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With three weeks to go before the general election, a new poll of polls puts the PVV and VVD…
02.22 / 23:00
dutchnews.nl
After days of chaotic and inconsistent communication, the Orbán regime announced that it is withdrawing the bid to host the 2024 Summer Games in Budapest. That only leaves Paris and Los Angeles in the running. Initially, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán simply attempted to distance himself and his government from the fall-out after the Momentum Movement and allied opposition parties exceeded […
02.22 / 21:07
hungarianfreepress.com
In order to become an EU member state Serbia apparently would have to recognize Kosovo’s independence and impose sanctions against Russia. Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic has publicly announced that these demands will soon be publicly declared by EU authorities as the official conditions for Serbia’s membership in the Union, according to Radio Television of Serbia. [&#…
02.22 / 19:42
inserbia.info
Discrimination against ethnic minorities and Roma remained widespread, states the latest report on Croatia prepared by Amnesty International. Additionally, Serb returnees face “persisting obstacles to regain their property,” the document said, citing UNHCR. “The number of ethnic minorities employed in public services was below the national targets. Serbs faced significant barriers to employment in both…
02.22 / 19:25
inserbia.info
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has said that Kosovo deserves to be a full-fledged member of the UN. “The US believes that the international community should acknowledge that Kosovo has made great strides since the declaration of independence. Kosovo deserves to take its rightful place in the international community, including the full…
02.22 / 19:20
inserbia.info
Kosovo Assembly President Kadri Veseli has published a photo on Twitter of himself in the company of US President Donald Trump. Veseli accompanied it with the following message: “I expressed my deep gratitude to President Trump over US support for Kosovo. We’re blessed with the alliance between our two peoples.” I expressed my deep gratitude…
02.22 / 19:20
inserbia.info
Serbia is asking that Oliver Ivanovic is set free “instantly and completely,” Office for Kosovo and Metohija Director Marko Djuric said on Wednesday. In a statement for Tanjug, Djuric described the Serb politician from northern Kosovo as “the last political prisoner in Europe.” “Ivanovic is a man who is behind bars only because he belongs…
02.22 / 19:20
inserbia.info
Serbian and Bosnian Serb leaders have agreed to maintain “daily communication” after the announcement of a revision of Bosnia’s genocide lawsuit against Serbia. The meeting between Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic, Serbian PM Aleksandar Vucic, Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serb representative in the tripartite body Mladen Ivanic, and Serb Republic (RS) President Milorad…
02.22 / 19:15
inserbia.info
Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic posthumously awarded the Order of the Serbian Flag of the First Degree to Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin for his assistance to Serbia in the United Nations. “We had sincere and unconditional support of the Russian Federation and, especially of the passed Ambassador Churkin, who helped us a lot, on the resolution…
02.22 / 19:15
inserbia.info
US President Donald Trump’s new security adviser in the past analyzed the war in Bosnia and NATO’s aggression against Yugoslavia, B92 reports. In a 2003 paper, HR McMaster, among other things, writes about the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina, to state: “In July 1995, the horror of Srebrenica, including the humiliating surrender of Dutch peacekeepers to the…
02.22 / 19:04
inserbia.info
The European Commission has established yet again an extreme imbalance in Bulgaria’s economy. The country remains among the 12 EU member-states which are subject to special monitoring. The bank sector has been stabilised but the legacy of weak supervision has not been overcome. Actions are still needed in order to remove the weaknesses of the financial sector revealed during the stress tests – including banking and non-banking supervision, and obstacles in the procedures for ins…
02.22 / 13:47
novinite.com
The Secretary General of the Interior Ministry Georgi Kostov will be dismissed, reported Interim Interior Minister Plamen Uzunov. The interim cabinet decided on Wednesday to ask President Rumen Radev to issue a decree for the dismissal of Kostov. “In the period 2015 – 2016, enough data was collected that he has exercised pressure on former and current employees in the Interior Ministry, thus, leading to their dismissal in a way that was not in accordance with official procedures. He bec…
02.22 / 13:10
novinite.com
Human rights organisation Amnesty International (AI) presented a section of its recently published global report, concerning Hungary, at a press conference on Wednesday. The ruling Fidesz party said Amnesty’s “attack” was only to be expected. Amnesty called Hungary the most “disappointing” in the European region from a human rights point of view, with the gravest problems arising from the country’s […] The post Amnesty International Slams…
02.22 / 12:52
hungarytoday.hu
Without cooperation between the United States and Russia, it will not be possible to face up to Europe’s security challenges effectively, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said in New York, where he is participating in a meeting of the United Nations Security Council. Szijjártó told MTI before a meeting with counterparts that he would analyse Europe’s post Cold-War situation and how […] The post The Solution Is Up To The Cooperation Of The US And Russia – Péter Szijjártó Said In …
02.22 / 12:33
hungarytoday.hu
There is no increased presence of NATO’s forces in the Black Sea, stated interim head of defence Vice Admiral Emil Eftimov. According to Eftimov, the focus right now is on training and exercises. “We focused on optimising training and exercises conducted in the Black Sea region. We do not perceive an escalation or reinforcement in that presence,” stated Eftimov. The Vice Admiral did not comment on the latest comments in political circles but underlined: “The actions of the Defence Minis…
02.22 / 12:22
novinite.com
Hungarian Defence Minister István Simicskó held talks with his Egyptian counterpart Sedki Sobhy Sayyid Ahmad in Budapest. They discussed deepening bilateral military relations and defence industry cooperation, as well as topical security policy issues including the migration crisis and the fight against terrorism. They agreed that cooperation was for the two countries a “common interest”. Simicskó said there was no […] The post Meeting Of Defence Ministers: Cooperation Between Egypt A…
02.22 / 10:43
hungarytoday.hu
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán welcomed the head of the Syriac Orthodox Church, Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, for a working lunch in Budapest. Their talks focussed on helping Mideastern Christians stay in their homeland and facilitating their return to the liberated areas, the prime minister’s press chief said. Orbán promised help in building university facilities in Syria and rebuilding destroyed […] The post Syriac Patriarch Visited Hungrian Political And Spiritual Leaders app…
02.22 / 10:20
hungarytoday.hu
Sofia City Court has given the go ahead for one of the trials against former Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev – the case for the MiG-29 fighter aircraft. Nenchev’s lawyer Petar Bozhkov stated that Nenchev is registered as a candidate-deputy and is the leader of a party due to which the trial may not start until the campaign is over. Nenchev himself pointed out that he does not mind the trial starting and the court took into consideration this statement, as well as the Prosecutor’s Office …
02.22 / 08:49
novinite.com
Vladimir Putin's spokesman said people should not believe newspaper reports as they could be fake…
02.22 / 01:02
europe.newsweek.com
Sasikala was one of the favorites to become chief minister of the Indian…
02.22 / 01:02
europe.newsweek.com