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Ukrainian Central Elections Commission names Yanukovich new president

22:55 22:58 | broj komentara 0 | Itar-Tass

According to the final election report, Yanukovich gained 48.95% of votes (12.48 million) in the February 7 election round, while his rival, Prime Minister Yulia Timoshenko, gained 45.47% of votes (11.59 million).

Important step to end political crisis in Albania

09:07 09:29 | broj komentara 0 | EMportal

The initiative provides an important opportunity to end the political crisis and to advance the country's reforms and the European integration agenda

Istanbul Photo Contest" exhibition shows city through eyes of foreign tourists

09:20 | broj komentara 0 | Anadolu

70 photos selected by the "Istanbul Photo Contest" jury from among thousands of photographs taken by 213 photographers from 40 countries, will be on display at the exhibit for a month.

Carnival celebrated throughout Greece

09:23 | broj komentara 0 | EMportal

The last weekend of carnival will be celebrated throughout Greece on Saturday and Sunday, as Monday marks the religious holiday of "Shrove Monday", the beginning of Lent in the predominately Christian Orthodox east Mediterranean country. Orthodox Easter will be celebrated

Flooding along Evros River

09:24 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Some 600 hectares of arable land was flooded along the Evros River, extreme NE Greece, as a result of a levee breach near the village of Tichero and in the wake of recent heavy rainfall.

NATO forces launch major offensive against Taliban in Afghanistan

09:29 09:40 | broj komentara 0 | EMportal, MIA

The United States, British and Afghan forces have kicked off a major offensive operation against Taliban insurgents in southern Afghanistan, which is liable to prove the biggest battles in the eight-year-long war on terror in the post-Taliban country.

40-50 trucks waiting along Kulata checkpoint

09:30 | broj komentara 0 | Focus

The other checkpoints on Bulgarian-Greek border are operating normally.

Albanian police seized 20,000 pairs of contraband shoes from Bulgaria

09:32 | broj komentara 0 | Focus

In an operation dubbed Morina the Albanian police have foiled the contraband of 20,000 pairs of shoes worth half a million of dollars.

Emitt tourism Fair kicks off in Istanbul

09:36 | broj komentara 0 | Hürriyet Daily News

Emitt, one of the biggest travel and tourism fairs in the Mediterranean began in Istanbul on Thursday. The guest country of this year’s fair is Egypt.

Greek crisis could force change in EU economy pact

09:40 09:45 | broj komentara 0 | EIbusiness.com

EU officials on Saturday pledged a toughening of monetary policy in the wake of Greece's economic crisis, raising the possibility of modifying the bloc's stability pact.

EU's Ashton to make first Balkan visit next week

11:43 | broj komentara 0 | EMportal, EUbusiness.com, Beta

EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton said Friday she would make her first trip to the Balkans shortly, following talks with Austrian Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger in Vienna.

NATO Secretary General congratulates Viktor Yanukovych

22:59 | broj komentara 0 | EMportal

On behalf of NATO, I warmly congratulate Viktor Yanukovych on his election as President of Ukraine. The elections were free, fair and democratic, and an example for the region.


08. February - 14. February 2010.