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Two Greeks selected for Balkan journalism fellowship

Two Greek reporters have made it on the list of 10 journalists selected to receive a fellowship from the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN), which will allow them to tackle in-depth features on the subject of freedom over the next year.

Croatia’s Disputed Commemorations: How History Became Politicised

The result is a volume of academic articles entitled 'Framing the Nation and Collective Identities', edited by Pavlakovic and Davor Paukovic from the University of Dubrovnik.

Pavlakovic told BIRN that the research included events from both wars because the politics of remembrance surrounding and defining them are completely intertwined.

Greece ends up seventh at FINA World League Europa Cup

Greece earned the seventh spot at the men's 2019 FINA Water Polo World League Europa Cup in Zagreb thanks to its victory over Russia on Sunday, after it missed out on a better place due to losses to Croatia and Serbia.

In Friday's quarterfinals Greece went down to host Croatia 13-11 and on Saturday Greece lost 14-10 to Serbia although it had held the Serbs to an 8-8 half-time result.

Romania women's football team trashes Malta 5-0 in friendly

Bucharest, April 7 /Agerpres/ - Romania women's football team trashed Malta 5-0 (3-0) on Sunday at the Mogosoaia National Football Center in a friendly. The goals were scored by Stefania Vatafu, Cosmina Dusa and Florentina Olar, according to the Romanian Football Federation (FRF) site. On Friday, Romania won the first friendly 2-0, through the goals scored by Ioana Balceanu and Maria Ficzay.

Serbian Border Officials Detained a Bulgarian with 22 kg of Heroin

Bulgarians are detained with nearly 22 kg of heroin in Serbia.

The drug is found in a Volkswagen car brand with a Bulgarian registration at the Batrovtsi border crossing between Croatia and Serbia.

In an inspection of the car, Serbian border guards have found a total of 40 packages.
 
The Bulgarian is detained for 48 hours.

Pride March Will ‘Empower Human Rights in Bosnia’

The pride march will be held under the motto "Ima izac'" meaning "There's someone to come out" - which is also a phrase once used on Bosnian buses, when passengers would tell the driver to stop so they could get off the bus.

Croatia’s Zagreb Courts Controversy with Potential UAE Makeover

But the potential UAE investment risks running into the same kind of objections that have dogged the Belgrade Waterfront development - from architects and residents fearful of the impact on their city, to civil society organisations and experts who decry the lack of transparency that frequently characterise such projects.

FM: Maybe clouded minds plan to cause incidents in North

The foreign minister and first deputy PM spoke for TV Pink on Wednesday and did not rule out the possibility that those incidents would be caused by "those with clouded minds" who want to conquer the north of Kosovo (predominantly inhabited by Serbs).

‘They’ Exhibition Highlights Refugees’ Plight in Zagreb

The streets of the Croatian capital Zagreb on Monday are to host a photographic exhibition of four refugees currently living in Croatia called "Oni/They."

At each individual point, four portraits of one migrant by different photographers will be exhibited. The project is run under the auspices of UNHCR Croatia in collaboration with the Jesuit Refugee Service.

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.

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