BELGRADE -- Serbian Economy Minister Dušan Vujović said on Friday that the budget review will be presented to MPs by September 15 at the latest and adopted the same week.
BELGRADE -- The Serbian government has decided to reduce toll charges for motorcycles by 50 percent.
PODGORICA -- The government of Montenegro made a decision to open consulates in Sremski Karlovci, a town in Serbia, as well as in Istanbul, Turkey.
GENEVA -- A total of 230,000 people left their homes in Ukraine because of clashes between Ukrainian and pro-Russian forcec, according to the UN refugee agency, UNHCR.
BELGRADE -- Analyst and former ambassador in France Predrag Simić says that when it comes to the Ukraine crisis, "Serbia has for now avoided serious consequences."
BELGRADE -- A document was signed on Friday approving EUR 30 million in grants-in-aid from the IPA funds for recovery of the 24 flood-hit municipalities in Serbia.
BELGRADE -- National Bank of Serbia (NBS) Governor Jorgovanka Tabaković is "not worried" about the national currency reaching a historic low agaisnt the euro.
BELGRADE -- Special adviser to the Serbia government Franco Frattini considers Serbia's role as a bridge between the EU and Moscow to be "very important."
BELGRADE -- The Serbian border police have announced that they confiscated more than 80 kilograms of heroin at the Batrovci border crossing with Croatia.
BELGRADE -- Nobody has the right lecture Serbia, especially not those who "brought our own territorial integrity into question," said Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić.
BELGRADE -- Some five percent Serbian tourists less than last year will go abroad through travel agencies, while the number of foreign tourists will go up by 15 to 20 pct.
BELGRADE -- The Special Court returned for additional investigation the indictment against former members of the State Security (DB), accused of murdering Slavko Ćuruvija.
BELGRADE -- One of the longest wheat harvests ever taking place in Serbia is 99 percent complete now, after being interrupted by rain a number of times.
BELGRADE -- Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić signed on Thursday a book of condolences at the Dutch embassy in Belgrade, Tanjug reported.
VIENNA -- The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has decided to establish a mission to monitor the Russian-Ukrainian border.
NOVI SAD -- Leader of the opposition DS party Bojan Pajtić says he is not considering stepping down as head of the provincial government in Vojvodina.
BELGRADE -- "I am absolutely confident that I will prove my innocence, but until then I must pay a steep price," Oliver Ivanović has told the daily Večernje Novosti.
BELGRADE -- Serbia's food exports to the Russian market reached USD 117 million in the first half of 2014, reflecting a year-on-year increase of 68 percent.
SOFIA -- Bulgaria's Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has resigned, according to the press service of the Bulgarian parliament.
"NATO's Article 5 offers little protection against Vladimir Putin's Russia," Iulian Fota, Romania's presidential national security adviser, told me on a recent visit to Bucharest. "
"This visit is a signal that the government's efforts since 2012 have been rewarded, especially in the context of the dialogue with Kosovo, which was the decisive step. There is also the fight against corruption and an ambitious reform agenda,"
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