Policeman shot near administrative line dies of his wounds

August 28, 2014 | 11:01 | Source: Beta, RTS, Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- A member of the Serbian police unit Gendarmerie, seriously wounded when unknown attackers opened fire near the administrative crossing of Merdare, has died.

(Beta/AP, file)

NATO to remain in Kosovo despite crises elsewhere

August 28, 2014 | 10:49 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BRUSSELS -- Despite numerous "challenges" in the Middle East and Ukraine, NATO is not planning to reduce the number of its troops in Kosovo

(Beta/AP, file)

Russia accused of "direct involvement" in conflict

August 28, 2014 | 10:06 | Source: Beta | Comments: (0) | Send comment

KIEV -- U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt claims that Russia is "directly involved" in the fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian government forces.

(Tanjug, file)

"Serbia stabilizing factor, to play constructive role"

August 28, 2014 | 09:57 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

VIENNA -- Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić said ahead of a conference in Germany dedicated to the Western Balkans that this was "a region of conflict for too long."

Serbia will not close diplomatic missions in crisis zones

August 27, 2014 | 16:47 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia will not close its diplomatic and consular offices in crisis areas as long as there are conditions to provide consular protection for Serbian citizens.

(Tanjug/AP, file)

"Serbia must recognize Kosovo before joining EU"

August 27, 2014 | 16:03 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (31) | Send comment

BERLIN -- German MP from the ranks of the SPD party Dietmar Nietan says Serbia was "not under obligation" to join the sanctions imposed by the EU against Russia.

Civil society "increasingly involved in political life"

August 27, 2014 | 15:08 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Civil society organizations are increasingly involved in the political life, it was said during the presentation of the civil society sustainability index 2013.

Sarajevo (freeimages.com, stock)

"Germany cannot solve Bosnia's problems"

August 27, 2014 | 14:26 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BANJA LUKA -- Many in Bosnia will be disappointed after the summit in Berlin, because any independent approach of Germany is completely ruled out, says Karsten Dummel.

(Tanjug)

Interior minister meets with RS president

August 27, 2014 | 13:29 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BANJA LUKA -- Serbia's Interior Minister Nebojša Stefanović said in Banja Luka on Wednesday that "EU membership was a goal Serbia and the Serb Republic (RS) shared."

Canadian foreign minister to visit Serbia on Friday

August 27, 2014 | 12:49 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird will arrive on a four-day visit to Serbia on Friday, the Serbian Foreign Ministry confirmed Wednesday for Tanjug.

Marko Đurić (Tanjug, file)

Kosovo dialogue to continue on September 4

August 27, 2014 | 11:57 | Source: B92, Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

KOSOVSKA MITROVICA -- The dialogue between Belgrade and Priština will continue on September 4 with a meeting of a working group, Marko Đurić has announced.

(Tanjug)

Agreement on new shipment of humanitarian aid

August 27, 2014 | 11:43 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

MINSK -- Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that Moscow should send humanitatrian aid to Ukraine.

Ivanović is seen in the courtroom on Tuesday (Tanjug)

Lawyer: EULEX head interferes with judiciary

August 27, 2014 | 11:03 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (8) | Send comment

KOSOVSKA MITROVICA -- Oliver Ivanović's his lawyer Nebojša Vlajić has said that the head of the EU mission in Kosovo, EULEX, was interfering in the work of judicial authorities.

(Beta, file)

EU wants "solidarity or active neutrality" from Serbia

August 27, 2014 | 10:04 | Source: Blic, Tanjug | Comments: (7) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The European Union has defined what it seeks from Serbia, when it comes to Russia, as a matter of "solidarity or active neutrality," said Tanja Miščević.

(Beta, file)

PM travels to Berlin to attend conference

August 27, 2014 | 09:38 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić will be in Germany today and on Thursday, where he will participate in a conference dedicated to the Western Balkans.

(Tanjug, file)

SPC in "ecclesiastical charges" against Macedonia archbishop

August 27, 2014 | 09:23 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) announced Tuesday its decision to bring ecclesiastical charges against Archbishop Stefan.

Kori Udovički (Beta, file)

Elections for national minority councils called

August 26, 2014 | 16:57 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Minister of Public Administration and Local Self-Government Kori Udovički scheduled on Tuesday the elections for national minority councils for October 26.

Court gives Thaci's party right to propose assembly speaker

August 26, 2014 | 16:26 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

PRIŠTINA -- There will be no snap parliamentary elections in Kosovo, the Constitutional Court of Kosovo has decided, Tanjug is reporting.

(Photo courtesy of Serbian MFA)

"Delicate moment" for OSCE chairmanship

August 26, 2014 | 16:14 | Source: Beta | Comments: (1) | Send comment

SALZBURG -- Foreign Minister and First Deputy PM Ivica Dačić says Serbia will be taking over the chairmanship of the OSCE in a delicate and complicated moment for Europe.

The courtroom in Kosovska Mitrovica is seen on Tuesday (Tanjug)

Kosovo office head "confident" Serbs will "prove innocence"

August 26, 2014 | 15:33 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (4) | Send comment

KOSOVSKA MITROVICA -- Serbian Government Office for Kosovo Director Marko Đurić said on Tuesday that Serbia stands firmly behind the five Serb defendants in Kosovo.

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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: 2
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
(Tanjug)

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.