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E. coli outbreak: EU withdraws Egyptian seeds from the market and temporarily bans their import Free shares revive Serbian capital market Krkobabic opposes raising of pension age Special Olympics ending ceremony: Optimism, strength and humanity Agreement with Belgrade no interstate deal, opposition in Kosovo Catherine Ashton:We all want to see Kosovo move closer to the European Union Candidate status for Serbia in December realistic, Polish ambassador BiH foreign minister says Tadic's visit to Sarajevo is very important UK donates equipment to Serbian Interior Ministry Scholars of “Dositeja” fund to have training at Piraeus Bank Children from Kosovo bringing a 50-meter long flat to Novak Djokovic Tesla Bank’s goal to bolster economic relations between Serbia, Croatia Serbian FM: OSCE strategic partner in providing security in region Kosovo Government: Agreements contribute to better life for people Tahiri: Agreements for better life of people Samos: Infant born with lights from cell phones Increase in tourist arrivals on Rhodes and Dodecanese complex Greece: Deregulation of taxi sector effective as of July 2 Commission expects progress in Greek debt plan at July 11 Eurogroup meeting Lavrov: Russia, NATO differ on Libya resolution Romania 2011 Baccalaureate shocks nation as less than half students pass exam FYROM: Gasoline, diesel prices drop Greece: Enterprises to receive 200 mln euro boost Croatia needs five years to reach pre-crisis foreign investment levels 542 million BAM of taxes collected in BiH in June Right-Wing takes Tirana’s municipal council after 10 years Inflation is calming down, 2012 projected inflation rate is achievable Serbia's external debt went up EUR 58.4 million in April

ADEDY announces protest against cuts on Saturday, June 4

12:12 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

The civil servants' union federation ADEDY on Tuesday announced a protest rally against the new measures announced by the government at Klathmonos Square in central Athens, at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 4.

PM Papandreou meets party leaders

12:07 12:10 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Prime Minister George Papandreou met on Tuesday with political party leaders and stressed the need for the national goal of decreasing deficits and tackling the debt to be achieved.

BiH Presidency puts ban on arms export out of force

11:27 | broj komentara 0 | Fena

The Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina today held an emergency session and adopted a decision on putting out of force the decision to suspend issuing licenses for the export of arms and military equipment from Bosnia and Herzegovina.

CEFTA countries to create preconditions for EU integration

11:18 | broj komentara 0 | Tanjug

Through the efficient use of their own resources, the countries belonging to the CEFTA region should improve their economic environment, enhance the exchange of goods and services, attract investors and provide a joint entry into the foreign markets, it was estimated Monday

Fitch downgrades five Greek banks

08:23 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

The Fitch Ratings firm proceeded on Monday with the downgrading of the longterm credit rating of five Greek banks.

Samaras: No to consensus leading to continued mistakes

08:20 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Antonis Samaras on Tuesday again rejected government overtures for his party's consensus for the eagerly expected and new batch of urgent privatisations, speaking immediately after the conclusion of a meeting with Prime Minister George

Troika team to meet ND officials on Wednesday

08:18 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) officials responsible for economic issues will meet with a visiting EC/ECB/IMF team on Wednesday, it was announced on Tuesday.

Malstrom: New measures do not affect visa regime with Serbia

07:55 | broj komentara 0 | Beta

European Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmstrom announced on May 24 in Brussels that reducing the problem of false asylum seekers was being discussed with Serbia and Macedonia, but that the envisaged new emergency measures were not directed at any particular country,

Presidents of Serbia, Slovakia and Romania to boycott Warsaw summit

00:15 00:41 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs, Tanjug

Serbian President Boris Tadic will not take part in the summit of the countries of Central and Southeastern Europe in Warsaw on May 27-28 because Kosovo will not be presented asymmetrically, and Polish media have cited the same reason behind the decisions by the heads of state

Albanian PM claims victory in race for capital

08:26 | broj komentara 0 | AP

Sali Berisha said that the country's former interior minister, Lulzim Basha, got 78 more votes than the leader of the opposition and the current mayor of the capital, Edi Rama.

Bill Clinton: “Montenegro is a success story”

08:23 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

Prime Minister Igor Lukšić met Bill Clinton, 42nd US President and founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation in his first visit to Montenegro where he was a keynote speaker at the Inaugural Conference Balkan Networking for Social Empowerment of South-Eastern Europe organised

Dimitar Bogov offically new NBRM Governor

08:21 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

Newly appointed Governor of the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia (NBRM) Dimitar Bogov Monday took solemn oath before the Parliament Speaker Trajko Veljanoski thus starting his 7-year term.

