Belgrade Design Week to be held from October 6 to 11

BELGRADE - This year's Belgrade Design Week (BDW) will be held from October 6 to 11, 2014, the organisers have announced.

The Belgrade Design Week will also include an international conference, the BDW Designpark exhibition side-programme, the BDW Designlabs professional programme and the BDW Premiers urban programme.

Albanians Row Over Oil Imports from Iran

Former Prime Minister Sali Berisha on Thursday called for a parliamentary inquiry into claims that the centre-left government of Premier Edi Rama has imported oil from Teheran, breaking the UN-imposed embargo.

“The government has breached the embargo by allowing imports of oil from Iran, a grave national and international act,” Berisha said during Thursday's parliamentary session.

Japan Hits Russia with New Sanctions

Japan has decided to impose additional sanctions on Russian officials in connection to the situation in Ukraine.

After suspending consultations with Russia over softening visa regimes in March, now the Asian country has decided to ban 23 Russian officials from entering its territory, ITAR-TASS reported. The list of names will be made public later.