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Cyprus’s Russian agreement met with uneasiness in London

By   /  28/02/2015  /  Cyprus, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Cyprus’s Russian agreement met with uneasiness in London

London, February 28, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Thanasis Gavos The strengthening of bilateral relations between Cyprus and Russia, especially in such a period of tension and lack of trust between Moscow and the West, was bound not to go down well with London. Earlier in the week British jets had to take off […]

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Swarovski moves its plant to Serbia

By   /  27/02/2015  /  Business, RS Business, Serbia  /  Comments Off on Swarovski moves its plant to Serbia

Belgrade, February 27, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Milos Mitrovic Austrian producer of luxury cut lead glass Swarovski moves its plants from China and Czech Republic to Austria and Serbia. The move has been announced today from company’s headquarters in Wattens, Austria. Serbian Chamber of Commerce hailed Swarovski’s decision as good news for the […]

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Brussels requests results from Montenegro in the fight against crime and corruption

By   /  27/02/2015  /  Headlines, ME Politics, Montenegro, Politics  /  Comments Off on Brussels requests results from Montenegro in the fight against crime and corruption

Podgorica, February 27, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Adnan Prekic There are increasing objections from the part of the European Union, regarding Montenegrin authorities’ need to improve struggle against corruption and organised crime. In the framework 23 and 24 negotiating chapters EU expects concrete results, while the Montenegrin government is generally focused on the […]

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Brussels says that Croatia is on the brink of being blocked from EU funds

By   /  27/02/2015  /  Croatia, Finance, Headlines, HR Finance  /  Comments Off on Brussels says that Croatia is on the brink of being blocked from EU funds

Zagreb, February 27, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Marija Avramovic The parliamentary opposition on Friday welcomed the first growth of the Croatian economy after 12 quarters of decline, but also warned about the reprimand which Croatia received yesterday from Brussels. The European Commission, however, announced that it would start a more stringent supervision of […]

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Romanian Ministry of Defense denies conscription amid conflict in neighboring Ukraine

By   /  27/02/2015  /  Headlines, Politics, RO Politics, Romania  /  Comments Off on Romanian Ministry of Defense denies conscription amid conflict in neighboring Ukraine

Bucharest, February 27, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Daniel Stroe Romanian minister of Defense, Mircea Dusa, today stressed there is no conscription underway in the country amid the military conflict in neighboring Ukraine which prompted rumours Romania is drafting young men in the anticipation of a wider regional conflict. Dusa pointed out it is […]

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Government in BiH still hasn’t been established

By   /  27/02/2015  /  BA Politics, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government in BiH still hasn’t been established

Banja Luka, February 27, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Mladen Dragojlovic BiH Council of Ministers, President Denis Zvizdic, said on Friday in Banja Luka that he is convinced that new Council will be established by March 11, and it will mark the end of the formation of the government on state level. “I am […]

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Kosovo and Albania together in the European path

By   /  27/02/2015  /  Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Kosovo and Albania together in the European path

Pristina, February 27, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota President of Kosovo, Atifete Jahjaga met today (photo) with the Albanian Foreign Minister, Ditmir Bushati. During this meeting, the two interlocutors agreed on boosting cooperation between the two countries. They stressed that it’s necessary for Kosovo to make more efforts in its integrating processes […]

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Wiretapping affair, new materials on PM Gruevski

By   /  27/02/2015  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Wiretapping affair, new materials on PM Gruevski

Skopje, February 27, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti Leader of Macedonian opposition published today fresh materials relating to the wiretapping scandal and the main protagonist was PM Nikola Gruevski. During this conversation, Gruevski is heard telling to the minister of Transport and Telecommunications, Mile Janakievski to demolish a building belonging to a […]

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Foreign diplomats in FYROM may also have been subject to wire tapping

By   /  27/02/2015  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Social, Social  /  Comments Off on Foreign diplomats in FYROM may also have been subject to wire tapping

Skopje, February 27, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti Foreign diplomats in FYR Macedonia also fear that they may have been subject to wire tapping. This has been declared by Macedonian opposition sources, who say that they have materials that confirm that ambassadors and diplomats in the country have been eavesdropped. Such thing […]

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Kosovo is close to delivering the criteria for the visas

By   /  27/02/2015  /  Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Kosovo is close to delivering the criteria for the visas

Pristina, February 27, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Minister for European Integration, Mr. Bekim Collaku, held a meeting today with the representative of the German Ministry for Cooperation and Economic Development, Mr. Dirk Schtattschneider. Minister Collaku thanked Mr. Schtattschneider for the support given by Germany for Kosovo’s economic development and expressed his […]

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