia, officials said. The baby girl was found by five teenagers in an egg box on a remote road near the village of Sosnovka outside Novosibirsk, officials added. The baby was rushed to hospital by one of the teenagers’ parents where […]

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Novak Djokovic’s lawyers say recent Covid-19 infection gives tennis star vaccine exemption

Tennis star Novak Djokovic had a vaccine exemption to enter Australia after a Covid infection on 16 December, his lawyers say in court documents. Djokovic was denied entry to Australia after landing in Melbourne this week to play in the Australian Open. The world’s top ranked tennis player is currently in an immigration detention centre […]

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Car with Serbian license plate carrying migrants crashes into a house in Hungary, 7 killed

Seven people were killed and four injured when a car with a Serbian license plate carrying migrants crashed into a house in Hungary late on Monday, after its driver refused to stop for a check, police said. The driver saw that police were checking cars in the village of Morahalom near the Serbian border and […]

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Arctic hit highest temperature of 38°C on 20th June 2020: World Meteorological Organization

The highest temperature ever recorded in the Arctic, 38°C has been officially confirmed, sounding “alarm bells” over Earth’s changing climate. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on Tuesday verified the record, reported in the Siberian town of Verkhoyansk on 20 June last year. The temperature was 18°C higher than the area’s average daily maximum for June. […]

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Serbia: Thousands block roads to protest lithium mine project

Protesters blocked roads in Serbia for a third consecutive weekend to oppose plans for lithium mining, despite a bid by the country’s populist government to defuse the demonstrations by agreeing to the key demands of organisers. Several thousand people braved rain and cold weather on Saturday to halt traffic in the capital, Belgrade, and in […]

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Church head who led open-casket funeral of bishop killed by Covid-19 succumbs to Covid-19

The head of a Serbian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Irinej, died at a Belgrade hospital on Friday after contracting coronavirus, according to a statement from the church. 90-year-old Irinej led an open-casket funeral service for the church’s top cleric in Montenegro, Metropolitan Amfilohije Radović, on November 1. Amfilohije’s body had been displayed in an open casket […]

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Coronavirus spreads following Covid-unbeliever bishop’s public funeral in Montenegro

Serbia’s leading religious figure has contracted coronavirus, days after attending a large public funeral for a senior bishop who died of Covid-19. Patriarch Irinej, the 90-year-old head of the Serbian Orthodox Church, was admitted to hospital on Wednesday. He led the funeral of the church’s most senior cleric in Montenegro, 82-year-old Amfilohije Radovic, on Sunday. […]

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Serbia’s health system overloaded by coronavirus patients as anti-government protests continue

The protests in Serbia entered for the 8th consecutive day against the government and the way it is handling the coronavirus pandemic. Hundreds of people gathered at the in front of the central prison in Belgrade to protest against the arrests made during the protests on Monday. The clashes between citizens and police injured dozens. […]

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Serbia: Nationwide anti-government protests continue amid coronavirus curbs

Countrywide protests against the restrictions enforced by the Serbian government to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic entered the fifth day on Saturday. The protests which began on Tuesday evening in Belgrade after President Aleksandar Vucic announced the return of weekend curfew among other measures to combat the pandemic. The demonstrations have spread to other […]

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Serbia: Anti-lockdown protests mature into anti-government protests as daily case count spikes

Thousands of protesters across Serbia demonstrated against President Aleksander Vucic’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Demonstrators were defying a ban on mass gatherings amid a spike in virus infections, they tried to storm into the Serbian parliament in central Belgrade, throwing bottles, firecrackers, rocks and flares. Protesters removed metal fencing and attacked policemen. Police first […]

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Serbia dumps curfew plans after violent anti-lockdown protests

The Serbian government scrapped a plan to impose a weekend coronavirus curfew in Belgrade after two nights of protests in the capital. Dozens of police and protesters have been injured. Instead, PM Ana Brnabic announced more measures, including a ban on all gatherings of more than 10 people indoors or outdoors in the capital. Shops, […]