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"You can't tell who is craziest: the refugees, the police or those women," said a local shopkeeper. He made a cross over his chest, to express his sincere Serbian bewilderment. He had just witnessed ten shabby Afghan and Syrian refugees walking past, ...
AIM-listed miner Tethyan Resources's reported "highly encouraging results" at its Serbia projects with potential for epithermal and porphyry copper, gold and ...

This is what participants of the Serbian Economic Summit in Belgrade said on Monday. EBRD Director for Serbia Daniel Berg said all countries he had worked in wanted to carry out reforms and attract investors, which is what made this a very tough battle.
Belgrade - Serbia's EU accession will bring major changes to its bilateral business ties with Russia, Russian Ambassador Alexander Chepurin said Monday, calling for talks on adapting an existing free trade agreement to new conditions.
"The Russian defence ministry is grateful to the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Serbia, who were the first to come out in support of the Russian-Syrian initiative to conduct a humanitarian operation," the Russian ministry said in a ...
In it, the EU "encouraged Serbia to intensify implementation of reforms in key areas such as the judiciary, the fight against corruption and organized crime, and freedom of expression and the media, and also expects Belgrade to further normalize its ...

Nikolic also said that the cooperation between Serbia and Russia is extremely deep and layered and should be seen through a series of complex social phenomena, and layered and interdependent connections and relationships "rooted in our hearts.
Some 6,300 new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants, encountered by UNHCR and partners remain in Serbia. Of those, some 75% (or 4,753) were accommodated in governmental facilities, with 1,741 in five Asylum Centres and 3,012 in "Transit" or ...
The proposed abolition of visas between Serbia and China would provide a major boost to the Serbian economy and to tourism if it passed, experts agree.
"The EU and Russia are both Serbia's friends. A friend cannot upset another friend of mine. If you are my friend, let me choose my friends.
Belgrade - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said that while dialogue between Belgrade and Brussels is necessary, Serbia should adopt a different ...
Independent Eastern Europe expert Nikita Komarov discusses the prospects of Serbia becoming Russia's closest partner in Southern Europe, and what Moscow ...
The Serbian government session on Sunday in the city of Nis discussed and approved unanimously the draft agreement of visa-free regime between the two countries, which will allow holders of ordinary passports of both countries to have a visa-free entry ...
Ines Mucostepa, chair of the union of Chambers of Commerce and industry in Albania, told BIRN that exchange visits between the Prime Ministers of Albania and Serbia and their joint presence at the Nis economic forum in Serbia would boost trade.
Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said that while dialogue between Belgrade and Brussels is necessary, Serbia should adopt a different approach to these negotiations and try to learn what future the EU authorities have in store for the country.
With Guangzhou's iconic skyline on the horizon, Serbia confirmed their domination of 3x3 basketball. After winning gold in Greece in 2012 and silver in Russia in 2014, Serbia returned to their winning ways in China after defeating USA 21-16 in the final.

