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Bursaspor to face Chikhura in Georgia

Bursaspor will need a victory or at least a draw against Chikhura Sachkhere to advance to the third qualifying round of the Europa League tonight, a week after a goalless draw in Bursa.

Putin Visit to Serbia to Focus on Gas

President Vladimir Putin of Russia has confirmed that he will visit Serbia on October 19 for the 70th anniversary celebration of the Soviet Red Army's liberation of Belgrade at the end of the Second World War.

Bulgaria with Second Lowest Debt-to-GDP Ratio in EU in Q1, 2014

At the end of the first quarter of 2014, Bulgaria's government debt increased by 1.4 percentage points from the last quarter of 2013 and by 2.3 pp from the first quarter of 2013, to 20.3% of the GDP, according to Eurostat.

In the last quarter of 2013 the government debt amounted to 18.9% of the GDP and in the first quarter of 2013 it stood at 18.0% of the GDP.

Serbia Pledges to Use Donors' Floods Aid Wisely

Marko Blagojevic, head of the Serbian Office for Reconstruction and Flood Relief, said Serbia will use the funds raised at the donors' conference in Brussels primarily for the reconstruction of its energy system and for agricultural recovery.

Strasbourg Rules Against Ljubljana Bank and Slovenia

The European Court for Human Rights, ECHR, on Wednesday ruled in favour of two citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina who sued the Ljubljana Bank and the state of Slovenia for not returning their foreign currency savings lost in the early 1990s.

Top Treasury official to represent Turkey in IMF’s top board

Turkish Treasury Undersecretary İbrahim Çanakçı has been appointed International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Director, marking the first time Turkey earning the right to be directly be represented in the main governing body of the international lender.

Germany takes leading role in promoting EU integration for Balkans

Germany takes leading role in promoting EU integration for Balkans

Germany is taking a leadership role in the Balkans' integration to the European Union.

Leaders of western Balkan countries are invited to a high-profile conference next month in Germany to support their integration prospects into the European Union.

Volleyball national team reaches Euro final

By George Georgakopoulos

The national team proved there is some pulse in the long-suffering sport of volleyball, as it secured its entry to the final of the European League on Wednesday by upsetting the odds and Slovenia.

EUR 1.8 bn pledged for Serbia and Bosnia

EUR 1.8 bn pledged for Serbia and Bosnia

BRUSSELS -- A total of EUR 1.846 billion worth of aid for Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina was raised at the donor conference in Brussels on Wednesday.

This was announced by European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Kristalina Georgieva at the conclusion of the conference.

Brussels: Donor conference for Serbia, BiH

BRUSSELS - A big donor conference will bring together numerous officials and representatives of international institutions and organizations from Europe and the world in Brussels on Wednesday, in an effort to help remedy the consequences of the catastrophic floods that hit Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) in May.

Brussels hosts donor conference for Serbia and Bosnia

Brussels hosts donor conference for Serbia and Bosnia

BELGRADE -- An international donor conference will be held in Brussels on Wednesday to raise funds for the reconstruction of areas affected by floods in Serbia and Bosnia.

Merkel: Positive process of talks must continue

DUBROVNIK - German Chancellor Angela Merkel commended Belgrade and Pristina in Dubrovnik on Tuesday on the progress made in the talks with the EU as the mediator.

Talks of presidents of regional countries and Merkel begin

BELGRADE - Presidents of countries from Southeast Europe gathered in Dubrovnik on Tuesday where they will confer with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during the summit within the Brdo-Brijuni process.