Latest News from Serbia
BELGRADE - Serbia's outgoing Defense Minister Nebojsa Rodic and Chief of the General Staff of the Slovenian Armed Forces Major General Dobran Bozic agreed in Belgrade on Thursday that the long-standing successful cooperation between Serbia and Slovenia is a good example of development of friendly relations in the region.
BELGRADE - Serbian Foreign Minister Ivan Mrkic discussed on Thursday Serbia's OSCE presidency and regional cooperation with Ambassador Gerard Studman, special representative of the Chairman of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) for the Western Balkans, who is on a visit to Belgrade.
BELGRADE - The National Library of Serbia put on display on Thurdsay the painting The Battle of Kosovo by Petar Lubarda (1907-1974) to mark the 40th anniversary of the artist's death.
The painting was created in 1953 and is part of the library's extensive collection.
LAZAREVAC - Serbia's First Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday that the solidarity tax will remain in place for all those working in the public sector.
I do not want to make any promises and say that the tax will be abolished straight after the (early parliamentary) elections, Vucic told reporters while touring the Kolubara mining basin.
ZURICH - The Serbian national football team has climbed one position in the latest International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) world ranking table, and is now ranked 29th, with 775 points.
There are no changes at the top - Spain is still number one with 1,506 points, and is followed by Germany (1,318 points) and Argentina (1,255 points).
DOHA - Serbia's Ana Ivanovic failed to reach the third round of the WTA singles tournament in Doha, after losing to Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 in a second round match on Wednesday.
After winning the first set, Ivanovic lost her grip and the 32nd ranked Czech used the opportunity to clinch her first victory against the Serb.