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Tsipras: A fair and viable solution to the Cyprus problem

By   /  16/01/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Tsipras: A fair and viable solution to the Cyprus problem

The Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras expressed his commitment of the Greek government for a just and viable solution to the Cyprus issue, with the elimination of guarantees and the withdrawal of occupation troops, in a telephone discussion he had with both the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the President of the European Commission […]

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Countdown to Cyprus talks in Geneva

By   /  08/01/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Headlines, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Countdown to Cyprus talks in Geneva

The Cyprus Issue is entering its most crucial phase as the political landscape concerning who will participate in the Geneva conference is clearing up. In addition the second round of consultations in Switzerland, between the Greek and Turkish Cypriot begins on Monday January 9. Nikos Anastasiades and Mustafa Akinci have departed for Geneva, where on […]

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Letter from European Parliament Vice President to Juncker on Cyprus

By   /  05/01/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Letter from European Parliament Vice President to Juncker on Cyprus

Vice President of the European Parliament and head of the Eurogroup of SYRIZA Dimitris Papadimoulis and AKEL MEP Takis Hadjigeorgiou sent a letter to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, concerning the forthcoming negotiations on Cyprus in Geneva between 9-11 January 2017. In the letter, below, the two MEPs stress how important it is the European […]

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Social benefits spark further controversy

By   /  18/12/2016  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Social benefits spark further controversy

A “war” of words broke out over the weekend between the Greek government and main opposition party New Democracy. On Sunday the Prime Minister’s office issued an announcement responding to statements made by conservative party leader Kyriacos Mitsotakis on Saturday attacking the government over its handling of the economy and negotiations with the country’s creditors. […]

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Progress seen in Greek labor relations reform talks

By   /  29/11/2016  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Progress seen in Greek labor relations reform talks

A meeting between EU Economy Commissioner Pierre Moscovici and Greek Labor Minister Efi Achtsioglou took place in a positive climate on Tuesday in Athens. Labor Ministry sources said there was much progress made during the meeting, stressing that the possibility of a good deal for Athens on labor relations reform looming. The same sources revealed […]

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Cancellation of meeting between Juncker and Gruevski sparks political debates in FYROM

By   /  24/02/2015  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Cancellation of meeting between Juncker and Gruevski sparks political debates in FYROM

IBNA Special Report Skopje, February 24, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti The decision of the president of the European Commission, Jean Claud Juncker to cancel a meeting which was scheduled to take place this week in Brussels with the Macedonian PM, Nikola Gruevski, has sparked strong political debates in FYROM. Last week, the […]

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EC President, Juncker cancels his meeting with Gruevski

By   /  23/02/2015  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on EC President, Juncker cancels his meeting with Gruevski

Skopje, February 23, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti The President of the European Commission (EC), Jean Claude Juncker has cancelled his meeting with the PM of FYROM, Nikola Gruevski, which was scheduled to take place this Thursday. The news was announced today by Mina Andreeva, spokeswoman of the European Commission and then, the […]

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Rama-Juncker: Assistance for the EU perspective

By   /  19/02/2015  /  AL Politics, Albania, Politics  /  Comments Off on Rama-Juncker: Assistance for the EU perspective

Brussels, February 19, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency PM Edi Rama held a meeting today with the President of the European Commission, Jean Claude Juncker in Brussels (photo). Rama and Juncker discussed the perspective of the integration of Albania in the European Union and the relations of Albania with the EU and its constructive role in […]

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