Latest News from Serbia
Increasing number of doctors "leaving Serbia"
BELGRADE -- The Serbian Medical Chamber last year issued 850 certificates of good practice which allow doctors to work abroad, a conference in Belgrade has heard.
BELGRADE - The magazine fDi Intelligence has included 5 Serbian cities in its list of top 10 European cities and regions of the future, and it also presented officials of those cities with awards in Cannes, France.
The awards were given out to Zajecar, Zrenjanin, Sremska Mitrovica, Ruma and Vranje. They were picked out of a pool of 468 cities in Europe.
BELGRADE - The campaign ended for the early parliamentary elections that will be held in Serbia on Sunday, March 16, and election silence will be in force until the close of polls at 8 p.m. the same day.
In these polls, 6,767, 324 citizens will be eligible to vote and elect 250 MPs for the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia.
BELGRADE - On the occasion of the 102nd birthday of professor and pianist Andrej Preger, the Faculty of Music Art has issued a double album showcasing the rich legacy of this renowned artist, Serbia's oldest living pianist.
"NATO opened Pandora's box in Kosovo"
BERLIN -- German MP Gregor Gysi said in the country's parliament on Thursday that "NATO and the EU are partially responsible for the current situation in Ukraine."
This is because of the policy they pursued in previous years, the leader of the left-wing political party The Left noted.
BELGRADE - Young Serbian opera singer Tijana Djuricic will take part in the music and stage performance entitled Music Soul of Europa, which will be held at Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa on Friday and include musicians from Italy, Poland and Russia.
"Croatia and Franjo Tuđman wanted war"
THE HAGUE -- Advisor to the Serbian legal team in the genocide dispute with Croatia Wayne Jordash believes the Serbian counter-lawsuit is "more convincing" than Croatia's.
He told the newspaper Danas that evidence suggests that Croatia and its then President Franjo Tudjman "wanted war."
Community of municipalities "to be discussed in Brussels"
MEDVEĐA -- Ivica Dačić says the formation of a community of Serb municipalities (ZSO) in Kosovo is yet to be addressed during the Belgrade-Priština dialogue in Brussels.
"Election silence" in force ahead of voting on Sunday
BELGRADE -- Participants in the March 16 early parliamentary elections and local elections in Belgrade and several other towns have wrapped up their campaigns.
They are now prohibited from campaigning and this ban will be in place until the polling stations close at 20:00 CET on Sunday.
Dramatic difference between population census and voters’ lists Even 700,000 people more in voters’ list
In the general list of voters there are 6,767,324 registered citizens with the right to vote. That is by about 700,000 people more in relation to the population census from 2011 when that number was 5,940,816.