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Great moments from the 1990s that you forgot

Riots rarely start out of the blue – they are just the straw that breaks the camel’s back. Just like the Los Angeles riots. According Story, on March 3, 1991, Rodney King led police in a car chase while driving under the influence. When he was arrested, four police officers …

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Retired fighter pilot Oliver Jenkins recalls his missions after the September 11 attacks | Hometown Patriot

SHREVEPORT, La. — Like everyone across the country 21 years ago at this time, Oliver Jenkins was left stunned by the backdoor terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people on 9/11. “Shocked, amazed, completely surprised,” the retired Marine Lt. Col. recalled as the World Trade Center and the Pentagon burned. …

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The HTEC Group acquires Mistral Technologies

HTEC Groupa consulting, software engineering and digital product development company based in San Francisco, California, has acquired Mistral Technologies, a software development company based in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The amount of the transaction was not disclosed. With the acquisition, the HTEC Group will provide an expanded service offering to …

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Analysis: Foreign exchange reserves of Bosnia and Herzegovina

The foreign exchange reserves of Bosnia and Herzegovina as of July 31, 2022 amounted to approximately BAM 16.25 billion, of which the monetary gold reserves of the Central Bank (CB) of Bosnia and Herzegovina currently amount to approximately three tons, or about 2% of total foreign exchange. reservations, they said …

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Banja Luka celebrates the 20th anniversary of its Challenger tour | ATP tour

The ability to watch world-class tennis in a smaller, more intimate setting is one of the fundamental pillars of tennis on the ATP Challenger Tour. Simply put, witnessing a player’s journey as they struggle to establish a career away from big cities and bright lights. This is precisely what makes …

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Chinese firm wins $330m road contract in Republic of Serbia

SARAJEVO, Aug 24 (Reuters) – The Autonomous Serb Republic of Bosnia on Wednesday reached a 650 million Bosnian mark ($330 million) deal with China State Construction Engineering Corp. ltd. (601668.SS) for the construction of a section of motorway linking the region to Serbia. Preparatory works for the 33-kilometre-long Vukosavlje-Brcko section …

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Citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina increasingly witness corruption

In the first half of 2022, Transparency International’s Center for the Provision of Free Legal Aid in the Fight against Corruption in Bosnia and Herzegovina (TIBiH) handled 154 cases related to reporting corruption and recorded 817 appeals from citizens to the free line for denouncing corruption 0800 55555 . Public …

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: EBRD, EFSE, GGF lend $9 million to Bank Lviv to help Ukrainian SMEs adapt to war

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral institution, is arranging a loan package of up to 10 million euros ($10 million) for Ukraine’s Bank Lviv to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SME). The loan responds in part to the EBRD’s commitment to invest EUR 1 billion ($1 …

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The Central Bank of BiH celebrates the 25th anniversary of its establishment

Today, August 11, 2022, we celebrate 25 years of successful operations of the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina (CBBH), during which, in complex and difficult circumstances in Europe, the world and in Bosnia and Herzegovina , the country’s monetary stability has been maintained as one of the key factors …

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Press Ganey Hosts Eighth Annual Community Day, Expanding Program Globally for the First Time with Forsta

SOUTH BEND, Indiana and BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ganey Pressrenowned leader in patient, member, employee and consumer experience across the healthcare ecosystem, held its eighth annual Community Day on August 3. For the first time, the event expanded globally and included employees from Forsta, one of the world’s leading providers of market research …

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Police Commissioner left war zones for Wiltshire ‘I found out I had a brain’ | United Kingdom | New

He had to choose between returning to Somalia or running for Wiltshire Police Commissioner (Photo: Adam Hughes) After more than three decades in the British Army, Philip Wilkinson has worked in some of the world’s most dangerous countries trying to improve their police, military, security services and counter-terrorism tactics. But …

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Far east: five Balkan countries to discover for your next vacation | European holidays

Montenegro With the Adriatic to the south and the mountain ranges to the north, Montenegro is an easy place to combine a beach break with a more active holiday. The beach scene centers on the medieval walled city of Budva, which boasts a 22-mile strip of sandy and pebbly coastline. …

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Bosnian bank NLB Banka Banja Luka posts lower net profit in first half

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), August 3 (SeeNews) – NLB Banka Banja Luka [BANJ:VBBB-R-A]Bosnian subsidiary of Slovenian bank Nova Ljubljanska Banka (NLB), said on Wednesday its net profit fell 15.5% year on year in the first half of 2022, to 18 million marka ($9.4 million/9, 2 million euros). Net interest income …

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Rural Europe mobilizes | Seeds of collaboration

