|Standard & Poor's affirms Macedonia's stable credit rating||Merkel's hint at referendum makes waves||Positive EU-Turkey agenda launched in Ankara||Fitch downgrades Greece to CCC on fears Greece won't stay in euro zone||President Plevneliev met representatives of leading American companies||Bulgaria, Qatar, Turkey to build Svilengrad-Rousse express highway||Agricultural fair has attracted 250,000 people||EBRD says emerging Europe remains under eurozone cloud||Sir Suma Chakrabarti becomes the next President of the EBRD, Djelic congratulates him on appointment||Serbia requests same volume of financing from EBRD||EBRD: Economic growth of 0.1 percent in 2012||Agreement on simplification of trade procedures||Germany records less asylum requests from Serbia||Research into media freedom in Serbia presented||€25 m investment in defence industry||Protesters demand release of Kosovo Serb||Ivanovic:Idea of "greater Albania" not extinguished||Dikovic: Kosovo is greatest security challenge||Dacic: Attack in Dobrosin shot at common life|
06:35 06:36 | 0 | Tanjug
The trial of Ratko Mladic before the International Crimainal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague commenced Wednesday with an opening statement by the prosecutor, who announced he would prove that Mladic had his fingers in all the crimes the Serb forces had
06:35 | 0 | Tanjug
International community's High Representative for Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) Valentin Inzko has told the UN Security Council the situation in BiH has improved since the start of the year, stressing that it is the result of a positive atmosphere in the region.
06:34 | 0 | Tanjug
Representatives of Serb parliamentary parties in Republika Srpska (RS) reached a consensus on Tuesday that before a decision is made about Bosnia-Herzegovina's (BiH) joining NATO it is necessary to conduct a referendum in RS, and that Serbia's attitude towards the Alliance should
06:33 | 0 | Novinite.com
Bulgarian Economy and Energy Minister Delyan Dobrev and the head of Russian energy giant Gazprom Alexei Miller have concluded that the construction of the South Stream gas transit pipeline is progressing "as scheduled".
06:32 | 0 | Novinite.com
According to preliminary data, the Foreign direct investment in Bulgaria for January - March 2012 amounted to EUR 236.8 M (0.6% of GDP), compared to a negative FDI of EUR 42.2 M (0.1% of GDP) for January - March 2011.
06:32 | 0 | tportal.hr
By signing a joint declaration in Brussels on Tuesday, Croatia joined 10 European Union member states that support the European Commission's proposal to considerably increase the EU budget for next year.
06:31 | 0 | BTA
President Plevneliev met Tuesday Microsoft founder Bill Gates during the Seattle leg of his US visit. A programme for global libraries, run by The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, is very successful in Bulgaria, underscored Plevneliev.
06:30 | 0 | Voice of Russia
According to the National Bank of Greece, on the first working day of this week depositors withdrew about 700 million euros from their accounts in the Greek banks.
06:29 | 0 | Emg.rs
The World Bank representatives voiced the institution’s readiness to continue to assist Montenegro’s further activities aimed at maintaining fiscal and financial stability.
06:27 | 0 | Emg.rs
In addition to lauding the PEP, the EU ministers welcomed Montenegro’s efforts to boost fiscal and financial stability as a precondition for long-term economic growth and greater employment.
06:27 | 0 | MIA
The largest wine distributor in China will sign an agreement with nine Macedonian wineries for export of Macedonian wine to China.
06:26 | 0 | MIA
Gold fell for a fourth straight day to its lowest since late December on Wednesday, sucked into a broad-based sell-off that dented global markets on the back of alarm over political turmoil in Greece.
06:26 | 0 | MIA
The turnover index in industry in Macedonia in March 2012, in comparison with March 2011, marks a 7% rise, according to data by the State Statistical Office.
06:25 | 0 | MIA
Vice Premier and Finance Minister Zoran Stavreski and Luxembourg Finance Minister Luc Frieden signed Tuesday in Brussels a double taxation and investment protection agreement.
06:25 | 0 | MIA
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy Ljupco Dimovski and Israeli counterpart Orit Noked signed late Monday a bilateral cooperation arrangement in the agriculture sector.
06:24 | 10 | MIA
Greece is the NATO member-state most likely to be kicked out of the Alliance because of its behaviour towards Macedonia and Turkey, shows a survey of the Atlantic Council and Foreign Policy magazine.
06:24 | 0 | Agerpres
Romania's economy contracted 0.1 percent in the first quarter of 2012 compared with Q4, 2011, which means the country has slipped into technical recession because of two consecutive quarters of falling Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
07:49 | 0 | Tanjug
After Croatia's EU entry, a natural pause in the enlargement process will follow as Western Balkan countries have not even opened the accession talks, Tanjug learned from the head of the EU Delegation to Serbia Vincent Degert, who voiced hope that the entry talks with Serbia
06:56 | 0 | Emg.rs
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan said that Bosnia & Herzegovina needed sustainable development and its basis was political stability.
07:23 | 0 | Pioneer-Investors.com
Former ethnic German journalist Rudy Kamla is the first Sibiu local to die from several complications, among which paralysis and blindness, after having been bitten by a tick four years ago, director of the Local Labour Inspector's Office, Francisk Torok, a friend of the victim,