BOGOTA - Serbian tennis player Jelena Jankovic and Danka Kovinic of Montenegro lost to Elitsa Kostova (Bulgaria) and Chieh Yu Hsu (U.S.) 1-6, 6-3, 10-6 in a first-round doubles match on Wednesday.
In the singles category, Jankovic is defending the title. She has been seeded first, and will take on Mathilde Johansson of France in a first-round match on Wednesday evening.
The protest was organised by Albanian opposition parties, the Democratic Forum for Integration and the Democratic Alliance.
They claim that the government has been "abusing and discriminating against" local Albanians in Tuzi, where they form the majority community.
A new report rates Western Balkan countries midway in the world when it comes to quality of life and social progress.
The Social Progress Index 2014 Report rated a total of 132 countries using more than 50 indicators.
Germany "won't obstruct Montenegro's accession to NATO"
PODGORICA -- Germany will not obstruct Montenegro's accession to NATO and will evaluate reforms conducted in that country when it decides on giving it the green light.
This is what German Ambassador to Montenegro, Pius Fischer, told the Podogrica-based Atlas TV.
A coalition of NGOs called "No to War, No to NATO", have called a protest for Friday in Podgorica’s main square, aiming to send "a clear message" that Montenegro should not join the alliance.
Organisers said people should raise their voices against the "aggressive and criminal policy of the alliance.
Serbia lowest-ranked in region on enabling trade index
BELGRADE -- Serbia fell on the list of the Global Enabling Trade Report of the World Economic Forum (WEF) and is now 89th among 138 countries.
Two years ago, in the previous report, Serbia was 71st of 132 countries, the Beta news agency reported.