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Djelic denies any ownership connection to the "Ekonom:east Media Group" Dinar strengthens against euro,rate at RSD 115.65 EC: New crisis management measures to avoid future bank bail-outs Romania: Gov't decides to cut expenditures on protocol events, foreign visits in public institutions FYRMacedonia: January-April external trade volume US$3,3 billion: statistics US embassy hosts first-ever anti-piracy seminar at Posidonia exhibition Turkish tourists to receive visas at ports of Rhodes, Kos Preparedness exercise on Wed. by military's rapid deployment forces Tsipras briefs G20 ambassador's on SYRIZA's platforms on economy and foreign policy Sorensen:BiH to get candidacy status early in 2014 Hungary and Ukraine at forefront of democratic decline in Central and Eastern Europe Jahjaga rules out division of Kosovo or territory swap Josipovic won't attend new Serbian president's inaugural ceremony Historical archive Sarajevo makes cooperation with historical archives from Belgrade and Ljubljana officials Toner: Srebrenica genocide cannot be denied KCUS: Three patients operated with use of modern system for neuronavigation Money, Politics, Power: Corruption Risks in Europe Bulgaria awarded 5 first-class investor certificates since January 2012 NYTimes: Greece may go completely broke as soon as July According to Turkish school aids part of Bulgaria is Turkish territory Bulgaria to issue bonds worth up to EUR 950 mln. PM Berisha receives Kosova Minister of Labor and Social Welfare Nenad Rasic PM Berisha welcomes participants in International Conference on Foreign Investments in Albania Improvement of transport infrastructure important for region’s development Increasing number of protected areas in Serbia by European standards No new requirements for Serbia's EU membership EULEX flyers inform drivers on reregistration Spokesman: Fuele to attend Nikolic's inauguration UN ahead of decision - Jeremic or Cekuolis Military healthcare pillar of Angola-Serbia ties Tadic: We are close to formation of majority FH:Positive changes, but same ranking for Serbia Vujanovic to attend Nikolic's inauguration Nielsen: I hope that was just Nikolic's gaffe Analysts: More harm than good from higher VAT Economy's competitiveness poses main problem Serbia's balance of payments increased by 46.1%

Parties assail referendum proposal; Berlin denies reports

08:07 | broj komentara 0 | AMNA

Greek political parties reacted strongly on Friday to a proposal allegedly put forth by German Chancellor Angela Merkel regarding the holding of a referendum, alongside the June 17 general elections, on whether Greece should remain in the eurozone.

G8 back Greek stay within eurozone

08:05 | broj komentara 0 | Athensnews.gr/Reuters

"We agree on the importance of a strong and cohesive Eurozone for global stability and recovery, and we affirm our interest in Greece remaining in the Eurozone while respecting its commitments," the leaders said in a statement after meeting at Camp David, in Maryland.

Keep NATO's door open for Macedonia, urge Macedonian honorary consuls

08:00 | broj komentara 12 | MIA

 Five honorary consuls of the Republic of Macedonia in the United States have urged for the country's NATO accession at the Chicago summit.  

Standard & Poor's affirms Macedonia's stable credit rating

10:01 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

Standard & Poor's (S&P) Ratings Services Thursday affirmed its 'BB/B' long- and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on the Republic of Macedonia.

Merkel's hint at referendum makes waves

09:54 | broj komentara 0 | ekathimerini.com

Greek bondholders staged a protest outside the Finance Ministry in central Athens on Friday, May 18. They were protesting their inclusion in a debt swap that wiped out savings they had invested in Greek government bonds.

Fitch downgrades Greece to CCC on fears Greece won't stay in euro zone

09:51 | broj komentara 0 | BSANNA/Azertac

The downgrade of Greece's sovereign ratings reflects the heightened risk that Greece may not be able to sustain its membership of Economic and Monetary Union (EMU).

President Plevneliev met representatives of leading American companies

09:47 | broj komentara 0 | BNR

During a meeting in San Jose at NASA and with representatives of leading American technological firms like Google, Hewlett Packard and Cisco, the President suggested partnership on the part of Bulgaria’s government and the state in the working out of a concept and the

Bulgaria, Qatar, Turkey to build Svilengrad-Rousse express highway

09:45 | broj komentara 0 | BNR

Bulgaria, Qatar and Turkey are ready to set up a joint project company for the construction of an express highway connecting Svilengrad with Rousse.

