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RFE/RL: Greece, Macedonia Say Talks On Name Dispute Near ‘Final Stage’Photo: Twitter

RFE/RL: Greece, Macedonia Say Talks On Name Dispute Near ‘Final Stage’

“The foreign ministers of Greece and Macedonia have said in Brussels that they have completed the main round of negotiations on the contentious issue over Macedonia’s name and are ready to hand the final stage over to the countries’ prime ministers. Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and Macedonian […]

“Leader of Albanians in Macedonia” Meets Kosovo President and Prime MinisterPhoto: European Western Balkans

“Leader of Albanians in Macedonia” Meets Kosovo President and Prime Minister

“Head of the Democratic Union for Integration (BDI), a political party gathering of Albanians in Macedonia who is part of the ruling coalition in Macedonia, is visiting Kosovo today when he met with Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj and President Hashim Thaci. The Prime Minister Haradinaj in a Facebook […]

Markovic: Montenegro is Politically Stable and on the European and Euro-Atlantic PathsPhoto: Gov.me

Markovic: Montenegro is Politically Stable and on the European and Euro-Atlantic Paths

“Presidential and local elections have shown that Montenegro is stable on the European and Euro-Atlantic paths. In the new reality of full political stability of the Government, it will strengthen the efficiency of work on the European agenda, said Prime Minister Duško Marković. As Markovic said, he met […]

NATO to Begin Air Patrols Over MontenegroNATO

NATO to Begin Air Patrols Over Montenegro

“NATO Allies Italy and Greece will begin NATO air patrols over Montenegro on 5 June 2018. Montenegro joined NATO in June last year. As the country does not have its own fighter planes, it has asked Allies to help secure its airspace. NATO air policing missions protect the […]

Mayor of Belgrade Approved to be Finance Minister

Mayor of Belgrade Approved to be Finance Minister

“Serbia’s parliament has approved the scandal-ridden mayor of Belgrade as the country’s new finance minister. The vote Tuesday was overwhelmingly in favor of Sinisa Mali, a member of the ruling populist Serbian Progressive Party, despite claims by the opposition that he has been linked to numerous financial and […]

Serbian Defense Minister Furious About Silence Following Attacks on Serbs in KosovoPhoto: Beta

Serbian Defense Minister Furious About Silence Following Attacks on Serbs in Kosovo

“Pristina wants a country, but does not want Serbs in that country, Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin told Cacak, condemning the attack on Serb returnees in Kosovo and Metohija. ‘Pristina will do everything to prevent Serbs from returning to their own country, and the international community, although it took […]

Cerar Buys Coffee with BitcoinPhoto: Vlada.si

Cerar Buys Coffee with Bitcoin

“Slovenian Prime Minister Dr. Miro Cerar and State Secretary Tadej Slapnik bought themselves a coffee last Friday paid for in crypto as they visited Beyond 4.0, an international conference dedicated to digital society and the blockchain, held at BTC City, a shopping and business center in Ljubljana.” (ICO Examiner)

Parliament Hopefuls Debate the Economy in SloveniaPhoto: Government of Slovenia

Parliament Hopefuls Debate the Economy in Slovenia

“The economy was in the focus of an election debate on POP TV Monday night which saw broad agreement about the rough outlines of economic policies Slovenia should pursue to prosper. Cutting red tape and taxes is on almost everyone’s agenda. On details, however, there are deep-rooted disagreements. […]

Chinese Company Hisense Publishes Offering for Takeover of Gorenje

Chinese Company Hisense Publishes Offering for Takeover of Gorenje

“The company Hisense Luxembourg Home Appliance of the Chinese group Hisense published a takeover bid on Tuesday for the household appliances maker Gorenje. It is offering 12 euro ($13.84) per share for the 67% of the company it does not already own. No success threshold has been set […]

WaPo OpEd Warns of “Troubling Signs” in BosniaCNN

WaPo OpEd Warns of “Troubling Signs” in Bosnia

“I have a vivid memory of standing by a muddy road on a dark December afternoon in 1995, when I was chatting with two friends, one a Bosnian Muslim, the other a Bosnian Serb. We were all in the Bosnian city of Tuzla, working on CNN’s coverage of […]