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Gucci denies it offered to pay Greece 56 mln euros for Acropolis fashion project

By   /  16/02/2017  /  Business, Culture, Finance, GR Business, GR Culture, GR Finance, Greece  /  Comments Off on Gucci denies it offered to pay Greece 56 mln euros for Acropolis fashion project

  Italian luxury fashion house Gucci denied on Wednesday reports published in Greek media and “La Repubblica” that it offered to pay Greece’s ministry of culture 56 million euros for a fashion project on the Acropolis Hill in Athens. “The published speculation regarding the supposed economic proposal, direct or indirect, is absolutely incorrect and without […]

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Tsipras: Greece has three years ahead before elections

By   /  03/12/2016  /  Business, Culture, Finance, GR Business, GR Culture, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tsipras: Greece has three years ahead before elections

Alexis Tsipras categorically put an end to early election scenarios, speaking in Abu Dhabi which he is officially visiting since Friday night to participate in the UNESCO conference for the protection of Cultural Heritage in areas where there is conflict. Amid the bilateral contacts he held on the sidelines of the conference, the Greek Prime […]

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Plans to build a railway line alongside Ohrid Lake is a cause for concern for UNESCO

By   /  03/11/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Social, Social  /  Comments Off on Plans to build a railway line alongside Ohrid Lake is a cause for concern for UNESCO

UNESCO has expressed its concern in relation to the construction of a railway line, only 10 km from Ohrid Lake. This railway line which is part of the 8th Corridor, will link FYROM to Albania. UNESCO says that this project may pollute the lake. Situation in Ohrid has been problematic for over a decade now, as […]

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Exhibition to prevent Kosovo’s accession in the UNESCO

By   /  07/09/2016  /  Culture, Kosovo, XK Culture  /  Comments Off on Exhibition to prevent Kosovo’s accession in the UNESCO

Pristina, 7 September 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Serbia continues its lobbying activities to prevent Kosovo’s accession in the UNESCO. Historians and archeologists from Serbia, with the help of state institutions, have opened last night in Paris an exhibition called “Kosovo and Metohija-10 steps”. The exhibition, which will remain open for two weeks […]

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Western Balkan must enter the EU as a whole

By   /  13/11/2015  /  Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Western Balkan must enter the EU as a whole

Pristina, 13 November 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency Elton Tota The Foreign Minister of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci has declared that Kosovo is successfully finalizing 2015. “We have just signed the Stabilization and Association Agreement and we are waiting to be recommended for the liberalization of visas, as we have met all the criteria”, Thaci declared in […]

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IBNA Interview: Reconciliation between Balkan countries helps Euro-Atlantic integration

By   /  12/11/2015  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on IBNA Interview: Reconciliation between Balkan countries helps Euro-Atlantic integration

Interviewed by Muhamer Mellova IBNA: How do you assess the negotiation process between Kosovo-Serbia? This week UNESCO rejection again underlines the ongoing political blockade of Kosovo by Serbia, which impacts its access to international organisations. Serbia’s actions vis-a-vis Kosovo’s UNESCO bid and the reaction of Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic were not in good spirit. […]

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Analysts: Kosovo must reflect about the dialogue with Serbia

By   /  12/11/2015  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Analysts: Kosovo must reflect about the dialogue with Serbia

Pristina, 12 November 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Serbia’s lobbying and the use of a hostile language against Kosovo’s accession in the UNESCO, has shown that the Brussels’ agreements signed by both countries are not yielding the expected results. Namely, the April 19, 2013 agreement requires Serbia not to prevent Kosovo’s accession in […]

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Kosovo cannot secure the necessary votes for accession in UNESCO

By   /  09/11/2015  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Kosovo cannot secure the necessary votes for accession in UNESCO

Pristina, 9 November 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency Kosovo lost its battle against Serbia for accession in the UNESCO. UNESCO’s general assembly voted on Monday against Kosovo’s accession in this UN agency specialized on education, culture and science. 92 countries voted in favor of Kosovo’s full membership in the UNESCO, while 50 of them voted against. […]

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UNESCO to decide on Kosovo today

By   /  09/11/2015  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on UNESCO to decide on Kosovo today

Pristina, 9 November 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Today is a decisive day for Kosovo’s accession to UNESCO. A voting will take place today on Kosovo’s accession during the proceedings of the General Conference of UNESCO being held in Paris. UNESCO has 195 members and to secure its accession in this organization, […]

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