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Josipovic sworn in as third president of Croatia

09:02 | broj komentara 0 | EMportal, Hina, Beta

New Croatian President Ivo Josipovic took the presidential oath in Zagreb on Feb. 18, before the judges of the Constitutional Court.There were no Serbian representatives at the inauguration, because Kosovo President Fatmir Sejdiu was present, but observing the inauguration in the

Mesic organizes informal meeting of regional leaders

07:53 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Departing Croatian President Stjepan Mesic organized a dinner for regional leaders, including Kosovo President Fatmir Sejdiu, in Zagreb on the last day of his mandate, the Kosovo's president cabinet in Pristina stated.

EU assists BiH administration in implementation of the decentralized management system

07:56 | broj komentara 0 | Fena

European Union funded this project in the amount of 1.8 million euro with aim to support the BiH Ministry of Finance and Treasury in strengthening their institutional capacity to be ready for the implementation of the decentralized management system of the EU IPA funds in BiH.

Yanukovych's inauguration will be conducted on February 25

07:59 | broj komentara 0 | Ukrinform

The Regions Party has said that the suspension by the Higher Administrative Court of Ukraine of a Central Election Commission resolution on determining the result of the February 7 run-off presidential election is not a reason to postpone the date of the inauguration of Ukraine's

ECOFIN approves release of 1 bln euros worth tranche to Romania

08:01 | broj komentara 0 | Agerpres

Romania will receive the next tranche worth one billion euro from the loan granted by the European Union (EU) in early March, after the ECOFIN Council on Tuesday approved a decision to that effect.

Eurostat: Romania, highest construction output in EU, in Dec. 2009

08:03 | broj komentara 0 | Agerpres

According to Romania's National Statistics Institute data, in December 2009, construction output - gross value increased by 13.1 percent from November 2009, as highlighted by all structure elements.

FYROM: January consumer price index increases by 0.7 percent

08:05 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

The Consumer Price Index in January 2010 increased by 0.7% compared to December of last year, reads data of the State Statistical Office.

Over 50,000 visitors at Strumica Carnival

08:06 | broj komentara 0 | EMportal

About 2,500 masked individuals took part in the event, coming from all over FYRMacedonia, but also from Bulgaria, Serbia, Albania, Turkey and Finland.

Greek PM visiting London

08:10 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Prime Minister George Papandreou arrived in London on Thursday evening and will be participating on Friday in the Conference on Progressive Governance.On Saturday morning, the Greek premier will be giving an interview to the BBC and will be holding a meeting with the administrative

Villages evacuated in Evros

08:12 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

The river's overflow has flooded more than 200,000 square metres, while the villages of Poros and Lavara have already been evacuated. The damage caused so far has been estimated to amount to 7 million euros.

Gazprom invites Transgaz to join SouthStream

08:15 | broj komentara 0 | Nine O'Clock

Russia’s Gazprom has asked Romanian state-owned gas pipeline operator Transgaz to join the South Stream gas pipeline project, Economy Minister Adriean Videanu said yesterday.

ND unveils proposals to boost economy

10:49 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) party on Thursday unveiled 23 proposals as part of a package to revive economic growth, as it said.

Greek per capita GDP at 92.8% of EU average in '07

10:53 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Greece’s average per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP) totaled 92.8 pct of the EU average in 2007, Eurostat said on Thursday.

Greece: Checkpoints closed due to customs employees strike

10:54 | broj komentara 0 | EMportal

Evzoni and Doirani border posts were closed on Thursday due to customs employees' ongoing strike.

"If Iran goes nuclear, Muslim world will follow"

14:10 | broj komentara 0 | EMportal, Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned his Greek counterpart in an impromptu meeting on Monday evening that if Iran managed to develop nuclear weapons, the rest of the Muslim world would follow suit.

IMF mission examines Bulgarian economy

14:32 | broj komentara 0 | BNR

In the period February 18 - March 1, experts from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are to carry out the annual check–up of the Bulgarian economy.

Agreement on sale of bTV reached

14:34 | broj komentara 0 | BTA

News Corporation announced Thursday it has reached an agreement to sell bTV to Central European Media Enterprises (CME), the leading broadcaster in Central and Eastern Europe.

Lidl claims Croatia has no contaminated cheese on sale

14:40 | broj komentara 0 | Croatian Times

The contaminated cheeses "Reinhardshof, Harzer Käse, 200g" and "Reinhardshof, Bauernkäse mit Edelschimmel, 200g" made by Austrian company Prolactal had been stocked in Lidl supermarkets but were removed from its shelves at the end of January in Germany, the

"Energetika" becomes part of FYRMacedonia's energy system

14:42 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and ELEM (Macedonia Power Plants) Director General Vlatko Cingovski on Thursday formally set into work combined heat and power plant 'Energetika'.

Romania: S&P reconfirms rating for Transgaz

14:45 | broj komentara 0 | Nine O'Clock

The agency rated BB+ the company’s loans in foreign currency and BBB- those in national currency, with a negative perspective for both categories, the Money Channel reports.

Greek statistician is caught in limelight

16:08 16:19 | broj komentara 0 | The New York Times

The huge discrepancy between the initial forecast of 3.7 percent of gross domestic product for the 2009 deficit and the final figure of 12.7 percent was the product of two factors: the excessive optimism of the previous conservative government and the new Socialist government’s


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