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Tennis: Four Romanian players among the seeded players at BRD Bucharest Open (WTA)

Not less than four Romanian tennis players are among the seeded players at the BRD Bucharest Open (WTA) tournament, equipped with total prizes worth 226,750 US dollars, to start on Monday on the BNR Arenas in the Capital City: Mihaela Buzarnescu is 2nd seeded, Irina Begu, last edition's winner, is 3rd seeded, Sorana Cirstea is seed no. 5 and Ana Bogdan is seed no. 6.

Montenegro to Join NATO Missions on Russian Border

Montenegro will deploy troops in Poland and Latvia by 2019 at the latest in support of NATO battle formations on the border with Russia, according to a Defence Ministry document, which BIRN has obtained.

It said Montenegro will send troops to Latvia to join the Slovenian Army battalion which has been there since 2017, with Canada as the lead country in the operation.

"Old, New, Orthodox" - CIA predicts a fragmented Europe

Namely, the CIA sees the European continent as quite different to what it is today in the near future - divided in three parts: "new," "old," and "(Christian) Orthodox" - and Serbia would be a part of the third.

The Bulgarian Foreign Minister Zaharieva to the Annual Meeting of the Western Balkans in London

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva heads to London where she will participate in the annual meeting in the Western Balkans of the foreign ministers of the countries in the Berlin process.

The first diplomats of the UK, Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, France and Croatia will listen to their six colleagues from the Western Balkans.

Making Management Education Relevant for the 21st Century

The aim of the study was to understand the missing link between management education and the corporate world in order to develop recommendations to help strengthen the partnerships between management educational institutions and businesses.

The Russian "Night Wolves" are Coming Back to Bulgaria

Motorcyclists from Club Night Wolves will enter our country today from Macedonia. Their route will pass through the Ruen Monastery, Kyustendil and will reach Sofia. Tomorrow they plan to visit the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the Russian Church, the Soviet Army Monument in the capital, and give a press conference, and head for Serbia on Friday.

Austria reacts to deal reached in Berlin

In Germany, this agreement was reached as part of the resolution of the government crisis.

If the German government confirms the agreement, "we will be obliged to take measures to avoid disadvantages for Austria and its people," the government in Vienna said.

It is added that Austria is ready to protect its borders especially in the south, those with Italy and Slovenia.

Austria Keeps Door Part-Closed To Croatian Workers

After Slovenia on Friday announced that Croatian nationals no longer need visas to work there, Austria remains the only EU country that is still restricting access of Croatian citizens to its labour market.

Austria warned in March that it intended to seek the approval of the European Commission to extend the transitional period until 2020.

New services from AJPES help companies to analyse their partners and receive relevant information about their business

S.BON Credit Rating is an AJPES model that classifies Slovenian companies into 10 credit-rating scores from SB1 (lowest risk) to SB10 (highest risk) according to their credit risk and SB10d the credit-rating for those companies already in default. Which businesses in Slovenia have the highest and which have the lowest risk according to their rating?

How attractive is Slovenia for foreign talent?

Slovenia, a neighbouring country of Austria, with EUR 3.2bn of Austrian investment, more than 700 subsidiaries and 20,000 employees, is one of the top ten important trade markets for Austria.

Political Overview

US Ambassador Hartley leaving Ljubljana in July

The US Embassy in Slovenia has confirmed that Ambassador Brent Hartley will end his three-year term in July. It is not yet known whom the State Department will send to Slovenia after Hartley leaves, but the confidential procedure is already underway.

Slovenian bees circle the world

"All of the media attention paid to Slovenia due to World Bee Day is an invaluable contribution to the recognisability of our country as the initiator of this holiday and as a unique green, active, and healthy destination with excellent bee-keeping tourist features that could help position Slovenia as a destination for five-star experiences," says Maja Pak, Director o

Beretta - Serbian defense industry's first foreign partner?

The daily Vecernje Novosti is reporting this, and adding that the Italian firearms manufacturer could become the first foreign partner to invest in this sector in Serbia after the adoption of a new law on weapons manufacturing and trade.

Morocco continues to support Serbia's territorial integrity

El Maliki stressed that Morocco's policy when it comes to the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Serbia is unchangeable, the president's office said in a press release. He also welcomed Serbia's stance regarding the territorial integrity of his own country.