|Montenegro: Government appoints head negotiator for EU entry talks and new chief of police, takes steps to improve healthcare, public sector, economy||FYRMacedonia: Electricity, heating prices upped||Kurdish rebels call for uprising after Turkish air strike||President Ivanov: Macedonia enters 2012 certain in its ability to turn strategic goals into reality||Greece: Energy ministry eyes increased PPC rates||Tax officials end strike; Pharmacies shut on January 2-3||Greece: Eleftherotypia has shut down||New Year to be celebrated as Flight 2012||Vujanovic:Economy, integration priorities in 2012||Medvedev and Putin extend greetings to Tadic||Tadic: Hold on, no crisis lasts forever||Funds secured to continue works on Kragujevac–Batocina motorway||Competitions for European educational programmes available for Serbia as of February||Cvetkovic wishes citizens a happy and successful New Year|
06:34 | 0 | Beta
On Oct. 20, the prosecution of the Hague tribunal submitted for the judges' confirmation, the third amended indictment against the former commander of the Army of Republika Srpska (VRS), Ratko Mladic, with the added count for the execution by a firing squad of around 30 Muslims
12:35 | 0 | Alsat
Albania stepped down several places in the list that the World Bank makes in the “Doing Business” annual report. The report that was published in Washington for 2012 moved Albania from the 77th place to the 82nd.
12:37 | 0 | BH Daily News
Bosnia and Herzegovina has marginally improved its ranking on the list, and is now on the 125 position in comparison to last year's 127 position.
12:38 | 0 | Emg.rs
Dodik will have several bilateral meetings with members of Serb-American associations, representatives of Serb associations and the Serb Orthodox Church in the United States.
12:41 | 0 | Croatian Times
The Management Board of the INA oil company said on Thursday that the oil refinery in Sisak would not be closed down, nor were there any such plans.
12:43 | 0 | Athensnews.gr/Reuters
The troika was expected to publish its latest report on the economy on October 24, despite pressure to release it before the October 23 summit. The report is expected to indicate whether Greece is doing enough to cut its budget deficit to justify receiving the next, 8 billion
12:45 | 0 | ekathimerini.com
PASOK’s majority was reduced to just three seats after Prime Minister George Papandreou expelled MP Louka Katseli from the party.
12:47 | 0 | Emg.rs
Montenegro moves up by a full 10 places to 56th overall in the Doing Business 2012 world ranking list including 183 countries, the World Bank announces in its annual report released on Thursday, 20 October.
12:48 | 0 | MIA
Macedonia in the report, published Thursday, moved 12 places from the 34th to the 22nd place. It is a leader in Western Balkans and has performed much better than 19 EU countries.
12:50 | 0 | MIA
Latest information technology trends are part of debates and exhibitions of the 9. Microsoft Vision Conference, which kicked off Thursday in Skopje.
14:31 | 0 | Tanjug
Turk, who signed the decree one minute after midnight, decided to dissolve the parliament after Prime Minister Borut Pahor's government faced the no-confidence motion on September 20, and since there was no proposal for the appointment of a new prime minister.