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Political parties reach an agreement, elections to be held on 11 December

By   /  31/08/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Political parties reach an agreement, elections to be held on 11 December

Skopje, 31 August 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti Leaders of the main four political parties in FYROM reached an agreement this evening, based on which the country will hold elections at the end of the year. According to the agreement which holds the signatures of Nikola Gruevski of VMRO-DPMNE, Zoran Zaev of SDSM, […]

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Post-Brexit rise in UK Cypriots’ enquiries on how to get a Cypriot passport

By   /  31/08/2016  /  CY Social, Cyprus, Headlines, Social  /  Comments Off on Post-Brexit rise in UK Cypriots’ enquiries on how to get a Cypriot passport

London, August 31, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Thanasis Gavos The Cypriot consular services in the UK have seen a rise in enquiries about acquiring the EU member-state’s citizenship and passport in the wake of the Brexit vote. A similar rise has been reported by many other EU countries, especially Ireland, as UK residents are […]

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Self Determination is determined to prevent demarcation with Montenegro

By   /  31/08/2016  /  Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Self Determination is determined to prevent demarcation with Montenegro

Pristina, 31 August 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota MP and founder of Self Determination, Albin Kurti said today that opposition and Self Determination in particular, will prevent the ratification of the Agreement for the Border Demarcation with Montenegro in the 1 September session. During a press conference, Kurti said that the activity of […]

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Manufacturers in Kosovo are yet to see the effects of SAA

By   /  31/08/2016  /  Business, Kosovo, XK Business  /  Comments Off on Manufacturers in Kosovo are yet to see the effects of SAA

Pristina, 31 August 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota The signing of the Stabilization Association Agreement (SAA) between Kosovo and the European Union is not yielding the necessary results in the growth of exports for domestic products. Ibrahim Rexhepi, head of STRASS Institute, says that commercial exchanges are still minimal, therefore the situation continues […]

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As many as 38 buildings in downtown Bucharest classified as public danger in case of earthquake

By   /  31/08/2016  /  RO Social, Romania, Social  /  Comments Off on As many as 38 buildings in downtown Bucharest classified as public danger in case of earthquake

Bucharest, August 31, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency There are 38 buildings of 87 flats occupied by 200 dwellers in downtown Bucharest classified as public danger in case of earthquake because they are registered in class one seismic risk category, and 12 such buildings are on Victoriei Road, Bucharest General Mayor Gabriela Firea said Wednesday. “In […]

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President Iohannis asks Romanian ambassadors to come up with strategy to strengthen Strategic Partnership with US

By   /  31/08/2016  /  Politics, RO Politics, Romania  /  Comments Off on President Iohannis asks Romanian ambassadors to come up with strategy to strengthen Strategic Partnership with US

Bucharest, August 31, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency Romanian President Klaus Iohannis asked the Romanian diplomats to come up with a strategy to strengthen and expand the Strategic Partnership with the United States, as it is “an essential pillar of Romania’s foreign and security policy” together with the goal of strengthening NATO and the European Union. […]

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Turkey summons US envoy over remarks on Syria operation

By   /  31/08/2016  /  Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Turkey summons US envoy over remarks on Syria operation

Ankara, August 31, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency Turkey has summoned the United States’ ambassador to Ankara, John Bass, to express the government’s disturbance over statements issued by Washington that suggested a loose agreement had been reached between Turkey and the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) group. “It has been underlined that such statements are […]

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Turkish EU minister calls remarks by EU commissioner ‘cultural racism’

By   /  31/08/2016  /  Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Turkish EU minister calls remarks by EU commissioner ‘cultural racism’

Ankara, August 31, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency Turkey’s EU minister has said comments by Germany’s European commissioner, in which he said Turkey would probably not join the EU while President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was in the Presidency, showed “cultural racism.” Turkish EU Affairs Minister Ömer Çelik was referring to remarks by EU Commissioner for Digital […]

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FMR Holding takes control of conglomerate Kolektor

By   /  31/08/2016  /  Business, SI Business, Slovenia  /  Comments Off on FMR Holding takes control of conglomerate Kolektor

Ljubljana, August 31, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency FMR Holding has raised its stake in the company FMR, the biggest owner of industrial conglomerate Kolektor, to over 80% and wants to buy the remaining 0.45% that it does not already own or is not owned by its Kolektor’s associate companies. This solves the ownership problem at […]

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