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Serbia's January-February external trade at 10.55 bln euros

BELGRADE - Serbia's external goods trade in January-February totalled 10.55 bln euros, which is a 0.6 pct increase y-o-y, according to figures released by the national statistical office.

Goods exports were worth 4.661 bln euros, rising by 3.2 pct y-o-y, while imports totalled 5.888 bln euros, declining by 1.3 pct y-o-y.

Bosnia and Herzegovina: EU leaders agree to open membership talks

This article was produced by Tanjug in collaboration with European news agencies as part of the European Newsroom (ENR) project.

BRUSSELS - The EU leaders' decision to initiate negotiation talks with Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) marked a historic moment for the country.

EU Leaders Unveil Bold Measures: Frozen Russian Assets to Fund Ukrainian Aid

European leaders have unveiled a series of decisive measures aimed at bolstering support for Ukraine and strengthening the European Union's defense capabilities, following a high-stakes meeting chaired by European Council President Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

EU leaders agree to open membership talks with Bosnia

EU leaders on Thursday agreed to open talks with Bosnia on joining the bloc, though negotiations will only begin in earnest once the Balkan country has passed more key reforms.

"Congratulations! Your place is in our European family. Today's decision is a key step forward on your EU path," European Council head Charles Michel wrote on X, as leaders met at a Brussels summit.

Vucevic meets with Bosnia and Herzegovina army chief

BELGRADE - Serbian Deputy PM and Defence Minister Milos Vucevic met with Bosnia and Herzegovina Armed Forces Chief of Joint Staff Maj Gen Gojko Knezevic on Wednesday, the Serbian Ministry of Defence said in a statement.

Vucevic noted that further strengthening of bilateral relations required commitment on both sides.

Germany to play Ukraine, Greece in final warmup games for Euro 2024

Germany will play Ukraine and Greece in its final warmup games before hosting the European Championship.

The team will face Ukraine in Nuremberg on June 3, and four days later Greece, the 2004 European champion, in Mönchengladbach, the German soccer federation said on Tuesday.

US envoy travels to Montenegro to support its EU bid as war in Ukraine rages on

A senior US official visited Montenegro Monday to offer support to the small Balkan nation seeking to join the European Union.

During a press conference in the capital Podgorica, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Gabriel Escobar said Montenegro should be next in line to join the 27-nation bloc.

Serbia's January external trade at 4.81 bln euros

BELGRADE - Serbia's external goods trade in January totalled 4.81 bln euros, which is a 4.9 pct decline y-o-y, according to figures released by the national statistical office.

Goods exports were worth 2,142.3 mln euros, declining by 1.6 pct y-o-y.

Goods imports totalled 2,675.0 mln euros, declining by 7.5 pct y-o-y.

Earthquake Rocks Montenegro: Eyewitnesses Describe Frightening Scenes

Montenegro was jolted awake by a powerful earthquake in the early hours of this morning, sending shockwaves across the region. According to reports from various seismological agencies, the earthquake measured between 5.3 and 5.7 on the Richter scale, striking fear into the hearts of residents.

A new approach to the Western Balkans? Bosnia, the EU and the US

The European Commission is set to recommend that the EU open accession talks with Bosnia and Herzegovina, despite lingering ethnic divisions in the Western Balkan country. At the same time, US Special Representative to the Western Balkans Gabriel Escobar is also in the region.

EU members should open talks with Bosnia on joining, executive branch says

The European Union's executive arm will recommend that member countries open accession negotiations with Bosnia-Herzegovina, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Tuesday, despite lingering ethnic divisions in the Western Balkan country.

EU to recommend opening membership talks with Bosnia

The EU's executive arm will on Tuesday recommend that member states open formal membership talks with Bosnia, European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen announced.

The country has been an official membership candidate since 2022 but needed to implement a string of major reforms before opening accession negotiations with the 27-nation bloc.

EU Commission to Propose Bosnia and Herzegovina Membership Talks

The European Commission will recommend the commencement of membership negotiations with Bosnia and Herzegovina, signaling a significant milestone in the country's journey toward EU integration. Speaking during a plenary session in Strasbourg, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen lauded the progress achieved by Bosnia and Herzegovina since being granted candidate status.

A 93-year-old Greek grandmother’s scarves travel to children in need

In her tiny Athens apartment, 93-year-old Ioanna Matsouka has knit thousands of brightly colored scarves for children in need from Greece to Ukraine - and she has no plans to quit just yet.

"Until I die, I will be knitting," Matsouka said. Her knitting needles clicked through her expert fingers, her nails painted red. "It brings me joy to share them."