The EU’s high representative for foreign affairs Federica Mogherini speaking to  journalists as she arrives for the summit in Brussels yesterday. Photograph: AFP Photo/Thierry Charlier

EU leaders pledged to step up efforts to support Libya yesterday, but stopped far short of endorsing a civilian or military mission to the region. Th(...)

‘None of these criticisms is likely to dent Blair’s belief in his own righteousness. He is doubtless buoyed by regular, gushes of praise for his involvement in the making of the Belfast Agreement.’ Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Tony Blair is set to step down as Middle East “peace envoy” for the Quartet – the United Nations, the European Union, Russia and the United States. He(...)

A file image of forensic experts working on a mass grave in the village of Budak, located some 2.5km  from a memorial centre for the massacre victims near  the eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica in  July 2005. Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images.

Prosecutors have made Serbia’s first arrests of people suspected of the Srebrenica massacre killings.Serbian police arrested seven men accused of taki(...)

Unknown: Waterford, 2012 from Asylum Archive produced by visual artist and researcher Vukasin Nedeljkovic. The exhibition runs until March 20th

Imagine a photographic exhibition of people’s lives, with no individuals captured in the images.Dublin-based Serbian artist Vukasin Nedeljkovic took a(...)

Croatia’s justice minister Orsat Miljenic (left) shakes hands with his Serbian counterpart Nikola Selkovic prior to a session of the International Court of Justice in The Hague  yesterday. Photograph: AP Photo/Peter Dejong

Another hurdle to improved relations between Croatia and Serbia was removed yesterday when the United Nations’ highest court ruled the two countries(...)

Serbian Justice Minister Nikola Selkovic, ambassador Petar Vico and Sasa Obradovic, head of the Serbain legal team, during the verdict on genocide claims  at The Hague. Photograph: Robin Van Lonkhuijsen/EPA 1:37

The United Nations‘ highest court ruled on Tuesday that neither Croatia nor Serbia had committed genocide against each other’s populations during the (...)

Kosovo police officers fire tear gas during clashes at a demonstration in Pristina, Kosovo on Tuesday. Photograph: EPA/STRINGER

Riot police and protesters fought running battles in Kosovo’s capital Pristina on Tuesday as anti-government demonstrations erupted into the worst unr(...)

A beach in Ölüdeniz, Turkey, one of the hot spots for 2015 2:47

BELGRADE Recent history relegated Serbia to the role of international pariah, but that’s all changed now and Belgrade has reaffirmed itsel(...)

Kosovo police bomb squad and forensic unit members inspect the material found in a car in the capital, Pristina, on Christmas Day. Photograph: Visar Kryeziu/AP Photo

Kosovo police have arrested a Serbian national suspected of planning a terrorist attack, the interior minister said yesterday.The suspect, from Belgra(...)

Ethnic Albanians carry forty coffins draped in Albanian flags during a burial prossesion for the 40 ethnic Albanian civilians allegedly massacred by Serbian forces in 1999. Police in Serbia and Bosnia have arrested 15 people over the 1993 Strpci massacre. Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters

Police in Serbia and Bosnia have arrested 15 people over a 1993 wartime massacre that traumatised the Balkans and came to symbolise a culture of impun(...)