Von der Leyen concludes visit to Western Balkans

BELGRADE / SARAJEVO – On the last day of his visit to the Western Balkans, von der Leyen participated in a ceremony to rebuild a section of railway in the town of Niš, Serbia, before heading to Bosnia and Herzegovina. The President of the European Commission and President of Serbia, …

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The best photos from around the world

Gallery: The best photos from around the world Gallery: The best photos from around the world We’re sorry, this service is currently unavailable. Please try again later. To reject Skip to section navigation Skip to content Skip to footer ten Pictures The best photos from international news agencies chosen by …

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Newmark Announces Sale of 200-Unit Multi-Family Property Adjacent to Austin, Texas “Second Downtown”

September 28, 2021 9:00 AM Newmark announces the sale of Northstar Apartments, a 200-unit value-added multi-family building located at 12001 Metric Boulevard in Austin, Texas. The property’s rare infill location is on the doorstep of The Domain, Austin’s “second downtown” and minutes from Apple’s billion-dollar campus currently under construction. Newmark …

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Bosnian industrial production growth slows in August

Regional today Wednesday 29 Sep 2021, 13:25 Manufacturing Industrial production in Bosnia and Herzegovina increased by 9.1 year-on-year in August, slowing from a 10.5% increase in the previous month, according to figures released by the Sarajevo-based Statistics Agency (BHAS) . Production slowed down for manufactured products (11.6% vs. 13.2%); and …

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China, not Russia, is the biggest threat to Kosovo

China’s capacity is overestimated. Xi’s reputation has been tarnished by the lack of transparency on the COVID-19 pandemic. China’s economic miracle slows; its economy grew only 6.6% in 2018, the lowest rate in 28 years. Its population is aging, which further slows economic development. The Chinese Communist Party is made …

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Former AFCON Super Eagles winner joins Rangers

Former Super Eagles winger Ejike Uzoenyi is set for a sensational return to the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) seven years after leaving the domestic scene. According to an official statement released on Monday by Rangers International FC, a deal has been successfully negotiated with the small left winger, who …

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Hungary signs 15-year gas contract with Gazprom

Hungary has signed a 15-year gas purchase agreement with Gazprom that will ensure the country’s long-term energy security, Foreign and Trade Minister Péter Szijjártó said on Monday. The agreement led to diplomatic tensions between Ukraine and Hungary. Under the deal, Hungary has pledged to buy 4.5 billion cubic meters of …

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bne IntelliNews – bneGreen: Western Balkan power plants in doubt after China abandons its overseas coal projects

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged at the United Nations General Assembly on September 21 not to build new coal-fired power plants abroad. The announcement is important for the Western Balkans region, as China has supported several projects to build new coal-fired power plants, concentrated in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia. …

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European Green Deal: adjustment of carbon borders

The EU plans to use a carbon adjustment mechanism as a means of creating a level playing field and providing economic incentives that will promote decarbonization in particularly emitting sectors. The mechanism will initially target energy-intensive and energy-consuming products such as cement, steel and aluminum. According to the plans of …

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Review: Sava – Cineuropa

23/09/2021 – The first feature-length documentary by young British director Matthew Somerville tells the story of the river that runs from Slovenia to Croatia and from Bosnia to Serbia The young British filmmaker’s first feature-length documentary Matthieu somerville, Sava, deals with the titular river, 990 km long, which goes from …

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Nepal’s transition to green, resilient and inclusive development (GRID) for sustainable recovery, growth and jobs

In 2021, Nepal adopted the Green, Resilient and Inclusive Development (GRID) approach to systematically address the impacts of COVID-19 and Nepal’s structural challenges, including slow national job creation, strong vulnerability to climate change and environmental degradation, low inclusion rates, and significant infrastructure gaps. The GRID approach involves a fundamental change …

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Newmark: Secured Assignment of Lease for Historic Office Tower – One Sansome – in San Francisco, California

September 22, 2021 12:00 Newmark Knight Frank (“Newmark”) announces that it has secured the lease of One Sansome Street, a 42-story office tower and LEED Platinum-certified building in the heart of San Francisco’s financial district. Newmark Vice Presidents Mike Brown and Elizabeth Hart, Executive Managing Director Roman Adler and Managing …

