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Skopje and Ohrid airports closed for traffic due to thick fog

07:35 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

Thick fog engulfed Ohrid late Monday, reducing the visibility to 100m and closing the 'St. Apostle Paul' airport, which has been an alternative to Skopje airport for the last two days.

Book "Macedonia" by German Franz Doflein published

07:42 | broj komentara 1 | MIA

Publishing house "Makedonska Rec" has released scientific-travel book "Mazedonien" (Macedonia) by German naturalist, professor Franz Theodor Doflein (1873-1924), one of the greatest German zoologists, who explored Macedonia in 1917 and 1918.

Parliament passes decision to send ARM troops in Afghanistan, B&H

07:44 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

MPs unanimously decided Monday to send Macedonian Army (ARM) troops to the ISAF mission in Afghanistan and EU mission ALTHEA in Bosnia&Herzegovina.

Minimum in BiH close to European bottom

07:46 | broj komentara 0 | BH News

According to the statistics agency the minimum salary in BiH is received currently by 60 000 workers or one in every ten employees.

Bulgaria takes urgent measures against foot-and-mouth disease

07:49 | broj komentara 0 | Sofia News Agency, BNR

A total of 37 new cases of domestic animals with foot-and-mouth disease have been detected in Southeastern Bulgaria, according to the National Veterinary Service.

Croatia gets its own WikiLeaks

07:52 | broj komentara 0 | Croatian Times

The Croatian version of whistle-blower website WikiLeaks has been launched and will soon start publishing exclusive information on some of the country's current affairs.

Edirne freezes twinning agreement with Yambol over "Armenian Genocide" Issue

07:57 | broj komentara 3 | BTA

The government of Edirne Municipality, Northwestern Turkey froze its twinning agreement with Yambol Municipality, Southeastern Bulgaria, implemented so far under a cross-border cooperation programme.

Romania: Liberals, Conservatives sign protocol setting up Centre Right Alliance

08:03 | broj komentara 0 | Agerpres

The opposition National Liberal Party (PNL) and Conservative Party (PC) signed a protocol on the establishment of the two parties' alliance in a ceremony at the Palace of Parliament attended by the PNL and PC leaders.

Albania to raise taxes on telecoms, banks

08:05 | broj komentara 0 | Reuters.com

Albania will impose higher taxes on telecoms and banks over what it sees as very high and unjustified fees, the prime minister said on Monday, a move that will mostly hit subsidiaries of foreign firms.

Greek PM chairs meeting on energy, pipelines

11:01 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Prime Minister George Papandreou on Monday chaired a government meeting focusing mainly on planned natural gas and oil pipelines passing through Greece, government sources revealed.

Law suit over Goldman Sachs Greek swaps sent to Parliament

11:02 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Supreme Court Prosecutor Ioannis Tentes on Monday forwarded to Parliament a law suit filed by an Austrian economist against international bankers Goldman Sachs for allegedly exposing the Eurozone to danger in 2000-2001 through swaps that allowed Greece to hide the full extent

Greece: Public transport strikes to continue

11:03 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Athens public transport staff have announced more strike action from Tuesday until Thursday, including work stoppages and 24-hour strikes.

Greek budget deficit down 36.5 pct in 2010

11:04 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Greece's state budget deficit was around 1.0 billion euros lower in the January-December 2010 period, compared with provisions included in the 2011 budget, falling to 19.603 billion euros from 30.871 billion euros in 2009, for a decline of 36.5 pct surpassing a budget target

Inspections intensify in Greece following German dioxin scare

11:05 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Hellenic Food Authority (EFET) inspections already conducted in major warehouses and supermarket chains in Athens and Thessaloniki have confirmed that no imports from Germany were made during the period prior to the dioxin animal feed scare late last month.

Skopje airport opened to traffic

14:52 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

The airport was closed since Friday due to low visibility caused by fog. Some planes were forced to return, while others were rerouted to Ohrid airport.


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