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BELGRADE - The short story festival Kikinda Short 09 will take place in five cities and three countries from July 2 to 5, and gather 20 authors from 14 countries who will read their stories to the audiences in Kikinda, Szeged, Timisoara, Zrenjanin and Belgrade, announced the festival organizer, Kikinda Short association.
MARIBOR - Serbia's Zorana Arunovic won the gold medal in the 10m Air Pistol Woman event at the 2014 ISSF World Cup in Rifle and Pistol in Maribor, Slovenia, on Thursday.
Russia's Ekaterina Korshunova and Bulgaria's Antoaneta Boneva finished second and third, respectively.
This is the second World Cup gold medal for Arunovic, who pocketed her first one in Munich two years ago.
Bulgaria registered in 2013 levels of consumption equaling 50% of the EU's average values, Eurostat data has shown.
Actual individual consumption (AIC) was the lowest in Bulgaria, which is closely followed by Romania, while Luxembourg topped the ranking with 38% above the medium rate, data from the EU's statistical body cited by the Daily Luxemburger Wort reveals.
BELGRADE - Serbia's Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said on Tuesday the most realistic option was to hold the donor conference regarding the recent floods in Serbia and the region on July 16 or 17.
"The exact date of the donor conference is not known yet, but, as things stand today, the most realistic outcome is to hold it on July 16 or 17," he noted.
BELGRADE - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic and Slovenian Prime Minister Alenka Bratusek agreed in Belgrade on Wednesday that the bilateral relations are better than ever.
President Nikolic thanked Slovenia once again for timely assistance that it sent to Serbia during the catastrophic floods last month.
BELGRADE - Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic and his Slovenian counterpart Alenka Bratusek have signed a letter of intent between the two governments on cooperation in the protection against natural and other disasters.
After the signing of the document in Belgrade on Tuesday, Vucic said that it provided a legal basis for disaster management activities.
PM: Montenegrin counterpart "not far from truth"
BELGRADE -- PM Aleksandar Vučić has thanked his Montenegrin counterpart for the concern he showed, adding that "the state is stronger than those who would destroy it."
Milo Đukanović on Thursday "warned Vučić that the 'handwriting' of certain articles in the Belgrade press is very similar to that from 2003."
BELGRADE - The catastrophic floods which recently hit the region came as a warning to the countries along the course of the Sava River that they need to invest joint efforts to find a high-quality solutions concerning flood defence mechanisms, regional ministers agreed at the meeting in Belgrade on Monday.