Macedonia

thumbnailRegion enjoying profits and growth from tourism
2014-07-30Governments are making investments in the tourism industry, with many seeing immediate results.
thumbnailIslamic community disavows terrorism, extremist organisations
2014-07-30Muslims increasingly perceive ISIL and Boko Haram as criminal rather than religious organisations.
thumbnailOSCE explores ways to prevent extremism in the Balkans
2014-07-28Experts discuss approaches to counter radicalisation of potential terrorists.
thumbnailMacedonia hopes for calm after days of protests, riots
2014-07-10A Skopje court sentenced six people for 2012 murders that officials say were committed to put ethnic Macedonians and Albanians in conflict.
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.
thumbnailMuslims in the Balkans refute ISIL's so-called caliphate
2014-07-09Citizens from different countries in the region said they belong to Europe.
thumbnailNew programmes help Balkans work through corruption
2014-07-09Experts believe that gaining citizens' participation is an effective strategy in identifying areas vulnerable to corruption.
thumbnailBalkan countries co-operating to stop weapons trafficking
2014-06-30New initiatives are in place to slow the flow of illegal weapons.
thumbnailCroatia, Macedonia and Bulgaria link their stock exchanges
2014-06-26Experts say closer ties will increase the flow of capital in the Balkans.
thumbnailTurkey hosts Balkan youth to boost interaction
2014-06-10A new initiative would tell Turkey's story to future leaders of Balkan countries.
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.
thumbnailEU integration, co-operation expected to improve mining industry
2014-06-02Regional co-operation and the implementation of EU standards in the western Balkans could result in thousands of new mining jobs and billions of euros in capital, experts say.
thumbnailMacedonia to join EU Battle Group exercise
2014-05-23Macedonia will take part in the military manoeuvres Rampant Lion 2014 in Belgium.
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.
thumbnailNeighbours help flooded Serbia and BiH
2014-05-21Regional countries organise humanitarian drives and provide much-needed personnel and equipment, while citizens donate food and other necessities.
thumbnailForeign investment to promote Macedonian textiles
2014-05-20An investment of $400 million would create one of Europe's biggest textile factories.
thumbnailBalkan female soldiers take greater role in peacekeeping missions
2014-05-19Women also obtain greater responsibilities in missions abroad.
thumbnailBalkans create regional network to manage confiscated assets
2014-05-14EU officials said the network will deter criminal activity by showing it does not pay.
thumbnailA debate on the future Kosovo army
2014-05-09Opinions are divided whether to transform the existing Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into an army.
thumbnailConcern about Ukraine increases regional desire for NATO membership
2014-05-08Senior officials from Southeast Europe, noting their concerns about events in Ukraine, said NATO membership is a key policy priority for the region.
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Group calls for an end to hate speech on internetGroup calls for an end to hate speech on internet

A campaign to raise awareness about hate speech on the internet reaches 15 cities in BiH.

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