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  • Chelsea sign Serbian teen Pantic

    LONDON: Chelsea signed Partizan Belgrade midfielder Danilo Pantic on Thursday and immediately sent the highly-rated Serbian teenager out on loan, the Premier League champions confirmed...

  • Harry Potter star given Serbian passport

    BELGRADE: Award-winning British actor and director Ralph Fiennes, who portrayed Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter series, was given a Serbian passport on Sunday for “promoting” the Balkan country...

    “I never thought I would become a Serb and now it seems that I am one,” Fiennes said in Serbian during a brief ceremony after President Aleksandar Vucic presented him with the passport and an ID card...

  • Two Serbian embassy staffers killed by US airstrikes in Libya

    BELGRADE: Two Serbian embassy staffers held hostage since November are believed to have been killed in Friday's US airstrikes on a training camp run by the militant Islamic State (IS) in western Libya, Serbia's foreign minister said Saturday...

    "We will seek official explanation from both Libya and the United States about the available facts and the selection of targets,” stated the Serbian minister...

  • Hungary to start building Serbian border fence within weeks

    BUDAPEST: Hungary plans to start building a four-metre (13-foot) fence along its border with Serbia within weeks to stem the flow of illegal migrants, Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s chief of staff said on Thursday...

    The landlocked central European country of 10 million people is part of the European Union’s visa-free Schengen zone and thus an attractive destination for tens of thousands of migrants entering Europe via the Balkans from...
  • Attack on Serbian PM mars Srebrenica commemoration

    Mr Vucic ran for cover shielded with umbrellas by his bodyguards who were hit by the hail of stones as the crowd also shouted insults at the Serbian leader...

    Srebrenica Mayor Camil Durakovic also condemned the attack, saying: “This is the work of sick minds who abused this solemn event...

  • Serbia launches provocative train service to Kosovo’s Serbian north

    BELGRADE: There is no mistaking the Serbian nationalist message of the train, from the Orthodox icons adorning its interior to the bold claim plastered across its exterior in a host of languages: “Kosovo is Serbia”...

    On Saturday the train got its message moving, initiating the first rail service from Belgrade to the mostly ethnic Serbian north of Kosovo since the outset of the war 18 years ago that split the nations apart...

  • Obama orders govt contractors to offer paid sick leave to workers

    BOSTON: President Barack Obama on Monday ordered government contractors to offer their workers seven days of paid sick leave a year and, without naming them, knocked Republican presidential candidates for advocating what he said were anti-union policies...

    Obama signed an executive order on sick leave during a flight on Air Force One to Boston, where he spoke at a union event...

  • Sick PIA to get Rs13 billion bailout package

    Sources told Dawn that a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet being called this week will also approve special honoraria for officers working on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), besides allowing four-month salaries to employees of the fledgling Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM)...

    Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is a chronic recipient of bailouts in the form of capital injections from the budget, or...

  • Taxing the sick at Taxila hospital

    TAXILA: Parking fee charged at the Tehsil Headquarters Hospital in Taxila has put an additional financial burden on patients and their families...

    This fee has been imposed in contradiction with the orders of the chief minister who abolished parking fee for patients at government hospitals across the province
  • Sick of congested roads, German man swims to work

    MUNICH: Fed-up with the grind of taking a bus or bike to work every day on congested streets in Munich, Benjamin David started swimming there instead...

    The burly beer garden worker now packs his laptop and clothes into a waterproof bag which he puts on his back, dons his wetsuit and slides into the River Isar for his journey
  • Alamgir: sick but vibrant

    IN the mid-70s the song Dekha na tha, kabhi hum ne ye saman became an all-time hit on the Pakistan Television...

    This song turned out to be a trend-setter for popularising the pop music in Pakistan...

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