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BELGRADE - The 9th Mikser Festival, held under the slogan Migration, kicked off on Thursday evening in the former Zitomlin grain silos in Belgrade's Lower Dorcol district, bringing together many top names in architecture, design, urban development and planning, as well as experts in new technologies, committed artists and musicians from the region and around the world.
BELGRADE - Former Justice Minister Nikola Selakovic is set to be named secretary-general of the office of new Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, Belgrade's Blic daily reported on Friday, quoting "exclusive information".
The report follows speculations about Selakovic as a potential candidate for the new PM.
BELGRADE - Serbian President-elect Aleksandar Vucic will take his oath of office on May 30 or May 31, or June 1, Serbian Parliament Speaker Maja Gojkovic announced on Friday.
Responding to reporters' questions in the parliament building, Gojkovic said the deadlines mandated by law would thus be met, and that the exact date would be announced as soon as it was established.
PARIS - Serbia's top-ranked male tennis player Novak Djokovic was on Friday drawn to start his title defence at the Roland Garros with a match against Spaniard Marcel Granollers.
It will be the fourth encounter between world number two Djokovic and 76th ranked Granollers, with the Serb currently 3-0 head-to-head without a set lost.
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LJUBOVIJA - Building a bridge means we have not given up on ourselves and those who are the closest to us, Serbian PM Aleksandar Vucic said in Ljubovija, western Serbia, after touring the works on the Bratoljub bridge across the River Drina.
It is important that we connect river banks, cities, states, the Serbian nation, as well as Serbs and Bosniaks, he said.
Former Prime Minister and Honorary President of the main opposition party New Democracy, Konstantinos Mitsotakis died an hour after Sunday midnight at the age of 99.
His family issued a simple statement:
“Konstantinos Mitsotakis passed away at one o’ clock after midnight, surrounded by the people he loved and loved him”.
The cross of a 12th century Byzantine chapel, located outside the ancient city of Myra in the southern province of Antalya, has reportedly been stolen.
Demre District Governor Murat Uz said an investigation has been opened into the theft, and they believe the 20-centimeter long marble cross was stolen in the last three or four days.
Zbigniew Brzezinski, who passed away on May 26, 2017 at the age of 89, was one of the U.S.'s most highly praised foreign and security policy gurus of the past half-century.