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Victory Day, Europe Day marked

Victory Day, Europe Day marked

BELGRADE -- The marking of Day of Victory over Nazism in World War II started late on Thursday with a ceremonial artillery salute fired from the Belgrade Fortress.

American Pop Art exhibition to open in Belgrade

American Pop Art exhibition to open in Belgrade

BELGRADE -- The greatest artists of the American pop art will be presented to the Belgrade audience for the first time as part of an exhibition which will open on May 15.

The exhibition will take place at the New Moment Gallery, located in 14 Hilandarska Street.

Los Angeles Gets Taste of Best Balkan Films

SEEfest 2014 Awards Announced:

Best Feature Film - Grand Jury Prize: "Seduce me", directed by Marko Santic, Slovenia   

Best Feature Film - Grand Jury Prize - "Vis-à-Vis", directed by Nevio Marasovic, Croatia

Best First Feature - "The Unsaved", Igor Cobileanski, Romania

American Pop Art exhibition in Belgrade

BELGRADE - The greatest artists of the American pop art will be presented to the Belgrade audience for the first time as part of an exhibition which will open on May 15 at New Moment Gallery.

Exhibition “Long Live Life” in Novi Sad

NOVI SAD - The exhibition depicting the life of an ordinary man in the period between 1950 and 1990 dubbed “Long Live Life” will open at the Novi Sad City Museum on Thursday evening.

The exhibition will comprise numerous thematic sections featuring the everyday life of average Yugoslav people.

Budapest attack on SVM leader condemned

Budapest attack on SVM leader condemned

BELGRADE, BUDAPEST -- European Parliament Rapporteur for Serbia Zdenko Kacin strongly condemned the attack in Budapest, Hungary, against an ethnic Hungarian politician from Serbia.

Cash-Strapped Balkan States Miss Eurovision

The semi-finals of the Eurovision, which started on Tuesday in Denmark, will include only six participants from the Balkan region - Albania, Montenegro, Macedonia, Romania, Slovenia and Greece.

Viewers in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia and Turkey will only watch Eurovision from their TV sets.

Ring Ring festival to take place from May 15-28

BELGRADE - This year's international new music festival, 19th Ring Ring, will take place at several locations in Belgrade from May 15-28, the organizer has announced.

According to Bojan Djordjevic, the founder and director of the Ring Ring festival, the main characteristic of this year's festival is diversity in terms of genre.

Slovenian prime minister resigns

Slovenian prime minister resigns

LJUBLJANA -- Slovenian Prime Minister Alenka Bratušek has announced her resignation after a year in office.

Bratušek said she informed the country's president and parliament of her decision.

Slovenian Prime Minister Resigns, Calls for Early Elections

Slovenia’s Prime Minister has announced her resignation and pressed lawmakers to call early parliamentary elections next month.

Alenka Bratusek, a 44-year-old financial expert, has announced stepping down Saturday after 13 months as the country's Prime Minister, and has officially resigned, Monday.

Poland's Citizens 'Overwhelmingly Against Adopting Euro'

Only 5% of Poles firmly support the idea that their country should join the Eurozone, a survey by the GfK Polonia Institute has shown.

Nearly three-quarters of Polish citizens do not want to abandon the zlota, Poland's national currency, with 42% of them being "strongly against" and 32% being "against" the euro, as Bulgaria's bTV

Greeks are the EU's unhappiest workers, report finds

Greece is the only country among the European Union's 28 members states where fewer than half of its workers claim to be dissatisfied with working conditions, a poll published by Eurobarometer on Thursday has found.

Montenegro Improves Rating on Global Peace Index

The index of the International Institute for Economics and Peace, which aims to measure peace and stability in the world, said Montenegro has made progress compared to 2012, rising to 73rd place out of 162, up from 81st place in 2012.

Two moderate earthquakes hit region

Two moderate earthquakes hit region

BELGRADE -- A 4.4 magnitude earthquake jolted Slovenia at 10:48 CET on Tuesday, and was, according to reports, also felt in neighboring Croatia.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was at the depth of 12.4 kilometers, located some 52 kilometers southwest of the capital Ljubljana.

Patriarch Irinej sends Easter message

BELGRADE - Patriarch Irinej of the Serbian Orthodox Church on Wednesday sent his Easter message to all Christians and said that he is particularly praying for the brothers and sisters in the Middle East and Ukraine, with the wish that his prayer and the Easter holidays enlighten the minds of hate-mongers against the Holy Orthodoxy.