EP wants South Stream scrapped

September 19, 2014 | 11:29 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

STRASBOURG -- The European Parliament (EP) on Thursday passed a resolution urging for stepping up sanctions against Russia and canceling contracts to build South Stream.

The Serbian Davis Cup team (Tanjug, file)

Serbia to play against Croatia in Davis Cup

September 19, 2014 | 10:32 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

DUBAI -- Serbia's best tennis players will compete against the Croatian tennis team in the first round of the 2015 Davis Cup World Group, a draw decided on Thursday.

(Tanjug)

PM: Salaries, pensions, subsidies to be cut

September 19, 2014 | 10:25 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- There will be no decrease of salaries in the public sector and pensions up to RSD 25,000 (EUR 211 as of Sept. 19), PM Aleksandar Vučić has announced.

(Tanjug)

Memorial to Serbian and Russian troops unveiled

September 19, 2014 | 09:53 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- A memorial to Serbian and Russian troops who died defending Belgrade during the First World War was unveiled at the Belgrade Fortress on Thursday.

(Beta/AP)

Scots vote against independence

September 19, 2014 | 09:42 | Source: B92 | Comments: (8) | Send comment

Scotland will remain a part of the United Kingdom, voters have decided in a referendum on Thursday.

(Tanjug)

Serbian officials receive crown prince of Abu Dhabi

September 19, 2014 | 09:25 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić welcomed the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Belgade on Thursday afternoon.

(Beta/AP)

Dodik: Putin could soon visit Serbia, and Balkans

September 18, 2014 | 16:41 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

MOSCOW -- RS President Milorad Dodik is in Moscow on Thursday where he told B92 that Russian President Vladimir Putin could soon travel "to the Balkans and Belgrade."

(Tanjug)

U.S. ambassador has poor grasp of history - Yakunin

September 18, 2014 | 15:58 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (6) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Vladimir Yakunin says the U.S. ambassador to Serbia has demonstrated that he "does not know the history of the Soviet Union and WW2."

(Tanjug)

Migrants prevented from illegally crossing border

September 18, 2014 | 15:34 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (6) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Ten migrants from Afghanistan and Syria were on Wednesday prevented from crossing into Serbia illegally, it has been announced.

A Russian soldier is seen in Sevastopol (Beta/AP, file)

Kiev says Russia has "4,000 soldiers" at border

September 18, 2014 | 15:06 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

KIEV -- The Ukrainian government has announced that Russia amassed about 4,000 troops stationed in Crimea, on the border with Ukraine.

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Kosovo imposes sanctions, Russians amused

September 18, 2014 | 14:27 | Source: Ria novosti, Tanjug | Comments: (28) | Send comment

MOSCOW -- Kosovo joining sanctions imposed against Russia "can only cause a smile," the head of the Duma Foreign Affairs Committee, Aleksei Pushkov, has said.

(Tanjug)

Italian company opens plant in northern town

September 18, 2014 | 14:01 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

SUBOTICA -- Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić opened a new production facility of the Gordon company - apart of Italian Calzedonia Group - in Subotica on Thursday.

(Tanjug)

Conference on WW1 hears about history, and current crises

September 18, 2014 | 13:22 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- WW1 changed the geopolitical map of Europe and the world, caused massive death and destruction, and Serbia suffered the most losing a sixth of its population.

Tekija (Tanjug)

Post-flood, landslide recovery under way

September 18, 2014 | 13:02 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

KLADOVO -- In the wake of the recent massive rainfall eastern Serbia on Thursday continued to recover from the impact of flash floods and landslides.

(Beta, file)

Opposition leader: Serbia is bankrupt

September 18, 2014 | 12:33 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

KRAGUJEVAC -- Opposition Democratic Party (DS) leader Bojan Pajtić says Serbia has already gone bankrupt, "but the government wants to cover it up"

(Tanjug)

Concern after new flooding in Serbia

September 18, 2014 | 11:41 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

KLADOVO -- EU Delegation to Serbia head Michael Davenport has voiced concern because of new floods in Serbia and said the EU is on stand-by in case assistance is needed.

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"Ambassador good man, message was for Russians"

September 18, 2014 | 10:50 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (11) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Aleksandar Vučić believes that the U.S. ambassador "sent a message to the Russian side, not to Serbia" when he spoke about Vladimir Putin's visit here.

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Slovak minister: All of EU should share burden of sanctions

September 18, 2014 | 10:34 | Source: Beta | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BRATISLAVA -- Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak says the burden of EU sanctions against Russia should be born "solidarily" by the entire organization.

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Freedom of movement deal covers Belgrade airport

September 18, 2014 | 09:44 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (7) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Belgrade and Priština working groups agreed to expand the freedom of movement agreement to Belgrade's Nikola Tesla airport and a number of border crossings.

(Beta, file)

U.S. ambassador asks why Putin is visiting Serbia

September 18, 2014 | 09:34 | Source: Beta | Comments: (18) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Michael Kirby has asked why there were plans for Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit on the occasion of the anniversary of the liberation of Belgrade.

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Opinions & Analyses

Origins and implications of Scottish referendum

16.09.2014. | Comments: 1
(Tanjug)

"However the vote goes, unless the nationalists are surprised by an overwhelming defeat, the genie is out of the bottle, and not merely in Britain."

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.