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Erdogan and the anniversary of the fall of Constantinople

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Ankara, May 31, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency Erdogan called the New York Times a “trash brochure” By Manolis Kostidis Five hundred men dressed like Janissaries greeted Recep Tayyip Erdogan during the festivities that marked the 562th anniversary of the Fall of Constantinople, which for the Turks is a celebration. The whole scenery was reminiscent […]

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The personalities of the Turkish election

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Ankara, May 31, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Manolis Kostidis Recep Tayyip Erdogan Coming from a poor neighborhood of Istanbul, despite political restrictions that had been imposed on him due to the pro-Islamic action, he managed to stay in power for 13 years, develop the Turkish economy at an impressive pace and wants to remain […]

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Two tonnes of ammonium nitrate found in Cyprus

By   /  29/05/2015  /  CY Politics, CY Social, Cyprus, Headlines, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Two tonnes of ammonium nitrate found in Cyprus

Nicosia, May 29, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Kyriacos Kyriacou Police in Cyprus arrested on Thursday in Larnaka, Cyprus and remanded for six days a 26-year-old Lebanese national who appears to have close ties with Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah. The authorities here are investigating information concerning possible terrorist attacks on foreign facilities in […]

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Vucic promises Belgrade-New York direct flights

By   /  29/05/2015  /  Business, Politics, RS Business, RS Politics, Serbia  /  Comments Off on Vucic promises Belgrade-New York direct flights

Belgrade, May 29, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Milos Mitrovic Serbian Transport and Infrastructure Minister Zorana Mihajlovic and United States Ambassador Michael Kirby have signed the agreement that will enable reintroducing direct flights between Serbia and America after 23 years. At the same time, ahead to his next week’s visit to Washington, Prime Minister […]

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Romania sets Eurozone accession for the second half of 2019

By   /  29/05/2015  /  Finance, Headlines, Politics, RO Finance, RO Politics, Romania  /  Comments Off on Romania sets Eurozone accession for the second half of 2019

Bucharest, May 29, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Daniel Stroe Prime Minister Victor Ponta today said Romania wants to join the Eurozone in the second half of 2019, but pointed out this objective involves a national political consensus. “Romania wants to join the Eurozone in the second half of 2019. That is a symbolic […]

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Croatia: Prime Minister says he is ready for dialogue with the war veterans

By   /  29/05/2015  /  Croatia, Headlines, HR Politics, HR Social, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Croatia: Prime Minister says he is ready for dialogue with the war veterans

Zagreb, May 29, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Hari Stefanatos Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic made it clear today, after the clashes between the police and war veterans in St. Mark’s Square in Zagreb, that Croatia can’t become a police state or a state of spies and accused the adviser of the country’s president, […]

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El Mundo: Intervention of Merkel for a political agreement

By   /  29/05/2015  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on El Mundo: Intervention of Merkel for a political agreement

Athens, May 29, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Spiros Sideris With the phrase “Angela Merkel said ‘enough’” and entitled “An agreement on Greece”, the Spanish newspaper El Mundo claims that an agreement is imminent, perhaps even until Sunday, between the Greek government and institutions, so that the funding of the loan program from the […]

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June 1 – historical benchmark for BiH

By   /  29/05/2015  /  BA Politics, BA Social, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Headlines, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on June 1 – historical benchmark for BiH

Sarajevo, May 29, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Mladen Dragojlovic Monday, June 1 will be a historical benchmark for BiH, since the Stabilization and Association Agreement (SAA) will come into force in full capacity. State institutions must be prepared for this event and, in order to ensure that, EU Special Representative, Lars-Gunnar Wigemark met […]

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Smoking declines in EU, Greeks and Bulgarians top tobacco consumption

By   /  29/05/2015  /  BG Social, Bulgaria, GR Social, Greece, Headlines, Social  /  Comments Off on Smoking declines in EU, Greeks and Bulgarians top tobacco consumption

Sofia, May 29, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Clive Leviev-Sawyer of The Sofia Globe While smoking has declined across Europe, including among young people, the highest rates of smoking continue to be in Greece and Bulgaria, a Eurobarometer survey has found. Greece is highest in the percentage of smokers, at 38 per cent, followed […]

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