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Foreign minister in Belgrade for talks with Dacic, Vucic

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will be in Belgrade on Thursday for a meeting with his Serbian counterpart Ivica Dacic, as well as Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and Greek businessmen active in Serbia.

Journalists Chief Victims of Digital Rights Violations in Serbia

Out of a total of 481 registered cases of digital rights violations, 115 involved threats and endangering security. There were 95 cases of insults and unfounded accusations.

The report noted there had been more arrests of late of people accused of threatening online space, but few have been sentenced while those who were received relatively mild punishments.

Bosnians Protest Against Serbian Book Denying War Crime

Scores of people joined a rally in Tuzla on Wednesday to protest about the recent publication in Serbia of the book 'Tuzla Gate - A Stage-Managed Tragedy', which claims that Bosnian Serb forces did not shell the town and kill 71 people on May 25, 1995.

Serbia Sent Refugees from Croatia, Bosnia to Frontlines: Report

The Humanitarian Law Centre NGO said in a report published on Wednesday that in the summer of 1995, the Serbian Ministry of Internal Affairs forcibly mobilised around 10,000 refugees and took them back to territories under the control of the Bosnian Serb Army in Bosnia and the rebel Serb-run Army of the Republic of Serbian Krajina in Croatia.

Verdict for the murder of lawyer Vladimir Zrelec to be rendered today

He was sentenced to 30 years in prison.
This is the first verdict for the murder of a lawyer in Serbia.
Namely, this is a first instance verdict to which both the prosecution and the defense are entitled to appeal to the Belgrade Court of Appeal.

North Macedonia Trails Balkan Peers on LGBT Tourist Safety

Serbia ranks as the safest destination for LGBT tourists and North Macedonia as the worst among Balkan states featured on a list of 150 most-visited countries published by travel bloggers Asher and Lyric Fergusson.

Kosovo Warns Council of Europe about Russian Rapporteur Candidate

Kosovo's outgoing foreign minister, Behgjet Pacolli, has warned the Council of Europe it will refuse to cooperate with Russian senator Aleksei Kondratev if he is appointed as the rights body's Parliamentary Assembly rapporteur for talks between Belgrade and Pristina.

Reports in Kosovo say Kondratev is in line for the job, drawing swift condemnation from Pacolli via Twitter.

Response to Edi Rama: He is the president of a country called Albania

Maloku commented on a meeting that took place on Sunday between Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and North Macedonia Prime Minister Zoran Zaev in Ohrid. For him, it was a play that posed no danger to Kosovo, but it was meaningless until the participating countries recognize Kosovo.

Vucic: I'll write a letter VIDEO

"The main topic was the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue, the continuation of the dialogue, when it might be expected, when the government in Pristina will be formed, that is, how we can proceed and what the goals are and what are realistic expectations", Vucic told Prva TV.

Kosovo Election Winner Challenges Serb Vote Rejection

The winning party in Kosovo's October election, Vetevendosje, filed a challenge at the Supreme Court on Tuesday against a decision by electoral authorities to rule invalid votes sent from Serbia, potentially costing the party three seats in parliament.

PM Borissov: One of my Biggest Sins Is that the Highways in Bulgaria are Free of Charge

"Vucic had chosen a good date. Because of the infrastructure, which we are building, there will also be fast transport to Western Europe for Bulgaria and the Bulgarian economy. And Serbia has a connection to the ports of the Black Sea - Varna and Burgas, just a few hours on the highway, without a single traffic light.

Belgrade Condemns Kosovo’s Invalidation of Votes from Serbia

Serbia has condemned as a "chauvinistic farce" a decision by electoral authorities in Kosovo to declare invalid more than 3,700 votes sent from Serbia during an October parliamentary election in the former Serbian province.