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France, Italy Get EU Warning Over Debt Level, Spending Plans

Budget plans by Italy, France and four other euro-area countries risk violating the European Union's spending rules, the bloc's executive arm said, while it delivered a warning to Rome about high government debt. In a set of assessments presented by the European Commission as part of the euro area's

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Slovenian final roster for WC Qualifiers without EuroLeague players

Zoran Dragic, who heads to Anadolu Efes, Edo Muric and Jurij Macura were removed from the final list, as they all are EuroLeague players. Blaz Mahkovic was called to fill Slovenia's list. The other players are Jaka Blazic, Vlatko Cancar, Ziga Dimec, Gregor Hrovat, Miha Lapornik, Klemen Prepelic, Mat


The 1990s Balkan wars in key dates

Belgrade (AFP) - Ahead of the judgement Wednesday of Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic, here is a timeline of the 1990s Balkans conflicts that tore apart the former Yugoslavia. - Bickering after Tito dies - Communist Yugoslavia, which emerged shortly after the end of World War II, was made up of


An International Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference will take place in Slovenia!

Blockchain business in Slovenia: laws, opportunities, and prospects. How beneficial is the country's environment for investors and startup organizers? Is this ecosystem developed, and what do the laws say? These issues will be revealed by speakers of Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Slovenia. Among t


Croatia's Acclaimed PERFORATIONS FESTIVAL Opens Tonight at La MaMa

Croatia's acclaimed Perforations Festival returns to New York November 17 to 26 with a diverse slate of genre-blurring performances by artists from Central and Eastern Europe. The 2017 festival will feature seven productions over ten days including U.S. premieres by Bruno Isakovic? and Mia Zalukar,


Culture yields to reality for some Westmoreland County ethnic clubs

Updated 4 minutes ago The Croatians of Yukon have found that serving Mexican food is one way to keep their own culture alive. "Taco Tuesdays" still bring people in to the Croatian Fraternal Union, Lodge 432, but officers worry that the club is going the way of the Eastern European communities tha


Merkel's conservatives offer Greens compromise to salvage talks

Berlin: Germany's would-be coalition partners resumed talks on Friday after all-night negotiations failed to produce a breakthrough, with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives saying they would compromise further on climate change policies to secure a deal. The conservatives, the pro-business Fre


Kings fall to Bruins as losing streak reaches 4 in a row

Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick makes a glove-save during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak, left, of the Czech Republic, and Los Angeles Kings right wi


Tourist arrivals to Europe grew by 8 per cent during 2017

According to a report of the European Travel Commission, during the first eight months of the year international tourist arrivals to Europe grew by eight per cent over the same period in 2016. Healthy growth is good news for Europe's tourism industry, which has suffered from the effects of several a


Survey reveals young people more likely to support universal basic income, but it's not a left-right thing

Preliminary analysis of a European-wide survey has found young people are more in favour of introducing a universal income than their older peers. Support for such a scheme also varies considerably across Europe, with Russians the most supportive and many Scandinavians the least. The main idea behin


OMV Joins E-Mobility Joint Venture Ionity

OMV AG (OMV.VI) said Friday that it has become a partner in Ionity, a new joint venture formed to build a network of charging stations for electric vehicles in Europe. Continue Reading Below The oil-and-gas company's role in Ionity will consist of building charging stations in Austria, the Czech Re


Croatia eyes solar power in bid to curb energy imports

ZAGREB, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Thanks to its exposure to the Mediterranean sun and the pristine Adriatic Sea, Croatia secures almost 20 percent of its gross domestic product from tourism - but in stark contrast, it has practically neglected electricity production from solar power. The government is dra


Cymatic Sessions celebrates with a set from Aney F

Aney F is embarking on his first North American tour, and it includes a gig for the local Cymatic Sessions' three-year anniversary party. With over a decade's experience behind the decks, he recently opened up for Richie Hawtin at a sold-out Halloween show in Aney F's native Slovenia, and he'll brin


From Slovenia, Jan Cvitkovi's The Basics of Killing: "We are all alone in capitalist society, especially when things go wrong"

The Basics of Killing, written and directed by Jan Cvitkovi, was one of the highlights at this year's Cottbus Festival of Eastern European Cinema (November 1-6). The "basics of killing" are the social measures and pressures that can destroy the lives of entire families in a short time. As Cvitkovi p


Southgate believes young England players changing supporters' minds

Gareth Southgate will continue to trust in youth after seeing a fresh-faced England begin the process of reclaiming public affection. Southgate sped up his evolution of the Three Lions squad this month, handing out six debuts as his side recorded successive 0-0 draws against the world's top two side


Revealed! The best- and worst-case World Cup draws for England at World Cup 2018

The Three Lions will be picked from Pot 2 for the draw that will take place on December 1 - but what does that actually mean in reality? World Cup draws haven't always been kind to England. At the last tournament in Brazil, the Three Lions were again unseeded and placed in a group with Italy, Urugu


Fight! It’s the EU agency free-for-all

Brussels wanted keep the race for Brexit’s biggest spoils from turning into a feeding-frenzy for self-interested member countries. It failed. The race to host the European Medicines Agency and the European Banking Authority has turned — as with so many such high-profile decisions in the EU — into a


Gucci Launches E-Store in UAE, Saudi Arabia

Gucci on Wednesday launched the Arabic version of its e-commerce site in the United Arab Emirates, and an English and Arabic version in Saudi Arabia, carrying the brand's full collection, from handbags and shoes to ready-to-wear and accessories. The addition of Arabic to the UAE e-commerce website b


World Cup woe: Ten top players who will miss football's biggest tournament

Peru qualified for the 2018 World Cup on Thursday, becoming the last team to make the list of 32. FourFourTwo lists ten footballing superstars who have not been so lucky with their national sides and will miss out on the trip to Russia next year... Arjen Robben - Netherlands The experienced winger a


Broadcaster CME says watchdog has blocked sale of Croatian station

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Croatia's watchdog has rejected broadcaster Central European Media Enterprise's proposal to sell its Croatian operation to a unit of United Group, CME said on Thursday. CME, whose main shareholder is Time Warner (TWX.N), said it was evaluating its options. United Group, majority