Saturday, April 07, 2007

US Envoy Opposes New Kosovo Talks
US Envoy Opposes New Kosovo Talks
Post Chronicle - 19 hours ago
Frank Wisner, US envoy on the Kosovo status, said Friday that sending ambassadors of the UN Security Council's countries to the Serbian capital Belgrade and the Kosovo capital Pristina could be acceptable if their visits are aimed at collecting ...

"Kosovo won't hamper relations"
B92 - 6 hours ago
ZAGREB -- Serbian Ambassador to Croatia says Croatia and Serbia will continue to co-operate despite Croatia’s backing of Ahtisaari’s plan.

New York Times
Next Stop | Salonika Greek Youth Remake ‘Seattle of the Balkans
New York Times - 1 hour ago
... called Thessaloniki in Greece, often loses tourist-brochure headlines to Athens, its growing appeal as a youthful city with an intriguing multiethnic history and an arty counterculture is turning it into something of a Seattle of the Balkans.

Today in History
Red Bluff Daily News - 2 hours ago
In 1939, Italy invaded Albania. (Less than a week later, Italy annexed Albania.) In 1945, during World War II, American planes intercepted and effectively destroyed a Japanese fleet that was headed for Okinawa on a suicide mission.

Focus News
Bulgaria and Romania – new members, old aches
Focus News - 6 hours ago
The Austrian daily Der Standart published an extensive analysis by the journalist Adelheid Wölfl about the pace of reforms in Bulgaria and Romania and the problems, which the two countries face at the beginning of their EU membership.

Captain charged in Greece cruise ship disaster
AlaskaReport - 2 hours ago
Greece - The captain and five other senior crew members of a Greek-flagged cruise ship which ran aground and sank off an island in the Aegean Sea Thursday have been charged with negligence and violating international martime rules.

Macedonia To Roll Out Electronic Passports
Card Technology - 19 hours ago
Macedonia will begin registering its citizens for electronic passports this month, and the government expects to issue approximately 1.5 million passports by the end of 2009, according to Germany-based vendor Giesecke & Devrient.

New Anatolian
Turkey Punishes France for Recognizing Armenian Massacre
Naharnet - 14 hours ago
Turkey, reacting to a French bill on the World War I massacre of Armenians, has suspended talks with Gaz de France (GDF) on the French firm's possible participation in a major pipeline project, the Anatolia news agency reported Thursday.

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