(Tanjug)

EU membership "key foreign policy priority"

petak 31.10.2014 | 16:18 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BRATISLAVA -- Full EU membership is the key foreign policy priority for Serbia, and the vision of a common European future is a vision shared by all the Western Balkans.

(Tanjug)

Macedonian president visits Serbia

petak 31.10.2014 | 15:41 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian and Macedonian presidents Tomislav Nikolić and Gjorge Ivanov said their countries "should upgrade and intensify ties in all ares of joint interest."

(Beta, file)

Serbia "not balancing EU bid and Russia ties"

petak 31.10.2014 | 13:08 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

MOSCOW -- Serbia is not attempting to balance between its EU ambitions and its close ties with Russia, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić has said.

(Tanjug)

PM invites Czechs to invest, addresses Russian gas problem

petak 31.10.2014 | 12:55 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

PRAGUE -- Aleksandar Vučić said in Prague on Friday that full EU membership is Serbia's strategic goal, while "along that path" Serbia wants to revive its economy,

"World Shadow Government" group meets in Belgrade

petak 31.10.2014 | 11:48 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Trilateral Commission is holding a regional meeting of its European group in Belgrade from Friday until Sunday.

(Beta/AP, file)

Vučić thanked for "support in battle against ISIL"

petak 31.10.2014 | 10:01 | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- U.S. President Barack Obama has thanked Aleksandar Vučić "for Serbia's support to the international coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant."

(Tanjug, file)

FM, German ambassador discuss OSCE activities

petak 31.10.2014 | 09:27 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dačić met with German Ambassador to Serbia Heinz Wilhelm in Belgrade on Thursday.

(Beta/AP, file)

Jahjaga will not take part in Belgrade gathering

četvrtak 30.10.2014 | 15:22 | Source: B92 | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Kosovo President Atifete Jahjaga will not be traveling to Belgrade this weekend, B92 has learned.

Demolition of houses was "favor to Serbs" says mayor

četvrtak 30.10.2014 | 14:56 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (9) | Send comment

ĐAKOVICA -- Đakovica Mayor Mimoza Kusari Lila has said that the decision to demolish five Serb houses was made "in order to protect the safety of the citizens."

(Tanjug/Serbian Government)

London mayor accepts invitation to visit Belgrade

četvrtak 30.10.2014 | 11:00 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (9) | Send comment

LONDON -- Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić and Belgrade Mayor Siniša Mali on Wednesday met with London Mayor Boris Johnson.

Laywers protest in Belgrade (Beta, file)

Minister refuses mediation in dispute with lawyers

četvrtak 30.10.2014 | 10:03 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Justice Minister Nikola Selaković has dismissed the Bar Association of Serbia's proposal that the EU be a mediator in the dispute between lawyers and the state.

Marković (R), her son Marko Milošević (L) (Beta/AP, file)

Milošević's widow: Family has no assets in EU

četvrtak 30.10.2014 | 09:49 | Source: Tanjug, Večernje novosti | Comments: (11) | Send comment

MOSCOW -- Mirjana Marković has said that the family of late President Slobodan Milošević does not have, and never had, any property in European Union countries.

(Beta, file)

EU enlargement policy "focuses on economy"

sreda 29.10.2014 | 17:02 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Minister without Portfolio in charge of EU integration Jadranka Joskimović says Serbia is moving towards EU membership "so its people could have a better life."

(Tanjug, file)

Parties agree to reshuffle provincial government

sreda 29.10.2014 | 16:22 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

NOVI SAD -- The League of Vojvodina Social-Democrats (LSV) and the Democratic Party (DS) have reached an agreement to make changes to the provincial government.

Belgrade-Priština dialogue "needs to continue"

sreda 29.10.2014 | 15:55 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Government Office for Kosovo Director Marko Đurić and Finnish Ambassador Pekka Orpana agreed Wednesday the Belgrade-Priština dialogue "needs to continue"

Vučić is seen at the LSE (Beta/Serbian Government Media Office)

PM invites British counterpart to visit Serbia

sreda 29.10.2014 | 13:12 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (5) | Send comment

LONDON -- Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić met with British Foreign Secretery Philip Hammond in London on Wednesday.

Slobodan Milošević (FoNet, file)

"Serbia shows crime pays" ex official says after EU decision

sreda 29.10.2014 | 12:05 | Source: B92 | Comments: (4) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Žarko Korać, a longtime MP who served as deputy prime minister in the government of Zoran Đinđić, has said that "Serbia in a way showed that crime pays."

Radomir Nikolić (Tanjug)

President's son elected as mayor of Kragujevac

sreda 29.10.2014 | 10:58 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

KRAGUJEVAC -- Radomir Nikolić, the son of Serbian President Tomislav Nikolić, was on Tuesday elected as mayor of his hometown of Kragujevac in central Serbia.

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Serbia has "long way to go before joining EU"

sreda 29.10.2014 | 10:26 | Source: Danas, Tanjug | Comments: (4) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Radical measures in the economy, the rule of law, and the fight against organized crime and corruption are among key conditions for Serbia's EU membership.

