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Japanese Yaskawa Invests Big in SloveniaRobotics Business Review

Japanese Yaskawa Invests Big in Slovenia

“The company is rapidly expanding its European footprint and is currently running three other construction projects in Europe. Starting in 2018, the first Motoman robots from Yaskawa will be manufactured through purely European production. And with this goal in mind, a new robot production facility as well as […]

CROATIA WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Arrested Saudi Wanted to Do Business in CRO, USA Donates to CRO Military, Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-CA) on Formation of Croatian Caucus for 115th Congress, Nat’l Fed. of Croatian Americans 40 under 40 Awards in DC, Bryan Adams to Perform in ZagrebPhoto: Vogue.com/Alamy

CROATIA WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Arrested Saudi Wanted to Do Business in CRO, USA Donates to CRO Military, Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-CA) on Formation of Croatian Caucus for 115th Congress, Nat’l Fed. of Croatian Americans 40 under 40 Awards in DC, Bryan Adams to Perform in Zagreb

“Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal was arrested with at least ten other princes, four ministers, and ten former ministers in Saudi Arabia. He came to Zagreb in 2014 as a tourist but he did not hide that he was interested in investing. He stayed for some days in Zagreb’s Hotel […]

KOSOVO WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Haradinaj Wants Int’l Investigation to Kumanovo Militant Sentences, FM Responds to Russian Amb. to SRB on Kosovo, Vetvendosje Seeks Answers Over Death One Year LaterPhoto: Voice of America

KOSOVO WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Haradinaj Wants Int’l Investigation to Kumanovo Militant Sentences, FM Responds to Russian Amb. to SRB on Kosovo, Vetvendosje Seeks Answers Over Death One Year Later

“Kosovo’s prime minister called on Friday for an international investigation after some of his countrymen were convicted of taking part in a gun battle with Macedonian police. The men were part of a group of ethnic Albanians jailed in neighboring Macedonia on Thursday, some of them for life, […]

SERBIA WEEKEND ROUNDUP: US & Russia to Meet in Serbia on Ukraine?, Nikolic Receives Award from Putin, Top Politicians in the Muslim World , Air Serbia: Next Direct Line is CanadaPhoto: N1

SERBIA WEEKEND ROUNDUP: US & Russia to Meet in Serbia on Ukraine?, Nikolic Receives Award from Putin, Top Politicians in the Muslim World , Air Serbia: Next Direct Line is Canada

“Tanjug reported this on Friday, citing Sputnik. Special US representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker and Russian president’s aide Vladislav Surkov will speak in the Serbian capital once again – after their first meeting on October 9.  Meanwhile, Volker has called “interesting” Russia’s initiative for UN peacekeepers to be deployed in […]

SLOVENIA WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Tillerson Letter on CRO-SLO Border Dispute, Putin Awards Two Slovene Politicians the Order of Friendship, Business Leaders in SLO for Lufthansa EventPhoto: BoBo/RTVSLO

SLOVENIA WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Tillerson Letter on CRO-SLO Border Dispute, Putin Awards Two Slovene Politicians the Order of Friendship, Business Leaders in SLO for Lufthansa Event

“Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec has received a letter from Washington, in which US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson “reiterates known American positions” on solving the border dispute between Slovenia and Croatia, the Foreign Ministry confirmed on Friday. According to the Foreign Ministry, the secretary of state did not […]

WaP0 – Mladic May Not be Present to Hear VerdictPhoto: RTE

WaP0 – Mladic May Not be Present to Hear Verdict

“A lawyer for Gen. Ratko Mladic said Monday it is not certain the former Bosnian Serb military commander will show up in a United Nations courtroom when judges deliver their verdicts in his long-running trial for allegedly masterminding atrocities during Bosnia’s 1992-95 war. Mladic’s attorneys have filed a […]

WEEKEND READ: Hiking 120 Miles Through ALB, KOS, and MNEAlamy Stock Photo/ Evening Standard

WEEKEND READ: Hiking 120 Miles Through ALB, KOS, and MNE

“I’m hiking along the Ropojana Valley, in Prokletije — the so-called “Accursed Mountains”, which make up the rugged borderlands of Montenegro, Albania and Kosovo. It’s an evocative name but one that fails to do the area justice, since it’s a spectacularly beautiful place — jagged limestone peaks, rolling green […]