26 October 2020
  • 13:24 NLB is the First Bank in Slovenia to Sign the Global UN Principles for Responsible Banking
  • 10:53 EBRD’s chief economist to speak at the export conference in Ljubljana
  • 10:49 Health Conference 2020: COVID-19 crisis accelerated the use of technology in healthcare
  • 09:58 Hot topics: Montenegro gets new government; Serbia and Kosovo sign “historic” agreement
  • 11:47 Ohrid – The Spiritual Capital

HOT TOPICS IN MARCH: Karadžić gets life sentence; Croatia shipyards face bankruptcy; Gorenje’s record losses; Croatia’s back in investment category

Radovan Karadžić, the former president of Bosnian Serbs, was sentenced to life in prison at an appeals court in The Hague after being found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity during the 1992-95 war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.​ In 2016, Karadžić was found guilty on 10 counts including genocide in Srebrenica, persecution of Bosniaks […]

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Top Events in the Region in April

Another month, another several options to attend an event of your interest in the region. Whether you’re interested in business, culture or sports, the Adriatic Journal has picked the best events taking place around the Balkans that are worth a visit. 32th Belgrade Marathon Source: Belgrade Marathon Location: Belgrade, Serbia DATE: 14 Apr 2019 The […]

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Belgrade to get cable car by end of 2019

Yesterday at the Belgrade assembly an agreement was signed clearing the way for the construction of a cable car in Serbia’s capital worth EUR 15m. The cable car, which will connect Kalemegdan and Ušće park, is planned to be completed by the end of next year. For the project the Ministry of Tourism will allocate […]

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Slovenia confirms new government; Croatia’s shipmaker in more trouble; Serbia signs major deals with Chinese; Skripal suspects linked to Montenegro attempted coup #september #hottopics

Slovenia’s parliament confirmed in September Prime Minister Marjan Šarec’s centre-left coalition as the country’s first minority government, following the inconclusive general election in June. Forty-five deputies in the 90-seat parliament voted in favour of the new cabinet, 34 were against, while 11 abstained or were absent. Šarec, a former provincial mayor, comedian and actor, became prime […]

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Dačić confident more countires will revoke recognition of Kosovo

On the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić said he expects an increasing number of countries in the coming period to withdraw their recognition of Kosovo’s independence or announce that they have never done so. He told Serbia’s RTS he will have a series of bilateral meetings in New York […]

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EU needs a fortright attitude towards accession of Western Balkans, says Juncker

The European Union needs “a fortright attitude towards the accession of the Western Balkans. Otherwise, our immediate neighbourhood will be shaped by other actors”, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said today. He warned that the region must not be neglected, otherwise others will increase their influence, said Juncker. He added the EU should not reduce […]

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Priština biggest obstacle to Kosovo solution, says Serbian Foreign Minister

Hashim Thaci, President of Kosovo, said during a debate organised by Kosovo’s Democratic Institute on Wednesday that border correction will save Kosovo from partition, territorial exchanges and foundation of Serbian Republic. “To me, a Serbian Republic is more dangerous than border correction,” he added. “The correction of borders is a great victory for Kosovo.« Thaci argued he never […]

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U.S. shifts policy on Serbia and Kosovo, Croatian and BiH state heads meet with Merkel #August#HotTopics

August hot topics in the Western Balkans: U.S. shifts policy on Serbia and Kosovo; Uljanik shipyard workers go on strike; Croatian and BiH heads of state meet with Merkel; Kosovo special prosecutor resigns White House’s national security adviser, John Bolton, has announced in Kiev last month the United States does not oppose the idea that […]

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Brussells approves visa liberalisation for Kosovo

With 30 votes in favour, 10 votes against and two abstains, the European Parliament’s Committee for Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, LIBE, has voted overwhelmingly for liberalisation of visas for citizens of Kosovo. In order for the visa-free regime to take place, the recommendation also needs to receive the green light by other instances of […]

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Croats value family time more than most Europeans

Johannes Hahn, the European Commissioner for Enlargement, said the  accession negotiations for future EU members will last longer than was the practice in the past. “Quality takes precedence over speed,” he said in a conversation with Austria’s Tiroler Tageszeitung. Hanh said lessons have been learnt, reflecting on the membership of Hungary and Romania: “At the […]

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