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Slovenian ex-PM say she'll "support Serbia in Brussels"

Slovenian ex-PM say she'll "support Serbia in Brussels"

BELGRADE -- Future Vice President of the European Commission Alenka Bratušek says that she will continue to support Serbia's European path.

She added she would advocate in favor of EU enlargement after taking the new office.

Bratusek: I will support Serbia in Brussels

BELGRADE - Future Vice President of the European Commission (EC) Alenka Bratusek says that she will continue to support Serbia's European path and advocate for EU enlargement after taking the new office.

Greek bond yields dip after rating boost

By John Geddie

Greek bond yields edged lower on Monday after a credit rating upgrade from Standard & Poor's, which said the country remained on track to emerge from a six-year recession.

The upgrade to B from B- late on Friday is a boost for Greece's fragile coalition government, which is hoping to escape the constraints of its EU/IMF bailout program.

Undertaker nominated for Prix Europa film prize

BELGRADE - The Undertaker, a film by director and screenwriter Dragan Nikolic, has been nominated as the best European television documentary after featuring at thirty festivals to great acclaim, the producers announced.

World Bank Introduces New Country Manager For Bulgaria

The World Bank appoints Antony Thomspon as new country manager for Bulgaria, said the bank in a statement. 

"The recent appointment of a new World Bank Country Manager for Bulgaria is further illustration of the institutional commitment to work for ending poverty and promote shared prosperity in the country", the statement reads.

New EU Commission gives key economic posts to France, Britain

European Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker unveiled the team on Wednesday that will run key areas of the European Union's policy-making over the next five years with a focus on economic growth, energy reforms, competition and trade.

Turkey outshot by Lithuania, ousted in World Cup quarterfinals

Renaldas Seibutis scored 11 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter and Lithuania outshot Turkey from behind the 3-point line to win 73-61 on Sept. 9 and earn a spot in the semifinals of the FIBA Basketball World Cup.

Sharpshooting Lithuania sends Turkey out of Basketball World Cup

Renaldas Seibutis scored 11 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter and Lithuania outshot Turkey from behind the 3-point line to win 73-61 on Sept. 9 and earn a spot in the semifinals of the FIBA Basketball World Cup.

Basketball: Team Romania wins men's 3x3 European Championship in Bucharest

Team Romania - Angel Santana, Bogdan Popescu, Catalin Vlaicu and Vasile Stefan - won the men's European Championship of 3x3 Basketball in Universitatii Square of Bucharest on Sunday night, by defeating Slovenia 18-16 in the final game.

The three-colour team played sensationally and managed to come back in the latest minutes.

Bulgaria Records 0.5% GDP Growth in Q2 2014 – Eurostat

Seasonally adjusted GDP remained stable in the euro area and rose by 0.2% in the EU in the second quarter of 2014, compared with the previous quarter, according to second estimates published by Eurostat.

Turkey beats Dominican Republic, set to face Australia in last 16

Turkey took second in Group C at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup after a 77-64 win over third placed Dominican Republic with Oğuz Savaş leading the way with 15 points. 

The Turkish national team will face Australia in the last 16, who were beaten by Angola 91-83 but gave a rest to two of their top players, Joe Ingles and Aron Baynes.        

Turkey to meet Aussies in World Cup round of 16

Turkey has advanced to the Round of 16 at the FIBA Basketball World Cup after seeing off the Dominican Republic 77-64 on Sept. 4 to finish second in Group C behind the unbeaten United States and set up a date with Australia on Sept. 7.

Deloitte: Ten companies from Serbia among CE Top 500

BELGRADE - Ten companies from Serbia appeared on this year's list of Top 500 companies from Central Europe (CE), based on their sales revenues in 2013, the best ranked companies being the Petroleum Industry of Serbia (NIS), Electric Power Industry of Serbia (EPS) and Fiat Automobiles of Serbia, the audit and consulting company Deloitte announced on Wednesday.

See You In Montevideo producers making basketball film

BELGRADE - The production company behind See You in Montevideo, Serbia's nominee for the 2014 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, has started shooting another sports film based on a true story - this time about basketball.

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