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A deadly dog attack on a four-year-old boy last month spurred Romanian legislators to pass a law legalizing euthanasia after stray animals spend 14 days in public shelter.
Torrential downpours caused the water level to rise rapidly on September 12th. Among those who died was an eight-year-old girl swept away from her father's arms.
"I think we just broke the speed record in having sanctions introduced," one Twitter user observed.
After 5 years a Budapest court sentenced four men to life in prison for the murders of several Hungarian Roma. Hungarian government under pressure to prevent and fight racially motivated crimes.
A part of the ethnically Croat population of Vukovar has staged violent protests this week in Vukovar due to the posting of signs in Serbian Cyrillic on state buildings.
Croatia agrees to fully apply EU extradition law after Brussels raises possibility of sanctions against the new EU member state.
Pianist and conductor Ivan Tasovac's vibrant personality and sharp wit have made him popular in Serbia and on Twitter.
Aleksandar Cvetković described on his Facebook how the Serbian parachuting team traveled to Russia to participate in the European championships only to find that Serbian officials hadn't paid for anything.
Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife were killed by firing squad on Christmas Day in 1989 on a former military base.
László Csizsik-Csatáry was the head of an internment camp for Jews in the city of Kosice, where he allegedly beat inmates with his bare hands.
From its beautiful lakes and green Mediterranean coast to its health resorts and natural spas, more and more tourists are flocking to Slovenia.
About 500 people along the parade route tried to stop the historic event, according to police.
In one of the most tragic road accidents ever seen in Montenegro, 18 Romanian nationals lost their lives and 29 were injured on June 23, 2013 when a Romanian bus full of tourists ran off a bridge into a ravine. News of the accident soon spread and, due to the generosity of the Montenegro people toward the victims and families, so did an outpouring of messages of gratitude, empathy, solidarity and adoration on social networks from both countries.
Bosnia-Herzegovina's parliament has missed the July 1 deadline set by angry protesters demanding members fix a lapse in the country's law that is preventing newborns from being given an identity number and, by extension, travel papers and healthcare.
After nine years of waiting, Croatia has joined the European Union as its 28th member state. But response to the Balkan state's entry on July 1, 2013 appeared to be lukewarm.
The capital city of Hungary, already famous for its history, art and architecture, seems to be breeding its own brand of urban art these days. Photos and commentary under hashtags such as #streetart related to Budapest are popping up daily on social networks like Twitter and Instagram, in particular as the summer tourism season gets rolling.
The death of a baby girl has people in Bosnia-Herzegovina crossing the country's deep ethnic divides by the thousands to protest together against the government's failure to remedy a lapse in the law that is preventing newborns from being given an identity number and, by extension, travel papers and healthcare.
Saško Bogeski killed a burglar in his home in Belgrade on Tuesday and was immediately arrested. The authorities believe this to be the case of excessive self-defense. Serbian netizens have united in their support for Bogeski and are demanding urgent changes to the relevant laws. Tamara Gočmanac reports.