Σάββατο, 30 Απριλίου 2011

PL brewery fails to make decision on Agrokor's bid

tportal.hr
MERCATOR
29.04.2011 20:27

Author: Radio.net
The Supervisory Board of the Slovenian Pivovarna Lasko (PL) brewery on Friday failed to make a decision on the sale of the company's 23.34 percent stake in the country's biggest retail chain Mercator, PL officials confirmed after a session of the PL Supervisory Board....more...
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Kostovic against unselective cooperation with ICTY

tportal.hr
CROATIA-ICTY
29.04.2011 12:26

Author: Radio.net
Ivica Kostovic, a former head of the cabinet of the first Croatian President Franjo Tudjman and a member of the commission for dealing with documents after Tudjman's death, told the Croatian national broadcaster (HTV) on Thursday evening that the constitutional law on cooperation with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia committed the country to cooperation with that UN tribunal but he stressed that cooperation should not be unselective and that procedure had to be respected....more..
read more: tportal.hr

Population census completed in Croatia

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Central Bureau of Statistics:

29.04.2011 11:05

Author: Radio.net
Enumerators finished carrying out a population census in Croatia which lasted over the last four weeks, the Central Bureau of Statistics (DZS) reported on Thursday evening....more...
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http://daily.tportal.hr/125094/Population-census-completed-in-Croatia.html

Parl't speaker Bebic to receive hunger-striking veterans

tportal.hr
ICTY VERDICT
29.04.2011 00:55

Author: Radio.net
A group of war veterans, who started a hunger strike in downtown Zagreb last Tuesday in protest against the verdict of the Hague war crimes tribunal against Croatian generals Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac, will be received by Parliament Speaker Luka Bebic at 0930 hours Friday, it was announced on Thursday....more...
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'No one has been convicted for war crimes after Operation Storm'

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Croatian Helsinki Committee:

27.04.2011 18:16

Author: Radio.net
The Croatian Helsinki Committee for Human Rights (HHO) issued a press release on Wednesday contesting the statement by the Office of the Chief State Prosecutor (DORH) that 3,728 identified perpetrators had been prosecuted for crimes committed during and in the wake of the 1995 Croatian army and police operation "Storm" and 2,380 had been convicted,...more...
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Sisak prosecutor's office investigating war crime in Dvor

tportal.hr
WAR CRIMES
27.04.2011 15:49

Author: Radio.net
The Sisak County Prosecutor's Office has said that it has requested a police investigation into a grave war crime committed in Dvor in 1995, but that the identity of the perpetrators, who at the time killed a man and his wife and ten mentally handicapped people, is still not known....more...
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http://daily.tportal.hr/124711/Sisak-prosecutor-s-office-investigating-war-crime-in-Dvor.html

Serbian prosecution launches investigation into war crime in Dvor

tportal.hr
WAR CRIMES
27.04.2011 15:59

Author: Radio.net
Serbia's Deputy War Crimes Prosecutor Bruno Vekaric, who is also spokesman for the Office of the War Crimes Prosecutor, said on Wednesday that following a recent statement by a Danish soldier about the killing of civilians in Dvor, Croatia, the Office had launched an investigation into the case....more...
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Veterans demand investigation of relocation of Serb civilians

tportal.hr
OPERATION STORM
27.04.2011 18:06

Author: Radio.net
The association of war veterans of Croatian guards brigades on Wednesday asked the Chief Public Prosecutor's Office to investigate the circumstances surrounding the relocation of Serb civilians from previously occupied areas of Croatia during Operation Storm in the summer of 1995, saying that an investigation could help Croatian generals Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac in appellate proceedings before the UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague and could also help refute the allegation of a joint criminal enterprise....more...
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Croatian Americans protest against ICTY verdict

tportal.hr
ICTY VERDICT
28.04.2011 10:55

Author: Radio.net
Over 500 Croats living in the New York area have protested outside the United Nations headquarters against unfair verdicts by the UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague against Croatian generals Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac, the Croatian Chronicle Network reported on its website on Wednesday....more...
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MOL says has purchased INA shares from private investors

tportal.hr
MOL - INA
28.04.2011 15:18
Author: Radio.net
Hungary's MOL Group issued a statement on Thursday saying it had purchased shares of the Croatian oil and gas group INA from private investors whenever the conditions met MOL's investment criteria. As regards its stake in INA, it said it had not yet reached a level that would have required it to make any stock exchange announcements....more...
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http://daily.tportal.hr/124943/MOL-says-has-purchased-INA-shares-from-private-investors.html