Barroso: Greeks must make 'fully informed' decision on their future

08:20 | broj komentara 0 | AMNA

The Greek people are facing historic elections that will decide their future and must be fully aware of the consequences that their decisions will have, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said on Wednesday.

European Parliament president Schulz in Athens on Friday

08:18 | broj komentara 0 | AMNA

European Parliament president Martin Schulz, who has expressed himself in favour of Greece's stay in the eurozone, will be making a visit to Athens on Friday May 18.

IMF to review Greek progress after June elections

08:13 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

The International Monetary Fund will not return to Greece to review its loan program before Athens holds fresh elections on June 17, an IMF official said on Thursday.

Greek President, party leaders agree veto for Macedonia at NATO Summit in Chicago

08:11 | broj komentara 10 | Emg.rs, MIA

Greece's party leaders and President Karolos Papoulias, at one of their meetings on setting up new government, agreed that Athens must impose veto on Macedonia's accession to NATO at Chicago Summit.

PM Niksic and President of IDB on development of Islamic Banking in BiH

08:05 | broj komentara 0 | Fena

Prime Minister Niksic thanked for the contribution and assistance Islamic Development Bank and its member in BiH Bosna Bank International (BBI) in restoration and development of economy of our country, stressing the need for stronger development of principles of the Islamic

Moon: Only regulated system can attract investment

08:03 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs, Fena

BiH has two sectors with great potential: energy and agriculture and for these sectors to be exploited economic and political reforms are necessary, the US Ambassador to BiH Patrick Moon stated at Sarajevo Business Forum yesterday.

Bulgaria and Qatar signed 8 bilateral documents

07:59 | broj komentara 0 | BNR

Qatar Premier and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Hamad bi Jassim Al-Tani is on a two-day visit to Bulgaria. He signed in Sofia Framework Agreement for Bilateral Investments with PM Boyko Borissov.

ICJ: Opening argument done, evidence presentation postponed

06:50 | broj komentara 0 | Beta

The prosecution's opening argument which opened the start of General Ratko Mladic trial at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, ended on May 17. The trial chamber has postponed the evidence presentation process, which was initially scheduled for May

Degert: Natural pause in EU enlargement process

07:49 | broj komentara 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

Romania: First tick bite victim dies in Sibiu

07:23 | broj komentara 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,

Emg.rs in Sarajevo

Ali Babacan: Bosnia & Herzegovina needs sustainable development

06:56 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan said that Bosnia & Herzegovina needed sustainable development and its basis was political stability.

INS: Romania slips into technical recession as GDP declines by an estimated 0.1 pct in Q1

06:24 | broj komentara 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).

Greece to be kicked out of NATO for its behavior towards Macedonia: survey

06:24 | broj komentara 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.

FYRMacedonia, Israel sign agriculture cooperation arrangement

06:25 | broj komentara 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.

Macedonia, Luxembourg sign double taxation agreement

06:25 | broj komentara 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.

Industry turnover rises in March

06:26 | broj komentara 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.

Gold drops as Greece batters global markets

06:26 | broj komentara 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.

Government reaches agreement over export of Macedonian wine to China

06:27 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

The largest wine distributor in China will sign an agreement with nine Macedonian wineries for export of Macedonian wine to China.

Finance, economy ministers of EU countries praise Montenegro’s Pre-Accession Economic Programme (PEP)

06:27 | broj komentara 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.

World Bank to recommend how to advance Montenegro competitiveness

06:29 | broj komentara 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.

Greece: depositors panicking, indices go into a spin

06:30 | broj komentara 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.

President Plevneliev meets Microsoft founder on US visit

06:31 | broj komentara 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.


04. June - 10. June 2012.


Business calendar


04. June - 10. June 2012.

  • European prison chaplains hold conference at Sambata de Sus

    4. Jun - 8. Jun 2012 | Izabrani događaji

  • Dacic on two-day visit to Russian Federation

    7. Jun - 8. Jun 2012 | Izabrani događaji

  • Posidonia 2012 opens its gates

    4. Jun - 8. Jun 2012 | Izabrani događaji

  • Athens & Epidaurus Festival tickets on sale

    8. Jun - 9. Jun 2012 | Izabrani događaji

  • SPC patriarch and synod members to visit Zagreb

    7. Jun - 9. Jun 2012 | Izabrani događaji

  • Event on occasion of World Accreditation Day

    9. Jun 2012. | Izabrani događaji