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Tadic apologises to Macedonian people

SKOPJE - New Democratic Party leader and former Serbian president Boris Tadic has said that he feels guilty for failing to apologise to the people of Macedonia while in office as president for the presence of the Serbian gendarmerie in the country in the past.

Tadić feels guilty, apologizes to Macedonian people

Tadić feels guilty, apologizes to Macedonian people

SKOPJE -- Boris Tadić says he feels guilty for failing to apologize to Macedonia "because of the presence of the Serbian Gendarmerie in that country in the past."

Guinness Record Holder to Run Bulgaria's Persenk Ultramarathon 2014

World famous runners will participate in this year's biggest ultramarathon in Bulgaria - Persenk Ultra 2014.

The event starts Friday at midnight in the city center of Bulgaria's Asenovgrad, Nikolay Marangozov, one of the organizers of the marathon, told Darik news.

Balkan Telecom Regulators Mull Scrapping Roaming Charges

Balkan telecommunications regulators are nearing a decision to cancel roaming charges for mobile communications, Macedonian news agency MIA reported on Thursday.

The proposal, launched about two months ago, has brought together regulators from Albania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Serbia and Turkey.

EU funds reserved for waste facilities in northern Greece

Plans for two waste processing facilities in northern Greece – one for Epirus and one for eastern Macedonia – came a step closer to fruition Thursday after the Environment Ministry issued a decision earmarking some 28 million euros in European Union structural funding for their construction.

Ljajic announces talks on free roaming across region

BELGRADE - Serbian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications Rasim Ljajic said Thursday that it is possible to reach an agreement on introducing free roaming between countries in the region, adding, however, that the process will be neither simple nor quick.

NDS leader visits Ohrid at Macedonian president's invitation

BELGRADE - New Democratic Party (NDS) leader and former Serbian president Boris Tadic is paying a visit to Ohrid at the invitation of Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov, the opposition NDS has said in a statement.

Balkan Muslims condemn destruction of religious shrines by ISIL

Balkan Muslims condemn destruction of religious shrines by ISIL

Muslims speak out against the Islamic States of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) destroying mosques and churches.

Balkan Muslims are speaking out against the destruction of religious shrines and sites in Iraq by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Sphinxes at burial site at Ancient Amphipolis revealed

State archaeologists on Wednesday continued their painstaking work at the site of Ancient Amphipolis, in central Macedonia, removing large stones from the entrance to a huge tomb there and revealing two headless sphinxes believed to have been placed there to guard the massive burial site.

Gorani decide against forming minority council

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.

Gorani will not form national minority council

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.

Bulgaria-Serbia Cross-Border Co-Op Scheme by 2020 Granted EUR 34M

Bulgaria's Deputy caretaker Regional Development Minister has listed the benefits of enhancing connectedness with Serbia in the spheres of economy, energy, transport and culture.

Yordanka Chobanova attended Monday the opening of the closing meeting under the 2007-2013 Bulgaria-Serbia cross-border cooperation program.

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