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Tennis: Monica Niculescu, semifinalist in doubles event at Hobart (WTA)

The pairing made of Romanian tennis player Monica Niculescu and Chinese player Zhaoxuan Yang qualified on Wednesday for the doubles event of the WTA tournament of Hobart, Australia, with total prizes worth 250,000 USD, after they won 6-1, 6-4 against Romanian - Kazakh pair Raluca Olaru/Galina Voskoboeva.

FIVB Confirmed! Brazil Standing on the Way of Bulgaria for Tokyo 2020

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) officially confirmed the distribution of Tokyo Intercontinental Olympic Qualifying Teams in 2020, reports

Qualifications tournaments begin on August 2, 2019, with women's matches. The Bulgarian national team fell into Group C with the United States, Argentina and Kazakhstan.

Two dead in traffic accident in northern Serbia

The Interior Ministry (MUP) announced this, adding that three more people have been injured.

The accident happened around noon, close to the villages of Sajkas and Budisava.

An investigation is under way.

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Top Serbian officials' condolences to Russian counterparts

"Serbia was deeply shaken by the news of a tragedy in which a large number of citizens of the Russian Federation lost their lives. On behalf of the government of the Republic of Serbia and on my personal behalf, I am sending to you and to the families of the victims our deepest sympathy," the message read, and added:

Economic growth remains high and broadly-based; Investments are intensifying

Year-on-year GDP growth was higher in the third quarter (4.8%) than in the previous quarter (4.3%). The growth of economic activity (1.3%) also accelerated in relation to the previous quarter (0.9%) and exceeded the growth in the EU average (0.3%).


Graph: Quarterly GDP growth in Slovenia and the EU


Serbia 56th in Forbes Best Countries for Business list

Slovenia (31) is the top-ranked former Yugoslav state, followed by Croatia (52), with Macedonia (68), Montenegro (72) and Bosnia-Herzegovina (98) ranked behind Serbia.

As for other countries in the region, Albania is in the 74th place, while Hungary ranks 40th, followed by Romania (41), Greece (42) and Bulgaria (46).

Growth of "blockchain" community in BTC City Ljubljana

The trend has continued with new blockchain tenants in the BTC City Ljubljana with European Blockchain Hub as being one of the most recent tenants in the field. BTC City Ljubljana will continue to strengthen and expand the blockchain community and other stakeholders who are seeking opportunities in the sequencing technology of data blocks.