Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Kosovo's Thaci seeks independence timetable at EU

Kosovo's Thaci seeks independence timetable at EU
Reuters - 2 hours ago
By Matt Robinson PRISTINA, Serbia, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Kosovo Prime Minister Hashim Thaci meets top European Union and NATO officials this week in the hope of securing a timetable for the province's independence from Serbia within the next two months.

Rice warns EU against dithering on Kosovo status
AFP - 1 hour ago
BERLIN (AFP) - US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice sent a warning to European nations here Tuesday that there was a "danger" in delaying resolving the issue of Kosovo's status. "I don't think we have a gap with Europe on Kosovo.

'We all share the same heritage'
Scotsman - 16 hours ago
By SUE WILSON FOR most of us in this country, knowledge of the Balkans pretty much starts and ends with the conflict that wracked the region in the early 1990s, following the demise of Soviet-bloc Yugoslavia.

Italian firm to build power link with Albania
Economic Times - Jan 21, 2008
MILAN: Italian construction and energy firm Moncada Costruzioni plans to start this year building a 400-kilovolt power link with Albania to boost electricity imports to Italy. "We have received all necessary authorisations for building and starting up ...

Albania to Fight Grey Economy
BalkanInsight.com - 2 hours ago
Underlining the significance of introducing flat rate taxes at an exceptionally low rate at the beginning of the year, Berisha said on Monday that this was an important “welcome” sign for foreign investors in Albania. “We have increased incomes.

Albania to Build Major Wind Farm
BalkanInsight.com - 23 hours ago
21 January 2008 Tirana _ Albania is to host one of the biggest wind farms in Europe, according to plans announced by the Italian Moncada construction company.

Croatia bans smoking in public places; amends zero tolerance for ...
Southeast European Times - 1 hour ago
By Natasa Radic for Southeast European Times in Zagreb -- 22/01/08 One of the first actions by Croatia's new ruling coalition government earlier this month was to ban smoking in public places and to amend the zero tolerance alcohol policy for drivers ...

The Moscow Times
Russia and Bulgaria build South Stream
Courrier International - 2 hours ago
Russia and Bulgaria have signed the contract for building the South Stream gas pipeline, which is to pass through the Black Sea.

Peninsula On-line
Macedonia, Greece fail to resolve name dispute in fresh talks
Xinhua - 19 hours ago
21 (Xinhua) -- Macedonia and Greece demonstrated willingness but failed to resolve the two Balkan neighbor's differences over Macedonia's name following the fresh talks at the lakeside town of Ohrid on Monday, said reports reaching here from Macedonia.

Help.me, love.me: new registry for Montenegro domain
Heise Online - 5 hours ago
Montenegro's governmental council for the top level domain (ccTLD) .me has opted for a consortium of US registrar GoDaddy, Afilias, and the local ME-Net.

Montenegro citizen arrested for 'practical joke' No 6 Bomb Hoax
gibfocus.gi - 12 minutes ago
A man from Montenegro has been arrested for a hoax phone call made to No 6 Convent Place two weeks ago stating there was a bomb on the Government premises.

CBS News
Serbia Agrees to Russian Pipeline Deal
The Associated Press - 4 hours ago
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) - Serbia said Tuesday it had agreed to a multibillion dollar gas pipeline project as part of an energy deal with Russia that would boost Moscow's control over supplies to Europe.
Serbia agrees Gazprom energy deal BBC News
Serbia agrees to Russian pipeline deal BusinessWeek

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