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Serbia to Launch Tender for Privatization of Telekom Srbija in early 2015

A tender for the privatization of the state-owned Telekom Srbija will be announced at the beginning of 2015, according to state-owned broadcaster Radio-Television Serbia (RTS).

World » Southeast Europe | December 12, 2014, Friday // 19:34 | Viewed: 1551

Gunfire near Israel's Embassy in Athens

Greek police are looking into a shooting near the Israeli embassy in the Greek capital Athens.

World » Southeast Europe | December 12, 2014, Friday // 10:36 | Viewed: 1639

TAP Gas Project's Capacity 'to be Doubled'

Shareholders in the Trans Adriatic Pipeline designed to carry gas from Azerbaijan to Europe via Turkey and Greece, are working to double its capacity, a Greek daily reports.

World » Southeast Europe | December 12, 2014, Friday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1822

Turkish President Intends to Chair Meetings of Cabinet in 2015

Turkish President Recep Erdogan will begin chairing the meetings of the government next year.

World » Southeast Europe | December 12, 2014, Friday // 10:03 | Viewed: 1099

Romania's Constanta To Attract Tourists With New Natural Science Museum

Romania's Black Sea city of Constanta is seeking to attract tourists with a new large natural science museum complex, reports archdaily.

World » Southeast Europe | December 11, 2014, Thursday // 12:14 | Viewed: 1683

Turkish Stream to Replace South Stream Gas Pipeline- Erdogan

The new gas pipeline which may replace the South Stream gas pipeline may be called “Turkish Stream”, according to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

World » Southeast Europe | December 11, 2014, Thursday // 10:39 | Viewed: 4803

EUR 115 B Left Greece During Crisis

Capital amounting to EUR 115 B “ran away” from Greek banks between the end of 2009 and June 2012, shows a study of the Greek national bank, quoted by Money.

World » Southeast Europe | December 9, 2014, Tuesday // 15:26 | Viewed: 873

Greek MPs to Vote for New President Earlier than Planned

The Greek government has decided that Parliament will have a vote on the new head of state two months earlier.

World » Southeast Europe | December 9, 2014, Tuesday // 07:55 | Viewed: 705

Greek Parliament Approves 2015 Budget

The Greek Parliament approved the budget for 2015 in a vote early on Monday, following a five-day debate.

World » Southeast Europe | December 8, 2014, Monday // 11:59 | Viewed: 926

Macedonia Unveils Proposal for New Coat of Arms

Macedonia's cabinet has put forward a proposal for a new state emblem set to replace the one Skopje has had for the past twenty-two years.

World » Southeast Europe | December 6, 2014, Saturday // 12:30 | Viewed: 3724

Serbia to Study Alternative Gas Supply Options After Russia Drops South Stream

Russia’s decision to abandon the South Stream pipeline project is a problem for Serbia which is forcing Belgrade is going to study alternative options to ensure its gas supplies,  Serbian Deputy PM Zorana Mihajlovic said on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | December 3, 2014, Wednesday // 07:38 | Viewed: 1332

Junior Partner Leaves Romania Govt Coalition, PM Vows to Carry On

UDMR ethnic Hungarian party, a junior partner in Romania’s government coalition, has decided to leave it following the defeat of Social Democrat Prime Minister Victor Ponta in presidential elections.

World » Southeast Europe | November 28, 2014, Friday // 18:41 | Viewed: 1226

Croatian PM Cancels Visit to Serbia Over Freeing of War Crimes Suspect

Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic canceled a visit to Serbia, following the release of former leader of the Serbian Radical Party Vojislav Seselj from the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY).

World » Southeast Europe | November 28, 2014, Friday // 16:59 | Viewed: 1269

Head of Lukoil Romania Refinery Charged with Tax Evasion, Money Laundering

Andrey Bogdanov, Petrotel Lukoil's chief executive, has been charged with tax evasion and money laundering worth an estimated EUR 230 M.

World » Southeast Europe | November 28, 2014, Friday // 14:25 | Viewed: 3836

General Strike Halts Services Across Greece

A 24-hour general strike has paralysed Greece in protest against further austerity measures demanded by the country’s international lenders.

World » Southeast Europe | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 10:47 | Viewed: 723

Turkey 'in Talks' with Westinghouse on Third NPP

Turkey has begun preliminary talks with US-based Westinghouse Electric Company on the construction of a third nuclear plant in the country.

World » Southeast Europe | November 25, 2014, Tuesday // 20:43 | Viewed: 1314

Turkey President Says Women Not Equal to Men

"You cannot bring women and men into equal positions, that is against nature because their nature is different," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said.

World » Southeast Europe | November 24, 2014, Monday // 16:58 | Viewed: 1672

5.4-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Romania’s Vrancea

An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale was registered at 9.15 pm on Saturday in Romania’s eastern county of Vrancea.

World » Southeast Europe | November 23, 2014, Sunday // 10:32 | Viewed: 1354

Serbia Strikes USD 1.2 B Loan Deal With IMF

Serbia has reached an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on a 36-month USD 1.2 B precautionary standby arrangement.

World » Southeast Europe | November 21, 2014, Friday // 07:54 | Viewed: 718

EBRD Acquires Stake in Bucharest Bourse

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has acquired a 4.99% stake in the Bucharest Stock Exchange to back Romania’s efforts to strengthen its capital markets.

World » Southeast Europe | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 13:48 | Viewed: 889

Serbia's EU Membership Tied to Sanctions on Russia - Commissioner

EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn said on Thursday Belgrade would have to join EU sanctions against Moscow if it wants to be part of the European Union.

World » Southeast Europe | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1418
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