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Subotica Synagogue among Europe's 7 most endangered

VIENNA - The Subotica Synagogue has been included in the list of seven most endangered monuments in Europe, the leading European organisation for heritage protection Europa Nostra released.

Fuele, Ashton Praise Serbia’s EU Membership Progress

Top European Union officials have praised Serbia's progress towards accession into the EU.

The EU's Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fuele commended the Balkan country's efforts during a meeting with President Tomislav Nikolic in Belgrade.

Man robs bank, escapes on bicycle

Man robs bank, escapes on bicycle

BELGRADE -- An unknown perpetrator on Monday morning robbed a bank in Belgrade and then used his bicycle to flee the scene before the police arrived.

The masked and armed robber targeted a UniCredit Bank branch, located near the Palilula green market.

7th Beldocs to screen 34 movies as of Tuesday

BELGRADE - The 7th International Documentary Film Festival, Beldocs, opens in Belgrade on Tuesday, and will screen 34 Serbian and foreign movies in total.

The movies were selected by Beldocs founder and director Mladen Vusurovic and directors Darko Lungulov and Aleksandar Hadzi-Djurovic.

7th Beldocs to screen 34 movies as of Thursday

BELGRADE - The 7th International Documentary Film Festival, Beldocs, opens in Belgrade on Thursday, and will screen 34 Serbian and foreign movies in total.

The movies were selected by Beldocs founder and director Mladen Vusurovic and directors Darko Lungulov and Aleksandar Hadzi-Djurovic.

Macedonia Poll Victors Open Talks on New Govt

The first round of inter-party talks aimed at forming the new government led by Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski were held at the weekend but were shrouded in secrecy, with both sides remaining silent about what was discussed.

Udovicki: Institutions posing a problem, much work ahead

BELGRADE - For a long time now, Serbia has had a problem with institutional legacy and there is much work to do to coordinate all ministries and make them aware of their tasks, Serbia's Deputy Prime Minister Kori Udovicki, who is also the minister of state administration and local self-government, said on Monday.

Heavy Traffic Expected Across Bulgaria Tuesday

Intensive traffic is expected across Bulgaria on Tuesday, which is the last day of the 6-day extended holidays.

Starting Monday through Wednesday, an extra lane will be opened on the Hemus Highway in the direction Varna – Sofia, while there will be one less in the opposite way at the Bebresh viaduct.

Slovenian prime minister resigns

Slovenian prime minister resigns

LJUBLJANA -- Slovenian Prime Minister Alenka Bratušek has announced her resignation after a year in office.

Bratušek said she informed the country's president and parliament of her decision.

EU enlargement commissioner visits Belgrade

EU enlargement commissioner visits Belgrade

BELGRADE -- European Union's Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fule stated in Belgrade on Monday that Brussels supports Serbia's EU path.

Documentary film by Sinisa Dragin wins award in Nyons

BELGRADE - Sinisa Dragin's documentary film Forest has won the award for the most innovative feature length film at the international festival Visions du Reel 2014 in Nyon.

Starting with a mysterious report, Dragin analyzes historyin an original and slightly humorous way in his film.

Grigor Dimitrov Remains 14th Ahead of Madrid Masters

Bulgaria's top tennis player Grigor Dimitrov keeps his 14th position in the ATP World Ranking.

On Monday night, Dimitrov will play his first match at this year's Madrid Masters. His opponent is the Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta, ranked 63rd.

Rafael Nadal remains first in the men's rankings, followed by Novak Djokovic and Stanislas Wawrinka.

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