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ReutersZAGREB, May 15 (Reuters) - Police in Bosnia and Croatia have arrested 38 people accused of smuggling illegal migrants into the European Union in a coordinated crackdown on human trafficking in the region. The so-called "Balkan smuggling route" is used to...
VarietyIn the 10 years since Hungary introduced its production incentives, it has emerged as the leading country in Central and Eastern Europe in the race to pursue Hollywood blockbusters and upscale TV series. Boosted by the 20% tax rebate, the local biz has...
The Lebanon Daily StarEuropean Union Ambassador Angelina Eichhorst said Tuesday that the war in Syria and its fallout were key concerns for both Europe and Lebanon, but appeared to suggest the latter could do more for itself rather than relying on the support of the EU in...
For Capt. Martin Noorsalu, deploying to Afghanistan with the Maryland National Guard last year was an unusual opportunity. Noorsalu is one of only a dozen helicopter pilots in the Estonian Air Force. The sole air defense service of the former Soviet...
The Santa Fe New MexicanOne of the two stately horse-chestnut trees, which have been landmarks on Canyon Road for nearly a century and a half, appears to be dead. Both trees began showing signs of stress, such as rust on their leaves, about 15 years ago. They went dormant...
Reuters* EBRD governors consider direct lending to small business * Libya seeking advice from EBRD By Carolyn Cohn ISTANBUL, May 11 (Reuters) - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering ways to help small businesses in...
ReutersISTANBUL (Reuters) - Europe's development bank slashed its 2013 growth forecasts for emerging Europe and North Africa on Friday by almost a full percentage point, saying a sharp slowdown in Russia would drag down the regional economy. The European Bank...
Reuters* Red tape suffocates investment * Trails peers in attracting foreign investment * Croatia four years in recession * Some local firms move production to non-EU neighbours By Igor Ilic and Sasa Kavic DUBROVNIK, Croatia, May 10 (Reuters) - The barren...
In a world wracked with seemingly unsolvable conflicts from the Middle East to Central Asia and the Korean Peninsula, there is a ray of hope from another historically war-ravaged region — the Balkans. After 10 intense rounds of negotiations and...
Reuters* Miskovic one of Serbia's richest, most influential figures * Faces up to 10 years in prison * Tycoon denies any wrongdoing BELGRADE, May 9 (Reuters) - Serbian retail tycoon Miroslav Miskovic was indicted on Thursday over a disputed privatisation...
The Japan TimesThe first seeds of the idea of the European Union were sown on May 9, 1950, by then French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman. Hence, the date is now celebrated as Europe Day. The relationship between Japan and the EU has entered a new phase as the 63rd...
ReutersSOFIA, May 8 (Reuters) - Bulgarians vote on Sunday in a parliamentary election. Following are the main political parties and their policies: GERB: The centre-right party, which resigned from government in February following mass protests against low...
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