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Romania TV to Restart Broadcasts to Moldova 27 Aug 2013 | 11:56 am
After a six-year gap, and as ties between the neighbours improve, Romania's public television is to resume broadcasts to Moldova.
Hidden Debt Fuels Worries About Albania's Finances 27 Aug 2013 | 11:13 am
A partial audit of Albania's finances suggests that the country’s public debt is much higher than official figures show.
UN ‘Failed to Probe Murders of Kosovo Serbs’ 27 Aug 2013 | 10:56 am
Rights group Amnesty International has criticised the UN mission in Kosovo for allegedly failing to investigate the abductions and killings of Kosovo Serbs after the 1998-99 conflict.
Brussels Threatens Croatia Over Arrest Warrants 27 Aug 2013 | 10:40 am
The European Commission has warned of unspecified action against Croatia after Zagreb failed to say when it would harmonise its law on European arrest warrants with EU legislation.
Bosnia Puts WW2 Bomb Out of Harm's Way 27 Aug 2013 | 08:51 am
A bomb dropped in World War II, found in Sarajevo during construction work, was safely removed from a residential area on Monday and destroyed.
Albanian-Run Racketeering Gang Arrested in US 27 Aug 2013 | 08:43 am
An Albanian-run gang of nine, allegedly involved in loan-sharking and illegal gambling, were arrested last week and are expected to appear this week before a court in Philadelphia.
Albania's New Leaders Slam Port Privatisation Deal 26 Aug 2013 | 02:01 pm
The Socialist Party, which won June’s parliamentary elections, promised to reverse a decision by the outgoing centre-right government to privatise the ferry terminal in the port of Durres.
Kosovo Ballot Paper Row Hits Deadlock 26 Aug 2013 | 01:00 pm
Ahead of the upcoming Pristina-Belgrade meeting in Brussels, disagreements persist over the logo to be printed on the ballots for the November local elections in Kosovo.
Tito's Widow Hospitalised After Heart Attack 26 Aug 2013 | 11:51 am
Jovanka Broz, widow of the former Yugoslav communist leader Josip Broz Tito, is now recovering in hospital in Serbia after suffering a minor heart attack.
Romanian PM Agrees New Transport Minister 26 Aug 2013 | 11:11 am
After disagreements inside the ruling coalition, Prime Minister Victor Ponta has finally accepted the nomination of Ramona Manescu as the country’s transport chief.