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Foul Play: Serbia’s Football Hooligans Get Down to Business

Three-and-a-half years later, one of the bouncers is on trial at the Higher Court in Belgrade, charged with grievous bodily harm. Milovan Tadic admits kicking Vukic in the leg but denies delivering a serious blow to his abdomen.

Merkel: Dark clouds cast over the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina

In the interview with the correspondents in Berlin, Merkel pointed out that Germany has great interest for European integration of "Serbia and Kosovo", to make progress on this road, but, as she stressed, in order to do that, it is necessary to restore Belgrade-Pristina dialogue.

Haradinaj: If we do that, I assure you that we will get recognition of independence

In an interview for KTV, he said that "statements of the leaders of political parties, their positions, even different from those in public and in closed meetings," make Kosovo "seem inferior to Serbia."
According to him, Serbia is doing everything to enfeeble Kosovo, while local Kosovo leaders do the same on their part.

Veseli met "the sponsor" of the Resolution on Bytyqi brothers

Senator Zeldin is, along with the one of the most prominent Albanian lobbyist, Congressman Eliot Engel, the „sponsor" of the resolution supporting Bytyqi brothers, which encourages Serbia to find their killers and bring them to justice.

"Dirty laundry should be kept away from the foreign statesmen"

Moreover, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic showed no dignity either, in front of the foreign statesman.
"Basic good manners dictates that dirty laundry, if there is any, should be kept inside the house. We have to stop with this provincial and humiliating habit of complaining to foreigners on each other", Jovanovic told daily Blic.

US Congress Committee Urges Serbia to Try American-Albanians’ Killers

The US Congress's House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday re-passed a resolution aimed at putting pressure on the Serbian authorities to solve the murders of Ylli, Agron, and Mehmet Bytyqi, US citizens of Albanian origin who were killed after the Kosovo war in July 1999.

Endangered vulture moved to Serbia

Turkish Cargo, a division of national flag-carrier Turkish Airlines, carried an endangered griffon vulture to Serbia from Turkey, the company said on July 17.

Hague Prosecutor Criticises Serbian Politicians for Genocide Denial

The chief prosecutor at the UN-backed Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals, Serge Brammertz, told the UN Security Council in New York on Wednesday that comments by two Serbian politicians on last week's 24th anniversary of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide were intolerable.

Begu-Olaru, Cristian-Ruse duos advance to BRD Bucharest Open women's doubles quarter-finals

Romanian pairings Irina Begu/Raluca Olaru and Jaqueline Cristian/Gabriela Ruse on Wednesday advanced to quarter-finals of the women's doubles event of the 250,000-USD BRD Bucharest Open tennis tournament at the BNR Arenas in Bucharest. N.1 Begu-Olaru prevailed over Giorgia Marchetti (Italy)/Laura Pigossi (Brazil) 6-4 6-2 in 66 minutes.

"I've heard that Haradinaj advocates disruption of Belgrade-Pristina dialogue"

Still, he added, this suspension cannot last long.
In the interview for the Voice of America, Veseli said that the resolution of Kosovo issue lies in Serbian recognition of Kosovo's independence as, as he said "sovereign state of Kosovo within existing borders". In return, "Kosovo will recognize the Republic of Serbia".

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