21 September 2021
2 week ago
Greece wants to be "North Macedonia's closest ally and its best friend," Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias said on Tuesday during a meeting with his counterpart Bujar Osmani in North Macedonia
EU's 27 foreign ministers will be discussing China relations in informal meetings in Slovenia later this week. First time China is raised in this format. The discussions will pave the way for next month's meeting of leaders
Clean-up of polluted shores from a major oil spill at Baniyas is ongoing south of the power plant, August 28, 2021. Over 15 tons of fuel from a oil storage tanker leaked into the Mediterranean Sea, stretching over hundreds of kilometers3 week ago
Clean-up of polluted shores from a major oil spill at Baniyas is ongoing south of the power plant, August 28, 2021. Over 15 tons of fuel from a oil storage tanker leaked into the Mediterranean Sea, stretching over hundreds of kilometers
3 week ago
The Afghanistan refugee wave has already reached the Bulgarian (EU)-Turkish border. This also activated the smuggling nets. Several hundred people a day try to enter; smugglers want €200-300 (likely will increase) per person while the local police close their eyes
3 week ago
PM Albin Kurti asked Serbia to open its state archives relating to the 1998-99 war in Kosovo, arguing that "as regards missing persons, the answer lies there [in Belgrade]"
New satellite imagery analyisis by @EOSOrbital using Sentinel-1 indicats that the Baniyas oil spill seems way larger than anticipated, with almost 1000km2, though visual IDing is need to see if and how big the oil sheen is
3 week ago
Refugees fleeing the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan were flown into Pristina airport last night, where they received medical check-ups before being sent onwards to the Kosovo town of Ferizaj/ Urosevac
US Navy P8 Poseidon AE67BF patrolling off the coast of Tartus #Syria
"The drugs were found in a banana shipment." Montenegrin police said that 1,000 kilogrammes of cocaine had been seized in the village of Mojanovici in the Zeta district near Podgorica and two people were arrested
The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky together with the President of the Republic of Moldova Maya Sandu, the President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda and the President of Romania Klaus Johannes took part in the celebrations on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Moldova's independence in Chisinau
Montenegrin PM Zdravko Krivokapic and former police chief Veselin Veljovic filed criminal complaints against each other in a row over potential protests at the inauguration of the new head of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the country
.@ItalianNavy de la Penne (Ammigrali) class guided missile destroyer ITS Luigi Durand de la Penne (x-Animoso) transited Bosphorus towards Mediterranean after Odesa port visit. D560 is armed with MBDA Teseo Mk 2/A, Oto Melara 127mm Vulcano & Selenia Elsag Albatros octuple launcher3 week ago
[email protected] de la Penne (Ammigrali) class guided missile destroyer ITS Luigi Durand de la Penne (x-Animoso) transited Bosphorus towards Mediterranean after Odesa port visit. D560 is armed with MBDA Teseo Mk 2/A, Oto Melara 127mm Vulcano & Selenia Elsag Albatros octuple launcher
The EU is set to remove Kosovo Montenegro & North Macedonia from the recommended list of third countries for which travel restrictions to the EU should be lifted after an upturn in COVID19 cases. Israel, Lebanon & USA also set to be removed.list to be updated in coming days
3 week ago
The Greek health minister announced that from next month, only people who are vaccinated or have recovered from COVID19 will be able to enter hospitality, entertainment and sports venues
3 week ago
On wildfires in Greece: Kaza blaze northwest of Athens: Contained. 163 firefighters (including 20 Romanians, 37 Poles), 56 vehicles operating. Vilia blaze, adjacent to Kaza: Controlled. Firefighters, army, volunteers working on perimeter to ensure no flare-ups
3 week ago
Serbian Metropolitan Joanikije II says he won't yield and that the enthronement ceremony will take place in Cetinje, and not in the main Cathedral of the Church of Serbia in Montenegro in Podgorica
3 week ago
Today, Bulgarian Minister of Foreign Affairs Svetlan Stoev is a guest to the Bulgarian community in the city of Bolhrad (Bolgrad), Odesa region
President @sandumaiamd reaffirming Moldova's support for Ukraine's territorial integrity: Crimea is Ukraine, and its annexation is a blatant violation of international law4 week ago
President @sandumaiamd reaffirming Moldova's support for Ukraine's territorial integrity: "Crimea is Ukraine, and its annexation is a blatant violation of international law"
Forest fire erupts in Turkey's Heybeliada island  A wildfire has broken out in Istanbul's Heybeliada, an island which is a part of the city's famous Princes Islands. A plane, three helicopters, along with the fire brigade, are trying to bring the fire under control1 month ago
Forest fire erupts in Turkey's Heybeliada island A wildfire has broken out in Istanbul's Heybeliada, an island which is a part of the city's famous Princes Islands. A plane, three helicopters, along with the fire brigade, are trying to bring the fire under control
During a call with lawmakers, @SecBlinken listed countries who have offered to take in evacuees frm Kabul: Albania, Bulgaria, Canada, Columbia, Costa Rica, Chile, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Mexico, Romania, Qatar, Rwanda, Uganda, Sudan and Ukraine
1 month ago
Erdogan warns Greek PM in a phone call that the absence of a transitional government in Afghanistan could trigger another wave of refugee crisis. Erdogan calls for EU help and measures for Afghanistan, and specifically for Iran to stop "an inevitable refugee wave"
Fire near Pakovo Selo, firefighters warn not to light a fire in the open1 month ago
Fire near Pakovo Selo, firefighters warn not to light a fire in the open
NATO submarines & planes' recognition silhouettes on the bridge of Russian Navy Black Sea Fleet 68th Coastal Defense Ship Brigade - 150th Minesweeper Division's Natya class minesweeper Kovrovets 91. / Turkish Coast Guard's TCSG90 & RHIB K/B4314 monitored the transit1 month ago
NATO submarines & planes' recognition silhouettes on the bridge of Russian Navy Black Sea Fleet 68th Coastal Defense Ship Brigade - 150th Minesweeper Division's Natya class minesweeper Kovrovets 91. / Turkish Coast Guard's TCSG90 & RHIB K/B4314 monitored the transit
Students in university dormitories in Tirana are moving their belongings to make way for the first group of Afghan refugees who are soon expected to arrive in the Albanian capital
The European Commission today adopted three equivalence decisions for NorthMacedonia, Turkey & Ukraine meaning that these countries will be connected to the EU's COVID19 certificate system & that the certificates issued by this trio will be accepted in the EU as of tomorrow
1 month ago
North Macedonia expels another Russian diplomat, Foreign Minister said
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 1 km W of Petrinja, Croatia
Black Sea gas: Turkish Petroleum TPAO's Gusto P10000 design, Hyundai Heavy Industries built ultra deepwater drillship, Turkish flag Yavuz is pierside at the Port of Haydarpaşa. ONGT1 month ago
Black Sea gas: Turkish Petroleum TPAO's Gusto P10000 design, Hyundai Heavy Industries built ultra deepwater drillship, Turkish flag Yavuz is pierside at the Port of Haydarpaşa. ONGT
Bosnia's Republika Srpska entity has sent two helicopters to fight the wildfires that have been raging through Jablanica municipality, south of Sarajevo, for days and are now threatening nearby homes
Wartime Bosnian Serb police reservist and army officer Rade Garic was sentenced to 20 years in prison for persecuting Bosniaks from the Vlasenica and Srebrenica areas in 1992 and 1995 in a series of crimes including several murders
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