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BELGRADE - Youth Sport Games, which bring together pupils and high-school students, will be held in Serbia from July 13 to 27 for the first time, Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic has said on Friday.
At the promotion of the project, Vucic added that the initiative for their holding had been launched by Miodrag Rakic, the late chief of staff of the former Serbian president Boris Tadic.
ZAGREB – Flowers in the colors of the Croatian “Chessboard” flag and shaped in the form of the U symbol of the Ustasha, Croatian pro-Nazi regime responsible for massive killings of Serbs, Jews and Roma in concentration camps during World War II, have been planted at the Jasenovac Memorial Site in central Croatia.
SARAJEVO - The armed forces of the Balkan states will continue to cooperate closely within the B-9 forum with a view to strengthening regional security, but also assisting each other in the crisis situations caused by natural disasters, their chiefs of the general staff concluded in a meeting in Sarajevo.
A European Commission report on euro-area convergence released on Wednesday says that of eight EU member states, only Lithuania meets all the criteria for joining the euro.
Romania and Bulgaria are among the countries that are not ready yet to switch to the single currency, according to the report.
Skai media group and its charity organization Oloi Mazoi Boroume are putting together a new collection of emergency aid material for victims of floods in Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. The collection is scheduled to take place on Aristotelous Square in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
After spending more than a decade in substandard collective centres, thousands of refugees in Montenegro are to get improved accommodation over the next three years.
The Montenegrin government, with foreign donor support, has launched a programme for re-housing displaced persons, which envisages the construction of at least 900 housing units.
BELGRADE - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic has declared open an exhibition titled "The Serbian Literature and the Great War" at the Belgrade City Library, underscoring that historical data alone cannot make the suffering of the Serbian people in World War I resonate more deeply with today's generations.