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Seselj’s acquittal surprise for Serbia

By   /  31/03/2016  /  Headlines, Politics, RS Politics, RS Social, Serbia, Social  /  Comments Off on Seselj’s acquittal surprise for Serbia

Belgrade, March 31, 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Milos Mitrovic Serbian Radical Party (SRS) leader Vojislav Seselj has been found not guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity over the Balkan wars in the 1990s, the judges of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) proclaimed today. The acquittal of Seselj, […]

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SIPA arrested several persons linked with Bobar bank irregularities

By   /  31/03/2016  /  BA Politics, BA Social, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Headlines, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on SIPA arrested several persons linked with Bobar bank irregularities

Banja Luka, March 31, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Mladen Dragojlovic Director of the RS Banking Agency and the Director of the RS Investment and Development Bank of this entity, Slavica Injac and Snezana Vujnić, are arrested on Thursday in the SIPA operation called “Avalanche” and taken to questioning in connection with the crime in […]

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Mayors and Greek businessmen accused for Cyprus Landfill scandal

By   /  31/03/2016  /  Business, CY Business, CY Politics, CY Social, Cyprus, Headlines, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Mayors and Greek businessmen accused for Cyprus Landfill scandal

Nicosia, March 31, 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Kyriacos Kyriacou Twelve defendants, among them the Larnaka mayor Andreas Louroudjiatis and former Pafos mayor of Pafos Savvas Vergas, who appear to be involved in the Paphos and Koshi landfill scandal, will appear in the Assize Court on April 26, the Nicosia District Court decided on […]

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Extraordinary EWG meeting to discuss Greece

By   /  31/03/2016  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Extraordinary EWG meeting to discuss Greece

Athens, March 31, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Zacharias Petrou An extraordinary Euro Working Group (EWG) meeting will be held Friday via teleconference to take stock of negotiations so far between the Greek government and the country’s creditors. The representatives of the “quartet” of lenders (D. Costello, R. Rueffer, N. Giammarioli, D. Velculescu) will all […]

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Moisiu: The end of 20th century has seen progress in the advancement of the Albanian cause

By   /  31/03/2016  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on Moisiu: The end of 20th century has seen progress in the advancement of the Albanian cause

Pristina, 31 March 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota The end of the 20th century has marked progress in the advancement of the Albanian cause and this is proved by the democratic stability of Albania, liberation of Kosovo “as a result of the war fought by Albanians and the efforts of [Ibrahim] Rugova” and […]

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Row over State Security background of Bokova UN campaign team

By   /  31/03/2016  /  BG Politics, Bulgaria, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Row over State Security background of Bokova UN campaign team

Sofia, March 31, 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Clive Leviev-Sawyer of The Sofia Globe A political controversy has erupted in Bulgaria after an MP said that half of the Foreign Ministry team appointed to handle Irina Bokova’s campaign to be the next United Nations Secretary-General had worked for the country’s communist-era secret service State […]

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PM Rama invites the opposition leader for dialogue

By   /  31/03/2016  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on PM Rama invites the opposition leader for dialogue

Basha: Edi Rama has mined democracy and independent justice. Hahn: Without voting the reform in the justice system, there’s no launch of talks for Albania’s accession in the EU Tirana, 31 March 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Edison Kurani Albanian Prime Minister, Edi Rama has addressed a public invitation to the leader of the opposition […]

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The head of surveillance of the Ministry of Interior remanded in custody

By   /  31/03/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Social, Social  /  Comments Off on The head of surveillance of the Ministry of Interior remanded in custody

Skopje, 31 March 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti Criminal Court of Skopje has remanded the head of the fifth directorate of surveillance at the Ministry of Interior, Goran Grujevski, into custody for 30 days. Grujevski is the main suspect for the destruction of surveillance equipment at the Directorate of Security and Counterintelligence. This […]

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Changes in the law on criminal procedure spark reactions

By   /  31/03/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Changes in the law on criminal procedure spark reactions

Skopje, 31 March 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti The changes in the law on criminal procedure have sparked debates and reactions. The proposal on changes has been made by the two coalition parties, VMRO-DPMNE and BDI (Democratic Union for Integration). According to this proposal, the defendant’s attorney is entitled to have 90 days […]

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