Latest News from Serbia

Vucic: Serbia - factor of stability and prosperity in region

BELGRADE - Serbia's First Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said on Monday, during a meeting with President of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament Hannes Swoboda, that Serbia is a factor of stability and prosperity in the region.

Serbia assists Slovenia in emergency situation

BELGRADE - The Republic of Serbia has sent Slovenia, in which the emergency situation is in force, five high-capacity generators in an effort to assist citizens in the areas most affected by severe weather conditions.

According to the Monday release of the Serbian Ministry of the Interior (MUP), the assistance was sent via the Serbian emergency situations department.

Kostunica: Choice between Euro-fanaticism, Serbia's freedom

BELGRADE - The Democratic Party of Serbia (DSS) has presented its "Program for Serbia's Development from 2014 to 2019 - Economy of Political Neutrality", thus launching the campaign for early parliamentary elections that will be held on March 16.

PM: Serbia does not want to oust UN from talks with Pristina

BELGRADE - Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic has announced that, at Monday's United Nations Security Council session in New York, he will point to problems in Kosovo-Metohija that are related to the lack of respect of fundamental human rights, as well as the issues of security and the property of the Serbian Orthodox Church.

NDS is only alternative to both government and opposition

NIS - Serbia's current government is bad and the opposition is even worse, leader of the New Democratic Party (NDS) Boris Tadic has said at the party's constitutive session in Nis, adding that the NDS is the only alternative to both sides.

Serbia wins Volvo Cup in Szolnok

SZOLNOK - Serbia's national water polo team lifted the trophy of the Volvo Cup in Szolnok, after a convincing win over Germany in the final third round match by 17-5 (6-3, 5-1, 3-0, 3-1).

Serbia has triumphed with the maximum nine points, ahead of the host country Hungary with 6, Germany with 3 and the U.S. team with 0 points.

UNSC to hold meeting on Kosovo

BELGRADE - The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will hold a meeting on Monday, tabling the regular three-month report by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on the situation in Kosovo-Metohija, and the list of speakers will include Ivica Dacic, Serbia's outgoing prime minister.

Days of Serbian Culture in Montenegro

PODGORICA - Days of Serbian Culture will be held in Montenegro February 10-15 to mark Serbia's Statehood Day.

The event will be held in Podgorica, Herceg Novi, Tivat and Kotor, the Serbian Embassy in Podgorica told Tanjug.

The programme includes a number of exhibitions, plays, book nights and lectures on significant works and figures from the Serbian culture.

Fed Cup: Canada beat Serbia 3-1

MONTREAL - Serbia's Fed Cup team failed to reach the World Group playoffs after losing to Canada 3-1 in Montreal on Sunday in a World Group II first round tie.

Eugenie Bouchard won the decisive point for Canada by beating Vesna Dolonc 6-0, 6-3.