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105 million euro surplus in international commerce with live animals, in first semester

Romania exported, in the first six months of 2019, live animals totaling 205.9 million euro, 10.1 pct more than in the similar period of last year, according to data centralized by the National Institute of Statistics. On the other hand, imports of live animals clocked in at 100.6 million euro (+6.8 pct), resulting in a surplus of 105.3 million euro.

150 Romanian troops participate in Saber Junction 19 exercise in Germany

Approximately 5,400 troops from 16 countries, including Romania, participate over September 3-30 in multinational exercise "Saber Junction 19" (SJ19), which is mostly carried out in the training centres in Grefenwoehr and Hohenfels, but also at the Ramstein Air Base, in Germany, reads a release of the Land Forces Staff on Tuesday.

Balkan Oscars Hopefuls Start to Dream of Hollywood

With October 1 approaching as the deadline for film institutions in countries around the world to submit their entries for 92th Academy Awards, five Balkan states have already decided on the movies they hope will reap success at next year's Oscars in Hollywood.

Bosnia and Herzegovina: 'The Son'

Croatia War Veterans Seek Boycott of Serbian Concert Singers

After war veterans called for a boycott of Serbian singers at a music festival in Croatia's capital, Zagreb, a leading analyst said that such hard-liners had become more important than they should be in Croatian society.

Lessons From the Autopsy of a Devoured Slav Shepherd

"When every village has internet, TV, and every child listens to popular music, I think that this old world is vanishing," Kalezic-Radonjic told BIRN.

Data Leaks and Ship Tracking: BIRN’s 10th Summer School Begins

The 10th edition of the BIRN Summer School of Investigative Journalism kicked off on Monday in the Montenegrin coastal town of Herceg Novi.

The weeklong summer school brings together journalists from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and the United States.

Croatia’s State-Funded Gotovina Movie Reinforces War Myths

Gotovina became a national icon when he was indicted in July 2001 by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, ICTY for large-scale crimes against Serb civilians during and after Operation Storm. A broad section of the Croatian public supported his cause, seeing him as a victim of unfair treatment of the young Croatian state by the international community.

Young Croat Catholics Give Faith a Modern Look

The new generation of believers in Croatia is taking a more contemporary approach to religion - using social media, pop culture and sports to spread the word.

Angela Merkel in Croatian Nationalist Song Controversy

A spokesperson for Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that the German Chancellor was not familiar with the nationalist song that was performed at the Croatian Democratic Union rally that she attended on Saturday, and was not informed about the content of the event's musical programme in advance.

Serbian Family Keeps Pianos in Perfect Tune

"My sister Ana handles the concert season and public relations, my wife handles the administrative duties, and I am a multifunctioning device," he jests.

After attending music high school in Belgrade, Vrbanec went on to receive a degree in piano and a Europiano technical degree.

Croatian Journalists Mourn Veteran Photographer Hrvoje Polan

"Suddenly, at the age of 48, the photojournalist Hrvoje Polan has left us. For nearly three decades, Hrvoje has been dealing with news and documentary photography," the Croatian Journalists' Association announced on Monday.

Polan worked for numerous newspapers and agencies, from satirical Croatian weekly magazine Feral Tribune to Reuters, before going freelance.

Halep nominated for Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year 2019 award

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep has been nominated for Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year 2019 award, which will be presented at the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards scheduled for Monday evening in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Halep is competing with American gymnast Simone Biles, Czech skier Ester Ledecka, German tennis player Angelique Keber and American skier Mikaela Shiffrin.

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