Ed. note: this article first appeared on ARC2020.eu. ARC2020 is a platform for agrifood and rural stakeholders working towards better food, agricultural and rural policies for Europe. “Rural Europe Takes Action – No more business as usual”, a policy guide for rural Europe by ARC2020 and Forum Synergies, launched in …

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In Brief: Key Features of Bosnia and Herzegovina Merger Control Legislation

Legislation and jurisdiction Relevant legislation and regulators What is the applicable law and who enforces it? In Bosnia and Herzegovina, merger control, as well as other aspects of competition law, is mainly governed by the competition law (the act). The law entered into force on July 27, 2005. It was …

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The risks associated with hydropower investments in South East Europe are high and growing

According to a new report by CEE Bankwatch, EuroNatur, Riverwatch and WWF Adria, which also highlights nine cases of high-risk projects. Although hundreds of small hydropower plants – very damaging to biodiversity – have been built in the region over the past decade, attempts to build new hydropower plants above …

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Andrew Dabalen, kingpin of the transformation of the Bretton Woods institution

Once poor, always poor? The title of Andrew Dabalen’s blog post could sum up the CV of the man who became the World Bank‘s chief economist for sub-Saharan Africa on July 1. His job description is as short as it is complex to implement: analyzing pressing problems and structuring the …

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The EU should not lead the reconstruction of Ukraine

Nothing should prevent the global community from stopping Russia’s heinous aggression against Ukraine and providing critical short-term support to keep the Ukrainian government functioning. But planning for Ukraine’s reconstruction must be undertaken, even if the ultimate dimensions and costs are unknown, as the recent Ukraine Recovery Conference in Lugano, Switzerland …

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EU accepts Croatia as 20th eurozone member

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union finance ministers formally approved on Tuesday Croatia to become the 20th member of the common euro currency in early 2023, a move hailed as the culmination of an “incredible journey” for a Balkan nation once at war. European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis …

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Advancing Digital Entrepreneurship and Financial Inclusion in Côte d’Ivoire

Challenge In Côte d’Ivoire, many individuals and small businesses are financially excluded and access to finance can be difficult. Women are particularly disadvantaged, although mobile money has helped close the gender gap in access to financial services. According to the 2017 Global Findex database, which tracks financial inclusion and access …

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Regulation of sustainability initiatives – need of the hour! – InsuranceNewsNet

Sustainable finance is essentially defined as the lending and investment decisions of asset owners that take into account the ESG impact of an economic activity. Banks can drive change by financing the right projects and empowering businesses, society and people who want to accelerate the green transition. And banks play …

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Germany’s neighbors eye gas situation, fearing supply cut – EURACTIV.com

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, thanks to on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. BERLIN As Europe heads into a tough winter, solidarity between countries will once again be tested. Germany, the largest consumer of Russian gas, is also …

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Ukrainian mathematician becomes second woman to receive prestigious Fields Medal

The head of the Donetsk regional military administration has urged civilians to evacuate the eastern Ukrainian city of Sloviansk after an artillery strike hit the central market. Pavlo Kyrylenko said at least two people were killed and seven injured as a result of the July 5 bombardment. He posted a …

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Serbia and Russia and the next Balkan storm

Speak BY DENIS RAJIC AND MARKO ATTILA HOARE Expressing yourself is Log, a place for lively discussion of issues affecting the U.S. Foreign Service and U.S. diplomacy. The opinions expressed are those of the author; their publication here does not imply endorsement by the American Foreign Service Association. Responses are …

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Wallabies v England Game One: How to watch, tickets, teams and more | Latest rugby news

The Wallabies will kick off their international series with a blockbuster three-game series against England. It will start at Perth’s Optus Stadium on July 2 before heading to Brisbane and Sydney as Dave Rennie’s men look to end a recent winless streak against former rivals. Don’t miss! Buy your tickets …

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Update on the Russian-Ukrainian conflict | By Dr. Farah Naz

Update on the Russian-Ukrainian conflict In the emerging world order, there are three players: the United States, China and Russia. Indeed, the United States is a superpower with the strongest economy. But the size of the Russian economy is $1.71 trillion while China’s is $19.9 trillion. With this, Russia is …

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Interest rates are rising, there will be no change in fixed interest rate loans

The European Central Bank (ECB) has announced that it will raise its key rates next month to curb inflation, that is why many citizens fear higher interest rates and higher loan repayments. The Banking Branch of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FB-H) indicates that changing the interest rate and …

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Kaliningrad at the center of a new crisis between Russia and the West

SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina The Russian semi-enclave of Kaliningrad, located on the Baltic Sea and separated from the mainland by Lithuania, Latvia and Belarus, has triggered a new crisis in the region. Lithuania’s decision to block the transit of some goods on the EU sanctions list to Kaliningrad through its …

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14 things to know before you go to Dubrovnik

Magnificent Dubrovnik combines a UNESCO-listed heritage with green nature, a beautiful coastline with fascinating villages, an exciting history with game of thrones-pop culture oriented and a plethora of options with a laid back vibe. In the far south of Croatia, Dubrovnik is cut off from the motherland by a small …

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Intesa Sanpaolo: strategic agreement with Nexi relating to the acquisition of activities in Croatia

PRESS RELEASE INTESA SANPAOLO: STRATEGIC AGREEMENT WITH NEXI RELATED TO THE ACQUISITION OF COMPANIES IN CROATIA Turin, Milan June 17, 2022 – Intesa Sanpaolo announces that it has further strengthened its partnership with Nexi, an international leader in merchant acquiring, in order to broaden the areas of collaboration. The latest …

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The Isola del Cinema returns to the banks of the Tiber, supportive, sustainable and twinned with Paris

06/14/2022 – Rome’s long-running summer film festival, now in its 28th edition, returns to its usual physical form on Tiber Island between June 16 and September 3 A previous edition of Isola del Cinema More open to the world, inclusive, sustainable and fortified by its Time Out rating as one …

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bne IntelliNews – Hungary launches investigation against Ryanair after airline says it will pass on windfall tax

Hungary ordered an immediate consumer protection investigation against Ryanair on June 10, a day after the low-cost airline announced it would pass new windfall taxes on consumers. Authorities will undertake a thorough investigation with a view to respecting consumer rights and preventing the airline’s unfair business practices to the extent …

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Scholz backs giving ‘realistic chance’ to Western Balkans on EU bid

By Sarah Marsh BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has pledged to help the Western Balkans revive their long-running drive to join the European Union, a move aimed at easing regional tensions and fending off the influence of rival powers such as than Russia. Speaking alongside Kosovo Prime Minister …

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The government publishes a decree on exceptional taxes

The Hungarian government on Saturday issued a decree detailing temporary taxes on “additional profit” companies in the banking, insurance, energy, retail, telecommunications, air transport and pharmaceutical that will pay in 2022 and 2023, according to a report by state news wire MTI. The decree obliges banks to pay a special …

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Painful: Here is the additional government tax on every plane ticket!

A government decree published on Saturday evening specifies the amount of the surcharge for the different sectors in Hungary. The fifth Orbán administration had previously announced that it wanted large corporations to pay a tax based on their “extra profit”. Among other things, there will be an additional tax on …

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All about newcomer Diana Jenkins

fans of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills were introduced to Sanela Diana Jenkins, who goes by Diana, at the start of season 12. Diana is a friend of the cast who first appeared at Harry Hamlin’s 70th birthday dinner and viewers learned about her past, her family life, her …

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Denmark votes on closer defense ties with EU over Russia concerns

By Nikolaj Skydsgaard COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Danes vote on Wednesday to decide whether to join the European Union’s defense policy, potentially becoming the bloc’s latest obstacle to signing up as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine forces the countries to radically reassess their security. Denmark is the only member of the 27-nation …

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Putin is plotting to ‘crush Ukraine’ to steal the country’s vast energy reserves | World | New

Such a move would allow Moscow – which already controls Ukraine’s grain exports – to dominate much of the country’s vast energy reserves as well. Peace talks to end the three-month war remain stalled, despite mounting pressure from some western corners. Although Ukraine’s untapped gas was not the primary motive …

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Putin says he will open grain and fertilizer exports if sanctions are lifted

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he would help export grain and fertilizer if sanctions were lifted. Ukrainian Black Sea ports have been blocked since the Russian invasion. British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has criticized Russia’s suggestions to ease food sanctions. Loading Something is loading. Vladimir Putin said he would open …

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20 countries ‘announced new security assistance programs’ after meeting with Ukraine

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin delivers opening remarks during a virtual meeting of the Ukrainian Defense Contact Group at the Pentagon in Washington DC on May 23. (Alex Brandon/AP) U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin welcomed more than 40 countries to the second meeting of the Ukraine Contact Group, held …

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Factbox-Europe seeks to revive magnesium production after two decades

(Reuters) – The European Union has targeted magnesium as a priority critical mineral to reduce dependence on China and three companies are preparing to produce it in Europe for the first time since 2001. Below are facts about magnesium and the three potential projects. MAGNESIUM Magnesium is a very light, …

