Cyprus

thumbnailGreece, Cyprus determined to thwart ISIL recruits, gunrunners
2014-12-29The recent arrest of eight suspects indicates Greece and Cyprus are used as a conduit to Syria by extremist fighters and ammunition suppliers.
thumbnailSerbia to open regional military training centre
2014-08-29Belgrade will open a regional training centre next year to strengthen its participation in multi-national operations.
thumbnailVideo of Greek army creates controversy in region
2014-08-28Greece's ambassador to Macedonia said actions on the video are not consistent with the views of the Greek government or its citizens.
thumbnailSerbia considers law to speed up privatisation
2014-07-30The proposed law, which would be supported by a loan from the World Bank, is being considered by Parliament. In other business news: optimism grows for the economy's future in southeast Europe.
thumbnailSurvey finds support for EU-based solution for Cyprus
2014-07-25Turks prefer a solution for the decades-long problem that would be provided by full EU membership.
thumbnailConference raises 1.8 billion euros for Balkan flood relief
2014-07-23Money from the conference will be used to support Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. In other business news: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development approves a credit line for Albania's Deposit Insurance Agency (ADIA).
thumbnailCroatia expecting 1.5 billion-euro tourism project
2014-07-09Work is expected to begin this year in the southern town of Sibenik. In other business news: the Eurozone approves aid for Cyprus and Greece; Bulgaria avoids a financial crisis.
thumbnailFlooding in Bulgaria damages tourism, agricultural industries
2014-06-25Authorities say the flooding has damaged important infrastructure that will need to be repaired. In other business news: A research group warns of corruption in the business sector.
thumbnailGreece fixes prices for food at beaches
2014-06-18The new pricing is 30 percent lower. Also in business news: The Western Balkan Investment Framework approved a 1.1 million-euro investment for Albania's gasification plans.
thumbnailRomania expects record wheat harvest
2014-06-11Romania expects to yield 8.3 million tonnes of wheat this year. Also in business news: Albania is expecting 3.5 million tourists this summer.
thumbnailEuropean court's ruling impacts Cyprus-Turkey relations
2014-06-06Experts say the fine imposed upon Turkey could undermine reconciliation efforts on the island.
thumbnailReport: Serbia prisons most crowded in Europe
2014-06-05Minister says conditions are improving as Serbia increases its prison capacity and modifies laws.
thumbnailIMF disburses 3.4 billion euros to Greece
2014-06-04The fund said Athens does not need to impose new austerity measures this year. Also in business news: Bulgaria leads the region in Foreign Policy magazine's Baseline Profitability Index.
thumbnailLanguage Transfer boosts community ties
2014-06-03A new language project based in Nicosia inspires hopes for an alternative channel of communal dialogue on Cyprus.
thumbnailAfter 22 years, Sarajevo’s reopened city hall brings BiH together
2014-05-26Funding for the reconstruction was provided by the EU, several EU member states and several regional cities.
thumbnailInternational community rallies to support flooded Serbia
2014-05-22International organisations, EU member countries and EULEX are assisting Serbia after the worst flooding to hit the region in 120 years.
thumbnailCountries expecting fewer tourists from Russia
2014-05-21Bulgaria and Montenegro are expecting a drop in Russian tourists this summer. Also in business news: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will invest 500 million euros in Cyprus.
thumbnailBalkan female soldiers take greater role in peacekeeping missions
2014-05-19Women also obtain greater responsibilities in missions abroad.
thumbnailCyprus relaxes banking restrictions
2014-05-07Cypriots can now cash cheques and have higher limits on transactions. Also in business news: Switzerland will grant 500 Croatian workers access to the country's labour market.
thumbnailGreece reinstates passenger train service to Balkan capitals
2014-04-30Train service to Sofia, Belgrade and Skopje will resume on May 10th. Also in business news: Turkey's Veibo Group will invest in a production facility in Macedonia's northeast, creating 5,000 jobs.
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