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  • Montenegrin 'jewel' revived by Balkan peace

    Global News Blog Montenegrin 'jewel' revived by Balkan peace

    A luxury hotel on a Montenegrin island attracted the rich and famous before the Balkan wars, but declined in the 1990s. After more than a decade of peace, it is flourishing again.

  • Signs of a changed Serbia in weakened pro-Mladic protests

    Signs of a changed Serbia in weakened pro-Mladic protests

    Thousands protested the arrest of alleged Serbian war criminal Ratko Mladic in Belgrade on Sunday. But indifference or relief has largely outweighed anger over the arrest.

  • Who is Ratko Mladic? Four key questions answered.

    Who is Ratko Mladic? Four key questions answered.

    Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic was arrested Thursday in Serbia, more than a decade after a warrant was issued for his arrest for his involvement in the Bosnian war of the 1990s. He was indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia for crimes against humanity, genocide, and war crimes in 1995 and the international arrest warrant soon followed.

  • Opinion Obama's crucial moment in Poland

    At the dinner he co-hosts in Poland, President Obama has an opportunity to not merely rebuild relations with nations that have felt estranged in recent years; he should declare America’s enduring support for completion of a Europe that is truly whole, free, and at peace.

  • In Pictures Animals escape

    An elephant sparked panic in Zurich, Switzerland when it escaped from a zoo and spent two hours walking through the city's streets. The 5-ton male named Sabu evaded his handlers as he was being loaded for transport. He walked into the city where he bathed in a lake before heading up the main street towards the railways station. Police closed roads as the specialist vets tracked the 10-foot high elephant. He was finally lured into the back of a trailer and returned to his owners at a traveling Circus.

  • South Sudan set to join ranks of five of the world's newest countries

    South Sudan set to join ranks of five of the world's newest countries

    The South Sudan referendum ended with an overwhelming vote for independence – 99.57 percent of those polled voted for it – and put the region officially on track to become independent in July. How often is a country born? (Or wrested from territory of an already existing one?) Here’s a look at five of the most recent declarations of independence:

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 12/08

    Environmental activists from Greenpeace demonstrate in the water by holding images of landmarks during the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico. According to the UN weather agency, 2010 is 'almost certain' to rank among the three hottest years on record, and in a report issued Tuesday, experts said glaciers in southern South America and Alaska's coastal mountains have been losing mass faster and for longer than glaciers elsewhere in the world.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 12/06

    TckTckTck partners, Greenpeace and 350.org stage an underwater installation called "Silent Evolution" in Cancun, Mexico. They are calling for urgent action on the environment during the UN Cancun climate talks.

  • Europe snow storm death toll reaches 39

    Europe snow storm death toll reaches 39

    Europe snow: In many parts of Europe, train services continued to see heavy disruptions, but air traffic was returning to normal in many places.

  • Channeling my inner Hemingway – or not

    'I Write Like,' a hot new website, purports to tell visitors which bestselling authors' work their prose most resembles.