Press: Ana Ivanović welcomed in Belgrade
Source: B92, Beta
BELGRADE -- The newspapers today lead with reports from yesterday's arrival in Belgrade by Ana Ivanović.
ALO—"Cvetković refuses premier's chair", the tabloid claims of the DS finance minister in the outgoing cabinet, but adds that Bojan Pajtić might accept.
"Queen arrives home", the papers persist with their royal terminology when describing Ana Ivanović, the WTA No.1, who was welcomed in Belgrade yesterday.
BLIC—"I plan more trophies, and then I might as well get married", the paper chooses this quote from Ivanović for its front page.
Citing unnamed sources, it says that the Socialists, SPS, will join a Democrat-led government: "SPS makes decision, Dačić employs tactics".
Meanwhile, the verdict in a case against SPS founder and leader's son is also reported about: "Marko Milošević acquitted for lack of evidence".
BORBA—"Gripped by Socialists", says that daily of the government negotiations.
"Projecting South Stream" is about the defining of the exact route the natural gas pipeline will be built along.
A huge photo of Ana Ivanović is also on the front page.
VEČERNJE NOVOSTI—"Still buying time", is about the Socialists and their position in the cabinet talks.
Another huge Ivanović photo is on another front page.
GAZETA—"Jeremić premier", this tabloid believes, and mentions outgoing FM from the ranks of the Democrats as "closest" to Serbia's top job.
"Digging student graves in search for EUR 100,000!!!", police have apparently exhibited a degree of insensitivity as they did their job, looking for the remainder of the money stolen from the Raiffeisen bank in Kragujevac. The search took place in a WW2 memorial site.
GLAS JAVNOSTI—"Queen in Belgrade", more from the arrival of Ana Ivanović in Serbia.
A speculation on whether UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has sent a letter to Boris Tadić is found under: "Formula: Kosovo/Resolution 1244".
"Koštunica: Diminishing chances of government with SPS", says the DSS leader.
DANAS—"Socialists still without decision on who to join in cabinet", says this daily.
"I feel like I'm in dream", Ivanović is quoted.
KURIR—The tabloid believes that the acquittal of Milošević junior is a part of the DS-SPS deal: "Concession".
"Where's money?", asks another headline, and reports that Predrag Bubalo, DSS, and Velimir Ilić, NS, have called on their cabinet colleague, Mirko Cvetković, DS, "to say where the budget money is".
POLITIKA—"Tennis queen in court", says that Ivanović addressed Belgraders yesterday from the Old Palace building.
"Tadić ticket ever closer to forming government", says of the cabinet talks.
"Marko Milošević acquitted of all charges", is also on the front page.
PRESS—"Queen in Belgrade", the tabloid is not overly creative when it chooses the headline for the Ivanović report.
And then, Bubalo and Ilić are quoted on another front page: "Where are EUR 3bn from budget?".
June 11, 2008 | 18:46 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment
MOSCOW -- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and UNESCO chief Koichiro Matsuura spoke about the restoration of the Serb churches in Kosovo, reports say.
June 11, 2008 | 11:58 | Source: Beta | Comments: (2) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- The Kosovo Property Agency (KAI) has begun ruling on applications for the return of the owner’s or management rights for property in the province.
June 10, 2008 | 20:45 | Source: B92, Beta | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- The newspapers today lead with stories that speculate about the possible composition of a new Serbian government.
June 10, 2008 | 19:46 | Source: B92, Tanjug | Comments: (5) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- WTA World No. 1 Ana Ivanović received a magnificent welcome from thousands of Belgraders outside the City Assembly building Tuesday.
June 10, 2008 | 19:40 | Source: B92 | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- B92 has launched a campaign to secure the purchase of a mobile digital mammography unit.
June 10, 2008 | 10:23 | Source: B92 | Comments: (3) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- In the last five days alone, two suicide attempts have been thwarted on Belgrade’s bridges.
June 9, 2008 | 20:10 | Source: Beta | Comments: (1) | Send comment
KRUŠEVAC -- Four veterans of 1999 war who are on hunger strike in Kruševac, protesting unpaid wages, received medical treatment today.
June 9, 2008 | 19:32 | Source: B92, Beta | Comments: (1) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- Almost all the front pages today bring news about the death of a popular veteran Roma singer, and some strong reactions to Boris Tadić's latest moves.
June 8, 2008 | 17:00 | Source: B92, Beta | Comments: (3) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- The newspapers today reach for royal terminology in their vocabularies as they lead with stories about Ana Ivanović's French Open title.
June 8, 2008 | 15:10 | Source: B92 | Comments: (0) | Send comment
NOVI SAD -- Accommodation options for Novi Sad's EXIT music festival visitors look likely to significantly improve this year.
June 8, 2008 | 15:09 | Source: Beta | Comments: (3) | Send comment
ZRENJANIN -- A concert which was a part of an event in Zrenjanin, Vojvodina, dubbed Anti-Fascist Festival, was interrupted with a bomb tip-off.
June 7, 2008 | 17:05 | Source: B92 | Comments: (8) | Send comment
PARIS -- Ana Ivanović is the new French Open champion, having beaten Russian Dinara Safina in straight sets (6:4, 6:3).
June 7, 2008 | 14:00 | Source: Beta | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- Today's front pages focus on the intensification of talks over forming the next government.
June 6, 2008 | 11:51 | Source: B92 | Comments: (29) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- Three Serb returnees have left Dečani for fear of their safety, Kosovo media report, citing UNMIK sources.
June 6, 2008 | 11:19 | Source: B92 | Comments: (0) | Send comment
PARAĆIN -- The first and second phase of the UXO clear-up operation around the former arms dump in Paraćin are over.
June 6, 2008 | 09:56 | Source: B92 | Comments: (0) | Send comment
KRAGUJEVAC -- Several houses in Braće Andrejević Street in Kragujevac came under a torrent of small arms fire yesterday afternoon.
June 5, 2008 | 20:17 | Source: B92, Beta | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- The newspapers today report about an environmental accident near Belgrade yesterday, and continue to look at the post-elections talks.
June 5, 2008 | 15:15 | Source: Beta | Comments: (9) | Send comment
DEČANI -- Administrators at High Dečani monastery have accused the municipality of Dečani of illegally usurping its land and exerting pressure on its priests.
June 5, 2008 | 10:48 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- Today, June 5, is World Environment Day, the slogan of which this year is “Carbon Dioxide Emission—How to Change Habits.”