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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: 1409

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: 4076

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: 759

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: 1343

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: 1752

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: 1403

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: 738

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: 928

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: 1516

Kosovo Parties Agree on Gov't, Isa Mustafa 'to Take Over as PM'

Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) leader Isa Mustafa is tipped to become Kosovo's next Prime Minister after an agreement between the main political aprties to form a coalition cabinet, sources say.

World » Southeast Europe | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 10:30 | Viewed: 7791

Romania's President Elect To Demand New Government

Romania's president elect Klaus Iohannis said his party - the National Liberal Party (PNL) – will seek the replacement of incumbent government in 2015 or 2016, at the latest, reports the Romanian news agency Agepress.

World » Southeast Europe | November 19, 2014, Wednesday // 09:59 | Viewed: 1078

Romanian MPs Turn Down Amnesty Bill

A draft law on amnesty and pardons that would have helped jailed Romanian politicians was overwhelmingly rejected by the country's Parliament on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 20:00 | Viewed: 1524

Romanian FM Resigns over Flaws in Expats' Presidential Vote

Teodor Melescanu, who recently became the Foreign Ministry of Romania, has stepped down due to the poor organization of Sunday's presidential elections abroad.

World » Southeast Europe | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 16:36 | Viewed: 975

Minor Skirmishes as Greece Celebrates Anti-Junta Uprising

Greeks commemorated on November 17 the 41st anniversary of the 1973 Athens Polytechnic Uprising with demonstrations in Athens, Thessaloniki, Patras and most major cities.

World » Southeast Europe | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 10:18 | Viewed: 765

Who Is Who: Klaus Iohannis, the New President of Romania

Klaus Werner Iohannis, the winner of Romania's 2014 presidential run-off, was born on June 13, 1959 in the Transylvanian city of Sibiu, an idyllic place in the heart of Romania which was once mostly German-speaking and had a significant ethnic German popu

World » Southeast Europe | November 17, 2014, Monday // 09:10 | Viewed: 5669

Klaus Iohannis Wins Romania Presidential Vote

Sibiu mayor Klaus Iohannis is to be the new President of Romania after Sunday's run-off, according to partial official results.

World » Southeast Europe | November 17, 2014, Monday // 07:46 | Viewed: 2420

Romania’s Presidential Candidates Tied in Run-off Vote – Exit Polls

Victor Ponta and Klaus Iohannis were tied in a neck-to-neck race in Romania’s run-off vote on Sunday, four separate exit polls showed.

World » Southeast Europe | November 16, 2014, Sunday // 21:56 | Viewed: 1675

Romanians Vote for President in Run-off

Romanians are electing a president in a run-off vote on Sunday in which Social Democrat Prime Minister Victor Ponta is facing the popular mayor of Sibiu city Klaus Iohannis.

World » Southeast Europe | November 16, 2014, Sunday // 13:16 | Viewed: 1535

Turkey Issues Temporary ID Cards to Syrian Refugees

Turkish authorities will issue temporary ID cards to Syrian refugees in the country, announced Faruk Celik, Turkish Minister of Labour and Social Security at a press conference, quoted the BNR public broadcaster.

World » Southeast Europe | November 14, 2014, Friday // 14:34 | Viewed: 1371

Clashes in Athens Prior to Anniversary of Anti-Junta Uprising

Students and police forces clashed on Thursday evening following demonstrations against the decision to close down all higher educational institutions in the Greek capital.

World » Southeast Europe | November 14, 2014, Friday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1375

EU Parliament Votes on Association Agreement with Moldova

The European Parliament is to decide whether to approve the Association Agreement with Moldova signed in June.

World » Southeast Europe | November 12, 2014, Wednesday // 10:09 | Viewed: 1600
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