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Troicki moves through to 2nd round in Vienna

VIENNA - Serbia's Victor Troicki defeated victor Estrella from the Dominican Republic 6-0 6-3 in the 1st round of an ATP tournament in Vienna on Tuesday.

His opponent in the 2nd round will be the winner of the match between Czech Lukas Rosol and Slovak Lukas Lacki.

Photo Tanjug, M. Jelesijevic (archive)

Nimetz to make new name proposal to Greece and FYROM, say unconfirmed reports

United Nations mediator Matthew Nimetz is due to submit soon a new name proposal aimed at settling the dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), which will see the neighboring country called Republic of Upper Macedonia, according to reports in Skopje.

Solaris Resort gets Halal certificate

VRNJACKA BANJA - The Solaris Resort hotel in Vrnjacka Banja got a Halal certificate on Tuesday, and hotel manager Maja Remetic said on the occasion that this shows that the hotel is open to new markets.

Interior Minister Stefanovic visits Romania

BELGRADE - Serbian Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic and his Romanian counterpart Gabriel Oprea stated on Tuesday that strengthening of bilateral cooperation is one of the two countries' priorities.

Exhibition Story of another lifetime opens

BELGRADE - The exhibition entitled 'Prica o drugom zivotu' (Story of another lifetime) opened at the Sava Promenade at the Kalemegdan Fortress on Tuesday within the programme of events to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Belgrade.

Presence of women increasing in Balkan militaries

BELGRADE - One in eleven members of the Serbian Armed Forces are women, shows a study on the position of women in the armed forces in the Western Balkans, whose results were presented at the Dom Vojske Srbije on Tuesday.

Krunic through to third round of the Kremlin Cup WTA

MOSCOW - Serbian female tennis player Aleksandra Krunic qualified for the third round of the Kremlin Cup WTA as she defeated France's Caroline Garcia, 6-4, 6-2.

Krunic received a special invitation from the cup organisers to take part in the competition. In the Tuesday match, she easily ousted the world's 36th player after just 54 minutes into the game.

Centuries-old wall paintings discovered at Seyitömer

Wall paintings of animal and human shapes, as well as geometric designs, have been found by researchers at the Dumlupınar University Archaeology Department in the 5,000-year-old Seyitömer burial mound

ICANN Approves Bulgaria's National Domain .BG in Cyrillic

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has approved the national domain of Bulgaria, the Ministry of Transport and Communications said, Tuesday.

This means that soon it will be possible to buy Internet domains which will be written entirely in Cyrillic.

Ebola death rate up to 70 percent: WHO

The death rate in the Ebola epidemic raging in west Africa has reached around 70 percent, the World Health Organization said