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Romanian Parliament appoints new head of foreign intelligence service

By   /  30/06/2015  /  Headlines, Politics, RO Politics, Romania  /  Comments Off on Romanian Parliament appoints new head of foreign intelligence service

Bucharest, June 30, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Daniel Stroe The Romanian Parliament convened in a joint session today voted in favor of putting Mihai-Razvan Ungureanu (photo) as head of the country’s Foreign Intelligence Service (SIE), despite warnings from the ruling majority it would not vote him, three years after he left the same […]

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BiH doesn’t expect problems with the euro

By   /  30/06/2015  /  BA Finance, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Finance, Headlines  /  Comments Off on BiH doesn’t expect problems with the euro

Banja Luka, June 30, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Mladen Dragojlovic BiH economy analysts are not worried about possible effects of crisis in Greece on the economy of the state, despite the fact that the national currency, convertible mark (BAM), is linked with the Euro in a fixed rate. In fact, there is no […]

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Euro-skepticism in Serbia grows

By   /  30/06/2015  /  Headlines, Politics, RS Politics, RS Social, Serbia, Social  /  Comments Off on Euro-skepticism in Serbia grows

Belgrade, June 30, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Milos Mitrovic Half of the population in Serbia believes that country should become a member of the European Union, while 37 percents are opposed to a membership; 73 percents of Serbs are against the country’s possible membership to NATO. This are the results of the poll […]

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World Bank concerned over the impact of the Greek crisis on the economy of Albania and Balkan region

By   /  30/06/2015  /  AL Finance, Albania, Finance, Headlines  /  Comments Off on World Bank concerned over the impact of the Greek crisis on the economy of Albania and Balkan region

Tirana, 30 June 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency In the Global Perspective report which has just been recently published by the World Bank, this institution says that “economic and financial pressure in Greece poses an extra threat for the region’s predictions, although the exposure of other Eurozone countries has dropped since 2010”. According to the report, […]

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Anastasiades discusses Greek Crisis with Tsipras and Merkel 

By   /  30/06/2015  /  CY Finance, CY Politics, Cyprus, Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Anastasiades discusses Greek Crisis with Tsipras and Merkel 

Athens, June 30, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Kyriacos Kyriacou Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has spoken with German Chancelor Angel Merkel about the Greek crisis, in the context of his initiative on Greece, whose economic programme expires at midnight tonight, Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides has announced. “The aim is to reach agreement over a […]

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Is the Greek crisis having an impact on FYROM?

By   /  30/06/2015  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Finance, Headlines, MK Finance  /  Comments Off on Is the Greek crisis having an impact on FYROM?

Skopje, 30 June 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti There have been growing concerns in FYROM about the Greek crisis, but bank authorities say that this  crisis cannot threaten the banking sector of the country. But there are concerns that this situation may infect the country through commerce. The country’s central bank has taken […]

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Merkel: Talks with Serbia must continue and the Special Tribunal must be created

By   /  30/06/2015  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Merkel: Talks with Serbia must continue and the Special Tribunal must be created

Pristina, 30 June 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Kosovo’s Prime Minister, Isa Mustafa was received today in an official meeting in Berlin by the German chancellor, Angela Merkel. In a joint news conference after the meeting, Merkel said that Kosovo must continue the talks for the normalization of relations with Serbia and approve […]

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Albania-Kosovo energy highway will be ready next year

By   /  30/06/2015  /  Energy, Kosovo, XK Energy  /  Comments Off on Albania-Kosovo energy highway will be ready next year

Pristina, 30 June 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota The 400 Kv interconnection line which will link Kosovo to Albania is expected to be completed by mid 2016. This was declared by the Albanian minister of Energy and Industry, Damian Gjiknuri, who participated in the Expoforum held in Pristina, dubbed “New ways of funding […]

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Kosovo is a success story, says US congressman Engel

By   /  30/06/2015  /  Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Kosovo is a success story, says US congressman Engel

Pristina, 30 June 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota US Congressman, Elliot Engel held a meeting today with the president of Kosovo, Atifete Jahjaga. After this meeting, Engel considered Kosovo as a success story, praising the achievements of the young state. Engel said that partnership between Kosovo and USA is important and said that […]

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Our job is to prevent Greater Albania, Russian ambassador to Tirana says

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Tirana, 30 June 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency The ambassador of the Russian Federation to Tirana, Alexander Karpushin says that it’s become a joint task for the concept of Greater Albania not to be implemented. Speaking on the concern which has recently emerged on the so called “the Greater Albania cause”, Mr. Karpushin says that the concept […]

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