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Thousands of rescuers in boats and police and army in helicopters are trying to prevent further damage in the town of Obrenovac, south of Belgrade, after the Kolubara river burst its banks and flooded 90 per cent of the town.
The Interior Ministry said more than 4,000 people had been evacuated already from Obrenovac, and more requests for evacuation are coming.
BELGRADE - The Slovenian government sent on Friday the assistance to Serbia for countering the floods and the aid exceeds the announced quantities, Slovenian Ambassador Franc But told Tanjug and added that the assistance should arrive late on Friday, while a special military helicopter would be sent to Serbia early on Saturday.
Bulgaria was among the first countries to offer Serbia assistance for coping with the damage caused by the heavy rains, according to EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva.
Georgieva's press office announced Friday that the Serbian authorities had sought cooperation under the European Civil Protection Mechanism, according to reports of the Bulgarian National Radio.
BELGRADE - This year's international new music festival, 19th Ring Ring, will take place at several locations in Belgrade from May 15-28.
Ring Ring will present Serbian and foreign bands, authors and performers of new music.
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.
Day-ahead power markets were linked from Portugal to Finland on Tuesday as the European Union seeks to integrate electricity markets by the end of this year across the 28-nation bloc.
Spain and Portugal joined the existing 15-country market coupling project, linked through an interconnector between Spain and France.
BELGRADE - Serbia will be presented by the movie entitled Leto bez meseca (Moonless Summer) directed by Stefan Ivancic in the official selections of this year's Cannes Festival.
The movie was produced by the Faculty of Dramatic Arts and the Belgrade-based Non-Aligned Films and it will be displayed as part of Cinefondation program on May 21.