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Happy New Year!!!

By   /  31/12/2016  /  Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Greece, Kosovo, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Happy New Year!!!

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Dodik the media star

By   /  30/12/2016  /  BA Politics, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Dodik the media star

The last days of this year in BiH are, obviously, reserved for RS president, Milorad Dodik, and a number of events with him in leading role. After all attempts to convince all citizens that he is a “big face” in BiH as the only one who received invitation on US president, Donald Trump, inauguration, Dodik […]

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Athens, Nicosia joint actions before Geneva

By   /  30/12/2016  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Athens, Nicosia joint actions before Geneva

The Prime Minister met at the Maximos Mansion today with the president of the Republic of Cyprus to discuss the prospects of upcoming negotiations in Geneva. The talks were characterized as substantial, creative and highly constructive by the spokesman for the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulidis. “Very specific decisions were made that will be immediately […]

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Anastasiades – Tsipras hold meeting in Athens to discuss developments in Cyprus problem

By   /  30/12/2016  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Anastasiades – Tsipras hold meeting in Athens to discuss developments in Cyprus problem

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, and the Prime Minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, had a meeting today, in Athens, in the presence of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the two countries, Ioannis Kasoulides and Nikos Kotzias, in the framework of the continuous coordination between Greece and Cyprus on the Cyprus problem. In this […]

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Businessman gets back to Serbia after 11 years

By   /  30/12/2016  /  Business, Headlines, Politics, RS Business, RS Politics, Serbia  /  Comments Off on Businessman gets back to Serbia after 11 years

After 11 years spent in the Russian Federation, businessman Bogoljub Karic arrived in Belgrade today; in the meantime, due to statute of limitations or lack of evidence, all investigation against former owner of a telecommunication company, television and bank have in the meantime seized, and this in addition to an Interpol warrant. At the Belgrade […]

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Bulgaria’s December 2016 business climate unchanged from November – poll

By   /  30/12/2016  /  BG Business, Bulgaria, Business, Headlines  /  Comments Off on Bulgaria’s December 2016 business climate unchanged from November – poll

A regular poll by Bulgaria’s National Statistical Institute (NSI) has found views of the country’s business climate in December largely unchanged compared with the previous month. In 2016, the NSI surveys found improvements in business sentiment in Bulgaria in January, February and March, a drop in April, and gains in May and June, followed by […]

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The main developments in Albania for 2016

By   /  30/12/2016  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on The main developments in Albania for 2016

By Edison Kurani The most debated issues during 2016 in Albania will be carried forward to 2017. These issues were drugs and the justice system. The first one is seen as a serious problem with long-term consequences. The second one is seen as a wound which is causing a number of problems for the country […]

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Government takes action to guarantee budget execution

By   /  29/12/2016  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government takes action to guarantee budget execution

Greece’s deputy Finance Minister, Giorgos Houliarakis, issued a circular Thursday providing directions and guidelines to cabinet members in order for the government to stay within the fiscal limits defined by the 2017 State Budget. Houliarakis – one of the key ministers who participates in direct talks with Greece’s international creditors – urged other cabinet members […]

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Tsipras launches counterattack with regional tour

By   /  29/12/2016  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tsipras launches counterattack with regional tour

The Greek government has launched a counterattack and is using the regional visits undertaken by the Greek Prime Minister and Cabinet members as the spearhead. According to Athens News Agency (ANA) information, the Greek Prime Minister is planning several visits to various regions of the country in January. Just yesterday and today fifteen members of […]

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Greece: November sees 593% increase in asylum requests

By   /  29/12/2016  /  GR Social, Greece, Social  /  Comments Off on Greece: November sees 593% increase in asylum requests

There was a 593%  increase in asylum requests in Greece during November 2016, compared with a monthly average of 2015, according to data from the Greek Asylum Service. Specifically, in November 7,625 requests were filed, while in 2015 an average of 1,100 requests were filed per month. This increase is even higher in women (932.7%) […]

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