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Finding Belgrade: Exploring One of Europe’s Most Underrated Capitals

I approached through the Istanbul gate. For hundreds of years, this city was one of the westernmost prizes of the Ottomans, with a road that ran straight from here to the capital of the empire. The doors still bear the signs of conflict, bullet holes in the tough black steel. “This city has seen 115…


Bus Swerves Into Children’s Playground in Belgrade, Injuring Several

A public bus swerved off the road into a children’s playground in a residential area of Belgrade, Serbia, injuring several people, according to state television reports on Friday. The bus broke through a fence at around 1:30 p.m., stormed across the playground and hit a parked car at the other end, according to RTS. Footage…


Red Star Belgrade Fans Riot During Serbian Title Celebration

BELGRADE, Serbia—Several people have been injured and more than 100 Red Star Belgrade fans were arrested after violent clashes during celebrations of the club’s Serbian national league soccer title. The fans first set off fireworks from the bridges and banks of the Sava River in downtown Belgrade on Saturday evening and then went on a…