Column: Where Leicester Fits in Sports’ History of Underdogs by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

On the list of improbabilities, just behind hell freezing over and pigs taking to the air was Leicester winning the Premier League. That, at least, is how things seemed nine months ago, at the start of the most unlikely championship charge in English…

Published: April 28, 2016 at 07:47AM

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Today in History by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Today is Wednesday, April 27, the 118th day of 2016. There are 248 days left in the year.

Published: April 26, 2016 at 09:01PM

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Serbian Watchdog Urges Re-elected Leader to Take Tough Action on Economy by REUTERS


By REUTERS

Serbia’s newly re-elected Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic must take urgent action to tackle loss-making state-run companies, cut up to 35,000 government jobs and keep a tight grip on public spending, the country’s fiscal watchdog said on Monday.

Published: April 25, 2016 at 07:52AM

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Serbia’s Vucic Seeks Mandate for EU Talks in Early Election by REUTERS


By REUTERS

Serbian voters were set to grant pro-western Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic four more years in power on Sunday, but he will probably have to contend with a resurgent ultra-nationalist opposition demanding closer ties with Russia.

Published: April 24, 2016 at 01:40AM

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Serbia’s Vucic Seeks Mandate for EU Talks, Nationalists Fight Back by REUTERS


By REUTERS

Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic is asking Serbian voters on Sunday for four more years in power to pursue European Union membership, but he may have to contend with a resurgent ultra-nationalist opposition demanding closer ties with Russia.

Published: April 23, 2016 at 04:06PM

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Serbia Protests to Croatia Over Minister’s War Crimes Comment by REUTERS


By REUTERS

Serbia lodged a diplomatic protest on Thursday after Croatia’s foreign minister was quoted as saying it was “an historical perversion” for Belgrade to claim the right to judge war crimes committed anywhere in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s.

Published: April 21, 2016 at 11:42AM

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Ultra-Nationalist Resurgence Could Complicate Serbia’s EU Path by REUTERS


By REUTERS

Ultra-nationalists are set to return to Serbia’s parliament in an April 24 election after an absence of several years, boosted by growing discontent with Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic’s pro-European Union stance and austerity policies.

Published: April 18, 2016 at 12:10AM

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