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PARIS - Serbia ranks 54th among 180 world countries according to the degree of freedom of the media, while Macedonia and Montenegro are the lowest ranked countries in the Balkans according to the Press Freedom Index for 2014, Reporters without Borders organisation released.
Last year, Serbia claimed the 63rd place on the list.
BELGRADE - The Serbian and Slovenian armed forces are oriented towards enhancing cooperation, and contribute to strengthening of regional stability, the chiefs of staff of the two armed forces, Gen. Ljubisa Dikovic and Gen. Dobran Bozic, said in Belgrade on Wednesday.
BRUSSELS - A new round of talks between Belgrade and Pristina, facilitated by European foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, commenced in Brussels Wednesday.
Maja Kocijancic, spokeswoman for Ashton, said the European foreign policy chief is currently having a joint meeting with Serbian Prime minister Ivica Dacic and Kosovo Prime Minister Hasim Taci.
BELGRADE - An exhibition by cartoonist Aleksandar Zograf, titled Life in a Comic Book, will open late Wednesday at the French Institute in Belgrade.
The exhibition features Zograf's comic strips published in France in three collections: Second-Hand World (2008), Regards from Serbia (2000), E-mails from Pancevo (1999) and works published in albums from the Lapin series.
BELGRADE - The organizing committee for the marking of 150th anniversary of the death of the greatest Serbian philologist Vuk Stefanovic Karadzic (1864-2014) adopted on Tuesday the proposal for the jubilee celebration program.
BELGRADE - Five percent of children in Serbia are not attending primary school and 15 percent of them have not been enrolled in high school, and this and many other problems in education are among the priorities of the National Education Council (NPS), participants at the 100th NPS Council Session said in Belgrade Tuesday.
BANJA LUKA - Republika Srpska (RS) President Milorad Dodik stated on Tuesday, in the talks with Serbian Ambassador in Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) Stanimir Vukicevic that RS is politically and economically stable.
Dodik informed Vukicevic about the stands of RS officials on the events in the Federation of BiH.
BELGRADE - Ivan Mrkic, Serbia's outgoing minister of foreign affairs, attended a dinner in Brussels organized by EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton for foreign ministers of EU member states and candidate countries, the Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated on Tuesday.