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Letter Bombs in Greece

Former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos was injured in an explosion that police believe was triggered by a letter bomb in Athens late Thursday night. This is nothing new or unusual ...
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The Sun, too, is a Star, isn’t it? Macedonia and the European Union

“The Sun, too, is a Star” was the slogan of the campaign for the European integration of Macedonia launched by the Social Democratic Party (SDSM) in the early 2000s. The ...
“Conversation near Constantinople [Istanbul]”

The Balkans as Told by Propaganda

In order to understand propaganda, it is important to look at the historical context, who produced it, and who its target audience is. Today, the ability to make propaganda has ...
Translation: Congratulations to our fellow Serb, Trump!

2016 has been a turbulent year for the Balkans. But isn’t any year with no war (Turkey certainly came close) a good year by this region’s standards? The Vostokian has ...
makedonija-protesti

As Macedonia’s early parliamentary election is fast approaching there are clear signs that Macedonia may experience something known as an “electoral revolution” following the tumultuous events of the past two ...
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Every Thursday we summarize for you the top 10 pieces of news from the Balkan region. Compiled by: Kristijan Fidanovski 10. Karadzic expresses suspicion at the number of cancer cases ...
greece-albania-relations

Tensions have risen between Athens and Tirana as PM Edi Rama stated that Athens owes a lot to the Albanian-speaking population which had lived there for ages, such as the ...
ohrid

Every Thursday we summarize for you the top 10 pieces of news from the Balkan region. Compiled by: Kristijan Fidanovski 10. Kosovo still far from Interpol accession (Balkan EU) 9. ...
Macedonia's ex-Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski

Every Thursday we summarize for you the top 10 pieces of news from the Balkan region. Compiled by: Kristijan Fidanovski 10. Russian security chief visits Serbia amidst expulsions of Russians implicated ...
tekst

As part of the land route into Europe, Bulgaria has been put in the middle of the refugee crisis. This has put much pressure on the Bulgarian government and civil ...
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Two and half years ago, when I was informed that I received a scholarship to pursue my Bachelor’s degree in Germany, my whole family gathered to celebrate. It was ridiculous ...
Novi Sad Square

Each Thursday we summarize for you the top 10 pieces of news from the Balkan region. 10. Bulgaria refuses to give asylum to Gulenists and deports them to Turkey (Balkan ...
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Each week we summarize for you the top 10 pieces of news from the Balkan region. 10. Bulgarian PM Borisov says Turkey should remain Europe’s strategic partner (Balkan EU) 9. ...