Latest News from Serbia

15th International Archaeological Film Review to open

BELGRADE - The 15th International Archaeological Film Review will be held at the National Museum from Thursday through April 3, featuring creations from eight countries.

Serbia wants trade ties with both Russia and EU

Serbia wants trade ties with both Russia and EU

BELGRADE -- PKS President Željko Sertić says Serbia has opted for the path to the European Union, but will continue economic cooperation with other countries.

WB conditions its loan on starting reforms by summer

BELGRADE - The World Bank (WB) will approve a USD 250 million loan for Serbia’s budget if the restructuring of state-run enterprises begins by the summer of this year, World Bank (WB) Country Manager for Serbia Tony Verheijen has said.

Vojvodina adopts draft development programme for 2012-2020

NOVI SAD - The Vojvodina government has adopted a draft decision on the development programme for the Serbian province in the period between 2012 and 2020, including an action plan for implementing programme priorities, the press bureau of the provincial government said in a statement.

Concern about "tabloidization" of media in Serbia

Concern about "tabloidization" of media in Serbia

BELGRADE -- The tabloidization of the media is turning into the tabloidization of the whole of society and the state, it was said during a conference held in Belgrade.

Participants gathered to mark two decades since the founding of the Independent Journalists' Association of Serbia (NUNS), Beta reported.

Zimonjic, Nestor beaten in Miami doubles quarter-finals

MIAMI - Serbia's Nenad Zimonjic and Daniel Nestor of Canada failed to reach the doubles semi-finals of the Miami Masters Series 1000 tennis tournament after losing to Ryan Harrison and Jack Sock of the United States 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) early Thursday.

FM once again receives Russian and EU diplomats

FM once again receives Russian and EU diplomats

BELGRADE -- Russian Ambassador to Belgrade Aleksandr Chepurin has conveyed his country's position on the situation in Ukraine to Serbian Foreign Minister Ivan Mrkić.

Djokovic beats Murray to reach Miami semi-finals

MIAMI - Serbia's highest-ranked male tennis player Novak Djokovic reached the semi-finals of the Miami Masters tournament by beating title holder Andy Murray of Great Britain 7-5, 6-3 late Wednesday.

In a bid to reach the final, Djokovic will face the winner of the match between Roger Federer of Switzerland and Kei Nishikori of Japan.

Assassination background part of EU negotiations

Assassination background part of EU negotiations

BELGRADE -- Investigation into the political background of the assassination Zoran Đinđić is an official part of the negotiations with the EU, says Tanja Miščević.

Journalists mark their day, warn about pressure and violence

Journalists mark their day, warn about pressure and violence

BELGRADE -- Journalists in Serbia are this Thursday marking their day - for the 14th time since it was established in 2001.

On March 27, 1791 (according to the Julian calendar - March 14 in the Gregorian) the first newspaper printed in Serbian came off the presses.

Radulovic: More charges should be pressed in SIEPA case

BELGRADE - Sasa Radulovic, former Serbian minister of economy, said on Wednesday that the arrest of former heads of the Serbia Investment and Export Promotion Agency (SIEPA) is just a part of the criminal charge relating to fictitious contracts, which the ministry he had headed pressed against the director of that agency.

Serbia, U.S. sign plan for bilateral military cooperation

BELGRADE - A new plan for bilateral military cooperation between Serbia and the United States for fiscal 2015 was signed in Belgrade on Wednesday.

The plan was signed by official at the Department for International Military Cooperation Col. Milan Konjikovac and U.S. Defense Attache to Serbia Col. Paul Brotzen.

State must protect journalists against pressure, violence

BELGRADE - The state of Serbia should protect the journalists against pressure, threats and violence, and the perpetrators of the crimes must be exposed and adequately punished, it was concluded at the Wednesday's conference "Who, what, where, when, how - Impunity of crimes against journalists".

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