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Romania looks at tackling heavy drinking

By   /  30/12/2014  /  Headlines, RO Social, Romania, Social  /  Comments Off on Romania looks at tackling heavy drinking

Bucharest, December 30, 2014/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Daniel Stroe The Romanian Government eyes founding a national council tasked with issuing policies designed to cut alcohol consumption which places Romania on a fifth position in the rankings done by the World Health Organization. The council, which will have no juridical weight, will function under […]

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Turbulent second round in the race for Pantovcak

By   /  30/12/2014  /  Croatia, Headlines, HR Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Turbulent second round in the race for Pantovcak

Zagreb, December 30, 2014/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Marija Avramovic “What we must not do is to give legitimacy to Croatian democratic union (HDZ) and Social democratic party (SDP). We cannot give legitimacy to the people who were arresting us and are destroying this country. Do not vote or write my name as third”, […]

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Op-Ed/In 2014 Kosovo saw negative developments

By   /  30/12/2014  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Op-Ed/In 2014 Kosovo saw negative developments

By Fatos Rushiti* 2014 saw the Republic of Kosovo as a country that produced negative events, such as the case of the hundreds of young people who joined ISIS in Iraq and Syria, but there were also successes such as the case of the weightlifter, Majlinda Kelmendi in judo. As far as politics is concerned, […]

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Vucic compares himself to Roosevelt

By   /  30/12/2014  /  Headlines, Politics, RS Politics, Serbia  /  Comments Off on Vucic compares himself to Roosevelt

Belgrade, December 30, 2014/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Milos Mitrovic Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said he is satisfied with the results of his cabinet. In the interview for Radio-Television of Serbia he summed the achievements of the government in 2014 and appealed to “others, even political opponents to offer their contribution”. “We have […]

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Bulgaria’s business climate gloomier in December

By   /  30/12/2014  /  BG Business, BG Finance, Bulgaria, Business, Finance, Headlines  /  Comments Off on Bulgaria’s business climate gloomier in December

Sofia, December 30, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Clive Leviev-Sawyer of The Sofia Globe Business people in Bulgaria were gloomy in December 2014, as the overall business climate indicator measured by the National Statistical Institute (NSI) resumed its downward trend following the brief increase a month earlier. In December, the business climate indicator dropped […]

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Kosovo’s parliament votes the 2015 budget

By   /  30/12/2014  /  Finance, Headlines, Kosovo, XK Finance  /  Comments Off on Kosovo’s parliament votes the 2015 budget

Pristina, December 30, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota After many debates between the majority and opposition, last night, parliament of Kosovo voted the 2015 budget. In spite of the objections of the opposition, with 69 votes in favor, 20 against and 3 abstains, lawmakers approved the budget for next year. Prime Minister of […]

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IBNA SPECIAL/The 2014 most important events in FYR Macedonia

By   /  30/12/2014  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on IBNA SPECIAL/The 2014 most important events in FYR Macedonia

FYROM with elections, crises and problems during 2014 Skopje, December 30, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti 2014 in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has been accompanied with different events and developments in the aspect of cross ethnic relations, political crises, the blocked Euro Atlantic integration process, protests and other developments. One of […]

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IBNA Interview/Deputy PM Xhaferri: The country faced many challenges during 2014

By   /  30/12/2014  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on IBNA Interview/Deputy PM Xhaferri: The country faced many challenges during 2014

In an interview for IBNA news agency, deputy PM of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Musa Xhaferri talks about the institutional and political developments in the country. What were the challenges of the governing coalition during 2014 and other issues that are seen as the main priorities in the country. Musa Xhaferri is senior […]

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Tragedy in Norman Atlantic: Ten dead

By   /  30/12/2014  /  GR Social, Greece, Headlines, Social  /  Comments Off on Tragedy in Norman Atlantic: Ten dead

Athens, December 30, 2014/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Spiros Sideris Ten persons is the death toll of Norman Atlantic, as is confirmed by ministers of the Italian government. The identity of only one of them has been known, while the others have not yet been identified. Of the total of 478 passengers, 432 persons were […]

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