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MUP: Weapons found in Borik hall ahead of jubilee

07:43 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Weapons were found at the Borik sports hall in Banja Luka ahead of the celebration of the Republika Srpska (RS) jubilee, the Banja Luka media reported, referring to the statement of RS Interior Ministry (MUP) spokesperson Mirna Soja.

Bulgaria forwards Horseshoe plan data to Germany

07:45 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Former Bulgarian foreign minister Nadeschda Nejnski stated that the Bulgarian government delivered to Germany and NATO the information about Operation Horseshoe, the alleged plan of former Serbian president Slobodan Milosevic aimed at ethnic cleansing of Kosovo back in 1999.

Josipovic did not congratulate RS Day to Dodik

07:46 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Croatian President Ivo Josipovic denied that he congratulated the Day of Republika Srpska (RS) to its president Milorad Dodik.

Bulgaria’s exports on the rise, National Statistical Institute says

07:53 | broj komentara 0 | Sofia Echo News

Bulgaria’s exports have been increasing, according to the National Statistical Institute, which said that there had been a 33.8 per cent increase year-on-year in exports to other European Union member states in the first nine months of 2011.

Croatia - Slovenia: EC will submit list of arbiters in second half of January

07:54 07:58 | broj komentara 0 | tportal.hr

The foreign ministers of Croatia and Slovenia did not get from the European Commission in Brussels on Tuesday a list of names of potential arbiters from which the two countries are expected to choose the president and two members of a five-member arbitral tribunal that will

Croatia: New parliament to begin first regular session on Jan 18

07:57 | broj komentara 0 | tportal.hr

The seventh parliament will begin its first regular two-week session on January 18, during which it is expected to revoke privileged pensions for MPs, members of the government and the Constitutional Court, which was one of the election campaign promises of the ruling Kukuriku

JASPERS technical assistance extended to Croatia ahead of EU accession

08:05 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

The objective of the JASPERS initiative is to increase the quantity and quality of projects financed by the EU Structural Funds so that investment supported by the Funds can be used more quickly and effectively.

Diplomats: Greece pushing for delay on Iran

08:09 | broj komentara 0 | Athensnews.gr

EU states have already agreed in principle to an embargo on Iranian oil, part of the latest Western effort to ratchet up pressure on Tehran over its nuclear programme.

Greek Minister rules out mass public-sector lay-offs

08:11 | broj komentara 0 | Athensnews.gr

Administrative Reform and e-Government Minister Dimitris Reppas on Tuesday ruled out large-scale public-sector layoffs while briefing a Parliamentary Committee noting that the labour reserve measure had "run its course" and would not be extended.

McNamara: President Obama to exert leadership for Macedonia's admission to NATO

08:15 | broj komentara 2 | MIA

The US administration has a real opportunity to advance American leadership at the NATO summit in Chicago, ensuring that Macedonia joins NATO this year would be a sign that President Obama genuinely understands America’s primary role in creating and maintaining a democratic

Macedonia and Kosovo have no open political issues

08:16 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

Advancing overall relations between Macedonia and Kosovo, first and foremost bilateral parliamentary cooperation, and sharing Macedonian experiences were the main topics discussed on Tuesday in Pristina by Parliament Speaker Trajko Veljanoski and his Kosovo counterpart Jakup

Greece close to bond holder deal

08:20 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

Greece is close to agreeing a deal with private sector bondholders on a debt swap that should pave the way for a second bailout package for the country.

Orka Holding is new owner of three Macedonian dailies

08:21 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

The WAZ Media Group has sold its shares in three Macedonian daily newspapers - Dnevnik, Utrinski Vesnik and Vest - to Macedonia's Orka Holding, Media Print Macedonia has said Monday.

Major oil companies in Romania, slapped with fines of over 205 million euros

08:23 | broj komentara 0 | Agerpres

The Competition Council has punished the major oil companies in Romania, OMV Petrom, OMV Petrom Marketing SRL, Rompetrol Downstream SRL, Lukoil Romania SRL, MOL Petroleum Products SRL and Eni Romania with 205.8 million euros (880,5 million lei) in fines, the president of the

Petrom and EEPRL start deepwater drilling in Black Sea

08:25 | broj komentara 0 | Agerpres

The oil group Petrom and Exxon Mobil Exploration and Production Romania Limited (EEPRL), a branch of Exxon Mobil Company, started the deepwater exploration drilling at Domino-1 oil well, the first deep water exploratory well in the Romanian sector of the Black Sea, Petrom told a

Greece: Credit to private sector remained negative in November

08:27 | broj komentara 0 | AMNA

The annual growth rate of total credit granted to the domestic private sector decreased to -2.4% in November 2011 (October 2011: -2.2%, December 2010: 0.0%), the Bank of Greece said on Monday.

Turkish Air Force helicopter flies over Greek islet of Ro

08:29 | broj komentara 0 | AMNA

A Turkish Air Force helicopter entered Greece's Flight Information Region (FIR) without submitting flight plans at 2:51 p.m. on Monday and flew over the Aegean islet of Ro, the Greek Armed Forces General Staff announced.

Turkish aircraft enter Athens FIR

08:30 | broj komentara 0 | AMNA

The 6 turkish aircraft entered the Athens FIR earlier on Monday evening between the islands of Lesvos and Chios. Two infringements of air traffic regulations on the Athens FIR were recorded that developed into 5 violations of national airspace.

Greece:Exports return to rise in Nov. 2011, imports drop further

08:32 | broj komentara 0 | AMNA

Greek exports returned to an upward trend in November 2011, after a decline in October, while imports continued to drop sharply due to an increasing decline in local consumer demand, according to flash estimates released by the independent Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT)

Jumbo reports 1.0 pct increase in H1 sales

08:33 | broj komentara 0 | AMNA

Jumbo Group on Monday said its sales rose around 1.0 pct in the first half of the current year (July 2011-June 2012) compared with the same period last year, to around 293 million euros.

Tadic,Josipovic,BiH Presidency to meet in February

12:02 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs, Tanjug

Serbian President Boris Tadic should meet with members of the Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) Presidency and Croatian President Ivo Josipovic on Mt. Jahorina, BiH, in February, Tanjug was told in the president's press office on Tuesday evening.

RS police arrests one suspect

12:04 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

One person was arrested in Banja Luka Tuesday suspected of being involved in the case of weapons found in the Borik sports hall ahead of the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Republika Srpska (RS), the RS police confirmed to Tanjug on Tuesday evening.

No terms for troika's return to Athens, Commission says

12:35 | broj komentara 0 | AMNA

The Commission spokesman declined to comment on press reports over further cuts in private sector wages, saying that these issues would be examined during talks between the troika and the Greek authorities.

Brief takeover of radio station by anarchists; 20 arrested

12:40 | broj komentara 0 | AMNA

A group of some 30 self-styled anarchists staged a brief takeover of private FLASH radio station just before noon on Tuesday.


09. January - 15. January 2012.