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Head of EU Office in Kosovo – Corrupt Officials Need to Be Dismissed

Head of EU Office in Kosovo – Corrupt Officials Need to Be Dismissed

“Head of the EU Office in Kosovo, Nataliya Apostolova, said the EU is ready to support plan on judiciary for 2018. Apostolova attending the High Level Forum on coordination of donations organised by Kosovo ministry of European Integration, said that she will ask taking swift measures against corrupt […]

Former PM and Opposition Leader Gurevski Resigns from the PartyPhoto: N1

Former PM and Opposition Leader Gurevski Resigns from the Party

“Former Macedonian prime minister Nikola Gruevski, head of the opposition rightist VMRO-DPMNE party, resigned on Monday following an election defeat last year and unrest that rocked the small Balkan country in April. Gruevski, 47, led the ex-Yugoslav republic for almost a decade, and his party bloc since 2003, […]

Montenegro, Serbia Edge Closer to EU

Montenegro, Serbia Edge Closer to EU

“The European Union is expected on December 11 to open new chapters in the accession negotiations with Montenegro and Serbia in a move that would bring the two countries closer to joining the bloc. Montenegro is set to open new ‘negotiation chapters’ related to the freedom of movement […]

NATO Trains Iraqi Medical Officers in Nis, SerbiaPhoto: NATO

NATO Trains Iraqi Medical Officers in Nis, Serbia

While Serbian troops are training in Angola with the Ohio National Guard and the Angolan Armed Forces, Serbia will host NATO troops in Nis to train Iraqi medical officers. The NATO Press Release states: “A three-week training course of medical experts from Iraq’s security forces started in early December […]

Who Wants to Own Serbian Banks? Hungary Does.Photo: eKapija

Who Wants to Own Serbian Banks? Hungary Does.

“Hungary’s OTP Bank is ready to acquire another bank in Serbia if an opportunity emerges, OTP Group Chief Executive Sandor Csanyi said on Monday. OTP bank, which has been active in Serbia since 2005, in August bought the Serbian arm of National Bank of Greece, Vojvodjanska Banka, raising its […]

Comedian Mayor Still Leads PollsReporter.SI

Comedian Mayor Still Leads Polls

“A center-left party that has no seats in Slovenia’s parliament and is led by a former comedian topped an opinion poll published by daily newspaper Delo on Monday, about six months ahead of an expected general election. The Lista Marjana Sarca (LMS) under Marjan Sarec, mayor of the […]

Slovenian Firefighters May Strike in January

Slovenian Firefighters May Strike in January

“Professional firefighters will strike from January 10-12 if they can’t find common ground with the government) by then. Nevertheless, they hope to to put the ‘matter to sleep and act responsibly’ to reach an agreement this month. The strike committee of the professional firefighting union is expected to […]

BiH WEEKEND ROUNDUP: BiH Presidency Meets Peace Implementation Council; Turkey Aims for $1 billion in Trade; Ohio Man Pleads Guilty of Hiding Work With Serbian Special Police

BiH WEEKEND ROUNDUP: BiH Presidency Meets Peace Implementation Council; Turkey Aims for $1 billion in Trade; Ohio Man Pleads Guilty of Hiding Work With Serbian Special Police

“Members of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) hosted political directors from the Steering Board of the member states of the Peace Implementation Council (PIC).Members of the BiH Presidency have introduced political directors from the member states of the PIC Steering Board to the current political situation […]

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Slovenia to Sue Croatia?; Officials Mark Death of First President Franjo Tudjman; Istria – Home of the World’s Best Olive OilPhoto: HARP

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Slovenia to Sue Croatia?; Officials Mark Death of First President Franjo Tudjman; Istria – Home of the World’s Best Olive Oil

“Slovenian Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec announced that Slovenia is preparing to file a lawsuit against Croatia due to the latter’s refusal to acknowledge the arbitration decision in the border dispute between the two countries.The response from the Croatian side was not long in coming. Reporters caught up with […]

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Thaci – Ultimate Goal is Euro-Atlantic Integration; Macedonian PM on Official Visit to Kosovo; Kosovo to Participate Under Own Flag in Russia in World Judo Competition

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Thaci – Ultimate Goal is Euro-Atlantic Integration; Macedonian PM on Official Visit to Kosovo; Kosovo to Participate Under Own Flag in Russia in World Judo Competition

“Kosovo President, Hashim Thaci, who is participating at the Conference of Paris, which is taking place within the framework of the International Economic Forum of the Americas, today in front of the participants spoke about the political and economic development of Kosovo within the process of integration into […]