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SDSM's plan for unrest leaked to police, media

09:13 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

The documents were sent by the Central Committee of SDSM to all of their community organizations, in which precise instructions are given to implement a dark scenario of Branko Crvenkovski and Radmila Sekerinska during the elections on Sunday, June 5.

EMG in FYRMacedonia

Macedonian voters to elect new government on Sunday, 53.86% turnout by 5 p.m.

09:04 20:14 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

Sunday's vote begins at 7 a.m. and will last until 7 p.m. A total of 1,821,122 people are eligible to vote at 2,976 polling stations nationwide. They can choose from 18 lists with 1,679 candidates, vying for 120 MP seats.Voter turnout in Sunday's parliamentary polls was 53.86%

His Holiness Benedict XVI’s first address in Croatia

“I offer my most cordial greetings to the beloved land of Croatia!”

20:42 20:56 | broj komentara 0 | Papa.hr, RadioNET

“It gives me great joy to come among you as a pilgrim in the name of Jesus Christ. I offer my most cordial greetings to the beloved land of Croatia, and as Saint Peter’s Successor I warmly embrace all its inhabitants” where Pope Benedict XVI’s first words

Croatia prepares for pope’s visit

08:32 08:38 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs, BH Daily News, Fena, Radio NET, B92

Croatia is implementing extensive security measures ahead of Pope Benedict XVI visit this weekend. According to Zagreb Police Administration Deputy Chief Mihael Varga, police performed security checks of about 10,000 citizens, seized about 1,000 pieces of weapon and welded about

Moody's downgrades ratings of eight Greek banks

08:31 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Moody's  downgraded National Bank of Greece (NBG), Alpha Bank and Piraeus Bank to B3 from Ba3, Agricultural Bank (ATE) and Attica Bank to B3 from B1, and Emporiki Bank and General Bank of Greece (Geniki) to B1 from Baa3.

Moody's downgrades City of Athens debt rating

08:20 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Completing the review it commenced on May 10, Moody's said on Thursday that "Greek municipalities, including the city of Athens, are unlikely to have enough financial flexibility to enable their credit quality to be stronger than that of the sovereign itself".

FYROM: Election campaign ends, silence begins at midnight

22:16 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

The pre-election camapign ends on Friday midnight, marking the start of the silence prior to Sunday's polls.

Greece:Giorgos Petalotis under attack

11:51 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs, ANA

Government spokesman Yiorgos Petalotis was attacked and booed by citizens at the Argyroupolis area of Athens, where he participated at a governing party event. More than 700 people were expecting him at the door and, as he arrived, they started verbally attacking him and throwing

Protest rally in Didimotiho against illegal immigrants centres

10:11 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

The protest was organised by the municipality of Didimotiho and as the mayor said it is the beginning of mobilisations against decisions that are attempting to downgrade and downplay Evros without taking the views of the local society into consideration.

PASOK MPs send letter to PM, voicing concerns over Medium-Term strategy bill

09:52 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Stressing the need for an assessment of what had been done so far, the MPs said it was an issue of both common sense and Democracy, while they spoke of "widespread concerns over the vote on the Medium-Term [Fiscal Strategy] using urgent procedures and as a single article".

OHR to stay in BiH until further notice

09:42 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

The Office of High Representative (OHR) will stay in Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) until further notice in order to control the implementation of the Dayton Treaty since it was determined that it is too early for retreat.

International Congress Organisators offer vote of confidence to Greece

06:50 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Despite Greece's adverse economic condition, a large number of representatives gave a 'vote of confidence' to Greek congress destinations, which poses optimistic for the future of the Greek congress market.

Greece to activate option to sell 10 pct of OTE to Deutsche Telekom

06:48 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

The Greek government will activate an option contained in an existing contract between the Greek state and Deutsche Telekom to sell an additional 10 pct equity stake in Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (OTE) to the German group, Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou

Government announces abolition/merger and restructuring of 75 public-sector agencies

06:46 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Government vice-president Theodoros Pangalos on Wednesday announced that 75 public-sector agencies and organisations are to be abolished, merged or restructured in order to cut back on public spending.

