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DeNiro Impressed by Montenegro

Robert DeNiro said he would film a movie in Montenegro, where he appeared on a panel of climate change at Global Citizens Forum. DeNiro met with Prime Minister Markovic following the panel. (translated from Vijesti)

China’s Electric Trains Run in SerbiaPhoto: Reuters/Marko Djurica

China’s Electric Trains Run in Serbia

“China’s first domestically produced electric locomotive began operating in Serbia, the Chinese manufacturer, CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive, announced late Thursday. The locomotive will serve the busiest freight transport route on the Balkan Peninsula With a maximum speed of 140 km per hour and a rated power of 7,000 kW, […]

Incumbent Instragram Leads Slovene Presidential RaceAP/VoA

Incumbent Instragram Leads Slovene Presidential Race

” Slovenia, the Alpine home country of Melania Trump, is holding a presidential election Sunday that incumbent President Borut Pahor — a former fashion model, like the U.S. first lady — is favored to win. Eight other candidates are vying for the largely ceremonial, but still influential head […]

Arrests in Macedonian Wiretapping ScandalExploring Macedonia

Arrests in Macedonian Wiretapping Scandal

“Two Macedonian men appeared in a court in northern Greece Thursday after being arrested on an international warrant issued by their country on charges related to an illegal wiretapping scandal. Greek authorities said the two were arrested Wednesday at Thessaloniki airport and were found to be carrying forged […]

Belgrade Celebrates Liberation DayAl-Jazeera Balkans

Belgrade Celebrates Liberation Day

“The event, ‘Freedom 2017,’ marked the anniversary of the liberation of German-occupied Belgrade in the Second World War, carried out by the Yugoslav People’s Army and the Red Army. The ceremony started with the sounding of Serbia’s national anthem, followed by President Aleksandar Vucic reviewing the Vojna Srbija […]

BiH Marks 14 Years Since First President Izetbegović’s DeathKemal Softic / Klix.ba

BiH Marks 14 Years Since First President Izetbegović’s Death

“Laying flowers, learning Fatiha and paying tribute to Shahid’s cemetery Kovaci in Sarajevo marked the 14th anniversary of the death of the first democratically elected president of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina Alija Izetbegovic. Flowers on Izetbegovic’s grave and a central memorial to the martyr cemetery were […]

Covic Supports Rights of Republika Srpska, Aims for NATOAlchetron

Covic Supports Rights of Republika Srpska, Aims for NATO

Chairman of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Presidency Dragan Covic, who represents ethnic Croatians, had a working meeting with the ministers from the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton today. They mainly discussed European integration, setting goals for next year, and the financial budget for next year.Covic stated, “There was some talk primarily […]

Putin En Route to Zagreb?

Putin En Route to Zagreb?

During her visit to Sochi, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic officially invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit Zagreb. She pointed out that his last visit was in 2007 at an energy forum. (Sherbrooke Times)

Illegal Immigration Up 350%BBC

Illegal Immigration Up 350%

Border Police of Bosnia and Herzegovina reported a major disruption in a smuggling ring on the Croatian border. Taking place between October 11th and 13th, the police arrested 15 people including a trafficker holding a UK passport and nearly $20,000 cash. Among others, Libyan and Pakistan nationals were […]

Russia’s Economic New Best Friend is….CroatiaPhoto: Office of the President of Croatia

Russia’s Economic New Best Friend is….Croatia

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic spoke today at the first Croatian-Russian Economic Forum. 90 companies have arrived in Moscow for the forum, which was developed as a part of the plan of Grbar-Kitarovic’s visit to Russia. Grbar-Kitarovic noted, “This year marks 25 years of the establishment of diplomatic relations. […]