|Roadblocks partially cleared near the village of Zupce||UNESCO Director General visits FYRMacedonia||Suspected Gaddafi convoy crosses into Algeria||Eurobank, Alpha Bank in merger deal||Irene cuts power to 1.8 mln, shuts refineries, nukes||Albania: Fire emergencies, operations in Kukes and Gramsh||Djelic: Serbia deserves candidate status, start date for negotiations on EU membership||Serbia protects national interests on its EU path||Stefanovic says abolishment of Serbian institutions in northern Kosovo is not topic of talks||Serbian representatives and IMF to discuss possibility of budget deficit exceeding RSD 120 billion||Final talks ahead of UNSC session on Kosovo are underway||Zagreb says Tadic's and Jeremic's statements are unacceptable|
09:55 09:57 | 0 | Tanjug
Although there are still issues on which Serbia and Montenegro hold divergent views, the relations between Serbia and Montenegro could and must be better and the two countries should be the closest allies not only in the region, Montenegrin President Filip Vujanovic said.
21:01 | 0 | Emg.rs, Tanjug, MIA
The 2011 report showed that the region of South-East Europe continues to improve business regulations for entrepreneurs, and that all 19 cities measured for the second time show improvements in comparison with the first report that was published in 2008.
10:42 10:43 | 0 | Tanjug
Andricgrad will be built in three stages which should be completed in 2014. The Andricgrad project is based on the novel The Bridge on the Drina by Ivo Andric, the winner of the 1961 Nobel Prize in Literature.
10:57 | 0 | BNR
The Bulgarian Red Cross and the Turkish Red Crescent have united their efforts and will cooperate in the opening of a joint aid center close to the border checkpoint between Bulgaria and Turkey at Captain Andreevo-Kapakule.
10:59 | 0 | BNR
In June, the general indicator of Bulgaria’s business climate has dropped by 0.4 percent compared to the previous month, with a certain improvement seen in the services sector only.
11:01 | 0 | Sofia Echo News
Bulgaria and Croatia have officially recognised the Transitional National Council as legitimate representatives of the Libyan people, Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry said in a media statement on June 28 2011.
11:02 | 0 | Sofia Echo News
Householders will face increasing fuel and energy prices in the months ahead. Natural gas will rise by 4.7 per cent from July and heating rates in Sofia will rise by about four per cent, according the the preliminary assessment by the State Energy and Water Regulatory Commission
11:04 | 0 | Croatian Times
There are 288 people in Croatia with international warrants against them issued by third countries, who cannot be extradited because they have Croatian citizenship.
11:06 | 0 | Croatian Times
Adria Design company, owner and distributor of children’s brand Turbo Limac and a number of brands acquired late last year from Magma, has made a decision to immediately close its 29 stores and send more than 200 of its employees home.
11:09 | 0 | MIA
President Gjorge Ivanov presented Tuesday a mandate to VMRO-DPMNE leader Nikola Gruevski to form the new government of the Republic of Macedonia.
11:10 | 0 | MIA
The Bank of England has a contingency plan in place in case Greece defaults on its debt payments, its governor Sir Mervyn King has said, BBC reports.
11:12 | 0 | MIA
The 4. Festival of French Film, held July 2-5 in Ohrid, will open with screening of "Romantics Anonymous", directed by Jean-Pierre Ameris.
11:14 | 0 | MIA
"Freedom House", an international non-governmental organisation, in its latest report entitled "Nations in Transit 2011" assesses the democratic development in Macedonia with an average score of 3.82.
11:18 | 0 | ANA, Hotenews.ro
Romanian President Traian Basescu gave a vote of confidence to the Greek banks that are active in his country, after his meeting with President Karolos Papoulias, who is carrying out a two-day visit to Bucharest as of Tuesday.
11:20 | 0 | ANA
Greek Foreign Minister Stavros Lambrinidis will pay a two-day visit to Montenegro on Wednesday and Thursday, representing Greece at the ministerial session and summit of the Southeastern Europe Cooperation Process (SEECP) that will be held in the city of Bundva.
11:22 | 0 | Athensnews.gr, Reuters
The Balkan banking system should be able to stand up to the gradual withdrawal of credit lines from Greek banks to their subsidiaries but a Greek default might send neighbouring governments searching for extra help.
11:25 | 0 | ANA
The only way to avoid an immediate default is for Greece's Parliament to approve a revised economic programme, EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn said here on Tuesday.
11:27 11:31 | 0 | Emg.rs, ANA
The Greek parliament votes on Wednesday on a crucial Medium-Term fiscal programme, amidst a general labor strike and severe criticism by the opposition, but also bickering within the government and ruling party themselves.
11:28 | 0 | Emg.rs, ANA
A total of 15 people were arrested and 22 others were taken in for questioning late Tuesday night during violence outside parliament in central Syntagma Square between riot police and protestors.
11:31 | 0 | ANA
The Athens Metro will operate as normal on Wednesday, following the decision taken by the metro rail operators' union to suspend their industrial actions.
11:34 11:45 | 0 | Athensnews.gr
Violent incidents between the riot police and demonstrators in the centre of Athens, early Wednesday, marked the second day of the 48-hour strike, as the plenum is voting on the medium-term fiscal strategy programme.
14:19 | 0 | Emg.rs, Tanjug
The foreign ministers meeting of the South East Europe Cooperation Process (SEECP), attended by Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic, has began in Becici (Montenegro) on Wednesday.This will be the last time Montenegro will preside over SEECP, as the country is due to hand over
15:16 19:00 | 0 | Emg.rs, Athensnews.gr, ANA, The Guardian, news.it
Roughly 1,000 mostly youthful rioters on Wednesday again clashed with riot police outside Parliament, on the second day of a nationwide 48-hour strike called by Greece's two main trade unions against the government's austerity measures -- which were nevertheless passed by majority
17:18 | 0 | MIA
Due to recent developments in Greece and the outbreak of violence in the capital, FYRMacedonia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises the citizens of Macedonia planning to visit Greece or are already staying there to avoid to travel to Athens or other larger cities and to attend
19:04 | 0 | ANA
Demonstrators in Thessaloniki gathered outside the Water Supply and Sewerage (Eyath) building and marched to the Thessaloniki Port Authority (THPA S.A.) facilities, protesting peacefully against the planned privatisation of the two state-run utilities.
19:09 | 0 | ANA
Papandreou expressed certainty that the ruling Pasok Parliamentary group will rise to the occasion and vote in favour of the medium-term programme -- hours before the 155. He stressed that main opposition New Democracy (ND) also relies on the same certainty, clarifying that