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International wine fair to open on February 27

BELGRADE - The International Wine Fair BeoWine will be held in Belgrade from February 27 to March 2 and it will gather over 140 presenters from 13 countries famous for their rich wine production tradition.

Venizelos brings message of support to Belgrade

ATHENS/BELGRADE - Evangelos Venizelos, Foreign Minister of Greece as the current chair of the EU Council of Ministers, stated that he has come to Belgrade to bring the message of encouragement and support to the country's further EU integration and internal reforms.

Venizelos visits Serbia on Tuesday

BELGRADE - Evangelos Venizelos, Greece's deputy prime minister and foreign minister, will visit Serbia on Tuesday, in his capacity as President of the Council of the European Union.

Nikolic to deliver medals to mark Statehood Day

BELGRADE - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic will deliver medals to deserving individuals and institutions on Saturday, to mark the Statehood Day, including professor Itsuko Teruoka from Japan who will receive a gold medal for her exceptional engagement in humanitarian activities and Stella Jatras of the U.S.

Serbia ranks 54th in world according to Press Freedom Index

PARIS - Serbia ranks 54th among 180 world countries according to the degree of freedom of the media, while Macedonia and Montenegro are the lowest ranked countries in the Balkans according to the Press Freedom Index for 2014, Reporters without Borders organisation released.

Last year, Serbia claimed the 63rd place on the list.

Aleksandar Zograf's exhibition to open on Wednesday

BELGRADE - An exhibition by cartoonist Aleksandar Zograf, titled Life in a Comic Book, will open late Wednesday at the French Institute in Belgrade.

The exhibition features Zograf's comic strips published in France in three collections: Second-Hand World (2008), Regards from Serbia (2000), E-mails from Pancevo (1999) and works published in albums from the Lapin series.

Nikolic decorates Itsuko Teruoka and Stella Jatras

BELGRADE - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic signed a decree on Monday, to mark the Statehood Day on February 15, whereby he decorated professor Itsuko Teruoka from Japan by a gold medal of merit for her exceptional engagement in humanitarian activities and delivered a posthumous decoration to Stella Jatras of the U.S.

OECD: Greece needs to stop bribery of foreign officials

Greece has made some headway in tackling rampant graft at home but urgently needs to crack down on bribes paid to foreign public officials aimed at winning contracts overseas, the OECD said in a report on Friday.

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