Balkans

Feral Tribune recovers after financial collapse

After two weeks of uncertainty, Feral Tribune, a political and satirical Croatian weekly, is back in business. The newspaper, praised for its public role and investigative journalism, had not been published since mid-June due to unresolved debt.

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PACE Bureau concerned over upcoming Libyan court ruling

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Bureau issued a statement on Friday (June 29th), voicing deep concern ahead of the July 11th ruling of the Libyan Supreme Court in the case of six foreign medics, who are appealing death sentences handed down in a controversial HIV infection …

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Croatian government survives no-confidence vote

The government sailed through a no confidence vote Thursday (June 28th). The two main opposition parties, the Social Democratic Party and Croatia’s People’s Party, filed the motion citing what they described as a total failure of supervision at the Croatian Privatisation Fund (HFP).

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NATO Secretary-General says security situation in the Balkans is positive

The security situation in the Balkans is positive and extremism has been marginalised in nearly all countries in the region, NATO Secretary-General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer said Thursday evening (June 28th) at the opening of the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council Security Forum in Ohrid. He urged authorities to remain on alert …

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