One death reported after strong earthquake felt in the Balkans

The US foreign and defense chief is expected to make his first wartime visit to Kyiv since Russia launched its unprovoked war on Ukraine two months ago amid heavy fighting continue in the east of the country. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced on April 23 that he would meet the …

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KPR’s ‘Retro Cocktail Hour’ will celebrate 25 years with a concert featuring The Waitiki 7

LAWRENCE – Kansas Public Radio’s “Retro Cocktail Hour” celebrates 25 years of the program being “shaken, not stirred.” Join host Darrell Brogdon and KPR staff for a concert featuring the Waitiki 7 at 8 p.m. on April 30 at Liberty Hall. The group will travel from Hawaii, Mexico, Boston and …

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The map shows the decline of the coronavirus in Europe

Economy April 21, 2022, 5:42 p.m. Each week, ECDC publishes a map on its Twitter which colors countries based on the prevalence of coronavirus infections. The positive trend of recent weeks continued to be reflected in last week’s data, with the outbreak decreasing in line with the seasonal pattern. The …

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Blackstone becomes a real estate powerhouse

Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX) once again made headlines this week by taking another big dip in the real estate market. This time, the leader in alternative asset management has acquired American university communities, a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on student housing. The nearly $13 billion deal is the latest …

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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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Thousands of Serbs protest international movements in Bosnia

BANJA LUKA, Bosnia and Herzegovina (AP) — Thousands of Bosnian Serbs gathered on Wednesday to protest recent decisions by the top international official in the ethnically divided Balkan country. Serbs are angry that Christian Schmidt, the UN’s high representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina, suspended a law declaring ownership of public …

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A safe haven in the Gulf: Balkan criminals and their money are hiding in the United Arab Emirates

Over the past 20 years, criminal groups in the Western Balkans have become key players in the global drug trade. Balkan networks are involved in heroin trafficking, cannabis production and trafficking, as well as cocaine trafficking from Latin America to ports in Western and Southeastern Europe. In doing so, they …

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EuroCommerce welcomes the launch of a public consultation on sustainable food

EuroCommerce, which represents the retail and wholesale sectors in Europe, welcomed the launch of a public consultation on the EU’s framework for sustainable food systems, with chief executive Christel Delberghe saying the consultation demonstrates how point the “retail and wholesale sector is fully committed to working with other actors in …

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Will real estate prices increase in BiH? – Sarajevo Time

The construction sector has not escaped the upward trend in prices either. Energy and materials became more expensive all over the world, which ultimately led to higher prices for services and real estate. There is no end in sight to this trend, writes Federalna. Movement restrictions and price hikes caused …

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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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Ukraine crisis hits Russian tourism industry

By Kester Kenn Klomegah Russia’s tourism industry, both inbound and outbound, is badly hit by the war-ravaged crisis that unfolded in the former Soviet republic of Ukraine in late February. For more than two years, the tourism industry has been affected due to the spread of Covid-19 which has turned …

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What is the situation with the national property register in Bosnia and Herzegovina? – Sarajevo Time

With regard to state property, the authorities of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) often attempt to seize state jurisdiction. There are many examples of attempts by all authorities of this entity to legalize the sale of state property. However, few want to talk about it, make accusations, or …

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War in Ukraine Hits Russian Tourism Industry – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Russian tourism, both inbound and outbound, is being hit hard by the war-torn crisis that unfolded in the former Soviet republic of Ukraine in late February. For more than two years, the tourism industry has been affected due to the spread of Covid-19 which has turned the world upside down. …

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Stop lying that peace can be secured with extremists – Sarajevo Times

The CDU deputy in the German Bundestag, Michael Brand, gave an interview to the German newspaper “Tageszeitung” in which, when asked: how does he assess the situation in the Balkans, which is again in the spotlight with the war in Ukraine, he said that “Bosnia and Herzegovina for months in …

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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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Ukraine investigates reports of chemical weapons attack, Russia denies charges

Russian forces have continued to move towards eastern Ukraine ahead of a planned major offensive in the Donbas region, while conditions in Mariupol remain dire, with thousands of civilians reported dead and Russian forces advancing towards the full control of the port city. Live briefing: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine RFE/RL …

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A paradise for foreign investors

For companies looking to benefit from a rapidly growing economy on the European continent, Bosnia and Herzegovina presents a golden opportunity. As the center of South Eastern Europe, the Western Balkan country is quickly becoming a preferred choice for many foreign companies as an address for their operations. Located between …

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Liz Truss announces increased UK sanctions against Russia

