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German message to Serbia

However, as he emphasized, harmonization with foreign policy, i.e. the introduction of sanctions against Moscow in order to preserve European values, and not against the citizens of Russia, will help Serbia progress in the EU integration process.

UN Court Rejects Bosnian Serb War Criminal’s Plea for Release

The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals has rejected a request for early release and a pardon from Milan Lukic, the wartime leader of a Bosnian Serb paramilitary group who is currently serving a life sentence in Estonia.

Serbian Team Wins 3×3 Basketball World Championship

Serbia's men's 3×3 basketball team won the Crelan FIBA 3×3 World Cup 2022 in Antwerp, Belgium on Sunday, defeating Lithuania 21:16. This was the fifth time Serbia won this competition, which has been organised seven times since 2012.

Dejan Majstorovic was named MVP of the competition. This was his fourth win with the team. They "played an amazing tournament", he said.

A small graduation exam starts with Serbian language test: These are main guidelines

A three-day final exam, a small graduation exam, has begun for more than 64.000 eighth grade students, and future high school students are taking the Serbian language test on the first day.
This year, due to reports of bombs, the number of schools where the test will be organized has been reduced to 522, from 1.260 as planned.

Invincible Serbia on top of the world!

The national team of Serbia in 3×3 basketball won a gold medal tonight at the World Championship in Antwerp, as they were better than Lithuania in the final with 21:16.
Serbia managed to win the fifth gold at seven planetary shows, and it also has one silver and one fourth place.
Our team achieved seven victories from the same number of matches in this competition.

Belgrade: The Creation of the Serbian World is a Process that Cannot be Stopped

"The creation of the Serbian world is a process that cannot be stopped", said Serbian Interior Minister Aleksandar Vulin. "It is important that all Serbs, no matter where they live, be united and that all issues of national interest be resolved together in Belgrade, the capital of all Serbs", he stressed.

Slovenia receiving many congratulations on Statehood Day

Ljubljana – Slovenia is receiving congratulations from many world leaders on Statehood Day, with President Borut Pahor having received messages from Queen Elizabeth II, US President Joe Biden, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and French President Emmanuel Macron, among others.

Russian Foreign Minister: And Serbia will not

According to him, in the past few years, the EU has "strongly evolved in the direction of acquiring an aggressive ideological background, primarily Russophobic."

Police Probe Explosion at Electricity Distributor in North Kosovo

An explosive device was thrown on Thursday night at the electricity distribution facility in north Mitrovica, in the Serb-majority north of Kosovo, police confirmed.

"It is suspected that a hand explosive device caused the explosion at the electro-distributor," Mitrovica's Chief Prosecutor, Ismet Ujkani, told BIRN, adding that the attack was committed by "unknown individuals".

Serbian Ministry to Probe Playing of Anti-Bosniak Song in School

Serbian Education Ministry said on Thursday evening that it will carry out a review at the at the Vasa Stajic School in the northern city of Novi Sad and that "the provincial inspection will take action" to find out who was responsible after children aged 10 and 11 and a teacher were filmed dancing to an anti-Bosniak song.

Shootings, Stabbing Reported Near Serbian Migrant Camp

Shooting from firearms was reported on Thursday from a migrant and refugee camp near Sombor in northwest Serbia, related to a conflict between migrant gangs. One person was wounded, Serbian police told N1 TV.

BIRN can reveal that another incident also happened during the night between Wednesday and Thursday.

Kiril Petkov Admitted that Bulgaria is Sending Aid to Ukraine through Poland

"Bulgaria sends aid to Ukraine through Poland". In practice, the resigned Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov admitted this in an interview with the Guardian, given before the no-confidence vote this Wednesday.

His statement comes after a question about how Bulgaria's position on the war will change if it fails to form a new coalition.

BIRN Fact-Check: What Will the Serbia-Kosovo Energy Deal Achieve?

Secondly, the Kosovo authorities will have access to the Valac/Vallaq substation, an important part of the country's power grid that is located in a Serb-majority municipality, and other energy infrastructure that Pristina was not able to access previously.

Serbs to pay bills to Serbian company