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Zdravko Mamic to Be Extradited from BiH to Croatia?

Zdravko Mamic to Be Extradited from BiH to Croatia?

“The Supreme Court accepted the appeal of USKOK seeking an investigative prison sentence for Zdravko Mamic in the second proceeding. The information was confirmed by the Croatian media from the Osijek County Court. Namely, Mamic could still be extradited to Croatia for taking 200 million kuna from Dinamo […]

Croatia and US Sign MoU for Locating and Transferring US WW II Soldiers

Croatia and US Sign MoU for Locating and Transferring US WW II Soldiers

“The Croatian Minister of Veterans’ Affairs, Tomo Medved, and the Director of the US Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, Kelly McKeague, in Zagreb on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding on investigating, locating and transferring the remains of US military personnel gone missing in Croatia during World War II. […]

Croatian President Receives World Cup Semifinalist TeamPhoto: SoccerPro

Croatian President Receives World Cup Semifinalist Team

“The Croatian national football team, the silver medalists from this year’s World Cup in Russia, were received at the presidential palace by president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović on Tuesday afternoon.The president heaped praise and formal decorations on the team for their Herculean efforts this past summer in becoming the World […]

UN Mission in Kosovo Returns to Security CouncilPhoto: EPA / Valdrin Xhemaj

UN Mission in Kosovo Returns to Security Council

“The UN Security Council will convene on Wednesday in New York to discuss regular report on Kosovo by the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres despite request of some of the permanent countries the quarterly report on Kosovo be removed from regular agenda. The United Kingdom, and United States, […]

Former Macedonian Prime Minister Seeking Political Asylum in HungaryPhoto: N1

Former Macedonian Prime Minister Seeking Political Asylum in Hungary

“Macedonia’s Interior Ministry says it will seek the arrest of conservative former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski on an international warrant after confirming he fled to Hungary to avoid serving a two-year prison sentence for corruption. The ministry reacted almost five hours after Gruevski wrote on Facebook that he was in […]

Macedonia Should Improve Legal Definitions of VAT SystemPhoto: Rašo

Macedonia Should Improve Legal Definitions of VAT System

“It’s time to provide clarity on legal definitions to improve Macedonia’s VAT system, says professor of economics Marjan Petreski. The deterioration of the rule of law, low accountability and transparency, particularly concerning the spending of public money, the perception of senior government officials’ impunity and ignoring the voice […]

EBRD: Macedonia Should Further Develop Renewable Energy CapacityPhoto: Balkan Green Energy News/Pixabay

EBRD: Macedonia Should Further Develop Renewable Energy Capacity

“Macedonia should further develop renewable energy capacity following the introduction of the new energy law, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said on Tuesday. ‘The authorities face a window of opportunity in terms of attracting new investments following the introduction of the new energy law,’ the […]

epa05752481 Prime Minister of Montenegro, Dusko Markovic (L) is welcomed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (R) ahead of a meeting at at the EU Commission in Brussels, Belgium, 26 January 2017  EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQPhoto: EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ

Montenegro Deserves the Praise of the EU

“Montenegro deserves EU praise, says Director General in the Ministry of Justice Marijana Lakovic Draskovic.  ‘We are confident that the European Commission will again recognize the stable progress and dedication of our institutions to strengthening the rule of law, but also point out certain areas where there are […]