(Beta/AP/RIA Novosti/Presidential Press Service)

Putin to meet with CU, EU officials, Poroshenko

August 19, 2014 | 16:53 | Source: ITAR-TASS | Comments: (0) | Send comment

MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend a meeting of heads of the Customs Union members with Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko in Minsk on August 26.

Kosovo police at the entrance of a makeshift mosque in Priština, on Aug. 11 (Beta/AP)

43 people arrested on "extremism" charges

August 19, 2014 | 16:20 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

PRIŠTINA -- 43 people have been arrested in Kosovo so far on suspicion that they belong to "extremist and terrorist organizations," 14 others are at large, said reports.


Top officials gather at Battle of Cer memorial

August 19, 2014 | 15:48 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

TEKERIŠ -- Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić and Serb Republic (RS) President Milorad Dodik laid wreaths at a memorial honoring soldiers fallen in the Battle of Cer.

Making link between EU and Nazis abhorrent - spokesman

August 19, 2014 | 14:34 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (8) | Send comment

KOSOVSKA MITROVICA -- Stickers proclaiming the EU mission in Kosovo was the enemy of the Serb people and calling on it "to go home" have appeared in Kosovska Mitrovica.

Batrovci (Beta, file)

Trucks wait up to 12 hours on border crossing in west

August 19, 2014 | 14:28 | Source: Beta | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Trucks are on Tuesday waiting up to 12 hours to leave Serbia on the Batrovci border crossing with Croatia, the Serbian Interior Ministry (MUP) has announced.

(Tanjug, file)

PM to nominate Chamber of Commerce head for economy minister

August 19, 2014 | 13:51 | Source: B92 | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- B92 has learned that Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić plans to nominate Željko Serić as candidate for Serbia's new minister of economy.

(Tanjug, file)

"Ivanović will not be released during trial"

August 19, 2014 | 12:35 | Source: Politika, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Oliver Ivanović will remain in prison until the end of the court process against him due to begin on August 26, the daily Politika writes.

A scene from war-torn Syria (Beta/AP, file)

K. Albanian who committed gruesome crimes "is dead"

August 19, 2014 | 11:14 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (15) | Send comment

Kurdish television KNNC has reported that Kosovo Albanian Lavdrim Muhaxheri, who joined the Islamic State fighters, has been killed.

Aleksandr Zakharchenko (Beta/AP)

More Serbs join pro-Russian forces in Ukraine

August 19, 2014 | 10:35 | Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (11) | Send comment

DONETSK -- Prime Minister of the self-proclaimed Republic of Donetsk (DNR) Aleksandr Zakharchenko has said that 14 Serbs on Monday joined the separatist forces.

Ukrainian peacekeepers to leave Kosovo

August 19, 2014 | 10:12 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (12) | Send comment

PRIŠTINA -- Ukraine will pull out most of its troops from the NATO peacekeeping mission in Kosovo (KFOR) by the end of the month, KFOR announced on Monday.


100 years since Battle of Cer victory

August 19, 2014 | 09:32 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

TEKERIŠ -- The 100th anniversary of the Battle of Cer was marked on Tuesday at the memorial complex in Tekeriš near Loznica, western Serbia.

Serbian programmers win four medals at Balkan Olympiad

August 19, 2014 | 09:19 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

ANKARA -- Serbian high school students won two gold and two bronze medals at the 22nd Balkan Olympiad in Informatics, held from August 10 to 17 in Ankara, Turkey.

Kosovo govt. to be "all-encompassing" - but without Thaci

August 18, 2014 | 16:55 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

PRIŠTINA -- Kosovo's next government will be "all-encompassing" - but without Hashim Thaci's DPK party, said Isa Mustafa, Ramush Haradinaj and Fatmir Limaj.

(Beta/AP, file)

"More than 4,000 seek asylum in Serbia"

August 18, 2014 | 16:13 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Deputy Citizens' Ombudsman Miloš Janković says there have been more than 4,000 migrants seeking asylum in Serbia in the first half of this year alone.

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EU and NATO "unable to provide military assistance"

August 18, 2014 | 15:05 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (8) | Send comment

Helsinki -- The European Union and NATO are unable to provide military support to Ukrainian forces fighting against pro-Russian forces in the east of the country.

Some Bosnian towns have more voters than residents

August 18, 2014 | 14:29 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BANJA LUKA -- Bosnia-Herzegovina will go to the general election on October 12 "with a paradox" - because some towns apparently have more voters than residents.

The NBS building in Belgrade (Tanjug, file)

UAE bank gets approval to operate in Serbia

August 18, 2014 | 13:33 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Executive Board of the National Bank of Serbia (NBS) gave the preliminary approval for the foundation of a bank from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

(Beta, file)

DS leader: We all need to go away

August 18, 2014 | 13:06 | Source: Politika | Comments: (6) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Bojan Pajtić believes that "nothing describes the state and authorities so well as a bus trip to Niš taken by the members of the government."

"Jihad suspects" under house arrest in Kosovo

August 18, 2014 | 12:23 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

PRIŠTINA -- The imam of the El-Kuddus Mosque in Gnjilane, Zekerija Cazimi, 34, has been placed under house arrest by the Basic Court in Priština.


Patriots executed by Nazis remembered in Belgrade

August 18, 2014 | 12:06 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The 73rd anniversary of the death of five patriots, hanged by the German occupation forces at Terazije Square in Belgrade in 1941, was marked on Sunday.

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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.