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Serbia come from behind to beat Georgia in Tbilisi

TBILISI - The Serbia men's national football team defeated Georgia 3-1 (1-1) in Friday's FIFA 2018 World Cup Group D qualifier in Tbilisi.

Nika Kacharava put the home team in front after six minutes of play, but Dusan Tadic (45 min pen), Aleksandar Mitrovic (64 min) and Mijat Gacinovic (86 min) scored to give Serbia the three points.

Serbia responds to French court in Haradinaj case

BELGRADE - Serbia's Justice Ministry on Friday sent a response to additional questions from the appeals court in Colmar, France, which is set to decide on a Serbian extradition request for Ramus Haradinaj, the ministry told Tanjug.

Most Serbians would not accept NATO apology - survey

BELGRADE - Most Serbians would not accept a NATO apology for the 1999 bombing campaign and are against their country's membership in the alliance, even though they chiefly blame the intervention on Slobodan Milosevic's policy, shows the latest survey, released by the Institute for European Affairs on Friday.

18th anniversary of NATO bombing commemorated

GRDELICA - A Remembrance Day ceremony marking the 18th anniversary of the NATO aggression on Serbia was held Friday at the railway bridge in the Grdelica Gorge, southeastern Serbia, hit by NATO missiles on April 12, 1999 as a train full of passengers was crossing it.

Voting Abroad for Bulgaria's Snap Elections Progresses Normally

Bulgarians abroad continue to vote in 371 voting sections in 70 countries.

Voting activity in Turkey is similar to that during the presidential elections in November 2016. 7,000 have voted in the regions of Bursa, Yalova, Kodzhaeli and Istanbul. This is the latest data on voting activity by 13:00 hrs, announced the Bulgarian General Consulate.

EPS completes modernisation project at TENT-B

OBRENOVAC - Serbia's national electric power company EPS has completed a project of modernising the monitoring and management system at the Nikola Tesla B coal-fired power plant (TENT-B) in Obrenovac, one of the largest power plants in Serbia.

New Hutchinson plant opens in Ruma

RUMA - A new production plant of French automotive hose maker Hutchinson opened in Ruma, northeastern Serbia, on Thursday at a ceremony also attended by Serbian PM Aleksandar Vucic.

Hutchinson opened its 6,000 sq m factory in Ruma in 2016, hiring a 200-strong workforce.

Vucic: Arrival of Russian company to be discussed with Putin

Bulgarians Abroad Voting in 70 Countries

The Bulgarians residing abroad may cast their ballot today in a total of 371 polling stations across 70 countries, announced BNR.

There are 101 fewer stations in Turkey, compared to the 2014 election, as their number for states outside the EU now shouldn't exceed 35, according to the law.

Troicki through to Miami second round

MIAMI - Serbia's Viktor Troicki has got off to a successful start at the Miami Masters tennis tournament after beating Brazil's Thiago Monteiro 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 in the first round.

He will next face Canada's Milos Raonic.

Tanjug file photo, T. Valic

Vucic: Serbia Will Never Join NATO

Serbia will never seek to become part of NATO, since the military alliance devastated the country and killed its citizens, Serbian Prime Minister Alexander Vucic said on Friday, on the anniversary day of the launch of Yugoslavia bombings by NATO in 1999.

Serbia to be featured at Leipzig book fair

BELGRADE - Serbia will be featured at the Leipzig international book fair with an exhibition titled Serbia Reads/Read Serbia, organised by the Serbian Ministry of Culture and Information.

Upcoming Vucic-Putin meeting in mutual interest

BELGRADE - Serbian PM Aleksandar Vucic's upcoming meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow will be an opportunity to discuss topics of mutual interest, in particular, economic and military-technical cooperation, Vucic and Russian Ambassador to Serbia Alexander Chepurin concluded at a meeting on Wednesday.

Nis-Pristina MW to connect Toplica District with Corridor 10

NIS - The Nis-Pristina motorway will connect some 100,000 citizens in the Toplica District with Corridor 10, Serbian Deputy PM and Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Zorana Mihajlovic said Wednesday.

OSCE observers register for Serbian presidential elections

BELGRADE - Eight observers from the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights have registered to monitor the April 2 presidential elections in Serbia, the national election commission (RIK) told Tanjug on Wednesday.