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Bulgaria Best Balkan Country to Invest in, Foreign Policy Magazine

Bulgaria ranks 28th in the Foreign Policy Magazine's "Baseline Profitability Index", measuring countries' attractiveness for foreign investors.

Among the countries of the Balkan peninsula, Bulgaria is the highest ranked. Right behind, in 29th place, is ranked Macedonia. Romania is 43rd, Albania 53rd, Serbia 55th, Slovenia 74th, Turkey 79th, Croatia 90th, and Greece 101st.

Pahor: Enlargement process likely to slow down

BELGRADE - Slovenian President Borut Pahor stated on Friday that the results of the elections for the European Parliament might slow down the EU enlargement process, adding that Serbia will have Slovenia's full support in the accession talks with Brussels.

Pahor and Nikolic visit Korosec's office

BELGRADE - President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic and his Slovenian colleague Borut Pahor visited on Friday the Economic Institute where the office of Slovenian statesman Antun Korosec was once located.

Match-fixing 'major problem' in Greece, says survey

By Brian Homewood

Match-fixing is a «major problem» in Greece where 12.8 percent of players interviewed in a recent survey said they had been approached and asked to manipulate a game in the last year.

Slovenian-Serbian ties excellent, no open issues

BELGRADE - Serbian and Slovenian presidents Tomislav Nikolic and Borut Pahor agreed on Thursday that bilateral relations are excellent and that no open issues exist between the two countries.

Slovenian president arrives on two-day visit to Serbia

BELGRADE - Slovenian President Borut Pahor arrived on a two-day visit to Belgrade on Thursday, and conferred with Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic.

Nikolic welcomed his Slovenian counterpart in front of the Palace of Serbia, where the two presidents saluted the honorary guard of the Serbian Armed Forces that was part of the ceremonial welcome.

Reunion of JHA ministers of SEECP countries in Bucharest

Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) ministers of the countries participating in the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP) reunite on Wednesday and Thursday in Bucharest at the Parliament Palace to tackle the regional cooperation on illegal migration and human trafficking, police collaboration, fight against corruption, and enhancement of judicial cooperation.

Some 66% of Bulgarian Beaches Boast Excellent Water Quality - EEA

All but one Bulgarian coastal bathing waters met the sufficient water quality in 2013, according to the EU Environment Agency latest data.

A total of 98.9% of all 93 coastal bathing waters in the country have met the mandatory water quality in 2013.

One in three Greek children overweight, OECD reports

One in three Greek children is overweight or obese, according to a new report published by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), which found that Greece, Italy, Slovenia and the US have the highest levels of child obesity among the OECD’s 34 member countries.

First visit to Serbia by Slovenian president

First visit to Serbia by Slovenian president

BELGRADE -- Slovenian President Borut Pahor will arrive in Serbia on Thursday - the first bilateral-level visit by a Slovenian president to Serbia "since 1991."

It serves as a proof of excellent relations between the two countries, Slovenian Ambassador to Serbia Franc But told Tanjug on Tuesday.

But: First visit to Serbia by Slovenian president

BELGRADE - Slovenian President Borut Pahor will arrive in Serbia on Thursday, which will constitute the first bilateral-level visit by a Slovenian president to Serbia since 1991 and serves as a proof of excellent relations between the two countries, Slovenian Ambassador to Serbia Franc But told Tanjug on Tuesday.

Belgrade Philharmonic stages humanitarian concert in Zagreb

BELGRADE - The Belgrade Philharmonic will close the regional cycle dubbed Pika-Tocka-Tacka with a humanitarian concert in Zagreb on Monday.

Before and after the concert, funds will be raised at the Vatroslav Lisinski Hall for the flood-affected citizens in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatia, reads the website of the Belgrade Philharmonic.

Humanitarian aid arrives from Sweden

BELGRADE - Humanitarian aid including three tons of canned food, water, and clothes arrived at Belgrade's Nikola Tesla Airport from the Kingdom of Sweden for the flood-affected citizens in Serbia.

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