Latest News from Serbia
DUBAI - Serbia's Novak Djokovic advanced to the semifinals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships after his quarterfinal opponent Mikhail Youzhny of Russia withdrew from the tournament due to illness.
In Friday's semifinals, the world no. 2 will face the winner of the quarterfinal match between Roger Federer of Switzerland and Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic.
SUBOTICA - The leaders of a coalition gathered around the League of Social Democrats of Vojvodina (LSV) and the New Democratic Party (NDS), Nenad Canak and Boris Tadic respectively, have said after a convention in Subotica that reforms in the education and health-care systems in Serbia are crucial to the development of the country, adding that Serbian citizens fear that their children will live
BELGRADE - The police arrested three foreigners in Kraljevo, central Serbia, within the action aimed at provision of international legal assistance to Great Britain authorities, Serbian Prosecutor for Organised Crime Miljko Radisavljevic said.
The action was conducted in several countries against an international organised criminal ring involved in frauds, Radisavljevic told Tanjug.
DUBAI - Serbia's best tennis player Novak Djokovic advanced to the quarterfinals of the ATP tournament in Dubai late on Wednesday.
Djokovic notched up an easy 6-1, 6-3 win against world no. 51 Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain.
Next up for Djokovic is a match against Russia's Mikhail Youzhny, who defeated British number three James Ward earlier today by 6-1, 7-6 (7-3).
BELGRADE - Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sebastian Kurz stated on Wednesday that Austria is interested in reforms in Serbia so that the country could become a member of the EU as soon as possible.
After the talks with officials in Belgrade, Kurz told Tanjug that Serbia's EU accession will depend on the pace of the reforms.