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Kenyan president sets out his priorities at the UN

The latest news on the United Nations General Assembly: ___ UNITED NATIONS – As Kenya prepares to assume the presidency of the United Nations Security Council next month, the country’s president has outlined his priorities. Uhuru Kenyatta said in a pre-recorded speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday …

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Kenyan President outlines priorities at UN – 104.5 WOKV

Latest news on the United Nations General Assembly: ___ UNITED NATIONS – As Kenya prepares to assume the presidency of the United Nations Security Council next month, the country’s president has laid out his priorities. Uhuru Kenyatta said in a pre-recorded speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday …

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Ethnic tensions threaten the integrity of Bosnia

The latest news on the United Nations General Assembly: The president of the presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina called on the United Nations to respect its commitment to human rights, citing ethnic inequality within his own country. Željko KomÅ¡ić is the Croatian member of the presidency of the Western Balkan …

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More dead on Polish-Belarusian border – EURACTIV.com

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. Before you start reading today‘s edition of The Capitals, be sure to take a look at EURACTIV’s German election poll, in cooperation with Europe Elects. You …

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Bosnia’s Average Monthly Net Wage in July

Regional today Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021, 4:00 PM The figures The average monthly net salary in Bosnia and Herzegovina rose 3.8% year on year in nominal terms in July, reaching BAM 1,002 (EUR 512.3), the country’s Statistics Agency (BHAS) said on Friday. On a monthly comparison basis, the average monthly …

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The Balkans becomes fertile ground for crypto scams

The Balkans are emerging as a hotbed of crypto scams, due to the region’s rambling financial regulations. Cryptocurrency trading on the peninsula has grown significantly, but the varying degrees of legal implementation in the Balkan countries is attracting a criminal element. In Croatia, for example, cryptocurrencies are not considered as …

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Belarus Attends 2021 Novi Sad Agricultural Fair in Serbia

Photo courtesy of belinterexpo.by MINSK, September 20 (BelTA) – Belarus presented its national pavilion at the International Agricultural Fair in Novi Sad in Serbia, BelTA learned from the Belinterexpo exhibition company of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Belarus became the biggest foreign participant of the exhibition, with products …

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Nine stories you must read (or watch)

Photo: Ladislav Krivan / iDNES.cz / Profimedia (©) To share Best of the week: nine stories you must read (or watch) Hey, you’re busy! We know rferl.org is not the only website you read. And that it’s just possible that you missed some of our most compelling journals this week. …

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The challenge of German state building in Bosnia and Herzegovina – European Council on Foreign Relations

While the Berlin foreign policy bubble laments the state-building project fiasco in Afghanistan, Germany has effectively taken responsibility for a state-building task closer to home. Berlin recently won its bid to appoint former German government minister Christian Schmidt as the new high representative responsible for the civilian implementation of the …

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Why is China’s development a problem?

Houhai area in the Nanshan District of Shenzhen, south China’s Guangdong Province, September 17, 2020. / Xinhua Houhai area in the Nanshan District of Shenzhen, south China’s Guangdong Province, September 17, 2020. / Xinhua Editor’s Note: Ismail Bashmori is an Egyptian observer who lives in Toronto, Canada. This is an …

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Press release on the AQR carried out in Montenegro

Press release on the AQR carried out in Montenegro 09/15/2021 The first ARQ carried out outside the EU according to the ECB’s methodology confirmed the stability of the banking sector in Montenegro In line with the recommendations of the 2016 FSAP mission, the Central Bank of Montenegro (CBCG) launched the …

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Bosnia to build Serbia-funded Trebinje airport by 2023

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), September 15 (SeeNews) – Bosnia’s new Trebinje airport, which will be built with financial support from the Serbian government, is expected to be completed in 2023, said Milorad Dodik, Serbian member of the Bosnian collective presidency . . The responsibilities of the parties involved and the …

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Glovo acquires Spanish and Portuguese companies

The Spanish courier / delivery service Glovo purchases two delivery companies: one in its home country, the other in Portugal. As Bloomberg News reported on Tuesday, September 14, the company has reached a deal to buy Lola Market in Spain and Portuguese company Mercadao for undisclosed amounts. The two companies …

