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Serbian July average net wage at 64,731 dinars

BELGRADE - The July 2021 average gross monthly wage in Serbia was 89,330 dinars while the net wage was 64,731 dinars, according to figures released by the national statistical office RZS on Friday.

Helping Hungarians Have All the Babies They Want

Eleven years after Orban returned to power and made family policy a cornerstone of his vision for the future, the answer is that it's complicated.

Hate, Lies and Vigilantes: Serbian ‘Anti-Vaxxer’ Brigade Plays With Fire

He was tall and athletic, with close-cropped hair and a black leather jacket. Back in his twenties, he played professional basketball for clubs in Bosnia and Switzerland until, he says, the crisis hit and the money ran out. Now in his early thirties, he has his own business, cleaning and maintaining the facades of Belgrade's skyscrapers.

Slovenian police join campaign against online child abuse

Ljubljana – The Slovenian police have teamed up with Europol and police forces from the Western Balkans for a campaign against online abuse of children and youths in the region, which starts this week.

Belgrade Pride to Highlight Calls for Same Sex Union Law

This year's Belgrade Pride, scheduled for Saturday, takes place amid calls for Serbia to adopt a same-sex union law and improve the rights of the LGBT community generally.

Leading Yugoslav Politician Borisav Jovic Dies of COVID-19

Borisav Jovic, one of last presidents of the presidency of socialist Yugoslavia prior to its break-up, a key ally of Slobodan Milosevic and a leading figure in his ruling Socialist Party, died on Monday as a consequence of contracting COVID-19.

Vučić awarded Austrian Chancellor with high state decoration

President of Serbia presented to Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz the Order of the Republic of Serbia on the ribbon, for merits in improving relations with Serbia and the entire region of the Western Balkans.

"Great news for all citizens of Serbia"

She says that this is great news for all citizens of Serbia, because it means that salaries and pensions will grow.
"We will try to make it as much as possible so that our economy continues to grow," Brnabic said being hosted on TV Pink.
She stated that we also have new investments and added that she expects industrial production to be "raised" in our country.

Milanovic: I will not back down, I am asking Serbia...

"I don't intend to back down on that. We can't ask for war compensation from Serbia, but there are human souls, not bodies. They have that information and they will have to give it to us. We need to focus on the essentials, and those are missing persons. The team in Belgrade can give us the requested information if they want", Milanovic said in Kijevo, a place in Sibenik-Knin County.

NATO will react immediately

Stoltenberg assessed that the crisis is a new hybrid attack of Belarus and that NATO will react because of that.

Afghan Asylum Seekers - Bargaining Chip in Balkan Politics

Afghanistan is the hot news on everybody's foreign policy agenda right now and the ramifications of the debacle are being felt far and wide.

Take for example the Balkans, where there are three key impacts.

The first concerns Balkan countries providing housing to Afghans who collaborated with the US.

Crisis Staff introduces new measures tomorrow; "Wedding with 1.250 guests in Tutin"

He believes that new measures will follow because in the last seven days, the situation with COVID has been getting worse every day.
"Several topics are discussed almost every day and we will wait for the Crisis Staff to end tomorrow and the public will be informed in a timely manner," the State Secretary of the Ministry of Health said.

"Afghans in Serbia are nothing new"

According to her, they all want to continue their journey to Western Europe, primarily Germany.