Milivoj Vrebalov (Tanjug, file)

Member of DS party presidency detained, then released

January 27, 2015 | 10:23 | Source: Beta | Comments: (0) | Send comment

NOVI SAD -- A member of the Democratic Party (DS) presidency and vice-president of the Assembly of Vojvodina, Milivoj Vrebalov, was detained on Monday.

(Beta, file)

Assembly discusses laws on defense and army

January 27, 2015 | 10:10 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- A debate in principle on the bill of changes to the Law on Defense and Law on the Serbian Army was concluded in the national assembly on Monday.

A protester throws stones at government building in Pristina (Beta/AP)

OSCE condemns attacks on journalists in Pristina

January 27, 2015 | 09:46 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

VIENNA -- OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatovic condemned on Monday the attacks on journalists reporting from the protests in Pristina last weekend.

(Tanjug, file)

Central bank has no plans to fix Swiss franc rate

January 27, 2015 | 09:22 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The National Bank of Serbia (NBS) does not intend to introduce Swiss franc rate fix, NBS Governor Jorgovanka Tabakovic stated on Monday.

A road damaged by a landslide near Krupanj, in western Serbia (Beta, file)

30 percent of Serbia "in landslide zones"

January 26, 2015 | 17:11 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The melting of snow and heavy rainfall have caused rivers to overflow, triggering a large number of landslides in several locations in southern Serbia.

Current and former DMs spar over "warrantless spying"

January 26, 2015 | 16:33 | Source: Beta | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Defense Minister Bratislav Gasic and Dragan Sutanovac, who in the past held the portfolio, on Monday argued over accusations of warrantless spying.

The town of Mariupol on January 25 (Beta/AP)

Putin slams Ukrainian forces as "NATO legion"

January 26, 2015 | 15:37 | Source: | Comments: (10) | Send comment

ST. PETERSBURG, KIEV -- Ukrainian armed forces are in essence a NATO legion, which is not serving the country's national interests, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.


Town in Kosovo hit by series of jolts - "but no quake swarm"

January 26, 2015 | 15:05 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- A 2.8-magnitude earthquake was registered late on Monday in the area of the town of Pec in western Kosovo and Metohija.


PM visits Finland, says Serbia "wants to be like it"

January 26, 2015 | 14:52 | Comments: (6) | Send comment

Helsinki -- Aleksandar Vucic was in Helsinki on Monday to discuss "Serbia's EU integration, chairmanship of the OSCE, relations in the region and the situation in Ukraine."

(Tanjug, file)

Minister "doesn't believe Croatia will block Serbia"

January 26, 2015 | 14:18 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (6) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian Minister of Justice Nikola Selakovic says he believes Croatia will pursue a policy of good neighboring relations, and will not block Serbia's EU patg.


Serbian agriculture reports rising trade surplus

January 26, 2015 | 13:09 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Agriculture Minister Snezana Bogosavljevic-Boskovic says exports of agricultural and food products increased to EUR 2.1 billion in the first 11 months of 2014.

St. Sava depicted in a fresco in King's Church, Studenica (Wikimedia)

NGO against marking of St. Sava's Day in schools

January 26, 2015 | 12:54 | Source: B92, Beta | Comments: (13) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Movement for Enlightened Society NGO has said that the marking of St. Sava's Day as the patron saint day of schools "violates the principle of secularity."

(Tanjug, file)

Lawyers "defend rule of law," resume work

January 26, 2015 | 12:26 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian lawyers returned to work on Monday, after four and a half months of strike, after their demands to change laws on notaries and taxes were met.

Serbian currency hits record low against euro

January 26, 2015 | 11:26 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Serbian dinar (RSD) is down by 0.2 percent on Monday, setting the official exchange rate at the record low RSD 122.9081 per one euro.

A DNR soldier is seen in Donetsk (Beta/AP, file)

Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in 24 hours

January 26, 2015 | 11:12 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (6) | Send comment

DONETSK -- Seven Ukrainian soldiers died in the fighting in eastern Ukraine during the past 24 hours, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry has announced.

(Tanjug, file)

"Serbia's property can't be taken without asking"

January 26, 2015 | 10:09 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (19) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Serbian government is "acting responsibly over the Trepca case and other property issues in Kosovo and Metohija, Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic has said.

Ivica Dacic with Tedros Adhanom (Serbian MFA)

FM: Better ties with African Union states

January 26, 2015 | 09:54 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

ADDIS ABABA -- Serbia wants to develop good relations and economic and political cooperation with African Union member states, Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic has said.


Greece: Syriza two seats short of absolute majority

January 26, 2015 | 09:41 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (7) | Send comment

ATHENS -- The leftist Syriza party has won the early parliamentary election in Greece with 36.34 percent of the vote 149 of 300 seats in parliament.


Protesters in Pristina rally over Trepca, Serb minister

January 26, 2015 | 09:14 | Comments: (14) | Send comment

PRISTINA -- Protesters in Pristina have demanded the removal of Aleksandar Jablanovic from the Kosovo government, and a law that would turn Trepca into a public enterprise.


NATO building KSF capacity "within present mandate"

January 23, 2015 | 19:23 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

PRISTINA -- NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Friday that he "saw progress in the security and political situation in Kosovo but much remained to be done."

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A plebiscite on every day

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

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"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."


UN secretary-general's Kosovo report

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The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's regular quarterly report on the UN Interim Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK)