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SP conference on the territory, Olldashi: It was a meeting of Rama’s clients

By   /  30/08/2013  /  AL Politics, Albania, Politics  /  Comments Off on SP conference on the territory, Olldashi: It was a meeting of Rama’s clients

Tirana, August 30, 2013 In a public appearance, the Minister of Public Works and Transport, Sokol Olldashi analyzed today the two day conference of the Socialist Party and Prime Minister designate, Edi Rama, stopping at the participants who were presented as experts in the conference of the socialists on the territory. Olldashi listed a number […]

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Ministry of Health issues list of corrupted doctors

By   /  30/08/2013  /  GR Politics, Greece, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Ministry of Health issues list of corrupted doctors

  By Christos T. Panagopoulos Greek Minister of Health, Adonis Georgiades, delivered on Friday to the Financial Crime Prosecution Unit (SDOE) the full list with the 50 names of the doctors who are being shown as “champions” at over-prescribing medicament. Georgiades asked the heads of the SDOE to proceed quickly with their investigation, in order […]

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Ecologists in Croatia accuse government of inadequate green policy

By   /  30/08/2013  /  Croatia, Energy, HR Energy  /  Comments Off on Ecologists in Croatia accuse government of inadequate green policy

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos The Ecological Association, Eko Kvarner, has accused the Croatian government of preventing further development of renewable energy sources. They say the National Action Plan from the Ministry of Economy, “radically reduces the planned wind power capacity”. They insist that the same document also provides a too low quota for […]

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Fewer green certificates for renewable energy producers in Romania

By   /  30/08/2013  /  Energy, RO Energy, Romania  /  Comments Off on Fewer green certificates for renewable energy producers in Romania

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos The Ministry of Economy has initiated a draft government resolution according to which producers of renewable energy accredited after the coming in force of this normative act will receive fewer green certificates, which will result in a lower contribution by end-consumers for the support of such energy sources. The […]

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Tourist arrivals in Cyprus down by 5.8% in Jan-Jul 2013

By   /  30/08/2013  /  CY Finance, Cyprus, Finance  /  Comments Off on Tourist arrivals in Cyprus down by 5.8% in Jan-Jul 2013

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos Arrivals of tourists in Cyprus decreased by 5.8% for the period January – July 2013, compared to the corresponding period last year. Moreover, residents of Cyprus traveling abroad decreased in July 2013 by 11.3%, compared to the corresponding month in 2012. The data were released on Thursday by the […]

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Democratic Left’s leader proposes the creation of a new political party

By   /  30/08/2013  /  GR Politics, Greece, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Democratic Left’s leader proposes the creation of a new political party

  By Christos T. Panagopoulos The creation of a third progressive pole, which will bring together all the forces of the democratic socialism, political ecology and the new social movement was proposed on Friday by the head of the Greek Democratic Left Party, Fotis Kouvelis. He said “the main objective of this new political pole […]

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Culture festival: «Balkan Square 2013»

By   /  30/08/2013  /  Culture, GR Culture, Greece, Headlines  /  Comments Off on Culture festival: «Balkan Square 2013»

  In the current complex, changing and unpredictable social, political and economic conditions, Culture can really express the distresses of the society and a big range of human feelings. Culture can give birth to innovative ideas and unite people, cities or even an entire nation that will draw strength, hope and optimism from a creative […]

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Civil society working for a reunited Cyprus

By   /  30/08/2013  /  CY Social, Cyprus, Headlines, Social  /  Comments Off on Civil society working for a reunited Cyprus

  By Christos Meliopoulos – Nicosia, Thanasis Gavos – London The ‘Home of Cooperation’ in the UN buffer zone in Nicosia played host to a meeting of overseas Cypriots of both communities during the week. The representatives of the ‘Commission of Rapprochement of Overseas Cypriots of POMAK’ and the ‘United Cyprus Platform of Overseas Cypriots’ […]

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Lex Perkovic needs to be changed

By   /  30/08/2013  /  Croatia, Headlines, HR Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Lex Perkovic needs to be changed

  By Natasa Radic – Zagreb It has been a major scandal influencing the relations between Croatia and the EU since the day Croatia has become a full member. Because of the cold case of intelligence service related murders during the 80s and the fact that Croatia is not keen to extradite those responsible, European […]

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Emergency meeting in Ankara for Syria

By   /  29/08/2013  /  Headlines, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Emergency meeting in Ankara for Syria

  By Manolis Kostidis – Ankara Davutoğlu “Turkey faces a great risk’ The developments in Syria and the possibility of military intervention have caused concern in Ankara about the prospect of some sort of retaliation on the part of Damascus. This is the reason why, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will hold an emergency meeting with ministers […]

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