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Djokovic defeats Kovacevic in Roland Garros opener

PARIS - Serbia's top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic is through to the Roland Garros second round after defeating American Aleksandar Kovacevic 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 (7-1) on Monday.

World number three Djokovic won after two hours and 29 minutes of play.

Kovacevic is placed 114th in the ATP rankings.

It's been decided when the school year ends in "Vladislav Ribnikar"

As Blic learns, the grades will be concluded by Friday, and if the parents wish, after that only extracurricular activities will be held.
Initially, there was a proposal that children who could not or did not want to go to classes in the school premises, could use some of the cultural institutions where they could gather or ask for help.

Bakhar: Red Star have impressive history, we can do great things together

BELGRADE - New Red Star Belgrade head coach Barak Bakhar said on Monday the Red-and-Whites were a football club with an impressive history, rich tradition and plenty of silverware in their trophy cabinet, and noted that he was convinced he would achieve success during his tenure in Belgrade.

President issues decree dissolving parliament and sets June 25 as next election day

President Katerina Sakellaropoulou issued the Presidential Decree dissolving parliament and officially calling for elections on June 25 on Monday. According to the decree, the resulting parliament will convene on Monday, July 3.

The decree is also signed by caretaker prime minister Ioannis Sarmas and members of the caretaker ministerial cabinet.

Young people to be included in new cabinet: Kalın

With President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan reelected for another five-year term after securing a victory in the historic May 28 runoff election, the new cabinet will consist of young and dynamic people, presidential spokesperson İbrahim Kalın has said.

Former Novartis executives cleared of bribery; 15 doctors charged

Four former executives of Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis and a former politician were cleared on Monday of bribery and direct complicity in the offense, as part of a probe into allegations that doctors and public officials had accepted kickbacks from the company in a period spanning 2006 to 2015.

Journalists’ Vehicles Attacked in Serb-Dominated North Kosovo

Unknown persons on Monday in a Serb-majority municipality in northern Kosovo, Leposavic, damaged the cars of BIRN and Kosovo-Albanian language broadcaster RTV Dukagjini, which were following local protests against the newly-elected mayor of the town.

Bosnia Arrests Serb Ex-Soldier for Wartime Rape of Prisoners

The Bosnian state prosecution announced on Monday that Borislav Gligorevic was arrested on May 26 while attempting to enter Bosnia and Herzegovina from Serbia at the Karakaj border crossing.