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World Bank to support Serbia with $580m Fidesz wins elections with two-third majority EU Ministers to reemphasize support to EULEX Romania: Unemployment hits record high. Layoffs to continue Meeting Italian and Albanian traders in Bari FYROM:Macedonians want to join NATO but under constitutional name Connecticut National Guard detachment sent to Kosovo Malaysian businessmen urged to explore opportunities in Croatia Foreign Affairs and General Affairs Councils meet in Luxembourg Eventful week for Bulgarian foreign policy TIKA finances Drina bridge renovation in Bosnia HR/EUSR welcomes prospect of NATO MAP Albania: Visa-Free travel faces further delay Patients’ health endangered in Gracanica Lissovolik: New agreement on pensions and salaries Radmanovic: Silajdzic violated the constitution Serbian President visited the flooded areas USAID, more efficient fight against various hazards Ministry of Energy, Mining to hold press conference Cvetkovic to meet with Italian Minister for Economic Development Signing of contract on financing Serbian language textbooks for children in Diaspora Cvetkovic to meet with his Bulgarian counterpart Serbia, Italy to sign joint statement on using Drina River’s potential FinMin visits Vagonka Nis PM Cvetkovic visits Vulovic Transport company PM Cvetkovic visits AmCham Djelic signs agreement on scientific, technological cooperation Tadic: Opposition's push for elections hurts stability

News Archive

Volcanic no-fly ban funnels extra EUR 75,000 to passenger rail carrier CFR Calatori

08:04 | broj komentara 0 | Agerpres

Passenger rail carrier CFR Calatori collected 75,000 euros from the sale of extra tickets on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, following the shutdown of Romania and other European countries' air space because of the ash cloud generated by the eruption of Iceland's volcano Eyjafjallajokull.

EU refuses blame for air traffic chaos

08:06 | broj komentara 0 | EUbusiness.com

The European Union's top transport official rejected Tuesday growing criticism that the EU failed to adequately address the air traffic chaos caused by the volcano eruption in Iceland.

Volcanic Ash Crisis: Frequently Asked Questions

08:08 | broj komentara 0 | EUbusiness.com

The purpose of this memo is to respond to the most frequently asked questions concerning the current volcanic ash crisis, notably in relation to the Commission's role in opening up Europe's airspace, while fully respecting safety requirements, to passenger rights and to the economic

Over 530 flights cancelled, another 177 delayed at Russian airports

08:13 | broj komentara 0 | Itar-Tass

Russian airports cancelled 531 flights and delayed another 177 on Tuesday due to the volcanic ash cloud coming from Iceland, the Federal Air Transport Agency said.

"FYRMacedonia could obtain date for EU entry talks during Spain's presidency "

11:51 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

FYRMacedonia could be given a date for start of EU accession talks during the Spanish presidency and Spain will invest all of its energy to turn it into reality, stated Spain's Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos at Tuesday's joint press conference with his Macedonian counterpart

Kacin: Visa liberalisation for Bosnia and Herzegovina likely on Dec. 19

11:54 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

 Visa free regime for citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina is likely to happen on Dec. 19, 2010, one year after revoke of the visas for Serbia, Montenegro and FYRMacedonia, says Jelko Kacin, vice-president of the committee for Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and

SEEMO: In Romania and Bulgaria, political pressure on media continues

11:55 | broj komentara 0 | EMGportal

The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), a network of editors, media executives and leading journalists from South East and Central Europe and an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), is alarmed at the political pressure being exercised on media in both

Accession negotiations: EU and Croatia provisionally close chapter on free movement of goods

12:33 | broj komentara 0 | EMGportal

On 19 April accession negotiations between the European Union and Croatia have moved on to a provisional agreement on free movement of goods, which is key for the internal market to bring down barriers, create more jobs and increase overall prosperity.

S&P lowers Montenegro rating to BB, outlook negative

12:34 | broj komentara 0 | EMGportal

The reason for downgrade in the ratings was the country’s vulnerability to economic and banking-system pressures, as well as the deteriorating quality of the country’s assets, reads a press release.

Ukrainian, Russian presidents to meet in Kharkiv on April 21

12:41 | broj komentara 0 | Ukrinform

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will make a working visit to Kharkiv on April 21.

Situation with flights from Russia to Europe improving slowly

07:26 | broj komentara 0 | Itar-Tass

The situation with the flights from Russia to Europe that emerged over the eruption of a volcano in Iceland and the closed air space in several countries started improving but very slowly.

Danube strategy conference opens

07:27 | broj komentara 0 | EMGportal

The Danube strategy project keeps growing and it will be possible to adopt it as a European project in 2011, Austria's Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger announced Monday, opening a Danube strategy conference in Vienna.

Bulgarian embassies aid stranded Bulgarians because of air-traffic blockade

07:29 | broj komentara 0 | BNR

The Bulgarian embassies continue to aid stranded Bulgarians because of the transport crisis around the world, said Foreign Ministry in Sofia.

IATA: Re-think volcano measures

07:34 | broj komentara 0 | EMGportal

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) sharply criticized European governments for their lack of leadership in handling airspace restrictions in light of the Icelandic volcano eruption and urged a re-think of the decision-making process.

Icelandic volcano has cost France 200 million euros

07:38 | broj komentara 0 | ANSAmed

The French secretary of state responsible for tourism, Hervé Novelli, believes that the grounding of flights caused by the eruption of the Icelandic volcano has cost French airlines and tour operators "200 million euros".

Arbitration agreement between Slovenia and Croatia ratified

07:57 | broj komentara 0 | EMGportal

The Slovenian Parliament ratified the arbitration agreement regarding the border between Slovenia and Croatia. The ratification is an important step towards cutting the nearly 20-year-old Gordian knot that has bedevilled relations between the two countries.

Strikes and demonstrations in Athens

07:59 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Kiosks remained Tuesday closed, as the federation of kiosk owners called a 24-hour nationwide strike, protesting against both the rises in tobacco and the rest austerity measures taken by the government.

Greece: Air-traffic controllers suspend strike for Thursday, Friday

08:01 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

The union representing the country’s air-traffic controllers yesterday called off a 48-hour strike it had called for Thursday and Friday to avoid aggravating flight disruptions provoked by a cloud of volcanic ash hanging over much of Europe

WHO now says volcano ash cloud poses no health risk

08:02 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

The World Health Organization says the ash cloud over Europe poses no health risk beyond areas close to the volcano in Iceland.


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