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Belgrade under reconstruction ahead of elections
In the middle of summer Serbian capital is under reconstruction there are dozens of construction sites through the city including main boulevards bridges and important squares such as Slavija Square This heavy works create nervousness and traffic collapses on daily basis and above all the most of the reconstructions will not be over until November and DecemberAlthough Belgraders are aware that renewal of the city is needed there is a general feeling that current massive endeavors are not the coincidence...
Sarajevo Film Festival closes its doors until next year
Sarajevo Film Festival SFF will close its doors officially today but the majority of the events had already finished last night with the award ceremonyIn the seven days of 23rd issue of SFF audience had the chance to see more than 230 movies in several categories The best movie of the 23rd SFF awarded with the Heart of Sarajevo is Scary mother by Georgian director Ana Urushadze It is the story of a 50yearold housewife struggles with a dilemma she has to choose between her family life and her p...
Political crisis is damaging Kosovo’s economy and foreign investments
The delays in the creation of institutions are damaging the economy of Kosovo The lack of political stability has forced foreign investors to head to invest their capital in other countries of the regionExpert of political affairs Shkelzen Dakaj told IBNA that the developments in the domestic political arena do have an impact in the trust of foreign investors in the countrys institutionsPolitical crisis and uncertainties create problems in the aspect of effectiveness and confidence but also in other ...
Taxpayers brace for property tax payments
Greek taxpayers will be called upon to make daunting tax payments in the next few weeksThe ENFIA property tax payments due will be uploaded to the Taxisnet system by 31 AugustThe tax is payable in up to five instalments starting from the end of September to the end of January 2018 A total of approximately 74 million taxpayers will pay over 32 billion euros in property tax The Finance Ministrys target is to collect 265 billion eurosArrears to the Greek state increased by 547 billion euros in t...
RS to hold referendum about NATO membership as soon as possible
RS President Milorad Dodik said on Thursday that officials in this BiH entity are considering the possibility to hold referendum about BiH membership in NATO soon in order to as he said finish that story for RSThis statement came as the reaction on the BiH Constitutional Court decision to reject the RS appeal in the case of BiH Court order to register military property at the Veliki Zep location near the city of Han Pijesak as BiH state property The BiH Court decision triggered the reactions in RS ...
Albania “in flames”, fires continue to spread
Although in the recent days there was a drop of temperatures throughout the country Albania may be easily considered in a state of emergency in terms of the firesThis situation has been confirmed by Civil Emergencies According to this department in the past 24 hours there are 14 active fires in the country Meanwhile 106 firefighters 20 firefighting engines 140 troops from the Armed Forces tens of employees from the Department of Forests municipalities and voluntaries have been engaged along with hel...
FYROM’s Attorney General removed
Following intensive debates which lasted several weeks parliament in FYROM removed today the Attorney General Marko ZvrlevskiHis removal received 64 votes in favor and no votes againstVMRODPMNEs lawmakers were not present during the voting in Parliament because according to this party the removal of General Attorney Zvrlevski is unlawful and unacceptable for themA few hours before the voting VMRODPMNEs MP Ilija Dimovski made a last attempt to prevent the voting but speaker of the Assembly...
Serbia demands from South Korea to vote against Kosovo
Aleksandar Vulin Serbian defense minister has demanded from South Korea to vote against Kosovos Unesco bid He transfered this message to Seoul at the meeting with South Korean ambassador in Serbia Yu Dejong The voting on Kosovos Unesco membership would take place at the upcoming session of General Conference of United Nations agency Serbia is opposed to Pristinas intentionAccording to Defense Ministrys press release minister and South Korean diplomat have concluded that bilateral relations are frien...
Report of the technocrat ministers: Investigation over the criminal use of foreign currency!
The sharp fall of the European currency Euro in the Albanian currency market before the 25 June 2017 elections may relate to vote buying or other criminal violations in the domain of electionsThis is the suspicion that the technocrat ministers o the Albanian government have included in their final report by also demanding an investigation to be launched over thisThe ministers demand an investigation of the changes in the currency exchange market for the period 19 May 2017 and 27 June 2017 when the Eur...
Kosovo and Serbia clash in the UN Security Council
In an ordinary meeting of the UN Security Council on Kosovo representatives from Belgrade and Pristina have once again clashed on the situation in Kosovo its future and the talks for the normalization of relations between themBoth sides had different stances on these kinds of meetings that are held and on the presence of the UN Mission in KosovoSerbias Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said that the fact that Kosovo is failing to create institutions shows a lack of stability in the countryDacic has al...