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Greece loses to Montenegro, 73-69, in final World Cup game

Greece, already eliminated from the FIBA World Cup quarterfinals, ended its campaign Sunday with a 73-69 loss to Montenegro.

With the loss, Greece (2-3) finished last in Group J, the Round of 16 group. Lithuania and the USA, who were to play later Sunday, have already made the quarterfinals.

Rejuvenating a vision

The recent gathering of Western Balkan leaders along with top European Union officials in Athens, following an invitation from Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (on the 20th anniversary of a summit between the EU and Western Balkan countries in the northern port city of Thessaloniki) was naturally overshadowed by the previously unannounced presence of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelens

Architects lose 30,000 euros to Balkans tour scam

The owner of a tour company with its headquarters in İzmir is accused of defrauding 61 members of the Chamber of Architects branch in Denizli province of roughly 30,000 euros after signing a contract for a Balkans trip.

In April 2023, the chamber which organized a Balkans tour for its members met with Emine Yıldız, the owner of an Izmir-based tour company for the trip.

The EU is considering preventing New Members from Blocking other Candidates

A special clause in the countries' accession treaties to the European Union can ensure that they cannot block other applicants immediately after entry.

This was stated by the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, at the Strategic Forum in Bled, which gathered heads of state and government from the Western Balkans and other countries, including Bulgaria and Greece.

Earthquake in Romania, also felt in Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7 on the Richter scale was registered last night in the area of the city of Targu Jiu, Romania, reports the National Seismological Center at the Bulgarian Academy of Science.

The tremor at 00:39 a.m. Bulgarian time had an epicenter 260 kilometers from Sofia.

PM to host Western Balkan, EU leaders on Monday for enlargement talks

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has invited leaders of Western Balkan countries and EU officials to Athens on Monday night for a dinner and an informal discussion on EU enlargement and the European future of the region, his office announced. 

Russians "conquer" Montenegro

Business portal presented official data from the Central Bank of Montenegro.

Montenegro is ready – albeit remaining cautious

All those who understand the matter claim that the wealthiest individuals in the world and the largest institutions are entering the crypto industry and that Montenegro, as a small country, has a chance to profit if it becomes one of the first to regulate this field.

Serbia reaches the semi-finals of the World Cup!

"Dolphins" defeated the Italians in the penalty shootout 4:3, 15:14 (3:3, 2:2, 4:4, 2:2), after the score was 11:11 in the regular part of the match.
In the semi-finals, they will play against Greece, which eliminated Montenegro.

Russia's Zvonareva denied entry to Poland for WTA

Russian former world number two Vera Zvonareva has been denied entry to Poland where she was to participate in next week's Polish Open WTA tournament, the interior ministry said on July 22.

"Vera Zvonareva was trying to enter our country with a visa granted by France, via a flight from Belgrade," according to a statement issued by the Polish ministry.

China’s CRBC Keen to Build Montenegrin Highway’s Next Stretch

Montenegrin Government and CRBC officials at the Bar Boljare highway first phase opening ceremony. Photo: Government of Montenegro

According to a government report published on Wednesday outgoing Finance Minister Aleksandar Damjanovic and CRBC official Hei Shiquiang met on July 3 about potential cooperation on the construction of the second and third phases of the highway.

PM raises ethnic Greek mayor’s arrest with Rama

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis raised the issue of the release of the ethnic Greek mayor of Himare, Fredi Beleri, during a meeting with his Albanian counterpart Edi Rama on Tuesday on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Vilnius.