Parliament to adopt budget review by mid-September

July 25, 2014 | 17:04 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

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.


Toll fees cut by half for motorcycles

July 25, 2014 | 15:54 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Serbian government has decided to reduce toll charges for motorcycles by 50 percent.

Montenegro to open consulate in Sremski Karlovci

July 25, 2014 | 15:38 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

PODGORICA -- The government of Montenegro made a decision to open consulates in Sremski Karlovci, a town in Serbia, as well as in Istanbul, Turkey.

(Beta/AP, file)

UNHCR puts number of Ukrainian crisis refugees at 230K

July 25, 2014 | 14:54 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

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.

(Tanjug, file)

Serbia is once again "little Russia" - analyst

July 25, 2014 | 14:37 | Source: Tanjug, TV Pink | Comments: (3) | Send comment

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."

(Tanjug, file)

30mn in EU grants-in-aid for 24 flood-hit municipalities

July 25, 2014 | 13:24 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

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.

(Tanjug, file)

Governor blames currency decline on "debts and Ukraine"

July 25, 2014 | 13:00 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- National Bank of Serbia (NBS) Governor Jorgovanka Tabaković is "not worried" about the national currency reaching a historic low agaisnt the euro.

(Beta, file)

"Serbia is bridge between Russia and EU"

July 25, 2014 | 12:11 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

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."


Border police seize more than 80 kilos of heroin

July 25, 2014 | 10:53 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Serbian border police have announced that they confiscated more than 80 kilograms of heroin at the Batrovci border crossing with Croatia.

(Tanjug, file)

"Nobody has right to lecture Serbia on Ukraine"

July 25, 2014 | 10:08 | Source: B92, RTS | Comments: (13) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Nobody has the right lecture Serbia, especially not those who "brought our own territorial integrity into question," said Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić.

A sight-seeing bus in Belgrade (Tanjug)

Fewer Serbians go abroad, more foreigners visit

July 25, 2014 | 09:46 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

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.

The Special Court in Belgrade (Tanjug, file)

Ćuruvija case indictment returned for further probe

July 25, 2014 | 09:27 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Special Court returned for additional investigation the indictment against former members of the State Security (DB), accused of murdering Slavko Ćuruvija.

(Tanjug, file)

Wheat yield "above five-year average"

July 24, 2014 | 16:59 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

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.

(Beta, file)

PM signs book of condolences at Dutch embassy

July 24, 2014 | 16:50 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić signed on Thursday a book of condolences at the Dutch embassy in Belgrade, Tanjug reported.

OSCE approves monitoring mission

July 24, 2014 | 15:52 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

VIENNA -- The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has decided to establish a mission to monitor the Russian-Ukrainian border.

(Beta, file)

Pajtić "isn't considering stepping down"

July 24, 2014 | 15:49 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

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.

(Tanjug, file)

Ivanović "confident" he'll prove his innocence

July 24, 2014 | 15:13 | Source: Tanjug, Večernje novosti | Comments: (3) | Send comment

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.

(Tanjug, file)

Chamber of Commerce: Food exports to Russia increase 68 pct

July 24, 2014 | 14:35 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

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.

Bulgarian prime minister resigns

July 24, 2014 | 13:46 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

SOFIA -- Bulgaria's Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has resigned, according to the press service of the Bulgarian parliament.

Novi Sad (click to zoom)

Google virtual walk now available in Serbia

July 24, 2014 | 13:18 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Google Street View service has become available in Serbia, the U.S. internet giant has announced.

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Why Moldova urgently matters

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Moldova PM Lurie Leanca (R) is seen during the recent signing of an association agreement with the EU (Beta/AP)

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"Dialogue with Priština ended isolation"

12.06.2014. | Comments: 8
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"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,"

Press Room

Corporate, individual philanthropy hand in hand in flood relief effort

9.07.2014. | Izvor: Catalyst | Comments: 0
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Over 16,8B RSD (145,3M EUR) in donations was recorded as of July 1, with companies and individual donations going hand in hand with their contributions: individuals have donated 1,005BRSD (8,7M EUR) vs corporations and SMEs contributions of 1,018B RSD