Zvornik attack an attack on stability of entire region

The recent terrorist attack in Zvornik is an attack on the stability of the entire region because it is a system of communicating vessels, Serbian First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said on ... More

CSCI poll: Results if elections were held next Sunday: new PNL - 42 pct; PSD-UNPR-PC - 39 pct

The new National Liberal Party (made up of the former PNL - the National Liberal Party and the former PDL - Democratic Liberal Party) would collect the most votes, if parliamentary elections were to be held in Romania next ... More

Developments in Turkish Cypriot parties following the "presidential elections'" results

Turkish Cypriot daily Yeni Duzen newspaper (29.04.15) reports that the "agony congress" for all the Turkish Cypriot parties has started in the breakaway regime following the "presidential elections'" results. The paper writes ... More

Croatia prepares National Reform Programme

The government on Thursday endorsed a National Reform Programme aimed at curbing the excessive deficit, and the document is to be forwarded to the European Commission. Each European Union member-state has different economic ... More

Croatian economic climate improves in April

The economic climate in Croatia in April was additionally improved for the sixth consecutive month and although mild, a slight improvement was also recorded at the European Union level, according to a European Commission survey ... More

Bulgaria: 118 Workplace Deaths, 2807 Occupational Injuries Registered in Bulgaria in 2014

In 2014 a total of 118 workplace deaths were registered and 2807 people were injured in occupational accidents in Bulgaria, according to data provided by the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB). CITUB ... More

Bulgaria Has Third Largest Potential Additional Labour Force in EU

Almost 10 million part-time workers in the European Union, of whom two-thirds were women, would have preferred to work more in 2014, according to a labour force survey conducted by Eurostat. Among the 44.1 million persons in ... More

Freedom of the Press 2015: Harsh Laws and Violence Drive Global Decline

Conditions for the media deteriorated sharply in 2014 to reach their lowest point in more than 10 years, as journalists around the world encountered more restrictions from governments, militants, criminals, and media owners, ... More

IT Giant HP Opens Tech Lab in Business Park Sofia

American IT giant Hewlett-Packard, one of the biggest investors in Bulgaria, has opened a hi-tech lab in Bulgaria. The facility, which occupies and area of 300 square meters in Business Park Sofia, will be used for the ... More

Results of EU post-floods Recovery Assistance in Šamac are concrete!

The Director for the Western Balkans at the Directorate-General for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR) of the European Commission, Jean-Eric Paquet and the Head of the BiH Unit at DG NEAR, ... More

Sarajevo Business Forum to be held on 13th and 14th May

Bosna Bank International (BBI), in cooperation with its shareholders (Islamic Development Bank, Dubai Islamic Bank and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank) and other international partners, is organizing the Annual Investment Conference ... More

Regardless of the Collapse of Euro, Deposits of BH Citizens are secured

On the last day of March 2015, total deposit of citizens of BiH in 25 insured banks amounted to 16.5 billion BAM or for 0.42% less than on 31st December 2014, and in the same period savings of citizens amounted to 9.4 billion or ... More

Budget of BiH for 2015 agreed!

Council of Minister of BiH, determined yesterday the Draft Law on the Budget of institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina and international duties for 2015 with suggestions at the session. Ministry of Finance and Treasury will ... More

Fines and privatization increase budget revenues

The total revenues at the budget reached 86.6 billion ALL in the first three months of the year. Recent data from the Ministry of Finances show that compared to the past year, the revenues have 4.5 billion ALL more, but the ... More

Insurance companies raise profits

The Financial Supervisory Authority declared that the growth of income that insurance companies have collected by the increased price of vehicle insurance, a development that stabilizes the market. “40% might seem a ... More

EP passed resolution for Albania. Progress in completing criteria

The European Parliament passed the resolution for Albania, in which they recognize a significant progress with the political criteria for integration. But the “political fights between parties hampered the progress of ... More

Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia Establish Craiova Group for Cooperation

The respective Prime Ministers of Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia, Boyko Borisov, Victor Ponta and Aleksandar Vucic, established on Friday a Craiova Group for cooperation. This emerged after the bilateral and trilateral ... More

New IMF Report Urges Balkan Countries to Complete Reform Process

Western Balkan countries have attained major economic achievements in the last 15 years, but need to complete the transition to market economies to lay the ground for future sustainable growth. A new International Monetary ... More

European Commission - Statement Western Balkans 6 meeting in Brussels

Today Commissioners Hahn and Commissioner Bulc hosted in Brussels the meeting of the six Prime Ministers from the Western Balkans. The meeting in Brussels built on the Western Balkan 6 ministerial meeting in Pristina on the core ... More

Pahor, Grabar-Kitarović, Fischer Back EU Enlargement to W Balkans

The presidents of Slovenia, Croatia and Austria backed at a meeting in Logarska dolina, Slovenia on Friday the EU's further enlargement to the Western Balkans, while adding that all candidates needed to meet membership ... More