Slovenian PM says didn't block Agrokor's investment

tportal.hr
MERCATOR
28.04.2011 16:28

Author: Radio.net
Slovenian Prime Minister Borut Pahor has said that neither he nor his ministers had anything to do with the decision of the government's office for market competition blocking the sale of shares in the Mercator retail chain held by the Pivovarna Lasko (PL) brewery, or with decisions of other co-owners of Mercator, including leading domestic banks....more...
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Europe Week to be observed in Croatia on May 2-10

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EU days

28.04.2011 15:28

Author: Radio.net
The State Secretary for European Integration at the Croatian Foreign Affairs Ministry, Andrej Plenkovic, and the head of the Delegation of the European Union to Croatia, Ambassador Paul Vandoren, in Zagreb on Thursday presented a programme of events marking Europe Week which will be observed across Croatia between 2 and 10 May, the Croatian Foreign Ministry said in a statement....more...
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Josipovic lights candle on Racan's grave

tportal.hr

Anniversary

28.04.2011 11:08

Author: Radio.net
President Ivo Josipovic lit a candle and laid a bouquet of flowers on the grave of Social Democratic Party (SDP) leader Ivica Racan in Mirogoj Cemetery in Zagreb on Thursday to mark the fourth anniversary of his death....more...
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HANFA suspends trading in INA shares until May 6

tportal.hr
INA
28.04.2011 11:54

Author: Radio.net
The Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Agency (HANFA) on Thursday ordered the suspension of trading in the shares of the INA oil and gas group until the close of the trading day on May 6, the Zagreb Stock Exchange said....more...
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http://daily.tportal.hr/124869/HANFA-suspends-trading-in-INA-shares-until-May-6.html

Trade unions plan no May Day march this year

tportal.hr
MAY DAY
28.04.2011 14:59

Author: Radio.net
Croatian trade union federations will not organise a traditional May Day protest march from Zagreb's main square Trg Bana Jelacica to Maksimir Park this year fearing that it might be used by political parties for electioneering purposes....more...
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http://daily.tportal.hr/124932/Trade-unions-plan-no-May-Day-march-this-year.html

Mesic: I didn't give transcripts to The Hague

tportal.hr

Transcripts

28.04.2011 09:31

Author: Radio.net
Former President Stjepan Mesic said in a television interview on Wednesday evening that he had not handed over the transcripts of meetings involving Croatia's wartime leadership to the Hague tribunal and that it had not been his duty....more...
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http://daily.tportal.hr/124821/Mesic-I-didn-t-give-transcripts-to-The-Hague.html

Serbia, Croatia Launch Probes Into 1995 Killing

balkan insight
27 Apr 2011 / 18:18
Both Serbia and Croatia have announced probes into the killing of civilians in Dvor, Croatia in 1995, following a recent statement by a Danish soldier about the incident.
Daily.tportal.hr, B92
In an interview for B92, Bruno Vekaric said that information regarding the alleged killing of nine Serb civilians in Dvor, Croatia in 1995 had prompted Serbia's Office of the War Crimes Prosecutor to open an investigation into the case.
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http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/serbia-croatia-launch-probes-into-1995-killing

Serbian Opposition Files Charges Over Telekom Sale

balkan insight
27 Apr 2011 / 16:39
The opposition Serbian Progressive Party, SNS, on Wednesday filed charges against Prime Minister Mirko Cvetkovic over the ongoing efforts to sell Telekom Serbia.
Tanjug, B92


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http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/serbian-opposition-files-charges-over-telekom-sale
The charges, filed to the Higher Prosecution in Belgrade, allege that Cvetkovic and other members of the government's negotiating team abused their offices during the tender for Serbia's state-owned telecoms company....more...

