Daniel Ben-Ami questions the wisdom of excluding fossil fuel investment

It is a tragedy that a basic truth has been forgotten. The world is going to need huge amounts more energy for everyone to achieve reasonable living standards. Recent World Bank statistics on global poverty make sobering ... More


Vucic:Serbia will continue it’s European path

Nikos Arvanites, Belgrade The election results illustrate a strong support for democracy, reforms, international commitments and EU integration, leader of the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) Aleksandar Vucic said on Sunday ... More


President Donald Tusk visits the main countries of the Western Balkans route and Turkey

President Tusk will travel to Vienna, Ljubljana, Zagreb, Skopje, Athens, Ankara, Istanbul and Belgrade from the 1st to the 4th of March to continue building a European consensus on how to handle the migration crisis and to ... More


Highlights of the EU leaders meeting with Turkey

On 7 March 2016, EU heads of state or government held a meeting with Turkey to strengthen their cooperation on the migration and refugee crisis. European Council President Donald Tusk chaired the meeting, Prime Minister Ahmet ... More


S&P revised upwards Greece’s Long Term ratings to B-‘ from ‘CCC+’ on Stable Outlook

S&P revised upwards Greece’s Long Term ratings, on January 22, to B-‘ from ‘CCC+’ with the outlook remaining stable. The upward revision is mainly attributed to the agency’s expectation that Greece will meet the ... More


Chinese Company interested in Cooperation in the Field of Railway RS

Republika Srpska (RS) is very interested in cooperation with China and Chinese state companies that are credible and referent for all the projects that we are planning to realize in the RS, said Prime Minister of RS Zeljka ... More


China to provide funds for the agriculture sector in Albania

The Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Water Management, Edmond Panariti welcomed in an official meeting the Republic of China Ambassador to Tirana, Jiang Yu, at the Ministry of Agriculture premises in Tirana. The ... More


Establishment of Western Balkans Fund

Based on the model of the International Visegrad Fund (IVF), and in the framework of the Annual Conference of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Visegrad countries and of Western Balkans countries, an Agreement on Establishment of ... More


Global economy to accelerate modestly to 2.9%

Weak growth among major emerging markets will weigh on global growth in 2016, but economic activity should still pick up modestly to a 2.9 percent pace, from 2.4 percent growth in 2015, as advanced economies gain speed, ... More


Eldorado Gold treated as Conqueror. Left ambivalence to investors will be tamed by pressure and need.

The news about the major investment in Chalkidiki by the Canadian company is not encouraging about the other big projects going on in Greece through privatizations mainly. However, in our view the investment will go on if the ... More


Challenges on the Horizon

The insurance industry is set to face several daunting challenges in the months and years ahead, creating new risk and opportunity for insurers. We take a look at some of the most important themes facing the industry and ... More


Vucic: Ikea to open store in Belgrade in 2016

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic stated on Monday that the first Ikea store in Belgrade will open next year. “The opening of Ikea has been announced since 2000. Every year Ikea is arriving, and I say that we will ... More


Secretary-General Stoltenberg in Podgorica: Joining Euro-Atlantic family is win-win for both Montenegro and NATO

Prime Minister Milo Đukanović and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg held a joint press conference in Podgorica earlier today, marking the end of the North Atlantic Council’s two-day visit to Montenegro. Speaking ... More


Available 20,5 million euro for FYRMacedonia-Greece cross-border cooperation

The first call for project proposals of the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) Cross-Border Cooperation Programme between Greece and Macedonia in period 2014-2020 has been announced, with about EUR 20,5 million ... More


Pyrforos, the Eco-friendly Car Inspired by Greek Mythology

Pyrforos, designed by a group of Greek students of Electrical and Computer Engineering School in the National Technical University of Athens - the Prometheus Team – is an experimental electric car, with extremely low energy ... More


2015 EU Transport Scoreboard

The European Commission published on 20 November the second edition of the "EU Transport Scoreboard", which compares how Member States perform in 29 transport categories. The objective of the Scoreboard is to help Member States ... More


Italy in global first place for solar electricity generation

Solar electric (photovoltaic) systems account for 7.9% of electricity production in Italy, putting the country in global first place, according to the survey on "100 Italian Energy Stories" presented by energy utility Enel and ... More


Tunisia among top 10 best countries for startups

Tunisia came in seventh in a special ranking of countries with the best conditions to launch a startup, drafted by Seedstars World, a Swiss company of promotion and investment which publishes every year this ranking of 30 ... More


Meeting in Tirana, new rules for Mediterranean energy

It's the 20th meeting for Medreg, the body uniting the regulating entities for energy of the 21 Countries of the Mediterranean basin. Hosted in Tirana, Albania, the event was an occasion to revue its two years of activity and ... More


Gentiloni, anti-ISIS coalition meeting in Rome mid-January

A meeting of the international anti-ISIS coalition will be held in Rome in the second half of January, Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni told a joint press conference with UN special envoy for Syria, Staffan de ... More