President Ivanov has an audience with Pope Benedict XVI

08:19 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

Vatican has once again voiced its support for the people of Macedonia. The country for 43 years continues the tradition to commemorate the Slavonic enlighteners Cyril and Methodius, which was welcomed by Pope Benedict XVI as well as the importance of spreading Christianity,

Greek Government to lift restrictions in more than 130 professions

08:14 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

The finance ministry announced the automatic abolition of all restrictions regarding the access and operation of a long list of professions, valid as of July 2, 2011.

Greece: Additional measures to cut fiscal deficit

08:12 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Finance Minister Yiorgos Papakonstantinou says the government has decided to "immediately proceed" with the sale of state stakes in several major enterprises as part of efforts to deal with Greece's financial crisis.

Greece: The January - April 2011 deficit remains in line with budget targets

08:09 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

According to the data available for the execution of the State Budget for the four months January – April 2011, on a fiscal basis, the deficit amounts to 7,246 million euros compared to the target of 6,924 million euros set in the 2011 Budget. During the same period in

Zagreb Jewish Film Festival to be held on 22-28 May

08:07 | broj komentara 0 | Croatian Times

The fifth Zagreb Jewish Film Festival will be held in the Europa cinema. It will be organised with the theme “Women in the Holocaust” and it will be dedicated to all women who were forced to cope with all terrors of the Second World War using their strength, courage,

IMF urges reforms for Croatia to catch up with regional economic recovery

08:06 | broj komentara 0 | Croatian Times

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission on a recent visit to Croatia has judged the country’s economic recovery as lagging behind others in the region.

Bulgaria to sign on Nabucco Pipeline in Turkey on June 6

08:04 | broj komentara 0 | Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria's Bulgargaz, a daughter company of the Bulgarian Energy Holding, will participate in the official signing of an agreement on the Nabucco gas transit pipeline in Turkey on June 6 2011

Turkish PM condemns Bulgarian xenophobic assault

08:03 | broj komentara 0 | Sofia News Agency

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized harshly the Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka's attack on Muslims during their prayer in Sofia last Friday.

Croatia to join EU on 1 July 2013

08:01 | broj komentara 0 | Croatian Times

The European Commission wants Croatia to join the European Union on 1 July 2013, the German daily Welt am Sonntag said on Sunday, citing senior diplomatic sources in Brussels.

B&H is the poorest country in the region

08:00 | broj komentara 0 | BH Daily News

About 60 percent of pensioners in BiH suffer from extreme poverty, whilst 215 000 pensioners receive less than 300 KM a month.

Berisha: Protests, no influence on tourism season

07:58 | broj komentara 0 | Alsat

The protests that are being organized all around the country will not block tourism, which this year will sign an historic record for Albania. In his last press conference from the Prime Minister’s Office, the head of the government focused his attention on tourism.

EU not introducing visas, but a mechanism for Serbia and FYROM

07:11 | broj komentara 0 | Beta

The European Union should introduce a mechanism for the quick temporary re-introduction of the visa regime for certain countries in exceptional and extraordinary circumstances, which the European Commission will propose on May 24, but this does not mean the returning of EU visas

Albania: CEC concludes counting process

20:43 | broj komentara 0 | Alsat

The counting process for the mayor of the municipality of Tirana ended after 125 ballot boxes, which had contested ballot papers. After 6 days of work, the Central Election Commission (CEC) concluded a process which stimulated protests, debates and controversy.

S&P cuts Credit Agricole rating on Greece

12:13 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

French bank Credit Agricole, one of the most exposed to Greece's debt-stricken economy, saw its credit rating cut on Friday by Standard & Poor's as fears over the euro zone's debt load intensify.

Turkish PM's wife on private visit to Rhodopi

12:11 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's wife, Emine Erdogan, paid a private visit to Rhodopi on Sunday, accompanied by Turkish state minister Egemen Bagis and AKP candidate MP Mehmet Muezinoglu, who comes from the region.

Trans Adriatic Pipeline strengthens commitment to Southeast Europe with Montenegro agreement

12:05 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperations (MOUC) with the Ministry of Economy of Montenegro concerning the development of natural gas markets and supply diversity in Southeast Europe.

EC opens infringement procedure against Romania's air services agreement with Russia

11:57 | broj komentara 0 | Agerpres

Agerpres correspondent Tudor Martalogu reports: The European Commission on Thursday took the first step in pursuit of an infringement procedure against Romania on its bilateral air services agreement with Russia, by sending Bucharest an official notification.

Montenegro introduces “one-stop shops” for company registration

11:54 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

This measure introduces the registration of new companies, including application for general tax registration and the VAT, excise and customs code, with a single public authority instead of a number of counters at several institutions, which in practice enables a significant


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