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Resolution of the European Parliament for Albania

By   /  31/01/2017  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Resolution of the European Parliament for Albania

The European Parliament has drafted a Resolution on the Annual Report for Albania. This resolution includes 18 amendments of the compromise out of 231 that MEPs had submitted on the document prepared by rapporteur Knut Fleckenstein. This resolution will soon be passed for voting in the European Parliament. Above all, it encourages the finalization of […]

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Athens weighs limited number of options as pressure by creditors grows

By   /  31/01/2017  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Athens weighs limited number of options as pressure by creditors grows

  The Greek government appears to have a limited number of options available following the 26 January Eurogroup meeting and the set of terms reportedly put forth by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as conditions for its participation in the Greek program. Athens appears to be far off fulfilling its bailout program obligations. Bloomberg reported […]

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Tsipras: Only mutual respect can built sound bilateral relations

By   /  31/01/2017  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics, RS Politics, Serbia  /  Comments Off on Tsipras: Only mutual respect can built sound bilateral relations

  Good bilateral relations between countries can only be established on the basis of mutual respect, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was reported as telling Serbian newspaper “Politika”, in an exclusive interview on Monday, ahead of his official visit to Belgrade on Tuesday. The paper asked Tsipras about the problems facing Greece with three of its […]

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Economic sentiment in Croatia, EU stable in January

By   /  30/01/2017  /  Business, Croatia, HR Business  /  Comments Off on Economic sentiment in Croatia, EU stable in January

The economic sentiment in Croatia in January 2017 stayed close to its highest level since the country joined the EU in mid-2013, on the back of improved expectations in the industrial sector that have offset subdued sentiments in other sectors of the economy, shows a report released by the European Commission on Monday. The Economic […]

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Changed SAA knocks on BiH farmers’ door

By   /  30/01/2017  /  BA Business, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Business, Headlines  /  Comments Off on Changed SAA knocks on BiH farmers’ door

Just a few days before the changes of Stabilization and Association Agreement, between BiH and EU, takes effect, farmers in this country are afraid that they will be forced to close their businesses. BiH officials accepted the changes recently but it caused controversy among farmers since the products of EU countries will be imported in […]

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Croatia’s energy minister to travel to Brussels on Friday for talks on INA

By   /  30/01/2017  /  Business, Croatia, Energy, HR Business, HR Energy  /  Comments Off on Croatia’s energy minister to travel to Brussels on Friday for talks on INA

Croatia’s Energy and Environment Protection Minister Slaven Dobrovic, who is travelling to Brussels on Friday for talks with the European Commission concerning Croatian legislation on the privatisation of INA, said on Monday that he hoped that the Commission would show understanding and offer dialogue. In December, the EC requested Croatia to amend the 2002 law […]

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Dacic and Qatari FM have “similar” stances on Trump

By   /  30/01/2017  /  Headlines, Politics, RS Politics, Serbia  /  Comments Off on Dacic and Qatari FM have “similar” stances on Trump

Serbia has similar stance over US president’s executive order on curbing migration, foreign minister Ivica Dacic has said after meeting his Qatari counterpart Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani (photo) in Belgrade today. However, Dacic at the press conference added: “We do not want to meddle in the internal issues of sovereign countries”. Al […]

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JusMin: Pardon and criminal codes’ amendment still on, the proceeding to be decided

By   /  30/01/2017  /  Politics, RO Politics, RO Social, Romania, Social  /  Comments Off on JusMin: Pardon and criminal codes’ amendment still on, the proceeding to be decided

Justice Minister says he won’t give up the idea of draft emergency ordinances on pardon and criminal codes’ amendment, revealing they will be promoted by organic laws in Parliament, by emergency ordinance or by assuming the responsibility. At the end of the public debate held at the Justice Ministry’s office, minister Florin Iordache said he […]

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OECD delegation to review Slovenia’s development coop

By   /  30/01/2017  /  Business, SI Business, SI Social, Slovenia, Social  /  Comments Off on OECD delegation to review Slovenia’s development coop

A delegation of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee will begin a five-day visit to Slovenia on Monday to review Slovenia’s international development cooperation. This will be the first review of its kind since Slovenia joined the OECD Committee in 2013, according to a press release from the Slovenian Foreign Ministry. Giving an insight into a […]

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President Erdoğan expected to hold 40 rallies during referendum campaign

By   /  30/01/2017  /  Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on President Erdoğan expected to hold 40 rallies during referendum campaign

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is expected to travel 40 cities across Turkey to hold rallies during the campaign for the upcoming referendum and to “explain what constitutional changes will bring about for Turkey,” sources told daily Hürriyet over the weekend. The campaign process will begin after Erdoğan approves constitutional amendments to shift Turkey to an […]

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