OSCE media rep "surprised by Russian criticism"

March 2, 2015 | 17:33 | Source: sputniknews.com | Comments: (0) | Send comment

MOSCOW -- OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatovic says she is surprised by Russian FM Sergei Lavrov's doubts about the organization's impartiality.


Dacic: "Comprehensive relations" with Albania

March 2, 2015 | 17:17 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia is willing, "despite the existing differences," to develop "comprehensive relations" with Albania as a neighboring country, Ivica Dacic has said.

EU-funded project for Roma employment unveiled

March 2, 2015 | 16:11 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Belgrade Mayor Sinisa Mali and head of the EU Delegation to Serbia Michael Davenport on Monday unveiled an EU support project for Roma employment.

(Beta/AP, file)

Lavrov questions impartiality of OSCE regarding media

March 2, 2015 | 16:02 | Source: Tanjug, TASS | Comments: (0) | Send comment

GENEVA -- The international community should pay special attention to media freedom in Ukraine, while the OSCE has a biased attitude about it, Sergei Lavrov has said.

Woman murders her mother and grandmother

March 2, 2015 | 15:35 | Source: B92, Blic, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- A 39-year-old Belgrade woman on Monday morning used a meat cleaver to murder her 60-year-old mother and 90-year-old grandmother, the local media are reporting.

(Beta, file)

Russia urges Balkan countries "to quickly decide"

March 2, 2015 | 15:24 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Balkan countries should decide in the next few months on how to get their gas once the agreement on transport of Russian gas via Ukraine expires in four years.

Mt. Fruska Gora on March 1 (Tanjug)

"Cold weather over, but there may still be some snow"

March 2, 2015 | 14:47 | Source: RTS | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The winter and spells of "significantly cold weather" are behinds us, but some snowfall can still be expected, a meteorologist has said.

Kopaonik Business Forum kicks off on Tuesday

March 2, 2015 | 14:21 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The 22th Kopaonik Business Forum, “Serbia 2015-2030: New Vision for Industrialization of the Economy and Modernization of the Society,” will begin on Tuesday.

(Beta, file)

Cabinet "lacks support, condemned to dream alone"

March 2, 2015 | 13:05 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Aleksandar Vucic wrote in an opinion piece published by the Belgrade-based daily Blic that "it seems the main problem is a lack of will to go to the future."

France's recognition of Kosovo was "historic mistake" - MEP

March 2, 2015 | 12:09 | Source: Vecernje novosti, Tanjug | Comments: (16) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- France made "a historic mistake by recognizing Kosovo's independence," Aymeric Chauprade, a French member of the European Parliament, has said.


Montenegrin held in Damascus for smuggling arms and drugs

March 2, 2015 | 11:41 | Source: Dan, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

PODGORICA -- A 37-year-old man from Berane in northeastern Montenegro was arrested in Damascus, Syria, on suspicion that he was smuggling drugs and weapons.

(Beta/AP, file)

Serbia "not sitting on two chairs" - FM

March 2, 2015 | 11:20 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic has said that Belgrade was "not sitting on two chairs" when it comes to its relations with Russia and the EU.


Serb entity in Bosnia-Herzegovina marks RS Day

March 2, 2015 | 10:24 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Milorad Dodik has said that the Serb Republic (RS) is turned to peace and freedom for all citizens regardless of their individual differences.

(Beta/AP, file)

Protests held in wake of murder of Russian politician

March 2, 2015 | 09:37 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (14) | Send comment

NEW YORK -- Dozens of demonstrators protested in New York near the Permanent Mission of Russia to the UN over the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.

Marko Djuric (Tanjug, file)

Official reacts to claim Serbia "must recognize Kosovo"

March 2, 2015 | 09:20 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (22) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Marko Djuric qualified on Sunday as "incorrect and detrimental" Ulrike Lunacek's statement that recognizing Kosovo was a condition for Serbia's EU accession.

(B92, file)

3 arrested for transporting illegal migrants

March 2, 2015 | 09:02 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

LESKOVAC -- Three individuals from Vranje and its vicinity have been arrested on suspicion they transported illegal migrants who suffered a traffic accident last Tuesday.

Moscow (Beta/AP, file)

Moscow says claims Moldova is its "next target" are "absurd"

February 27, 2015 | 17:05 | Comments: (8) | Send comment

MOSCOW -- NATO Supreme Allied Commander for Europe's statement about Russia "using frozen conflicts" as an instrument of political pressure are "absurd."

Vucic is seen in front of the Gerontological Center in Belgrade on Friday (Tanjug)

Vucic comments on Blair's trip to Belgrade

February 27, 2015 | 16:46 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (9) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic says former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's trip to Belgrade earlier in the week "did not cost Serbia a penny."

(Tanjug, file)

"Great progress in harmonizing energy sector with EU"

February 27, 2015 | 16:04 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia has made great progress in harmonizing energy sector regulations with EU standards, Energy Minister Aleksandar Antic and EC officials have concluded.

Serbia's annual GDP down 1.8 percent

February 27, 2015 | 16:03 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia's GDP at constant prices in 2014, obtained as the sum of four quarters, decreased by 1.8 percent, compared to 2013, the Statistical Office said.

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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

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

1.08.2014. | Comments: 4
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."


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).