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23 hrs ago | SETimes news

Balkan armies promise greater co-operation in catastrophes

Members of the BiH military and civil defence assist the civilian population during the catastrophic floods last May. [Bedrana Kaletovic/SETimes] In the wake of damaging flooding in Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina this year, military leaders of nine countries in southeast Europe are promising to work together to co-ordinate ... (more)

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia,

Yesterday | Transitions Online

What's in a Number?

In any country, doing a full-blown census is a complicated and costly effort. Census takers must be trained to go door to door, gently but firmly convincing each household to enumerate its inhabitants and share information about employment, family background, and a variety of details that citizens often prefer to keep to themselves.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Global Voices Online

Artists Explore the 'Melting Point' of Art and Propaganda in Skopje

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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CNN

"Pivo Fest 2014": The biggest beer festival on the Balkans region

The city of Prilep is hosting the 12th edition of Pivo Fest, one of the biggest beer festivals in Macedonia, but also on the Balkans region.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

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Archbishop of Ohrid Jovan remains in prison

The Appellate Court also confirmed the probation for 18 followers of Archbishop Jovan, including his mother and sister, on charges of aiding the embezzlement, Macedonian media reported on Thursday.

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Serbia, Macedonia recognize driving licenses

The interior ministers of Serbia and Macedonia signed an agreement on the mutual recognition of driving licenses between the two governments.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Transitions Online

Ukrainian Cities Face Government Siege, Tourists Shun Crimean Beaches

Ukrainian officials are vowing to blockade two large eastern cities as separatist fighters fall back after losing control of the city of Slovyansk.

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SFGate

Holocaust Museum opens UN archive on WWII crimes

This, Feb. 23, 2012, file photo shows Bridget Sisk, chief of Archives and Records Management Section at the United Nations, as she views a 1947 negative file during a special tour of U.N. historical archives.

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Related Topix: Serbia, World News, Europe

Reuters

Macedonia sets final guidance on 400-500m seven-year bond

The Republic of Macedonia has revised price guidance on a seven-year bond to a yield of 4.25-4.375%, according to a lead manager.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Journal Gazette

Macedonia to consider gay-marriage amendment

SKOPJE, Macedonia Macedonia's parliament has agreed to consider proposed constitutional amendments to effectively ban gay marriage and to impose limits on public debt.

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Related Topix: Wedding, World News

Tue Jul 15, 2014

EKathimerini

Merkel urges Greece and FYROM to settle dispute

The dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia over the latterA's name is a A'burdenA' on Europe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday as she called for a solution even if it would leave both sides disappointed.

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EKathimerini

Tens of thousands of taxpayers miss submission deadline

The Finance MinistryA's electronic portal for taxpayers, TaxisNet, will reopen on Thursday to start receiving income tax declarations from the 50,000 to 80,000 taxpayers who missed MondayA's deadline.

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EKathimerini

Big rise in Cosco's container handling

The container handling activity of Chinese company CoscoA's local subsidiary in Piraeus posted an impressive 26.7 percent increase in the first half of the year compared with the same period of 2013, the firm announced on Tuesday.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

State Department

Collected Department Releases: Press Availability With Prime Minister ...

Prime Minister Gruevski [ translated ]: First of all let me express my contentment with the cordial, open, and constructive discussion with U.S. Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland.

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Transitions Online

Ukrainian Cities Face Government Siege, Tourists Shun Crimean Beaches

Ukrainian officials are vowing to blockade two large eastern cities as separatist fighters fall back after losing control of the city of Slovyansk.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

The Straits Times

Through The Lens: Today in Pictures, July 14, 2014

Women dressed in folk costumes take part in a traditional wedding ceremony in the village of Galicnik, west of Macedonia's capital Skopje.

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AK&M

M&A: Chemical industry unrivaled in Russia's M&A market in May

Only three economy sectors accounted for more than 80% of the total Russian M&A market in May 2014.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

AkiPress

15:13 Police helicopter crashes in Macedonia killing 4

Macedonian authorities say a police helicopter crashed overnight near the southern town of Strumica, killing all four people on board, the AP reports.

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CNN

The summer of supermoons is here

A "supermoon" is seen over a bridge in the center of Skopje, Macedononia, on Saturday, June 12. The phenomenon occurs when the moon becomes full on the same day as its perigee -- the point in the moon's orbit when it's closet to Earth.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Cambridge Evening News

Mystery surrounds death of former Haverhill man, 39, found dead in Macedonia, inquest hears

A local man, who was found dead in Macedonia, is believed to have fallen from a hotel window, an inquest heard.

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