Balkans

Croatia arrests 44 anti-Serb protesters

ZAGREB – Croatian police have arrested 44 people who burned the Serbian flag in Zagreb’s main square after Serb protesters attacked the Croatian embassy in Belgrade during a rally against Kosovo’s independence.

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EU urges Serbia to protect foreign embassies

BRDO, Slovenia – European Union officials called on Serbia on Friday to do more to protect foreign embassies targeted in protests against Kosovo’s secession, warning the violence could have an impact on EU-Serbian ties.

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Belgrade protesters break into U.S. embassy

BELGRADE – Smoke billowed from the American embassy in Belgrade after scores of protesters broke into the building on Thursday, cheered on by crowds outside, in a protest at U.S. support for Kosovo’s independence.

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Serb protesters burn tires on Kosovo border

GATE 3 BORDER POST, Kosovo – Hundreds of Serb army veterans protesting against the independence of Kosovo burned tires and threw stones at Kosovo riot police on Thursday at a border crossing between Serbia and the new republic.

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