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Emerging Europe Announces Nominees for 2019 Awards

From a total of 949 applications representing all 23 countries of emerging Europe, 120
companies and organisations, spread across 12 categories, have been officially nominated for the Emerging Europe Awards. In addition, 23 investment promotion
agencies and 75 cities have been included in two research projects: the Investment

Bulgarian ‘Coal Emperor’ Behind Compensation Claim against Serbia

"He invested around 110 million euros in Serbia and he lost all that money," Milan Radunovic told BIRN. "He wanted to go to court because our government cancelled the agreement for the coalmine without any reason."

Kovachki's office in Sofia did not respond to a request for comment. Nor did the Serbian government.

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Thaci again pokes Belgrade in the eye

Novosti write that he announced he would present at the talks hosted by French President Emamnuel Macron the idea that Presevo, Bujanovac and Medvedja join the "territory of the Republic of Kosovo." It would, he considers, be "correcting the historical injustice," Novosti reports.

Red Flags Raised over Serbia’s Procurement of Official Jet

Serbia's public procurement portal has no record of any public procurement procedure for the plane and the country's Treasury administration has no information on any payment being made by any Serbian state institution to either EMS S/A, the plane's previous user, or Brazil's ItauBank Leasing, which leased the plane to EMS S/A.

"Serbia-Croatia important for stability of region"

Brnabic pointed out that the relations between Serbia and Croatia are important for the stability of the region, and that, consequently, it is necessary to improve the dialogue and intensify cooperation in resolving open issues.

EU's Frontex deploys guard teams on Greek-Albanian border

Teams of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, or Frontex, are joining Albania's police to patrol its land and sea borders for migrants and crime.

European Union Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos and Frontex head Fabrice Leggeri were in Tirana on Tuesday to launch "the first ever joint operation on the territory of a neighboring non-EU country."

Serbia begins building TurkStream gas conduit stretch

Serbia has taken delivery of the pipes it will use to construct its section of the TurkStream pipeline to carry Russian natural gas to Europe, the country's energy minister said on May 21.

Facebook, Google Urged to Appoint Agents in Serbia

SHARE Foundation said on Tuesday that it has sent letters to 20 companies, including Facebook, Twitter and Google, asking them to appoint a representative in Serbia to whom all questions related to personal data processing can be addressed.

PM praises Chinese company's performance in Serbia

According to the government, they discussed projects that the Serbian government is implementing with this Chinese company, which successfully operates in 157 countries of the world.

Western Diplomats Raise Concerns about Democracy in North Kosovo

The US, French, German, Italian and British embassies in Pristina - known collectively as the Quint group - issued a statement on Monday expressing worries about "restricted electoral competition" at mayoral elections in Serb-majority north Kosovo on May 19.