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Vucic: Serbia needs solidarity, assistance from EU

VIENNA - Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic has said in Vienna on Wednesday that Serbia, and other countries in the region that were affected by the recent severe flooding, needs solidarity and assistance from the EU.

"Serbia with EU on Ukraine - except for sanctions"

"Serbia with EU on Ukraine - except for sanctions"

VIENNA -- Aleksandar Vučić has said that Belgrade supports the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine and is doing everything so it can be with its EU partners.

Montenegro to Build Homes for Kosovo Refugees

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.

'Serbian Literature and Great War' exhibition opens

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.

Croatia, Slovenia Begin Border Line Hearings

Hearings at the Hague-based court for the resolution of international disputes began on Monday with Croatia presenting its case, as Zagreb and Ljubljana attempted to settle a dispute that has continued since they both became independent from the former Yugoslavia.

Zimonjic, Nestor through to Roland Garros quarter-finals

PARIS - Serbia's Nenad Zimonjic and Daniel Nestor of Canada reached the quarter-finals of the French Open men's doubles tennis tournament on Saturday by beating Jean-Julien Rojer of the Netherlands and Horia Tecau of Romania 6-4, 7-5.

Skai launches campaign to help Balkan flood victims

Skai TV and Radio, along with the “All Together, We Can” (Oloi mazi boroume) network, are organizing a series of collections for people in Serbia and Croatia who have suffered due to the recent flooding in the Balkans.

Djokovic rallies past Cilic

PARIS - Serbia's Novak Djokovic advanced to the round of 16 at Roland Garros after battling past Marin Cilic of Croatia 6-3, 6-2, 6-7 (2-7), 6-4 on Friday.

The Croatian threatened to cause an upset even after two sets down but No. 2 seed Djokovic regained control and continued his bid to win this year's French Open title.

Bulgaria Best Balkan Country to Invest in, Foreign Policy Magazine

Bulgaria ranks 28th in the Foreign Policy Magazine's "Baseline Profitability Index", measuring countries' attractiveness for foreign investors.

Among the countries of the Balkan peninsula, Bulgaria is the highest ranked. Right behind, in 29th place, is ranked Macedonia. Romania is 43rd, Albania 53rd, Serbia 55th, Slovenia 74th, Turkey 79th, Croatia 90th, and Greece 101st.

Tomljanovic shocks Radwanska in French Open

Croatia's Ajla Tomljanovic upset third seed Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 6-4, 6-4 in the third round of the French Open on Friday.
      
The defeat means that the tournament's top three seeds have been ousted inside six days, with top seed Serena Williams losing in the second round and second seed Li Na departing in the first.
      

FIFA: Brazil Behind Schedule in World Cup Preparation

Football's world governing body FIFA is concerned with the preparation for the World Cup in Brazil, which starts on June 12.

Three of the stadiums, in Natal, Porto Alegre, and Sao Paulo are yet to be completed and are "racing against the clock", as FIFA General Secretary Jerome Valcke tweeted.

Emergency aid collections for Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina flood victims

Skai media group and its charity leg Oloi Mazi Boroume are organizing collections of emergency aid material for victims of floods in Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. The charity efforts are being organization in association with the Athens Archdiocese and the Apostoli charity and the Serbian Embassy in Athens.

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