Former director of transport company arrested

August 21, 2014 | 10:02 | Source: Beta | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Former Lasta transport company Director Velibor Sovrović has been arrested along with five others on suspicion that they abused their official position.

"EULEX indirectly hindering agreement"

August 21, 2014 | 09:39 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

KOSOVSKA MITROVICA -- Self-government representatives from northern Kosovo have said that EU mission EULEX is "indirectly hindering the implementation of the Brussels agreement."

(Medija Centar, file)

Pressure on Serb refugees to cancel residence in Croatia

August 21, 2014 | 09:30 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Miodrag Linta has sent an open letter about the pressure on Serbs driven out of their homes in Croatia to cancel their place of residence.

(Beta/AP, file)

Serbian swimmer wins second gold medal

August 21, 2014 | 09:25 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BERLIN -- Serbian swimmer Velimir Stjepanović has won the men's 200m freestyle race in the European Championship in Berlin, Germany.

(Tanjug)

Serbia, Bosnia to have joint projects in Berlin

August 20, 2014 | 16:54 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina plan to present joined projects during a conference dedicated to the Western Balkans due to take place in Germany on August 28.

Gorani decide against forming minority council

August 20, 2014 | 16:08 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia's Gorani population will not be forming their national minority council, the Gorani Civic Initiative decided on Wednesday.

(Beta/AP, file)

EU to Serbia: Russian market is ours

August 20, 2014 | 16:01 | Source: Beta | Comments: (14) | Send comment

BRUSSELS -- The EU expects candidates for membership not take advantage of Russia's counter-sanctions by taking the place of EU food exporters to the Russian market.

"Three reasons why prices should not increase"

August 20, 2014 | 15:20 | Source: Tanjug, TV Pink | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Rasim Ljajić says there are "three reasons why prices should not increase - low purchasing power, good agricultural year, and crisis in EU-Russia relations."

(Beta, file)

Trucks on Wednesday wait 15 hours at Batrovci

August 20, 2014 | 15:09 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Trucks and other freight vehicles leaving Serbia via the Batrovci crossing with Croatia must on Wednesday wait "around 15 hours" to cross the border.

Vitomir Mihajlović (Beta, file)

Albanians and Roma urged to vote for minority councils

August 20, 2014 | 14:58 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Presidents of national councils of ethnic Albanians and Roma have called on members of their ethnic groups to register on the special electoral rolls.

(Tanjug)

"Joint response" to participation in wars abroad

August 20, 2014 | 13:33 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian Deputy PM and FM Ivica Dačić stated on Wednesday that a legal mechanism needs to be devised to prevent participation of Serbian citizens in wars abroad.

(Tanjug, file)

"Willingness in principle" to change Constitution

August 20, 2014 | 12:51 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (5) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić said on Wednesday there had been no concrete agreement within the government coalition to change the Constitution.

"Extremists in Kosovo funded from Middle East"

August 20, 2014 | 11:59 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (11) | Send comment

PRIŠTINA -- It is suspected that EUR 50 million "arrived in Kosovo over the past several years from Middle Eastern countries," reports have said.

(Tanjug)

Serbian and Bosnian FMs meet in Belgrade

August 20, 2014 | 11:55 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Relations between Serbia and Bosnia "are greatly improving and there is a joint desire to continue this way," the two countries' foreign ministers have said.

(cad.gov.rs)

Serbian, Chinese aviation authorities sign memorandum

August 20, 2014 | 10:35 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Delegations of the Civil Aviation Directorate of Serbia and the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) have signed a memorandum of understanding.

(Image made from video, AP/Beta)

Jihadists show video of beheading of U.S. journalist

August 20, 2014 | 10:03 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (9) | Send comment

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has published a video claiming to show its members behead American journalist James Foley.

(Tanjug, file)

"SNS willing to join Democrats in power in Vojvodina"

August 20, 2014 | 09:49 | Source: Danas, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

NOVI SAD -- SNS vice-president Goran Knežević says his party has changed its stance on joining a coalition government with the DS in Vojvodina, and could now do so.

(File)

PKS president accepts candidacy for minister of economy

August 20, 2014 | 09:21 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- President of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (PKS) Željko Sertić has said that he accepts the candidacy for minister of economy.

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

Putin to meet with CU, EU officials, Poroshenko

August 19, 2014 | 16:53 | Source: ITAR-TASS | Comments: (1) | 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: (4) | 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.

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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
(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.