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Just over 300 Syrian refugees with passports lining up to board the night ferry from the Greek island of Kos to Athens where they can be registered. Photo: UNHCR/S. Baltagiannis
August 27, 2016, by Lisa Schlein of VOANews

The U.N. refugee agency has expressed concern that the agreement between the European Union and Turkey to curb the flow of Syrian and other refugees into Europe could unravel. The […]

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Croatian election campaign spills over into Serbia

August 26, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The latest statements by Zoran Milanovic, the leader of the Croatian Social-Democratic Party (SDP), have provoked harsh reactions in Serbia, including ...

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Government leaves Macedonia at risk to beautify Skopje

August 26, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

This year the annual WorldRiskReport published by UN agencies focuses on logistics and infrastructure. Recent floods in Macedonia are a good example o ...

Marcellus Shale rig and gas well operation in Scott township, Lawrence county in Pennsylvania, US. Photo: wcn247/

Poland’s PGNiG likely to suspend shale gas project

August 26, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

PGNiG gas giant failed to achieve satisfactory gas flow in latest shale gas test in Wysin, northern Poland, as maximum flow achieved merely exceeded 2 ...

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    Poland monitors Russia’s snap military drills
    August 26, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

    Polish armed forces are constantly monitoring the situation in connection with information on Russia putting troops on full combat mode, Ministry of Defence said Thursday after briefing of the representatives […]

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    Montenegro’s Luksic quits UN Secretary-General race
    August 24, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Montenegro’s foreign minister Igor Luksic has withdrawn from the race to be the United Nations’ next Secretary-General, saying that he hopes the “Eastern European argument will prevail” in the contest. […]

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    Biden warns Kosovo of the ‘cancer’ of corruption
    August 18, 2016, by VOANews

    US vice president Joe Biden warned the Kosovar government Wednesday of the “cancer” of corruption, during his first visit to the Balkans since 2009. “I’m here today to affirm the […]