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Serbia drawn to tough EuroBasket group

Serbia drawn to tough EuroBasket group

PARIS -- The Serbian men's national basketball team has been drawn to play in EuroBasket 2015 Group B along with Spain, Turkey, Italy, Iceland and hosts Germany.

The draw took place at Disneyland Paris on Monday.

Serbia to play Spain, Germany, Turkey at FIBA EuroBasket

PARIS - The Serbian men's national basketball team has been drawn to play in EuroBasket 2015 Group B in Berlin, and will take on Spain, Turkey, Italy, Iceland and hosts Germany.

The draw ceremony took place at Disneyland Paris on Monday.

Vucic invites Slovenian companies to invest in Serbia

BELGRADE - Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic met on Monday with Ljubljana Mayor Zoran Jankovic and invited Slovenian companies to invest in Serbian economy, particularly in agriculture.

Russia Will Not Participate In EU Meeting On South Stream

Russia is not going to participate in the EU meeting discussing the situation with the South Stream pipeline on Tuesday in Brussels.

"We are not an EU member state, so we are not planning on participating," Russia's Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak told journalists, quoted by the TASS wire service.

Romania posts EU's largest growth in Q3 (Eurostat)

Romania had the largest economic growth in the European Union in the third quarter of this year as compared to the prior three months, according to the second estimation published by the European Statistics Office (Eurostat) on Friday.

Two awards for campaign highlighting violence against media

Two awards for campaign highlighting violence against media

BELGRADE -- Saatchi&Saatchi Belgrade has won two awards for the campaign ''Chronicles of Threats" at the prestigious European Festival of Creativity Eurobest in Helsinki.

The campaign was done with the Serbian Commission Investigating Murders of Journalists and the OSCE.

Summit of China, Central and Eastern Europe in Belgrade

BELGRADE - High-ranking officials of Serbia, China and 15 more countries will be brought together in Belgrade on December 16-17 for the third summit of leaders of Central and Eastern European countries and China.

An economic forum of the participating countries will be held on the sidelines of the summit, reads a statement on the Serbian government's website.

Bosnia Urged to Reform to Overcome Export Curbs

Renzo Daviddi, the deputy head of EU Delegation, said Thursday that the country has to raise standards and adopt the necessary veterinary and food safety legislation to be allowed to export milk to the EU. 

Daviddi said there were a lot of technical issues to be solved by various institutions but political will was needed to make a breakthrough.

Belgrade hosts salsa festival

BELGRADE - The 9th International Festival of Salsa and other Caribbean dances under the title Salsa Motion Weekend will be held in Belgrade from December 5 to 7 and it will gather around 1,000 dancers from Serbia and the world.

Kosovo, Albania ‘Most Corrupt Countries in Region’

According to the index published by the Berlin-based watchdog on Wednesday, Albania and Kosovo are ranked joint 110th out of 174 countries around the world that were assessed in the report.

Slovenia still plans to build S. Stream pipeline

Slovenia still plans to build S. Stream pipeline

LJUBLJANA, BANJA LUKA, SOFIA -- The Slovenian company Plinovodi, a partner of Russia's Gazprom, will continue the construction of South Stream in Slovenia, Beta reported.

This comes despite Russian President Vladimir Putin and Gazprom announcing that the project was abandoned.

Science Festival starts on Thursday

BELGRADE - This year's Science Festival will be held in Belgrade December 4-7.

The festival will bring together scientists from all over Europe, including winners of the Ig Nobel Prize, the organisers have announced.

The partner country for this year's event is France. Scientists from Hungary, Portugal, Sweden and Slovenia will take part in the festival.

Salsa festival to take place in Belgrade December 5-7

BELGRADE - The 9th International Festival of Salsa and other Caribbean dances under the title Salsa Motion Weekend will be held in Belgrade from December 5 to 7 and it will gather around 1,000 dancers from Serbia and the world.

Nikolic, But: Many positive changes have happened in Serbia

BELGRADE - Serbia's President Tomislav Nikolic and Slovenia's Outgoing Ambassador Franc But have noted on Friday that many positive changes have happened in Serbia in the last two years, and that the two countries maintain excellent bilateral relations.

Sofia, Varna To Co-Host Volleyball European Championship 2015 With 2 Italian Cities

Bulgaria's Sofia and Varna will co-host the 2015 CEV Volleyball European Championship with Italy's Milan and Turin, transpired at a meeting in Milan on Wednesday, reports the Gong.bg website.

The two sports halls in Bulgaria, which will host the tournament are Sofa's Arena Armeec and Varna's Palace Of Culture and Sports, which is closed for renovations.

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