(Tanjug)

President asks SNS leader to form government

April 22, 2014 | 17:27 | Source: B92, Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- President Tomislav Nikolić on Tuesday assigned the task of forming the country’s new government to Serb Progressive Party (SNS) leader Aleksandar Vučić.

(Tanjug)

Dačić unsure what role he'll have in new cabinet

April 22, 2014 | 17:15 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

NOVI SAD -- Ivica Dačić said on Tuesday that "the final plan of positions in the future government" has not been drawn up yet.

(Tanjug)

2,055 asylum requests registered in Serbia

April 22, 2014 | 17:03 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- A total of 2,055 people requested asylum in Serbia in the first three months of 2014, and most of them - 947 - were Syrians.

(Tanjug, file)

Patriarch holds memorial service for Jasenovac victims

April 22, 2014 | 16:30 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

MLAKA -- Patriarch Irinej of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) on Tuesday held a memorial service in Mlaka near Jasenovac, the site of Croatia's WW2 death camp.

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Judge refuses to give passport back to Delta owner

April 22, 2014 | 15:59 | Source: Blic, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Judge Vladimir Vučinić has rejected Miroslav Mišković's request to have his passport permanently returned and be allowed to leave his place of residence.

Priština official declares he'll "demolish church"

April 22, 2014 | 14:43 | Source: B92, Tanjug | Comments: (9) | Send comment

PRIŠTINA -- A recent statement by a member of the government in Priština concerning plans to demolish a Serbian Orthodox church in that town has caused reactions.

(B92)

Hungarian leader expects Constitution to be "redefined"

April 22, 2014 | 13:51 | Source: B92 | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- "The question of changing the Constitution is awaiting Serbia, not tomorrow, but certainly during this mandate," says Istvan Pastor.

(Tanjug)

U.S. vice president says his country "stands with Ukraine"

April 22, 2014 | 13:04 | Source: Beta | Comments: (2) | Send comment

KIEV -- U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden conveyed to Ukrainian political leaders that his country "stands with Ukraine against humiliating threats."

Two moderate earthquakes hit region

April 22, 2014 | 12:51 | Source: B92 | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- A 4.4 magnitude earthquake jolted Slovenia at 10:48 CET on Tuesday, and was, according to reports, also felt in neighboring Croatia.

(Beta, file)

"Logical for pope to visit Serbia," says archbishop

April 22, 2014 | 12:24 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Roman Catholic Archbishop of Belgrade Stanislav Hočevar expects Serbia's new government to be "a great team willing to engage in dialogue with everyone."

Maja Gojković (Tanjug, file)

Progressives decide on new parliament speaker

April 22, 2014 | 11:58 | Source: B92, Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- B92 learned on Tuesday that the new president of the Assembly of Serbia will be official of the Serb Progressive Party (SNS) Maja Gojković.

Opening chapters 23 and 24 "vital for reforms"

April 22, 2014 | 10:55 | Source: Politika, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The opening of Chapters 23 and 24 is important for the entire reform process in Serbia, said Tanja Miščević, Serbia's chief negotiator in EU accession talks.

(Tanjug)

Teenager fatally shot in Belgrade schoolyard

April 22, 2014 | 10:21 | Source: Blic | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- A 16 year old boy was shot and killed in Belgrade on Monday night in the yard of an elementary school in the neighborhood of Kaluđerica.

(Tanjug)

Dačić leads Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony

April 22, 2014 | 09:53 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Outgoing Prime Minister Ivica Dačić led on Tuesday the central ceremony for Serbian Holocaust Remembrance Day.

(Tanjug, file)

Leader of Democrats, his deputy deny friction

April 21, 2014 | 17:07 | Source: B92 | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Democratic Party leader Dragan Đilas and his deputy Bojan Pajtić have issued a joint statement denying media reports that they were in conflict.

Serbia has no plans to strip refugees of status - official

April 21, 2014 | 16:12 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Refugees in Serbia will have the same status as before, despite an initiative to abolish it, says the director of the Fund for Aid to Refugees and IDPs.

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Four dead, two seriously injured in car crash

April 21, 2014 | 15:55 | Source: Blic | Comments: (0) | Send comment

ŠABAC -- Four persons died while two others were seriously injured when an Italian license plates Audi Q7 drove off the road and crashed in Šabac, western Serbia.

(Tanjug)

RHMZ to issue heat wave, cold snap alerts

April 21, 2014 | 15:10 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Hydro-Meteorological Institute (RHMZ) will on May 1 start publishing alerts on its website on upcoming heat waves that could put people's health at risk.

(Beta/AP, file)

EU's Ashton expected in Belgrade next week

April 21, 2014 | 14:04 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (5) | Send comment

BRUSSELS -- EU High Representative Catherine Ashton will visit Belgrade later this month, as soon as Serbia's new government has been formed.

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U.S. officials "unwilling to meet with Tymoshenko"

April 21, 2014 | 11:37 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

KIEV -- Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has canceled a planned visit to the U.S. since none of the congressmen there wished to receive her.

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Opinions & Analyses

Viva Putinismo

21.04.2014. | Comments: 0
(Beta/AP/RIA Novosti/Presidential Press Service, file)

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"Current authorities are not responsible for crimes"

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EC president responds to Putin's letter

18.04.2014. | Comments: 0
(Beta/AP, file)

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso on April 17 sent a letter Russian President Vladimir Putin. The letter was published on the European Commission (EC) website