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First visit to Serbia by Slovenian president

First visit to Serbia by Slovenian president

BELGRADE -- Slovenian President Borut Pahor will arrive in Serbia on Thursday - the first bilateral-level visit by a Slovenian president to Serbia "since 1991."

It serves as a proof of excellent relations between the two countries, Slovenian Ambassador to Serbia Franc But told Tanjug on Tuesday.

But: First visit to Serbia by Slovenian president

BELGRADE - Slovenian President Borut Pahor will arrive in Serbia on Thursday, which will constitute the first bilateral-level visit by a Slovenian president to Serbia since 1991 and serves as a proof of excellent relations between the two countries, Slovenian Ambassador to Serbia Franc But told Tanjug on Tuesday.

Belgrade Philharmonic stages humanitarian concert in Zagreb

BELGRADE - The Belgrade Philharmonic will close the regional cycle dubbed Pika-Tocka-Tacka with a humanitarian concert in Zagreb on Monday.

Before and after the concert, funds will be raised at the Vatroslav Lisinski Hall for the flood-affected citizens in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatia, reads the website of the Belgrade Philharmonic.

Humanitarian aid arrives from Sweden

BELGRADE - Humanitarian aid including three tons of canned food, water, and clothes arrived at Belgrade's Nikola Tesla Airport from the Kingdom of Sweden for the flood-affected citizens in Serbia.

Humanitarian aid arriving from countries, organizations

Humanitarian aid arriving from countries, organizations

BELGRADE -- The Serbian Interior Ministry said on Tuesday that relief aid for flood victims is expected to arrive from Japan, and the OSCE.

In addition to assistance coming in daily from all parts of the world, Danish, Slovak and German water pump teams should arrive later in the day.

Relief aid coming in from all parts of the world

BELGRADE - The Serbian Interior Ministry said on Tuesday that relief aid for flood victims is expected to arrive from Japan and the OSCE and that, in addition to assistance coming in daily from all parts of the world, Danish, Slovak and German water pump teams should arrive later in the day.

Nikola Tesla power plant still in danger

OBRENOVAC - The possibility of the Sava overflowing is the greatest threat to the power station Nikola Tesla in Obrenovac, where pumps are being used to drain underground water, as the water from the Sava would then merge with the flood water from the Kolubara, Serbia's Minister of Energy Aleksandar Antic said on Monday.

Greek rescue team joins Serbia operation

An aerial view of the flooded city of Orasje on Sunday. Russian cargo planes and rescue teams from around Europe on Sunday joined huge volunteer aid efforts in swathes of Serbia and Bosnia where at least 44 people have died in the worst floods in over a century.

UN plane delivers aid, French rescuers arrive

UN plane delivers aid, French rescuers arrive

BELGRADE -- The first part of a humanitarian aid shipment sent by the United Nations arrived in Belgrade late last night, the Ministry of the Interior (MUP) said.

It contained generators, water pumps, and rescue boats.

Serbia, Bosnia Floods' Death Toll Up

Official sources say at least 44 people have died in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina in what has become the worst floods in the region in more than a century.

Serbia Battles to Control Extent of Flood Disaster

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.

Serbia receiving help from increasing number of countries

Serbia receiving help from increasing number of countries

BELGRADE -- The Slovenian government sent on Friday the assistance to Serbia for countering the floods and the aid exceeds the announced quantities.

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