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Turkey and Bosnia strengthen cooperation in participating banks

ISTANBUL The Turkish Association of Participatory Banks (TKBB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bosna Bank International (BBI) to strengthen cooperation in the participatory banking sector. class=”cf”> The agreement signed in Bosnia within the framework of the 11th Sarajevo Business Forum, held on May 11-12, covers cooperation on issues …

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The Association of Italian Businessmen in BiH officially started its work – Sarajevo Times

The Association of Italian Businessmen in Bosnia and Herzegovina officially started its work with a formal reception held at the Radon Plaza Hotel in Sarajevo. The goal of the association is, among other things, to monitor all movements related to economic indicators between BiH and Italy, networking of BiH and …

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10th Meeting of Regional Central Bank Governors Held – Sarajevo Times

Governor of the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Senad Softic, participated in the 10th Jubilee Meeting of Governors of Regional Central Banks, which was held on May 5-6, 2022 in Rovinj. The topics of this year’s meeting are inflation and monetary policy, uncertainty and the financial sector in the …

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Global Elections 2022: Global Rise of Alpha Dreamers

Who are these five billion alpha dreamers around the world? are they globally connected, mostly silent and invisible among billions of people around the world? How did they slowly come together to form the “most informed bloc” of global audiences that has ever existed in human history? What are their …

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Inflation has not peaked yet

ZAGREB, May 6 (2022) – Addressing a traditional conference of regional central bank governors in the northern Adriatic city of Rovinj on Friday, Croatian National Bank (HNB) Governor Boris Vujčić , said all central banks had revised down their growth projections for this year and inflation has yet to peak. …

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Saudi iftar program benefits over 1 million people

LONDON: A British pilgrim who performed Umrah during Ramadan described the experience as ‘overwhelming’ and said it was ‘great’ to be back at Mecca’s Grand Mosque after the COVID-19 pandemic. 19. Following the lifting of most coronavirus restrictions in Saudi Arabia, Muslims around the world have flocked to the holy …

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ECB response to inflation | By Dr. Atiq-ur-Rehman

ECB response to inflation Historically, the objectives of the central bank have been multiple, including price stability, GDP growth and full employment. The objective of price stability and full employment often has a compromise; that is, if you try to complete one goal, progress to the other goal will become …

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Putin is going to use a nuclear bomb – what will Xi do next?

Emboldened by the perception of the West’s terminal decline, no one in this group dwells on the prospect of open confrontation with America and Europe. In fact, the core members of this group would all be among the primary beneficiaries of a deeper schism. Consider Putin’s war cabinet, which is …

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Missouri Senate Supports Limits on Property Tax Increases | app

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Some Missouri homeowners could be spared from paying higher property taxes under a pair of proposed constitutional amendments approved by the state Senate on Wednesday. × This page requires JavaScript. Javascript is required for you to play premium content. Please enable it in your browser …

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How will the sanctions against Russia affect the oil refinery in BiH? – Sarajevo Time

The takeover of Sberbank’s European branches, including those in the country, is the first consequence felt in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) due to the sanctions against Russia. How will other Russian companies continue their activities and will an economic “bailout” be applied to the Bosanski Brod oil refinery? Bentonite and …

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Turkish public lender Ziraat Bank secures $1.24 billion syndicated loan

Turkey’s largest bank announced on Monday that it had secured a syndicated loan totaling $1.24 billion, managing to fully renew the loan it secured last year. The loan will be used according to environmental sustainability criteria and to support gender equality in production, Ziraat Bank said in a statement. The …

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Sberbank signs agreement to sell 44% of Fortenova in Croatia to Hungarian Indotek

ZAGREB (Croatia), April 9 (SeeNews) – Croatia’s largest private company, Fortenova, which took over from collapsed food retailer Agrokor, said its biggest shareholder, top Russian lender Sberbank, has signed a agreement with the intention to sell its 44% stake in the Fortenova group to the Hungarian asset manager Indotek. The …

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Launch of the Saudi iftar program in Bosnia and Herzegovina

RIYADH: Boulevard Riyadh City keeps surprising its visitors with even more splendid news: the arena has announced a special offer of free entry during Ramadan and will be open from 4:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. every day. The large complex, decorated with dazzling Ramadan decorations, offers visitors an excellent leisure …

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Green Fund for Growth lends $5.5 million to MF Banka to promote renewable energy and SME efficiency in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Green for Growth Fund (GGF), a Luxembourg-registered public-private partnership, recently partnered with MF Banka ad Banja Luka, a bank that primarily serves small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Bosnia and Herzegovina, to expand the bank’s loan for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. MF Banka borrows 5 million euros …

