Rasim Ljajic

thumbnailSerbia seeks to defuse tensions in Sandzak
2014-10-23Extremist statements have authorities concerned about ethnic strife.
thumbnailCountries co-operate to form Balkan roaming-free zone
2014-09-16Experts praise the recent agreement to end high roaming charges for cell phone users next year.
thumbnailRegion enjoying profits and growth from tourism
2014-07-30Governments are making investments in the tourism industry, with many seeing immediate results.
thumbnailEU pledges to assist Serbia's accession process
2014-05-16The government will tackle three fundamental accession tasks: reforms, economic measures and normalising relations with Pristina.
thumbnailUnder Vucic, Serbia to focus on EU and reforms
2014-04-24Aleksandar Vucic said his cabinet's priorities will be the continuation of European integration and judicial and economic reforms.
thumbnailSerbs in Crimea send 'false message,' experts and citizens say
2014-03-24A group of extremists who have joined the Russian paramilitary forces in Crimea do not represent the state, experts tell SETimes.
thumbnailIslamic extremists threaten regional security with false messages
2014-02-10By showing intolerance and readiness to commit terrorist acts, radical Muslims are defacing the Islamic religion, experts say.
thumbnailBalkan countries create deterrent for citizens fighting in Syria
2014-01-21The return of radicalised fighters from Syria and the threat of new recruits have prompted amendments and new laws in at least three countries.
thumbnailSerbia's ICTY co-operation removes EU accession obstacle
2013-12-17ICTY Chief Prosecutor Serge Brammertz delivered a positive assessment of Serbia's co-operation with the tribunal, opening the doors of European integration to Belgrade.
thumbnailEU calls for joint efforts to increase control on combatants returning from Syria
2013-12-13Balkan states are strengthening security measures and adopting new sanctions to control the movement of their citizens fighting in Syria.
thumbnailSerbia, Croatia prepare for genocide trial
2013-12-10Two decades after the regional conflicts, Croatia and Serbia are asking the Hague International Court of Justice to answer the question: Who is to blame for all the suffering and destruction?
thumbnailTelekom Srbija privatisation gets interest from Turkey
2013-08-21Companies also are looking at investments in energy, infrastructure, housing, retail and hotels. Also in business news: Kosovo seeks to join the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline.
thumbnailBiH, Serbia working on trade issues with Croatia
2013-08-15EU proposes that Croatia, Serbia and BiH continue "traditional trade flows."
thumbnailStudy seeks accountability from Serbian officials
2013-08-01A Belgrade research organisation examines the government's words and actions during its first year in office.
thumbnailBorder agreement adds to Kosovo coffers
2013-07-26Kosovo has lost millions of euros in the last 10 years because of not being able to collect border police insurance and taxes on goods entering its border crossings with Serbia.
thumbnailTurkey, Serbia and BiH expand economic and political co-operation
2013-05-22Turkey, Serbia and BiH are building on political and economic relations to expand peace, stability and co-operation in the Balkans.
thumbnailCoca-Cola sets up operations in Bulgaria
2013-04-17The soft drink company's move will employ 150. Also in business news: Vodaphone will transfer its main regional operations to Romania, and Serbia, BiH and Turkey plan to boost economic co-operation.
thumbnailSerbia is on the right track, experts say
2013-02-22Belgrade is making progress on the country's most significant challenges.
thumbnailBalkan parties struggle with multi-ethnic membership
2012-12-03Single ethnicity parties dominate the Balkan political scene, representing a history of inter-ethnic conflicts that left behind a lack of trust between different groups.
thumbnailKosovo and Serbia turn attention to energy
2012-12-01Pristina seeks an agreement on control of energy assets in northern Kosovo.
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