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New government in FYROM ready to be formalized

By   /  24/03/2017  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Politics, Politics  /  No Comments

SDSM (Macedonian Social Democratic Union), BDI (Democratic Union for Integration) and Alliance for Albanians are ready to form a new government in FYROM. The head of the cabinet will be the leader of SDSM, Zoran Zaev. The leader of this party, Zaev, said that the three parties have agreed on a joint government coalition. According […]

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Bulgarian voters from Turkey divert via Greece as ‘patriots’ again protest at Turkish border

By   /  24/03/2017  /  BG Politics, BG Social, Bulgaria, Politics, Social, TR Politics, TR Social, Turkey  /  No Comments

  Bulgarian passport-holders coming into the country to vote in the March 26 elections would now be coming via Greece instead of directly across the border because of planned blockades by Bulgarian nationalists, reports on March 24 said. The nationalist United Patriots coalition again staged blockades of Bulgaria’s border crossings with Turkey on March 24, […]

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Tsipras Letter to European Leaders

By   /  24/03/2017  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  No Comments

  In a letter sent Thursday to the President of the European Council Donald Tusk, the President of the European Commission Jaen-Claude Juncker and to chairpersons of Summit in Rome Joseph Muscat and Paolo Gentiloni, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras requesting a clear answer to whether the European social model, especially in terms of labor relations […]

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IMF maintains tough stance as Greek talks continue

By   /  23/03/2017  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  No Comments

  Top International Monetary Fund (IMF) official, Poul Thomsen, slammed the Greek taxation system stressing that over fifty percent of salaried employees do not pay their taxes. Speaking to students at a UK University, Thomsen reiterated the Fund’s view that the Greek tax base must be broadened, primarily by slashing the income tax-free threshold. The […]

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Tsipras: Europe has surrendered to the IMF and this explain its existential crisis

By   /  23/03/2017  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  No Comments

  Europe is not defending its own accomplishments, its heritage and social model and has surrendered to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which explains its existential crisis, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday evening, addressing an event organized by the Transform! Europe network, in Rome’s “La Sapienza” University. “We are at a critical moment […]

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EU’s future prospects the focus of Kotzias-Gabriel meeting in Athens

By   /  23/03/2017  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  No Comments

  “Greece belongs in the Eurozone,” German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Thursday, during joint statements with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias after their meeting in Athens. He also emphasised that this discussion was now closed, since “Europe cannot become stronger if it progresses with amputations.” The two ministers announced that Greece and Germany […]

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Vucic’s regime continues pressure against Jeremic

By   /  23/03/2017  /  Politics, RS Politics, Serbia  /  No Comments

  Vuk Jeremic, the aspirant for Serbian presidency in the upcoming elections, said that the regime of prime minister Aleksandar Vucic who is also a nominee wages “a special war” against him. Jeremic, former foreign minister and ex-president of the United Nations General Assembly said that Serbian central bank has demanded from commercial banks to […]

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NATO PA Rose Roth seminar in Sarajevo

By   /  23/03/2017  /  BA Politics, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Headlines, Politics  /  No Comments

  Sarajevo is host to 94 NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) Rose Roth seminar which brought together over 170 participants, including 84 members of parliament from 36 NATO member states and partner countries. The seminar is entitled “The Western Balkans: Transition Challenges, European Aspirations and Links to the MENA Region”. On the the three-day meeting, […]

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Congressman Engel: Russia is arming Serbia, we must help Kosovo

By   /  23/03/2017  /  Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  No Comments

Elliot L. Engel, member of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the US Congress, has spoken about the policies of the USA on Kosovo during a meeting of this Committee. He has confirmed that the USA is currently against the creation of the army of Kosovo, asking for this stance to change. Engel stressed that being […]

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The Government Spokesman will hold a series of meetings in Washington and New York

By   /  23/03/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Headlines, Politics  /  No Comments

  The Government Spokesman, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, who is accompanying the President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, in New York, will go to Washington on 23 March 2017, for contacts with officials of the American government. More specifically, the Government Spokesman will meet on the 23rd of March with the Executive Vice President of […]

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