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Analysis: Sickening scenes from a Kyiv suburb remind the world of the cruellest moments in history

On Sunday, a CNN crew saw at least a dozen dead in body bags piled up in a mass grave in the town of Bucha, northwest of the capital. Residents said around 150 people were buried there, while the mayor had said in public remarks a day earlier that there …

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Recently Moved, Promoted, or Appointed to Lincoln | Local business news

Fork Von Minden Levic Jürgens Shrimp Worthington Snader Lincoln, Neb. (March 12, 2022) – Swanson Russell recently promoted seven in its Lincoln and Omaha offices: Allen Forkner, Lynette Von Minden, Almir Levic, Abby Jurgens, RJ Shrimpton, Millie Worthington and Jordan Snader. Forkner was promoted to vice president/director of public relations. …

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3 Russian actions that may never recover from recent sanctions

Unfortunately, the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine is claiming too many unfortunate victims. Investors who couldn’t get out of the battered Russian stocks before international exchanges abruptly suspended trading in Russian stocks can still hope to get out one day once trading resumes. However, the harsh, painful and crippling …

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🇧🇦 Bosnia and Herzegovina: BHRT on the brink of closure

BHRT, Bosnia and Herzegovina‘s public broadcaster, is set to shut down after its business bank accounts were blocked. BHRT management has issued an urgent appeal to the Bosnian government and associated stakeholders to save the future of the public broadcaster. BHRT has revealed that the public broadcaster’s accounts have been …

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Outstanding Contribution to Capacity Building: Peter Nicholl

One day in the late 1990s, an International Monetary Fund official walked into the Washington office of his colleague Peter Nicholl. The official asked Nicholl if he would like to be a central bank governor. Nicholl had come to IMF after a distinguished career at the Reserve Bank of New …

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Potential sale of Fortenova from Sberbank gains momentum after sanctions

(Bloomberg) – Sberbank PJSC’s stake in the Balkan’s biggest retailer has attracted interest from several suitors, according to two people familiar with the negotiations, as the Russian lender pulls out after being hit with war sanctions in Ukraine. Indotek-Investments, a fund controlled by Hungarian businessman Daniel Jellinek, is among the …

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BiH Financial Stability Standing Committee meeting held – Sarajevo Times

The Standing Committee for Financial Stability of Bosnia and Herzegovina (SCFS) held a meeting on the analysis of the situation of the financial sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was concluded that the restructuring process of Sberbank BH dd Sarajevo and Sberbank ad Banjaluka was successfully completed. All previous risks …

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The United States and its allies will strip Russia of privileged trade status

The 1930s tariffs were designed to impose high levies on imports of manufactured goods and agricultural products, but low rates on imports of raw materials – a design that would limit costs for American factories, Mr. Gresser written in a blog post. The U.S. tariff on palladium, for example, which …

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The war in Ukraine is causing a flood of misinformation and fake news

In Serbia, the Twitter account of Youth of JAZAS, an NGO committed to HIV support and prevention, was taken back by an unknown person on February 25. Tweets from the hacked account compared Ukraine to AIDS and claimed Russia was “the cure”. The next day, after regaining control of the …

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Nova Banka of Bosnia acquires Sberbank Banja Luka

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), March 3 (SeeNews) – Bosnian lender Nova Banka [BANJ:NOVB-R-E] acquired Sberbank Banja Luka, a local subsidiary of Sberbank Europe based in Austria, itself controlled by Russian Sberbank, the government of the Republika Srpska said, after announcing that it would buy the bank itself. The Republika Srpska …

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EU to restrict 7 Russian banks from SWIFT

European Union officials have agreed to withdraw seven Russian banks from the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT), the Belgium-based global financial messaging service, Bloomberg reported Tuesday, citing unnamed sources. The banks are VTB Bank, Bank Otkritie, Novikombank, Sovcombank, Promsvyazbank, Bank Rossiya and VEB, the sources told the press …

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Apple says it has ‘suspended’ all product sales in Russia

Tech giant Apple on Tuesday announced a halt to all product sales in Russia, the latest fallout from Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. Western governments, sports organizations and big business cut Russia off or slapped punitive sanctions on it for the internationally condemned attack on its neighbor. “We have suspended all …

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With sanctions, Russian Sberbank faces “failure” in Europe

Sberbank and Russian bank branches in southeastern Europe face closures or takeovers following international sanctions imposed on Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine By DUSAN STOJANOVIC Associated Press February 28, 2022, 12:31 • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article BELGRADE, Serbia – Faced with a rush …

