Latest News from Serbia
BELGRADE - Serbia's Tijana Bogdanovic won on Sunday the gold medal at the taekwondo junior world championship in Chinese Taipei, beating Spain's Lidia Garcia 9-5.
This was Serbia's first gold medal in junior competition and second gold on the international stage, since Bogdanovic won the European championship last year.
BELGRADE - The Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS) is ready to discuss cooperation in the next government with the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS), SPS leader Ivica Dacic said on Sunday.
"We are not setting any terms for anyone, asking anything or offering ourselves to anyone," he said, adding that the SPS wanted this because it was in Serbia's best interest.
BRUSSELS - The EU is not the one behind the Brussels agreement, but the prime ministers of Serbia and Kosovo, EU High Representative Catherine Ashton has said at a panel discussion of the Brussels Forum.
She said at an annual forum of the German Marshall Fund the Brussels agreement was not her doing, but of Serbia's Prime Minister Ivica Dacic and Kosovo's Prime Minister Hasim Taci.
MIAMI - Serbia's Novak Djokovic has reached the 4th round of the ATP Masters tournament in Miami after Germany's Florian Meier withdrew from the competition citing injury.
Their match was scheduled for Sunday.
Djokovic's next opponent will be the winner of the match between Tommy Robredo of Spain and Julien Benneteau of France.
BELGRADE, OSLO - Serbia's State Secretary for the Interior Vladimir Bozovic has said in Oslo that UNMIK and EULEX should be more committed to solving the problems of the Kosovo Serbs, as well as battling organized crime and corruption.
He visited Norway March 21-22 and met with State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Bard Glad.
MIAMI - Serbia's Ana Ivanovic has reached the top 16 phase of the WTA tournament in Miami.
She defeated Italiy's Flavia Pennetta 6-4 6-3 in 3rd round on Saturday.
Ivanovic played well throughout the match and took the victory after 79 minutes on court.
Jelena Jankovic was ousted in the 1st round when she lost to Varvara Lepchenko of the US 6-3 2-6 7-6(2).
BELGRADE - Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik said on Saturday that a powerful Serbia was crucial for the existence of Republika Srpska (RS) within Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Serbia got "a powerful government and institutions" after the snap parliamentary poll, Dodik told a joint news conference after a meeting with Serbia's Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade.