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Serbia celebrates Slavic Literacy and Culture Day

This date became a national holiday after the Serbian government adopted a bill amending the Law on State and Other Holidays in the Republic of Serbia, Blic recalls.

Further strengthening of cooperation with Europ

The Serbian government adopted today the Bill on the confirmation of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the Government of the Republic of Tunisia on the replacement and use of driving licenses.

North Macedonia finds migrants hiding in truck

Police in North Macedonia say they have discovered eight migrants crammed into a hidden compartment in the roof of a truck, during a routine search at the border crossing with Serbia.

The Iraqi men were found before midnight Sunday in a truck with Bulgarian license plates.

Balkan Organised Crime Hotspots Pinpointed in Report

The new report published on Monday in Vienna by the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime identifies places in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia where organised crime is flourishing.

30 Embassies and international representations in Bucharest send message on International Day Against Homophobia,Transphobia and Biphobia

Approximately 30 Embassies and the European Commission Representation in Romania conveyed a joint message of solidarity with all the marginalised groups and against discrimination on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, and, on this occasion, they underscore the governments' obligation to protect all citizens from violence and discrimination." "On the occasion of

Burgeoning Drag Scene Pushes Boundaries in Macho Serbia

Drag is a visual art form that plays with gender, sexuality and power. Typically associated with the LGBT community, modern drag mostly contains drag queens: typically gay men adopting female personas who then perform lip syncs, dances or skits in front of an audience.

Western ambassadors urge Vucic to "exercise restraint"

Vucic told them that Serbia is in a difficult position through no fault of its own, and that he "does not understand neither the introduction of taxes, nor the adoption by Pristina of new resolutions against Serbia and the Serb people."

Serbian Nationalists Target BIRN Staffer for Defending Baker

Serbian right-wingers have begun a concerted campaign against BIRN project coordinator Sofija Todorovic since she defended the rights of an ethnic Albanian baker in her hometown of Borca - himself the subject of nationalist attacks - sharing hate speech, insults and threats to her on social media and attempting to hack her account on Twitter.

"Balkan Exodus": Six million people have left region

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) President Suma Chakrabarti told RTS that migration of skilled workers has a negative effect on productivity, and that negative growth effects can also lead to the departure of low-skilled labor.

Serbian Court Upholds Rejection of WWII Premier’s Rehabilitation

The Belgrade Appeals Court on Tuesday confirmed the Higher Court's first-instance decision to dismiss the request to rehabilitate Milan Nedic, the wartime leader who headed a puppet government in Nazi-occupied Serbia.

Huawei to become strategic partner in Serbian cities

This will take place within China's Belt and Road initiative, while the document will be signed, on behalf of Serbia, by Minister of Mining and Energy Aleksandar Antic.

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