“Our latest wave of measures will end British imports of Russian energy and decimate Putin’s war machine,” British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said. As the British armed forces remembered the Falkland Islands conflict in 1982, the UNGA suspended Russia from UNHCR on a US resolution for gross and systemic human …

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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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LDS Church Announces New Chapels, Mission and Regional Leaders | News, Sports, Jobs

1 / 6 The new Social Hall meeting venue in downtown Salt Lake. Courtesy intellectual reserve 2 / 6 The lobby and entrance to the new Social Hall meeting room. Courtesy intellectual reserve 3 / 6 The roof terrace of the Social Hall Meeting House. Courtesy intellectual reserve …

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Japan funds climate action in Bosnia and Herzegovina to support inclusive decarbonization – Sarajevo Times

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has received a new contribution of $1.87 million in climate finance from the Government of Japan to support the concrete implementation of climate plans, such as the Nationally Determined Contribution ( NDC), in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Japan’s contribution to UNDP’s ambitious Climate Promise initiative …

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Bosnia’s producer inflation rises in February

Regional today Friday, April 8, 2022, 2:00 p.m. Photo by By ppart / Shutterstock.com Producer prices in Bosnia and Herzegovina jumped 11.8% year on year in February, after rising 10.6% the previous month, according to data from the Statistics Agency (BHAS). based in Sarajevo. It was the highest producer inflation …

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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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European Commission urged to stop funding Balkan fossil fuel projects – EURACTIV.com

The European Commission should stop supporting and funding fossil gas projects in the Western Balkans and instead focus on sustainable energy, a group of civil society organizations from the region has said. As the war in Ukraine rages, driving up gas prices, Europe is struggling to wean itself off Russian …

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AutoWallis Nyilvnosan Mukdo Reszvenytrsasg: could continue to grow in the Slovenian market after completing the acquisition of Avto Aktiv

PRESS RELEASE AutoWallis could continue to grow in the Slovenian market after completing the acquisition of Avto Aktiv Budapest, April 5, 2022 – AutoWallis Group has successfully completed the business takeover and real estate purchase of Avto Aktiv, allowing the Hungarian-listed automotive company to focus on further growth. So far, …

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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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him – snake, we – frog – EURACTIV.com

Putin’s mistake in Ukraine was to compress steps that usually take a year into just 24 hours, and it’s unclear what prompted him to behave in such an unusual way, writes Evgenii Dainov. Evgenii Dainov is a Bulgarian scholar, author and political commentator. I have published two books in which …

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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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Global Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Market Overview to 2027 – Size, Trends and Growth Opportunities – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Market Size, Trends and Growth Opportunities, by Technology, by Shape, by Payload Type, by Application by Region and Forecast to 2027.” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Market was valued at USD 1.5 Billion in 2020 and is projected to …

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One United Properties offers shareholders a dividend of 15.2 million euros for the 2021 financial year

One United Properties (BVB: ONE), the leading green developer of residential, mixed-use and office properties in Romania, has convened the General Meeting of Shareholders (GMS) on April 26and2022. On the agenda of the GMS are, among other things, the approval of the payment of the second installment of the dividends, …

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Stoli’s Damien McKinney: ‘I have another special forces mission in me’

Immediately after the launch of the invasion of Ukraine, videos began to appear on social media of people, including state governors and bar owners in the United States, pouring Stolichnaya vodka into the sewers to protest against everything Russian. The brand has been caught in the wave of popular opinion …

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EBRD has invested billions in BiH, due to Russia and Belarus sanctions stance, that support is now on hold – Sarajevo Times

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has been involved for years in the development of our country. There are billions of BAMs since the end of the war. The EBRD recently celebrated its 25th anniversary in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). During this period, more than 2.83 billion euros …

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The European Union has opened the competition to choose the destination of excellence 2023

This initiative aims to recognize and reward small destinations that have successfully implemented strategies to promote sustainable tourism through green transformation practices. danish city Medium It is located on the island of Funen, the third largest country in the country European destination of excellence 2022Last year he was selected from …

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Montenegrin cinema cancels screening of Serbian Chetnik film

An image from the film “Entouré” about the Chetnik movement. Photo: www.filmnikolakalabic.com. The Cineplexx cinema in the Montenegrin capital, Podgorica, said on Friday it would no longer show the film “Surrounded”, about a Serbian World War II Chetnik leader, Nikola Kalabic, after activists on social media demanded the cancellation of …

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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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Morning headlines for Slovenia: Thursday, March 31, 2022

