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Romanian Presidential Candidate Urges 'Bulgarian' Tax Collection Rate

Teodor Mele?canu, an independent candidate running to become Romania's President, said Monday his country should aspire to achieve the tax collection rate of Bulgaria.

World » Southeast Europe | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 09:56 | Viewed: 896

Petrom, ExxonMobil Start Drilling at New Romanian Offshore Prospect  

Romania’s OMV Petrom and US oil giant ExxonMobil have started drilling at a third exploration well in the Neptun Block off the Romanian Black Sea coast, Petrom said on Monday.

World » Southeast Europe | October 27, 2014, Monday // 14:08 | Viewed: 1491

Southeast Europe Stock Exchanges Launch Procurement for IT Platform

SEE Link, a joint-stock company established by the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE), the Macedonian Stock Exchange (MSE), and the Zagreb Stock Exchange (ZSE), is to launcha procurement procedure for an IT platform (ITP) which would facilitate order-routing.

World » Southeast Europe | October 27, 2014, Monday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1231

Turkey Adopts Tough Measures Against Violation of Public Order

Protesters covering their faces in Turkey will be arrested, and using Molotov cocktails will be considered equal to bombing, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has announced.

World » Southeast Europe | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 13:46 | Viewed: 1263

First Albanian PM Visit to Serbia in 70 Years Postponed

A trip of Albania's Prime Minister Edi Rama to Serbian capital Belgrade was put off for November after Rama spoke to Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic, officials say.

World » Southeast Europe | October 20, 2014, Monday // 17:18 | Viewed: 1576

Chinese Corporation to Build Romanian Nuclear Reactors

China Cheneral Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) has been selected as the investor to develop two units at the Cernavoda NPP, the Romanian state-owned energy utility Nuclearelectrica has said.

World » Southeast Europe | October 20, 2014, Monday // 14:45 | Viewed: 953

Patient with Ebola Symptoms Hospitalized in Kosovo's Capital

A patient showing symptoms of Ebola was taken to a hospital in Kosovo's capital Pristina, a local TV channel says.

World » Southeast Europe | October 17, 2014, Friday // 12:23 | Viewed: 2274

Greece Plans Extra LNG Imports in Case of Cut in Russian Gas Supplies

Greece is in talks over extra imports of liquefied natural gas from Algeria to avert possible shortages in case of a cut in Russian gas supplies, a senior Greek official has said.

World » Southeast Europe | October 17, 2014, Friday // 11:00 | Viewed: 1307

Putin Promises Jobs, Boost in Trade, Investment to Serbia

Exports and Russian investment could give a strong push to the Serbian economy, Russia's President Vladimir Putin said in a press conference with Serbian PM Aleksandar Vucic.

World » Southeast Europe | October 17, 2014, Friday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1818

Romanian President Says PM 'Was Secret Agent'

Romania's President Traian Basescu accused Prime Minister Victor Ponta of working for the the country's secret services between 1997 and 2001.

World » Southeast Europe | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 15:41 | Viewed: 1292

Bosnia Votes for Parliament, President amid Rising Tensions

Voters in Bosnia-Herzegovina are heading to the polls on Sunday in a period of growing social tensions, ethnic disputes and corruption thwarting any EU accession effort.

World » Southeast Europe | October 12, 2014, Sunday // 11:34 | Viewed: 1062

Ebola Increasingly Unlikely Cause of British Man’s Death in Skopje

It is increasingly unlikely Ebola virus had caused the death of a British national in Macedonia, Macedonian news agency MIA reported on Saturday.

World » Southeast Europe | October 11, 2014, Saturday // 16:05 | Viewed: 2107

Greece’s Governing Coalition Wins Confidence Vote

Greece's Conservative-Socialist governing coalition won a confidence vote early on Saturday, thus avoiding early elections for the time being.

World » Southeast Europe | October 11, 2014, Saturday // 11:57 | Viewed: 1068

British Victim of Ebola in Macedonia Was Most Likely False Alarm

Macedonia’s Health Ministry has not confirmed a case of a death caused by the Ebola virus disease in the country.

World » Southeast Europe | October 10, 2014, Friday // 11:28 | Viewed: 1276

British Man Dies in Skopje of Suspected Ebola -Report

A British man national has died in Macedonia of suspected Ebola.

World » Southeast Europe | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 21:06 | Viewed: 1893

Up to Twelve 'Dead' in Turkey after Kurds, Police Clash

Demonstrations held in various Turkish townds and cities claimed at least 12 lives on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 08:47 | Viewed: 943

Serbia To Sell Tanjug News Agency

Serbia offered for sale its national news agency Tanjug without setting a minimum price on Friday as part of a privatization drive aimed at cutting budget deficit.

World » Southeast Europe | October 3, 2014, Friday // 20:06 | Viewed: 1484

Romania's Presidential Vote Campaign Kicks Off

The campaign for the first round presidential elections due to be held on November 2 in Romania began Friday.

World » Southeast Europe | October 3, 2014, Friday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1785

Turkey Overwhelmingly Approves Iraq-Syria Motion

MPs in Turkey have passed a bill allowing the country's army to carry out operations against Sunni militant group Islamic State (IS) outside the country.

World » Southeast Europe | October 3, 2014, Friday // 08:27 | Viewed: 840

Turkish MPs to Decide on Green Light to Syria, Iraq Intervention

Parliament in Turkey is expected to discuss and vote on an authorization to send troops against Islamic State (IS) fighters.

World » Southeast Europe | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 10:22 | Viewed: 1199

EU-IMF Troika Returs to Greece for Final Audit

Experts of the so-called "Troika" of international lenders are set to visit Greece for what could turn into the country's early exit from the bailout program.

World » Southeast Europe | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 07:57 | Viewed: 980
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