Serbia went into a lockdown in March and eased restrictions in May amid public discontent over confinement and despite warnings from doctors it was too early. As of mid-July schools were closed in some 160 countries, affecting more than 1 billion students, while at least 40 million children have missed out on pre-school.
Tanju Bilgic, the Turkish ambassador to Serbia, poses for a photo at his residence in Belgrade.
The crowds protested in the city centre over the
government’s handling of the crisis, with infections now spiking after
Serbia shed its initial lockdown measures two months ago.
broke out between police and a group of protesters who stormed into the
parliament building and police unleashed tear gas canisters to disperse