Check the date at the top of the page, and you can find all the stories of “morning headlines” here. You can also follow us on Facebook and get all the news in your feed. This summary is provided by the STA: Košorok named president of Gen Energija KRŠKO – …

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Italian banking giant UniCredit is being sued by a crypto firm for $144 million

Key ideas: UniCredit (UCG) is fined $144 million for closing crypto-related accounts. A subsidiary of Bitminer Factory sued UniCredit in Banka Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina. UniCredit joins several banks that have taken a hard line on crypto-related businesses. UniCredit SpA (UCG), Italy’s largest commercial bank, is the 34and largest in …

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Inflation in Bosnia picks up in February

Regional today Tuesday, March 29, 2022, 10:05 a.m. The figures Photo by By ppart / Shutterstock.com Consumer prices in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiS) rose 8.1% year-on-year in February, after rising 7.0% in January, the Agency for Statistics Sarajevo (BHAS) said on Friday. Average prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages increased …

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Ukrainian Zelensky will offer a declaration of neutrality to Russia for peace “without delay”

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine could declare neutrality and offer security guarantees to Russia to secure peace “without delay,” President Volodymyr Zelensky has said ahead of another scheduled round of talks — though he declared that a face-to-face meeting with Russia’s leader could end the war. While hinting at possible …

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“We are rekindling Bosnia and Herzegovina’s cultural ties with India”

Ambassador Muhamed Čengić talks about his session at JLF 2022, the relevance of the book of poems by the great Bosnian poet Mehmed Alija Mak Dizdar and the collaboration between India and Bosnia and Herzegovina in the fields of art and Culture. Muhamed Čengić, Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to …

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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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LDS Church donates another $4 million to help Ukrainian refugees

This humanitarian crisis “will forever change the face of the Church in Poland”. (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Sixty bags of clothing collected by Latter-day Saint youth in Friedrichsdorf, Germany. The clothes were delivered to refugees in Frankfurt. | March 25, 2022, 10:20 p.m. | Update: 10:37 p.m. …

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Investors can consider this real estate as an inflation hedge

RReal assets have been a preferred hedge against rising inflation, and this is likely to continue for some time as further rate hikes are expected throughout the year. “With inflation reaching levels not seen in decades, real estate remains an attractive investment option,” reads an article from Realty Biz News. …

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Sustainable design guides the eco-conscious Trellis House

Trellis House in Washington DC is going above and beyond to deliver on the climate promises made to residents of this new eco-friendly apartment building. What could be better than a new LEED Platinum mixed-use building? A LEED Platinum development that reduces the environmental effects of previous on-site development. Trellis …

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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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Inflation in Bosnia jumps in January

Regional today Thursday, March 24, 2022, 10:00 a.m. The figures Photo by By ppart / Shutterstock.com Producer prices in Bosnia and Herzegovina rose 10.6% year on year in January, following an 8.5% rise the previous month, according to data released on Tuesday by the Statistics Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina. …

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Croatian film festivals: an overview

March 23, 2022 – As the 94th Academy Awards fast approach, Total Croatia News takes a look at some of the major Croatian film festivals celebrating the best of Croatian and international cinema, paving the way for major film festivals around the world . This Sunday, at the Dolby Theater …

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A businessman from Dubai buys the tobacco factory in Mostar? – Sarajevo Time

Dubai businessman Jassim Abdullah Ibrahim Alhuwai buys Mostar tobacco factory for six million BAM after making the best offer in a public sale in Mostar City Court among nine interested buyers for the former giant of Mostar in the second round. He was given the deadline to pay five million …

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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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The future of industrial real estate: trends for 2022 and beyond

The future of industrial real estate: trends for 2022 and beyond The shock of COVID-19 has revealed the fundamental importance of industrial and logistics real estate around the world. This report explores key trends that will influence how occupiers, investors, and developers …

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Energy: How can Europe alienate Russian fossil fuels?

When Russian tanks and soldiers rolled into Ukraine, it opened eyes across Europe to the fact that energy independence is a matter of national security. To that end, European leaders quickly declared the need to wean off Russian fossil fuels. But how is Europe giving up a cheap and reliable …

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Russian wheat demand remains strong despite war

Russia still exports oil and wheat to certain destinations via the Black Sea. File photo: MarineTraffic COMMERCIAL flows out of the Black Sea region, particularly from Ukrainian ports, were severely disrupted by Russia’s invasion of its western neighbor on February 24. The region’s exports are a vital part of the …

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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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why does Russia need to save face?