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Challenges of cross-border payments for non-EU countries in Europe and future regulatory changes

Ognjen Vlacinaresponsible for payments and cash registers IKEA Southeast Europedetails the main cross-border payment challenges encountered in non-EU countries in Europe and future regulatory developments Over the past two years, in part due to COVID-19 restrictions, e-commerce transactions in retail have seen an overall increase over in-store transactions. Of the …

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Nuclear project with Russian reactors shakes up Bulgarian politics – EURACTIV.com

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, thanks to on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. Before you start reading today‘s edition of Capitals, be sure to read the article EU foreign ministers discuss Russian crisis amid fears of false flag …

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Wave of cybercrimes, political clashes, buffet region

On February 1, the Serbian branch of Raiffeisen Bank warned its customers that requests sent to customers to reactivate their mobile banking applications via email were fraudulent. The bank advised its customers not to follow these instructions. Two days later, the Serbian Post informed citizens that fraudulent messages were being …

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Endava: Margins under pressure, but outlook is good (NYSE: DAVA)

lcva2/iStock Editorial via Getty Images Investment thesis Shares of Endava plc (NYSE:DAVA) have corrected 27% from their December highs as interest in growth companies has waned in the market. In our view, this is an excellent opportunity to take a stand. Endava is actively growing in the most competitive market …

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As Russia announces withdrawal, Biden warns Ukraine invasion still possible

Video Russian President Vladimir V. Putin has said he intends to continue talks with the West and that Russia will withdraw some of its troops from the Ukrainian border. US officials said they were still assessing Russian troop movements.CreditCredit…Pool photo by Sergey Guneev MOSCOW – President Vladimir V. Putin said …

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To survive, BiH citizens are increasingly in debt – Sarajevo Times

To survive, the citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina are increasingly in consumer debt. Of the total debt, which amounts to more than seven billion marks, no less than 75% relates to loans for general consumption. And while economic experts offer solutions to alleviate the crisis, the government is silent. “We …

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Greece and Bulgaria top EU COVID death list – EURACTIV.com

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, thanks to on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. Before you start reading today‘s edition of Capitals, take a look at the article ‘Could animal-to-human transplantation fill the organ shortage void in the EU? …

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Asseco South Eastern Europe SA: SEE (ASEE) acquires a majority stake in BS Telecom Solutions, specialized in complete telecommunications, intelligent traffic and Smart City information systems.

With this acquisition, ASEE strengthens its portfolio of telecommunications, intelligent traffic and AI-driven Smart City systems. ASEE has acquired a 60% stake in BS Telecom Solutions (BSTS), consolidating its position as a regional market leader in Southeast Europe in the area of ​​business digitalization. The acquisition is part of ASEE’s …

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King Abdullah Port highlights its commitment to the logistics sector

RIYADH: On the sidelines of the LEAP technical conference in Riyadh, Huawei Consumer Business Group opened its doors at the company’s new store in the capital, its largest overseas flagship store. The inauguration of the store took place on February 2, at Riyadh Front on King Salman Road and Airport …

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Huawei opens largest overseas flagship store in Riyadh

RIYADH: On the sidelines of the LEAP technical conference in Riyadh, Huawei Consumer Business Group opened its doors at the company’s new store in the capital, its largest overseas flagship store. The inauguration of the store took place on February 2, at Riyadh Front on King Salman Road and Airport …

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Five Star Bank Switches to Bitcoin, Picasso NFTs, Binance Unlocks SEPA+ Deposits More News

An associative image. Source: Adobe/matiasdelcarmine Get your daily digest of crypto-asset and blockchain-related news – by investigating stories that fly under the radar in today’s crypto news. __________ Adoption News US-based community bank Five star bank announcement a partnership with the Bitcoin Company (BTC) NYDIG. This will allow bank customers …

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United Bank of Albania plans digital turnaround amid losses | Salaam Footbridge

When Bosnian Amel Kovačević took over as CEO of United Bank of Albania (UBA) in 2020, the institution recorded a loss of more than 356.6 million Albanian Lek ($3.3 million), falling from a profit of Lek 30.7 million ($0.3 million) in 2018 and Lek 8.7 million ($0.08 million) in 2019. …

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Profile of women and companies: Helena Rados Derr

Helena Rados DerrCEOStewart Capital AdvisorsStewartcap.com Helena Rados Derr considers many places her hometown. Born in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Rados Derr arrived in Pittsburgh as a refugee in 1999 before moving to Indiana, Pennsylvania, where she became a naturalized citizen. After graduating from college, Rados Derr immersed himself in banking. …

