Yugoslavia Current Affairs, GK & News
The 18th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) 2019 is being held at Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan from 25-26 October 2019. The NAM was established in 1961 in Belgrade, Yugoslavia through an initiative of the Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and the Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito. It was ..
Category: Summits and Conferences
Topics: Awards • Jawaharlal Nehru • Josip Broz Tito • Non-Aligned Movement • Orders of chivalry • Orders, decorations, and medals • Park of Friendship, New Belgrade • Yugoslavia • Yugoslavia and the Non-Aligned Movement
President Ram Nath Kovind has been honoured with Croatia’s highest civilian award the Grand Order of the King of Tomislav. The Indian President was honoured during his visit to Croatia to strengthen the bilateral ties. Croatia’s highest civilian award the Grand Order of the King of Tomislav is awarded to heads of state for their ..
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: Balkan Peninsula • Council of Europe • Croatia • EU • European Union • Grand Order of the King of Tomislav • NATO • Ram Nath Kovind • UN • United Nations • World Trade Organization • WTO • Yugoslavia • Zagreb
The Parliament of Macedonia has passed the resolution to amend the constitution of the country to rename it as the Republic of Northern Macedonia. The opposition parties had boycotted the vote and the proposal narrowly got the two-thirds majority vote required for the constitutional amendment. The renaming is in line with a landmark agreement with Greece to end ..
Topics: Alexander the Great • EU • Greece • Macedonia • NATO • Parliament of Macedonia • Prespa Agreement • Republic of Macedonia • Republic of Northern Macedonia • the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia • United Nations • Yugoslavia
Croatia’s first female President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic was sworn in on 15 February 2015. She is Croatia’s fourth president since its independence from Yugoslavia in 1991. The Croatian president has a largely ceremonial role and has term a five-year term. In January 2015 election run-off, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic had narrowly defeated her left-wing predecessor Ivo Josipovic. In this election ..