“Slovenia’s President Borut Pahor, a former model and veteran politician known for his use of social media, won the most votes in a presidential election Sunday, but will face a runoff against an ambitious challenger. A near-complete vote count showed Pahor received 47 percent of Sunday’s vote. His closest rival, Marjan Sarec, a former comedian who is mayor of the northern town of Kamnik, had 25 percent.” (Washington Post)
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What is left is behind the from the 1984 Winter #Olympics, hosted by #Sarajevo, is more than just memories. Located on the #Trebevic mountain the old bobsled track has become a go to tourist attraction.
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FM Darmanovic welcomes diplomatic corps at New Year's reception organized by MFA 🎄4
#US and #Croatia Sign Bilateral Agreements on Legal Assistance and Extraditions.
#Kosovo's @HashimThaciRKS Sets First Parliament Session on Dec. 24.
N. #Macedonia Drafts Law on Ambassadorships.
Serbia's @avucic Wraps Up Trip to #Greece.
Soon after Crimean officials visited with members of the Serbian far-right Dveri party and Vojislav Seselj’s party, @NATO Secretary-General Deputy @JamesAppathurai is calling for #Serbia to be more open about its relationship with the West
#Balkan States Boycott #Handke's Nobel Prize Award.
#Croatian Presidential Election Heating Up.
#Slovenian PM @sarecmarjan Visits Troops in #BiH, #Kosovo.