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Iranian man granted asylum in Serbia based on being gay (Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:08:00 +0000)
A gay Iranian man has been granted asylum in Serbia in March based on belonging to the LGBT population. This has been announced that the Asylum Protection Center NGO.
Russian soldiers arrive, Guaido urges "Operation Freedom" (Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:23:00 +0000)
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, backed by the United States and Western countries, is urging the population to prepare for the "Operation Freedom." He called for an action that would lead to seizing power in Venezuela after the global media reported that two Russian military planes had landed at the airport in Caracas during the weekend.
"Get ready for truth" (Mon, 25 Mar 2019 09:16:00 +0000)
Power in Serbia is won in elections, says President Aleksandar Vucic. At the same time, his message to that part of the opposition gathered around the Alliance for Serbia was to "get ready for the truth".
"Moscow will defend Belgrade's right in Kosovo" (Mon, 25 Mar 2019 08:42:00 +0000)
Russia's stabce towards the crisis in Kosovo and Metohija is that it will support Belgrade's every request made towards Moscow. Member of the Russian Duma Yevgeny Primakov said this in an interview for Belgrade daily Vecernje Novosti.
Day of remembrance for victims of NATO aggression marked (Mon, 25 Mar 2019 08:08:00 +0000)
the central state ceremony of the 20th anniversary of the NATO aggression and the Day of Remembrance of the victims was held in Nis late on Sunday. The day marked 20 years since the western military alliance started its attacks on Serbia, that lasted 78 days.
"West continues to cover up its own, and KLA crimes" (Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:47:00 +0000)
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says that Western countries are covering up the crimes committed during NATO's military operation in Yugoslavia in 1999. Tanjug reporting this citing TASS, which noted that Lavrov said this in Russia broadcaster NTV's "U-Turn Above the Atlantic" documentary.
Serbian FM meets with Uruguayan counterpart (Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:16:00 +0000)
First Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic has met with his Uruguayan counterpart Rodolfo Nin Novoa. The meeting took place in Montevideo, the Serbian government announced.
P&O Ports Dubai bids to buy Port of Novi Sad (Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:27:00 +0000)
The UAE-based company P&O Ports Dubai has offered 7.99 million euros for the Port of Novi Sad. The company was the sole bidder, and the documentation submitted was deemed to comply with tender requirements, Tanjug is reporting on Friday.
64 percent of Serbians wouldn't accept NATO's apology - poll (Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:08:00 +0000)
79 percent of Serbian citizens are opposed to their country joining NATO. And 64 percent would not accept the western military alliance's apology for the 1999 bombing.
Switzerland: Elderly woman murders 7-year-old from Kosovo (Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:21:00 +0000)
A 75-year-old woman has murdered a seven-year-old boy, Megdim L., by stabbing him to death in the middle of the street in Basel, Switzerland. The boy was returning home from school when he was killed.
"We know our mistakes - but NATO bombing wasn't one of them" (Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:55:00 +0000)
Prime Minister Ana Brnabic says that Serbia is aware of the mistakes it has made in the past. However, she said, the NATO bombing in 1999 was a mistake made of others, not of the citizens of Serbia.
Government approves funds for works on St. Sava Temple (Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:03:00 +0000)
The Serbian government allocated funds for he continuation of works on the decoration of St. Sava Temple in Belgrade. The government announced on its website that a grant worth RSD 1.18 billion (equal to a little over EUR 10 million) has been approved to the Serbian Orthodox Church.
"NATO attack on Chinese embassy was accident? Not so sure" (Fri, 22 Mar 2019 09:11:00 +0000)
NATO's airstrike against the Chinese embassy in Belgrade on May 7, 1999, may have been deliberate. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said this in an interview for NTV's "U-Turn Above the Atlantic" documentary, TASS is reporting.
"Delaying solution is spark that could set region on fire" (Fri, 22 Mar 2019 08:48:00 +0000)
"Every day of delays could create conditions in which one spark could set the region on fire," President Aleksandar Vucic has told Reuters in an interview. The Western countries, that pamper Pristina, should know that, the agency quoted him as adding.
Serbia and France to be connected by new flight routes (Fri, 22 Mar 2019 08:16:00 +0000)
Air France will introduce daily flights from Paris to Belgrade in April and ASL Airlines will fly on the route two times a week from June. The National Tourism Organisttion of Serbia announced in a statement Thursday, Tanjug agency reported.
Vucic: I assure Europe - Serbia is completely stable (Thu, 21 Mar 2019 16:06:00 +0000)
The president of Serbia has told the Italian newspaper La Repubblica that Serbia was absolutely stable. Aleksandar Vucic was responding when asked "whether stability was threatened in the aftermath of the weekend conflict (during oppposition protests)."
"Final Belgrade-Pristina agreement means recognition" (Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:51:00 +0000)
Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj says reaching a legally binding final agreement between Belgrade and Pristina "implies mutual recognition." Haradinaj repeated this in a conversation with Montenegrin Foreign Minister Srdjan Darmanovic, and added that he thinks it is "in the interests of both sides, and it would strengthen the peace and stability of the region," Beta agency is reporting on Thursday.
Chinese provide guarantees - "Ikarbus to be Serbia's pride" (Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:46:00 +0000)
The day before yesterday, something happened that guarantees that Ikarbus will be Serbia's pride, says Dragan Stevanovic. Stefanovic, state secretary in the Ministry of Economy, spoke for Prva TV on Thursday.
Press: Vucic's battle for Volkswagen (Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:40:00 +0000)
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has launched on what might prove to be a decisive battle for bringing Volkswagen to Serbia, Belgrade press is reporting. Vucic was in Hanover, Germany on Wednesday where he with the minister president of the German state of Lower Saxony, which has a 21 percent stake in the world's largest car manufacturer.
"KFOR is silent - but what's Albanian army doing in Kosovo?" (Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:02:00 +0000)
"A joint exercise by the Albanian army and the so-called KSF in Kosovo and Metohija is intended to intimidate the Serb people," says Milovan Drecun. And these are preparations for a possible provoking of violence in the north of Kosovo and Metohija (KiM), the head of the Serbian Assembly's Committee on Kosovo and Metohija has said.