Former Romanian PM receives Serbian citizenship

Ponta currently serves as chairman of Romanian Parliament's Committee on European Affairs. The newspaper said it received confirmation from the Serbian government that he will also hold Serbia's passport.

Ponta was in Belgrade in mid 2017, when he said Romania would continue to support the country's EU integration, and that this was in the interest of the region and the entire EU.

Biggest cocaine haul in years on northern border

According to the MUP the drugs were found on the northern Horgos border crossing between Serbia and Hungary, and an investigation into the case is ongoing.

The daily Blic reported earlier in the day that this was one of the biggest cocaine hauls in Serbia in several years, while the street value of the confiscated narcotics stands at "at least one million euros."

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Cars belonging to policemen, ruling party officials torched

According to eyewitnesses cited by the newspaper, firefighters arrived quickly and extinguished the flames "within several dozen seconds" - yet the car burned down completely.

The motives behind the incident are still unknown. Another car, whose owner is currently not known, was torched in Novi Sad on Tuesday morning, Blic said.

Croats paid to create chaos during Belgrade game - reports

The daily Blic is reporting this on Friday, adding that one of them also carried "enough narcotics to put him in jail for several years."

According to the newspaper, the three Croats, who came from the town of Split - Ante Firic and Damir Tovarovic among them - received EUR 10,000 to come to Belgrade and fight.