Since the invasion of Ukraine on 24and In February, Russia faced international condemnation, isolation and scathing sanctions from the West. After weeks of national resistance and resilience demonstrated by the beleaguered people of Ukraine, Russia now needs a face-saving option. Russian President Vladimir Putin miscalculated the adventure of attacking Ukraine …

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How to fight inflation with the lessons of history

North Annual expenditure in the Union reached the staggering figure of 16 times its pre-war budget. Despite the need for funds, there was great fear in Congress of raising taxes because of Americans’ well-known antipathy to taxation. But Salmon P. Chase, the fiscally conservative Secretary of the Treasury, had a …

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Fred. Olsen unveils its new cruise program for summer 2023

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has unveiled a new sailing program for summer 2023, which includes “scenic sailings”, “cultural discoveries” and “special events ashore”. According to a press release, the new crossings include the lesser-known Adriatic towns of Durrës in Albania, Neum in Bosnia and Koper in Slovenia; the Midnight Sun …

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Where to Invest in South East Europe: A Guide

Large cities such as Istanbul contribute to making Turkey a major FDI hub in South Eastern Europe. (Photo by Diego Cupolo/NurPhoto via Getty Images) After a sharp decline in 2015, the economy of South Eastern Europe grew year-on-year from 2016 to 2017. It then fell by 0.2% in 2018 and …

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Prices of milk and dairy products in BiH will increase – Sarajevo Times

The milk and dairy industry will face an increase in the prices of raw materials, feed, cereals and all that is necessary for production, which will certainly affect the final price of the products, which is why competent government institutions should facilitate business in this strategic branch, said the president …

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In Ukraine, female war reporters build on the legacy of pioneers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clarissa Ward interrupted her live television report about Ukrainian refugees to help a distraught elderly man, then a woman, down a steep path mangled by an explosion, gently urging them in their tongues. A day later, New York Times photographer Lynsey Addario captured a grim image …

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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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Time for EU-Turkey Customs Union 2.0

When Chairman of the Board of the German-Turkish Chamber of Commerce and Industry Markus C. Slevogt answered a question during a panel discussion in Ankara last week, he didn’t mince words: “Customs Union 2.0? Certainly ! At stake: the official launch of a large-scale survey report on the opinions of …

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Want to know more about the history of the Ukraine-Russia war? Start watching their movies

Jhe Euromaidan revolt that toppled former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and the Donbass conflict resulted in a wide range of cinematic content in Ukrainian and Russian from 2014 onwards. war, but if there is one thing that is certain, it is this: cinema is now the gateway to history for …

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Zelensky says humanitarian corridors ‘working’, more than 12,000 evacuees

Zelensky demands release of kidnapped mayor, says Russian military suffers ‘great losses’ Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the Russian military was suffering “great losses” in its war against Ukraine and called for the urgent release of the mayor of Melitopol, who was reportedly kidnapped by Russian forces on Friday. “The …

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Bosnia and Herzegovina plans four more large-scale solar power plants

Two international consortia plan to invest a total of 160 million euros in two solar power plants in the municipality of Sokolac in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). At the same time, the canton of Central Bosnia launched a call for tenders for the concession of two photovoltaic power plants in …

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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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Sarajevo Film Festival adds Ukraine to its regional programs

SARAJEVO 2022 03/11/2022 – Ukrainian films, projects and filmmakers will now be eligible for official sections of the festival, CineLink industry days, talents and a new residency program Still by Sergei Loznitsa reflections The Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF) has announced that it will add Ukraine to its official sections: competition …

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The Western Balkans cling to coal [Gas in Transition]

Summary With vested interests, coal remains the dominant energy source in the Western Balkan region. [Gas in Transition, Volume 2, Issue 2] by: Tim Gosling Tensions have increased in recent months in the Western Balkans; the result of longstanding challenges including political instability, nationalism, corruption and geopolitical competition. It is …

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HBO Max expands to 61 territories worldwide

LOS ANGELES—HBO Max has launched in 15 additional European countries, including the Netherlands, Portugal, Hungary, Poland and Romania, making the WarnerMedia streaming platform available in 61 territories in Europe, the United States, America Latin and the Caribbean. Later this year, HBO Max will expand to six more countries: Turkey, Greece, …

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Developing countries are taking action for the climate

Wed, Mar 9, 2022 12:00 AM Last updated on: Wed, Mar 9, 2022 12:00 AM The member states of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) have created their own funds to combat the impacts of climate change. Photo: Collected “> The member states of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) have created …

