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Soup kitchens in KiM get 12 tons of food

KOSOVSKA MITROVICA – Serbian government's Minister without Portfolio in charge of Kosovo-Metohija (KiM) Aleksandar Vulin visited a soup kitchen in Kosovska Mitrovica, northern KiM, to deliver a donation of 12 tons of frozen food on Thursday.

Working group for Serbia's OSCE chairmanship

Working group for Serbia's OSCE chairmanship

BELGRADE -- The Serbian government formed a working group on Thursday which will be tasked with coordinating the activities of Serbia's chairmanship of the OSCE.

Serbia will hold the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) chairmanship in 2015.

Gov't sets up working group for Serbia's OSCE chairmanship

BELGRADE - The Serbian government formed a working group on Thursday which will be tasked with coordinating the activities of Serbia's chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), the government's press office announced.

Serbia will hold the OSCE chairmanship in 2015.

NIS introduces new, environmental drilling method

BELGRADE - Naftna industrija Srbije (NIS) has introduced a new drilling method at a well in Kikinda, northeast Serbia, referred to as dry location drilling, NIS stated.

Dacic calls for labor law based on EU model

VALJEVO - The coalition gathered around the Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS) promised to voters at a pre-election rally in Valjevo that it will create new jobs and protect workers, farmers and pensioners.

At the rally held late on Wednesday, SPS leader Ivica Dacic underlined that Serbia needs a law on labor that will be modeled after EU regulation

Screening on Chapter 26 starts

BRUSSELS - The screening on Chapter 26 referring to education and culture started in Brussels on Thursday.

The Serbian delegation headed by Srdjan Majstorovic, deputy director of the Serbian government's European Integration Office, comprises numerous experts from the line ministries.

Queens of the Stone Age arrives in Serbia on June 11

BELGRADE - Queens of the Stone Age, one of the greatest rock bands of today, is coming to Serbia on June 11.

The Americans will be headlining a new one-day rock festival introducing EXIT ADVENTURE, and as a special treat, the festival's most devoted fans will have a chance to choose a city in Serbia in which the event will be held.

Thessaloniki Archaeological Museum exibits in Belgrade

BELGRADE - The exhibition of photographs from the Thessaloniki Archaeological Museum opened in Belgrade's National Museum late on Wednesday in honour of the Greek presidency in the Council of Ministers of the EU.

Anderson: Serbia has strong unions

BELGRADE - Head of the west Sweden trade union office Krister Anderson said on Wednesday he believed Serbia would overcome all obstacles in EU integration stemming for the harmonization with EU standards, and he stressed that Serbia had strong trade unions.

He met with members of the Serbian parliament and said a joint project and cooperation would be of great use for both countries.

Opinion poll says six parties, coalitions to pass treshold

BELGRADE – Serbian citizens believe that the Democratic Party of Serbia (DSS), Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and a coalition gathered around former Serbian president Boris Tadic, as well as the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS), Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS) and Democratic Party (DS), will pass the threshold at elections scheduled for March 16.

Patriarch Irinej receives authors of book on WWI

BELGRADE - Serbian Patriarch Irinej received at the Patriarchate on Wednesday authors and publishers of the book titled "Serbia in the Great War 1914-1918" which was released on the occasion of the centenary of the beginning of World War I.

Belgrade, China sign memorandum on cooperation at Book Fair

BELGRADE – Officials of the City of Belgrade and the Chinese State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television signed in Belgrade Wednesday a memorandum on cooperation at this year’s Belgrade Book Fair, where China will be the Guest of Honor.

Prime minister meets Sardinian delegation

BELGRADE - Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic stated on Wednesday that the government of Serbia advocates for dignified marking of the World War I centennial and accurate representation of historical facts.

Cost of average consumer basket in December at RSD 65,025

BELGRADE - The price of the average consumer basket in Serbia in December 2013 totalled RSD 65,025 or 1.28 average wages while the minimum consumer basket totalled RSD 33,919 or 0.67 average wages, the data of the Ministry of Trade show.