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1 hr ago | Light Reading

Orange: NFV Is the Green Data Center Choice

NFV & the Data Center -- Virtualization can make data centers a lot more dynamic, but an added benefit is it's also the greenest choice for an operator, according to Orange Silicon Valley's senior research scientist. Speaking here on Tuesday, Christos Kolias, a senior research scientist at Orange Silicon Valley , explained how NFV can bring the most energy efficiency to a data center, which is a top consideration in these massive, power-hungry facilities.

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3 hrs ago | Planetizen

The Cost of 'Cool'

Thomas Rogers writes of the "Life and Death of a 'Cool' City," using the example of Berlin and the many "new Berlins" that have endeavored to follow its lead as the next big thing in Europe. "Lately, 'new Berlin' has become shorthand for an under-visited European city that is cheap, fun, and up-and-coming," writes Rogers.

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7 hrs ago | AlertNet

Kosovo makes arrests in new push to stem flow of fighters to Syria, Iraq

Police in Kosovo arrested 15 people on Wednesday, including a number of imams, in the second major operation in weeks to stem the flow of young ethnic Albanians joining Islamist fighters in Iraq and Syria, a police source said. Local media reported that an influential imam of the Grand Mosque in the capital, Pristina, was among those arrested, as was the leader of an Islamic-rooted political party.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Reuters

Serbia lines up banks for potential bond issue - sources

The Republic of Serbia has lined up a handful of banks including Barclays, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan and UniCredit for a potential Eurobond, according to market sources. However, Branko Drcelic, director in the public debt administration division of Serbia's ministry of finance told IFR by email: "In this moment there is no mandate."

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AlertNet

Balkans hit by fresh flooding; three dead

One person died in Serbia and authorities scrambled to evacuate hundreds of people from villages threatened by rising rivers, officials said on Tuesday, in scenes recalling the devastating May flooding that killed dozens. The Serbian government has declared a state of emergency in three eastern municipalities along the River Danube - Kladovo, Negotin and Majdanpek - after several days of heavy rainfall.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Towleroad

Three Arrested in Attack That Left German Gay Rights Activist in Critical Condition: VIDEO

A 27-year-old German gay rights activist who was attending a LGBT conference in Belgrade, Serbia is in critical condition after sustaining "life threatening" injuries from an attack Saturday. Dusan Jovanovic, deputy director of the hospital where the man is being treated, said the man [whose name has not yet been released] has undergone surgery but is still in a "serious condition".

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, World News

Sat Sep 13, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

German gay rights activist beaten in Belgrade

State police say one trooper was fatally shot and another was injured when they were ambushed outside a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania. A search is underway for the suspect or suspects.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, World News, Activism, Education Etc.

Asbury Park Press

German gay rights activist beaten in BelgradeGerman gay rights...

Serbian police say a German man who has taken part in a gay rights conference has been severely beaten in downtown Belgrade and has been hospitalized with life threatening brain injuries.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Hispanic Business

NBG Central Bank Mandatory Reserves Coverage in Serbia

The coverage is for a period of up to three years against the risk of expropriation of funds for mandatory reserves held by these subsidiaries. . NBG s subsidiary banks abroad are required to maintain mandatory reserves at the central banks in their respective jurisdictions, generally based on the volume of customer deposits that these subsidiaries hold.

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Kosova Live

Remains repatriated from Raska, Serbia

Additional evidentiary material and other documentation were also received. The remains will be transported to the DFM Headquarters in Pristina, where the human identification work will be carried out.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Boise Weekly

Brown Bag Lecture: Ambassador Ugljesa Zvekic of Serbia

Ugljesa Zvekic is significant. The permanent representative and ambassador for the Republic of Serbia to the United Nations, and representative of other international organizations in Geneva between 2009 and 2013, Zvekic is set to deliver an address about the history of the Balkans at noon Friday, Sept.

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Motor Trend

Serbian Factory Temporarily Halts Fiat 500L Production

According to Reuters , Serbian media reported the plant in Kragujevac was putting the brakes on the 500L production from September 5 to September 9. However, the company hasn't yet confirmed those dates or revealed when production would pick back up again, but it did confirm that the 500L production was indeed stopped. "The causes of this temporary setback are external and related to situation in the European and global automotive markets," the company said in the statement.

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Related Topix: World News, Coupe, Volkswagen GTI, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Autos

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Business Journal

Esmark still eyeing former U.S. Steel facility in Serbia

Sewickley-based Esmark Inc. is still in talks to purchase United States Steel Corp.'s former operations in Serbia, the company confirmed Tuesday. Sewickley-based Esmark Inc. is still in talks to purchase United States Steel Corp.'s former operations in Serbia, the company confirmed Tuesday.

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TrekEarth

Fontana Slobode

FONTANA SLOBODE Fontana slobode nalazi se na prostoru ispred zgrade SO Paracin. Fontana je simbol bratstva i jedinstva jugoslovenskih naroda.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

SETimes news

EU, region to work together towards accession

The recent EU conference in Berlin showed that the Union will work to get the Balkans as part of Europe, officials said. The Balkan states all have a "European perspective," German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on August 28th at the Western Balkan Conference that ended with optimism for the region's EU integration.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Kosovo, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Greece

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Serbia caught in middle over Ukraine

In this photo taken Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, a graffiti that shows a picture of Russian President Vladimir Putin defaced with a Nazi swastika and text reading: "Communism is coming", on the wall in downtown Belgrade, Serbia. Serbia, caught in the middle of Moscow's row with the European Union and the United States over the crisis in Ukraine, is suddenly being confronted with a hard choice: continue on its proclaimed course toward the EU, or give up that goal and seek even closer ties with its traditional Slavic ally Russia.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Serbia caught in middle over Ukraine

In this photo taken Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, a woman smokes as she has a drink at the "Putin Caffe" in Novi Sad, Serbia. Serbia, caught in the middle of Moscow's row with the European Union and the United States over the crisis in Ukraine, is suddenly being confronted with a hard choice: continue on its proclaimed course toward the EU, or give up that goal and seek even closer ties with its traditional Slavic ally Russia.

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MassLive.com

Serbia caught in middle over Ukraine

In this photo taken Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, a graffiti that shows a picture of Russian President Vladimir Putin defaced with a Nazi swastika and text reading: "Communism is coming", on the wall in downtown Belgrade, Serbia. Serbia, caught in the middle of Moscow's row with the European Union and the United States over the crisis in Ukraine, is suddenly being confronted with a hard choice: continue on its proclaimed course toward the EU, or give up that goal and seek even closer ties with its traditional Slavic ally Russia.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin,

Sat Sep 06, 2014

The Morning Call

Penn's Peak near Jim Thorpe offering for buy-one, get-one tickets for show

Seeing Serbian blues guitarist and singer Ana Popovic at Penn's Peak near Jim Thorpe on Sept. 12 will be a great time.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Jalopnik

What's Your Worst Bus Horror Story?

As was firmly established earlier today , bus drivers are all nihilists, and bus transport is quite possibly the worst kind of public transportation, anywhere.

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Related Topix: World News, Travel, Montenegro Travel, Europe Travel, Europe, Kosovo, Autos

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