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thumbnailIslamic community disavows terrorism, extremist organisations
2014-07-30Muslims increasingly perceive ISIL and Boko Haram as criminal rather than religious organisations.
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.
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.
thumbnailBelgrade riverfront to see large investment project
2014-07-02Eagle Hills is investing up to 4 billion euros to develop property on the Sava River. In other business news: Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova signed free-trade pacts with the EU.
thumbnailBiH's monuments from Ottoman era returning to their old glow
2014-06-25With assistance from Turkey, the reconstruction of historic and religious landmarks is under way in BiH.
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.
thumbnailCultural projects across the Aegean bring Greece, Turkey closer together
2014-06-24Joint programmes boost communal relations and reconciliation among Greek and Turkish communities.
thumbnailThe reality of Syria jihad, as told by young returnee
2014-06-23A Moroccan just back from fighting in Syria has a message for other young men seeking foreign jihad: don't go.
thumbnailTurkey and Croatia look to improve business ties
2014-06-17Business leaders seek opportunities for new investment and deeper co-operation.
thumbnailTurkey hosts Balkan youth to boost interaction
2014-06-10A new initiative would tell Turkey's story to future leaders of Balkan countries.
thumbnailEU announces a new civil society approach in the Balkans
2014-06-06The Union seeks better results by encouraging greater citizen involvement in EU-funded projects.
thumbnailEuropean court's ruling impacts Cyprus-Turkey relations
2014-06-06Experts say the fine imposed upon Turkey could undermine reconciliation efforts on the island.
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.
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.
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.
thumbnailForeign investment to promote Macedonian textiles
2014-05-20An investment of $400 million would create one of Europe's biggest textile factories.
thumbnailMilitants use man's death as a recruiting tool for Syrian conflict
2014-05-14Militants in Syria are trying to use the deaths of foreign fighters as evidence that their cause has broad support, complicating other countries' efforts to keep their citizens from participating in the conflict.
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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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