Belgrade is considering setting up a regular railway line to the Serbian enclave in Kosovska Mitrovica, said Marko Djuric, head of the Serbian government office for Kosovo, on Saturday. The move sparked outrage in the mostly Albanian-populated Kosovo, as the outside of the cars is painted in Serbian national colors and bears the slogan “Kosovo is Serbian” in 21 languages. Source Deutsche Welle
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The anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats have overtaken the center-right Moderates and are the second most popular party in the Nordic country, polls showed this week. The party got 19.2 percent support in a poll published on Thursday by Novus for Swedish Television. Source: Reuters
“In a society where ageing is growing, savings — including capital invested abroad –- will fall as pensioners use that to finance their consumption in Germany,” it said. “This will probably reduce the current account surplus and could even turn it into a deficit.” Source: Reuters
Hundreds of supporters of the United Patriots coalition blocked border checkpoints between Bulgaria and Turkey for several hours on March 21 in a bid to prevent “electoral tourism”. Sofia has several times criticised what it says is interference in the election by Turkish officials. Source: Bneintellinews