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2009-05-11 14:03:28

The European Investment Bank and the Serbia Monday signed a $330 million credit agreement to assist the nation's small and medium firms, authorities said. Along with the credit agreement, the EIB agreed to open a regional office in Serbia -- the first one outside the European Union, the Belgrade B92 Web site said. An EIB official said the bank will be ready to open its regional office as soon as Serbia officially asks for access to the EU. Since 2000 the European Investment Bank has financed...

2008-09-11 12:00:18

Text of report in English by Serbian pro-western Belgrade-based Radio B92 website, on 11 September Belgrade, 11 Sept -- Kosovo hackers have once again attacked the website of the Serbian parliament. The site was blocked for less than an hour. A Kosovo flag was put on the website with "Republic of Kosova" written above it in English. The hackers also posted a notice featuring all the other sites they had attacked, including the official site of the Serbian military. Slobodan Markovic,...

2008-09-08 15:00:37

Text of report in English by Serbian pro-western Belgrade-based Radio B92 website, on 8 September Belgrade, 8 September: Almost three in four Serbs believe that information presented by the media is controlled in some way. At the same time, about a half of the population believes that political pressure is the main source of limited freedom of the media, according to results of a recent survey conducted by the Strategic Marketing agency. The negatives stance is a result of "the strong...

2008-07-29 12:01:04

Text of report in English by Serbian pro-western Belgrade-based Radio B92 website, on 29 July Belgrade, 29 July: A media association yesterday criticized a decision to allow the state unlimited access to private internet data.The Association of Independent Electronic Media (ANEM) strongly condemned the document, dubbed, "Technical conditions for sub- systems, equipment and installations of internet networks", adopted by the Management Board of the Republic Telecommunications Agency, RATEL,...

2008-07-28 15:00:31

Text of report in English by Serbian pro-western Belgrade-based Radio B92 website, on 28 July Belgrade, 28 July: A state agency in charge of telecommunications will make ISPs submit their users' private data, it has emerged. The Republic Agency for Telecommunications, RATEL, on 11 July adopted a rulebook that forces internet providers to submit such details as users' e-mails and browsing history to police, with the aim of fighting cyber crime and terrorism in the country and abroad....

2008-07-28 06:00:31

Text of report by Serbian pro-western Belgrade-based Radio B92 website, Belgrade, 27 July: Radovan Karadzic's brother Luka Karadzic today confirmed for B92 that an extradition appeal has been filed on Friday [25 July]. The appeal is contesting the Serbian authorities' decision to extradite the former political leader of the Bosnian Serbs to the Hague tribunal. Luka Karadzic and lawyer Svetozar Vujacic today visited Radovan Karadzic, accused of war crimes, in detention in Belgrade, where...

2008-07-22 12:00:49

Text of report in English by Serbian pro-western Belgrade-based Radio B92 website, on 21 July Belgrade, 21 July: The government today approved the privatization of JAT Airways, a statement from the cabinet's press office said. Minister of Economy and Regional Development Mladjan Dinkic said in his interview to [Serbian state news agency] Tanjug last week that the starting price at the tender will be lower than the initially planned 150m euros, "as all airlines in the world are suffering the...


Word of the Day
jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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