Serbia begins 'unexpected' talks to join European Union

BRUSSELS, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Serbia has begun talks to join the European Union, a move Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic says is a landmark moment for his country.

Serbia begins process of applying for European Union membership

BRUSSELS, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- A Serbian delegation led by Prime Minister Ivica Dacic arrived in Brussels on Tuesday to begin negotiations on membership in the European Union.

World War II bomb weighing more than 1 ton dug up in Belgrade, Serbia

BELGRADE, Serbia, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- A large bomb dropped on Belgrade by a German bomber during World War II was removed from a downtown construction site, a Serbian government official said.
Jovanka Broz, Tito's widow, buried with military honors in Belgrade

Jovanka Broz, Tito's widow, buried with military honors in Belgrade

BELGRADE, Serbia, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Jovanka Broz, widow of late Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito, was buried next to her husband Saturday in a ceremony attended by veterans of World War II.

Jovanka Broz, widow of Marshal Tito, dies at 89

BELGRADE, Serbia, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Jovanka Broz, widow of longtime Yugoslavian President Josip Broz Tito, died Sunday after a long illness. She was 89.

Serbia move to cancel gay pride parade draws European condemnation

BELGRADE, Serbia, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- A decision to ban a gay pride parade in Belgrade over the weekend brought condemnation from European leaders even as Serbia begins its EU accession process.

Serbian PM wants gay pride parade to proceed without attacks

BELGRADE, Serbia, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- The prime minister of Serbia says the upcoming gay pride parade will help the country's standing with the European Union.

Serbia approves new, larger, cabinet after three days of debate

BELGRADE, Serbia, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- The government of Serbia has a new, larger, cabinet following three days of debate in the country's parliament, officials say.

Serbia, Kosovo PMs to meet after exchange of diplomatic envoys

BRUSSELS, June 18 (UPI) -- The prime ministers of Kosovo and Serbia were to meet Thursday in Brussels, two days after the two sides exchanged envoys in a landmark diplomatic move.

Serbian King Petar II, family, reburied in family crypt

OPLENAC, Serbia, May 26 (UPI) -- Officials in Serbia said Sunday they reburied the remains of King Petar II, his wife, Queen Aleksandra, Queen mother Marija and brother Prince Andrej.

North Kosovo Serbs protest Brussels agreement

BELGRADE, Serbia, May 10 (UPI) -- Several thousand northern Kosovo Serbs protested in Belgrade Friday against implementation a territorial agreement between Serbia and Kosovo.

Serbia, Kosovo reach agreement on normalizing relations

BRUSSELS, April 19 (UPI) -- Negotiators Friday reached agreement to normalize relations between Serbia and its former province of Kosovo, EU Foreign Minister Catherine Ashton said.

Lithuania, Serbia PMs hail breakthrough in strained relations

VILNIUS, Lithuania, April 18 (UPI) -- Lithuania has reached a breakthrough in its strained relations with Serbia as Belgrade seeks closer European Union ties, the two countries' premiers say.

South Stream Serbian pipeline section speeded up

BELGRADE, Serbia, April 12 (UPI) -- The construction of the Serbian section of the South Stream gas pipeline has been advanced.

Serb, Albanian leaders condemn bombing

MITROVICA, Kosovo, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- A bombing that injured two children in the ethnically mixed Kosovo city of Mitrovica this week brought harsh condemnations from Serbian and Albanian leaders.
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Ivica Dačić (Serbian: Ивица Дачић) (born 1 January 1966, in Prizren, SAP Kosovo, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia) is a Serbian politician. He is the leader of Socialist Party of Serbia. He is the current First Deputy Prime Minister of Serbia and Minister of Internal Affairs.

He was brought up at Žitorađa, where his family still lives.

Ivica Dačić was a presidential candidate in the Serbian presidential election, 2004 for the Socialist Party of Serbia where he finished 5th with 112,405 votes.

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