Martin O’Neill has said he is pleased with ireland’s World Cup 2018 qualification group. Photograph: Reuters

Though dutifully respectful to top seeds Wales, Martin O’Neill admitted in the aftermath of this afternoon’s World Cup draw that he was worried midway(...)

Refugees who arrived in Germany by crossing the nearby Austrian border  at the X-Point Halle initial registration center of the German federal police  near Passau, Bavaria, Germany. Photograph: Joerg Koch/Getty Images

Bavarian’s conservative state government has come under fire for plans to erect deportation camps on its borders for refugees from Balkan states. (...)

Bodyguards use umbrella to protect Serbia’s prime minister Aleksandar Vucic during unrest at a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre in Potocari, near Srebenica. Photograph: Antonio Bronic/Reuters

A mass burial marking the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre was marred on Saturday when a crowd of mourners chased Serbia’s prime minister f(...)

A woman weeps  beside a truck carrying 136 coffins of newly identified victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in front of the presidential building in Sarajevo on Thursday. Photograph: Dado Ruvic

Thousands of Bosnians lined the streets of their capital Sarajevo yesterday to honour 136 victims of the Srebrenica massacre who will buried during(...)

Serbian president Tomislav Nikolic:  “This is a great day for Serbia . . .  Russia today showed and proved that it has been a real and honest friend.”   Photograph: Koca Sulejmanovic/EPA

Russia has blocked a United Nations draft resolution condemning the July 1995 Srebrenica massacre as a genocide, after Serbia denounced a declarati(...)

More than 70,000 asylum seekers have entered Hungary from Serbia so far this year, most having travelled from the Middle East, through Turkey and the Balkans. Photograph: Uygar Onder Simsek/AFP/Getty Images

Amnesty International has urged the European Union to overhaul a “failing” asylum policy, which leaves refugees vulnerable to criminals and corrupt (...)

Images by Bosnian photographer Tarik Samarah in an exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland, titled Srebrenica – A Genocide at the Heart of Europe. Photograph: EPA

As Bosnia marks 20 years since members of one community slaughtered civilians from another and dumped them in mass graves, a stark question hangs over(...)

Grieving elderly Muslim women pictured in a refugee centre set up to shelter Muslim families after they fled Srebrenica. Photograph: Tom Stoddart/Getty Image

Serbia has asked Russia to veto a British UN Security Council resolution that would call the Srebrenica massacre during the Bosnian civil war in the 1(...)

Bosnian Muslim women  gather  in Potocari to remember the dead.  Photograph: Damir Sagolj/Reuters

To listen to the broadcast Hajra Catic stands perfectly still, her eyes half closed, as if hearing it for the first time. “The dead and wounded(...)

Serbian prime minister Aleksandar Vucic and Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban in Budapest on Wednesday. Photograph: Bernadett Szabo/Reuters

Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orban has sought to soothe ties with Serbia and claimed that a fence he wants to build along the countries’ border is(...)