Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Montenegro lawmakers adopt new constitution

Kosovo-Serben setzen Hoffnung in Putins Russland
EurActiv - 13 hours ago
Igor Milic schreibt für das Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, während unter Kosovo-Serben ein Personenkult um Putin entstehe, zweifeln viele Ortansässige daran, wie weit Russland gehen würde, um ihnen Unterstützung zu gewähren.

UNMIK warns Belgrade not to interfere in Kosovo elections
B92 - 18 hours ago
PRIŠTINA -- UNMIK has appealed to Belgrade not to interfere in the Kosovo elections on November 17. "The least UNMIK expects is for Belgrade not to stop the Kosovo Serbs taking part in the elections," said UNMIK spokesman Alexander Ivanko in Priština.

Albania Lobbies for a NATO Seat
Embassy - 2 hours ago
Albania's parliamentary speaker says with troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, her nation is keen to align itself with the West, and wants Canada's support for an independent Kosovo.
Croatia Surrounded By Radical Neighbours - 13 hours ago
The gathering of neo-Nazis in Serbia and rightist extremists in Hungary, and the unexpectedly great support for Zmago Jelincic at the presidential elections in Slovenia, showed the alarming radicalization of Croatia's neighbours.

Greece's chatty lawmakers rack up 1-million-euro phone debt
ABC Online - 19 hours ago
Greece's parliament has not commented so far. The office of parliament speaker Dimitris Sioufas declined to confirm or deny the reports.

Montenegro lawmakers adopt new constitution
JURIST - 9 hours ago
[JURIST] The Parliament of the Republic of Montenegro [official website, in Serbian] formally adopted the country's new constitution late Monday night, giving effect to the document's provisions.
UN mission urges Serbia to stop undermining Kosovo elections
People's Daily Online - 5 hours ago
The predominantly Albanians of the 2 million population demand outright independence instead of maximum autonomy offered by Serbia. Fresh negotiations are continuing under the aegis of the troika of EU, US and Russian envoys, but have so far showed ...
Valley of Uncertainty Transitions Online
Serbia Cautious over Kosovo Progress BIRN
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Jusic's translation of Rumi poetry on sale in Serbia
Tehran Times - 1 hour ago
TEHRAN -- A collection of poems by the Persian poet and mystic Molana Jalal ad-Din Rumi has been translated and published in Serbia. Aleksandar Jusic has translated Coleman Barks' "The Essential Rumi", a collection of Rumi's poetry which was published ...

Washington Post
Serbia intelligence knows location of war crimes fugitive Mladic ...
JURIST - 9 hours ago
[JURIST] Serbia's Security Information Agency [official website] has located former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] and is considering apprehending him, Serbian human rights activist Natasa Kandic [Business Week ...
Activist Says Mladic May Soon Be Found The Associated Press
Belgrade in war crimes searches ahead of UN prosecutor visit EUbusiness (press release)
International Justice Tribune

Slovenia headed for presidential election run-off
Taipei Times - Oct 22, 2007
None of the candidates for the nation's largely ceremonial presidency was expected to change course in Slovenia's ties with Europe or Washington.
Conservative leads Slovenia presidential poll
Conservative Faces Runoff in Slovenia The Associated Press

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