Latest News from Serbia

Udovicic congratulates Serbian players on Monterrey triumph

BELGRADE - Serbian Minister of Youth and Sports Vanja Udovicic sent congratulations on Monday to the Serbian tennis players Ana Ivanovic and Jovana Jaksic, who played the first ever all-Serbian WTA final in the Mexican city of Monterrey.

In the final showdown late on Sunday, local time, Ivanovic defeated her young compatriot by 6-2, 6-1 and notched up her thirteenth career title.

Greek Film Week on April 23-28

BELGRADE - Marking the Hellenic presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Greek Film Week will take place from April 23 to 28 in Belgrade, under the title “Images from the past, vision of the future”.

Ljajic: Serbia urges ICTY to return unused documentation

BELGRADE - Rasim Ljajic, chairman of the National Council for Cooperation with the Hague Tribunal, said on Monday that Serbia had requested from the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) to return the entire documentation that had not been used in the proceedings before that court.

Petrovic: Pension system reform is of primary import

BELGRADE – President of Serbia's Fiscal Council Pavle Petrovic said Monday that a pension system reform should stand first in the forthcoming reforms in Serbia, adding that the issue is not being given too much thought at the moment.

Vučić congratulates Orban on "commanding victory"

Vučić congratulates Orban on "commanding victory"

BELGRADE -- Aleksandar Vučić congratulated Hungarian PM Viktor Orban on the landslide victory of his Fidesz party in Hungary's parliamentary elections on Sunday.

Vucic congratulates Orban on commanding victory

BELGRADE - Serbia's First Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic congratulated Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on the landslide victory the Fidesz party achieved in Hungary's parliamentary elections on Sunday, Vucic's office said in a release on Monday.

"Most countries understand Serbia's position on Ukraine"

"Most countries understand Serbia's position on Ukraine"

BELGRADE -- Foreign Minister Ivan Mrkić has said that a majority of EU member-states "demonstrated understanding for Serbia's stand on the issue of crisis in Ukraine."

Assange: Serbia is country where future happens first

Assange: Serbia is country where future happens first

BELGRADE -- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange spoke for B92 TV to say that Serbia is "constantly misrepresented" abroad, and "sometimes by Serbians themselves."

He described it as "a country in-between, a pivotal, pioneering place where the future happens first."

New Flights Take Off From Belgrade

Air Serbia will include eight new destinations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East this spring.

Daily flights to the Bulgarian coastal town of Varna begin on May 1st, while departures to Dubrovnik will be launched on May 15th, operating on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Ivanovic beats Jaksic in Monterrey final

MONTERREY- Serbia's Ana Ivanovic won the tennis tournament in Monterrey, Mexico, by beating 20-year-old compatriot Jovana Jaksic 6-2, 6-1 early Monday in the final match that lasted just 60 minutes.

It is Ivanovic's 13th title, while Jaksic made her first appearance in a WTA final.

Ivanovic won USD 111,389 and 250 WTA points, while Jaksic won USD 55,435 and 150 WTA points.

Serbia-Bosnia War Crimes Protocol Generates Indictments

The Bosnian prosecution will soon file two indictments over war crimes against Serbs as a result of cooperation agreed with Belgrade in a landmark protocol signed last year.

Serbia Switches Air Serbia Director's Nationality

As of Friday, April 4, Davor Miseljic, member of the main board of the Serbia's national carrier Air Serbia, was no longer a Canadian national but a Serbian national. This is according to the website of the Serbian business registry.

Belgrade Ranked Among Top Spring Get-Aways

The Serbian capital was sixth on the list that the Huffington Post published in late March.

“Serbia’s fierce history gives beauty an edge in Belgrade, where Soviet blocks nestle between modern artistic masterpieces. The city radiates an outdoor lifestyle: During Easter, the rivers spring to life with cruises, floating bars, and clubs—called splavovi,” the web magazine said.

She conquers Internet by Serbian house

She conquers Internet by Serbian house

Tens of thousands of people of the countries in the region have seen on the Internet the footages of young violine player Jelena Urosevic (23) of Ljig.