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Jean Claude Juncker Visits Two Cyprus Communities

European Commission's Chair Jean Claude Juncker will be visiting Cyprus over the next two days.

World » Southeast Europe | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1545

German Finance Minister Still Sees Temporary Grexit as Better Option

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble still thinks that a temporary exit of Greece from the eurozone would perhaps be a better option for the country.

World » EU | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 11:06 | Viewed: 1415

Greek Parliament Approves Bailout Reforms Despite Split within SYRIZA

The Greek Parliament approved early on Thursday a bill of reforms, which Athens has to implement in order to be granted a new bailout by international creditors.

World » Southeast Europe | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 07:59 | Viewed: 1793

French MPs Overwhelmigly Approve Greek Bailout Deal

French lawmakers approved the new Greek rescue package on Wednesday with Prime Minister Manuel Valls saying the controversial bailout-for-reforms deal was the only way out of the crisis.

World » EU | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 21:45 | Viewed: 1341

Greek PM  Defends Bailout Deal Ahead of Vote in Parliament

With Greece’s Parliament set to vote on Wednesday on whether to ratify a controversial bailout-for-reforms deal with the country’s international creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said he had exhausted all negotiating capabilities and every possible

World » Southeast Europe | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 21:00 | Viewed: 1340

John Kerry, Mohammad Zarif Reccommended for Nobel Peace Prize 2016

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and US Secretary of State John Kerry have been recommended for the Nobel Peace Prize of 2016.

World | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1449

EU Commission Proposes EUR 7 B Bridge Loan to Greece

The European Commission (EC) is proposing to grant EUR 7 B bridge loan to Greece in order to cover the country's financing needs in July.

World » EU | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 15:45 | Viewed: 1420

Greek Deputy Finance Minister Resigns

Greek Deputy Finance Minister Nadia Valavani submitted her resignation Wednesday.

World » Southeast Europe | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 15:15 | Viewed: 1410

IMF Criticises EU over Terms of Greek Bailout, Calls for Debt Relief

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has criticised the EU over the terms of the bailout agreement, which had been agreed between Greece and the eurozone leaders on Monday.

World | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 12:05 | Viewed: 1473

Greek Civil Servants to Hold 24-Hour Strike Over Bailout Agreement

Greek civil servants are expected to stage a 24-hour strike on Wednesday to protest the bailout agreement, which was reached between the government in Athens and the eurozone leaders on Monday.

World » Southeast Europe | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 11:03 | Viewed: 1327

Macedonia to Hold Early Elections on 24 April 2016

Leaders of the four biggest parties in Macedonia have contracted an agreement for the resolution of the political crisis in the country.

World » Southeast Europe | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 3073

Party Leaders Reach Agreement to End Political Crisis in Macedonia

Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski announced on Wednesday that an agreement has been reached between the leaders of the four main parties to bring to an end the political crisis, which has gripped the country in the last several months

World » Southeast Europe | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 09:45 | Viewed: 1628

Greek Foreign Minister Visits Kosovo

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias has arrived at the Kosovo capital Prishtina for an official visit.

World » Southeast Europe | July 14, 2015, Tuesday // 16:51 | Viewed: 2443

Iran Nuclear Deal Details Revealed

Some of the details around the Iran nuclear deal have now become evident.

World | July 14, 2015, Tuesday // 13:53 | Viewed: 2290

Air Traffic Controllers in Romania To Go on 2-Hour Strike Wednesday Noon

Air traffic controllers in Romania plan to hold a two-hour warning strike on Wednesday.

World » Southeast Europe | July 14, 2015, Tuesday // 12:27 | Viewed: 2148

SYRIZA MP, Greek Alternate FM Resigns After Bailout Agreement

Greek MP from the main ruling party SYRIZA and alternate foreign minister for European affairs Nikos Hountis announced his resignation on Monday.

World » Southeast Europe | July 14, 2015, Tuesday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1948

Greece Misses Another IMF Debt Repayment

Greece missed to make a EUR 456 M debt repayment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday.

World » Southeast Europe | July 14, 2015, Tuesday // 10:26 | Viewed: 1720

Greeks Protest against New Bailout Plan

The news that Greece has agreed upon the demands of its major creditors has caused a wave of unrest in Athens and all across the country.

World » Southeast Europe | July 14, 2015, Tuesday // 07:41 | Viewed: 2035

Dijsselbloem Re-elected Eurogoup President

Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem was re-elected Monday as president of the Eurogroup of euro zone finance ministers.

World » EU | July 13, 2015, Monday // 21:10 | Viewed: 1506

Romania’s PM Indicted in Corruption Probe

Romanian prosecutors have indicted Prime Minister Viktor Ponta as part of a long-running corruption investigation.

World » Southeast Europe | July 13, 2015, Monday // 18:07 | Viewed: 1677

ECB Emergency Lending to Greek Banks to Remain Unchanged

The European Central Bank (ECB) has decided to leave unchanged the measure of liquidity available towards Greek banks.

World » Southeast Europe | July 13, 2015, Monday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1625