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Corruption suffocated Romania’s motorways

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Bucharest, October 31, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Irina Stoica The US Ambassador to Romania has called on the authorities in Bucharest to pay special attention to the country’s tourist industry. “Romania must keep improving its infrastructure by building freeways and highways”, Hans Klemm said. This is the only means of increasing the number […]

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NATO mini-summit in Bucharest next week

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Bucharest, October 31, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Irina Stoica Leaders of nine NATO member countries from Central and Eastern Europe will come to Bucharest next month to attend a summit on challenges to regional security. The meeting will be presided over by Romania’s head of state, Klaus Iohannis, along with his Polish counterpart, […]

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Bulgarian leaders send condolences after Bucharest nightclub fire deaths

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Sofia, October 31, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Clive Leviev-Sawyer of The Sofia Globe Bulgarian head of state President Rossen Plevneliev and Prime Minister Boiko Borissov sent messages of condolences to their Romanian counterparts on October 31 after the fire at a Bucharest nightclub that left a reported 27 dead and many injured. In […]

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Foreigners among victims in Romanian nightclub tragedy

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Bucharest, October 31, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Irina Stoica There will be three days of mourning in Romania after a Halloween concert ended up in tragedy in a nightclub in Bucharest. 27 people, mostly youngsters, died after a fire engulfed the “Colective” club. Hospitals in the Romanian capital are struggling to cope with […]

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Cypriot government reassessing energy potential 

By   /  30/10/2015  /  CY Energy, Cyprus, Energy, Headlines  /  Comments Off on Cypriot government reassessing energy potential 

Nicosia, October 30, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Kyriacos Kyriacou The Government is reassessing the energy potential to take rational decisions on natural gas issues, Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis said on Friday, after a meeting with the President of the Cyprus Green Party. “Right now we are examining the situation as it has evolved and […]

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Unemployment in Cyprus at 15.1% in September 

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Nicosia, October 30, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency Unemployment in Cyprus fell at 15.1% in September 2015, according to data released Friday by Eurostat. The total number of unemployed persons in Cyprus was 64,000. Unemployment in Cyprus declined slightly compared with June, July and August 2015, months during which it remained stable at 15.2%. Unemployment in […]

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Eide: Leaders decided to intensify Cyprus talks 

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Nicosia, October 30, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency The leaders of the two communities in Cyprus, President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, have decided to intensify the Cyprus negotiations, aiming at reunifying the island. In a statement read out on behalf of the two leaders, Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on Cyprus Espen […]

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Medvedev: EU demands Serbia to give up free trade with Russia

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Belgrade, October 30, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Milos Mitrovic European Commission demands from Serbia to drop out from Free Trade Zone (FTZ) with Russia, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said today. FTZ was established in 2000 on the grounds of the agreement on free trade between Serbia and Russia signed in the same year. […]

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Union members demand an increase in minimum wage in Kosovo

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Pristina, 30 October 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota The Unions of Kosovo have demanded an increase of minimum wage in the country. Unions said that for an average household, the minimum wage in force is not enough and that the minimum wage should be increased to match the other countries of the region. […]

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Back to the future for BiH

By   /  30/10/2015  /  BA Social, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Headlines, Social  /  Comments Off on Back to the future for BiH

Sarajevo, October 30, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Mladen Dragojlovic The US Agency for International Development (USAID) presented on Friday, in the BiH National Museum in Sarajevo, the campaign named “Time Capsule: the next 20 years”. The aim of the campaign is to encourage citizens, especially young people, to not only think about their future, […]

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