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TARTU - Serbia's junior women's volleyball team beat Slovenia 3-2 (25-23 17-25 24-26 25-17 15-12) in the final of the European championship in Estonia and Finland on Sunday and became the European champions.
This was Serbia's fourth attempt at the title, since they lost the finals in 2004, 2010 and 2012.
Joint military exercise strengthens Balkan armies
Participating countries said the exercise increases regional co-operation and supports regional security.
Balkan militaries are participating in the Immediate Response 2014 military exercise headed by the US European Command (EUCOM) in Pocek, Slovenia.
UZICE - The 6th Licitar Heart international children's folklore festival has opened in Uzice, western Serbia, with a ceremony that involved its 850 participants.
The festival, which opened late Monday, features 27 folklore groups from 10 countries, which will be performing on nearby Mt Zlatibor, in Mokra Gora, Pozega, Bajina Basta, Visegrad and Republika Srpska until August 23.
National Bank of Romania (BNR) Governor Mugur Isarescu said in this central-western Romanian city on Monday that Romania currently meets the convergence criteria stipulated in the Maastricht Treaty, but stressed that setting a target date for a country to adopt the euro 'might seem a simple matter, but it isn't'.
Croatia’s Employment Bureau, HZZ, on Monday reported that the number of unemployed adults fell to 296,094 in July and again to 294,988 on Monday, 11 August.
The last time the number fell below 300,000 was in July 2012, when the jobless total was 298,690.
BERLIN - A conference on economic potentials and prospects of the Western Balkans will be held in Berlin on August 28, at the initiative of German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
NEW YORK - Serbia ranks 52nd in the Global Peace Index (GPI), produced by the New York-based Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), and is in the top 30 percent of the safest countries in the world.