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Thieves steal returnee's tractor donated by EU

Thieves steal returnee's tractor donated by EU

BELGRADE -- The Serbian Government Office for Kosovo condemned on Monday the theft of a tractor belonging to Serb returnee Vlada Rašković from the village of Duge Njive.

Bjelic and associates to be taken into police custody

BELGRADE – The Belgrade Police Administration, in collaboration with the Higher Public Prosecutor's Office, has issued an order for nine persons, including former city manager Aleksandar Bjelic, to be taken into police custody on suspicion of fraud allegedly perpetrated by them during a reconstruction of the Serbian capital’s longest street, Bulevar Kralja Aleksandra.

5000 YO Golden Treasure on Display in National History Museum

A treasure of 15 000 golden elements was put on display on Monday in Sofia's National History Museum (NHM). 

The pieces, which are presumably parts of three different necklaces, are dated at around 3000 BCE and were recently confiscated by the Agency for National Security (DANS) during an operation against attempted trafficking of cultural artifacts. 

DSS "had nothing to do" with ex-C Market director

DSS "had nothing to do" with ex-C Market director

BELGRADE -- No DSS party official has never been in any kind of agreement with Slobodan Radulović about anything concerning his business, says Miloš Aligrudić.

‘Romeo and Juliet’ Connects Belgrade and Pristina

Actors from Serbia and Kosovo have joined forces to stage a joint production of the Shakespeare play in a bid to promote mutual understanding and connections.

Bulgaria Accuses Russia of Black Sea ‘Provocations’

Naydenov said that although no violations of Bulgarian airspace had been observed, Russia’s regular Black Sea military overflights were still worrying.

"You don't think that [Russian aircraft] are flying just for an innocent air stroll or to flap their wings at sea tourists, do you?" Naydenov said in an interview with newspaper 24 Chasa.

Queen Maria Karadjordjevic rehabilitated

BELGRADE - Queen Maria Karadjordjevic of Yugoslavia was rehabilitated on Monday by a decision of the High Court in Belgrade, which also declared null and void a decree from 1947 that stripped her of citizenship and property.

Queen Marija Karađorđević "rehabilitated"

Queen Marija Karađorđević "rehabilitated"

BELGRADE -- The High Court in Belgrade on Monday announced that it reached a decision to "rehabilitate" Queen Marija Karađorđević of Yugoslavia.

The court also declared null and void a decree from 1947 that stripped her of citizenship and property.

NATO: We did not change out stand - historical fact voiced

BRUSSELS - It is a historical fact that NATO did not have the approval of the UN Security Council (UNSC) to bomb Serbia but the action was carried out in keeping with international law, Tanjug learnt in the NATO seat in Brussels.

Ex-FM Solomon Passy: Bulgaria Is Only a Trojan Pawn of Russia

In the EU there are Trojan queens and Trojan rooks of Russia, but Bulgaria is at most a Trojan pawn, said former Bulgarian foreign minister Solomon Passy. 

Passy was invited to the national TV channel bTV morning talkshow to comment on a recent publication in Reuters, which said Bulgaria was Russia's Trojan horse in the EU. 

Campaigners Demand More Women in New Serbia Govt

As talks on forming a new Serbian government continue, a group of the country's NGOs said the new cabinet should be 30 per cent female, with a female deputy prime minister.

Bulgaria Among Popular Passover Destinations for Israeli Tourists

Israeli citizens prefer to spend the Passover festival in Turkey, Greece and Bulgaria, according to Turkish tour operators, Bulgarian National Radio reported.

Turkey is the destination of choice for some 6,300 Israeli citizens celebrating the eight-day festival of Passover, also known as Pesach, beginning on 15 April, Turkish Haberler informed.