When Joshua Foer and Dylan Thuras met, they knew immediately that theirs would be a friendship based on wonder and curiosity. Atlas Obscura, their recently launched Web site, is a testament to that belief.
A man who entered the presidential building in Belgrade, Serbia, Thursday armed with at least one hand grenade surrendered to police after several hours inside the building, a journalist with Serbia's national news agency said.
The arrest of Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic, offers a clear indication of Serbia's shift towards the West in recent months after years as an international pariah even with Belgrade still at odds with the international community over the status of the breakaway province of Kosovo.
Former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic is in custody in Belgrade, Serbia, and will soon be handed over to an international war crimes tribunal at The Hague, Netherlands, to face charges over his alleged role in Balkans war atrocities.
A fight over a woman in a college bar left one student in a coma and another charged with assault. As Bryan Steinhauer lay in a hospital bed, Miladin Kovacevic was bailed out by his mother, got a passport to replace the one surrendered to authorities and fled the country.
Serbians have hailed the surprise success of President Boris Tadic's pro-Western party in parliamentary elections as a key step forward along the country's path towards membership of the European Union.
Ljuban Panic, a 23-year-old business studies student from Novi Sad, Serbia's second city, has walked 80 kilometers through the Fruska Gora mountains to attend the Democratic Party's final rally in Belgrade ahead of Sunday's crucial parliamentary elections.
Hundreds of pro-Serbian activists gathered Sunday outside the White House to decry Kosovo's secession from Serbia this month and to demand the Bush administration retract its recognition of Kosovo as an independent country.
Kosovo's breakaway from Serbia provoked fresh unrest Friday as U.N. police were attacked by ethnic Serb demonstrators in northern Kosovo a day after angry demonstrations in the Serbian capital Belgrade left one person dead.
Voters in Montenegro have decided narrowly to sever the country's union with Serbia, a move that breaks up the last two pieces of the former Yugoslavia, according to official preliminary results from the election commission.