Knez Mihailova Street

Belgrade Streets Empty as Serbian Curfew Begins

The centre of the Serbian capital Belgrade, usually bustling with people and cars, was empty and quiet as a nocturnal curfew began at 8pm on Wednesday evening.

The curfew will be observed across Serbia each night until 5am. No one is allowed to go out apart from police officers and soldiers on duty, nightshift workers and people who have a health-related emergency.

Fire breaks out in Belgrade's central Knez Mihailova St.

Prva TV is reporting that the fire happened at 6 Knez Mihailova Street.

Tanjug reported unofficial information that two firefighters were hurt: one inhaled smoke, while the other sustained orthopedic injuries.

Beta agency was told by the Ministry of the Interior that the basement rooms had caught on fire and that the blaze was quickly localized.

Criminal Investigations Directorate gets new chief

Kovacevic was until now the head of the Service for Combating Organized Crime.

Interior Minister Nebojsa Stevanovic announced this on Thursday, telling TV Pink that Kovacevic's name was put forward by Police Director Vladimir Rebic, and that he agreed. "This is a true professional," Stevanovic said of Kovacevic.

Vucic in phone conversation with US State Dept. official

According to a statement from the presidential press office, they discussed the situation in the region, in particular the continuation of the Brussels dialogue, while the US official welcomed the resumption of Vucic's discussions with Hashim Thaci, stressing that the US was hoping a compromise solution could be reached.

Vucic said that Serbia was always ready to talk with others.

8th Sarajevo Days to be held in Belgrade on June 13-16

BELGRADE – The eighth iteration of Sarajevo Days event will take place from June 13 to 16 in Belgrade, the organisers have announced.

The programme will kick off on June 13 with Bunt (Rebellion), an exhibition by Sarajevo-based photographer Velija Hasanbegovic in Knez Mihailova Street in downtown Belgrade, where it will remain until June 22.

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