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Joint military exercise strengthens Balkan armies
Participating countries said the exercise increases regional co-operation and supports regional security.
Balkan militaries are participating in the Immediate Response 2014 military exercise headed by the US European Command (EUCOM) in Pocek, Slovenia.
Gorani decide against forming minority council
BELGRADE -- Serbia's Gorani population will not be forming their national minority council, the Gorani Civic Initiative decided on Wednesday.
The initiative is "the sole political and national organization of this autochthonous people in Serbia," Tanjug reported.
BELGRADE - Serbia's Gorani will not be forming their national minority council, the Gorani Civic Initiative - the sole political and national organisation of this autochthonous people in Serbia - decided on Wednesday.
Denaid Barçi, 30, and Xhemal Sela, 53, were among a group of seven miners working in the Gallery No 7, of Fushe Lopa mine.
The causes of the accident remained unknown. However, on Tuesday media reported that police had detained the owner of the company that ran the mine and the technical director.
UZICE - The 6th Licitar Heart international children's folklore festival has opened in Uzice, western Serbia, with a ceremony that involved its 850 participants.
The festival, which opened late Monday, features 27 folklore groups from 10 countries, which will be performing on nearby Mt Zlatibor, in Mokra Gora, Pozega, Bajina Basta, Visegrad and Republika Srpska until August 23.
Police on Saturday arrested 60-year-old Cane, a member of Albania’s ruling Socialist Party, after a report was published by local media featuring a videotape of the activist purportedly discussing his proposition with the mother of the 14-year-old.
Montenegro has launched a "Lynx Recovery Programme" in order to find out whether any remaining lynxes still live in remote corners of the country - and offer protection if they do.
Only about a hundred lynxes now survive in the wild in the whole of the Balkans, spread over Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro and Kosovo, and some experts fear the number may be as low as only 40.
Albania is recovering from false Ebola alarm after police detained 38 Eritrean immigrants in a mountainous area and arrested two suspected traffickers on Tuesday.
Two people have been arrested and another two are being sought on suspicion of selling fuel that was destined for Albania in Greece, thus depriving the state of an unspecified amount of much-needed taxes.
A 59-year-old Albanian fuel truck driver and 42-year-old Greek man were arrested in northern Greece.