Geography of Vojvodina

Serbia Minister Vows to ‘Break’ People Smugglers After Violent Clashes

Serbian Interior Minister Aleksandar Vulin, after attending an action in Subotica aimed at suppressing crimes and misdemeanours committed by refugees and migrants, said on Thursday that "no smuggling gang will pass without being discovered and broken, so that their members are not punished in accordance with the law".

Shootings, Stabbing Reported Near Serbian Migrant Camp

Shooting from firearms was reported on Thursday from a migrant and refugee camp near Sombor in northwest Serbia, related to a conflict between migrant gangs. One person was wounded, Serbian police told N1 TV.

BIRN can reveal that another incident also happened during the night between Wednesday and Thursday.

Important notification of the Ministry of the Interior for all citizens

According to the statement, due to the increased interest of citizens in issuing personal documents - passports, IDs and driver's licenses before the summer vacation season, and by order of Interior Minister Aleksandar Vulin, the work of the departments for issuing personal IDs is introduced on Sundays as well.

Media: Traffic in Belgrade normalized; Gazela passable after opposition protest PHOTO

Several main streets in the city were blocked and without traffic, from Kneza Miloa, across Savska, to certain streets around them.
Large police forces are noticeable in all parts of the city.
The roadblock was organized despite the appeal of the Ministry of the Interior that blocking the roads is a violation of the law.

Access Blocked to Vietnamese Workers Allegedly Exploited in Serbia: NGOs

A11, an NGO dealing with violations of workers' rights, said that private security men arrived at the construction site for a factory for Chinese tyre manufacturer Shandong Linglong Tire in the city of Zrenjanin on Tuesday and began blocking access to Vietnamese workers who have been the focus of exploitation allegations this week.

Serbia Pays Price of Delays, Errors and Costly Cars in Rail Upgrade

A BIRN investigation has identified serious delays on all three sections of the line, as well as mistakes that have cost Serbia almost $35 million in penalties; it also turned up documents showing that almost $720,000 of an $800 million Russian loan for the railway line was spent on the lease of six cars from a Russian contractor.

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