Pope says will visit Sarajevo on 6 June

Pope Francis said on Sunday that he would visit Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, on 6 June in order to preach peace and promote inter-religious dialogue. "My dear brothers and sisters, I would like to tell ... More


Government opens anticorruption portal: Rama: Report!

Stopkorrupsionit.al is the website launched by the government, through which citizens are encouraged to report corruption. Bled Cuci, national coordinator of the anti-corruption, declared that the fight against corruption is ... More


Moscow calls on Bosnia and Herzegovina to abandon plans of supplying ammunition to Kiev

Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of BiH Ermina Salkičević-Dizdarević told FENA today that she believes that stance of the Ministry on export of weapons in Ukraine will be announced by the end ... More


4000 European jihadists in ISIS, 250 from Albania and Kosovo

The number of foreign fighters who have joined terrorist organizations in the Middle East keeps growing. A recent report of the International Center for Studying the Radicalization and Safety in Munich, the total number goes ... More


The White Book: FYRMacedonia is attractive for foreign investments

The conditions for running a business in Macedonia are improving, the country once again this year is one of the best in the region, it is attractive for investments and the country is making major changes in infrastructure, ... More


Macedonian experts skeptical about SYRIZA

First steps by the new Greek Government, led by far left leader Alexis Tsipras, were to announce the return the 13th salary and Christmas bonuses for retirees, initially only those earning under 700 EUR per month. The promises ... More


Membership invitation for FYRMacedonia after name row settlement is found: NATO report

NATO has sent yet another message that Macedonia will join the Alliance as soon as the imposed name dispute with Greece is resolved. NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenber presented Friday in Brussels the 2014 annual ... More


Regional report: Corruption still a major issue in SEE countries

Corruption remains a major problem in the countries in Southeast Europe, show results of researches on anti-corruption in SEE titled “Anti-Corruption Reloaded: Assessment of Southeast Europe”, which was promoted ... More


PM Gruevski says opposition leader Zaev tried to blackmail him with phone conversations involving officials and journalists

Zoran Zaev, leader of the opposition Social Democrat Union of Macedonia (SDSM) and Zoran Verusevski, former chief of the main secret police service, were charged with issuing threats with incriminating files to representatives ... More


World Bank issues report on growth prospects in SEE

Positive economic growth is expected this year throughout the region, with the exception of Serbia, whose gross domestic product is projected to drop by 0.5%, according to the World Bank's latest South East Europe Regular ... More


Greek F-16 jet crashes at Spanish airbase,

A Greek F-16 fighter jet has crashed on the airport runway of Spain’s Los Llanos airbase in Albacete during take-off, killing 10 people and injuring 13, the country’s Defense ministry confirmed on Monday evening. ... More


2nd Greek Deluxe Travel Roadshow to be held in Dubai on Feb 25

The 2nd Greek Deluxe Travel Roadshow for the promotion of Greek luxury tourism in the United Arab Emirates' market will be held on February 25, according to a Greek embassy note. The event will take place at JW Mariott (Deira) ... More


Montenegro's Privatisation Council: 2015 draft privatisation plan aims to boost competition and efficiency of companies

At yesterday’s session, chaired by Prime Minister Milo Đukanović, Montenegro’s Council for Privatisation and Capital Projects approved the 2015 Draft Privatisation Plan and forwarded it to the Government ... More


Tsipras: Greece's New Prime Minister

Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) leader Alexis Tsipras was sworn in as Greece's new prime minister on January 26. Earlier, Tsipras was mandated by the President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias to form the new ... More


Solidarity should not replace necessary decisions”, Schäuble tells MEPs

German and Italian Finance Ministers Wolfgang Schäuble and Pier Carlo Padoan discussed economic governance with the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee ©European Union 2015 - EP EU solidarity should not replace ... More


Samaras in last-ditch appeal to voters

In a last-ditch attempt to rally supporters and attract additional support ahead of Sunday’s critical snap elections, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Friday underlined the risks of a leftist government coming to power in ... More


Tsipras aims for deal with lenders by this summer

SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras will aim to conclude an agreement with Greece’s international lenders by the summer if his party is able to form a government after Sunday’s elections. In a televised news conference ... More


Election Greece 2015: The World Is Watching

On December 29, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras called for a national election to be held on January 25 after government presidential candidate and former European commissioner Stavros Dimas failed to garner the 180 votes in the ... More


Serbian dinar weakens to over 122 for one euro

Serbia’s dinar dropped 0.3 percent against the euro on Friday, despite the National Bank Serbia (NBS) selling EUR 30 million in the Interbank Foreign Exchange Market (IFEM) on teh day before, and set the official exchange ... More


Dacic: Double standards of West toward Serbia and Albania

Serbian First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic stated on Saturday that the West continues to implement the policy of double standards toward Serbia ad Albania. Commenting on the recent video ... More