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Serbian gang leader offers to testify on major criminal cases

Veljko Belivuk. Illustration: Igor Vujcic/BIRN Veljko Belivuk, known as “Velja Nevolja” (“Trouble Velja”), a leader of the Janjicari (Janissaries), a notorious so-called group of football fans known for their ties to the ruling Serbian Progressive Party, offered to be a witness in several high-profile criminal cases on Tuesday, N1 TV …

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Fairmont Southampton ‘essential’ for tourism as hotel bed count hits lowest level in 30 years – The Royal Gazette

Created: Mar 06, 2022 5:08 p.m. Charles Jeffers II, CEO of the Bermuda Tourism Authority (Photograph by Akil Simmons) Wayne Caines, chairman of the Bermuda Tourism Authority (file photo) The reopening of the island’s largest resort is “essential” to the recovery of the tourism industry, the chief executive of the …

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Hub of innovation and investment, the Republic of Serbia celebrates Expo 2020 National Day in Dubai

“The UAE and Serbia share strong bilateral relations that have blossomed over the years, and we look forward to seeing them grow further as we explore increased educational, scientific and commercial partnerships and exchanges in a range of areas of shared interest between our two countries. SE Matic said: “Our …

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Bear feeders in the Balkans

Russia’s threats against Ukraine have revealed its sympathizers in southeastern Europe. They are numerous. Croatian President Zoran Milanovic, a NATO head of state, said last week that Ukraine should not be allowed to join the alliance. In his words, Ukraine is one of the most corrupt countries in Europe, and …

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Live News: Cathay Pacific records up to $783m in losses in 2021 as Covid curbs bite

Cathay Pacific records up to $783m in losses in 2021 as Covid curbs bite Jennifer Creery in Hong Kong Empty Cathay Pacific check-in counters at Hong Kong International Airport © Chan Long Hei/Bloomberg Cathay Pacific posted losses of up to HK$6.1 billion ($783 million) last year as continued reduced demand …

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Serbia ends Rio Tinto’s $2.4 billion lithium project

Shares in Rio Tinto fell in London and Australia on Friday, after Serbia revoked the miner’s lithium exploration licenses. The surprise decision, which coincides with a cooling of relations between Belgrade and Canberra over Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, is a blow for the Anglo-Australian miner. It is looking to …

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Lithium mine opponents block roads in bad weather

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) – Hundreds of people in Serbia spent part of a holiday weekend blockading roads on Saturday to protest against plans to mine lithium in the Balkan country. The protests took place a day after Orthodox Christians in Serbia and many other countries celebrated Christmas. The protests took …

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Group in British Columbia seeks to build smaller, more comfortable long-term care units after COVID-19

VANCOUVER – Rows of rooms line a long, narrow hallway where a large aluminum cart stacked with food trays is parked while front desk staff check in visitors and offer surgical masks. VANCOUVER – Rows of rooms line a long, narrow hallway where a large aluminum cart stacked with food …

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The best RFE / RL surveys of the year

There is a problem with the remote and sprawling network of pipelines and pumping stations that helps Russia move its vast oil resources, making it the world’s second-largest exporter of crude. People are stealing oil. And it’s not just ordinary citizens: they are sophisticated organized criminal groups, operating under the …

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Kosovo Serbs close to Serbian leadership join US blacklist

Authorities in Kosovo have welcomed the decision of the US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, OFAC, to impose sanctions on controversial Serbian businessman from Kosovo, Zvonko Veselinovic, Milan Radoicic and 12 others. According to OFAC, Veselinovic heads an organized criminal group “engaged in a large-scale corruption program with security …

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UK Should Fund COVID Hotels, Lawyers Say | Magnet

A legal challenge has been launched that quarantining hotels against coronaviruses is a “fundamental violation of human rights”. People entering the UK from 10 Southern African countries are currently required to spend 10 full days in a quarantine hotel, priced at PS2285 ($ A4318) for solo travelers. On Monday, Owen …

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Serbian president urged to withdraw expropriation law after protests

Demonstration against the law on expropriation and the arrest by the police of demonstrators the day before, Saturday, November 27. Photo: Ne davimo Beograd The Serbian Bar Association, AKS, urged Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on Sunday not to enact the contested expropriation law by signing amendments to the law that …

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Latest Updates: Second Day Of Sale Leaves Paytm 35% Down From IPO Price

What to watch in Europe today Leke Oso Alabi in London and William Langley in Hong Kong EU: The bloc publishes flash figures on consumer confidence on Monday. Eurozone consumer confidence cooled in August amid fears of the spread of the Delta variant of Covid-19, but remained above its pre-pandemic …

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Ongoing in the Greek-American community

BABYLON, NY – An Oresteia or What We Have Seen, a world premiere by playwright David Bullen.EastLine Theater, in association with the Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts, will present the world premiere of An Oresteia, or What We Have Seen by David Bullen, adapted from ancient Greek texts by …

