"Serbia not endangered, respects EU"

August 22, 2014 | 15:03 | Source: B92, Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Aleksandar Vučić says Serbia respects the EU and takes seriously the message from Brussels, but is not "endangered" because of its trade relations with Russia.

EU source: Vučić's statements commendable

August 22, 2014 | 14:49 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BRUSSELS -- The European Commission has welcomed Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić's statements on Friday regarding food exports to Russia, Tanjug is reporting.


Kiev sees Russian invasion - "won't use force to stop it"

August 22, 2014 | 14:03 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

Some 100 trucks carrying Russian aid meant for southeastern Ukraine by Friday afternoon crossed the customs, said a spokesman for the Russian customs.

Inmate murders his wife during prison visit

August 22, 2014 | 13:46 | Source: Blic | Comments: (0) | Send comment

NIŠ -- A man serving jail time in the Penitentiary-Correctional Institution in Niš, southern Serbia, has murdered his wife in the prison's premises.


National Library hosts exhibition commemorating WW1

August 22, 2014 | 13:06 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- A visiting exhibition of the National Museum in Kruševac opened this week at the National Library of Serbia in Belgrade.

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Croatia gives weapons to Kurds in Iraq

August 22, 2014 | 12:12 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

ZAGREB -- Croatia's government, at the request of the United States, has decided to give surplus weapons to Kurds in Iraq free of charge.

(Tanjug, file)

"Early to speculate about South Stream route changes"

August 22, 2014 | 11:57 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- It is early to speculate about any potential new routes for the South Stream gas pipeline, Tanjug has learned from the Russian energy giant Gazprom.

(Tanjug, file)

Serbia is in difficult position, says minister

August 22, 2014 | 10:48 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Zorana Mihajlović has said that Serbia is in a difficult position, because the country wants to have partners "both in East and in West."

Serbian currency falls to new low against euro

August 22, 2014 | 10:06 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Serbian dinar (RSD)dropped 0.1 percent against the euro (EUR) on Friday, setting the official middle exchange rate at RSD 117.5600.

(Beta/AP, file)

Cheese exports to Russia could increase "in two weeks"

August 22, 2014 | 09:55 | Source: Tanjug, ITAR-TASS | Comments: (0) | Send comment

MOSCOW -- Serbia could increase its cheese export to Russia in two weeks' time , Russian Minister of Agriculture Nikolay Fyodorov said on Thursday.

(Tanjug, file)

FM: No change of position on sanctions

August 22, 2014 | 09:22 | Source: Beta, Tanjug, Blic, RTS | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić has said that Serbia's stance towards the possibility of introducing sanctions against Russia will not change.

(Beta, file)

PM to address "EU demarche" in news conference

August 21, 2014 | 18:09 | Source: B92 | Comments: (9) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić will hold a news conference on Friday "on the occasion of the demarche of the European Union."


Foreign minister receives Russian and EU diplomats

August 21, 2014 | 16:07 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Ivica Dačić on Thursday met separately with Russian ambassador Aleksandr Chepurin and the deputy head of the EU delegation in Serbia, Oskar Benedikt.

(Tanjug, file)

Berlin conference "meant to show Germany's dominance"

August 21, 2014 | 15:40 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BANJA LUKA -- A conference dedicated to the Western Balkans, scheduled for August 28 in Berlin, is meant to show the dominance of Germany in this region, says Milorad Dodik.

(Beta, file)

Wait time for trucks at Batrovci crossing 17 hours

August 21, 2014 | 15:08 | Source: Beta | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Trucks are on Thursday waiting up to 17 hours to leave Serbia on the Batrovci border crossing with Croatia, the Interior Ministry (MUP) has said.

(Beta, file)

"Export to Russia is unique chance for Serbia"

August 21, 2014 | 14:50 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Export to Russia is a one-of-a-kind opportunity that Serbia must use, but only if it respects Russia’s demanding standards and rules.

16 years on, kidnappers of Serb journalists still not found

August 21, 2014 | 13:53 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- August 21 marks the 16th anniversary since the kidnapping in 1998 of two Serb journalists near Orahovac, in Kosovo.

(Beta, file)

Priština rejects talks without EU mediation

August 21, 2014 | 13:01 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Priština and Belgrade "cannot hold the dialogue on normalization of relations without EU's mediation," said Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo Edita Tahiri.

B92 ownership structure changed with RRA approval

August 21, 2014 | 12:25 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The ownership structure of B92 broadcaster was changed with approval from the relevant authority, the Serbian Republic Broadcasting Agency (RRA).

(Beta, file)

"No re-exports of EU goods"; minister travels to Moscow

August 21, 2014 | 11:51 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Ministry of Trade has received no reports of cases of goods being re-exported from the EU to the Russian market via Serbia, Rasim Ljajić has told Tanjug.

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Opinions & Analyses

A European story

11.08.2014. | Comments: 0

"One hundred years after the beginning of World War I, the Balkans are engaged in a painstaking yet enduring process of consolidating peace and stability by pursuing EU integration."

B92 TV

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

1.08.2014. | Comments: 1
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

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.