Balkan Royals Prepare for Britain's Royal Wedding

balkan insight
27 Apr 2011 / 15:58
Balkan royal families are readying their best outfits as they prepare to travel to London for the wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton on Friday.
Several members of the former ruling royal families from the Balkans are attending the royal wedding in London's Westminster Abbey, led off by the ex-kings of Romania and Greece, Michael and Constantine...more..
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http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/balkan-royals-prepare-for-prince-william-s-wedding

Croats Rally at UN Against Gotovina Verdict

balkan insight
27 Apr 2011 / 15:20
About 200 members of the Croat diaspora in the U.S. staged a protest dubbed “Free Generals Gotovina and Markac” in front of the UN headquarters in New York on Tuesday.
Tanjug, B92


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http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/croats-rally-in-new-york-against-gotovina-verdict
The protesters said they are convinced that the rally was the right way to help the Croat generals....more...

Saric's 'Close Associate' Arrested in Bosnia

balkan insight
27 Apr 2011 / 13:02
Copic, 45, a businessman who lives and works in Banja Luka, was arrested late Tuesday night on suspicion that he laundered money from Darko Saric, a fugitive who has been indicted by Serbia on charges of smuggling more than two tons of cocaine from South America to Europe....more...
Police from Republika Srpska have announced that they have arrested Zoran Copic, reportedly a close associate of suspected drug smuggler Darko Saric.
Drazen Remikovic

Banja Luka

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http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/saric-s-closest-associate-arrested-in-bosnia

Signing of social agreement on Friday, minister announces

b92.net
Politics

Thursday 28.04.2011
16:04
Source: Tanjug

BELGRADE -- Social agreement between unions, employers and the government on specific anti-crisis measures will be signed on Friday, Labor Minister Rasim Ljajić has stated. ...more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=28&nav_id=74055

Parliamentary majority “slim but stable”

b92.net
Politics

Thursday 28.04.2011
10:12
Source: Danas, Tanjug

BELGRADE -- Serbian parliament Speaker Slavica Đukić Dejanović says that as long as there is a parliamentary majority, it will decide when elections will be held. ...more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=28&nav_id=74041

PM: Serbia has no new policy on Kosovo

b92.net
Politics

Thursday 28.04.2011
09:19
Source: Tanjug

BELGRADE -- Serbian Prime Minister Mirko Cvetkovic stated on Wednesday that Belgrade does not have a new policy on the Kosovo issue. ...more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=28&nav_id=74039

No neo-Ottoman policy in Balkans, Turkish FM says

b92.net
Politics

Thursday 28.04.2011
11:36
Source: Tanjug

BELGRADE -- Turkey's FM Ahmet Davutoglu says Serbia and Turkey are the key countries in the region and denied allegations of running a neo-Ottoman policy in the Balkans. ...more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=28&nav_id=74044

“Serbia wants independent organ trade investigation”

b92.net
Crime & War crimes

Thursday 28.04.2011
09:41
Source: Tanjug

MOSCOW -- Serbia wants an independent investigation into human organ trafficking in Kosovo, Serbian Deputy War Crimes Prosecutor Bruno Vekaric told Voice of Russia radio. ...more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/crimes-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=28&nav_id=74040

Serbian deputy PM thanks Greece for support

b92.net
Politics

Thursday 28.04.2011
16:23
Source: Tanjug

ATHENS, BELGRADE -- Serbia's Deputy PM and Interior Minister Ivica Dačić thanked Thursday in Athens the Greek government for its support to Serbia's endeavors for EU integration. ...more....
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=28&nav_id=74056

RS president on trilateral summit, RS referendum

b92.net
Region

Thursday 28.04.2011
12:45
Source: B92

BELGRADE -- Republic of Srpska (RS) President Milorad Dodik has stated that Turkey tried to improve the impression that it is “unilaterally” present in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Dodik also stressed that Serbia should not interfere with Bosnia-Herzegovina’s political situation. ...more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/region-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=28&nav_id=74046

EULEX to Belgrade, Priština: Refrain from provocations

b92.net
Politics

Thursday 28.04.2011
13:55
Source: Tanjug

PRIŠTINA -- EULEX calls on officials from Belgrade and Priština to refrain from any acts that could be taken as provocations, EULEX Spokeswoman Irina Gudeljević said.. ...more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=28&nav_id=74050

