Đorđe Vukadinović (FoNet, file)

PM conveniently focused on issue of subsidies - analyst

August 22, 2014 | 17:02 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Political analyst Đorše Vukadinović believes PM Aleksandar Vučić's "decision not to give subsidies for exports to Russia" means he is "fogging the essence."

(War Crimes Prosecution)

Remains of Albanians transported from Rudnica

August 22, 2014 | 16:50 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

RUDNICA -- The bodies of 16 ethnic Albanians from Kosovo, found at Rudnica, were transported on Friday to the Merdare administrative crossing to be handed over to EULEX.

(Tanjug)

Serbian FM meets with German counterpart

August 22, 2014 | 16:19 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BERLIN -- German Minister of Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier qualified as "impressive" on Friday the reforms implemented in Serbia so far.

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Tadić feels guilty, apologizes to Macedonian people

August 22, 2014 | 15:49 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

SKOPJE -- Boris Tadić says he feels guilty for failing to apologize to Macedonia "because of the presence of the Serbian Gendarmerie in that country in the past."

(Tanjug)

"Serbia not endangered, respects EU"

August 22, 2014 | 15:03 | Source: B92, Tanjug | Comments: (4) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Aleksandar Vučić says Serbia respects the EU and takes seriously the message from Brussels, but is not "endangered" because of its trade relations with Russia.

Brussels welcomes PM's "constructive approach"

August 22, 2014 | 14:49 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (4) | Send comment

BRUSSELS -- The European Commission welcomes the statements by Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić concerning exports of food to Russia.

(Beta/AP)

Kiev sees Russian invasion - "won't use force to stop it"

August 22, 2014 | 14:03 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

Some 100 trucks carrying Russian aid meant for southeastern Ukraine by Friday afternoon crossed the customs, said a spokesman for the Russian customs.

Inmate murders his wife during prison visit

August 22, 2014 | 13:46 | Source: Blic | Comments: (0) | Send comment

NIŠ -- A man serving jail time in the Penitentiary-Correctional Institution in Niš, southern Serbia, has murdered his wife in the prison's premises.

(Tanjug)

National Library hosts exhibition commemorating WW1

August 22, 2014 | 13:06 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- A visiting exhibition of the National Museum in Kruševac opened this week at the National Library of Serbia in Belgrade.

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Croatia gives weapons to Kurds in Iraq

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

ZAGREB -- Croatia's government, at the request of the United States, has decided to give surplus weapons to Kurds in Iraq free of charge.

(Tanjug, file)

"Early to speculate about South Stream route changes"

August 22, 2014 | 11:57 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- It is early to speculate about any potential new routes for the South Stream gas pipeline, Tanjug has learned from the Russian energy giant Gazprom.

(Tanjug, file)

Serbia is in difficult position, says minister

August 22, 2014 | 10:48 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Zorana Mihajlović has said that Serbia is in a difficult position, because the country wants to have partners "both in East and in West."

Serbian currency falls to new low against euro

August 22, 2014 | 10:06 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Serbian dinar (RSD)dropped 0.1 percent against the euro (EUR) on Friday, setting the official middle exchange rate at RSD 117.5600.

(Beta/AP, file)

Cheese exports to Russia could increase "in two weeks"

August 22, 2014 | 09:55 | Source: Tanjug, ITAR-TASS | Comments: (1) | Send comment

MOSCOW -- Serbia could increase its cheese export to Russia in two weeks' time , Russian Minister of Agriculture Nikolay Fyodorov said on Thursday.

(Tanjug, file)

FM: No change of position on sanctions

August 22, 2014 | 09:22 | Source: Beta, Tanjug, Blic, RTS | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić has said that Serbia's stance towards the possibility of introducing sanctions against Russia will not change.

(Beta, file)

PM to address "EU demarche" in news conference

August 21, 2014 | 18:09 | Source: B92 | Comments: (9) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić will hold a news conference on Friday "on the occasion of the demarche of the European Union."

(Tanjug)

Foreign minister receives Russian and EU diplomats

August 21, 2014 | 16:07 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Ivica Dačić on Thursday met separately with Russian ambassador Aleksandr Chepurin and the deputy head of the EU delegation in Serbia, Oskar Benedikt.

(Tanjug, file)

Berlin conference "meant to show Germany's dominance"

August 21, 2014 | 15:40 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BANJA LUKA -- A conference dedicated to the Western Balkans, scheduled for August 28 in Berlin, is meant to show the dominance of Germany in this region, says Milorad Dodik.

(Beta, file)

Wait time for trucks at Batrovci crossing 17 hours

August 21, 2014 | 15:08 | Source: Beta | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Trucks are on Thursday waiting up to 17 hours to leave Serbia on the Batrovci border crossing with Croatia, the Interior Ministry (MUP) has said.

(Beta, file)

"Export to Russia is unique chance for Serbia"

August 21, 2014 | 14:50 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Export to Russia is a one-of-a-kind opportunity that Serbia must use, but only if it respects Russia’s demanding standards and rules.

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Opinions & Analyses

A European story

11.08.2014. | Comments: 0

"One hundred years after the beginning of World War I, the Balkans are engaged in a painstaking yet enduring process of consolidating peace and stability by pursuing EU integration."

B92 TV

"We may disgree over status, but should not hate each other"

1.08.2014. | Comments: 2
Marko Đurić (Tanjug, file)

"We can disagree over the status (of Kosovo) for the next 200 years, but that does not mean that we should hate each other, that we should not do business with each other."

Press Room

Assembly passes set of new media laws

7.08.2014. | Comments: 0
(Tanjug)

BELGRADE -- Members of the Serbian assembly have adopted a set of media laws - the Public Information and the Media Law, and the laws on Public Media Services and on Electronic Media.