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We live in world of double standards, says Serbian president (Fri, 25 May 2018 11:33:00 +0000)
"You see that nobody is reacting to Arifi's statement. We live in a world of double standards," Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Friday. Vucic, who spoke while he was touring Corridor 11 works, was referring to a recent comment made by Pristina's chief negotiator in the Kosovo dialogue Avni Arifi.
Russians say Dutch commission hushes up information (Fri, 25 May 2018 10:22:00 +0000)
The Dutch commission has hushed up information about where and when the engine of the Buk missile was found, says the Russian MoD. The Defense Ministry announced on Friday that the Dutch are also suppressing information about those who handed the engine over to the investigators.
Societe Generale launches exclusive service package (Fri, 25 May 2018 09:23:00 +0000)
Societe Generale’s Private Banking arm has launched in Serbia an exclusive package of accounts and services Eminent. It provides clients with first-class, customized services, investment and financial consulting with numerous benefits offered by Visa Infinite debit card.
One dead in shooting involving football supporters (Fri, 25 May 2018 09:08:00 +0000)
A 28-year-old man has died in Belgrade's Emergency Center after he was wounded in a shooting in the capital's Cukarica municipality. The incident took place at around 21:30 hours on Thursday in Radnicka Street. According to unofficial information, the shooting was preceded by an altercation.
Prime minister receives EP's rapporteur for Serbia (Fri, 25 May 2018 08:06:00 +0000)
Prime Minister Ana Brnabic met on Thursday in Belgrade with European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs chair and rapporteur for Serbia David McAllister. Brnabic said during the meeting that Serbia highly appreciates the support that the European Parliament provides to Serbia in the process of European integration, the government announced.
Dacic "warns Britain over stance on UNSC Kosovo sessions" (Fri, 25 May 2018 07:32:00 +0000)
Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic has warned Britain because of its position that fewer UN Security Council sessions dedicated to Kosovo should be held. This is according to Belgrade daily Vecernje Novosti.
Vucic on Kosovo: I will seek to convince people (Fri, 25 May 2018 07:07:00 +0000)
We will be ready to talk to Albanians at any time, but we expect the Brussels agreement to be fulfilled, says President Aleksandar Vucic. According to him, Albanians say that they have no intention of fulfilling the obligations from the Brussels agreement, "which says they have courage and daring, but also someone's support."
Former US State Secretary Kerry visiting Belgrade (Thu, 24 May 2018 14:48:00 +0000)
Improving the business environment is of key importance for attracting US investments to Serbia. This was announced after a meeting in Belgrade between President Aleksandar Vucic and Prime Minister Ana Brnabic with former US Secretary of State John Kerry and US businessman Tim Collins.
Serbia coach unveils candidates for World Cup team (Thu, 24 May 2018 13:33:00 +0000)
Serbian national football team coach Mladen Krstajic on Thursday revealed the names of 27 candidates for the country's squad in the upcoming FIFA World Cup. 23 players will make it to the team that will travel to Russia on June 11, and this final list will be known on June 4.
Is this final: Russians shot down MH17 after all (Thu, 24 May 2018 13:09:00 +0000)
The missile that downed a Malaysian plane on flight MH17 above Ukraine in 2014, when 298 people died, was fired by Russia, according to investigators. According to the latest information from an international investigation team, the missile belonged to the Russian military forces stationed in Kursk, and it was fired by the 53rd Air Defense Brigade.
"EU is our key goal; as many chapters as soon as possible" (Thu, 24 May 2018 12:35:00 +0000)
Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic stressed on Thursday that his country's "key and overarching goal" is full membership of the EU. Another goal is to open as many EU accession negotiations chapter as possible as soon as possible, Dacic told a meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Adriatic-Ionian Initiative and the Ministerial Meeting of the EU Strategy for the Adriatic-Ionian Region, held in Catania, Sicily.
Protesting migrants block highway in Greece (Thu, 24 May 2018 11:22:00 +0000)
About 250 asylum seekers are blocking a busy highway in the north of Greece for the second day because of overcrowding and poor conditions in a migrant camp. The protest, which lasted for an hour, was organized by Kurdish migrants from the Diavati center in the western suburbs of Thessaloniki, causing a big traffic jam, Tanjug said, citing AP.
One team, one dream - Serbia! (Thu, 24 May 2018 10:35:00 +0000)
The official team bus slogan of Serbia's national football squad in the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia has been unveiled. And the slogan is: "One Team, One Dream - Serbia!"
Ex-BIA chief to become ambassador in Sarajevo - reports (Thu, 24 May 2018 09:49:00 +0000)
The government is expected to on Thursday appoint former BIA Director Aleksandar Djordjevic as Serbia's new ambassador to Bosnia-Herzegovina. This is according to media reports, which said that Djordjevic, who is a lawyer by profession, will replace outgoing ambassador in Sarajevo Stanimir Vukicevic, who was recalled in February.
Seselj buys house in village cited in his war crimes verdict (Thu, 24 May 2018 08:51:00 +0000)
Opposition SRS leader Vojislav Seselj has bought a house in the village of Hrtkovci, northwestern Serbia. Seselj bought the property "from A.P., who until 1991 lived with her family in Vukovar (Croatia)," Croatian daily Vecernji List writes on Thursday.
Defense minister reacts to position of Church on Kosovo (Thu, 24 May 2018 08:11:00 +0000)
The Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) is one of the most respected institutions and its recommendations on Kosovo and Metojihia will be respected. However, this will not determine state policy, says Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin.
Serbian PM meets with president of Macedonia's Assembly (Thu, 24 May 2018 07:40:00 +0000)
Prime Minister Ana Brnabic met on Wednesday in Belgrade with Macedonian Assembly President Talat Xhaferi. According to the Serbian government, Brnabic said during their talks that "regional cooperation and the European path of the region are the key to the stability and prosperity of the Western Balkans."
Chinese president in second visit to Serbia in two years? (Thu, 24 May 2018 07:18:00 +0000)
Chinese President Xi Jinping could visit Serbia again by the end of the year, Belgrade daily Vecernje Novosti writes on Thursday. It would be the second visit of the highest-ranking Chinese official to Serbia in the last two years, and the earliest date for it is September, the newspaper said it learned.
Football supporters fight, stop traffic on highway (Wed, 23 May 2018 14:46:00 +0000)
A fight at the Nis toll station on Wednesday caused traffic to be stopped on the Belgrade-Nis highway. The Public Company (JP) Putevi Srbije ("Roads of Serbia") made the announcement, and specified that traffic was halted in the direction of Nis.
Prime minister receives Italy's new ambassador to Serbia (Wed, 23 May 2018 14:10:00 +0000)
Prime Minister Ana Brnabic received on Wednesday in Belgeade Italy' new ambassador to Serbia Carlo Lo Cascio. According to a press release issued by the Serbian government, they discussed "bilateral relations, the situation in the region and the progress of Serbia on the road to the European Union."