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Health ministry: Nearly 50 percent of Serbians smoke

January 30, 2015 | 17:04 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia on Friday marks the National No Tobacco Day, and the Health Ministry has signaled "increased control of public smoking," said Tanjug.

PC Press selects b92.net as best news website

January 30, 2015 | 13:09 | Source: B92 | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- b92.net has been recognized as best website in 2014 in the News category of PC Press magazine's traditional annual selection dubbed "Best Online Things".

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"New law on personal data protection needed"

January 29, 2015 | 10:14 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection Rodoljub Sabic says Serbia needs a new personal data protection law.

(Tanjug)

St. Sava's Day marked in National Theater event

January 28, 2015 | 13:10 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- A formal event celebrating the feast of St.Sava has been held at the National Theater in Belgrade, with President Tomislav Nikolic addressing the event.

Serbian health insurance booklets (B92, file)

Serbia at bottom of Euro Health Consumer Index

January 28, 2015 | 11:47 | Source: Beta | Comments: (3) | Send comment

BRUSSELS -- Serbia is at the bottom of the the Euro Health Consumer Index 2014, placing 33rd on a list of 37 states, the Beta news agency has reported.

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Obrenovac school rebuilt with EU funds

January 28, 2015 | 09:48 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

OBRENOVAC -- Head of the EU Delegation to Serbia Michael Davenport visited on Tuesday the newly rebuilt Jovan Jovanovic Zmaj elementary school in Obrenovac.

(Tanjug)

President: Holocaust most shameful crime in history

January 27, 2015 | 13:51 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (41) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said on Tuesday that the Holocaust was the most shameful and hideous crime in the entire human history.

A road damaged by a landslide near Krupanj, in western Serbia (Beta, file)

30 percent of Serbia "in landslide zones"

January 26, 2015 | 17:11 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The melting of snow and heavy rainfall have caused rivers to overflow, triggering a large number of landslides in several locations in southern Serbia.

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Town in Kosovo hit by series of jolts - "but no quake swarm"

January 26, 2015 | 15:05 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- A 2.8-magnitude earthquake was registered late on Monday in the area of the town of Pec in western Kosovo and Metohija.

St. Sava depicted in a fresco in King's Church, Studenica (Wikimedia)

NGO against marking of St. Sava's Day in schools

January 26, 2015 | 12:54 | Source: B92, Beta | Comments: (17) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Movement for Enlightened Society NGO has said that the marking of St. Sava's Day as the patron saint day of schools "violates the principle of secularity."

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Lawyers "defend rule of law," resume work

January 26, 2015 | 12:26 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian lawyers returned to work on Monday, after four and a half months of strike, after their demands to change laws on notaries and taxes were met.

Opinions & Analyses

A plebiscite on every day

19.01.2015. | Comments: 1
A PEGIDA rally in Dresden, Germany, held on Jan. 12 (Beta/AP)

Now we must avert the danger of a downward spiral between Muslim and non-Muslim Europeans

B92 TV

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

1.08.2014. | Comments: 4
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

UN secretary-general's Kosovo report

5.12.2014. | Comments: 1

The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's regular quarterly report on the UN Interim Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK)