Home Page
news 27 Feb 14

Serbian Cartoon Show Banned Ahead of Polls

Serbian caricaturist Jovan Prokopljevic says his exhibition was abruptly pulled, apparently because of sensitivities about the March 16 elections.

Bojana Barlovac BIRN Belgrade

Talk about it!

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest News

17 Jun 14

Serbian Progressives Outspend Rivals on TV Campaign

The victorious Serbian Progressive Party spent far more on TV campaigning for the March 16 elections than any other party.

30 Apr 14

Serbian Public Sector Faces Longer Working Day

On assuming office as Prime Minister, Aleksandar Vucic warned public offiicials and MPs that they will have to work longer hours to get the economy back on track.

28 Apr 14

New Serbian PM Pledges Economic Recovery

Aleksandar Vucic was elected as the new head of the Serbian government, vowing that his main goal is economic recovery and warning that austerity measures lie ahead.

25 Apr 14

Progressive Takes Over as Mayor of Belgrade

Sinisa Mali, member of Serbia's ruling Progressive Party, who headed the interim council in the capital, has been elected new mayor of Belgrade.

24 Apr 14

Dacic Tipped For Foreign Ministry in Serbia

As the Progressives, Socialists and the Hungarian minority party prepare to sign a deal on new government, names of candidates for cabinet posts have emerged, including Ivica Dacic's as a possible Foreign Minister.

22 Apr 14

Serbian President Invites Vucic to Form Govt

Following the Progressive Party's triumph in the March 16 election, President Tomislav Nikolic has given Aleksandar Vucic, the party leader, a mandate to form a government.

21 Apr 14

Serbia Socialists Face Deadline to Join Govt

The Socialist Party has to the end of the week to take up an invitiation to join a new government in Serbia - without its pre-election partners, the Pensioners' Party and United Serbia Party.

14 Apr 14

Campaigners Demand More Women in New Serbia Govt

As talks on forming a new Serbian government continue, a group of the country's NGOs said the new cabinet should be 30 per cent female, with a female deputy prime minister.

10 Apr 14

Vucic, Tadic Agree Key Issues Facing Serbia

As talks on the new government continue, Aleksandar Vucic, leader of the ruling Progressive Party, and Boris Tadic, leader of the New Democratic Party, reached 'a significant level of agreement' at a meeting held Thursday.

08 Apr 14

Serbia Progressives Offer Hungarians Cabinet Posts

The Serbian Progressive Party has invited the main ethnic Hungarian party to join the new government, following the Progressives' Presidency meeting.

07 Apr 14

Serbian Leader Outlines Tough Reform Agenda

Aleksandar Vucic, leader of the ruling Progressive Party, said the new government will focus on drastic savings and tough reforms, however unpopular this proves with voters..

25 Mar 14

Serbian Progressives Outspend Rivals on Election

The watchdog Transparency International said that the victorious Serbian Progressive Party spent far more on election campaigning ahead of the March 16 polls than any other party.

21 Mar 14

New Belgrade Boss Awaits Progressives’ Call

Victorious Progressives have yet to decide on their candidate for mayor of the capital - but BIRN has learned that five candidates are in the running.

21 Mar 14

Serbia Democrats Turn on Leader After Poll Flop

Senior officials of the opposition Democratic Party are gathering support to topple Dragan Djilas as leader, following the party's disastrous election result.

20 Mar 14

Serbia Opposition Chiefs Resign After Poll Blows

Leaders of the Democratic Party of Serbia and the United Regions of Serbia have resigned after their parties failed to cross the threshold to enter parliament for the first time.