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Europe is one step away from ending clock changes

It would mean an end to moving the clocks every March and October.

EU announced this after an informal poll in which most of the surveyed European citizen declared against the current system.

The president of the EU Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker told BBC that millions of people believed that "summer time should be year-round and that's what will happen."

Consulates swamped, everyone wants to go to Germany

According to the German daily Der Spiegel in the first half of 2018 the total number of applications for work permits which amounted to 52,000- has doubled comparing to the same period in 2015.

Vučić and JT Chairman extending the cooperation to new areas

Vucic expressed his gratitude to Tango for launching the new production line in Senta factory, Tanjug reported.

According to him, this reflects the continuous development of operations and production modernization of the largest Japanese investor in Serbia.

Montenegro changes its history:"Serbia cancelled Montenegro"

Podgorica-based daily Pobjeda reports this.

According to the interpretation by the current Montenegro government and some historians, the Great National Assembly of the Serb People in Montenegro in 1918, known as Podgorica Assembly was organized contrary to the former Montenegro Constitution and its legal system.

Haradinaj -"Leave borders as they are"

He repeated he was against any ideas about land swap or border correction between Kosovo and Serbia, Pristina based Zeri newspaper writes.

Answering the question in a special press conference about why he wasn't participating in Kosovo dialogue in Brussels Haradinaj said he wasn't rejecting his constitutional obligations but that he simply didn't have the time for the dialogue.

Vucic to Keefe - "Serbia won't be humiliated"

Vucic pointed this out in a meeting with the UK Ambassador to Serbia in Belgrade, Denis Keefe concerning the current state of the Belgrade - Pristina dialogue.

The two collocutors also discussed bilateral relationship, situation in the region and the results of the Western Balkans Summit in London.

Chinese company to take over RTB Bor

The Minister of Energy and Mining Aleksandar Antic explained that the Chinese company submitted the best binding bid in the amount of $1 billion and 260 million out of which $350 million would go to mandatory monetary capital increase.

The company's obligations also include keeping all 5,000 workers and providing additional $200 million for previous debts.

Montenegro Mulls Italian Plea to Host Stranded Migrants

Montenegro confirmed on Wednesday that it has been approached by Italy and asked to take in a number of migrants and refugees, to help end a 10-day standoff with a ship docked off the Italian coast at Catania.

The government in Podgorica said it was still mulling whether to take the mostly African-origin migrants and refugees, but has not yet taken a stance.

Citizens still waiting for "Bratoljub" bridge to open

The Prime Ministers of Serbia and the RS, Ana Brnabic and Zeljka Cvijanovic respectively, confirmed this in a joint press conference after the joint session of the two governments in the southern town of Trebinje.

Montenegro responds to Dacic's accusation

The party reacted to Serbian PM Ivica Dacic recent allegations and added that Serbia was actually actively campaigning against Montenegro and that they would "respond accordingly to these provocations."

The 75th Anniversary of the Death of Bulgarian Tsar Boris III

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the death of Tsar Boris III. On this occasion, many of the churches of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church will be serve prayers, FOCUS News Agency reported.

The memorial service at his grave in the monastery temple "Nativity of the Blessed Virgin" in the Rila Monastery will be served by the Adrianopolitan Bishop Evlogi.

"If borders change, some Serbs might suddenly be in Kosovo"

Professor Bieber told Euronews portal that the deal between Belgrade and Pristina on border changes might inspire similar ambitions in the region. He flagged Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia and Montenegro as areas that might demand change.

Vucic: "If we don't do it, who will?"

The meeting was held before the beginning of the European Forum Alpbach in Austria and was moderated by the EU-Commissioner for Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn and Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.

"Serbs in Montenegro suffer torture and discrimination"

Dacic felt Serbian citizens in Montenegro were suffering torture and discrimination at the hands of the official government, said New Serb Democracy party (NOVA) from Montenegro after meeting with Dacic in Belgrade.

SPC to hold a special meeting about Kosovo and Metohija?

As Tanjug learns from the well-informed church circles, the special meeting is a possibility even though the Church's stance "on the issue remains clear and unchanged".

The Church's position, announced after the May meeting, is that Serbia must not lose Kosovo.