Troika-government agree three changes to wages and labor relations for Medium-Term Program on the economy

06:44 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Three changes to wages and labor relations were agreed late Tuesday during a meeting at the Greek finance ministry between an EU-IMF 'troika' team in Athens, labor and social security minister Louka Katseli and finance ministry senior officials.

PM Papandreou to meet Juncker on Friday

06:42 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Prime Minister George Papandreou will be meeting Eurogroup's head Jean-Claude Juncker on Friday.

Greek Foreign ministry on new Albanian certificates

06:33 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

The removal of designations of a holder's ethnic origin from new certificates issued by Albania was a decision that raised questions regarding its motives, Greek foreign ministry spokesman Grigoris Delavekouras stressed on Thursday.

Greek Government on Skopje positions regarding name issue

06:31 | broj komentara 3 | Tanjug

The Greek government does not expect any substantial shift in Skopje's policy concerning the name dispute with Greece after the upcoming general elections in the FYROM, foreign ministry spokesman Grigoris Delavekouras indicated on Thursday.

Electric rail strike on Friday

06:30 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

A union representing Athens Piraeus Electric Railway (Isap) employees will hold a 24-hour strike on Friday.

International street festival 'Baskerfest 2011' kicks off Friday in Skopje

06:22 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

The sixth international street festival "Baskerfest 2011" will kick off Friday in Skopje, offering over 400 performances of acrobats, magicians, mimes, jugglers, clowns, musicians, puppeteers from 15 countries.

E.coli fears result in plummeting export of Macedonian early vegetables

06:21 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

The news that Enterohaemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC) bacteria was allegedly found in cucumbers imported from Spain has resulted in reduced export of Macedonian cucumbers at foreign markets, claim early vegetables traders in the country's southeast.

Croatia: Four billion Euros of loans may end up unpaid this year

06:17 | broj komentara 0 | Croatian Times

The repayments due on every ninth loan in Croatia are unpaid or irregularly repaid, the research of Roland Berger consultants finds.

Bulgarian, Greek cabinet to hold joint sessions in September

06:16 | broj komentara 0 | BNR

The bilateral relations between Bulgaria and Greece are at an excellent level and have entered a new phase, the Greek Foreign Minister Dimitris Droutsas told reporters in Athens.

Bulgarian, Russian foreign ministers hold talks in Moscow

06:15 | broj komentara 0 | BNR

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov has arrived on a visit in Moscow to meet with Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and discuss many aspects of the bilateral relations and the opportunities for intensifying them.

Albania: Results in July, CEC to conclude complaints at Weekend

06:14 | broj komentara 0 | Alsat

The Central Election Commission (CEC) is expected to conclude the complaints that have been addressed to this institution during the weekend, but this institution will need some months to certify the result of May 8 elections. Besides waiting the decision of the Electoral College,

Kosor welcomes Pope Benedict XVI

05:34 | broj komentara 0 | Beta

Croatian Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor on June 2, at the beginning of the government session, wished a welcome to Pope Benedict XVI, whose weekend arrival in Croatia is gaining an increasingly political dimension.

Bulgaria hosts conference of judicial regulatory authorities of Balkan countries

09:09 | broj komentara 0 | BNR

The town of Velingrad, Southern Bulgarian plays host, June 1st through the 4th, to the Sixth International Conference of judicial regulatory authorities from the countries of the Balkan region.

Greek Minority on local elections in Albania

09:07 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

A noted increase in Greek Minority participation in Albanian elections demonstrates strong ties. Below is an article published by Athens News:

Moody's downgrades Greece again

09:05 | broj komentara 0 | Athensnews.gr, AP

Credit rating agency Moody's downgraded Greece's bond ratings deeper into junk status Wednesday, a further blow to the struggling country which has been wrapping up negotiations for a vital fifth installment of international bailout loans.

Bank of Greece chief: Eurozone exit speculations "ludicrous"

09:03 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Bank of Greece (BoG) governor George Provopoulos on Wednesday rejected speculation of Greece's leaving the eurozone as "ludicrous".


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04. July - 10. July 2011.