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Turkish court arrests Diyarbakır co-mayors

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A court in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır arrested Gültan Kışanak and Fırat Anlı, the co-mayors of the province, late on Oct. 30 following their detention last week in the latest blow to opposition movements in Turkey. The Diyarbakır Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office charged Kışanak with “being a member of an armed terrorist group,” while […]

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Cyprus: Revenue from tourism increases by 9.4% in August

By   /  31/10/2016  /  Business, CY Business, CY Finance, Cyprus, Finance  /  Comments Off on Cyprus: Revenue from tourism increases by 9.4% in August

Revenue from tourism increased by 9.4% in August 2016 and reached €392.2 mln, compared to €358.5 mln in the corresponding month of the previous year, according to Passenger Survey results. The data published Monday by the Statistical Service also show that for the period January – August 2016, revenue from tourism is estimated at €1,625.6 […]

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Deputy PM Borc: Romania draws less FDI than other countries in the region

By   /  31/10/2016  /  Business, Finance, RO Business, RO Finance, Romania  /  Comments Off on Deputy PM Borc: Romania draws less FDI than other countries in the region

Romania’s situation in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) is worse than in neighboring countries, Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Costin Borc warned on Monday, attending a debate about territorial development, agerpres.ro informs. “It’s important not to fall into false targets now, during the electoral campaign. It’s very easy to launch some slogans that sound […]

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Romania’s Ambassador in Chisinau: Regardless who will be president in Moldova, Romania wants fair relations

By   /  31/10/2016  /  Politics, RO Politics, Romania  /  Comments Off on Romania’s Ambassador in Chisinau: Regardless who will be president in Moldova, Romania wants fair relations

According to AGERPRES special correspondent Ionut Mares, regardless of who will be the democratically elected president of the Republic of Moldova, Romania will want to have ‘fair’ and ‘of principle’ relations, based on which we can consolidate cooperation, Romania’s Ambassador in Chisinau Daniel Ionita said in an interview to AGERPRES on Monday, one day after […]

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Number of employed persons in Croatia in September down 0.8%

By   /  31/10/2016  /  Croatia, HR Social, Social  /  Comments Off on Number of employed persons in Croatia in September down 0.8%

A total of 1,401,783 people in Croatia were in gainful employment at the end of September 2016, which was 0.8% fewer than at the end of August 2016, according to initial data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (DZS) on Monday. The number of employed persons was down for the second month in a […]

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Turkish President Erdogan (Again) Coming to Croatia?

By   /  31/10/2016  /  Croatia, HR Politics, HR Social, Politics, TR Politics, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Turkish President Erdogan (Again) Coming to Croatia?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan could be among guests at the ceremony which will mark the beginning of construction of a mosque and Islamic cultural centre in Sisak. It would be his second visit to Croatia in just a year, after the Turkish President in April attended the ceremony marking the centenary of the official […]

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Prime Minister Plenković Insists Tax Reform Will Not Be Delayed

By   /  31/10/2016  /  Croatia, Finance, HR Finance, HR Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Plenković Insists Tax Reform Will Not Be Delayed

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković visited on Monday, together with other high-ranking government official, the Mirogoj cemetery in Zagreb on the occasion of All Saints’ Day which is on Tuesday. After the visit, he spoke to reporters and commented on the proposed tax reform and other issues. He said that tax reform had no alternative, […]

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State BiH Court announces new rulings for BiH citizens who fought in Syria on the side of ISIS

By   /  31/10/2016  /  BA Social, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Headlines, Social  /  Comments Off on State BiH Court announces new rulings for BiH citizens who fought in Syria on the side of ISIS

State BiH Court sentenced seven defendants to a total of 12 years and five months in prison for participation in ISIL forces in Syria and the illegal possession of weapons or explosive substances. According to Court decision, Enes Mesic has been sentenced to three years in prison due to participation in the war in Syria. […]

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FM Kasoulides met with Russian counterpart Lavrov in Moscow

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Ioannis Kasoulides, met today, in the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with his counterpart, Mr Sergey Lavrov, in the framework of his visit to Russia. The two Ministers, inter alia, discussed the bilateral relations, the developments on the Cyprus problem and the situation in Syria. Following their meeting, Ministers […]

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Transport Minister pays visits to Hong Kong and Shanghai to promote Cyprus as shipping hub

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The Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Mr Marios Demetriades, accompanied by Officers from the Department of Merchant Shipping, is paying visits to Hong Kong and Shanghai, on 29 October until 5 November 2016, on the occasion of seminars being organized by the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) entitled “Investment Opportunities in Cyprus”. […]

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