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Croatia’s Incumbent President Josipovic to Face Challenger Kitarovic in Run-off

Croatia’s incumbent head of state Ivo Josipovic and his main challenger, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, will face each other in a run-off presidential vote on 11 January 2015, an exit poll showed on Sunday.

World » Southeast Europe | December 28, 2014, Sunday // 21:53 | Viewed: 1330

Croatia Voting for President Amid Economic Crisis

Croatia started voting for president on Sunday with incumbent Ivo Josipovic tipped as the frontrunner.

World » Southeast Europe | December 28, 2014, Sunday // 13:31 | Viewed: 2025

Greece’s MPs Fail to Elect President in Second Vote

The second of three attempts by Greece's parliament to approve the Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ nominee for president has failed, sending the country a step closer to early general elections.

World » Southeast Europe | December 23, 2014, Tuesday // 16:28 | Viewed: 1180

Greek Parliament to Hold Presidential Vote for 2nd Time

Lawmakers in Greece are to make on Tuesday a second attempt at electing the country's new President.

World » Southeast Europe | December 23, 2014, Tuesday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1004

Klaus Iohannis: Romania Should Stun World with Transformation

Romanians should say in five years that their country is the one which stunned the world with its transformation and reconstruction, the new President Klaus Iohannis has said.

World » Southeast Europe | December 22, 2014, Monday // 08:38 | Viewed: 2440

Greek Parliament Fails to Elect President in First Round

The Greek Parliament failed to elect the country's President at the first round of voting on Wednesday.

World » Southeast Europe | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 09:16 | Viewed: 1156

Arrested Bulgarians in Belgrade Have Been Released

The seven Bulgarians, followers of the Buddhist movement Falun Gong, that were detained in Belgrade on Tuesday, have been released on Wednesday evening and are expected to return to Bulgaria.

World » Southeast Europe | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 08:26 | Viewed: 1349

Arrested Bulgarians to Return from Belgrade Thursday

The seven Bulgarians who were arrested in Belgrade on Monday evening over their alleged plans to protest against the human rights violations in China, would return on Thursday, the spokesperson of Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry Betina Zhoteva says.

World » Southeast Europe | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1093

EU Slams Turkey over Media Arrests

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and other officials have harshly criticized Turkey over its move to arrest a number of people working for leading media outlets.

World » Southeast Europe | December 15, 2014, Monday // 08:56 | Viewed: 1626

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: 1654

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: 1738

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: 1991

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: 1197

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: 1819

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: 5616

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: 913

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: 757

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: 981

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: 4092

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: 1423

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: 1294
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