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  • Iranian soccer club won’t play Serbian team with Israeli coach

    February 21, 2012 | 3:27 pm

    An Iranian soccer team canceled a game against a Serbian club because its coach is Israeli.

    Avram Grant, who last month was named manager of the Partizan Belgrade soccer club, said in a statement on the team’s website that he had been told “unofficially” that Friday’s match against...

  • Calendar Girls Picks and Clicks August 16-22: Politics, dance, education and music

    By Dikla Kadosh and Danielle Berrin

    August 15, 2008 | 3:46 pm

    SAT | AUGUST 16


    In the role made famous by actor Kirk Douglas, dancer Arsen Serobian reinvents the legendary character of Spartacus for the stage. "An Evening of Khachaturian: The Composer and His Ballets," presents excerpts from three of Aram Khachaturian's great works:...

  • Bosnia genocide unrolls in scroll of shame

    August 6, 2008 | 11:31 pm

    Radovan Karadzic has been arrested. He faces charges of genocide and crimes against humanity before the International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in the Hague. It's an occasion to recall the genocide in Bosnia and the shame of those who did not prevent it.

    When Yugoslavia...

  • Defending Their Serbia

    By Tom Tugend

    May 13, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    When Dusica Savic Benghiat makes her daily phone call to her mother in Belgrade, she can frequently hear the air-raid sirens as a backdrop to the 78-year-old woman's increasingly discouraged voice.

    "My mother tells me she doesn't care anymore. She just stays in bed. If the bombs miss...

  • What To Do About Kosovo?

    By Gil Sedan

    April 8, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Israelis are divided over NATO's military campaign against Serbia -- and opinions and policy are being informed as much by history and the Holocaust as by current political realities.

    Israeli sympathy for the Serbs, who were fellow victims of the Nazis during World War II, is...

  • Hungarian Haven

    By Michael J

    April 1, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    In other circumstances, there would be nothing unusual about busloads of Yugoslavs visiting the capital of their northern neighbor, Hungary.

    But with NATO's daily assault on Kosovo and other locations throughout Yugoslavia, these are no ordinary "tourists." Roughly 200 Yugoslav Jews...

  • Echoes from the Killing Fields

    April 1, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    It's the festival of freedom, and, once again, Allied warplanes are flying the skies of Europe to stop tyranny and protect the oppressed. The bombers that failed to arrive in time to save the doomed Jews of Europe a half-century ago are now speeding hope to the threatened Albanians...