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Hungary supports Serbia's European path

BELGRADE - Serbian Minister without portfolio responsible for European integration Jadranka Joksimovic conferred on Tuesday with the outgoing Hungarian Ambassador Oszkar Nikowitz who said that Budapest supports Serbia on its EU path.

US survey highlights mistrust of police

A survey laid bare the distrust the public harbors toward police in the United States on Monday, the same day a funeral was held for a black teenager shot dead by a white policeman.
      

Albanian PM to visit Belgrade in September - daily

Albanian PM to visit Belgrade in September - daily

BELGRADE -- Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama will pay an official visit to Serbia in September, the Belgrade-based daily Danas has reported.

It will be the first time an Albanian high official has come to Belgrade in the past 70 years, added the paper.

BBC's 'Sherlock' Makes Off With 7 Emmys

The BBC production “Sherlock”, won seven Emmy awards, split among the Primetime Emmys and the Creative Arts Emmys, reports Buzfeed.com.

Turkey, Japan sign $1.7 billion gas-to-liquids project with Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan, holder of the world’s fourth-largest natural gas reserves, signed a $1.7 billion deal with a Turkish-Japanese consortium on Aug. 26 to build a gas-to-liquids plant as part of its strategy to maximize revenues from its gas riches.

Mayor of 'poor but sexy' Berlin announces early exit

Berlin's embattled mayor Klaus Wowereit, who famously dubbed his city "poor but sexy" and presided over its rise as an arts and party capital, said Tuesday he would step down in December.
      
Wowereit, who has led Berlin since 2001, had once been seen as a potential Social Democratic challenger to Chancellor Angela Merkel.
      

Giant of Turkish poetry remembered on 100th birthday

Municipalities, bookworms and more are marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of poet Fazıl Hüsnü Dağlarca, who was known for his unique style and voluminous contribution to Turkish poetry.

Serbia "committed to missing persons' issue"

Serbia "committed to missing persons' issue"

BELGRADE -- Serbia is absolutely committed to finding a solution to the missing persons' issue and not a single body or individual has ever done anything to prevent it.

Iran supplied weapons to Iraqi Kurdish forces: Barzani

Iran supplied weapons and ammunition to Iraqi Kurdish forces, Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) President Masoud Barzani said Aug. 25 at a joint press conference with Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Arbil.
   
"We asked for weapons and Iran was the first country to provide us with weapons," Barzani said.
   

Kosovo Serb Leader Pleads Innocent to War Crimes

Serb political party leader Oliver Ivanovic pleaded not guilty to committing war crimes during the Kosovo conflict and inciting the murder of Albanians during clashes that erupted afterwards.

Paralympians attend reception at Palace of Serbia

BELGRADE - State Secretary for Sport Predrag Perunicic received on Tuesday a delegation of the Paralympic track and field team of Serbia who won six medals at the 2014 IPC Athletics European Championships held August 18-23 in Swansea, UK.

Success can only come if there is willpower and persistence, and you are the best proof of that, Perunicic said addressing the Paralympians.

Odalovic: Serbia committed to missing persons' issue

BELGRADE - Serbia is absolutely committed to the search for a solution to the missing persons' issue and not a single body or individual has ever done anything to prevent it, President of the Commission on Missing Persons of the Government of the Republic of Serbia Veljko Odalovic said ahead of the conference on the matter due to take place in Mostar on Friday.

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