(Beta)

"International community should protect Serbs"

sreda 29.10.2014 | 10:03 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Serbian Parliament Committee on Kosovo discussed on Tuesday the current security situation in the province and adopted conclusions.

Five Serb houses demolished in Kosovo town

sreda 29.10.2014 | 09:28 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (12) | Send comment

ĐAKOVICA -- Director of the Serbian Government Office for Kosovo Marko Đurić on Tuesday condemned in the strongest terms the destruction of five Serb houses in Đakovica.

(Beta)

Italian army chief visits Belgrade

utorak 28.10.2014 | 17:02 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Italy believes it is time to speed up Serbia's EU integration, Chief of Staff of the Italian Armed Forces Admiral Luigi Binelli Mantelli said on Tuesday.

(FoNet, file)

EU "lifts sanctions against Milošević"

utorak 28.10.2014 | 16:44 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (4) | Send comment

BRUSSELS -- The European Union has lifted sanctions it imposed against former Serbian and Yugoslav President Slobodan Milošević, said reports on Tuesday.

President decorates Indonesian ambassador

utorak 28.10.2014 | 16:31 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian President Tomislav Nikolić has decorated Indonesian Ambassador to Serbia Semuel Samson with the Order of the Serbian Flag, Second Class.

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"Absolute unity" in cabinet, says spokesman

utorak 28.10.2014 | 13:46 | Source: RTS, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Milivoje Mihajlović says there is "absolute unity in the government" while "the PM will not have a tough job when he looks at his ministers' biannual reports."

(Beta/AP, file)

Kosovo president cancels trip to Belgium

utorak 28.10.2014 | 13:26 | Source: B92, Beta | Comments: (17) | Send comment

PRIŠTINA -- Kosovo President Atifete Jahjaga has decided not to travel to Belgium for an event commemorating the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

(Tanjug)

Preliminary results of national minority councils elections

utorak 28.10.2014 | 10:21 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Election Commission (RIK) announced on Monday the preliminary results of elections for the National Councils of National Minorities.

(Photo courtesy of the Serbian government)

PM: Good relations with Russia, EU remains goal

utorak 28.10.2014 | 09:55 | Source: B92, Tanjug | Comments: (4) | Send comment

LONDON -- Aleksandar Vučić said in London late on Monday that "Serbia wants to maintain good relations with Russia but that does not change its goal, its path to the EU."

(Tanjug, file)

President to snub WW1 event because of Kosovo

ponedeljak 27.10.2014 | 17:13 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (77) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian President Tomislav Nikolić on Monday announced that he would not be taking part in a commemorative gathering in Belgium on Tuesday.

People vote in Dimitrovgrad, eastern Serbia (Tanjug)

OSCE: National minority councils elections "encouraging"

ponedeljak 27.10.2014 | 14:09 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Head of the OSCE Mission in Serbia Ambassador Peter Burkhard welcomed on Monday the elections for national minority councils.

(Tanjug, file)

Negotiator hoping for good cooperation with new commissioner

ponedeljak 27.10.2014 | 13:46 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia's chief negotiator in the country's EU membership negotiations Tanja Miščević has said she is hoping for good cooperation with Johannes Hahn.

(Tanjug)

MPs react to reports PM might reshuffle cabinet

ponedeljak 27.10.2014 | 12:47 | Source: B92 | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- A cabinet reshuffle will certainly take place, "but it won't happen tomorrow," Aleksandar Jovičić, a deputy from the ruling SNS party, has told B92.

(Beta)

Budget revision adopted, cuts from Nov. 1

ponedeljak 27.10.2014 | 10:51 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- After a debate on amendments that lasted more than 12 hours, the Serbian parliament has adopted a budget revision and accompanying laws.

Sulejman Ugljanin (2nd from right) (Tanjug)

Elections held for councils of national minorities

ponedeljak 27.10.2014 | 10:03 | Source: B92, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- According to first unofficial estimates of the CeSID agency, the list led by Sulejman Ugljanin has won the election for the Bosniak National Council.

(Tanjug)

PM voices readiness for talks with Albanian officials

ponedeljak 27.10.2014 | 09:48 | Source: Danas, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić told the Belgrade-based daily Danas over the weekend that he is "ready to talk with representatives of Albania."

Opinions & Analyses

Federal Britain in confederal Europe

7.10.2014. | Comments: 2
(freeimages.com, stock)

"In crafting our new federal kingdom, we will have a lot of international experience to draw on. One of the many peculiarities of Britain is that, while repeatedly spurning federalism, it has both left behind numerous federations across the English-speaking

B92 TV

"We may disgree over status, but should not hate each other"

1.08.2014. | Comments: 3
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."

Reports

CPJ report to mark International Day to End Impunity

30.10.2014. | Comments: 0
(CPJ)

On the occasion of International Day to End Impunity (IDEI), marked on November 2, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has published, as part of a global campaign to combat impunity, a special report entitled "The Road to Justice."