Russia: Future gas route "must go via Serbia"

March 4, 2015 | 16:55 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Russia thinks that a future route for supply of Europe with natural gas "must go via Serbia," Ambassador Aleksandr Chepurin has said.


"Spending cuts will have no effect without growth"

March 4, 2015 | 15:53 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

KOPAONIK -- World Bank Country Manager for Serbia Tony Verheijen says the fiscal consolidation will not yield results by itself unless it is followed by economic growth.


IMF official: Government agreed to hike electricity price

March 4, 2015 | 15:29 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

KOPAONIK -- Serbia's new precautionary arrangement with the IMF means that the country has agreed to raise the electricity price by 15 percent on April 1.

(Tanjug, file)

Podgorica "expects NATO invitation" by end of year

March 4, 2015 | 14:40 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

PODGORICA -- Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic has said that his country was steadily moving toward the EU and NATO.

(Beta/AP, file)

Putin: Politician's murder was "politically motivated"

March 4, 2015 | 13:57 | Source: B92, TASS | Comments: (1) | Send comment

MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin says he believes that the killing of opposition politician Boris Nemtsev last week was politically motivated.


Firearms amnesty and legalization campaign starts

March 4, 2015 | 13:03 | Source: B92 | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- A campaign aimed at encouraging citizens to hand in illegal firearms, referred to as "legal legalization", has kicked off in Serbia.

(Tanjug, file)

President again criticizes war crimes prosecutor

March 4, 2015 | 12:32 | Source: RTS, Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- President Tomislav Nikolic has said that Serbia's war crimes prosecutor, while autonomous in his work, is not independent from the state.

(Beta/AP, file)

"NATO respects Serbia's military neutrality"

March 4, 2015 | 11:26 | Source: Danas, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- "We cannot change what happened in the past, but I believe that the relations between Serbia and NATO have improved," says U.S. Admiral Mark Ferguson.


Probe into 2008 torching of embassies completed

March 4, 2015 | 10:40 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic has said that the investigation in connection with setting fire to the embassies in Belgrade in 2008 has been completed.


Ambassadors on "ways to speed up Serbia's EU integration"

March 4, 2015 | 10:09 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

KOPAONIK -- Four western ambassadors taking part in the Kopaonik Business Forum have pointed out that Serbia should be "more active in the negotiating process with the EU."

5 indicted for war crimes in train abductions case

March 4, 2015 | 10:01 | Source: Beta | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Serbian War Crimes Prosecution on Tuesday announced that it had indicted five former members of the Bosnian Serb army (VRS) for war crimes.

(Beta, file)

U.S. ambassador: Russia made big mistake

March 4, 2015 | 09:31 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

KOPAONIK -- U.S. Ambassador to Serbia Michael Kirby said on Tuesday that "the whole world needed the United States and Russia to have a good relationship."

Vucic is seen during the opening of the forum (Tanjug)

"Government to decide on hiking electricity price"

March 4, 2015 | 09:14 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The government will probably decide increasing the electricity price between March 15 and 20, Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic has said.

Nebojša Stefanović (Tanjug)

"State doesn't take Interpol warrants lightly"

March 3, 2015 | 17:26 | Source: Beta | Comments: (4) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The state "does not take lightly" the Interpol arrest warrant for a national assembly member from the ruling SNS, says Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic.


Women MPs from region work together for more equality

March 3, 2015 | 17:15 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Women parliament members from 12 countries of Southeastern Europe signed at the Serbian parliament on Tuesday a memorandum of cooperation.

Milovan Drecun (Tanjug, file)

"Kosovo army" would be "unacceptable and harmful" - MPs

March 3, 2015 | 16:37 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (18) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia finds the announced formation of armed forces in the territory of Kosovo and Metohija unacceptable, says Milovan Drecun.


PM: There are "irregularities" in big football clubs

March 3, 2015 | 15:43 | Source: B92 | Comments: (2) | Send comment

KOPAONIK -- Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic on Tuesday admitted there had been "thievery and irregularities" in the business dealings of Serbia's largest football clubs.


"Economic growth starting in second quarter"

March 3, 2015 | 15:35 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

KOPAONIK -- The negative economic growth rate will continue in the first quarter while positive growth is expected to start in the second quarter Dusan Vujovic says.

The start of the spring session on Tuesday (Tanjug)

Parties in row over "consulting firms" hired by state

March 3, 2015 | 14:41 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Deputies from the opposition DS party on Tuesday asked the government to provide information about hiring former British PM Tony Blair "and other consultants."


"EU enlargement fatigue is Belgrade's excuse"

March 3, 2015 | 14:21 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

KOPAONIK -- German Ambassador to Serbia Heinz Wilhelm told a Kopaonik Business Forum panel on Tuesday that there was "no enlargement fatigue in the European Union."

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Opinions & Analyses

Serbia: Media and government

2.03.2015. | Comments: 0

U.S. expert on the Balkans Daniel Serwer recently published an analysis of the media scene in Serbia, regarding claims of censorship and stifling of media freedoms.

B92 TV

Investigative series takes close look at football clubs

4.03.2015. | Comments: 0

B92 TV has launched a new investigative journalism program - dubbed Reporter


UN secretary-general's quarterly Kosovo report

6.02.2015. | Comments: 0
(Beta, file)

The secretary-general on the United Nations on January 30 filed his new report on the work of the Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK).