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Over EUR 140,000 raised for flood victims

BELGRADE - A total of over EUR 140,000 were raised for flood victims in the region at a humanitarian event held during the two-day Sea Dance festival, a part of the EXIT music festival staged in the Montenegrin resort of Budva.

Serbia's water polo team lose to Hungary

BUDAPEST - The Serbian national team lost to the host team of Hungary 8-6 (2-0, 3-3, 2-2, 1-1) in Budapest on Thursday evening in a third round-match of Group B at the Men's European Water Polo Championship.

This is the Serbian team's first defeat at the championship, where they are defending the title, after they previously beat France (16-5) and Germany (12-7).

My little brother did not know what hatred is

Miroslav Milenković, elder brother of the young man killed by a Croat: My little brother did not know what hatred is

BELGRADE: Mirko Milenković (23), who only because he was a Serb was stabbed to death by the brother of his girlfriend Danijela (18) five days ago, will be buried tomorrow in the small town named Neu Isenburg.

Clients of Russian Touroperator Neva Asked to Pay Extra for BG Hotels

Clients of the Russian touroperator Neva, were asked to leave the hotels they are staying in, said Irina Tyurina, press secretary of the Russian tourist industry association. 

According to Tyurina, quoted by ITAR-TASS, clients of the agency who are on vacation in Bulgaria, Turkey, Croatia and Italy, were asked to either pay out of their pocket, or leave the hotels. 

Strasbourg Rules Against Ljubljana Bank and Slovenia

The European Court for Human Rights, ECHR, on Wednesday ruled in favour of two citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina who sued the Ljubljana Bank and the state of Slovenia for not returning their foreign currency savings lost in the early 1990s.

Croatia Unions Push For Referendum on Outsourcing

Seventeen trade unions in Croatia have collected 612,017 signatures demanding a referendum on outsourcing services in the public sector, which they aim to halt.

The completed list of names was handed to the speaker of parliament, Josip Leko on Wednesday. The petition aimed at preventing public sector outsourcing was initiated in June.

Germany takes leading role in promoting EU integration for Balkans

Germany takes leading role in promoting EU integration for Balkans

Germany is taking a leadership role in the Balkans' integration to the European Union.

Leaders of western Balkan countries are invited to a high-profile conference next month in Germany to support their integration prospects into the European Union.

A Teenager Murdered his Sister’s Boyfriend just Because he was a Serb

TRAGEDY: Hatred of a Young Croat Made to Families to Mourn A Teenager Murdered his Sister’s Boyfriend just Because he was a Serb

Mirko Marković (23) was killed in Germany by Dominik (17), Brother of Daniela S. (18), his girlfriend he was planning to marry. The murder happened before Daniela’s prom, where Marko was to be her date.

EUR 995 million allocated for Serbia

BELGRADE - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said that EUR 995 million in favorable loans and grants had been earmarked for Serbia at the international donors’ conference for Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina in Brušels on Wednesday, adding that he was very pleased and proud about it.

Wozniacki effortlessly through to 2nd round in Istanbul Cup

Top-seed Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark easily advanced to the second round of the Istanbul Cup, defeating Belinda Bencic of Switzerland 6-0, 6-0 on July 15.

Wozniacki allowed no hope for the 17-year-old, dubbed as the leading player in her age group, and finished with a “double bagel,” giving away no games.

Six young Serbian mathematicians win six medals

Six young Serbian mathematicians win six medals

BELGRADE -- A team of six Serbian high school students that took part in the 55th International Mathematical Olympiad in Cape Town has returned home with six medals.

The Serbian youths competed with 560 of their peers from 101 countries from around the world, winning one gold, three silver, and two bronze medals.

Indictment for war crimes against Serb civilians in Odzak

SARAJEVO - The prosecutor of the Special Department for War Crimes of the Bosnia-Herzegovina Prosecutor's Office has raised an indictment against four former members of the Croatian Defence Council suspected of rape, torture and sexual abuse of Serb women in the area of Odzak, northern part of the Bosniak and Croatian entity of Bosnia-Herzegovina, during the war in the former Yugoslavia, in the

Merkel Hails Balkans’ EU Progress in Dubrovnik

Merkel stressed that the countries of South-eastern Europe, SEE, have an ally in Germany as they continue on their path to membership of the European Union.

The Chancellor, widely seen as Europe’s most powerful leader, was attending the Brdo-Brijuni summit, which gathers political leaders from all the states of former Yugoslavia plus Albania.

Brussels hosts donor conference for Serbia and Bosnia

Brussels hosts donor conference for Serbia and Bosnia

BELGRADE -- An international donor conference will be held in Brussels on Wednesday to raise funds for the reconstruction of areas affected by floods in Serbia and Bosnia.