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OSIJEK - Serbia lost to France 27-16 (11-3) in the second round of Group D of the women's handball European championships in Osijek, Croatia, on Wednesday.
This was Serbia's second defeat at this event, after losing to Montenegro 22-19 in the first round.
A new poll conducted by the Center for Democracy and Human Rights, CEDEM, shows that the President, the Serbian Orthodox Church and the education and healthcare systems enjoy most public trust in the country.
Any delimitation of the Mediterranean between Egypt and Greece will not be acceptable if it affects Turkeyâs national interests, Prime Minister Ahmet DavutoÄlu has said.
DavutoÄluâs remarks were published on Dec. 7 in the Greek newspaper To Vima, in an interview given at the end of the third High-Level Cooperation Council meeting between Greece and Turkey in Athens on Dec. 6.
The head of the Montenegrin Bar Association, Zdravko Begovic, said action will be taken against any Montenegrin attorneys taking advantage of the strike by Serbian lawyers to represent suspects before courts in Belgrade.
BELGRADE - Albania does not have a law on national minorities and this is why Serbs and other minorities in the country are not recognised as a national minority, Aleksandar Cotric of the Serbian parliament Committee on the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region said on Friday.
Police and customs seize ton of marijuana
BELGRADE -- The Serbian police and customs service on Friday confiscated a ton of marijuana, Tanjug is reporting.
The seizure took place at the Presevo border crossing between Serbia and Macedonia.
The drug 's origin was Albania. The Interior Ministry (MUP) is expected to soon reveal more details.
Russia to continue talks with Austria, Hungary, Serbia
MOSCOW -- Russia is ready to continue talks with Austria, Hungary and Serbia, Russia's Ambassador to the EU Vladimir Chizhov said on Wednesday.
"Ways out of the situation that developed as a result of the closure of the South Stream project" would be discussed, he said, TASS reported.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu will visit Greece for two days beginning Dec. 3 amid tensions over energy deposits in the eastern Mediterranean.
The two-day talks between Turkey and Greece are part of confidence-building measures launched in 2010 to improve relations between the Aegean neighbors.