(Beta/AP, file)

Visit of Albanian PM postponed for Nov. 10

ponedeljak 20.10.2014 | 09:05 | Source: Beta, Blic, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The official visit of Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, scheduled originally for October 22, has been postponed for November 10.

(Beta, file)

PM: State will protect all citizens

petak 17.10.2014 | 17:03 | Source: RTS, Tanjug | Comments: (28) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Aleksandar Vučić has commented on the incidents targeting bakeries owned by Albanians to say that the property of every citizen of Serbia must be protected.

Viktor Safyanov, Predrag Marić (Tanjug)

Center for Management of Crisis Situations opens

petak 17.10.2014 | 16:40 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

NIŠ -- Head of the MUP Emergency Situations Sector Predrag Marić opened Center for Management of Crisis Situations in Niš on Friday.

(Tanjug, file)

Agreement with Russia "important for Serbian army"

petak 17.10.2014 | 15:45 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The technical cooperation deal between Serbian and Russian armies is "very significant for the Serbian military as an umbrella for further talks."

"Serbia should harmonize policy with EU"

petak 17.10.2014 | 15:05 | Source: Beta | Comments: (5) | Send comment

BRUSSELS -- The European Union in the framework of its sanctions against Russia urges partners in the world "not to go to the Russian market."

(Tanjug)

"Historical calendar" changed to accommodate Putin

petak 17.10.2014 | 13:50 | Source: Beta | Comments: (9) | Send comment

MOSCOW -- Russian newspapers are reporting about Vladimir Putin's visit here noting that Serbia, for his sake, moved the date of the liberation anniversary celebration.

(Tanjug)

"Efforts made for Albanian PM's visit to take place"

petak 17.10.2014 | 11:24 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (11) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Albanian Ambassador Ilir Bocka said on Thursday evening that an effort is being made to go through with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama's visit to Belgrade.

(Beta)

EP rapporteur expects Serbia to maintain pro-EU orientation

petak 17.10.2014 | 09:31 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (7) | Send comment

BONN -- EP rapporteur on Serbia David McAllister says the EU and NATO "do not look favorably on 4,500 Serbian troops saluting Vladimir Putin in Belgrade."

(Beta)

Russia remains in Balkans - analyst

petak 17.10.2014 | 09:19 | Source: B92 | Comments: (4) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Faculty of Political Sciences Professor Predrag Simić says that the visit of President Vladimir Putin to Belgrade had "a highly symbolic" character.

(Tanjug)

Vučić and Putin hold joint news conference

četvrtak 16.10.2014 | 19:35 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Serbia and Russia have strong political ties.

(Tanjug)

Serbian and Russian presidents speak at military parade

četvrtak 16.10.2014 | 17:45 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Tomislav Nikolić addressed a military parade in Belgrade to say that Serbia has left wars behind, while the history of its army is that of defensive wars.

(Tanjug)

Serbian and Russian officials sign seven documents

četvrtak 16.10.2014 | 16:16 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia and Russia signed seven agreements, memorandums and protocols during a visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin to Belgrade on Thursday.

(Tanjug)

"Serbia and Russia always on same side"

četvrtak 16.10.2014 | 14:39 | Source: B92 | Comments: (11) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian President Tomislav Nikolić stressed on Thursday in Belgrade that his country and Russia "have always been on the same side."

(Tanjug, file)

PM: Serbia expects apology from Albania

četvrtak 16.10.2014 | 14:28 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (60) | Send comment

Serbia will remain a true pillar of stability in the Western Balkans, and nothing can compromise this, Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić has told CNN.

(Tanjug)

Vladimir Putin arrives in Belgrade

četvrtak 16.10.2014 | 14:01 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Serbia. His Serbian counterpart Tomislav Nikolić welcomed him at Belgrade's Nikola Tesla International airport.

Serbian PM has another phone conversation with U.S. VP

četvrtak 16.10.2014 | 12:03 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić and U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden spoke on the phone on Wednesday, it has been announced.

(Tanjug)

"Putin's visit does not harm Serbia-U.S. relations"

četvrtak 16.10.2014 | 10:11 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- U.S. Senator Christopher Murphy talked with MPs, members of the group of friendship with the United States, at the Serbian parliament on Wednesday.

Ilir Bocka leaves the Serbian MFA building (Tanjug)

Albanian ambassador given strong demarche

četvrtak 16.10.2014 | 09:58 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (9) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Albanian Ambassador in Belgrade Ilir Bocka was on Wednesday summoned to the Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs where he received a strong demarche.

(Tanjug)

Vučić meets with U.S. senator

sreda 15.10.2014 | 17:03 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić met on Wednesday at the Serbian government with U.S. Senator Christopher Murphy.

(Beta, file)

EU disappointed, commends authorities

sreda 15.10.2014 | 16:42 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (6) | Send comment

BRUSSELS -- The EU is disappointed over last night's abandoned football match between Serbia and Albania following a provocation.

