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Corruption obstructs business and development in B&H

By   /  22/11/2013  /  BA Business, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Business, Headlines  /  Comments Off on Corruption obstructs business and development in B&H

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) presented in Sarajevo today the Report on results of its survey on business, corruption and crime in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Presentation was hosted by the Delegation of the European Union to Bosnia and Herzegovina with support of the […]

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Felix Magath turns his back to Dinamo Zagreb

By   /  22/11/2013  /  Croatia, HR Sports, Sports  /  Comments Off on Felix Magath turns his back to Dinamo Zagreb

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – German coach Felix Magath and Croatian football champions Dinamo Zagreb seem to have got stuck into negotiations over possible taking over the team. Daily newspaper Jutarnji List believes the German coach with his 3.5 million Euro yearly earnings was too expensive for the Croatian club. Felix Magath even travelled […]

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Investments in Serbia increase by 21.4%

By   /  22/11/2013  /  Business, RS Business, RS Finance, Serbia  /  Comments Off on Investments in Serbia increase by 21.4%

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – Recorded investments in Serbia in the course of 2012 saw a year-on-year increase of 21.4 percent, while investments in new fixed assets went up by 23.4 percent relative to 2011, according to the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Results of the annual survey “Investments in Fixed […]

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President Gül praises Turkey’s energy role for the EU

By   /  22/11/2013  /  Energy, TR Energy, Turkey  /  Comments Off on President Gül praises Turkey’s energy role for the EU

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – Turkey’s role in supplying energy is vital for the European Union’s energy security, President Abdullah Gül has said, urging the union to consider Turkey’s key position during accession talks. “You must closely follow the middle- and long-term strategic projects developed to carry Caucasian, Central Asian and Middle Eastern […]

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Cyprus eases restrictions on domestic economic activity

By   /  22/11/2013  /  CY Finance, Cyprus, Finance  /  Comments Off on Cyprus eases restrictions on domestic economic activity

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – Cyprus Minister of Finance issued on Friday new decrees on capital restrictions both on domestic and foreign banks, facilitating domestic financial activity. The decrees (23rd on domestic banks and 14th on foreign banks) will come into force on Monday, November 25 and will apply for 28 days. They […]

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Turkey-Greece political consultations to be held in Athens

By   /  22/11/2013  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Turkey-Greece political consultations to be held in Athens

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – The next round of the political consultations at the level of Undersecretary/Secretary General of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Turkey and Greece will be held on November 26th in Athens. The delegation of Turkey will be headed by Feridun Sinirlioglu, Undersecretary of the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Meanwhile, Anastassis Mitsialis, Secretary […]

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The 24th Energy Charter Conference to be held in Nicosia

By   /  22/11/2013  /  CY Energy, Cyprus, Energy  /  Comments Off on The 24th Energy Charter Conference to be held in Nicosia

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – Cyprus will organize the 24th Energy Charter Conference, on December 5-6, in Nicosia. The Conference is organized by the Cyprus Ministry of Energy and the Secretariat of the Charter and is titled “15 years (1998-2013) of promotion and protection of investments in energy under the Treaty for the […]

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Ryanair inaugurates flight connection between Osijek and London

By   /  22/11/2013  /  Business, Croatia, HR Business  /  Comments Off on Ryanair inaugurates flight connection between Osijek and London

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – The eastern Croatian town of Osijek will get a direct airline to London. Low budget carrier RyanAir has announced to launch the line connecting Klisa Airport in Osijek and Stansted London. The flights will start from 31 March next year. The cost of the flight between Osijek and […]

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Slovenian economy estimated to recover slowly in 2014

By   /  22/11/2013  /  Finance, SI Finance, Slovenia  /  Comments Off on Slovenian economy estimated to recover slowly in 2014

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – Slovenia’s economy is expected to begin picking up in 2014 and could return to year-on-year growth in the middle of the year, economist Veljko Bole told the Portorož Business Conference on Thursday. Considering the median values of projections by various institutions, Slovenia is expected to record a 0.8% […]

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Slovenian FM survives no-confidence vote

By   /  21/11/2013  /  Politics, SI Finance, SI Politics, Slovenia  /  Comments Off on Slovenian FM survives no-confidence vote

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – Finance Minister Uroš Čufer survived a no-confidence vote early on Thursday, as the coalition closed ranks and voted against the opposition’s motion. Only 28 opposition deputies, mostly from the ranks of the Democrats (SDS), voted in favour and 48 were against. The debate, spanning some 15 hours, saw […]

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