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Serbia, Croatia Fail to Drop Genocide Lawsuits

Serbian and Croatian officials insisted they wanted to leave the past behind but could not drop their lawsuits against each other, which begin next week at the International Court of Justice.

Mutual genocide lawsuits won't be withdrawn

Mutual genocide lawsuits won't be withdrawn

BELGRADE -- Aleksandar Vučić says the court in The Hague will decide about issues from the past, while the political elites in Serbia and Croatia will focus on the future.

Vucic: Serbia and Croatia should look to future

BELGRADE - Serbia's Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said on Monday Serbia and Croatia would make an effort to let courts decide about issues from the past, while the authorities on both sides would focus on the present and future.

Lawsuits will not be dropped

BELGRADE - The deputy prime ministers of Serbia and Croatia, Aleksandar Vucic and Vesna Pusic respectively, have said that the two countries will not drop mutual lawsuits for genocide before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), but they agree that this is the issue of the past which must not encumber the present relations.

Italy Coach: Bulgaria, Croatia Potential Group Winners

The coach of Italy's national football team Cesare Prandelli pointed Bulgaria and Croatia as difficult opponents for the upcoming European Championship qualifiers.

Sunday's draw in Nice placed Italy, Bulgaria, Croatia, Norway, Azerbaijan, and Malta in Group H for the Euro 2016 qualifiers.

In Serbia every 5th individual jobless

In Serbia every 5th individual jobless

In the first month of 2014 even 42,771 jobless people have registered them with the National Employment Service. That is almost 2,000 people more than in December last year.

Dacic to attend EBRD conference in London on Monday

BELGRADE - Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic will participate in the high-level regional conference of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) which will be held in London on Monday under the title 'Investing in the Western Balkans'.

Bulgaria Draws Italy, Croatia for Euro 2016 Qualifiers

The draw for the qualification round of the football European Championship 2016 took place in Nice, France on Sunday.

Bulgaria was drawn in Group H together with Italy, Croatia, Norway, Azerbaijan, and Malta.

ICJ to launch debate in genocide lawsuits

ICJ to launch debate in genocide lawsuits

BELGRADE -- The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will launch a debate in the dispute between Serbia and Croatia on mutual genocide suits on March 3.

National Theater to perform in Turkey

BELGRADE - Belgrade's National Theater will participate in the first International Balkan Countries' Theater Festival to be held in the Turkish city of Bursa on March 8-22, with their production of William Shakespeare's Henry VI, National Theater released on Thursday.

Besides the host country, the festival will gather theaters from Croatia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Greece and Romania.

Numerous unsolved murders of journalists in ex-Yugoslavia

Numerous unsolved murders of journalists in ex-Yugoslavia

BELGRADE -- The Association of Journalists of Serbia has warned that numerous killings of journalists in the past two decades in former Yugoslavia still remain unsolved.

Making Serbia Part of the Picture

The Serbian film Commission, SFC, has mapped out 160 locations suitable for filming as part of a bid to attract more producers of feature films, TV shows and commercials to Serbia.

The project, financed by the European Union and the Austrian Agency for Development, includes 34 municipalities and cities connected to the river Danube.

Hamam Balkania published by Istros Books

BELGRADE - Hamam Balkania by Vladislav Bajac translated into English by Randall Major has been published by London-based Istros Books, the Belgrade-based publishing house Arhipelag stated on Wednesday.

Istros Books is a UK publishing house dedicated to literature from south-eastern Europe.