MPs to continue asking questions in parliament

b92.net
Politics

Thursday 28.04.2011
09:16
Source: Tanjug

BELGRADE -- Serbian MPs will continue asking questions to government members Thursday and will vote on the bills on the agenda of the third spring session on May 5. ...more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=28&nav_id=74038

Daily: No EU without agreement with Priština

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Politics

Thursday 28.04.2011
13:03
Source: Blic

BELGRADE -- Serbia will not get a green light for EU negotiations until its European partners are convinced it will reach an agreement with Priština, daily Blic writes. ...more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=28&nav_id=74047

Austrian MEP wants to run EU delegation in Kosovo

b92.net
Politics

Thursday 28.04.2011
10:36
Source: Tanjug

VIENNA -- Austrian MEP Ulrike Lunacek is interested in running the EU delegation in Kosovo....more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=28&nav_id=74043

Tennis star gets highest Church accolade

b92.net
Society

Thursday 28.04.2011
15:18
Source: Tanjug

BELGRADE -- Serbian Patriarch Irinej handed the Order of Saint Sava of the first degree to Serbia's best tennis player Novak Đoković on Thursday.
This is the highest reward that the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) can give to civilian citizens for good deeds and commitment to the faith. ...more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/society-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=28&nav_id=74054

Serbia has first African-born MUP employee

b92.net
Society

Thursday 28.04.2011
15:00
Source: VIP

BELGRADE -- Interior Minister Ivica Dačić handed a decision on employment to the first member of the Interior Ministry (MUP) that was not born in Serbia....more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/society-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=28&nav_id=74052

Japan abolishes visas for Serbians

b92.net
Politics

Thursday 28.04.2011
15:02
Source: VIP

BELGRADE -- Japan will abolish short-term visas of up to 90 days for Serbian citizens starting May 1....more....
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=28&nav_id=74053

Bulgaria: Increased radiation in plant reactor

b92.net
Region

Thursday 28.04.2011
10:15 
Source: Tanjug

SOFIA -- Reactor five of Bulgaria's nuclear power plant Kozloduy was temporarily shut down due to the increased radiation level measured in it, the plant operators say.  ...more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/region-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=28&nav_id=74042

Παρασκευή, 29 Απριλίου 2011

Documenta: Croatia still carrying the burden of war crimes

tportal.hr
WAR CRIMES PROSECUTION
28.04.2011 16:55

Author: Radio.net
Croatia is still carrying the burden of war crimes that have not been prosecuted, and war crimes trials last long, it was said at a round table discussion on the prosecution of war crimes, organised in Zagreb on Thursday by Documenta, a nongovernmental organisation which supports efforts to deal with the past in the region....more...
read more: tportal.hr
http://daily.tportal.hr/124973/Round-panel-debate-on-war-crimes-prosecution-held.html

Josipovic: Discussions about transcripts irrelevant

tportal.hr
TUDJMAN TRANSCRIPTS
28.04.2011 16:40

Author: Radio.net
Asked to comment on current debates concerning the authenticity of transcripts from the Office of the President, Croatian President Ivo Josipovic reiterated on Thursday that since 1996 it had been the obligation of all to cooperate with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY)....more...
read more: tportal.hr
http://daily.tportal.hr/124968/Josipovic-Discussions-about-transcripts-irrelevant.html

PM says did not mention launching investigation into transcripts

tportal.hr
TUDJMAN TRANSCRIPTS
28.04.2011 21:54

Author: Radio.net
Croatian Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor said on Thursday she had never mentioned launching an investigation into transcripts from the Office of the President because the government did not plan to launch an investigation, adding that what she said was that she would request a report on the work of the government's office for cooperation with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY)....more...
read more: tportal.hr
http://daily.tportal.hr/125024/PM-says-did-not-mention-launching-investigation-into-transcripts.html

