Serbia

5:23am

Sat May 18, 2013
Music Interviews

Ana Popovic Shreds The Belgrade Blues

Originally published on Sun May 19, 2013 7:24 am

Ana Popovic's latest album is called Can You Stand the Heat.
Cheryl Gorski Courtesy of the artist

Ana Popovic's fiery technique on her Fender Telecaster has earned her an impressive nickname: "The Serbian Scorcher."

Popovic grew up playing the blues in Belgrade during the turbulent time of the fall of communism and the dissolution of Yugoslavia. Her furious fret work and singing brought her to the attention of blues fans, first in Europe and then the United States. She lives in Memphis today, and has just released her ninth album, Can You Stand the Heat.

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7:02am

Wed May 16, 2012
The Two-Way

At Trial, Serb Gen. Mladic Taunts Survivors With Throat-Cutting Gesture

Former Bosnian Serb Gen. Ratko Mladic at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague earlier today.
Toussaint Kluiters AFP/Getty Images

"Bosnian Serb Gen. Ratko Mladic taunted Srebrenica survivors on Wednesday at the start of his trial for genocide, running his hand across his throat in a gesture of defiance to relatives of the worst massacre in Europe since World War II," Reuters writes from The Hague.

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7:30am

Thu April 12, 2012
The Two-Way

Stolen Cezanne Portrait Surfaces In Serbia

Paul Cezanne's "Boy in a Red Waistcoat".
Buehrle Collection

A stolen painting thought to be by Paul Cezanne turned up early today in Serbia, when police arrested three people in connection with its theft.

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