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Inflation in Bosnia increases in January

Photo by noppawan09/Shutterstock.com Consumer prices in Bosnia rose 7.0% year on year in January, following an annual rise of 6.4% in December, the Sarajevo-based Statistics Agency (BHAS) said on Friday. This is the highest rate since October 2008, mainly driven by the costs of food and non-alcoholic beverages (11.6%); transport …

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AIA ‘Curbside Chat’ on electric vehicles, e-commerce and more, March 8, 1:00 p.m. ET

The latest episode of AIA Canada’s Curbside Chat series “Rethinking the Aftermarket: Electric Vehicles, E-Commerce and Shifting Expectations” will address a variety of interconnected themes challenging the industry. In this episode, AIA President Bob Jaworski sits down with podcast guest: Jasna Smiljcic, Director of Sales for Canada – Gates Corporation, …

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Will Elon Musk change Germany?

JIT’S A big week for Tesla’s “gigafactory” in Grünheide, near Berlin. According to the German press, the American electric car manufacturer will get the final green light from local authorities to start operations in a few days. In a way, it already is. On February 28, Tesla workers elected their …

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Will no-fly zones fly over Ukraine

During a recent press conference, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has faced a plea for the establishment of a ‘no-fly zone’. This suggestion was quickly dissected and dismissed, by commentators and the media. There is, however, an argument to be made that in the face of the massive invasion of …

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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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Trump Hotel CEO leaves a declining brand

Donald J. Trump’s top hotel executive is leaving the company as his five-star hotel brand has given way to the former president’s other lucrative ventures. The executive, Eric Danziger, cited family reasons for his departure. He joined Trump Hotels in 2015 with plans to expand the business, but instead oversaw …

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Opinion: Ending Russian aggression means stopping them from afar

It finally happened. After months of immobility, Russia spear an invasion of Ukraine on Wednesday, sending missiles into airports, defense installations and towns across the country. “Russia bears sole responsibility for the death and destruction this attack will cause, and the United States and our allies and partners will respond …

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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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The impact of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis on European travel demand

The escalation of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis in recent days has upset the global balance and brought with it a new climate of tension and insecurity, forcing the world to put everything (including the pandemic) on the back burner. Of course, the tourism sector has also been affected by these developments; …

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DAMAC properties to build the Metaverse project

DAMAC Properties, one of the leading real estate developers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), plans to build a new Metaverse project, it emerged on Wednesday. The luxury real estate company has many brand associates such as Fendi Casa, Paramount Hotels and Resorts, Cavalli, Versace Home, Radisson, The Trump Organization …

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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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How Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Challenges America as a Superpower

Russia has violated Ukraine’s sovereignty and international law. The US response has been economic: sanctions against Russia that are the largest ever and yet, at the same time, are unlikely to change the form of Russian President Vladimir’s aggression Putin. So how should we view the United States as a …

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Ruble plunges, Shell exits Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Ordinary Russians face the prospect of higher prices as Western sanctions against invading Ukraine sent the ruble plummeting. It has led to uneasy people queuing at banks and ATMs in a country that has seen more than one currency disaster in the post-Soviet era. The Russian currency …

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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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IF PUTIN WANTS TO “DENAZIFY” SOMETHING, HE HAS MISSED THE TARGET

When US and European officials warned a few weeks ago of possible military action on Ukrainian territory, the majority of public opinion was appalled, even though the Russian army is on the edge of the border. Ukrainian since March 2021. When, a week ago, Russia officially recognized the self-proclaimed Donetsk …

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Bosnia and Herzegovina’s economy will feel the consequences of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict – Sarajevo Times

President of the Chamber of Foreign Trade of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Ahmet Egrlic Explain that the economy of BiH will directly feel the effects of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine because foreign trade with these countries could be reducedand indirectly through energy imports. ”With regard to direct damage, …

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Croatia stand firm against Ukraine

OpenClipart-Vectors/Pixabay ZAGREB, February 25, 2022 – Parliamentary groups on Friday unanimously supported the adoption of a statement on Ukraine by the Sabor which condemns in the strongest terms Russia’s unprovoked aggression against sovereignty, the territorial integrity and independence of Ukraine with the message “Croatia stands firm with you”. Hardly anyone …

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Bosnia seeks 39 million euro loan from IBRD for employment project

SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 25 (SeeNews) – The Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina has announced that it has approved a proposal to enter into a 39 million euro ($43.6 million) loan agreement with the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) for a project to increase employment …

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Why the United States is using semiconductors to curb the Russian invasion of Ukraine

