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Cannabis ‘Green Rush’ in Slovenia

Cannabis ‘Green Rush’ in Slovenia

Australian-Israeli MGC Pharma says “it has received positive results from its substantial cannabis planting” in Slovenia. This summer’s crop yield was over 8,800 pounds. MGC is also developing a partnership with University of Ljubljana to research cannabis genetics. (Business News Western Australia)

Slovenian Tech Delegation in Russia

Slovenian Tech Delegation in Russia

Four Slovenian technology companies have joined the Ljubljana Faculty of Computer and Information Science for a multi-day trip to Moscow. The delegation is visiting the Skolkovo Innovation Center in Monday and hopes to deepen cooperation business ties. (Translated from Si21).

EU Minister Recommit to Bosnia…with strings attached

EU Minister Recommit to Bosnia…with strings attached

“Meeting in Luxembourg, European Union foreign ministers have reiterated the bloc’s commitment to Bosnia-Herzegovina’s EU perspective as a single, united, and sovereign country. In a document adopted at an EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting on October 16, the ministers deplored that “a divisive rhetoric rooted in the past […]

Who’s Defending Agrokor?Photo: N1

Who’s Defending Agrokor?

“The Agrokor affair will surely turn into the mother of all scandals. It is not just a story about the collapse of a family empire, but it is a story about the disintegration of the Croatian economy, which took place for years under the patronage of politicians and […]

Serbian Foreign Minister Slams the State DepartmentPhoto: European Western Balkans

Serbian Foreign Minister Slams the State Department

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić has stated that, “Serbia can see better relations with America only if it focuses on Trump and his administration. When I say that, I mean Tillerson and Pence, not the State Department, because people who wrote everything that happened in the past 20 […]

Political & Business Leaders Descend on SkopjeFacebook / Summit 100

Political & Business Leaders Descend on Skopje

Political and business leaders are descending on Skopje for the Summit 100 conference which gathers the 100 most eminent business leaders from Southeastern Europe. The invitation only conference will be attended by Prime Ministers of Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, of Montenegro, Duško Marković, of Albania, Edi Rama, possibly of Kosovo, […]

Montenegrin PM Supports Macedonian Accession to NATO

Montenegrin PM Supports Macedonian Accession to NATO

Montenegrin Prime Minister Duško Marković was in the Macedonian capital today where he met with his Macedonian counterpart, Zoran Zaev. The two discussed bilateral cooperation and support for Macedonia’s ascension into the alliance. Marković is in Skopje to attend Summit 100 where business leaders and heads of states from Albania, […]

More Executives Arrested in Agrokor CasePhoto: N1

More Executives Arrested in Agrokor Case

“Croatian police arrested eight former senior executives of Agrokor[AGROK.UL] in a series of raids on Monday as part of an investigation into alleged financial irregularities at the heavily indebted food producer and retail conglomerate. The state prosecutor’s office DORH said in a statement the investigation targeted 15 individuals […]

Sarajevo-Belgrade Highway Route Hits a Roadblock

Sarajevo-Belgrade Highway Route Hits a Roadblock

The planned highway between Sarajevo and Belgrade has hit a roadblock about the route between the Balkan capitals. Officials in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Republika Srpska (the Serbian entity in BiH), and Serbia have concluded that the best route would be through Tuzla, Brčko Bijeljina. They face the […]

Vučić Ready to Hold Trilateral Meetings With BiH, Croatia

Vučić Ready to Hold Trilateral Meetings With BiH, Croatia

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić has stated that his country is ready to host a trilateral meeting between Serbia, Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Vučić stated that Bosnia is “one of the most important political partners of Serbia – since relations between us are key for preserving peace […]