Latest News from Serbia
BELGRADE - Serbia will present its offer at eight international book fairs this year and seven Serbian writers will present their works at the first fair, the International Book Fair in Leipzig from March 13 to 16.
In the course of the year, the works of Serbian contemporary authors will be presented in Skopje, Sarajevo, Thessaloniki, Moscow, Frankfurt, Zagreb and Sofia.
INDIAN WELLS - Serbia's highest-ranking male tennis player Novak Djokovic reached the fourth round of the Indian Wells Masters Series tennis tournament late Tuesday by beating Alejandro Gonzalez of Colombia 6-1, 3-6, 6-1.
In a bid to reach the quarter-finals, Djokovic will play Marin Cilic of Croatia, who beat Tommy Robredo of Spain 6-4, 6-3.
BUCHAREST - Serbia beat host Romania in a FINA Water Polo World League Preliminaries Round 5 Group A match in Bucharest 7-4 (2-1, 1-0, 1-2, 3-1) late on Tuesday.
This was Serbia's third consecutive win, cementing its top position in the group with nine points ahead of Russia and Romania with three points each.
INDIAN WELLS - Serbia's Jelena Jankovic made her way into the quarterfinals of the premier WTA tournament at Indian Wells after beating Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-3, 6-1 late on Tuesday CET.
The Serb will next face either Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland or Alize Cornet od France.
The total prize money for the tournament is USD 5.94 million.
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Some Serbs believe Russian involvement in Ukraine foreshadows potential interference with Serbia as Belgrade pursues an EU path.
The new vehicles will be sold in Southeast Europe and cost 135,000 euros. Also in business news: Bulgaria will receive 127 million euros from the EU to help establish an e-governance programme.
BELGRADE - Serbian government's special adviser and Italy's former foreign minister Franco Frattini said in Belgrade on Tuesday Serbia's EU integration would be completed once it becomes a full member of the EU, adding that Serbia's key priorities for the coming period were to overcome the economic crisis, that is provide jobs for most of the people and combat the gray economy.
BELGRADE - Serbian Energy Minister Zorana Mihajlovic signed on Tuesday on behalf of the Serbian government the Memorandum of Understanding with officials of the Electric Power Industry of Serbia (EPS) and the Swiss company Alpiq Central Europe, which will assist EPS in electricity trade on the European power market.