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Kurds and the June 2015 general election in Turkey

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Ankara, January 31, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Manolis Kostidis Political analysts are watching with great interest the developments in Turkey on the Kurdish problem and the June 2015 election. A party in Turkey needs 10% to gain seats in Parliament and 25% for independent MPs in cities. Until today the Kurds, due to their […]

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Weekly review: when the blonde lady sings

By   /  31/01/2015  /  Headlines, Politics, RO Politics, RO Social, Romania, Social  /  Comments Off on Weekly review: when the blonde lady sings

Bucharest, January 31, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Daniel Stroe Friday night caught the Romanian politics in a vortex of information and accusations launched by Elena Udrea, former presidential adviser and presidential candidate last fall and currently leader of rightist Popular Movement Party. Udrea, under judiciary control since prosecuted for money laundering and false […]

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‘Campaign against Serbian Army’

By   /  31/01/2015  /  Headlines, Politics, RS Politics, RS Social, Serbia, Social  /  Comments Off on ‘Campaign against Serbian Army’

Belgrade, January 31, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Milos Mitrovic “General Dikovic is an honorable officer. Repeated offends against him represent the attempt to discredit and destabilize Serbian Army and to diminish all the achievements that have been accomplished in Serbia in last two and a half years”, Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said on […]

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Dracula Park project floated again in Romania

By   /  30/01/2015  /  Business, RO Business, Romania  /  Comments Off on Dracula Park project floated again in Romania

Bucharest, January 30, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Daniel Stroe Romania wants to build a Dracula theme park in Transylvania, the head of the national tourism agency said, reviving an idea which dates back to more than a decade ago but which never came to fruition. “We want to develop a Dracula theme park, […]

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Ivanic: ‘Weapon sale to Ukraine is harmful’

By   /  30/01/2015  /  BA Politics, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Ivanic: ‘Weapon sale to Ukraine is harmful’

Banja Luka, January 30, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Mladen Dragojlovic BiH Presidency chairman, Mladen Ivanic, said on Friday in Banja Luka that the contract for the exportation of BiH weapon to Ukraine is harmful for BiH and can cause a large scale of problems in its relations with Russia. “It will bring under […]

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Serbia, biggest importer in Kosovo

By   /  30/01/2015  /  Business, Kosovo, XK Business  /  Comments Off on Serbia, biggest importer in Kosovo

Pristina, January 30, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Kosovo’s Agency of Statistics has published the data relating to imports and exports for December 2014. These data indicate a lower trade deficit for December 2014 by 198,4 million Euros compared to the 201,4 million Euros deficit in the same period of 2013. Export covers […]

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Nicosia looks forward to Tsipras’ visit

By   /  30/01/2015  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Nicosia looks forward to Tsipras’ visit

Nicosia, January 30, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Kyriacos Kyriacou Nicosia looks forward to Monday’s visit to Cyprus by the newly elected Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras, Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides said, expressing certainty that discussions during the visit will once again prove the close long-standing cooperation between Cyprus and Greece. According to […]

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Head of TIA: The future? We have launched negotiations with the Albanian Government

By   /  30/01/2015  /  AL Business, Albania, Business, Headlines  /  Comments Off on Head of TIA: The future? We have launched negotiations with the Albanian Government

Interview with CEO of TIA (Tirana International Airport): 10 years of developing the gate to Europe. Rolf Castro-Vasquez, Chief Executive Officer of TIA talks about the airport and the future developments Interviewed by Arlinda Çausholli  Comments have been made that Tirana International Airport applies high charges compared to other airports in the region. Can you […]

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Bloomberg claims Croatia could benefit from some of Tsipras’ moves

By   /  30/01/2015  /  Business, Croatia, Headlines, HR Business  /  Comments Off on Bloomberg claims Croatia could benefit from some of Tsipras’ moves

Zagreb, January 30, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Marija Avramovic Croatian Minister of Tourism, Darko Lorencin in an interview with Bloomberg said that he expected tourism revenues this year to exceed EUR 7 billion and that it would attract more tourists due to political instability in Greece. “Last year, revenue was around EUR 7 […]

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KIPRED: Dissolution of former Yugoslavia has caused mistrust and hostility among the Balkan people

By   /  30/01/2015  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on KIPRED: Dissolution of former Yugoslavia has caused mistrust and hostility among the Balkan people

IBNA Special Report Pristina, January 30, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Kosovar Institute for Policy Research and Development (KIPRED) published today the conclusions of the study on ethnic relations in Western Balkan and the implications that they bear on Kosovo. According to this study, the violent dissolution of former Yugoslavia left mistrust and hostility […]

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