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Kosovo: Germany calls for ‘resolute’ investigation of corruption allegations at EU mission

Oct 31, 2014

31 October 2014, dtt-net.com – German government called today for a ‘resolute and comprehensive clarification of facts concerning the allegations which have recently been brought forward’ related to corruption scandal inside the EU mission in Kosovo (EULEX).
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Albania opposition calls for street protests against government

Oct 31, 2014

31 October 2014, Tirana, dtt-net.com – Albanian main conservative opposition party called today for street protests as the socialist led government is planing to increase electricity prices following financial problems in the sector inherited from previous government led by today’s opposition.
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Bosnia: Serb, Croat parties agree on ruling coalition, awaiting for Bosniak main party

Oct 30, 2014

30 October 2014, Mostar, dtt-net.com – Two wining parties of October 12 elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) from Serb and Croat camps, agreed today for a ruling coalition at central level, while awaiting final response from the main Bosniak formation to join them.
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Kosovo: Corruption allegations inside EU mission investigated ‘since 2013’, new chief says

Oct 30, 2014

30 October 2014, Prishtina, dtt-net.com – Allegations of corruption inside the EU rule of law mission in Kosovo (EULEX) ‘have been reviewed in full since 2013’, the new chief of the mission said today, after the scandal surfaced in the local media by an British wistleblower earlier this week, which is now suspended for leaking related documents.

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Belgium's government told to withdraw Albania from “safe countries’ list

Oct 30, 2014

30 October 2014, Brussels, dtt-net.com – The government of Belgium is asked by country’s highest judicial institution, The Council of State, to delete Albania from ‘safe countries’ list - which forbiden Albanian citizens to obtain asylum in the EU country territory – following multiple complains of human rights watchdogs.
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Business/Economy

Albania tourism: Massive demolition of illegal construction along coast launched

Oct 31, 2014

31 October 2014, Tirana, dtt-net.com – Albanian government has launcehd today a massive action of demolition of illegal constructions along the coast of the country aimed at better infrastructure environment ahead of next year tourism season.
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Macedonia banks triple net profit in Q1, Q2

Oct 31, 2014

31 October 2014, Skopje-Shkup, dtt-net.com – Sixteen banks in Macedonia have triplet their profit during the first six months of the year, comparing to the same period of 2013.

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Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria sign declaration on Corridor WIII cooperation

Oct 31, 2014

31 October 2014, dtt-net.com – Governments of the three countries signed today an declaration on the highway and railway Corridor WIII hoping that the project will be considered as a priority one by the European Union.
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Macedonia to increase minimum wage in 2015, 2016

Oct 29, 2014

29 October 2014, Skopje-Shkup, dtt-net.com – Minimum wage in Macedonia will be increased from current 142.584 EUR to 155.378 EUR in 2015 and 163.326 EUR in 2016, according to draft-law prepared by country’s government.
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Macedonia keeps leading with ‘doing business’ environment in W. Balkans

Oct 29, 2014

29 October 2014, dtt-net.com – Macedonia continues to be the best in the Western Balkans and is placed among top 30 countries in the world with the most business-friendly regulatory environment, according to a fresh World Bank report.
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Energy

Macedonia government tight-lipped on EU warnings over gas deal with Russia

Oct 29, 2014

29 October 2014, Skopje/Brussels, dtt-net.com – The government of the EU candidate country, Macedonia is keeping completely silent over recent warnings of the European bloc over country’s gas deal with Russia which breaches European energy rules.
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Half of Kosovo capital without electricity

Oct 29, 2014

29 October 2014, Prishtina, dtt-net.com – Almost half of the territory of Kosovan capital of Prishtina is left without electricity since last night amid problems in electrical grid in the town.
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Croatia ready to cope with eventual gas cuts from Russia, minister says

Oct 29, 2014

28 October 2014, Zagreb, dtt-net.com – The new EU member is ready to handle situation with the cold winter if gas supplies from Russia are reduced, according to Croatian government members.
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Serbia holds key to Kosovo's membership in European electricity body

Oct 27, 2014

27 October 2014, dtt-net.com - The European Energy Community (EEC) has launched mediation talks between Serbia and Kosovo aimed at clearing disputes between authorities of both countries over electricity grid which could lead to full and independent membership of Kosovan transmission operator to the European Network for Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSOE).
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Albania’s PM announces tough fight against electricity theft

Oct 27, 2014

27 October 2014, Tirana, dtt-net.com – The head of Albanian government, Edi Rama announced today prison punitive measures against all those involved in electricity theft, as country is reported of loosing up to 45 percent of locally produced and imported electricity through transmission grid and distribution, but also because of theft by local citizens and companies.
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Opinions

(Opinion): Confirming Kosovo's European perspective

Oct 08, 2014

By Štefan Füle

dtt-net.com - When I joined the European Commission five years ago to deal with EU enlargement, who could have imagined that Kosovo would have made so much progress on its European path since? >>>>

(Comment) Macedonia – or the Queen of FDI in Western Balkans region

Aug 27, 2014

27 dtt-net.com, Brussels - French would say: 'Chapaeu' to Macedonia’s government led by premier Nikola Gruevski and his Albanian partner Ali Ahmeti for the extraordinary efforts and to-be-admired results when it comes to attracting foreign manufacturing investors, not only from the EU but also worldwide despite permanent internal and external threats to its inter-ethnic relations and instability.

By Eleonore Krasi
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(Comment) Kosovo youth cleans up the country from garbage, but not from its dirty politicians

May 24, 2014

By Edmond Luma

dtt-net.com - For the third year in a row thousands of youngsters across Kosovo are being active once a year to clean up the country from massive all type of waste but the day after the biggest garbage - dirty politicians - will continue to pollute without mercy the most underdeveloped country and poorest nation in the continent.
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[Comment] Kosovo, The truth beyond any doubt

Apr 10, 2014

By Samuel Žbogar

"May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears".
(Nelson Mandela)

Ever since the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe adopted the report "Inhuman treatment of people and illicit trafficking in human organs in Kosovo" in January 2011, we – Kosovars and internationals – knew that this day might come; a day when investigation of the events described in the report would lead to possible court procedures. >>>>

[Comment] EU integration – the ball is in Albania's court

Apr 08, 2014

By Stefan Füle

The road to the decision about candidate status for Albania in June is clear. The leaders of the EU Member States outlined it last December when they recognised the efforts, the commitment and the results already achieved by Albania in its reform efforts. Albania will need to build on this – to maintain and increase the tempo of reforms and address the challenges that lie ahead in the areas where most efforts and energy should be focused. Furthermore, we have identified five key priorities needed for opening negotiations.


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Earlier News

Barroso: EU should continue with enlargement

Kosovo: British EU mission whistleblower says her life 'in danger'

Kosovo opposition party calls for street protests to oust outgoing PM

EU allocates €647 million in key gas, electricity infrastructure

Macedonia’s government HQ shot at with two bullets

60 Albanians sent back to Albania for breaching EU Schengen visa-free rules

Top NATO military body praises Montenegro reforms

New Bosnia Croat presidency member calls for federalization

Italy pushing to open first chapter of EU entry talks for Serbia

Albania hints at common energy market with Kosovo

Bosnia election results confirmed

British EU prosecutor in Kosovo suspended after leaking corruption scandal

Fule urges Macedonia’s PM to take action on freedom of media, judiciary

Bosnia Serbs agree on formation of government of their entity

U.S. pushes for Montenegro’s NATO entry



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