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JYSK Opens 300 New Jobs and at Least 3 Stores in Bulgaria

Danish furniture chain JYSK achieved 68.6% growth in Bulgaria's turnover for the financial year 2017/2018, reaching sales of BGN 43.3 million, reported moneybg.

Profit before tax for the 12 months to end of September increases by impressive 354% to 1.27 million. Globally, the turnover reached € 3.58 billion and the pre-tax profit was € 474 million.

Serb Fighters’ Indictment Details Strpci Train Massacre Plot

On February 27, 1993, Nail Kajevic waited in the southern Serbian town of Prijepolje for his brother Nijazim to arrive by train from Belgrade. But when the train arrived after some delay, his brother was not on it and the other passengers had a gruesome story to tell.

"Get rid of taxes, or Camp Bondsteel might be shut down"

John Erratt and Brad Berkley specified that this includes the possibility of shutting down US army base Bondsteel, located near Urosevac in Kosovo, Pristina-based Gazeta Blic reported late on Thursday.

"Commitment to modernizing country and its European path"

Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said on Thursday in a meeting with members of the delegation of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, led by Chairperson David McAllister, that the government will remain committed to further modernization of the country, noting that it will continue to implement the necessary reforms with this aim.

‘Accused’ Kosovo Ex-Commander to be Quizzed in The Hague

A KLA veteran protesting against the new Kosovo war tribunal. Photo: BIRN/Atdhe Mulla.

"I was invited as someone accused of criminal offenses, but they did not mention which cases," Tara said.

He said he was invited for questioning on March 5, 6, and 7, and that he would tell the prosecutors that the KLA fought a defensive war.

"Is this the end of Milo Djukanovic's rule?"

The article recalls that Djukanovic, during the so-called "Yogurt Revolution", with Momir Bulatovic, took power in the smallest Yugoslav republic, and focused on a close alliance with Slobodan Milosevic and Serbia, which Milosevic ruled at that time.

Turks to open new factory employing 2,500 workers

At the opening of the Textile Fair, Biglic said that during Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit (in May) a Turkish investor would open a new textile plant in Kraljevo, that will employ 2,500 people.

Kosovo PM Ignores US Calls to Scrap Tariffs

Kosovo's president, Hashim Thaci and PM Ramush Haradinaj during the meeting with the US delegation on Wednesday evening. Photo: Kosovo Presidency

Haradinaj discussed the matter on Wednesday evening with the Director for European Affairs at the US National Security Council, John Erath, and with the Balkans Director of the council, Brad Berkley.