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March 16, 2019

Serbian police used force to expel anti-government demonstrators who entered the building of Serbia’s national broadcaster, RTS, protesting against the rule of President Aleksandar Vucic.

March 16, 2019

Thousands joined protests in Montenegro’s capital Podgorica on Saturday at the fifth rally in two months demanding an end to President Milo Djukanovic’s three-decade-long rule.

March 16, 2019

An angry mob of protesters tried to storm Albania’s parliament during an anti-government rally on Saturday, clashing with police who responded with tear gas.

March 16, 2019

The recently founded ‘Save Me’ campaign against domestic violence drew supporters to protests held in the cities of Zagreb, Split and Dubrovnik on Saturday

March 15, 2019

A Kosovo Albanian war survivor told a court in Belgrade that Serb forces attacked the village of Cuska/Qushk and neighbouring villages in May 1999 and killed his brother and sister-in-law.

March 15, 2019

A round-up of Balkan Insight’s favourite photographs of the week.

March 15, 2019

Skopje Criminal Court jailed 16 people involved in the 2017 mob attack on the country’s legislature, including a former interior minister who was sentenced to 18 years in prison.

March 15, 2019

Security Minister Dragan Mektic said the country’s state prosecution was unfit to probe his claims that Croatian intelligence tried to portray Bosnia as a terrorist hub by smuggling weapons into village mosques.

March 15, 2019

In the run-up to presidential elections in which national security is a top issue, the country is strengthening the border with Russian-annexed Crimea and with the breakaway Transnistrian region of Moldova.

March 15, 2019

A gunman who killed 49 people in a terror attack on two mosques in Christchurch in New Zealand is believed to be an admirer of Balkan nationalists and historical figures, and he played a song honouring Radovan Karadzic before opening fire.