PM, ministers field questions on Kosovo, Telekom

b92.net
Politics

Wednesday 27.04.2011
15:17
Source: B92, Tanjug

BELGRADE -- The sale of Telekom Srbija and the state policy on Kosovo dominate the agenda today as the Serbian parliament meets in Belgrade.
The session on Wednesday is dedicated to MP questions.
Prime Minister Mirko Cvetković addressed MPs to saythat the government did not consider it necessary that companies such as Telekom Srbija should be funding budget needs in the long run, but rather that their profits should be reinvested so that the resource could be used for further development. ...more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=27&nav_id=74018

FM travels to Brazil, Deputy PM to Greece

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Politics

Wednesday 27.04.2011
09:28
Source: Tanjug

BELGRADE -- Serbia's Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremić will start a two-day visit to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where is to attend the World Economic Forum on Latin America. ...more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=27&nav_id=74017

Trilateral meeting participants on Sandžak

b92.net
Politics

Wednesday 27.04.2011
11:03
Source: Tanjug

KARAĐORĐEVO -- Serbian, Bosnian and Turkish leaders who met yesterday addressed the issue of Serbia's southwestern area of Sandžak, which is home to a large Muslim population.
The region spreads in three countries: Serbia, Montenegro, and Bosnia, while in Serbia it coincides with the administrative District of Raška....more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=27&nav_id=74024

Succession meeting postponed at Serbia's request

b92.net
Politics

Wednesday 27.04.2011
09:51
Source: Beta

BELGRADE -- A meeting between the successor states of the former Yugoslavia scheduled for today has been postponed at Serbia's request, Beta news agency reports....more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=27&nav_id=74019

Trilateral summit sparks opposing reactions

b92.net
Politics

Wednesday 27.04.2011
11:52
Source: B92, Tanjug, VIP

BELGRADE -- The conclusions from trilateral summit between Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Turkey have sparked different reactions.
Republic of Srpska (RS) President Milorad Dodik was not particularly impressed with the meeting, while Islamic Community in Serbia Chief Mufti Muamer Zukorlić was satisfied. ...more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=27&nav_id=74026

Death toll lower from traffic accidents in Serbia

b92.net
Society

Wednesday 27.04.2011
14:33
Source: Tanjug

BELGRADE -- Interior Minister Ivica Dačić says the number of traffic accidents fell by 17,141 since the introduction of the country's new Road Traffic Safety Law....more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/society-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=27&nav_id=74032

Opposition party sues govt. over Telekom

b92.net
Politics

Wednesday 27.04.2011
14:03
Source: Beta, Tanjug

BELGRADE -- The Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) Wednesday filed charges against Serbia's PM Mirko Cvetković and members of the negotiating team for the sale of Telekom.
The charges, filed to the Higher Prosecution in Belgrade, allege their abuse of office during the procedure of sale of Telekom Srbija. ...more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=27&nav_id=74031 

Serbia invested USD 18bn in Kosovo, minister says

b92.net
Business & Economy

Wednesday 27.04.2011
16:57
Source: Beta, Tanjug

BELGRADE -- Serbian Minister for Kosovo Goran Bogdanović says that Serbia has invested about USD 18bn in Kosovo in the past three decades.
He added that Serbia is the rightful owner of former state-owned companies in Kosovo. ..more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/business-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=27&nav_id=74037

EULEX "refusing to seize Serbian plates"

b92.net
Politics

Wednesday 27.04.2011
13:01
Source: Tanjug

PRIŠTINA -- The EU Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) has refused the request to confiscate vehicle registration plates for Kosovo that were issued by Serbia, says Bajram Rexhepi....more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=27&nav_id=74029

Minister denies MUP wiretapping scandal

b92.net
Politics

Wednesday 27.04.2011
10:59
Source: Blic, VIP

BELGRADE -- Interior Minister Ivica Dačić has denied media reports that MUP Gendarmerie Commander Bratislav Dikić had wiretapped the phones of his closest associates....more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=27&nav_id=74022

"Serbia impatient, opening issue of northern Kosovo"

b92.net
Politics

Wednesday 27.04.2011
11:16
Source: VIP

PRIŠTINA -- "Serbia is slowly losing patience in its technical negotiations with Priština," says an Albanian language daily published in Priština....more...
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http://www.b92.net/eng/news/politics-article.php?yyyy=2011&mm=04&dd=27&nav_id=74025