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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.