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Serbia holds first Gay Pride march in four years thanks to capital lockdown

Ben Tufft reports for The Independent:

‘Belgrade was placed under lockdown last night as Serbia’s first Gay Pride march in four years took place under the watchful eye of tanks and special forces. 73 more words

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Thousands still missing from Bosnia war

Press TV reports:

‘Bosnia-Herzegovina is still dealing with the dilemma of thousands of people filed as missing from the Bosnian war in the 1990s, Press TV reports. 28 more words

The Balkans

Women of Life: Strength and Vision in Mostar  By Danielle Bonner

Have you ever met a person and sensed there is something special about them? Since joining the… 1,477 more words


Tree planting at Rideau Hall to mark 100th anniversary of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will mark the 100th anniversary of service to Canada by Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, according to a news release from the Governor General’s office. 255 more words

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Albania to Athens - The (Very) Long Way

Our surreal adventure through Albania continued after three marvellous days lounging around on Dhermi Beach. Once we were sunned-out we had a week to make it to Athens in order to meet up with Amanda’s friend Kathleen, who had decided to come meet us for a quick two-week jaunt through the Greek islands and the Turkish coast. 1,523 more words


When Whites Were Ruled by Non-Whites: A Review of Misha Glenny's "The Balkans" Part 1

I’m back! Just to clarify, I have not been in a state of hibernation, nor did I disappear from the face of the earth. I’m still alive and kicking. 1,380 more words


Archaeologists in Greece find two large marble statues at ancient tomb with possible link to Alexander the Great

Archaeologists excavating a burial mound in northern Greece have found two marble sculptures of female figures and a large, coloured marble panel in what appears to be the antechamber of the main room.