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IMF Executive Board approves €331 million extended arrangement for Albania

By   /  28/02/2014  /  AL Finance, Albania, Finance, Headlines  /  Comments Off on IMF Executive Board approves €331 million extended arrangement for Albania

Tirana, February 28, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved a 36-month SDR 295.42 million (about €330.9 million; 492.4 percent of country’s quota in the Fund) arrangement under the Extended-Fund Facility (EFF) for Albania in support of the authorities’ reform program. The approval allows for immediate disbursement […]

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Montenegro has opened 25 embassies in seven years

By   /  28/02/2014  /  ME Politics, Montenegro, Politics  /  Comments Off on Montenegro has opened 25 embassies in seven years

  By Adnan Prekic – Podgorica The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, during the past seven years, has implemented the decision of the Government on the establishment and the inauguration of the six permanent missions to international organizations, which involve 25 embassies and three consulates in general. In the period from 2006 to […]

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Incentive for Kosovo, new party formed by the speaker of parliament and former Thaci’s minister

By   /  28/02/2014  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Incentive for Kosovo, new party formed by the speaker of parliament and former Thaci’s minister

Pristina, February 28, 2014//Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota A new party has emerged in the political arena of Kosovo. Two protagonists of the Democratic Party of Kosovo, Fatmir Limaj and Jakup Krasniqi announced today (28.02) in Pristina their new political subject called Incentive for Kosovo. IBNA’s correspondent in Pristina who followed this afternoon […]

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8 cases of swine flu confirmed in Kosovo

By   /  28/02/2014  /  Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on 8 cases of swine flu confirmed in Kosovo

Pristina, February 28, 2014//Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota 8 cases of patients affected by swine flu have been admitted in the Infective Wing of the hospital of Pristina. Three of the cases are still under treatment in hospital, while 5 others have been treated and are at home. The patients affected by swine […]

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23rd Day of Protests in B&H and 2nd One in Banja Luka

By   /  28/02/2014  /  BA Politics, BA Social, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Headlines, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on 23rd Day of Protests in B&H and 2nd One in Banja Luka

  By Medina Malagic – Sarajevo A wave of protests has hit cities and towns throughout B&H, accompanied by the regularly scheduled and increasingly organized Plenums, or citizens’ assemblies. While in cities throughout the FB&H protests have been ongoing nearly every day for a little over three weeks, in the RS entity the second protest […]

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The end of the Erdogan era is close

By   /  28/02/2014  /  Headlines, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on The end of the Erdogan era is close

  The millions of dollars, the kickbacks and the instructions over the telephone. Obama and Gulen tell him goodbye. By Manolis Kostidis – Ankara The telephone conversations between Erdogan and his son, which were the product of wiretaps, have opened gashes on his political power and now everyone is wondering what will be the final […]

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Bulgarian business climate unchanged m/m in February 2014 – NSI

By   /  28/02/2014  /  BG Business, Bulgaria, Business, Headlines  /  Comments Off on Bulgarian business climate unchanged m/m in February 2014 – NSI

  By Clive Leviev-Sawyer of the Sofia Globe Bulgaria’s business climate indicator in February 2014 was largely unchanged from that in January, according to the National Statistical Institute (NSI). A regular NSI poll found that there was an improvement of the indicator in industry (by 1.5 percentage points) and construction (by 2.7 percentage points), and […]

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VMRO-DPMNE is expected to decide on early parliamentary elections

By   /  28/02/2014  /  Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on VMRO-DPMNE is expected to decide on early parliamentary elections

Skopje, February 28, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti The largest Macedonian party in power, VMRO-DPMNE will hold an extraordinary meeting to assess the incentive of the coalition party Democratic Union for Integration (BDI) for the dissolution of Parliament and the holding of early parliamentary elections along with presidential elections. In a press statement […]

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US Department of state concerned over human rights in FYR Macedonia

By   /  28/02/2014  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Social, Social  /  Comments Off on US Department of state concerned over human rights in FYR Macedonia

Skopje, February 28, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti In its recent reports on human rights in former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the US Department of State has raised its concern over the state of human rights. The main problem identified by the report relates to the fact that the government doesn’t respect human […]

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