|Three bids submitted for Smederevo steel mill||Geox shoes to open factory in Nis||Rastello: Greek economic crisis, chance to solve name issue||Greece-Cyprus-Israel undersea cable is announced||CoE awards three Croatian coastal towns||His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with His Holiness Patriarch Maxim of Bulgaria and members of the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church||Russian Church prepared to send monk envoys to Kosovo||Russian Partriarch Kirill meets with Bulgaria's highest state officials||Government to encourage Chinese investors to invest in Montenegro, PM Jiabao says||New York Times: Greece preoccupied with crisis to devote to Macedonia issue||Turkish-Americans: Inclusion of Macedonia in NATO well overdue||PM Gruevski: Macedonia open to new Chinese investments||First group of Dutch tourists arrives in Ohrid||Carrefour-Marinopoulos group under investigation for dodging VAT through fake invoices||Twenty-six people arrested in Attica prefecture in two days for debts to the state||National Bank to set up subsidiary for SE European units||EU says Greece's special rights in OTE-DT deal incompatible||Athens condemns exploratory drilling in occupied part of Cyprus||KYSEA cancels buying of four C 27 aircraft||Moscow ready to help Ukraine investigate terrorist attack||Greece: EIB to delete drachma clauses||Tadic: Morava Airport for economic development||EBRD and Bulgarian government launch Green Economy Programme||EBRD invests in first wind power project in Ukraine||EBRD lays foundation for road PPP in Western Balkans||Southern Europe needs balance between austerity and growth, he says in a speech||EBRD: Boosting Turkish wind energy generation||US deploys stealth jets to air base in Southwest Asia||PM says Chinese investments, hiring to be done by rules||Croatia: Gas and electricity prices to go up by double-digit percentage||Italians want to buy all of Slavonias hazelnuts||Croatia behind European household internet access average||Croatian Telecom profits up||76.5% of citizens support BiH's integration into EU||Tadic, Dodik and Kusturica visit Visegrad||Prvi Partizan to build new factory in Uzice||Improving utility infrastructure in five Serbian municipalities||Calzedonia starts construction of EUR 20 million factory in June||Petroleum Industry of Serbia reports strong quarterly revenue growth - Net profit dropped||International tender for hot spring resort and battery factory||Homen: Confiscated property worth over EUR 350mln||IMF approves EUR 106.6 million for Pristina||Deal inked on Turkish donation for Morava airport||NBS sells EUR 20 million||"Arena 2012": Strong police, army precondition of strong state|
10:58 | 0 | Hina, Comtex
The Croatian government on Friday sent to parliament bills increasing the VAT rate from 22 per cent to 23 per cent and introducing additional taxes on salaries, pensions and other income exceeding HRK 3,000, with two tax rates - a two per cent and a four per cent tax rate.
11:05 | 0 | EMportal
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu met with senior officials of Montenegro, said they were determined to make Balkans a region of peace, stability and prosperity.
11:17 | 0 | Comtex
In responding to the answers of opposition deputies, Igor Luksic, the deputy prime minister and the minister of finance, has said that Montenegro's economy and budget are not facing a bankruptcy. If that was the case, there would be no cooperation with credit agencies and the state's
11:45 | 0 | EMportal
The questionnaire consists of 2,178 questions on 368 pages. The questions relate to all segments of the European legal framework and the Copenhagen criteria for EU membership. The questionnaire attaches particular importance to the political criteria. Good governance, the rule
11:53 | 0 | EMportal
Three separate wildfires were reported on Sunday in the southern Peloponnese, with all three luckily being extinguished towards the evening hours, given the extremely arid conditions prevailing in the country over the weekend due to a mini heat wave.
11:59 | 0 | STA
The government has decided that Slovenia is to purchase EUR 1.3m doses of vaccine against swine flu and 140,000 units of the anti-influenza drug Relenza, Health Minister Borut Miklavcic told. The measure will cost Slovenia slightly over EUR 14m.
12:03 | 0 | ANA
It is estimated that about thirty five H1N1 infections are being confirmed in Greece on a daily basis, mostly because Greece is a popular tourist destination. In the meantime, two new cases were reported among the navy personnel.
09:51 | 0 | Dnevnik
Bulgaria’s prime-minister-to-be Boyko Borisov nominated two deputy prime ministers, one Minister without Portfolio and 13 more ministers for the country’s new Cabinet, where experts will have an overwhelming majority.
09:55 | 0 | Dnevnik
The consensus among businesspeople is that the new ministers should be good experts and administrators and incoming prime minister Boyko Borissov should guarantee that abuses and incompetence will not be tolerated.
09:57 10:11 | 0 | EMportal
The Ring Highway is 7.000 km long and has vertical axis to Azerbaitzan, Serbia and Albania. Subject to the completion of its final alignment, many of its parts will coincide with sections of well known European axes.
10:12 | 0 | RadioNET
Slovenia on Friday officially blocked the closing of the policy chapter Freedom of Movement for Workers in Croatia's EU accession talks, explaining that in that chapter, too, Croatia had submitted documents prejudging the Croatian-Slovene border.
10:15 | 0 | Focus News Agency
Only two such centers exist in Europe, located respectively in the UK and in the Netherlands. The reason for the Americans to insist on setting up a similar facility in Dalmatia is the long period of good weather, which allows for almost eight months of active training.