Nedeljnik, the independent Serbian news weekly, quoted Trump as saying: "The bombing of the Serbs, who were our allies in both world wars, it was a big mistake.
The Serbian government's strategy was laid down by Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic in parliament in August, when he presented his new government, its program and priorities.
Belgrade - Serbia's Minister for European Integration Jadranka Joksimovic on Thursday sent a letter requesting additional EU funds to help solve the problem of the migrant crisis in Serbia. Joksimovic sent the letter to the Director for Western Balkans ...
As Serbian officials hail the latest data pointing to an economic recovery, the gap between the figures and reality for ordinary people - most of whom still need more than one salary to survive - remains deep.
MPs in Pristina on Wednesday voted for a resolution proposed by the governing coalition calling for the immediate release of Thaci, who is in detention in Serbia, charged with staging a terrorist attack on a Serb family during the Kosovo war in 1999.
A familiar routine follows: I call my father long-distance from Serbia and ask him to translate for us. "Nana is trying to tell me something; I can't figure it out," I say, frustrated with my brain's inability to grasp a language I once imagined would ...
When Branko Drcelic was appointed head of the Serbian Public debt Administration (PDA) in 2012, he had his work cut out for him.
After short, heated public debate, just after midnight on Friday, Serbia's parliament adopted changes to the Law on Local government finance, which will further strengthen central institutions and weaken local communities.
GUANGZHOU (2016 FIBA 3x3 World Championships) - Six teams finished undefeated on the inaugural day at the 2016 FIBA 3x3 World Championships in ...
It's not easy to be a political cartoonist in Serbia. Just how risky an occupation it may be is illustrated by the case of Dusan Petricic, one of the country's most prominent cartoonists, whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street ...
With respect to Serbia, the Minister stated that Serbia does not need personnel at the borders, while Serbian legislation does not provide for such an option. Belgrade, however, needs financial and technical aid, and has already requested assistance in ...
Belgrade has rejected Kosovo's decision to nationalize the massive Trepca mining complex that straddles the border with Serbia.
Austria, Norway, Serbia, Spain in Friday U21 play-off draw. Published: Tuesday 11 October 2016, 20.30CET. Four-time winners Spain, as well as Austria, Norway and Serbia, will make up Friday's Under-21 play-off draw, held in Nyon at 13:00CEST to the two ...
Ben Davies admits Wales cannot afford to slip up against Serbia next month if they are to keep their World Cup dream alive.
Diego Costa now has three goals in his last three games for the Spanish national team. Granted, two of those came against Liechtenstein, but when you had just one goal in the ten previous matches, you'll take them all the same.
Nehat Thaci, the Kosovo police director in the Mitrovica area who was arrested last month by Serbia, denied charges accusing him of staging a terrorist attack on ...
Progress is being seen in Serbia with regard to some of the country's key highway projects. The Ljig-Preljina stretch of the Corridor 11 highway will open for traffic at the end of October 2016.
Belgrade: Dusan Tadic maintained his impressive international form with a goal and two assists to give Serbia a 3-2 home win over Austria in an absorbing World Cup Group D qualifier on Sunday.
In Belgrade, Serbia moved to the top of the table with a 3-2 win over Austria. The home team never trailed in the game, but had to take the lead on three separate occasions.
More than most regions of Serbia, the southwest resembles the country of Eastern European fairytales: higgledy-piggledy villages dotted with conical haystacks and farmers scything grass; painted beehives and cartoony, bug-eyed tractors parked next to ...
Joint Russian-Serbian BARS-2016 tactical flight exercises started in Serbia, according to official statement of Russian Defense Ministry.
Around one million migrants have headed to the continent in vast numbers since last year, with exasperated nations setting up borders to control the hordes sweeping across the land.
Serbia will be hoping to follow up Thursday's 3-0 win in Moldova with another victory when they welcome Austria to the Stadion Rajko Mitic in Saturday's World ...
Belgrade - If Serbia gives "Telekom Srbija" to Kosovo, it will be the prelude to give them other Serbia's property in Kosovo and Metohija, which is the biggest fear of the authorities in Serbia, writes Serbian daily "Kurir" citing a source in the ...
300 refugees in Serbia, most of them young Afghans, stage arduous 200-km protest march to Hungarian border - Anadolu Agency.
Kosovo and Serbia could not agree even after five days of negotiations in Brussels, on implementation of telecommunications agreement, which would finally allow Kosovo to have its own international telephone code.
Dusan Tadic was influential as Serbia made it four points from two FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group D games with a comfortable 3-0 win over Moldova in Chisinau.
MINSK, 6 October (BelTA) - The dance company Vdokhnoveniye (Inspiration) of the National Center of children's and youth Art won high praise from the jury of an international contest in Serbia, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Embassy in Serbia.
Serbia and France on Thursday will sign a protocol empowering the two countries to launch joint investigation teams to combat illicit arms trading.
One major election technology company, Dominion Voting Systems (DVS), develops its systems in the U.S. and Canada but also has an office in Belgrade, Serbia. It was recently advertising openings for four senior software developers in Belgrade.
As Serbia marks the 16th anniversary of the October 5 revolution that saw the collapse of the regime lead by strongman Slobodan Milosevic in 2000, BIRN takes a look at where the current Serbian rulers were at this momentous time in history, as well as ...
Around 50 refugees and migrants are marching the 200km from Belgrade to Serbia's border with Hungary, in protest against Budapest's restrictive policy against migrants.
Belgrade, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- A fixed network transformation project was launched here Wednesday between China's Huawei and Serbia's national operator Telekom Srbija, marking the start of the first large-scale cooperation in the information and ...






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