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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.

Nikolic takes part in meeting of SEE heads of state

DUBROVNIK - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic is taking part in an annual meeting of the heads of state of South-East Europe (SEE), which welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel as a guest, in Dubrovnik on Tuesday.

Government adopts report on floods

Government adopts report on floods

BELGRADE -- The Serbian government adopted a report on catastrophic floods that hit Serbia in May, which will be presented at a donor conference in Brussels on Wednesday.

Ex-Yugoslav Leaders Gather at Croatia Economic Summit

The leaders of Albania, Bosnia, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia are attending the two-day Summit 100 in Cavtat from Monday along with many of the most prominent CEOs, entrepreneurs and economists from south-eastern Europe.

Nikolic meets regional leaders in Cavtat and Dubrovnik

DUBROVNIK - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic will attend a meeting of business leaders of southeastern Europe entitled Summit 100 in Cavtat on Monday and a meeting of regional leaders, participants of the Brdo-Brioni process in Dubrovnik on Tuesday.

World Bank Forecasts 1.7% Growth for BG Economy

The World Bank forecast 1.7% growth for Bulgaria's economy in 2014, in its EU 11 regular report released on Friday. 

It, however, did not take into account the controversies around the bankruptcy of the Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) and the expected by Finance Minister Petar Chobanov growth of the state deficit over the 3% threshold.

Selakovic meets Slovenian Roman Catholic Church dignitaries

BELGRADE - Serbian Justice Minister Nikola Selakovic conferred on Saturday with President of the Slovenian Bishops' Conference Andrej Glavan on the position of the Roman Catholic Church in Serbia and the assistance provided by the Roman Catholic Church during the floods that devastated the country in May.

Mrkic: Serbia dissatisfied with EC decision to invite Kosovo

BELGRADE - Kosovo too will take part in the upcoming donor conference in Brussels, Belgrade-based daily Politika reports, and Ivan Mrkic, Serbian president's foreign policy advisor, says that Serbia is dissatisfied with the decision of the European Commission (EC) to invite Pristina to the event.

EC announces donor conference for Serbia, BiH

BRUSSELS - A donor conference under the motto “Rebuilding Together” will be held in Brussels on July 16 in order to mobilize further support for Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) after the severe floods that hit the countries in May, the European Commission, which will host the event, announced on Friday.

Support from region for Serbian trade unions' request

BELGRADE - The Regional Conference of Trade Unions of the Financial Sector of South-East Europe (SEE) adopted a declaration supporting colleagues from Serbia who are opposing the adoption of the proposed labor law without a public debate.

Bulgarian, Russian Businessmen 'Eyeing Hypo Alde Adria'

A US private equity fund, a Russian millionaire and a Bulgarian entrepreneur are showing their interest in Hypo Alpe Adria bank's subsidiaries, an Austrian daily argues.

Hypo Alpe Adria is to sell its branches across Southeast Europe, namely in Serbia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, the countries where it is present.

Bratusek: Around 400 participants in donor conference

LJUBLJANA - Slovenian Prime Minister Alenka Bratusek said on Wednesday after a meeting with Ambassadors of Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) and France that the donor conference is expected to bring together around 400 participants in Brussels on July 16.

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