Latest News from Serbia
DOHA - Serbia's Ana Ivanovic failed to reach the third round of the WTA singles tournament in Doha, after losing to Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 in a second round match on Wednesday.
After winning the first set, Ivanovic lost her grip and the 32nd ranked Czech used the opportunity to clinch her first victory against the Serb.
POZEGA - Chinese investors are interested in Serbia's fruit farming, Dragan Glamocic, Serbia's outgoing minister of agriculture, stated in Budimka factory in Pozega, which he visited on Wednesday together with investors from China.
“Potential investors from China are interested in Serbia's fruit farming sector,” Glamocic said.
BELGRADE - Leader of the Social Democratic Party of Serbia (SDPS) Rasim Ljajic conferred with representatives of the Association of refugees, internally displaced (IDPs) and vulnerable people in Serbia which will back the list 'Aleksandar Vucic - Future We Believe In' in the early parliamentary elections on March 16.
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.