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Kosir opens 29. Fair of Winter Sports Equipment

BELGRADE - Slovenian former skier Jure Kosir opened on Thursday the 29th International Fair of Winter Sports Equipment, Tourism and Recreation EXPO-ZIM 2014, where visitors will have the opportunity to buy new and replace old sports equipment.

Winter equipment, sports fairs open in Belgrade

Winter equipment, sports fairs open in Belgrade

BELGRADE -- Former Slovenian skier Jure Košir opened on Thursday the 29th International Fair of Winter Sports Equipment, Tourism and Recreation EXPO-ZIM 2014,

Serbian citizen caught smuggling 68 kilos of cocaine

Serbian citizen caught smuggling 68 kilos of cocaine

LJUBLJANA -- A citizen of Serbia was arrested in Slovenia for attempting to smuggle some 68 kilograms of cocaine in a truck he drove, the local police said.

PM Cerar to attend December summit in Belgrade

BELGRADE - Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic received the farewell visit of Slovenian Ambassador Franc But on Wednesday and on this occasion, But confirmed that Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar will attend the summit of heads of states and prime ministers of China and countries from Central and Eastern Europe in Belgrade in December.

Slovenian PM: Serbia should support sanctions

Slovenian PM: Serbia should support sanctions

VIENNA -- Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar has recommended to Serbia to "support EU's sanctions against Russia."

Speaking for the Vienna daily Presse, and asked whether Serbia should participate in the sanctions, Cerar said he "leaves that to Belgrade," and added:

EUR 6.65 million for Adriatic region water supply project

BELGRADE - The countries of the Adriatic region are preparing a protocol for eliminating potential problems concerning shared water supply systems and groundwater resources, and the budget for the project amounts to EUR 6.65 million.

Lawyers adopt resolution on protection of their profession

SREMSKI KARLOVCI - Officials of bar organisations and participants of an international roundtable on problems related to the lawyer profession and its relations with notaries public adopted on Tuesday a resolution on the protection of the independence of the lawyer profession in Serbia.

Meeting on water supply in Adriatic region to open Tuesday

BELGRADE - The Belgrade-based Jaroslav Cerni water management institute will from Tuesday, November 25, to November 28 host a regional meeting of partner countries in the Adriatic region as part of the Drinkadria project.

Winter tourist season to begin with EXPO-ZIM 2014

BELGRADE - The new winter sports and tourism season in Serbia will kick off with EXPO-ZIM 2014, an international trade fair of winter sports equipment, tourism and recreation, which will be opened by Slovenia's famous alpine skier Jure Kosir on November 27.

Mihajlovic to take part in CEI summit in Vienna

VIENNA - A summit of the Central European Initiative (CEI), presided by Austria this year, will be held in Vienna on Monday, with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Transport, Construction, and Infrastructure Zorana Mihajlovic as Serbia's representative.

Serbia among founders of DARIAH project

BELGRADE - The Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities (DARIAH) project has been officially launched in Paris, with Serbia as one of its founders.

The project was launched earlier this week, with European Commission officials and delegations from 15 countries in attendance.

Dacic receives Slovenian ambassador in farewell visit

BELGRADE - Serbian First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic has received Slovenian Ambassador to Serbia Franc But in a farewell visit.

Hungary plans to start building S. Stream next year

Hungary plans to start building S. Stream next year

BUDAPEST -- Hungary "aims to start building its stretch of the Russian-backed South Stream gas pipeline next year," Reuters is reporting.

Serbian woman entrepreneur- first IWEC awardee from Balkans

BELGRADE - Biljana Jovanovic, the owner and director of the Luna fashion company, is the first woman to receive the prestigious International Women's Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC) award for development of international business in the Balkans.

Ig Nobel Prize winners at Belgrade Science Festival

BELGRADE - This year's Science Festival will be held in Belgrade December 4-7, the organisers have announced.

The festival will bring together scientists from all over Europe, including winners of the Ig Nobel Prize, an increasingly popular parody of the Novel Prize that awards unusual scientific achievements.

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