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Public Row Over Kosovo Mars Albanian PM’s Visit to Serbia

What has been described as a historic visit turned into a diplomatic row on Monday when Albania’s Prime Minister said in Belgrade that Serbia must recognize Kosovo’s independence.

World » Southeast Europe | November 11, 2014, Tuesday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1415

Balkan Drug Lord Dragoslav Kosmajac Arrested in Belgrade

Balkan drug lord Dragoslav Kosmajac was arrested in Belgrade early on Sunday.

World » Southeast Europe | November 9, 2014, Sunday // 16:52 | Viewed: 3327

Turkey's New Presidential Palace Costs USD 0.6 B - FinMin

About USD 615 M have been earmarked so far on the construction of Ak Saray, Turkey's impressive presidential palace, the country's Finance Minister Mehmet ?im?ek announced.

World » Southeast Europe | November 4, 2014, Tuesday // 21:19 | Viewed: 1365

Greek PM Samaras Rules Out Early Elections

Greece’s Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has rejected calls for early elections by the leader of opposition radical leftist party Syriza Alexis Tsipras.

World » Southeast Europe | November 4, 2014, Tuesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 1175

Twenty-Four Dead as Migrant Boat Capsizes Off Turkey

A boat reportedly carrying migrants has sunken while crossing the Bosphorus leaving 24 people dead and an unknown number missing, authorities say.

World » Southeast Europe | November 3, 2014, Monday // 13:34 | Viewed: 1503

Romania's Ponta, Iohannis to Face Election Run-Off

Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta is leading on Sibiu Mayor Klaus Iohannis in the first round of the country's presidential elections on Sunday.

World » Southeast Europe | November 3, 2014, Monday // 08:01 | Viewed: 1828

Romanians Vote In Presidential Elections

Eighteen million Romanians are voting for president on Sunday among 14 candidates.

World » Southeast Europe | November 2, 2014, Sunday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1160

Russia Reduces Gas Flow to Serbia over Unpaid Debt

Russia has cut gas deliveries to Serbia by 28% over the past week, Serbia’s Energy Minister Aleksandar Antic has said.

World » Southeast Europe | November 1, 2014, Saturday // 12:59 | Viewed: 2391

Victor Ponta Set to Win First Round of Romanian Presidential Race

Romania’s Social Democrat Prime Minister Victor Ponta leads in opinion polls ahead of the first round of presidential elections on November 2.

World » Southeast Europe | October 31, 2014, Friday // 16:26 | Viewed: 1462

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: 1038

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: 1577

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: 1327

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: 1334

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: 1766

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: 1017

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: 2353

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: 1407

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: 2033

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: 1382

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: 1110

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: 2256
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