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European Parliament Members Fed up with Brussels-Strasbourg Trips

November 21, 2013, Thursday @ 16:47 in World | Views: 57

Strasbourg, Brussels, Luxembourg or some other city- the seat of the European Parliament remains uncertain. Lawmakers are not happy to have to constantly travel back and forth between Brussels and Strasbourg.

Bakoyannis: It is Your Turn to Step Forward

November 21, 2013, Thursday @ 16:42 in Politics » Macedonia in EU | Views: 131

Former Greek Foreign Minister, Dora Bakoyannis, has reiterated her country’s stance that Athens had made a step forward towards the solving the name issue and that it was now Skopje’s turn to take action.

Ohio Church Charity for Children in Need

November 21, 2013, Thursday @ 16:22 in Society | Views: 42

The First Baptist Church in Lynn Haven Ohio, USA, together with locals, is collecting used toys that are to be sent as Christmas gifts to children in need across the globe.

Macedonia’s Environment Minister Attends UN Convention on Climate Change

November 21, 2013, Thursday @ 15:49 in Society » Environment | Views: 60

Minister of Environment and Physical Planning Abdilaqim Ademi attends the high level segment of the 19th session of Conference of Parties at the UN Framework convention on climate change, taking place from 11 to 22 November 2013 in Warsaw, Poland.

Greek Diplomat: Gligorov Was Ready to Accept "Slavic Republic of Macedonia"

November 21, 2013, Thursday @ 15:44 in Politics » Diplomacy | Views: 276

Macedonian president Kiro Gligorov was ready to change the country’s name into „Slavic Republic of Macedonia“ upon initiative of his Serbian colleague Slobodan Milosevic.

Rilkovski Elected President of Macedonian State Election Commission

November 21, 2013, Thursday @ 15:03 in Politics » Domestic | Views: 83

Nikola Rilkovski has been elected President of State Election Commission at today’s parliamentary session, whereas Vangelina Markudova has been appointed Constitutional Court judge.

Southeast Europe to Adopt Employment Strategy

November 21, 2013, Thursday @ 14:44 in Business | Views: 49

The Southeast Europe strategy entitled „Jobs and Prosperity in European Perspective”, aimed at creating millions of jobs by 2020, will be adopted at a ministerial conference in Sarajevo on November 21.

Macedonian Poet Todor Calovski Published in India

November 21, 2013, Thursday @ 14:37 in Society » Culture | Views: 579

Poetry and bio-bibliography of Macedonian poet Todor Calovski has been published in the latest issue of Indian literary review Enchanting Verses.

EU Parliament Votes to Impose Quotas for Women in Boardroom

November 21, 2013, Thursday @ 14:34 in World | Views: 36

The EU Parliament accepted the EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding's proposal for large companies to fill 40% of their non-executive board posts with women by 2020, the Independent reports.

Montenegro Army Chief: Region to Consider Joint Participation in EU Missions

November 21, 2013, Thursday @ 14:14 in Politics » Macedonia in EU | Views: 81

Besides participation in international NATO operations, regional countries should also consider joint participation in some EU-led missions, stated Chief of General Staff of Montenegro’s Army, Vice Admiral Dragan Samardzic.

Police Action Underway in Macedonia and Germany

November 21, 2013, Thursday @ 14:07 in Crime | Views: 160

An international police action, aimed at apprehending members of the criminal group called ‘Hamburg mafia” is currently underway in Skopje and Hamburg.

U.S. Veteran Detained in North Korea

November 21, 2013, Thursday @ 14:03 in World | Views: 37

Merrill Newman, 85-year old U.S. citizen from California, was detained in Pyongyang just minutes before his plane was supposed to take off for Beijing, CNN reports.

EU-Russia-Ukraine Relations Is no "Zero Sum Game"

November 21, 2013, Thursday @ 14:00 in World | Views: 187

EU neighborhood policy should not become a zero sum game in which EU and Russia play tug-of-war over former Soviet states, French officials say.

Name Issue High on Chancellor Merkel’s Agenda

November 21, 2013, Thursday @ 13:53 in Politics » Diplomacy | Views: 149

Prior to tomorrow’s meeting between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, Advisor on Foreign and Security Policy to German Chancellor Christoph Heusgen says namе issue is high on the agenda.

Bulgaria’s Doctors Actively Seek Work in EU Countries

November 21, 2013, Thursday @ 13:51 in World | Views: 72

On 1 January 2014, Bulgarians and Romanians will be able to work anywhere in the European Union as the last of their membership restrictions are lifted, Sofia News Agency reports.