News archive of January 2019

40,000 foreign tourists visit Belgrade for New Year

According to Popovic, "Belgrade is a city that lives from tourism, too."

"The revenue we achieve is important for this city. By October 2018, we did better than in 2017, which was also record-breaking in terms of revenue in tourism," he told RTS.

In November most foreign tourists visiting Belgrade came from Turkey, followed by those from China.

"Serbia to boost energy security"

Serbian Minister of Mining and Energy Aleksandar Antic told this to daily Blic, adding that the country could in this way also boost its own energy security, Tanjug is reporting.

"Right now, it seems that things are going in a good direction - one that will ensure another supply route and energy security to Serbia, as well as profits brought by the transit fees themselves," he said.

Democrat Warren enters 2020 White House race

Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren -- an outspoken critic of Wall Street and nemesis of Donald Trump -- entered the 2020 race for the White House on Monday.

Photographer Stratos Kalafatis returns to the Aegean

"Everything has changed. I've changed, first of all. The first time I made this journey I was just under 40 years old. Now I'm just over 50. But mostly it is the Aegean that's changed.

"If US gets involved, we want Russia and China, too"

Dacic said that these other solutions are "for us to recognize Kosovo, which we will not do, or that Kosovo be a province in Serbia, which they will not do."

Dacic noted that for now, no one has answered what a compromise would be - "there are some alternatives."