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Slovenia welcomes construction of LNG terminal off Krk, but won’t join for now

By   /  21/02/2017  /  Croatia, Energy, HR Energy, SI Energy, Slovenia  /  Comments Off on Slovenia welcomes construction of LNG terminal off Krk, but won’t join for now

  Slovenia is not planning for now to connect to the floating LNG terminal to be built off Omisalj on the northern Croatian Adriatic island of Krk, but welcomes any additional energy source, Slovenian media say. Croatia has been approved a grant of EUR 102 million from EU funds, a third of the amount required […]

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UK “open to any security arrangement” agreed by Cypriots, says Sir Alan Duncan

By   /  21/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Politics  /  Comments Off on UK “open to any security arrangement” agreed by Cypriots, says Sir Alan Duncan

  UK Minister for Europe Sir Alan Duncan has repeated the British government’s position that it stands ready to accept any negotiated security framework for a reunited Cyprus, avoiding, however, to engage in a direct discussion on whether there should be any place for third country guarantees. During a Foreign Affairs questions session in the […]

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IMF loan tranche to BiH in doubt?

By   /  21/02/2017  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on IMF loan tranche to BiH in doubt?

  In the shadow of the political disputes in BiH the information about possible canceling of second tranche of International Monetary Fund loan was published. This information was confirmed by RS Minister of Finance, Zoran Tegeltija, who said to media that IMF still didn’t schedule the session to review the fulfillment of conditions set for […]

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Tzanakopoulos: Eurogroup’s agreement is the most crucial step for the conclusion of program review

By   /  21/02/2017  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tzanakopoulos: Eurogroup’s agreement is the most crucial step for the conclusion of program review

  The agreement of the Eurogroup was the most crucial step for the conclusion of the program review, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said on Tuesday during a press briefing. He accused main opposition New Democracy of not being affected by these positive developments and insisting on a paradoxical line of questioning reality itself and continuing […]

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Jeremic believes he could defeat Vucic

By   /  21/02/2017  /  Politics, RS Politics, Serbia  /  Comments Off on Jeremic believes he could defeat Vucic

  Vuk Jeremic, former Serbian foreign minister, announced today that he would not give up from running for president in favor of ex-ombudsman Sasa Jankovic. Jeremic, who was also United Nations General Assembly head, has started his campaign earlier this year; Jankovic officially begun his battle for presidency on Sunday. “I have always been saying […]

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Question marks remain over Bulgarian nomination of European Commissioner

By   /  21/02/2017  /  BG Politics, Bulgaria, Politics  /  Comments Off on Question marks remain over Bulgarian nomination of European Commissioner

  More than a month and a half since Bulgaria has had no European Commissioner, it remains unclear when a candidate commissioner will be named, and who that nominee will be. The vacancy was created on January 1 when the resignation of Bulgaria’s Kristalina Georgieva, who had been vice-president in charge of the EU budget […]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo makes history

By   /  21/02/2017  /  GR Sports, Greece, Sports  /  Comments Off on Giannis Antetokounmpo makes history

  Giannis Antetokounmpo made history, becoming the first Greek who took part in NBA’s All Star Game. The dynamic guard was inthe  starting five of the East squad and, from the first seconds of the game, he showed his intentions and his amazing skills. Although, the best snapshot came later in the third period of […]

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Pavlopoulos: Saudi Arabia plays a key role in the Arab World

By   /  20/02/2017  /  Business, Energy, Finance, GR Business, GR Energy, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Pavlopoulos: Saudi Arabia plays a key role in the Arab World

  Greek President Pavlopoulos is in Riyadh from Monday afternoon for a two-day official visit, accompanied by Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias, Minister of Mercantile Marine and Island Policy and the Deputy Foreign Minister for European Affairs George Katrougalos. Prokopis Pavlopoulos met with the successor to the Saudi throne Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister […]

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Nikolic gives up from running for second term

By   /  20/02/2017  /  Politics, RS Politics, Serbia  /  Comments Off on Nikolic gives up from running for second term

  Serbian president Tomislav Nikolic declared that he would not run for second term in the upcoming elections. Nikolic said that after meeting with prime minister Aleksandar Vucic. Thus, Nikolic put an end on both speculations initiated by himself about his nomination and unease within ruling Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) which decided to nominate Vucic, […]

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Athens agrees to legislate more measures; creditors set to return

By   /  20/02/2017  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Athens agrees to legislate more measures; creditors set to return

  Prior to a crucial Eurogroup meeting on Monday evening, an agreement was reached an agreement was reached during a meeting in Brussels, in which participants included Greek Finance Minister Tsakalotos, Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem, European Financial Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici, Eureopean Stability Mechanism chief Klaus Regling and other representatives of Greece’s creditors. The Greek […]

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