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    Opinion:  From European Union to Just a Common Market
    Oct20

    Opinion: From European Union to Just a Common Market

    Roberto Savio, founder and president emeritus of the Inter Press Service (IPS) news agency and publisher of Other News.By Roberto SavioROME, Oct 20 2015 (IPS)The success in the recent Swiss elections of the UDC-SVP, a xenophobic, anti European Union, right wing party, opens a number of reflections.Roberto SavioSeventy years ago Europe came out...

    Chelsea fans 'attacked by balaclava-clad thugs in Ukraine' ahead of Champions League tie with Dynamo Kiev
    Oct20

    Chelsea fans 'attacked by balaclava-clad thugs in Ukraine' ahead of Champions League tie with Dynamo Kiev

    Chelsea fans were reportedly attacked by masked thugs in Ukraine just hours before the team’s Champions League clash with Dynamo Kiev. …read more Source: London Evening...

    Concerned like a Polish entrepreneur
    Oct20

    Concerned like a Polish entrepreneur

    No capital, high debt repayments, too few orders, low demand, a poorly qualified workforce or simply inadequate infrastructure? Which of these factors could possibly be causing the pessimism of small and medium business owners in Poland? The answer? None of them. The greatest hindrance to business development is bureaucracy and an erratic legal...

    Breakaway South Ossetia to conduct referendum on joining Russia
    Oct20

    Breakaway South Ossetia to conduct referendum on joining Russia

    The breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia says it plans a Crimean-style referendum on joining Russia, a move that risks inflaming the Kremlin’s already frayed relations with the West. Leonid Tibilov, president of the self-declared republic of South Ossetia, said he had laid out the plans during a meeting with Vladislav Surkov, one of...

    21 customs officers detained in Hungary corruption case
    Oct20

    21 customs officers detained in Hungary corruption case

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian prosecutors say 21 police officers working at a border crossing with Ukraine have been detained, suspected of regularly taking bribes …read more Source: Taiwan...

    21 customs officers detained in Hungary corruption case
    Oct20

    21 customs officers detained in Hungary corruption case

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) ” Hungarian prosecutors say 21 police officers working at a border crossing with Ukraine have been detained, suspected of regularly taking bribes from foreigner travelers and allowing them to enter or leave… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Go2BalkansForum – joint efforts for a successful tourism product
    Oct20

    Go2BalkansForum – joint efforts for a successful tourism product

    Bulgaria is often regarded as a “terra incognita” in Europe. At present, itseems to have a less attractive tourist image than during socialism. There is no advertising of the Bulgarian tourism product. Since Bulgaria’s EU accession in 2007 until today the share of European tourists decreasesevery year. Noteverybody abroad is...

    €1.9 million grant for street lighting in Yerevan E5P multi-donor fund helps to light up the capital of Armenia
    Oct20

    €1.9 million grant for street lighting in Yerevan E5P multi-donor fund helps to light up the capital of Armenia

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Ministry of Finance of Armenia and the Municipality of Yerevan city have signed an agreement to allocate a co-financing grant of €1.9 million to support the modernisation of street lighting in the city of Yerevan. The grant is provided by the E5P fund (Eastern Europe Energy...

    Breakaway Georgian Region of South Ossetia Seeks Vote on Joining Russia
    Oct20

    Breakaway Georgian Region of South Ossetia Seeks Vote on Joining Russia

    The breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia says it plans a Crimean-style referendum on joining Russia, a move that risks inflaming the Kremlin’s already frayed relations with the West. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels begin Donetsk arms withdrawal
    Oct20

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels begin Donetsk arms withdrawal

    Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian insurgents said Tuesday they had begun withdrawing tanks and smaller weapons from the frontline splitting the devastated Donetsk region in the ex-Soviet state’s eastern war zone …read more Source: The Daily...