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Serbia court probes 3 guards for failed escape
A court in Serbia is investigating three guards suspected of helping two dangerous inmates try to escape from a high-security prison ? one of whom had been convicted of plotting to kill the nation's prime minister in 2003, an official said Friday.
Cold weather claims 16th victim in Serbia
BELGRADE -- The cold snap that has gripped Serbia has pushed the death toll to 16, Serbian Interior Ministry Emergency Situations Sector Head Predrag Mari? told B92.
Djokovic unveils wax figure of himself in Serbia
Belgrade, Feb 10 (IANS) An estimated 6,000 fans braved frigid temperatures to get a glimpse of the world's top tennis player Novak Djokovic in the central Serbian town of Jagodina where he unveiled a wax statue of himself.
Another safe house to be opened in Serbia
BELGRADE -- Serbia will soon get one more safe house. Unfortunately, family violence in 2011 was more present than before. Holcim company?s hotel complex, worth EUR 500,000, will be transformed into a Safe House for the Moravski District.
LEAD: IMF blocks credit to Serbia over excessive spending Eds: Adds revision of growth estimate, weaker currency
Belgrade (dpa) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday suspended the release of the first tranche of a 1.1-billion-dollar credit line to Serbia, saying Belgrade had failed to keep spending within the agreed limits.An IMF delegation left Belgrade without a deal after the government of Prime Minister Mirko Cvetkovic refused to budge.The government has made provisions in the 2012 budget ...
Djokovic gets wax figure in native Serbia
Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic sign autographs for fans in Jagodina, 110 kilometers (68 miles) south of Belgrade, Serbia, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012.
Tipsarevic to open for Serbia against Sweden
Ninth-ranked Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia will take on Sweden's Filip Prpic in the opening match of their Davis Cup first-round series. The draw on Thursday also pitted 22nd-ranked Viktor Troicki against Sweden's Michael Ryderstedt in the second singles match on Friday. "I like much better to play the first match," Tipsarevic said.
13 victims as extreme cold weather continues
BELGRADE -- The cold snap in Serbia has claimed 13 lives until now, Serbian Interior Ministry Emergency Situations Sector Head Predrag Mari? told Tanjug on Thursday.
Serbia urges citizens to save power in big freeze
Serbia is struggling to maintain its power system amid record low temperatures in the Balkan country and much of Europe.
Serbian Central Bank Holds Interest Rate Amid IMF Deadlock, Dinar Weakness
Serbia?s central bank kept its main interest rate on hold for the first time since September amid renewed dinar weakness and reports the government won?t come to terms with the International Monetary Fund on the 2012 budget.
Daily: Pressure on Serbia increases
BELGRADE -- It is still unknown when the Belgrade-Pri?tina talks could continue and the pressure exerted on Serbia is being increased every day, daily Politika writes.
Serbia, IMF to wrap up talks
BELGRADE -- The Serbian government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will wrap up talks on the first review of the current precautionary arrangement on Thursday.
Time ?not right? for EU enlargement
BELGRADE -- Serbia deserves the candidate status but I believe that now is not a good moment for the EU enlargement, European Parliament (EP) President Martin Schulz says.
Tadi? urges "free electricity" for poor households
CRNA TRAVA, BELGRADE -- Serbian President Boris Tadi? toured southern Serbia on Wednesday and met with representatives of local emergency teams in the municipality of Crna Trava.
Serbia: 5 Guards Jailed Over Failed Prison Break
Serbia: 5 guards suspected of helping attempted prison break by dangerous inmates
Serbian legionnaire ?wings of Soviets? may ?to Thunder? in prison
Serbian midfielder ?wings of Soviets? (Samara), Ognjen Koroman, the Russian Club are going to part ways, 21 February must be brought to justice. Koroman charged that in 2009, as a player of Crvena Zvezda Belgrade, beat the podtribunnom indoor player savi?evi? Du?ko Duki?a . According to the Serbian MEDIA, 33-year-old Koromanu faces from 1 to 8 years in prison.
2 dangerous inmates try to escape in Serbia
Police have detained five prison guards who were on duty when two convicted murderers escaped from their cells at a high-security lockup in Belgrade, including one who had taken part in the assassination of a Serbian prime minister, officials said Wednesday.
Serbia has 85 registered political parties
BELGRADE -- Two new political parties have been registered in Serbia: the Movement for Serbia's Development and the Roma Union of Serbia. This was published in the Official Gazette.
Serbia cold snap death toll rises to 12
BELGRADE -- Two more persons have died from the cold in Serbia, increasing the death toll to 12. One person died in the northern municipality of Sombor and the other in the territory of the central city of Jagodina.