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TOB to attend Bucharest tourism fair on March 13-16

BELGRADE - The Tourist Organisation of Belgrade (TOB) will present Belgrade's tourism supply at the Tourism Fair of Bucharest, Romania, from March 13 to 16.

The Tourist Organisation of Belgrade will promote city break offers in Belgrade, a calendar of events for 2014, gastronomy and opportunities for congress, youth and religious tourism, a TOB statement said.

Serbia defeats Romania in Bucharest, water polo

BUCHAREST - Serbia beat host Romania in a FINA Water Polo World League Preliminaries Round 5 Group A match in Bucharest 7-4 (2-1, 1-0, 1-2, 3-1) late on Tuesday.

This was Serbia's third consecutive win, cementing its top position in the group with nine points ahead of Russia and Romania with three points each.

'Rabbitland' awarded at festival in Finland

BELGRADE - "Rabbitland", a short animated movie by Ana Nedeljkovic and Nikola Majdak junior, was awarded a Diploma of Merit at 44th Tampere Film Festival in Finland which was held from March 5 to 9.

Since it premiered at 63rd Berlin Film Festival in 2013 and got the Crystal Bear, "Rabbitland" was screened at numerous festivals across the world.

Belgrade named best place for tourism

BELGRADE - Belgrade has been named the best place for tourism as part of the traditional International tourist patrol "SACEN International", with Turkey as the best tourist destination and Belgrade-based Singidunum University as the best partner in tourism in southeastern Europe in 2013.

Novak Djokovic through to round of sixteen

INDIAN WELLS - Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic qualified for the round of sixteen of the Masters 1000 Seriesin Indian Wells.

World's second best tennis player beat Romania's Victor Hanescu, 7-6 (7-1), 6-2.

In the fight for the quarterfinal, Djokovic will cross rackets with Columbia's Alejandro Gonzalez who defeated Ivan Dodig of Croatia, 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (7-5).

Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania committed to promoting cooperation

RUSE - Mutual understanding and joint action by Serbia, Romania and Bulgaria towards European decision-makers are important for all citizens of these countries, Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic said on Friday at the three nations' trilateral meeting in Ruse, Bulgaria.

Regional PMs hold trilateral meeting

Regional PMs hold trilateral meeting

RUSE -- Serbian PM Ivica Dačić met with his Romanian and Bulgarian counterparts and said that "mutual understanding is important for citizens of all three countries.

Serbia, he said, "expects continued support for the further the process of European integration from its two neighbors."

Bulgaria, Romania Agree to Back Serbia's EU Bid

The Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and Romania, Plamen Oresharski and Victor Ponta, have agreed to back Serbia's EU bid at a meeting in the Danube city of Ruse.

Bulgaria, Romania, US to Hold Military Drill in Black Sea

Joint naval exercises with Bulgarian, Romanian and US vessels are to take place in the Black Sea on March 11.

The naval forces of all three nations have stated no connection between the upcoming drill and the tensions on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, where the Russian Black Sea Fleet is based, the Bulgarian National Radio has reported.

Bulgarians Among Most Frequently Expelled from Belgium in 2012

The Bulgarians were among the foreign nationals who were expelled from Belgium most frequently in 2012. 

The five countries, topping the list, according to frequency of expulsions are Albania, Morocco, Romania, Bulgaria and Brazil. 

New Bridge Boosts Bulgaria-Romania Trade

Romania has become Bulgaria's third largest trading partner after Germany and Italy, partly as a result of the New Europe Bridge, which opened last year, officials say.

Rebels Loom Large at Bucharest Film Festival

Some 50 movies about human rights will feature in this year's One World Film Festival running from March 17 to 23 in Bucharest, Romania.

The theme for this year, "Kino Kombat", looks at what happended during the last 25 years in Eastern Europe.

Bulgarian, Romanian, Serbian Prime Ministers Meet in Bulgaria's Ruse

The Prime Ministers of Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia,Plamen Oresharski, Victor Ponta and Ivica Dacic will hold a trilateral meeting in Bulgaria's Danube city of Ruse on Friday.

A lunch has been scheduled after the meeting.

Romania Proposes Negotiations Over Crisis in Ukraine

Ukraine's neighbor Romania has offered to mediate between Kiev and Moscow, with the country's President Traian Basescu proposing to lead those negotiations.

New Europe Bridge Increased Bulgaria-Romania Turnover

The New Europe Bridge, previously known as the Danube Bridge 2, has increased commodity turnover between Bulgaria and Romania.

Bilateral trade between the two countries now exceeds EUR 3B. Romanian export to Bulgaria grew by 9%, and Bulgarian export increased by 6%, Romanian Embassy counselor Victor Dediu revealed Thursday, Bulgarian Standard News reports.