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Banking as a Service Market Size, Share and Trend Analysis Report by Application, Regional Impacts of COVID-19, 2020-2027

Banking market OREGAON, PORTLAND, USA, January 18, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Allied Market Research recently released a report, “Banking Services Market by Component (Platform and Service), Type (API-Based Bank-as-a-Service and Cloud-Based Bank-as-a-Service). Service), Enterprise Size (Large Enterprises and Small & Medium Enterprises) and End User (Banks, FinTech/NBFCs and Others): Global Opportunity …

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Credit Suisse chairman resigns after Covid investigation

Chairman of Credit Suisse Group, António Horta-Osório, steps down immediately after an investigation involving violations of the Covid protocol. Mr. Horta-Osório, in office for less than a year, would have broken quarantine rules to travel on a London-Zurich flight in November and attend the Wimbledon finals in July. The council …

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An international inventory of the evolution of public procurement

Healthy public procurement can unlock $1 trillion in savings each year that could be used to support green, resilient and inclusive economies. Governments today spend approximately $13 trillion on public contracts for goods, services and public works. At the same time, they lose a quarter of that spending to inefficiencies. …

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Saudi Minister of Islamic Affairs meets with Grand Mufti of Bosnia and Herzegovina

TAIF: Nahawand, a new music center in Taif which opened recently and offers a range of music lessons and services with the aim of discovering and developing new local talent, already intends to expand to six other Saudi cities. The center, named after a type of Arabic melody known as …

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Online identity document checks grow in the UK

Is the UK taking a side step or one more step towards digital ID by allowing more checks with uploaded ID documents? Changes to the Identity Trust Framework promise the private sector faster and more secure checks on people’s right to hire, work and request background checks. Among the providers …

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5 banking facts to fortify your finances in 2022

2022. New year. New you. A new look at banking? It would be a smart decision. Now is a great time to review your banking habits and see what you can do to help you reach your financial goals. Here are five facts to know about banking in 2022 and …

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In under-vaccinated Bosnia, the prison population stands out | Ap

SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina (AP) – Bosnia’s coronavirus vaccination rate is one of the lowest in Europe, but a population in the Balkan country has thwarted the national trend: its inmates. More than 80% of the 2,000 men and women serving sentences in Bosnia’s 13 prisons have received at least …

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UniCredit chairman says bank mergers and acquisitions must focus on Europe -La Stampa

Adds detail quotes MILAN, December 27 (Reuters) – Bank mergers should target European expansion, UniCredit IDRC.MI Chairman Pier Carlo Padoan said in a newspaper interview on Monday, warning against deals that force lenders to focus more on the domestic market. Asked about the potential for post-pandemic banking mergers and acquisitions …

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Minimum corporate taxation – Explanation – Modern diplomacy

What has the European Commission proposed? The European Commission has proposed a directive to guarantee a minimum effective global tax rate of 15% for large groups operating in the European Union. agreement reached by the OECD / G20 Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS). The proposal sets …

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What we need to prevent a climate catastrophe

COP26 was not a fist in the air, nor the victory against climate change that humanity was counting on. Unfortunately, politics and commerce put a hard thumb on procedures, limiting possible action. Commitments to “phase out” coal, rather than a firm commitment to phase it out altogether, show how far …

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UK approves Covid jab for under 12s as new daily cases surpass 100,000

LONDON: For the past two years, the global refugee crisis has been eclipsed by the battle against COVID-19. But in 2021, there was a worrying increase in the number of people fleeing poverty and conflict, and everything points to the situation going to get even worse in 2022. Anyone who …

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Bosnian Federation banks increase 9-month net profit

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), December 22 (SeeNews) – Net profit of the Bosnian Federation banking sector reached 264 million mark ($ 152.2 million / € 135 million) in the first nine months 2021, compared to 151.2 million mark in the same period a year earlier, the entity’s bank agency said. …

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bne IntelliNews – OPINION: Bosnia breakup momentum signals weak economy

More than 25 years after the Dayton Accords defined the heavy construction of post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina with a unitary state divided into distinct ethnic enclaves and the district of Brcko, the military and defense officials of the United United and EU have suddenly sounded the alarm over the danger …

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Serbia’s online bank completes IPA-funded European banking project

BELGRADE (Serbia), Dec.20 (SeeNews) – Serbia’s central bank, NBS, announced on Monday that it has successfully completed another project funded by the European Union’s Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) mechanism . Dubbed the ‘Program for strengthening the capacities of central banks in the Western Balkans for integration into the European …

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BNP Paribas exits US retail banking with $16.3 billion sale

