U.S. Justice Dept. names war crimes expert as special counsel for Trump probes

U.S. Justice Dept. names war crimes expert as special counsel for Trump probes

Trump calls special counsel appointment ‘abuse of power’ Special counsel Smith has focused on war crimes in Kosovo WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland on Friday named Jack Smith, a war crimes prosecutor, to serve as special counsel to oversee Justice Department investigations related to Donald Trump including the former president’s … Read more

North Kosovo Serbs quit state jobs in licence plate protest

North Kosovo Serbs quit state jobs in licence plate protest

MITROVICA, Kosovo, Nov 5 (Reuters) – Minority Serbs in the north of Kosovo said on Saturday they were quitting their posts in state institutions including the government, police and courts to protest Pristina’s order for them to start using Kosovo vehicle licence plates. The long-running licence plate row has stoked tensions between Serbia and its … Read more

Dozens killed or wounded in Russian missile strike in Ukraine, Kyiv says

Dozens killed or wounded in Russian missile strike in Ukraine, Kyiv says

At least 25 killed in missile strike – Ukrainian officials Dead were civilians planning to enter Russia-held area Police say attacks involved at least three missiles ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Dozens of civilians were killed or wounded in what Kyiv said was a cynical Russian missile strike on a convoy of civilian cars … Read more

Federer to bow out in style with Nadal by his side

Federer to bow out in style with Nadal by his side

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Some of the most iconic moments of Roger Federer’s glittering career featured Rafa Nadal across the net but on Friday his great Spanish rival will be alongside him for his final bow. The 41-year-old Federer, winner of 20 Grand Slam titles … Read more

Serbia police clash with right-wing protesters at LGBTQ march

Serbia police clash with right-wing protesters at LGBTQ march

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BELGRADE, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Police clashed with right-wing protesters on Saturday as several thousand people joined an LGBTQ march in Serbia to mark the end of EuroPride week, an event staged in a different European city each year. Police clashed with two right-wing groups trying … Read more

Protesters march in Belgrade against planned gay Pride event

Protesters march in Belgrade against planned gay Pride event

BELGRADE, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Thousands of religious and right-wing opponents of a European gay Pride event to be hosted by Belgrade protested through the Serbian capital on Sunday, even though the government has said it would scrap or delay the Pride event. Belgrade is due to host the EuroPride march on Sept. 17, an … Read more

Europe’s drought exposes ancient stones, World War Two ships as waters fall

Europe’s drought exposes ancient stones, World War Two ships as waters fall

Aug 20 (Reuters) – Weeks of baking drought across Europe have seen water levels in rivers and lakes fall to levels few can remember, exposing long-submerged treasures – and some unwanted hazards. In Spain, suffering its worst drought in decades, archaeologists have been delighted by the emergence of a prehistoric stone circle dubbed the “Spanish … Read more

Low water levels on Danube reveal sunken WW2 German warships

Low water levels on Danube reveal sunken WW2 German warships

PRAHOVO, Serbia, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Europe’s worst drought in years has pushed the mighty river Danube to one of its lowest levels in almost a century, exposing the hulks of dozens of explosives-laden German warships sunk during World War Two near Serbia’s river port town of Prahovo. The vessels were among hundreds scuttled along … Read more

Kosovo closes two border crossings after local Serbs block roads

Kosovo closes two border crossings after local Serbs block roads

FILE PHOTO- Kosovo’s Prime Minister Albin Kurti looks on during a news conference with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin, Germany May 4, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MITROVICA, Kosovo, July 31 (Reuters) – Kosovo police said they closed two border crossings in the volatile north after local … Read more