Goran Rakic Elected North Mitrovica Mayor

Local elections results from Kosovo show a Kosovo Serb has been elected mayor of Mitrovica North after a prolonged electoral race that was soured by the killing of one candidate and the arrest of another. Official preliminary results from the February 23 mayoral election show Goran Rakic, a Belgrade-backed candidate, winning 52.6 percent of the … Read more

Serbian Basketball Players Spend Evening With Taxi Driver

LILLE – Serbian national basketball team got an evening off after advancing to quarter finals of the Euroleague. Players Nikola Kalinic, Miroslav Raduljica and Zoran Erceg stopped a taxi to take them back to the hotel. When the taxi driver recognized them, he insisted that they come to visit him at his home. They could … Read more

Ukraine: Right Sector Calls Urgent Gathering Of Supporters

KIEV – The Right Sector, Ukraine’s ultranationalist radical organization, has called an urgent gathering for its supporters in downtown Kiev following Monday’s clashes between police and protesters against amendments to the Ukrainian Constitution, TASS reports. “The blood of patriots has been spilt near the Verkhovna Rada [parliament],” the Right Sector said on its Facebook page. … Read more

India Building ‘Powerful’ Navy

India, jostling for the same strategic space in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) with neighbouring China, plans to build a powerful Navy in order to guard its huge maritime interests spanning from the Persian Gulf to Malacca Straight and beyond. Indian Navy Chief Admiral Robin Dhowan has confirmed the news, saying that it is important … Read more

Serbian Patriarch Irinej Sends Easter Messages

BELGRADE – Serbian Patriarch Irinej Friday sent happy Easter wishes to the leaders of all Christian churches who celebrate “the most joyous Christian holiday” on the Western Christian date for Easter Sunday. According to a release from the Serbian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Irinej wished a happy Easter to Pope Francis, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, … Read more