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BELGRADE - Drug lord Darko Saric, his relatives and associates have been temporarily deprived of property worth several million euros during criminal proceedings that have been underway for more than four years now.
The property confiscated at the discretion of the court includes numerous apartments, houses, land lots, legal entities, hotels and shares.
Fugitive Darko Šarić arrested, transferred to Belgrade
BELGRADE -- Fugitive suspected drug boss Darko Šarić was arrested o Tuesday morning in a join operation headed by Serbian and Montenegrin justice ministers.
He was transferred to Belgrade on board a plane at 08:45 CET, and is now in the building of the Special Court for Organized Crime.
The central bank said on Sunday that the amount sent home by Montenegrins working abroad to their families increased by almost five per cent last year, reaching a total of 353 million euro.
BELGRADE - The representatives of non-governmental organizations from the region of the Western Balkans and Turkey signed on Friday the Belgrade Declaration on Development of Social Entrepreneurship, with an aim to draw attention of the decision-makers in the EU and other countries to the steps that need to be taken for further development of social economy.
BELGRADE - The campaign ended for the early parliamentary elections that will be held in Serbia on Sunday, March 16, and election silence will be in force until the close of polls at 8 p.m. the same day.
In these polls, 6,767, 324 citizens will be eligible to vote and elect 250 MPs for the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia.
Miodrag Lekic, leader of the Democratic Front, on Wednesday said the opposition bloc will seek a referendum on joining NATO if the government pushes ahead with membership without seeking people's consent.
"The outcome of a referendum will be acceptable to all members of the Democratic Front," the opposition leader assured.
Turkey, Balkan states lead global police training co-operative
Now in its fourth year, INTERPA is a growing international organisation aimed at improving the quality of police training.
Police training academies from Turkey and several Balkan states helped establish the International Association of Police Academies (INTERPA) in 2011. [AFP]
BELGRADE - Serbia's foreign trade deficit totalled USD 357.7 million in January and was by 30.4 percent lower than in the same month in 2013, the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia released on Wednesday.
BELGRADE - Serbia gained surplus in trade with the CEFTA countries amounting to USD 89.7 million in January 2014, reads a statement by the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia (RSZ) on Wednesday.
The exports to the CEFTA countries in January amounted to USD 153.7 million, while the imports were USD 64 million, and the export- import ratio equaled 240 percent.