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Two more people died on Friday from complications brought on by flu, taking to 58 the total number of deaths this season, according to the Greek Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO).
Thirty of those who have died passed away during the last three weeks, while another 124 people have received treatment in intensive care units.
BELGRADE - General Director of Serbian Railways Dragoljub Simonovic said during a meeting with representatives of China Exim Bank and Hungarian State Railways (MAV) on Thursday that contracting Serbian firms for a project to modernize the Belgrade-Budapest railway is one of the priorities for the Serbian economy.
DUBAI - Serbia's Jelena Jankovic has failed to reach the semifinals of the WTA tournament in Dubai, since she lost to Serena Williams from the US 6-2 6-2 on Thursday.
This marked Williams' 9th victory in 13 matches against Jankovic.
Williams will next face the winner of the match between France's Alize Cornet and Spain's Carla Suarez Navaro.
The threat of a boycott was unleashed after the ruling Democratic Party of Socialists, DPS, on Tuesday voted against six EU-backed election laws aimed at curbing abuses in the electoral process.
The laws mainly address suspected irregularities in voter lists and abuses in the use of budgetary funds for party purposes during elections.
The EULEX prosecutor, Johannes Pickert, has raised a second indictment against Limaj and the other defendants, accusing them of “organised crime, misappropriation in office, entering into harmful contracts, abusing official position or authority, accepting bribes and other corruption related offences.
BELGRADE - Serbia's Minister of Energy Zorana Mihajlovic signed on Thursday a memorandum of understanding regarding the construction of storage facilities needed to hold the obligatory reserves of oil and petroleum products worth EUR 50 million.
The memorandum refers to the creation of a joint venture between the government owned Transnafta from Pancevo and Oiltanking from Germany.
BELGRADE - The American Chamber of Commerce in Serbia (AmCham) launched an educational project for young business managers and exceptional students in the country, which it titled "AmChamps - Young Leaders in Change", on Thursday.
AmCham Director Maja Piscevic told Tanjug that the program has an important reform component to it.
BELGRADE - Young Serbian playwright and scriptwriter Milena Depolo has won the Best Women Achievement Award for her script for the film Kad ljubav zakasni, flim production company Kosutnjak film stated on Thursday.
The festival was entitled the Balkan New Film Festival and took place between February 14 and 16. It included the latest films from the Balkans.
BELGRADE - Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki will pay a visit to Belgrade on Friday during which he will confer with Serbia's top officials.
Poposki will meet with Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic, Ivica Dacic, outgoing prime minister, and Ivan Mrkic, outgoing minister of foreign affairs.
BELGRADE - Creating a sustainable and safe energy supply system at affordable prices is among the guidelines of the EU Energy Policy by 2020, which Serbia, as an EU candidate country, should follow, participants of a conference titled "European Energy Policy- Challenges for Serbia within the EU Accession Process" noted on Thursday.