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Merkel urges Western Balkans to focus on EU membership

Posted on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 | 7:30 Updated 14 hours, 3 minutes ago TIRANA, Albania (AP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Albania on Tuesday to urge the leaders of the six Western Balkan states to step up regional cooperation in their struggle for EU membership. Merkel welcomed the …

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Serbs celebrate national “Unity Day” and fly flags across region

Serbian Defense Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic (left), President Aleksandar Vucic and Army Chief Milan Mojsilovic observe a weapons and equipment display in Belgrade, September 15, 2020. Photo: mod.gov. rs The Serbian-Bosnian-dominated entity, the Republika Srpska, on Wednesday celebrated a newly adopted public holiday, Serbian Unity, Freedom and National Flag Day, displaying …

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3 pitfalls of using an online bank

When it comes to opening a check or savings account, you have the choice. You can use a brick and mortar bank, or you can use a online bank. Online banking certainly has their advantages. On the one hand, they don’t have the same amount of overheads as physical banks, …

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the goal of Serbia’s global “vaccine diplomacy”

Foreign policy buffs have already become accustomed to the term vaccine diplomacy. The term refers to governments trying to increase their prestige and influence by donating vaccines to foreign countries in the age of Covid-19. This policy has been associated with great powers like China, Russia and India. However, smaller …

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Nigerian Access Bank to issue Eurobonds next week

By Chijioke Ohuocha ABUJA, September 9 (Reuters) – Access bank ACCESS.LG, Nigeria’s largest lender, expects to problema dollar-denominated bond next week after a series of investor meetings this week, subject to market conditions, the bank said Thursday. Access Bank seeks to issue senior five-year unsecured bond and asked Absa, Barclays, …

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Rising Rents Could Help These Residential REITs

RPrices are rising as potential home buyers are excluded from the housing market and forced to return to rent, thus bolstering exchange traded funds for residential real estate. Asking rents for homes have risen nearly 13% since the start of the year that ended in July, the biggest annual gain …

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Is Moscow using the S-400 against Turkey?

The military logic of Turkey’s highly controversial purchase of S-400 ballistic missile defense systems from Russia in 2017 continues to challenge many analysts. The subject remains a major sticking point in Turkey’s strained relations with the United States and its European allies. He also deprived Ankara of a strategic asset, …

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Autumn 2021: Political forecasts and panorama

Anton Rovenskyy, Master in international relations, international political scientist The season of low political activity, which traditionally falls in August, is over. September is widely regarded as the first month of a new political season, so let’s take a look at its main storylines in a document below. Federal elections …

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1 small cap real estate stock to put on your radar

Offerpad isn’t exactly a household name, despite being one of the biggest players in the rapidly growing iBuying industry. And with the company’s IPO via a SPAC merger with Acquisition of Supernova partners (NYSE: SPNV), it’s a name growth investors might want to put on their radar. In this fool …

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VAT refund to foreign legal entities – Tax

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Refund of VAT to foreign legal persons September 02, 2021 Eurofast To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. Foreign citizens or legal persons who have purchased certain goods or services in Bosnia and Herzegovina are legally entitled to a VAT refund for such goods …

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Accurately interpret Turkish foreign policy

Those people who put on their ideological glasses before watching Turkey’s foreign policy cannot interpret new developments with precision. Sometimes, under the influence of Western media opposition to Turkey’s use of hard power, they use labels such as “adventurism”, “Islamism” and “neo-Ottomanism”. Other times, intimidated by Turkey’s active demarches in …

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EU, Germany allocate three million euros to mitigate impact of Covid-19 crisis in Bosnia and Herzegovina

As part of the joint project of the European Union and the German government – EU4BusinessRecovery, to help companies mitigate the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH has launched a public call for proposals projects in the metallurgy and wood processing sectors. Under the …

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Bosnian authorities charge 16 people after severing human trafficking network | World news

SARAJEVO (Reuters) – Bosnian prosecutors indicted 16 people for smuggling more than 850 illegal migrants to EU countries last year, the public prosecutor’s office said on Friday. Bosnia and Herzegovina‘s prosecutor’s office, in a statement, said Bosnian police services, cooperating with foreign agencies, had dismantled an organized criminal network made …

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