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Japanese artists win choreographic miniatures competition

BELGRADE – Japan’s Maiko Hasegawa and Mamoru Sokata are the winners of the 18th Festival of Choreographic Miniatures, an international competition of choreographers and premieres of their short choreographies, the Association of Ballet Artists of Serbia, the organiser of the event, has said.

18th Festival of Choreographic Miniatures starts on Friday

BELGRADE - The 18th Festival of Choreographic Miniatures starting at the National Theater in Belgrade on Friday marks its 'coming of age' with a competition lineup of 10 choreographers from Serbia and 11 from around the world.

Zimonjic, Goerges lose in Roland Garros mixed doubles final

PARIS - Serbia's Nenad Zimonjic and Germany's Julia Goerges on Thursday lost the mixed doubles final at the Roland Garros tennis tournament to the Dutch-German pair of Jean-Julien Rojer and Anna-Lena Groenefeld 4-6, 6-2, 10-7.

Zimonjic thus missed the opportunity to win his third Roland Garros mixed doubles title after triumphing with Katarina Srebotnik of Slovenia in 2006 and 2010.

Armed forces of Balkan states continue to cooperate closely

SARAJEVO - The armed forces of the Balkan states will continue to cooperate closely within the B-9 forum with a view to strengthening regional security, but also assisting each other in the crisis situations caused by natural disasters, their chiefs of the general staff concluded in a meeting in Sarajevo.

EC Explains South Stream Procedures Against Bulgaria

The EU Commission has explained why an infringement procedure is under way only against Bulgaria when other EU states are also involved in the South Stream project.

Croatia, Slovenia Begin Border Line Hearings

Hearings at the Hague-based court for the resolution of international disputes began on Monday with Croatia presenting its case, as Zagreb and Ljubljana attempted to settle a dispute that has continued since they both became independent from the former Yugoslavia.

Proceeds from Tanjug exhibition to go to flood victims

BELGRADE - Through a charity exhibition of photographs, titled PhotoSolidarity to Remember, the Tanjug News Agency has raised money that will go to the fund established in aid of flood victims.

The exhibition, staged at Mikser House, featured hundreds of photographs made by Tanjug photo reporters in all crisis spots, as a testimony of the disaster that befell Serbia in May.

Dacic: Slovenian support vital, Pahor: Build partnership

BELGRADE - Serbian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic said on Friday that Serbia is determined to stay firmly on the road to EU integration, and that Slovenia's support in that sense is extremely important, while Slovenian President Borut Pahor pointed to a new step forward in bilateral relations.

Nikolić: Serbia profoundly grateful to Slovenia

Nikolić: Serbia profoundly grateful to Slovenia

BELGRADE -- President Tomislav Nikolić and his Slovenian counterpart Borut Pahor visited Obrenovac and the flooded residential areas of Bele Vode and Šljivici on Friday.

Serbia profoundly grateful to Slovenia

OBRENOVAC - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic and his Slovenian counterpart Borut Pahor visited Obrenovac and the flooded residential areas of Bele vode and Sljivici on Friday.

Sertic invites Slovenian companies to invest in Serbia

BELGRADE - Slovenian investments in Serbia reached EUR 1.4 billion, president of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (PKS) Zeljko Sertic said on Friday, and invited Slovenian companies to continue investing in the country, pointing in particular to the benefits of Serbia's Free Trade Agreement with the Russian Federation.

EU enlargement process "could slow down"

EU enlargement process "could slow down"

BELGRADE -- Slovenian President Borut Pahor stated on Friday that the results of elections for the European Parliament might slow down the EU enlargement process.

Serbia, he added, will have Slovenia's full support in the accession talks with Brussels.

Bulgaria Best Balkan Country to Invest in, Foreign Policy Magazine

Bulgaria ranks 28th in the Foreign Policy Magazine's "Baseline Profitability Index", measuring countries' attractiveness for foreign investors.

Among the countries of the Balkan peninsula, Bulgaria is the highest ranked. Right behind, in 29th place, is ranked Macedonia. Romania is 43rd, Albania 53rd, Serbia 55th, Slovenia 74th, Turkey 79th, Croatia 90th, and Greece 101st.

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