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Gaon: 17 percent voted by 2 p.m. in Kosovo

17:54 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Spokesperson for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Nikola Gaon has said that 17 percent of the registered voters in Kosovo cast their ballots in the Serbian parliamentary and presidential elections by 2 p.m. on Sunday.

RIK: Turnout 31.47 percent by 2 pm

16:56 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

The state electoral commission (RIK) said Sunday that turnout at the polls by 2 pm was 31.47 percent of voters in Serbia without Kosovo and Metohija, which is somewhat more compared to 2008, when 28.51 percent of voters turned out in the same period.

CeSID: 32.1 percent turnout by 2 p.m.

15:51 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

 Voter turnout at the general election in Serbia was 32.1 percent by 2 p.m., which is 2.7 percent more than in the 2008 parliamentary election, the Center for Free Elections and Democracy (CeSID) has announced.

22 percent turnout by 12.00

15:48 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

22% is the voter turnout at the elections in Serbia by 12.00 p.m. In Vojvodina the voter turnout exceeds 22%, and in some areas reaches 33%.

Some polling places in Kosovo opened with delay

15:46 | broj komentara 0 | Radio Serbia

Some polling places in the region of Pristina, Kosovo, for the purpose of Serbia’s parliamentary and presidential elections, opened with a slightly over one hour delay since the OSCE convoy delivering the election material was late.

World media reporting on elections in Serbia

15:45 | broj komentara 0 | Radio Serbia

World media have reported on Sunday that Serbia’s presidential, parliamentarian and local elections have commenced emphasizing the fact that for the first time in the past twenty years, the campaign was dominated by economic issues.

10.98 percent turnout by 10 am

15:37 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Dragan Vukmirovic, director of the state statistical office, said Sunday that voter turnout in Serbia before 10 am was 10.98 percent, one percent more than in the 2008 elections.

Voter turnout hits 6.6 percent by 9 a.m.

11:40 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

CeSID observers, who are in attendance at 1,000 polling stations, also measured the turnout in regions, and determined that by 9 a.m., 5.5 percent of eligible voters cast their ballot in Belgrade, 6.8 percent in central Serbia, and 7 percent in the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina.

Kosovo police raises security level in north

06:38 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Besim Hoti, the Regional Spokesman for the Kosovo Police Service (KPS), said Saturday that police had strengthened its presence in northern Kosovo because of the holding of the Serbian presidential and parliamentary elections there.

Serbia votes in general elections on Sunday

07:00 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs, Tanjug

The Serbian people will vote on Sunday, May 6, to elect the new president and national, provincial and local parliaments.The total number of polling stations in Serbia and abroad is 8,390 and 7,026,579 voters will be able to use them.Elections will be held in Kosovo as well, at

VOA: Risk of violence in KiM

09:46 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Director of the Military Intelligence Agency (VOA) Brigadier General Dragan Vladisavljevic sad that the current situation in Kosovo-Metohija is marked by inter-ethnic tensions which increase the likelihood of an outbreak of violence.

PTT Srbija contributes to modernisation of public sector

09:45 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

Prime Minister Mirko Cvetkovic said today that the company PTT Srbija is an example of a company that, thanks to a skillful business policy, managed to generate profit in a liberalised market, and noted that PTT finances its investment from domestic sources.

Tadic awarded for contribution to peace,democracy

09:50 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs, Tanjug

President of the Foundation Tural Efendiev pointed out that during Tadic's mandate as the Serbian president, Serbia demonstrated its firm stand as regards active integration into Euro-Atlantic structures and added that the EU candidate status came as the logical outcome of

Belgrade issues free shares in Telekom Srbija

08:19 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

The Serbian government has said in a release that the Central Securities Depository (CSD) issued free shares in Telekom Srbija Thursday.

Govt extends deadline for Smederevo steel mill until June 11

08:16 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

The Serbian government stated Friday that the deadline for the submitting of binding bids for the selection of a strategic partner for the Smederevo steel mill has been extended until June 11.

