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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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Stier says Croatia strongly supports Kosovo, calls for enhancing economic cooperation

By   /  20/02/2017  /  Business, Croatia, HR Business, HR Politics, Kosovo, Politics, XK Business, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Stier says Croatia strongly supports Kosovo, calls for enhancing economic cooperation

  Croatia strongly supports Kosovo’s independence and territorial integrity and wants to contribute, through the European partnership, to the strengthening of the Kosovo institutions, and to provide assistance in the implementation of the country’s Stabilisation and Association Agreement, Croatian Foreign Minister Davor Ivo Stier said after talks with his Kosovo counterpart Enver Hoxhaj in Zagreb […]

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EO 13 vetoed by the Senate’s Legal Committee. Interior minister heard at DNA

By   /  20/02/2017  /  Politics, RO Politics, RO Social, Romania, Social  /  Comments Off on EO 13 vetoed by the Senate’s Legal Committee. Interior minister heard at DNA

  The Senate’s legal committee on Monday vetoed the controversial emergency ordinance no 13 that planned to amend the criminal codes and decriminalize certain corruption offenses, including the abuse of office and that prompted wide street protests in Bucharest and the entire counntry in the past month. The upper chamber’s legal committee passed an amendment […]

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After all-time high, consumer confidence deteriorates

By   /  20/02/2017  /  SI Social, Slovenia, Social  /  Comments Off on After all-time high, consumer confidence deteriorates

  Slovenia’s consumer confidence index has deteriorated by six percentage points in February after hitting an all-time high the month before. However, the index is still 11 points up year-on-year. According to a report released by the Statistics Office on Monday, the February value of the index was also five points above the long-term average. […]

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Slovenian employers in tourism offer jobs at online job fair

By   /  20/02/2017  /  Business, SI Business, Slovenia  /  Comments Off on Slovenian employers in tourism offer jobs at online job fair

  The European job portal EURES will organise an online job fair, focusing on jobs in tourism. The fair will host employers from Mediterranean countries, including eight Slovenian employers. European job seekers interested in working in tourism can register online and participate in the fair free of charge. The Seize the Summer 2017 online job […]

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November 2016 industrial turnover index shows increase

By   /  20/02/2017  /  Business, CY Business, Cyprus  /  Comments Off on November 2016 industrial turnover index shows increase

  An increase of 7,2% was recorded in the industrial Turnover Index in November 2016 compared to the same month in 2015. According to the Statistical Service of the Republic of Cyprus, the Industrial Turnover Index for November 2016 reached 75,9 units (base 2010=100), recording an increase of 7,2% compared to November 2015. This is […]

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EP rapporteur to visit Turkey and Cyprus

By   /  20/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Politics  /  Comments Off on EP rapporteur to visit Turkey and Cyprus

  European Parliament rapporteur on Turkey, Dutch MEP Kati Piri, will visit Turkey and Cyprus this week to collect input for her report on Turkey. Piri said on her twitter account that this would be an interesting week, adding that she is on her way to visit Turkey and Cyprus to speak with various people […]

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Anastasiades: Turkish Cypriot fears are not justified after the “wrong” House decision

By   /  18/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Politics  /  Comments Off on Anastasiades: Turkish Cypriot fears are not justified after the “wrong” House decision

  Fears which the Turkish Cypriots have been expressing in the past few days cannot be justified, even though the excuse to express such fears hailed from the Greek Cypriot community, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said, pointing out that no Greek Cypriot political party claims or maintains that the solution to the Cyprus problem […]

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The return of the Parthenon Marbles an ecumenical demand, Cypriot archeologist tells CNA

By   /  18/02/2017  /  Culture, CY Culture, Cyprus, GR Culture, Greece  /  Comments Off on The return of the Parthenon Marbles an ecumenical demand, Cypriot archeologist tells CNA

  The Parthenon is an ecumenical archaeological symbol and so is the demand for the return of its marbles to their homeland, archaeologist Anna Marangou has told the Cyprus News Agency in an interview. Replying to questions in her capacity as Vice Chairwoman of the International Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures, she […]

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