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Serbia: Republic in the Balkans
Serbia, officially the Republic of Serbia, is a landlocked country situated at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe in the southern Pannonian Plain and the central Balkans. It borders Hungary to the north, Romania to the northeast, Bulgaria to the southeast, North Macedonia to the south, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina to the west, and Montenegro to the southwest. The country claims a border with Albania through the disputed territory of Kosovo. Serbia's population numbers approximately seven million. Its capital, Belgrade, ranks among the largest citiеs in southeastern Europe.

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Djokovic pledges one million euros to help fight coronavirus in Serbia [Video]

Djokovic pledges one million euros to help fight coronavirus in Serbia

The Novak Djokovic Foundation pledges one million euros to the battle against coronavirus in Serbia.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 03:27Published
EU holds emergency meeting over coronavirus outbreak [Video]

EU holds emergency meeting over coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus cases continue to rise sharply across Europe, with the Vatican, Serbia and Slovakia reporting their first infections on Friday.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 06:29Published
Kosovan PM to push for constructive dialogue with Serbia [Video]

Kosovan PM to push for constructive dialogue with Serbia

Kosovo's new prime minister took power at the beginning of February and his job is now to lead the negotiations to try and push for Serbia to recognise Kosovo as an independent stateView on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 08:00Published
Kosovo PM Albin Kurti on Serbia, the impossibility of land swaps, and who Borrell should represent [Video]

Kosovo PM Albin Kurti on Serbia, the impossibility of land swaps, and who Borrell should represent

Kosovo PM Albin Kurti on Serbia, the impossibility of land swaps, and who Borrell should represent

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:50Published
Unholy row exposes deep divisions in Montenegro [Video]

Unholy row exposes deep divisions in Montenegro

A dispute over church property is exposing deep divisions in the small Western Balkans country of Montenegro. While the conflict is rooted in history, it is also about Serbian identity. View on..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 08:10Published
Kosovo and Serbia sign deal on rail and road links in huge diplomatic step [Video]

Kosovo and Serbia sign deal on rail and road links in huge diplomatic step

It comes weeks after Belgrade and Pristina agreed to resume direct flights for the first time since the Kosovo War.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:04Published
Refugees, migrants in Serbia attempt to cross Hungary's border [Video]

Refugees, migrants in Serbia attempt to cross Hungary's border

Refugees, migrants in Serbia attempt to cross Hungarian border closed 5 years ago to reach European Union countries.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:07Published
Albin Kurti: Kosovo's new prime minister vows to rebuild Serbia ties [Video]

Albin Kurti: Kosovo's new prime minister vows to rebuild Serbia ties

Albin Kurti: Kosovo's new prime minister vows to rebuild Serbia ties

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:00Published

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