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Vietnamese workers at Chinese factory in Serbia call for help

ZRENJANIN, Serbia (AP) – They shiver in barracks without heating, are hungry and have no money. They say their passports were taken by their Chinese employer and they are now stuck in a grim plain in Serbia without help from local authorities. Vietnamese workers are helping to build the first …

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As a sign of thawing tensions, Serbia opens trade office in Jerusalem

Sign of the rise of trade relations – and a possible restoration of political ties – Serbia inaugurated its innovation and trade office in Jerusalem last week. The move comes after months of Serbian anger after Israel became embroiled in an American effort to negotiate a bitter dispute in the …

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Serbian Chamber of Commerce opens representative office in Jerusalem

BELGRADE (Serbia), Nov. 12 (SeeNews) – The Serbian Chamber of Commerce has opened a representative office in the Margalit Startup City complex in Jerusalem to support business cooperation in the field of innovation, he said. declared. “Our goal here at Margalit Startup City is to help our businesses in traditional …

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Vienna excludes unvaccinated from nightlife, considers testing for vaccinated – EURACTIV.com

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. EDAA 2021 Summit: engaging content, stellar speakers, free registration Whether it’s political speeches and DSA panels, conversations with DPAs, global privacy regimes, industry-leading innovations, self-regulatory best …

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Bechtel and ENKA obtain loan guaranteed by UK Export Finance for project in Serbia

Bechtel ENKA UK Limited, a joint venture between Bechtel and ENKA, has reached its first export deal with UKEF to secure a secured loan of 430 million euros (around £ 363 million) for the construction of a 5G-capable motorway in Serbia. The UKEF-backed buyer’s credit facility will help Bechtel and …

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Pandora Papers: 10 countries in urgent need of …

In 2018, Transparency International Czech Republic found Prime Minister Andrej Babiš to be the sole beneficiary of two trust funds that held shares in the Czech conglomerate Agrofert, which was to receive large EU grants. Their discovery was possible thanks to the free and public platform of Slovakia where information …

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The elite of emerging Europe and the Pandora Papers

More than a few political leaders in Central and Eastern Europe have been embarrassed by the leak of the Pandora Papers. On October 3, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) released 11.9 million leaked financial documents, exposing the offshore secret accounts of 35 world executives and 100 billionaires, celebrities …

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Green, Conservative candidates team up to defeat Orbán – EURACTIV.com

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. Before you start reading today’s edition of the Capitals, don’t hesitate to take a look at the leak before the Western Balkans summit “EU leaders reaffirm …

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Serbia and Hungary: illiberal axis or confluence of interests?

Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabić traveled to Budapest to meet with his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orbán earlier this month. On this occasion, the two signed a strategic partnership agreement. Hungary became the seventh country with which Serbia has a strategic partnership agreement, after France, Italy, Russia, China, United Arab Emirates …

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NATO-led mission increases border patrols between Kosovo and Serbia

PRISTINA, Kosovo – The NATO-led KFOR mission in Kosovo increased its patrols Monday on the border with Serbia in a bid to defuse tensions between the two Balkan enemies over a license plate dispute. KFOR, with around 4,000 troops from 28 countries, is led by NATO but supported by the …

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Protesters block border between Kosovo and Serbia, tension remains high

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) – The border between Kosovo and Serbia was blocked on Tuesday by Kosovo Serbs protesting a decision by Kosovo authorities to start removing Serbian license plates from cars entering the country. Trucks blocked the road to the Jarinje and Brnjak border post where small groups of Serbs …

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Kosovo-Serbia border blocked by protesters amid tensions – Orange County Register

By ZENEL ZHINIPOTOKU and LLAZAR SEMINI PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) – The border between Kosovo and Serbia was blocked again on Tuesday by Kosovo Serbs protesting against the decision of the Kosovar authorities to start removing Serbian license plates from cars entering the country . The traffic chaos has raised fears …

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Retrospective: September 19, 2021 | Looking back

10 YEARS AGO September 19, 2011 – When Victor Joseph walks through the future home of Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center, he sees past steel beams and concrete slabs on the dusty construction site. Joseph, the director of health for the Tanana Chiefs Conference, envisions a day when hallways meander …

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Why Afghan officials stranded in the United Arab Emirates

August 28, 2021 FOR DAYS the world wondered where President Ashraf Ghani had gone as the Taliban advanced on Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. It was no surprise when it surfaced in the United Arab Emirates (United Arab Emirates) on August 18. Mr Ghani joins a long list of former …

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The Balkans no longer believe in the EU

In the Western Balkans, a region known to generate crises that seem intractable, the good news is often underestimated. On July 29 in Skopje, North Macedonia, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama and North Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev called a summit to announce the launch of …

