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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 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.
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.
"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.
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 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.
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.
"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.