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  • Special Report: All work and no pay for thousands in the Balkans

    ZITISTE Serbia 2014 (Reuters) - Complaining they had worked without pay for months late last year, employees of the Serbian farming company Agroziv staged a short strike in January. Why should they work for no money, they said. The company, a poultry...
  • Wide Management Sells Karlovy Vary Title 'Barbarians' to Japan (EXCLUSIVE)

    PARIS - Tapping into a new and often more audience-friendly generation of directors and producers from Eastern Europe, Paris-based sales-production house Wide Management has made first major deal on Karlovy Vary player "Barbarians," pre-selling Japan to...
  • Lake Forest hires Kulenovic as conductor

    The Lake Forest Symphony in north suburban Lake Forest on Monday named Vladimir Kulenovic as its new conductor, effective with the start of the 2014-15 season in September. Kulenovic, 34, presently serves as associate conductor of the Utah Symphony...
  • Searching For E.B. White's Peaceful Maine And Bear Spring Camps

    Searching For E.B. White's Peaceful Maine And Bear Spring Camps
    ROME, MAINE — When I pulled off I-95 near Augusta, Maine, I needed gas and caffeine. But something else was even more pressing. The cover of E.B. White's book "One Man's Meat" that I had torn off and affixed to my passenger seat was falling off....
  • 'No One's Child' Wins Les Arcs' Work-In-Progress Nod

    LES ARCS, France -- Vuk Rsumovic's "No One's Child," a drama set in war-torn Bosnia, won the Work-In-Progress nod at Les Arcs film festival's co-production village on Dec. 16. Set in 1988, "Child" centers on the true story of a wild boy who was found...
  • Czech Republic defeats Serbia, 3-2, to repeat as Davis Cup champions

    Czech Republic defeats Serbia, 3-2, to repeat as Davis Cup champions
    BELGRADE, Serbia -- The Czech Republic retained the Davis Cup title by beating Serbia, 3-2, in the final Sunday after Radek Stepanek swept past Dusan Lajovic in the decisive singles match. The Czech veteran beat the 117th-ranked Lajovic, 6-3, 6-1, 6-1,...
  • Serbia bans gay pride parade, citing risk of violent attacks

     
    Serbian officials have banned a gay pride parade and other public gatherings scheduled for the same day, saying they fear a repeat of violent attacks that injured scores of marchers two years ago. The decision comes after the head of the Serbian...
  • Looks deceive: Irena Knezevic's powerful new show

    Looks deceive: Irena Knezevic's powerful new show
    There isn't a whole lot to see in Irena Knezevic's current solo exhibition. A modest aluminum panel covered in silver paint hangs at the top of the stairs. A narrow vitrine cantilevered through the back wall contains four mute, simple ceramic objects; a...
  • George Vujnovich dies at 96; leader of daring World War II rescue

    In 1944, as head of the Office of Strategic Services in Bari, Italy, George Vujnovich guided a team of agents who worked with Yugoslav guerrilla leader Draza Mihailovich to airlift more than 500 airmen from a makeshift runway carved on a mountaintop in...
  • Amy Winehouse dies at 27; iconoclastic British singer-songwriter

    Amy Winehouse dies at 27; iconoclastic British singer-songwriter
    British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse was a phenomenon: a Jewish girl from a London suburb with a retro beehive, a devil-may-care attitude and a voice that channeled Aretha Franklin and Ruth Brown. Music industry figures on both sides of the Atlantic...
  • Fugitive connected to killing of Serbian leader arrested in Spain

     
    Spanish police arrest a man suspected of involvement in the assassination of Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic in 2003. The suspect, Luka Bojovic, allegedly belonged to a feared paramilitary group known as Arkan's Tigers....
  • Roma continue to face discrimination in Europe, report finds

     
    The Roma, also known as Gypsies, continue to face hardship and discrimination in Europe, according to a report from European Union and United Nations agencies that underscores the ongoing marginalization of the minority group, which has faced forced...