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Rhodes – The International Jazz Festival returns to the island

For the third year, the island of the Knights will be flooded with jazz tunes, as part of the Rhodes & South Aegean International Jazz Festival, the great celebration that proves that music can only unite people. The initiator of this initiative and artistic director of the festival is Dimitris Vasilakis, an internationally renowned saxophonist, composer and educational researcher.

"If it is true that Norway offered that to Pristina..."

The former diplomat commented for Tanjug on the writing of Pristina's Koha that, in addition to the government in Pristina, external experts will be engaged in the dialogue process, and stated that the Balkans Policy Research Group (BPRG), the Kosovo government and the Norwegian Embassy have already signed a memorandum of understanding which determines the modalities of their engagement.

Haradinaj criticizes EU: If you can't do it, we will

Haradinaj said on Thursday that if the European Union does not have the capacity to help Kosovo, "it should ask for help from others."

"If you do not have the capacity, ask for help. If you don't want to ask for help, then let us know and we will go our own way, just as in the past, we will do our job," Haradinaj said, according to the Pristina-based Gazeta Express.

Jo Nesbo | Athens | October 17

Best-selling Norwegian crime writer Jo Nesbo is coming to Athens on Tuesday, October 17, to speak at the Onassis Cultural Center on the 20th anniversary of the release of his first novel, "The Bat." Besides his interesting career, the former soccer player and stockbroker - who is also in a rock band - will talk about his latest novel, "The Thirst," as well as Michael Fassbender's film version o

In Pictures: Photo Contest Winners to Show Albania to World

'Colours of Albania' initiative supported by British Council Albania and Norwegian Embassy was finalized by a contest where Nëntor Oseku won the first place and ten other participants got the special prizes.

Their pictures will display in until the end of October in the Albanian National Historical Museum.

Nordic model an example for Balkans

BELGRADE - The Nordic model of cooperation is achievable in the Balkans under the umbrella of the European Union, says former Norwegian minister and diplomat Thorvald Stoltenberg.

In an interview published on the official website of Norway in Serbia, Stoltenberg, 84, said that EU membership of Balkan countries would increase economic stability in the region.

Norwegian crown prince opens House of Human Rights

BELGRADE - The reconstructed House of Human Rights and Democracy opened in Belgrade on Thursday and it aims to ensure more comprehensive action in the human rights sector through cooperation between local and international civilian society organisations and thus contribute to the democratisation of the society.

Norway among biggest donors to flood-stricken Serbia

Norway among biggest donors to flood-stricken Serbia

BELGRADE -- Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić has thanked the Kingdom of Norway for being one of the largest donors that are helping with the flood relief effort.

He at the same time welcomed the decision of the Scandinavian country to fund 35 projects for the media and civil society.