Russia joined WW1 because it had to protect Serbia - Putin

August 1, 2014 | 16:56 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

MOSCOW -- The tragedy of the Great War is a reminder of the consequences of aggression, egotism, and excessive ambition taking precedence over common sense.

(Beta, file)

Dačić to visit Berlin in late August

August 1, 2014 | 16:24 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian First Deputy PM and FM Ivica Dačić has received an invitation from his German colleague Frank-Walter Steinmeier to visit Berlin on August 22.

(Tanjug, file)

"Serbia can't impose sanctions on big countries"

August 1, 2014 | 15:53 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian First Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić stated on Friday that a lasting solution to the crisis in Ukraine can be found only through dialogue.

The Special Court in Belgrade (Tanjug, file)

Dačić testifies in Galenika corruption case

August 1, 2014 | 15:08 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BRUSSELS -- Foreign Minister and SPS party leader Ivica Dačić has confirmed that he was question as a witness on the Galenika corruption case.


State of emergency in five municipalities

August 1, 2014 | 13:41 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Heavy rain that fell in much of Serbia on July 30-31 caused material damage and flooding of homes prompting five municipalities to declare a state of emergency.

(Tanjug, file)

Serbian trucks "drive through" Ukrainian blockade

August 1, 2014 | 13:28 | Source: Večernje novosti | Comments: (4) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- After spending two days blocked by protesters near the Ukraine-Belarus border, a group of Serbian truck drivers finally managed to pass through.

A file photo of a traffic accident scene in Belgrade (Beta)

"Serbia loses 4 percent of GDP through traffic accidents"

August 1, 2014 | 12:51 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia annually loses nearly four percent of its GDP due to damages caused by traffic accidents, said Serbian Deputy Prime Minister Zorana Mihajlović.

(Beta/AP, file)

Polish FM officially candadate to replace Ashton

August 1, 2014 | 12:11 | Source: Beta | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BRUSSELS -- Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski is officially a candidate to become the next EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.


"Russia and Serbia bound by past, present, future"

August 1, 2014 | 11:37 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (5) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- President Tomislav Nikolić on Friday received a delegation of the Russian Federation and said it was "good that the two countries will be bound by the future."

(Beta, file)

Prosecutor: EULEX has no secret arrest lists

August 1, 2014 | 11:20 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

PRIŠTINA -- EULEX Chief Prosecutor Jaroslava Novotina stated on Friday that the EU mission in Kosovo, EULEX, "has no secret arrest lists."


PM: Contract with Fiat will remain secret

August 1, 2014 | 10:12 | Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- PM Aleksandar Vučić was in parliament on Thursday where he answered deputies' questions, and revealed that the Fiat contract would not be made public.

(FoNet, file)

Del Ponte "would go back to prosecute KLA"

August 1, 2014 | 09:54 | Source: Večernje novosti | Comments: (7) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Former Chief Hague Prosecutor Carla del Ponte has said she would be willing to return to The Hague to prosecute the leaders of the KLA.

A view of Drmno on Thursday (Tanjug)

Flood dangers subsiding, better weather next week

August 1, 2014 | 09:26 | Source: B92, RTS | Comments: (0) | Send comment

KOSTOLAC -- Rain continued in Kostolac and Vršac in eastern and northeastern Serbia on Friday morning, but the situation on the ground is "much better than yesterday."

(Beta, file)

Air Serbia launches flights to Tirana

July 31, 2014 | 17:12 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (11) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Air Serbia has introduced a new service between Belgrade and Tirana that will run three times a week from September 23.

Borislav Stefanović (Tanjug, file)

"State wouldn't give tycoons subsidies - so they took state"

July 31, 2014 | 16:06 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The opposition Democrats (DS) say the offer to Milan Beko to take over as head of Serbian Railways is an unprecedented case of flagrant violation of the law.

(Tanjug, file)

Council: Cut pensions and salaries by 15%

July 31, 2014 | 15:31 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (4) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia must cut pensions and public sector salaries by 15 percent during the budget review, "as these measures are key to a successful fiscal consolidation."

(Tanjug, file)

Dodik wants Serbia to give passports to Serbs abroad

July 31, 2014 | 14:19 | Source: Danas | Comments: (14) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- RS President Milorad Dodik believes it would be good to allow Serbs from abroad to be elected as deputies in the Serbian parliament in Belgrade.

GDP drops by 1.1 percent in Q2, trade deficit down

July 31, 2014 | 13:53 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia registered a 1.1-percent real GDP drop in the second quarter of 2014 compared to the same period of last year, the Statistical Office said on Thursday.


Storm floods power plant area, several towns

July 31, 2014 | 12:42 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- A storm that hit Serbia late on Wednesday and heavy rain that continued to fall into Thursday morning are threatening the thermal power plant Kostolac.

(Tanjug, file)

Ukrainians protesting against mobilization block trucks

July 31, 2014 | 11:35 | Source: Večernje novosti | Comments: (4) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- A number of Serbian trucks and drivers are blocked on the Ukraine-Belarus border by a group of Ukrainian women, the Belgrade daily Večernje Novosti writes.

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Opinions & Analyses

Why Moldova urgently matters

10.07.2014. | Comments: 3
Moldova PM Lurie Leanca (R) is seen during the recent signing of an association agreement with the EU (Beta/AP)

"NATO's Article 5 offers little protection against Vladimir Putin's Russia," Iulian Fota, Romania's presidential national security adviser, told me on a recent visit to Bucharest. "

B92 TV

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

1.08.2014. | Comments: 0
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

Kosovo organ trafficking investigator's statement

29.07.2014. | Comments: 0

The statement of Clint Williamson, chief prosecutor of the Special Investigative Task Force set up by the European Union.