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Venizelos – Çavuşoğlu agreed that they disagree on the issue of mining in the Cyprus EEZ

By   /  29/11/2014  /  CY Energy, CY Politics, Cyprus, Energy, GR Energy, GR Politics, Greece, Headlines, Politics, TR Energy, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Venizelos – Çavuşoğlu agreed that they disagree on the issue of mining in the Cyprus EEZ

  By Manolis Kostidis – Ankara The divergence of views on the Cyprus issue and the extraction of natural gas in the Mediterranean, appeared once again between Ankara and Athens with the Greek Foreign Minister’s Evangelos Venizelos visit to the turkish capital, where he met with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Çavuşoğlu. After the meeting, the […]

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Weekly review: all the President’s men

By   /  29/11/2014  /  Headlines, Politics, RO Politics, Romania  /  Comments Off on Weekly review: all the President’s men

  By Daniel Stroe – Bucharest Two weeks only after Klaus Iohannis won the presidential runoff on November 16, the new elected head of state is apparently striving to put together a team of advisers who will assist him in delivering on the enormous expectations voters have from him. But their confidence was a bit […]

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Slovenia adopts emergency flood relief measures

By   /  29/11/2014  /  SI Social, Slovenia, Social  /  Comments Off on Slovenia adopts emergency flood relief measures

  Review Hari Stefanatos Slovenian government adopted on Thursday a number of measures aimed at mending the damage caused by the floods and prevent such a situation from happening in the future.  Environment and Spatial Planning Minister Irena Majcen said that works will start immediately and the cost will be in the region of EUR […]

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Pope Francis on rare Turkey visit

By   /  28/11/2014  /  Culture, Headlines, Politics, Social, TR Culture, TR Politics, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Pope Francis on rare Turkey visit

  The Pope to visit the Ecumenical Patriarchate and meet with Patriarch Bartholomew today Pope Francis visited Erdogan’s palace in a modest car Pope Francis: “May god always watch over Turkey” By Manolis Kostidis – Ankara Pope Francis began his three-day visit to Turkey and the Ecumenical Patriarchate, in order to promote religious dialogue. “I […]

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Bulgaria’s MRF party expels two MPs from parliamentary group over preferential vote

By   /  28/11/2014  /  BG Politics, Bulgaria, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bulgaria’s MRF party expels two MPs from parliamentary group over preferential vote

  Bulgaria’s Movement for Rights and Freedoms, the third-largest party in the National Assembly, said on November 26 that it had expelled two MPs from its parliamentary group after they declined to relinquish their seats as part of a “gentleman’s agreement”. The party said that the two, former Isperih mayor Günay Hyusmen and Musa Palev, […]

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Bulgaria will not buy new jet fighters before 2017

By   /  28/11/2014  /  BG Politics, Bulgaria, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bulgaria will not buy new jet fighters before 2017

  The saga of Bulgaria’s long-delayed purchase of new military jet fighters to meet Nato requirements is set to continue unresolved for a few more years because the state will give no investment loans or state guarantees for large projects before 2017. This has emerged from a transcript of the Bulgarian cabinet’s November 26 meeting, […]

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EC agrees billion euro for employment and social inclusion in Bulgaria

By   /  28/11/2014  /  BG Business, BG Social, Bulgaria, Business, Social  /  Comments Off on EC agrees billion euro for employment and social inclusion in Bulgaria

  The European Commission adopted on November 28 the Bulgarian human resource development operational programme that envisages spending more than a billion euro on creating jobs and strengthening social cohesion in the country, the EC said. The programme covers the implementation of the European Social Fund (ESF) in the period 2014-2020. This programme outlines the […]

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Inzko ready to intervene

By   /  28/11/2014  /  BA Politics, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Inzko ready to intervene

  By Mladen Dragojlovic – Banja Luka International community High representative in BiH, Valentin Inzko, said on Friday that he is ready to intervene if the leaders of political parties in BiH fail to establish government institutions in deadlines defined by the law. “I will call a meeting if they fail to meet the deadlines. […]

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Djukanovic: Sanctions against Russia are wrong

By   /  28/11/2014  /  Business, Headlines, ME Business, ME Politics, Montenegro, Politics  /  Comments Off on Djukanovic: Sanctions against Russia are wrong

  By Adnan Prekic – Podgorica Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic said sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine are “the wrong way to go. Economies of both sides are affected”, Djukanovic told the Austrian news agency APA despite the fact that his country joined the European sanctions against Russia. “Both sides should make […]

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To open or not to open classified files, this is the question!

By   /  28/11/2014  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on To open or not to open classified files, this is the question!

IBNA Special Report Tirana, November 28, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency By Edison Kurani In the celebrations taking place for the 70th anniversary of liberation, the Albanian PM announced a total opening of the classified files belonging to the communist regime. This is the first time that a senior state official announced the opening of all […]

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