A serviceman of the Ukrainian Armed Forces stands in front of tanks of the 92nd Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, parked at their base near the village of Klugino-Bashkirivka, Kharkiv regionPhoto: Sergei Bobok (Getty Images) Semiconductor chips, the seemingly mundane component responsible for derail global supply chains …

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The 32nd annual International Water Tasting is scheduled for this weekend – The Morgan Messenger

The Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting welcomes waters from sixteen countries and states as far apart as Hawaii on Saturday, February 26. Held at the Country Inn in the historic spa town of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, it’s the world’s largest and longest running water tasting, dubbed by BuzzFeed and …

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Top real estate investors flock to Riyadh forum to discuss the future of the sector

RIYADH: Central banks are currently struggling to avoid raising interest rates amid higher inflation in Western countries. But according to Erik Lundback, senior economist at the International Monetary Fund, the Gulf Cooperation Council countries have managed to maintain the same interest rate levels. Lundback made the remarks during a virtual …

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How many people of Croatian origin live outside of Croatia?

(Photo credit: Ivan Vukovic/ www.instagram.com/dubrovnik_tourist_guide) Croatia has one of the largest diasporas in the world relative to the country’s population size with Croatian communities all over the world. To find out how many people of Croatian descent live abroad, where they are mostly located and what might help bring them …

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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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Boris Johnson latest: Prime Minister ‘told he must resign if he breaks the law’

Watch excruciating exchange as Boris Johnson dodges Partygate questions 17 times Boris Johnson will lose the support of at least two cabinet ministers if he is fined for breaking his own coronavirus laws, according to a report. The Prime Minister’s allies have said he will not resign if he is …

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Levi Rodgers named director of KW Military

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Keller Williams (“KW”), the world’s largest real estate technology franchise by number of agents, has appointed Levi Rodgers as director of KW Military. And, San Antonio, Texas-based real estate group Levi Rodgers is also announcing its move to Keller Williams. “It is a true honor and privilege to …

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Minister Delic met with Executive Director of Dubai Investment Corporation – Sarajevo Times

Adnan Delic, tthe Minister of the Economy of the Canton Sarajevo (CS)met in Dubai with SE, MOhmillimeterandd Al Shaibani, Executive Director of the Dubai Investment Corporation (ICD). The interlocutors discussed the possibilities and potential investments that the ICD company can bring to the CSas well as the improvement of trade …

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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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The case of normalization with Syria

This World Cup should be set in stone as a reminder of the failure of our collective consciousness where some lives were deemed more important than others. The FIFA World Cup, due to be held in Qatar in December, will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of 2022. It is …

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Iran FM Meets Foreign Officials at Munich Security Conference

TEHRAN — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian, who is in Germany to attend the 58th Munich Security Conference, met with several foreign officials on the sidelines of the global gathering. Amir Abdollahian had a meeting with Slovenian President Borut Pahor to discuss the latest situation of bilateral relations and …

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Russia, Ukraine and Biden Speech News: Live Updates

Western allies have seeded Ukraine and companies operating there with more than $48 billion in bilateral and multilateral economic support as Russia steps up its threats.Credit…Brendan Hoffman for The New York Times Major US and European companies operating on the ground in Ukraine said on Friday they had contingency plans …

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NYC plans to stop homeless sheltering in subways

Mayor Eric Adams and Governor Kathy Hochul announced an aggressive plan on Friday to deploy police officers and mental health workers to the New York City subway, pledging to remove more than 1,000 homeless sheltering there. regularly, some of which have contributed to the escalation of violence. and harassment in …

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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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Lobbying fears as MPs’ interest groups receive £13m from private companies | Pressure

More than £13million has been poured into a growing network of MPs’ interest groups by private companies including health bodies, arms companies and tech giants, fueling concerns about the potential backdoor influence. An analysis by the Guardian and openDemocracy found that more than half of the total £25m funding for …

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Do you know who the worker you just hired really is?

Employers are also facing a time when collective angst leads to all sorts of unusual behavior. It’s something Tamara Sylvestre, 32, said she realized last year when she was working as a recruiter at a Michigan-based recruiting firm and interviewing someone for an engineering position. She made an initial telephone …

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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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New Bedford Police hire Jensen Hughes to review policies and procedures

NEW BEDFORD — The New Bedford Police Department has hired a consulting firm to ensure the department follows best practices and sound policies and procedures. The assessment has been ongoing since December 2021 and will continue through June 2022 to determine ways to improve departmental procedures, organizational vision as well …

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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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