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Cerar: Useful platform for exchanges of good practices

BELGRADE - Current time with an increasing economic interdependence among countries and organizations, the shifting balance in the world economy, many technological changes and various security threats, seems to be more challenging than ever, Slovenia's Prime Minister Milo Cerar notes.

Beatles tribute act The Bestbeat to play on December 27

BELGRADE - The Bestbeat, a Belgrade-based Beatles tribute band, will play a concert at Dom Omladine in Belgrade on December 27 in a bid to recreate the atmosphere of the Liverpool Fab Four's early performances.

Bulgaria’s Deputy PM Demands Unambiguous EU Stance on South Stream

Tomislav Donchev, Deputy Prime Minister in charge of EU Funds and Economic Policy, has informed that European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič has been tasked with elucidating Russia's unofficial stance on the South Stream project.

EU Countries, European Parliament Agree on 2015 Budget

The European Parliament and the EU Member States have reached preliminary agreement on the EU 2015 budget.

The compromised reached between the two sides sets the total payments in 2015 at EUR 141.2 B, with total commitments amounting to EUR 145.3 B.

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.

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