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Drecun: There is strong network of radical Islam in Kosovo

BELGRADE - Milovan Drecun, chair of the Serbian parliament's committee on Kosovo-Metohija (KiM), said on Tuesday that Kosovo's Interior Minister Bajram Redzepi is trying to ease the gravity of graffiti on the Serbian Orthodox monastery of Visoki Decani that call for the Islamic State and the establishment of the Caliphate.

Sertic: Government, unions to work jointly on privatization

BELGRADE - Serbia will do everything in its power to save as many companies as possible through the privatization process, and to achieve this, it will need the trade unions' help, Economy Minister Zeljko Sertic said Tuesday at a meeting with the representatives of the Alliance of Independent Unions of Serbia (SSSS).

Turkey brings refugee story to UN headquarters

An exhibition focusing on Turkey’s history as a refuge for those seeking shelter from conflict and oppression has been unveiled at the U.N. headquarters in New York.

Albania Fans Barred from Belgrade Football Match

Albanian football fans will not be attending Tuesday evening's key qualifying match in Belgrade with Serbia for the Euro 2016 championship.


West Bank mosque torched in suspected settler hate crime

Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank allegedly carried out an arson attack on a mosque near the city of Nablus early on Oct. 14, Palestinian security sources told AFP.

Kocijancic: Serbia should stay on pro-European path

BRUSSELS - The EU expects Serbia to preserve its pro-European orientation after the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Serbia, said Maja Kocijancic as spokesperson of High EU Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton.

UN Medical Worker Dies of Ebola in Germany

A United Nations medical worker infected with Ebola virus while working in Liberia has died in a hospital in Germany.

German medical authorities said on Tuesday the man - a doctor from Sudan whose name has not been released - died overnight in St. Georg hospital in the city ofLeipzigdespite "intensive medical procedures".

Britain's Mineco seeks to build mini HPPs in Serbia

BELGRADE - The British company Mineco will build four mini hydropower plants in Serbia, Minister of Mining and Energy Aleksandar Antic announced on Tuesday.

Bulgaria’s President: Gas Is Not a Weapon

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has elaborated on his stance on Russia in an interview for Swiss daily Tages-Anzeiger.


European bankers attend IT forum at NBS

BELGRADE - Officials of European countries' central banks met at the National Bank of Serbia (NBS) on Tuesday for a three-day forum on information and communication technology in central banks, the NBS has stated.

The meeting, the largest of its kind in Europe, was opened by NBS Vice-Governor Ana Gligorijevic and head of the IT Sector goran Kunjadic.