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Turkey sends new files to US as evidence for Gülen’s extradition

By   /  30/01/2017  /  Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Turkey sends new files to US as evidence for Gülen’s extradition

Turkey has sent a new file to the U.S. to beef up its evidences demanding the extradition of Fethullah Gülen, the Pennsylvania-based leader of the Gülenist movement, which is widely believed to have orchestrated the July 15, 2016 coup attempt in Turkey. In the file, which is Turkey’s first submission after U.S. President Donald Trump […]

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Kocijancic: The EU expects the government to be formed as soon as possible

By   /  30/01/2017  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Kocijancic: The EU expects the government to be formed as soon as possible

After failing to reach an agreement for the creation of the government between VMRO-DPMNE and BDI, the European Union declared that president George Ivanov is now expected to hold urgent talks with political forces in the country and appoint a leader for the creation of the government. This was stressed today by the European Commission’s […]

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Zaev demands the mandate to form a government

By   /  30/01/2017  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Zaev demands the mandate to form a government

Leader of SDSM (Macedonian Social Democratic Union), Zoran Zaev has requested a mandate from president George Ivanov to form the new government in FYROM. “As I have said it before, he will never be a Prime Minister any more. He proved that he didn’t have the necessary majority to create the government. Last night, VMRO […]

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Fresh round of talks between Kosovo and Serbia

By   /  30/01/2017  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Fresh round of talks between Kosovo and Serbia

The second round of talks for the normalization of relations between Kosovo and Serbia will be held on 1 February. In this meeting, Kosovo’s delegation will be led by PM Isa Mustafa and President Hashim Thaci. meanwhile, the Serb delegation will be led by PM Aleksandar Vucic and president Tomislav Nikolic. Minister for Dialogue, Edita […]

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Albanian PM discharges the minister of Justice

By   /  30/01/2017  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Albanian PM discharges the minister of Justice

Albanian Prime Minister, Edi Rama, discharged today (30/01) Ylli Manjani from the post of the minister of Justice. The decision that was made public was not accompanied with any motives for the discharge. Mr. Rama has addressed to the President of Republic with a request for Manjani’s discharge and to appoint in this post the […]

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Kosovo may not benefit the visa liberalization regime even in 2017

By   /  30/01/2017  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Kosovo may not benefit the visa liberalization regime even in 2017

The demarcation of the border with Montenegro has blocked Kosovo’s integration process. Prime Minister of Kosovo, Isa Mustafa says that without the ratification of the Demarcation Agreement with Montenegro within the month of February, liberalization of visas may not even take place in 2017. According to PM Mustafa, free movement is in the hands of […]

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“Serb List” is thinking on returning to the institutions of Kosovo

By   /  30/01/2017  /  Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on “Serb List” is thinking on returning to the institutions of Kosovo

Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo, Branimir Stojanovic says that the return of Serb MPs in the parliament of Kosovo depends on the discussions that follow in the coming days in Brussels. “It is important to start from zero and implement the agreements achieved in Brussels. If there’s a readiness to implement them, then we may […]

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Kosovo prepares to demolish the wall in Northern Mitrovica

By   /  30/01/2017  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Kosovo prepares to demolish the wall in Northern Mitrovica

The recent developments in the northern part of Kosovo and Serbia’s implications in that part, have sparked reactions and debates in Pristina. Authorities and representatives of the opposition say that the illegal wall which is being seen as a dividing wall, must be demolished in line with the laws in power. The head of Northern […]

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Serious aggravations within the left wing majority in Albania

By   /  30/01/2017  /  AL Politics, Albania, Politics  /  Comments Off on Serious aggravations within the left wing majority in Albania

An increase in tones within the left wing majority has led analysts to believe that this is the end of the coalition between PM Edi Rama and speaker of parliament, Ilir Meta. Several ministers and MPs of the Socialist Movement for Integration led by speaker of parliament, Meta, the second largest party of the coalition, […]

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1 billion USD worth of investments, PM Rama announced ahead of the elections

By   /  30/01/2017  /  AL Finance, Albania, Finance  /  Comments Off on 1 billion USD worth of investments, PM Rama announced ahead of the elections

A few months before the holding of the 18 June general elections, the socialist PM, Edi Rama says that his government will soon start “a national program of 1 billion USD for reconstruction”. According to Mr. Rama, thanks to this new program and direct investments from the state budget “we will introduce a large volume […]

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