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Prime Minister of Serbia: people will start dying from plague and cholera VIDEO – SocietyEnglish

The Prime Minister of Serbia told TV Prva that the goal of today’s Crisis Staff session is the start of the school year. Source: B92, prva Tuesday 24 August 2021 | 11:48 Photo: TV Prva “The session will focus on the start of the school year. That is why we …

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Heat wave continues to bake southern Europe, causing forest fires

By Frances D’Emilio I Associated Press ROME – Italy’s intense heat pushed northward towards the popular tourist destination of Florence on Friday as forest fires charred the south of the country, and Spain appeared to be heading for an all-time record temperature of all the times as a heat wave …

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Once lagging behind, Europe is catching up with the United States on immunization

BRUSSELS (AP) – Despite a slow start, the European Union’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign has caught up with that of the United States, where the slowdown in the country’s once-vaunted campaign has contributed to the virus’s deadly return. As of mid-February, less than 4% of people living in the EU27 were …

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Which tropical island has just opened 14 “resort bubbles” for vaccinated travelers?

Mauritius has just reopened its borders to international travelers after being closed for the past 16 months. Vaccinated guests can choose to stay in 14 ‘resort bubbles’ where they will be allowed to use the facilities including the swimming pool and explore the beaches on offer. These hotels are already …

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China’s Belt and Road Initiative causes environmental damage in Serbia

Back end of 2015Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, then Prime Minister, was a guest on the national television channel RTS. Asked by host Olivera Jovicevic why the Chinese are interested in investing in Serbia, Vucic responded with his typically forceful manner: “It’s because they have their interests. This is because they …

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Coronavirus in India Today Live News July 15: Latest COVID-19 vaccination update in India, Coronavirus third wave update live, Coronavirus facts and figures, Daily number of cases and deaths of Covid-19, Coronavirus Delta Plus New symptoms and variant cases LIVE, Kappa Live

A member of the Department of High Risk Units sprays disinfectant on a colleague in Cordoba, Argentina. (Reuters photo) Coronavirus statistics in India, Covid-19 cases and deaths in India July 15 LIVE, Delta, Delta Plus Live updates: India should have already started vaccinating 1 crore of people. But here we …

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Rod Lurie directs Claire Leu Castle’s film Brown

Exclusive: producer Doug Belgrade, director Producer Rod Lurie, and screenwriter Scott Conroy have teamed up for an untitled film based on the true story of independent journalists and bloggers Claire Ryu Castle Brown blew up coverage of 1MDB financial fraud in Malaysia . It became one of the biggest corruption …

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Postcard from Portugal: the beach we call home

Maria, her baskets full of donuts and with a tissue to wipe her forehead, checks to see if I know where my teenage son is. I don’t know but I know she does. This is because the Brazilian, who happily hammers the sand of the Algarve all summer long by …

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“Greater determination” to eliminate Bahamas from financial services

Former Prime Minister Perry Christie. • Ex-PM says “answers seem obvious” on tax reform By NEIL HARTNELL Editor-in-chief of the Tribune [email protected] A former prime minister yesterday warned that COVID-19 had “only strengthened the resolve” of major nations to eliminate the competitive threat posed by the Bahamas and other Caribbean …

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Indian yoga capital Rishikesh hit hard by Covid-19 closures

NEW DELHI – As yoga has grown in popularity in recent years, foreign visitors have flocked to the northern Indian city of Rishikesh, which bills itself as the yoga capital of the world. But the pandemic has hit the city of 100,000 on the banks of the Ganges, with international …

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Hungary places its motorway network under a 35-year concession

Vehicles are seen on the M1 motorway, 80 km west of Budapest, on March 15, 2013. REUTERS / Laszlo Balogh BUDAPEST, June 14 (Reuters) – Hungary to renovate the management of around 2,000 kilometers (1,240 miles) of its highways and public roads, awarding a 35-year concession contract, according to a …

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Corruption in the Balkans threatens to derail EU membership application | Voice of America

European Union leaders are expected to discuss in the coming weeks the progress of long-standing requests from the Balkan states to join the bloc. But recent studies exploring the scale of money laundering in the region should not appease France and the Netherlands, which, among other member states, want to …

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Serbia donated 100,000 doses of vaccine to Czech Republic

Today Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabić escorted a plane with 100,620 doses of Pfizer BioNTech vaccine to the Czech Republic at Belgrade airport. Ambassador Kuchta addressed the media at Nikola Tesla Airport. “Serbia has always been our partner, it has always been close to us and in the times when …

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The battle for same-sex unions in Serbia continues

Until 1994, homosexuality in Serbia was considered a criminal offense. If you were a man, you could end up in jail for a year. If you were a lesbian woman, it only counted as a misdemeanor. The country entered the new millennium as one of the most homophobic countries in …

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