For sharper, insightful business and economic news, subscribe to The daily advantage newsletter. It’s completely free and we guarantee you’ll learn something new every day. Bye. Farewell. Don’t let the door bump into you on the way out. On Monday, France’s biggest bank, BNP Paribas, became the latest in a …

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Ongoing OIC MF Council Extraordinary Session – Pakistan

Published on December 18, 2021 23:46 The meeting is convened against the backdrop of the worsening humanitarian situation in Afghanistan ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – The 17th extraordinary session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is underway to focus on the current worsening humanitarian …

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UniCredit S p A: wins the 2022 CEE Awards for Global Finance Trade Finance and Supply Chain Finance

UniCredit was named Best Trade Finance Bank in Central and Eastern Europe, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia, and Best Supply Chain Finance Bank in Central and Eastern Europe in the Global Ranking of Best Finance Providers Global Finance 2022 Trade and Supply Chain Strategy. UniCredit was named Best Trade Finance …

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The Deutsche Bundesbank, together with 19 national central banks of the European System of Central Banks, the European Central Bank and the European Commission, completes the EU-funded program to support central banks and banking supervisory agencies in candidate countries to the EU and potential candidates from the Western Balkans

Together with 19 national central banks of the European System of Central Banks (ESCB), the European Central Bank (ECB) and the European Commission, the Deutsche Bundesbanktoday was the closing ceremony of an EU-funded program for the benefit of the Bank of Albania, the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the …

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Can Britain turn Bosnia away from secessionism?

Following the decision of the former High Representative Valentin Inzko to impose a ban on the denial of genocide and war crimes, officials of the entity Republika Srpska (RS), led by Milorad Dodik, launched a number of processes which are a secession in all but name and would lead to …

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A founder who fled Bosnia as a child learned to code by hand. Here’s how he built his career in tech, selling his first company at age 20 and taking his last company to the stock market.

Epti founder Arli Mujkic, aged around 10, taken in 1996, and 35, taken in 2021. Epti Arli Mujkic was six when his family fled Bosnia for Sweden in 1993. His family couldn’t afford a computer, so he learned to code by copying books. Today, Mujkic is preparing to introduce his …

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Authorities arrest director of Bosnian pharmaceutical company for money laundering

Head of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s largest pharmaceutical company appeared in Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina for laundering more than $ 4.6 million, according to Sarajevo daily OsloboÄ‘enje reported Thursday. Nedim Uzunović, director of the Bosnalijek company, the largest producer of medicines in Bosnia and Herzegovina, based in Sarajevo. (Photo: Bosnalijek)Nedim …

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Middle East autocrats sigh with relief: US signals Democracy Summit will not change policies

The United States signaled ahead of next week’s Democracy Summit that it is unlikely to translate empty words into adherence to human rights and democratic values ​​in the Middle East into a policy that demonstrates seriousness and commitment. In A declaration, the State Department said the December 9-10 summit would …

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The sperm banking market is expected to experience a notable increase over the next few years by 2027

The global sperm banking market size was valued at $ 4,741.51 million in 2019 and is expected to reach $ 4,860.39 million by 2027, registering a CAGR of 5.2%. PORTLAND, OREGON, UNITED STATES, November 24, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – According to the Allied Market Research report, titled “Sperm banking market By …

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International Banker Awards 2021 for Western and Eastern Europe

IIn light of the last United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26, held in Glasgow, Scotland, much of the most notable recent banking activity has been around lenders’ commitments to cope with climatic risks. In the UK, for example, Bank of England (BoE) Governor Andrew Bailey confirmed in early November that …

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Microfinance Provider Partner Expands Energy Efficiency Portfolio in Bosnia and Herzegovina

With the help of the Green for Growth Fund (GGF), Partner has grown into one of the largest micro-lenders in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with over 60 offices. It has achieved an expansion of its rural clientele of 20%. With 5,000 microloans, Partner has helped clients in Bosnia and Herzegovina insulate …

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BTTS tips from Tuesday’s 20/1 World Cup qualifiers

With several European giants set to wrap up their respective World Cup qualifying campaigns tonight, our expert has one final fivefold of 20/1 WCQ BTTS tips to share. Plus, find out how you can bet £ 10 Get £ 30 at Betfred. Click here to join Betfred and bet £ …

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Guardian’s take on Bosnia and Herzegovina: High time to take a stand | Editorial

Bbetter late than never ? The United States and Europe are finally showing signs of realizing the dangers Bosnia faces. A long-rooted crisis has worsened considerably, with the chief representative of the international community, Christian Schmidt, warning that the country could soon erupt. He described a “very real” prospect of …

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