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Greece – Bulgaria alliance

By   /  31/07/2016  /  BG Business, BG Energy, BG Finance, BG Politics, Bulgaria, Business, Energy, Finance, GR Business, GR Energy, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greece – Bulgaria alliance

Athens, July 31, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Spiros Sideris For more than 20 months Alexis Tsipras “plowed” the world and met with leaders from both the West and the East. Russia, USA, China, Egypt, Iran, Israel, Cyprus Turkey were some of the countries he visited. He met, discussed, signed agreements and tried to change […]

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CoS refuses to suspend television licence tender

By   /  29/07/2016  /  Business, Culture, Finance, GR Business, GR Culture, GR Finance, GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on CoS refuses to suspend television licence tender

Athens, July 29, 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Spiros Sideris The Council of State on Friday threw out all the petitions submitted by Greek television channels asking for the suspension of a tender to allocate four national television broadcasting licences in Greece. It rejected the six petitions on the grounds that there were urgent […]

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Turkey’s foreign trade volume up in June

By   /  29/07/2016  /  Finance, TR Finance, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Turkey’s foreign trade volume up in June

Ankara, July 29, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency In the first 6 months of 2016 the trade deficit fell 16 pct year-on-year, says Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci Turkey’s exports in June rose 8.1 percent, and its trade deficit widened by 5 percent, following rising imports, according to data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) on Friday. […]

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RS and Serbia to cooperate against terrorism

By   /  29/07/2016  /  BA Social, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Headlines, RS Social, Serbia, Social  /  Comments Off on RS and Serbia to cooperate against terrorism

Banja Luka, July 29, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Mladen Dragojlovic The Ministers of Interior Affairs of RS and Serbia, Dragan Lukac and Nebojsa Stefanovic, agreed on Friday in Banja Luka that a closer cooperation in the battle against terrorism is necessary in the region and, therefore, it is essential that police agencies of RS […]

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Turkey’s responsibility ‘huge’ for crimes against humanity, says President of Missing Persons organization 

By   /  29/07/2016  /  CY Social, Cyprus, Social, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Turkey’s responsibility ‘huge’ for crimes against humanity, says President of Missing Persons organization 

Nicosia, July 29, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency The war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by the Turkish army in Cyprus are among the gravest crimes in international law, said Nicos Serghides, the President of the Organization of Relatives of Undeclared Prisoners and Missing Persons. He was speaking on Thursday, during an event to honor […]

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House FA Committee proposes meeting between Cyprus-Greece-Egypt-Israel on energy

By   /  29/07/2016  /  CY Energy, CY Politics, Cyprus, Energy, Politics  /  Comments Off on House FA Committee proposes meeting between Cyprus-Greece-Egypt-Israel on energy

Nicosia, July 29, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency A quadripartite meeting of the Parliamentary Committees of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus-Greece-Egypt and Israel on the issue of energy will be proposed by the Cyprus Committee, said on Friday Yiorgos Lillikas, Chairman of the Committee. The members of the Foreign Affairs Committee had a meeting today with the […]

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Cyprus records greatest EU annual drop in unemployment at 11.5% while GDP & inflation recover

By   /  29/07/2016  /  CY Finance, CY Social, Cyprus, Finance, Social  /  Comments Off on Cyprus records greatest EU annual drop in unemployment at 11.5% while GDP & inflation recover

Brussels, July 29, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Athanasios Athanasiou – CNA Unemployment in Cyprus dropped another 0.2 percentage point in June 2016 compared to May, descending from 11.9% to  11.7%. This, according to Eurostat means that another 1000 persons exited unemployment status in the course of the last month  (down to 47 000 total […]

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Ljubljana galleries attract more foreign visitors in summer

By   /  29/07/2016  /  Culture, SI Culture, Slovenia  /  Comments Off on Ljubljana galleries attract more foreign visitors in summer

Ljubljana, July 29, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency Galleries and museums in Ljubljana attract more foreign than domestic visitors during the summer as the locals try to get out of the city as much as possible. While the National Gallery and the Museum of Modern Art are classics, the City Museum is all the rage this […]

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Kosovo is marking a solid economic growth, says PM Mustafa

By   /  29/07/2016  /  Finance, Kosovo, XK Finance  /  Comments Off on Kosovo is marking a solid economic growth, says PM Mustafa

Pristina, 29 July 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Prime Minister of Kosovo, Isa Mustafa has received today the head of the World Bank office in Kosovo, Marco Mantovanelli and discussed with him joint projects concerning sustainable economic growth and the opening of new jobs. Prime Minister Mustafa talked about the government’s priorities, stressing […]

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Travellers advised to stay clear off NW Slovenia during Putin visit

By   /  29/07/2016  /  SI Social, Slovenia  /  Comments Off on Travellers advised to stay clear off NW Slovenia during Putin visit

Ljubljana, July 29, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency The police, motorway company DARS and the AMZS automotive club confirmed on Thursday extensive movement and traffic restrictions during Saturday’s visit to Slovenia by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Notably, the Karavanke tunnel leading into Austria is expected to be closed at around 11 AM for an as yet […]

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