Serbian court sentences four over 1999 murder of journalist Slavko Curuvija

Four people were sentenced to up to 30 years in prison by a Serbian court on Friday over the killing in 1999 of opposition journalist and newspaper publisher Slavko Curuvija, during the rule of late strongman Slobodan Milosevic. Curuvija was gunned down on Orthodox Easter, days after a pro-Milosevic newspaper published an opinion piece saying… Read More Serbian court sentences four over 1999 murder of journalist Slavko Curuvija

One dead, thousands displaced as wildfires sweep through South Korea’s eastern coast

South Korea mobilised more than 15,000 firefighters and soldiers to help douse most of the wildfires that have killed one person and forced more than 4,000 to flee their homes, authorities said on Friday. Thursday’s fires broke out in the eastern province of Gangwon, razing about 525 hectares (1,297 acres) and about 134 homes, seven… Read More One dead, thousands displaced as wildfires sweep through South Korea’s eastern coast

UN Secretary-General, eastern Libya commander meet as LNA troops advance on Tripoli

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres met eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar in Benghazi on Friday in a bid to avert renewed civil war as his forces advanced on the capital Tripoli to challenge the internationally recognized government. The military thrust by Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA), which is allied to a parallel administration based in the… Read More UN Secretary-General, eastern Libya commander meet as LNA troops advance on Tripoli