Islamic Jihad and the Noon Church Bells: The Siege of Belgrade by Raymond Ibrahim

Raymond Ibrahim July 22, 2021 – Three years after the conquest of Constantinople, the Ottoman Sultan Muhammad II, at the head of more than 100,000 Turks, marches towards the strategic fortress city of Belgrade, key to Western Europe, in the spring of 1456. Aware of all the death, destruction and …

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Noise from Belgrade bar “violates rights”

EMPTY COMMITMENTS: Lawyer Marina Mijatovic said she took the case to the European Court of Human Rights after city authorities failed to respond to a local court ruling The Serbian capital is once again buzzing with nightlife after more than a year of restrictions linked to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cafes, …

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Almost a third of Serbian companies have no employees

Last year, nearly a third of companies in Serbia, or 31,465 in total, had no employees, reports Biznis.rs, referring to data collected by the regional credit rating company CompanyWall. Most of these enterprises are in wholesale and retail trade (9,578), manufacturing (4,820), professional, scientific, innovative and technical activities (3,892) and …

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Omar Soto-Chavira jailed in Lubbock County Detention Center

A 22-year-old man faces a capital murder charge in connection with the fatal July 15 shooting of a Lubbock County SWAT commander in Levelland. Omar Soto-Chavira was jailed Wednesday morning at the Lubbock County Detention Center, where he appeared before an examining magistrate for an initial appearance after receiving an …

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“Do your homework”: Mayor of Osoyoos urges caution before going on vacation near fire area

The mayor of Osoyoos, British Columbia, encourages potential tourists to do their homework before heading to the South Okanagan, as a large forest fire rages in the nearby mountain. Sue McKortoff said that while the tourist resort destination still welcomes tourists, she urges visitors to prepare and plan ahead. “Please …

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Can crowdfunding in emerging Europe keep up with global growth?

Crowdfunding quickly gained popularity around the world. It is estimated that in 2019 alone, there were nearly 6.5 million crowdfunding campaigns that raised over US $ 34 billion. This total value is expected to reach US $ 300 billion by 2030. Across emerging Europe, despite constant growth, this alternative method …

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Franklin Universal Trust – Consensus Says Downside Potential of -60.2%

Franklin Universal Trust with ticker code (FSV) now have 3 analysts covering the stock with consensus suggesting a “Hold” rating. The range between the high target price and the low target price is between 75 and 65 by calculating the average target price that we see 69.67. Given that the …

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ASML order book fills as chipmakers rush to increase capacity

ASML says demand from chipmakers remains strong The company raises its sales growth outlook in 2021 to 35% Dutch company announces € 9 billion share buyback ASML’s second quarter net profit up 38% AMSTERDAM, July 21 (Reuters) – ASML (ASML.AS), one of the world’s largest suppliers of semiconductor companies, on …

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bne IntelliNews – BRICKS & MORTAR: Residential property markets rebound in South-Eastern Europe

Residential markets in Southeastern Europe have recovered strongly since the start of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), although prices remain the lowest in Europe, according to a report from Deloitte. Most markets in the region experienced a dramatic slowdown in activity during the initial spring closings, but this was followed by …

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Noise from Belgrade bars torture, tell human rights tribunal

Crimes Against Humanity: Resident Nemanja Dragic compared noise levels under his Belgrade apartment to “torture”. Photo / Marko Drobnjakovic The Serbian capital is once again buzzing with nightlife after more than a year of pandemic restrictions. Cafes, bars, and entertainment-hungry patrons are celebrating a summer boom in business and entertainment …

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