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NEW YORK - Serbia ranks 52nd in the Global Peace Index (GPI), produced by the New York-based Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), and is in the top 30 percent of the safest countries in the world.
BELGRADE - The recent donor conference in Brussels, organised to help Serbia recover from the May floods, raised slightly over EUR 106 million in donations.
A list of donations to Serbia has been published on the website of the Serbian Government Office for Reconstruction and Flood Relief, which said that a total of EUR 106,867,611 was raised.
Popularity Swedish furniture retailer IKEA, a byword for design and practicality throughout the Western hemisphere, is opening near Zagreb, Croatia, on 21 August.
The IKEA centre in Zagreb is the result of an investment of 91 million euro and is the first such store in the Western Balkans, where it is expected to act as a regional hub.
Advent International and a Bulgarian-Russian consortium headed by businessman Denis Barekov are reportedly the key bidders for nationalized Austrian bank Hypo Alpe Adria.
The bank, which Austria nationalized in 2009 to prevent its collapse, is to sell its Balkan network by mid-2015 at the behest of the EU Commission.