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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 […]

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Croatian President and Putin to Meet in Moscow to Discuss BiH

“The President of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović will pay an official visit to Russia and meet with President Vladimir Putin next week, with the aim to induce bilateral relations that have been neglected for years…One of their topics will be the situation inBiH (Bosnia and Herzegovina). Grabar-Kitarovic repeatedly expressed […]

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Erdoğan Loves the Balkans, Meets with Bosnian President

The Bosnian representative for the tripartite presidency, Bakir Izetbegović, met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Details of the meeting were not released. The event came immediately after Erdoğan’s trip to Serbia where he discussed mutual cooperation in trade and for Serbs and Bosnians to live peacefully in the Sandžak […]

Hungry? Largest Burek Ever Made in Tuzla, BiH

Hungry? Largest Burek Ever Made in Tuzla, BiH

If you haven’t enjoyed the flaky Balkan delicacy of burek, you would have been able to find some in Tuzla, Bosnia yesterday. Organizers of the first Tuzla Gastro Show had been offering pieces of the 1,443 lb. locally made meat pie to those who attended the festival. You […]

Macedonian Local Election Madness

Macedonian Local Election Madness

Local Macedonian elections took place today throughout the country. Current Prime Minister and leader of the Social Democratic Union of Macedonia (SDSM), Zoran Zaev, has claimed that, “Today is a great day for democracy and freedom in Macedonia.” His  party has claimed victory in forty municipal elections today […]

Indian Pharma Giant Invests Big in Croatia

Indian Pharma Giant Invests Big in Croatia

Mumbai-based ACG chose Zagreb as its headquarters for the European and Russian markets. The office will focus on quality control and create up to 30 new jobs. ACG is best known for manufacturing hard gelatin capsules for medications. The company already had an operation in Ludbreg with 250 […]

Allegations about Iranian Billions Dominate Slovenian Election

Allegations about Iranian Billions Dominate Slovenian Election

With Presidential elections on October 22nd fast approaching, the campaign has grown increasingly nasty. Opposition leader Janez Jansa used Facebook to launch a scathing attack on incumbent Borut Pahor.  Jansa suggested that previously as Prime Minister Pahor did nothing to investigate whether Slovenia’s biggest state owned bank, Nova Ljubljanska […]

Podgorica Mayoral Election Heating Up

Podgorica Mayoral Election Heating Up

Candidates are already jockeying to become the next mayor of Podgorica. With over 187,000 residents, the capital city has nearly a third of Montenegro’s population. The Democratic Front (DF) lost the hotly contested national race last October. Looking for a comeback, the party is discussing Slaven Radunovic and Milan […]