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Sarajevo and UNDP Team Up

“The City of Sarajevo and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have officially launched the City Mind Lab, the goal of which is to gather our prominent and inspirational citizens, experts from different fields, in the City Hall today. This group should make innovations and suggestions for innovative […]

Konjic and Jablanica Declare State of Emergency

Konjic and Jablanica Declare State of Emergency

“Due to heavy snowfall and low temperatures, authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s municipalities of Konjic and Jablanica, located 70 kilometers southwest of Sarajevo, declared a state of emergency on Monday. Snow has been constantly falling since Saturday, interrupting road traffic, power supply and telephone connections, the civil protection […]

Croatian Foreign Minister Attends US-Adriatic Charter MeetingPhoto: Sanjin Strukic/PIXSELL

Croatian Foreign Minister Attends US-Adriatic Charter Meeting

“Croatian Foreign Minister Marija Pejcinovic-Buric attended a meeting of the Adriatic Charter (A5) in Podgorica in Tuesday, where the A-5 members discussed security challenges and future cooperation in the region, a press release from the Foreign Ministry said. The Adriatic Charter was formed in 2003 by Albania, Croatia, […]

Croatian Prime Minister Looks to Increase Ties with African CountriesPhoto: Jutarnji List

Croatian Prime Minister Looks to Increase Ties with African Countries

“A two day EU-Africa summit ended in Vienna today. The forum gathered leaders from 20 EU and African countries, including the Croatian Prime Minister. Along with eliminating the uncontrolled flood of African migrants into Europe, the focus of the summit was also on stimulating economic cooperation between the […]

Trump Urges Thaci to Come to Agreement with Serbia

Trump Urges Thaci to Come to Agreement with Serbia

“U.S. President Donald Trump urged his Kosovan counterpart Hashim Thaçi to seize the chance to seal a permanent peace deal with Serbia. In a surprise intervention in faltering talks between the Balkan states, Trump held out the prospect in a letter of a White House meeting with Thaçi […]

EU Stands Behind Thaci for Negotiations with SerbiaPhoto: European Commission

EU Stands Behind Thaci for Negotiations with Serbia

“The EU top officials, Federica Mogherini, Cecilia Malmstrom and Johannes Hahn, have sent a letter to Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj on Tuesday.  The letter notes: ‘We would like to thank you for your letter dated 15 December. We regret however that you have not taken into consideration […]

State Department’s Deputy Secretary of State in Skopje

State Department’s Deputy Secretary of State in Skopje

“DEPUTY SECRETARY SULLIVAN: Thank you for that kind introduction, Prime Minister. It is a great honor to be here with you today. I have had already a fruitful visit to Macedonia. I have had the honor of meeting several government officials. As I have discussed in my meetings with […]

“Macedonia and Kosovo Should Treat Air Pollution as a National Security Threat”Photo: Balkan Green Energy News/Pixabay

“Macedonia and Kosovo Should Treat Air Pollution as a National Security Threat”

“Protest slogans with similar content were noticeable at both Pristina and Skopje demonstrations held in the past 3 years. Civil societies in both Kosovo and Macedonia showed severe discontent, engaging in street activism and institutional advocacy, challenging the dominant narrative of the political elites, which claimed to be unable or lacked willingness […]

Zaev and Tsipras Officially Nominated for Nobel Peace PrizePhoto: Alkis Konstantinidis / Reuters

Zaev and Tsipras Officially Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

“Prime Ministers Zoran Zaev and Alexis Tsipras have been nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts on the Prespa Agreement, resolving the name dispute which has lasted for two-decades. In Skopje today, Zaev and Tsipras’s nomination was announced by Uided Bushamaui , the 2015 Nobel […]

New Poll: 66 Percent of Montenegrins Support EU Accession

New Poll: 66 Percent of Montenegrins Support EU Accession

“Almost 66 percent of citizens support Montenegro’s accession to the European Union (EU), and a third of respondents believe that the country will become a member of the Union by 2025, according to public opinion poll conducted by Citizen Informing on European Integration. Public opinion survey Citizens’ information […]