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Retired general Jovan Divjak has died after a prolonged illness at the age of 84, Education Builds Bosnia, the NGO he established, announced in a statement.Born on March 11, 1937, in Belgrade, he graduated from the Military Academy, the Command and Staff Academy and the War School. He later graduated also from the French Army Staff School.
A pedestrian passes a mural depicting doctors in a COVID-19 ward on the outside of the Children's Infectious Diseases Hospital in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia on April 9, 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE/Vassil Donev.
People walk through a snow-covered park in Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, on April 7, 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE/Fehim Demir.
The Department for Emergency Situations, through the General Inspectorate for Emergency Situations, as the national authority for international assistance in civil protection, will provide on Friday a transport with 310,000 FFP 2 protective masks to the Republic of Serbia, in support of the authorities, to combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Nobody forced me to do so. It was my own choice, but I made a mistake. That's why we aim to encourage other young girls not to let their parents arrange a marriage they don't want. At the same time, we advocate that they get a new perspective on life."
Poverty and discrimination
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Young people passionate about visual arts, theatre, music and dance, aged between 14 and 19, are invited by the "Radu Stanca" National Theatre in Sibiu (TNRS) to participate in the "Liberty" project, which will take place between April 8 and May 3, informs a press release sent to AGERPRES.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu spoke by phone on April 6 with his Serbian counterpart Nikola Selakovic, said diplomatic sources.
The two top diplomats discussed Turkish-Serbian relations, regional developments as well as the modalities of Çavuşoğlu's next visit to Serbia, said the sources, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.
Vjosa Osmani became Kosovo's fifth head of state in 13 years since the country declared its independence from Serbia on Sunday night when MPs in the Kosovo Assembly voted to appoint her as president.
Osmani, a 38-year-old lawyer, also became the second woman to hold the post, after Atifete Jahjaga, who was president from 2011 to 2016.