Serbians head to polls to elect new president

Populist Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic expected to clinch overwhelming victory against a fragmented opposition.


Dark and smoky shelters for refugees stranded in Serbia

Fearful of deportations at official camps, refugees in Serbia find cover in make-shift shelters.


Refugees in Serbia fear deportation

Hundreds living in poor conditions refuse to go into official camps amid deportations from European countries.


On Europe's doorstep: Refugees stranded in cold

More than 6,400 refugees and migrants are stuck in Serbia due to European Union's closed borders.

Human Rights

Stranded and sick, refugees endure harsh Serbian winter

Europe's border closures have left thousands of refugees in the Balkans.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Tomislav Nikolic: Serbia won't align with East or West

The president discusses Serbia's non-alignment stance, why it will never recognise Kosovo, and its commitment to Russia.

Humanitarian crises

Afghan refugees stranded in Serbia

As winter approaches and policies continue to harden against them, life for refugees becomes more difficult in Europe.

The Listening Post

Serbia's censorship debate

Is the Serbian government using underhand censorship methods to control the media narrative, or are critics too harsh?


Srebrenica elects first Bosnian Serb mayor since 1999

Results show Grujicic won most votes in city where thousands of Muslims were killed by Bosnian Serb army in the 1990s.


Bosnia's Serbs vote over disputed national holiday

Referendum, which defies ban by country's highest court, risks stoking ethnic tensions in divided Balkan country.

Human Rights

Hungary indicts camerawoman who kicked refugees

Petra Laszlo charged with disorderly conduct after she was filmed kicking and tripping refugees fleeing police.


Slobodan Milosevic is no hero

Efforts to deny indisputable atrocities are more than fading remnants of discredited regimes.

by Serge Brammertz

Humanitarian crises

Serbia PM says country not a 'parking lot' for refugees

Serbia announces intent to beef up border patrols as the number of refugees grows due to Hungary's border controls.


Pro-EU prime minister claims victory in Serbia election

Aleksandar Vucic says Serbia will continue on "European path" as his party looks set to win nearly half of votes cast.


Serbians vote in snap parliamentary poll

Election seen as de facto referendum on PM Vucic's bid to lead Balkan nation towards European Union membership.