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No great expectations for Kosovo’s liberalization of visas in 2017

By   /  30/11/2016  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on No great expectations for Kosovo’s liberalization of visas in 2017

Prime Minister of Kosovo, Isa Mustafa said that Kosovo may not benefit from the visa liberalization regime in 2017 either, if the agreement for the border demarcation with Montenegro is not ratified. PM Mustafa made these declarations today during the government meeting. Mustafa has proposed a committee to be formed in order to evaluate Kosovo’s […]

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Economic cooperation between Kosovo and Albania is making progress

By   /  30/11/2016  /  Business, Headlines, Kosovo, XK Business  /  Comments Off on Economic cooperation between Kosovo and Albania is making progress

Kosovo and Albania continue to strengthen their economic cooperation. Part of this cooperation is also the “Buy Albanian” expo which is held in Pristina. Over 100 companies from Albania have shown their products in this expo. Albanian Minister of Economic Development, Tourism and Trade, Milva Ekonomi, said that authorities in Tirana are collaborating with authorities […]

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Wealth generated illegally shall be confiscated, opposition leader pledges

By   /  30/11/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Wealth generated illegally shall be confiscated, opposition leader pledges

Leader of opposition in FYROM, Zoran Zaev said that after 11 December, the entire wealth generated in illegal manners will be seized. In a rally held in Delcevo, the opposition leader said to his party’s supporters that: “If Gruevski spent 70 million euros for monuments and fountains, I will spend 700 million euros for new […]

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Austrian Foreign Minister participates in VMRO-DPMNE’s rally in Skopje, reactions and comments

By   /  30/11/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Austrian Foreign Minister participates in VMRO-DPMNE’s rally in Skopje, reactions and comments

The presence of the Austrian Foreign Minister, Sebastian Kurtz in the rally organized by the party in power, VMRO-DPMNE of Nikola Gruevski in the framework of the election campaign, has sparked many reactions and comments in Skopje. “Outrageous” and “The culmination of European hypocrisy” are the some of the headlines of the biggest opposition newspapers. […]

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Foreign ministry slams Erdogan comment on Cypriot flag; calls it ‘historically groundless’

By   /  30/11/2016  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Foreign ministry slams Erdogan comment on Cypriot flag; calls it ‘historically groundless’

Attempts by Turkey to equate the victim with the aggressor in Cyprus is ‘historically groundless’ and “arbitrary”, the spsokesman of the foreign ministry Stratos Efthimiou said on Tuesday, responding to a question about recent statements made by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Cyprus’ flag. “Once again, the Turkish leadership is trying to equate the […]

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ND leader Mitsotakis meets Serb PM Vucic

By   /  30/11/2016  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on ND leader Mitsotakis meets Serb PM Vucic

Greece and Serbia were factors for stability in a region of rising uncertainty, main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday, following his meeting with Serb Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade. Mitsotakis said his talks with Serbia’s premier had touched on “our concerns following the recent statements of Turkish President Recep Tayyip […]

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Bulgaria’s political crisis: Country faces Led Zeppelin options

By   /  30/11/2016  /  BG Politics, Bulgaria, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bulgaria’s political crisis: Country faces Led Zeppelin options

Led Zeppelin had it, in the lyrics: “Yes, there are two paths you can go by/But in the long run/There’s still time to change the road you’re on.” This may well describe the two paths that Bulgaria faces now, out of its political crisis, or into a deeper one. Not quite a stairway to heaven, […]

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Progress seen in Greek labor relations reform talks

By   /  29/11/2016  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Progress seen in Greek labor relations reform talks

A meeting between EU Economy Commissioner Pierre Moscovici and Greek Labor Minister Efi Achtsioglou took place in a positive climate on Tuesday in Athens. Labor Ministry sources said there was much progress made during the meeting, stressing that the possibility of a good deal for Athens on labor relations reform looming. The same sources revealed […]

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Tsipras to visit Abu Dhabi

By   /  29/11/2016  /  Business, Culture, GR Business, GR Culture, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tsipras to visit Abu Dhabi

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will visit Abu Dhabi from the 2nd to 4th December, on the occasion of the UNESCO Conference “Safeguarding Endangered Cultural Heritage”, which is co-organized by the United Arab Emirates and France. On the sidelines of the Conference, the Greek Prime Minister is expected to hold bilateral meetings with French President […]

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Hard to fulfill the conditions for the IMF tranche

By   /  29/11/2016  /  BA Finance, BA Politics, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Finance, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Hard to fulfill the conditions for the IMF tranche

After BiH optimistically announced that the International Monetary Fund and BiH had reached an agreement on the next tranche of the loan, after just a few days certain information reveals that it will not be so easy to achieve that. According to last informations from Federation BiH Government, the International Monetary Fund will not approve […]

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