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Comments caused panic to depositors in Cyprus

By   /  30/08/2014  /  CY Finance, CY Politics, CY Social, Cyprus, Finance, Headlines, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Comments caused panic to depositors in Cyprus

  By Kyriacos Kyriacou-Nicosia Warnings that a rejection of the foreclosures bill by Parliament could lead the Cyprus economy “back to March 2013” and possibly a new haircut on deposits has caused panic among depositors. Local newspaper Phileleftheros reported that that approximately €60 million of deposits were withdrawn from local banks in a single day […]

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Independent Democratic MPs demand Nikolopoulos’ resignation

By   /  30/08/2014  /  GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Independent Democratic MPs demand Nikolopoulos’ resignation

  By Spiros Sideris – Athens The resignation of MP Nikos Nikolopoulos from the Parliamentary Group demand the Independent Democrats MPs, after the outrageous comment made on social media on the personal life of the Prime Minister of Luxembourg. In a statement issued yesterday they say: “The Independent Democratic MPs condemn the unacceptable, abusive, racist […]

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Opinion polls give SYRIZA 8 points lead over New Democracy

By   /  30/08/2014  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Opinion polls give SYRIZA 8 points lead over New Democracy

  By Spiros Sideris – Athens Latest opinion polls, conducted by the company Palmos Analysis, give SYRIZA an 8 point lead in voting intention, while there is a significant drop to New Democracy’s rates and very low rates for PASOK and “River”. According to the new figures, the New Democracy gathers 17.7% in voting intention, […]

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Cyprus: Unemployment drops in July for fourth consecutive month

By   /  30/08/2014  /  CY Social, Cyprus, Social  /  Comments Off on Cyprus: Unemployment drops in July for fourth consecutive month

  Review Hari Stefanatos Unemployment in Cyprus has registered a drop for another month, according to official figures from Eurostat. The unemployment rate in July 2013 was 1.2% lower compared to July last year, according to data released today by Eurostat, which noted that this is the fourth consecutive monthly decline rates for Cyprus. This […]

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Kouvelis: “I have not received a proposal for the Presidency of the Republic”

By   /  30/08/2014  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Kouvelis: “I have not received a proposal for the Presidency of the Republic”

  By Spiros Sideris – Athens Fotis Kouvelis has neither been inquired nor has he received a proposal to be a candidate for the Presidency of the Republic, as he assured, according to reliable information from members of the Executive Committee of DIMAR and the Parliamentary Group of the Party. Reports from AMNA say that […]

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Weekly review: let the mayors come to me!

By   /  30/08/2014  /  Headlines, Politics, RO Politics, Romania  /  Comments Off on Weekly review: let the mayors come to me!

  By Daniel Stroe – Bucharest When a Romanian politician bumps into a problem he definitely fixes it…his own way. Meaning he goes across lots and, irrespective of the means, he gets the problem solved. This is what the Romanian PM has done this week, passing an emergency ordinance which allows mayors and other local […]

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Foreign Minister Hoxhaj at UNO: Serbia must respect the agreements

By   /  30/08/2014  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Foreign Minister Hoxhaj at UNO: Serbia must respect the agreements

IBNA Special Report Pristina, August 30, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota In his speech at the UN Security Council, the Foreign Minister of Kosovo, Enver Hoxhaj has demanded from Serbia to respect the agreements achieved so far and not to encourage the destabilization of the situation in the north of the country, mentioning […]

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The key to the resolution of FYROM name issue not in Athens

By   /  30/08/2014  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, GR Politics, Greece, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on The key to the resolution of FYROM name issue not in Athens

  By Spiros Sideris – Athens The “key” for a substantial development in the FYROM name issue is not in Athens, as was pointed out by Foreign Ministry spokesman Kostas Koutras, responding to a question about the joint communiqué of the Berlin Conference on the Western Balkans. “Greece supports the negotiation process mediated by the […]

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Romania pleads for NATO rotating troops in the Black Sea to discourage a “sick man’s ideas”

By   /  29/08/2014  /  Headlines, Politics, RO Politics, Romania  /  Comments Off on Romania pleads for NATO rotating troops in the Black Sea to discourage a “sick man’s ideas”

  By Daniel Stroe – Bucharest Romanian President Traian Basescu has today delivered a firm speech before the country’s ambassadors attending the annual meeting of diplomacy and called for firmer sanctions against Russia while urging NATO to rotate high capabilities ships in the Black Sea that “can discourage the ideas of a sick man who […]

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Davutoglu retains Erdogan’s Cabinet

By   /  29/08/2014  /  Headlines, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Davutoglu retains Erdogan’s Cabinet

  Changes in the cabinet were small and necessary By Manolis Kostidis – Ankara A few hours after receiving the mandate from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to form a new government, Prime Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu announced the new cabinet. No major changes have been done in the cabinet, since Davutoglu seems to have […]

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