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Beyond mere promotion - a story about falling in love

When the famous wine correspondent from the Financial Times, Jancis Robinson, visited TILIA ESTATE in Potoče, Vipava Valley, she described its founder, Matjaž Lemut, as "the most cosmopolitan Slovenian producer". No wonder - he gained his wealth of experience in Switzerland and California, and his knowledge and passion for winemaking are highly appreciated around the globe.

Police fire warning shots as migrants fight among themselves

The migrants involved came from several different countries, according to reports on Tuesday.

Police officers who came to intervene and conduct an investigation were also attacked during the unrest that lasted several hours, the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MUP) of the Una-Sana Canton confirmed today. The officers at the scene last night fired warning shots.

Facebook partners with Httpool in Balkans

Httpool is now the official reseller partner for Facebook in the Balkans, including Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia.

Facebook recognizes the opportunity for this long-term partnership to aid local agencies and advertisers in reaching greater audiences and engaging in meaningful conversations with users, improving potential of the local businesses.

Bosnia: Croat rep announces lawsuit against Croatia

In an interview with Croatia's public broadcaster HRT, Zeljko Komsic said, a day after he was elected, that"Croatia had "twice broken a convention on the law of the sea."

Croatia PM Continues Balkan Tradition of Sexist Remarks

Croatia's Prime Minister, Andrej Plenkovic, has swiftly apologised for making a patronising and sexist answer to a female journalist after she asked a question about a scandal involving leaked inside information on police and prosecution operations.

Croatia, Hungary Mull Future Gas Deliveries From Krk

Tomislav Coric, Croatia's Minister of Environment and Energy, met on Tuesday in Budapest with Hungary's Foreign and Trade Minister, Peter Szijjarto, to discuss joint energy projects and gas supplies.

Goalkeeper Petkov Gets Bulgarian Call up at 42

SOFIA (Reuters) - Slavia Sofia's 42-year-old goalkeeper Georgi Petkov has rejoined the Bulgarian national squad ahead of their UEFA Nations League matches against Cyprus and Norway.

Petkov, who was born in March 1976, last appeared for the Balkan country in a friendly international against Switzerland in February 2009 and has been selected several times since.

 

Bulgarians have Greater Financial Assets than Russians, Romanians and Turks

Bulgarians have greater financial assets than Slovaks, Russians, Romanians, Turks and Serbs. Regarding the net financial assets per capita, our country ranks 38th out of 53 countries worldwide with a result of 7680 euro per person. For the gross amount, Bulgaria is down one position with a result of 9760 euros, the latest edition of the Allianz Global Wealth Report shows.

Kaufland Stops Selling Part of Unilever's Products in Bulgaria due to a Trade Dispute

One of Europe's largest retail chains, Germany's Kaufland, and one of the world's largest consumer goods manufacturers, Unilever, entered into a trade dispute over the prices of the goods sold. This has led to a break in their relationship, which will also affect the Bulgarian market. In early September, the chain decided to remove from sale 480 Unilever products in Germany.

Serbia's handling of migrant crisis receives general acclaim

Dacic expressed gratitude for constructive cooperation and support from the UN High Commissariat and pointed to the well-known objections of Serbia regarding the abolition of the refugee status for the persons expelled from Croatia in 1995.

Observers Gather in Bosnia to Scrutinise Elections

More than 50,000 national and international observers will monitor Bosnia's eight post-war election whose campaign has less than a week to run.

The Central Electoral Committee has accredited 2,9191 observers, but this figure only refers to those who will be observing the CIK and the main vote collection centre.

Survey: Bulgaria is well Positioned in Tourism

Sofia. Bulgaria is seen as an attractive tourist destination and is well positioned within its region, according to a survey by polling agency Gallup International, not related to Gallup Inc., in five important markets for Bulgarian tourism - Germany, the UK, Russia, Romania and Serbia.

Croatians March in Defence of Abortion Rights

Hundreds of abortion rights activists and supporters marched through the centre of the Croatian capital, Zagreb, on Saturday, calling for abortion rights to be upheld. 

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