Two new Russian diesel trains arrive in Belgrade

08:07 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Serbian Railways took over on Friday two more Russian diesel-powered trains out of 12 purchased trains which should arrive in Serbia by the end of the year and be put to use on non-electrified tracks.

UN Security Council session on Kosovo on May 14

08:06 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

The UN Security Council will hold on May 14 a session at which the regular three-month UNMIK report on the situation in Kosovo will be presented, Tanjug has learned.

EULEX will arrest criminals in northern KiM

08:05 | broj komentara 1 | Tanjug

Internet portal Koha.net reported that around 300 members of elite units of EULEX police would launch an extensive action aimed at arresting both Serb and Albanian criminals in this part of Kosovo who make millions of euros and thus cause damages to the state of Kosovo and its

ICTY denies Mladic's request for trail adjournment

08:04 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) Trial Chamber presided by judge Alphons Orie denied the request by Ratko Mladic's defence team for a 90-day adjournment of the start of the trial, it was stated in the ICTY on Friday.

Jeremic meets Margallo

08:02 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Serbia's Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic has met in Madrid with his Spanish counterpart Jose Garcia-Margallo to discuss Serbia's EU integration, Kosovo and improvements to the two countries' economic cooperation.

Saric gang trial begins in Belgrade

08:01 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

The trial will merge several indictments, charging members of the gang with trafficking of more than 3 tons of cocaine from Latin America to Western Europe during 2008 and 2009.

Sarkozy or Oland - France same towards Serbia

08:00 | broj komentara 1 | Tanjug

Whether the victory in the presidential elections in France goes to the current head of state, Nikolas Sarkozy, or falls in the hands of socialist Francois Oland, will be irrelevant to the policy France will pursue towards Serbia, which will probably remain unchanged, experts

Doctors and pharmacists freeze strike

07:57 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Representatives of the Union of Serbian physicians and pharmacists (SLFS) have decided to freeze the strike and return to the usual method of work.

5 Albanians arrested for war crimes, one arrested individual employed by OSCE

07:47 07:55 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs, Tanjug

The police arrested eight people in Bujanovac and villages of Trnovac and Breznica in southern Serbia, on Friday, five of whom are suspected of war crimes against civilians.Head of the OSCE Mission in Serbia Dimitrios Kypreos confirmed that one of the individuals arrested is

Promotion of Serbia's tourism offer in Washington

16:26 | broj komentara 1 | Tanjug

Serbia's beauties of nature comprise the Iron Gate, which is the second largest canyon in the world after the Grand Canyon in Colorado, Mt. Kopaonik and rivers. Moreover, the U.S. tourist would enjoy Serbia's festivals such as Exit, Guca, Beer Fest and Nisville Jazz Festival.

Kosovo media boycotted government's activities

08:35 | broj komentara 0 | Focus News Agency

Kosovo media on Thursday imposed a one-day boycott on coverage of all news related to government institutions and parliament, in protest at a new criminal code they say violates press freedom, AFP reports.

Belgrade ring road is investment in development

08:08 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs, Tanjug

 Presidenial candidate of the coalition Choice for a Better Life Boris Tadic said on Thursday the construction of the Belgrade ring road, was a contribution not only to Belgrade, but to Serbia, the region and Europe.Serbia has made a great effort to secure the necessary

Serbian Govt. supports investors in Kolubara B project

07:59 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

The Serbian government adopted a letter of support for the Kolubara B power plant project Thursday, Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS) CEO Dragomir Markovic said on the same day.

Soskic: New government to take faster reform steps

07:57 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

National Bank of Serbia (NBS) Governor Dejan Soskic has stated that Serbia has to prove that it can fulfill its financial obligations on a regular basis, adding that the new government needs to take faster reform steps

Renovated complex at Belgrade Bajrakli Mosque opened

07:48 | broj komentara 0 | Beta

The renovated complex around Belgrade's Bajrakli Mosque, set alight during unrest in 2004, following the violence against the Serbs in Kosovo, was opened on May 3 in the presence of religious leaders of the Islamic community, the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Catholic Church


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04. June - 10. June 2012.

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