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Russians become biggest direct investors in Balkans

This is according to a report by the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw).

According to the report, the reasons for this are the underutilized labor force and improved infrastructure, the Bosnia-Herzegovina based website Indikator is reporting.

Balkan Docs Feature in Kosovo Film Festival

Of the six competing categories in Kosovo's international documentary and short film festival, Dokufest, which opens on Friday in Prizren, the Balkan Dox category will feature 16 documentaries from the region.

Sarabande, a film by the Kosovo director Kaltrina Krasniqi, started as a personal documentary on the classical music virtuoso Petrit Ceku.

Epic Drama Joins A1 Bulgaria

A1 Bulgaria, previously known as Mtel, has added Viasat World's Epic Drama to its IPTV and cable offers.

Tennis: Four Romanian players among the seeded players at BRD Bucharest Open (WTA)

Not less than four Romanian tennis players are among the seeded players at the BRD Bucharest Open (WTA) tournament, equipped with total prizes worth 226,750 US dollars, to start on Monday on the BNR Arenas in the Capital City: Mihaela Buzarnescu is 2nd seeded, Irina Begu, last edition's winner, is 3rd seeded, Sorana Cirstea is seed no. 5 and Ana Bogdan is seed no. 6.

Montenegro to Join NATO Missions on Russian Border

Montenegro will deploy troops in Poland and Latvia by 2019 at the latest in support of NATO battle formations on the border with Russia, according to a Defence Ministry document, which BIRN has obtained.

It said Montenegro will send troops to Latvia to join the Slovenian Army battalion which has been there since 2017, with Canada as the lead country in the operation.

"Old, New, Orthodox" - CIA predicts a fragmented Europe

Namely, the CIA sees the European continent as quite different to what it is today in the near future - divided in three parts: "new," "old," and "(Christian) Orthodox" - and Serbia would be a part of the third.

The Bulgarian Foreign Minister Zaharieva to the Annual Meeting of the Western Balkans in London

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva heads to London where she will participate in the annual meeting in the Western Balkans of the foreign ministers of the countries in the Berlin process.

The first diplomats of the UK, Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, France and Croatia will listen to their six colleagues from the Western Balkans.

Making Management Education Relevant for the 21st Century

The aim of the study was to understand the missing link between management education and the corporate world in order to develop recommendations to help strengthen the partnerships between management educational institutions and businesses.

The Russian "Night Wolves" are Coming Back to Bulgaria

Motorcyclists from Club Night Wolves will enter our country today from Macedonia. Their route will pass through the Ruen Monastery, Kyustendil and will reach Sofia. Tomorrow they plan to visit the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the Russian Church, the Soviet Army Monument in the capital, and give a press conference, and head for Serbia on Friday.

Austria reacts to deal reached in Berlin

In Germany, this agreement was reached as part of the resolution of the government crisis.

If the German government confirms the agreement, "we will be obliged to take measures to avoid disadvantages for Austria and its people," the government in Vienna said.

It is added that Austria is ready to protect its borders especially in the south, those with Italy and Slovenia.

Austria Keeps Door Part-Closed To Croatian Workers

After Slovenia on Friday announced that Croatian nationals no longer need visas to work there, Austria remains the only EU country that is still restricting access of Croatian citizens to its labour market.

Austria warned in March that it intended to seek the approval of the European Commission to extend the transitional period until 2020.

New services from AJPES help companies to analyse their partners and receive relevant information about their business

S.BON Credit Rating is an AJPES model that classifies Slovenian companies into 10 credit-rating scores from SB1 (lowest risk) to SB10 (highest risk) according to their credit risk and SB10d the credit-rating for those companies already in default. Which businesses in Slovenia have the highest and which have the lowest risk according to their rating?

Slovenian bees circle the world

"All of the media attention paid to Slovenia due to World Bee Day is an invaluable contribution to the recognisability of our country as the initiator of this holiday and as a unique green, active, and healthy destination with excellent bee-keeping tourist features that could help position Slovenia as a destination for five-star experiences," says Maja Pak, Director o