U.S. publishes images claiming to show Russian attacks

July 28, 2014 | 13:37 | Source: Beta | Comments: (0) | Send comment

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. has stepped up pressure on Russia by publishing satellite images allegedly showing missiles fired from Russia against the east of Ukraine.

A Saturday, July 26 image made from video showing the Tripoli airport (Beta/AP)

Libya: Missile hits Serbian ambassador's residence

July 28, 2014 | 12:52 | Source: Beta, Politika | Comments: (0) | Send comment

TRIPOLI -- The residence of Oliver Potežica, Serbia's ambassador in Tripoli, Libya, was hit by a missile the daily Politika is reporting on Monday.

Registered unemployment rate nearly 30 percent

July 28, 2014 | 12:19 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The number of the unemployed in Serbia totaled 778,577 people on May 31 this year, putting the registered jobless rate at 29.53 percent.

(Tanjug, file)

Government adopts set of new media laws

July 28, 2014 | 11:44 | Source: B92 | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Serbian government over the weekend adopted three media laws and sent them to parliament for a debate under urgent procedure.

(Tanjug, file)

"Kosovo army would be threat to Serbia and region"

July 28, 2014 | 11:02 | Source: Dnevnik, Tanjug | Comments: (9) | Send comment

NOVI SAD -- Defense Minister Bratislav Gašić says the creation of the so-called army of Kosovo would be a threat to Serbia's stability and the stability in the region.

(Beta/AP, file)

President congratulates Muslims on major holiday

July 28, 2014 | 10:25 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian President Tomislav Nikolić congratulated all Muslim citizens on their religious holiday of Ramadan Bayram.


Serbia crowned European water polo champion

July 28, 2014 | 09:43 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BUDAPEST -- The Serbian men's national water polo team won the gold medal at the 31st European Championship by beating hosts Hungary 12-7 in Budapest late on Sunday.

(Beta/AP, file)

Italian FM urges Serbia to "continue on its path"

July 28, 2014 | 09:31 | Source: B92, Tanjug, po | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Federica Mogherini, minister of foreign affairs of Italy, the presiding EU country, is visiting Serbia on Monday where she will talk to top state officials.

(Beta, file)

Government "will not renounce reforms"

July 28, 2014 | 09:14 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- PM Aleksandar Vučić says Serbia "needs to start working and changing," and that his government "will not renounce reforms aimed at work and easier employment."

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: (1) | 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: (1) | 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: (4) | 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: (2) | 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: (1) | 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: (25) | 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.

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Why Moldova urgently matters

10.07.2014. | Comments: 1
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
(Beta, file)

"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