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News Archive

Gentilini appointed new EU special representative in Kosovo

14:46 15:46 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs, Tanjug

The EU Council of Ministers made a decision late on Thursday to appoint high official of the European External Action Service (EEAS) Fernando Gentilini as the new EU special representative in Kosovo, Tanjug was told at the Council of Europe.

EU: No initiative for reintroduction of visas in Serbia

14:50 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Spokesman of European Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmstrom, who is also in charge of transport, borders and visas, Marcin Grabiec stated that there is no initiative in the EU for the abolishment of Serbia's visa liberalization.

MUP: Memovic, Sekulic, Karanovic among arrested in Brazil

14:52 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Alen Memedovic, Aleksandar Sekulic and Milan Karanovic are among 17 arrested persons in an anti-drug operation by the Brazilian police, Tanjug was told in the Serbian Interior Ministry (MUP) on Friday.

Dinar weakens by 19 paras

14:58 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

The dinar weakened against the euro by 19 paras on Friday, setting the official middle exchange rate at RSD 99.2973, the National Bank of Serbia (NBS) released.

Koha Ditore: Americans give Bondsteel to Turkey, Serbia in panic

15:38 | broj komentara 1 | Emg.rs

The paper quotes reports from German paper Frankfurt News which said that Turkish army is expected to take over the US KFOR base Bondsteel in Kosovo thus making a comeback in the Balkans.

Pristina allows Stefanovic to visit Kosovo

06:38 | broj komentara 0 | Beta, Tanjug

Kosovo Deputy Prime Minister Hajredin Kuci on May 4 said the Pristina government had allowed Belgrade negotiating team chief Borislav Stefanovic to visit Kosovo, adding that the Kosovo officials were ready to meet him and discuss topics of mutual interest.

Germany extends mandate of its troops in Kosovo

06:40 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet adopted the decision, which will now go before the lower house of the German parliament - the Bundestag, due to the improved security situation in Kosovo, according to the media.

Niebel: Germany backs Kosovo's economic development

06:41 | broj komentara 0 | Beta

German Economic Cooperation and Development Minister Dirk Niebel said in Kosovo on May 4 that Berlin would continue to back Kosovo's economic development, read a statement from Kosovo Premier Hashim Thaci.

Visa-free regime with EU not in danger

07:10 | broj komentara 0 | Beta

The Serbian government estimated on May 5 that the visa-free regime for traveling from Serbia to the EU was not in jeopardy, the state secretary of the Justice Ministry, Slobodan Homen, announced.

Serbian Government rejects Austrian bid for Telecom

07:13 | broj komentara 0 | Beta

The Serbian government decided on May 5 that it would reject Telecom Austria's bid for 51 per cent of Telecom Serbia's shares. The Austrians had offered to pay EUR 1,1bn, the Serbian government's media cooperation director, Milivoje Mihajlovic, said.

Tadic: Serbia opposes one-sided solutions in BiH

07:14 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Serbian President Boris Tadic has stated that he is against any imposing of solutions in Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH), and assessed the speculations that certain politicians in BiH could be excluded from the political life due to the announced referendum in Republika Srpska (RS)

Dacic: Belgium wants Serbia's visa liberalization reviewed

07:15 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Serbia's Interior Minister Ivica Dacic said Wednesday that there is information that some EU members countries, including Belgium, have asked for Serbia's visa liberalization to be reviewed if the number of fake asylum seekers continues to grow.

UN Secretary General calls for thorough, unbiased and independent investigation into human organ trafficking in Kosovo

07:17 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said in his latest report to the Security Council that a thorough, unbiased and independent investigation is needed regarding allegations of human organ trafficking in Kosovo and he also welcomed the start of the talks between Belgrade and

Investors from diaspora can contribute to Serbia's economic recovery

07:19 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Serbian Minister of Religious Affairs and the Diaspora Srdjan Sreckovic stated Tuesday that investors from the diaspora can substantially contribute to the country's economic recovery, adding that the diaspora has invested a total of USD 550 million in Serbia since 2000.

Djelic: Visa-free regime criteria must be respected

07:22 07:23 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

 Deputy Prime Minister for European integration Bozidar Djelic stated today that over the upcoming period, all the necessary measures will be taken to reduce the number of false asylum seekers and prevent few thousands of people to abuse the visa-free regime and thus jeopardise

Students of electrical engineering receive Novum award

07:24 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

Minister of Economy and Regional Development Nebojsa Ciric and Huawei Deputy Director Yang Ge presented Novum awards to students from five faculties of electrical engineering.

Conference “Ten years of development assistance to Serbia“

07:25 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

The conference,  will present an overview of political and economic development of Serbia in the past ten years, the effects of the assistance given to Serbia so far, the best experiences and lessons from practice and the challenges of financing of future reforms in 2011.

Dacic, Jankuloska to open border crossing near Bosilegrad

07:26 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

 Ivica Dacic and Macedonian Minister of the Interior Gordana Jankuloska will open a border crossing for local cross-border transport Goles–Golema Crcorija near Bosilegrad on 6 May at 10.30.

Dacic: 16 police officers arrested

07:28 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Serbia's Interior Minister Ivica Dacic said Thursday that 24 people, including 16 police officers, have been arrested for issuing fake documents.

Tadic and Schmitt for Serbia's speedy European integration

07:30 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug, Infobiro.tv

Serbian President Boris Tadic and Hungarian President Pal Schmitt pointed out the importance of integrating South East Europe into the EU and affirmed Hungary's continued support to Serbia's EU integration efforts.

Tadic convinced visa liberalization will not be suspended

07:33 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Serbian President Boris Tadic said Thursday that the warning from the EU that Serbia's visa liberalization might be suspended should be taken seriously, but that he is convinced this will not happen and an adequate solution will be found.

Farmers likely to be offered subsidized loans next week

07:34 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

The Serbian Ministry of Agriculture, Trade, Forestry and Water Management will soon, most probably in the week ahead, present the measures which should offer farmers various means of funding, Serbian Minister of Agriculture, Trade, Forestry and Water Management Dusan Petrovic

Stefanovic: Good moment for visit to Pristina

07:35 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Head of Belgrade's negotiating team Borislav Stefanovic expressed belief on Thursday that it would be good if the negotiations were to be staged in Pristina as well, and assessed that it is a good moment to do so, announcing that he might visit Pristina next week.

Serbia to continue fighting terrorism

07:36 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Serbian President Boris Tadic said Thursday that any armed operation against terrorists is legitimate and that everyone who participated in terrorist acts and who is a threat to peace and safety is a fugitive from justice.


02. May - 08. May 2011.