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Ana Brnabic: "Diverse signals coming from Pristina in just two days" VIDEO

She was welcomed in front of the Austrian government building by Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.
The Austrian office published photos from the summit of the Western Balkans, which is being held in Vienna under the auspices of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.
The published photos show Kosovo Prime Minister Kurti and Serbian Prime Minister Brnabic.

AIK to buy regional Sberbank branches, including Slovenian

Ljubljana, 16 June – Finance reported on Wednesday that the Serbian AIK Banka is close to signing a deal to buy all of Russian Sberbank’s operations in Southeast Europe, including those in Slovenia. A potential merger of Sberbank in Slovenia and Gorenjska Banka, which is owned by AIK, would create the third largest banking group in the country.

Bulgaria Blacklists Companies, Individuals After US Graft Sanctions

Vassil Bojkov, oligarch in exile and head of the Bulgarian Summer party. Source: Facebook/VassilKrumovBojkov.

The Finance Ministry said the companies and individuals might be affected in the near future by the US's Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, which freezes the assets of people linked to corruption and human rights abuses and bars them from entering the US.

New rail link set up between Vienna, Ljubljana and Trieste

Ljubljana – A new direct rail line linking Vienna, Ljubljana and Trieste was launched on Friday. The newly-established route is an important milestone in sustainable mobility efforts, said the Slovenian railway operator Slovenske Železnice. The line will run every day, starting this afternoon.

Austrian Muslims to sue government over controversial 'Islam map'

A leading Muslim group in Austria said on May 29 it planned to file a lawsuit against the government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz for unveiling the controversial "Islam map," according to Austrian media reports.

The Muslim Youth of Austria lambasted the government for publishing a "political Islam map," identifying the location of mosques and associations around the country.

This means war on the sky

"This reaction of Russia is absolutely incomprehensible," the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in the first reaction.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Austria, Alexander Schallenberg, asked Russia for clarification and to stop, as he said, "artificially creating obstacles in free air traffic between Russia and Europe".

Vrtovec discusses cross-border infrastructural projects with Austrian minister

Ljubljana/Vienna – Infrastructure Minister Jernej Vrtovec met his Austrian counterpart Leonore Gewessler in Vienna on Thursday to discuss bilateral cooperation, especially in transport and infrastructure, and bilateral relations. They agreed cooperation should be strengthened in infrastructure.

Afghan man travels 4,500 km to kill estranged wife in Istanbul

A man from Afghanistan traveled some 4,500 kilometers illegally from his home country to Turkey and killed his estranged wife in 2018.

Elhan Atifi married Muhammedullah Raihan in 2015. However, she was subjected to domestic violence for two years and sought help from Afghan officials to no vail.

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