Nikolić is seen at the stadium on Tuesday night (Beta)

"Only thing missing was bomb" - president

sreda 15.10.2014 | 16:38 | Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (55) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Top Serbian officials believe that the Serbia-Albania football match incident was a deliberate, planned provocation aiming to destabilize Serbia and the region.

(Tanjug, file)

Leaders should show restraint, Rama's visit should go ahead

sreda 15.10.2014 | 16:02 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- German Ambassador Heinz Wilhelm expressed on Wednesday his regret over the incident that occurred during the football match between Serbia and Albania.

Chepurin is seen with President Tomislav Nikolić in Belgrade on Wednesday (Tanjug)

Putin's visit "destined to be success" - ambassador

sreda 15.10.2014 | 15:12 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Serbia on October 16 will be successful, Russia's Ambassador to Belgrade Alesandr Chepurin said on Wednesday.

(Tanjug, file)

Serbian PM "warned EU" ahead of game in Belgrade

sreda 15.10.2014 | 15:02 | Source: Večernje novosti | Comments: (38) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Aleksandar Vučić says the Serbia-Albania qualifier incident in Belgrade was "organized with the aim of collapsing the stability of Serbia and the whole region."

(Tanjug, file)

Ministers talk about "planned incident", call for tolerance

sreda 15.10.2014 | 14:16 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Aleksandar Vulin says the incident during the football match between Serbia and Albania late on Tuesday was "carefully planned and intentionally staged."

(Tanjug, file)

"Concrete issues" to be discussed with Putin - PM

sreda 15.10.2014 | 13:31 | Source: Beta, TASS | Comments: (1) | Send comment

MOSCOW -- Serbian PM Aleksandar Vučić has said that "many concrete issues" will be discussed during Thursday's visit to Belgrade of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

(Beta)

Football incident could have political ramifications

sreda 15.10.2014 | 12:15 | Source: B92, Beta | Comments: (9) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The scandal that resulted in the abandoning of a Euro qualifier between Serbia and Albania could have wider implications, the Beta news agency is reporting.

(Starsport)

Analysts see "conspiracy related to Putin's visit"

sreda 15.10.2014 | 11:26 | Source: RTS, Tanjug | Comments: (20) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Political analyst Dragomir Anđelković says "the Albanian state and some EU centers of power" are behind an incident during the Serbia-Albania football game.

(Starsport)

Brother of Albanian PM denies involvement

sreda 15.10.2014 | 11:01 | Source: B92 | Comments: (48) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The brother of Albanian PM Edi Rama, Olsi Rama, has been allowed to leave Serbia after he was reportedly detained on suspicion of causing a stadium incident.

(Beta, file)

FM: Stadium incident was planned political provocation

sreda 15.10.2014 | 09:40 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (38) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić has said that an incident during the Serbia-Albania football match was a deliberate and planned political provocation.

Milovan Drecun (Beta, file)

Committee chair sees "network of radical Islam" in Kosovo

utorak 14.10.2014 | 16:56 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (4) | Send comment

BELGRADE, DEČANI -- Milovan Drecun has accused Bajram Rexhepi of trying to diminish the gravity of an incident when a Serbian Orthodox monastery was vandalized with graffiti.

(Tanjug, file)

Former DSS leader Koštunica leaves party

utorak 14.10.2014 | 15:03 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (6) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The founder and long-time leader of the Democratic Party of Serbia (DSS) Vojislav Koštunica has announced that he is leaving the party.

(Tanjug)

Full gender equality among govt. priorities

utorak 14.10.2014 | 13:37 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Accomplishing full gender equality is one of the priorities of the Serbian government and the work on that will involve all ministries, Zorana Mihajlović says.

Daily: Dismissals looming in Interior Ministry

utorak 14.10.2014 | 13:05 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The internal control sector of the Interior Ministry is checking the work of all units - not just the Gendarmerie, Belgrade-based Danas reported on Tuesday.

(Tanjug)

"Serbia to join EU in foreseeable future"

utorak 14.10.2014 | 12:10 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia will become an EU member state "in the foreseeable future," German Minister of Food and Agriculture Christian Schmidt has said.

Jihadist ideology has reached region - official

utorak 14.10.2014 | 09:42 | Source: Tanjug, Večernje novosti | Comments: (9) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Marko Đurić has said that fundamentalist Islamic state ideology "has penetrated deep into the pores of society in this region as well."

Opinions & Analyses

Federal Britain in confederal Europe

7.10.2014. | Comments: 2
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"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."

Press Room

Football Association of Serbia on EURO qualifier incident

15.10.2014. | Comments: 7

After the October 14 UEFA EURO 2016 Group I qualifier between Serbia and Albania (0:0, 41st minute, FK Partizan Stadium, Belgrade) abandonment, the Football Association of Serbia (FSS) issued the following press release