Greece: Four scenarios for the government

By Alexis Papachelas Where is the government going with its approach? Is it heading for a rift with Berlin and the other creditors or kicking up dust before it achieves a compromise? Why has it dramatically reopened, even ... More


Balkan Stream, a Closer Look Behind the Scenes

As Russia begins to build a pipeline through Macedonia that could form the basis of a revised South Stream route, the Hungarian President is in talks with Erdogan over financing this enormous project. While many in the ... More


Plevneliev: Bulgaria Not Standing In Way Of South Stream

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev said in Belgrade, on March 12 that his country did not stand in the way of any energy project, including South Stream, but that it could not allow European law to be broken within its ... More


Kosovo and Albania, one single trade area for energy

The cooperation between Kosovo and Albania in the energy field has started to become concrete. Kosovo and Albania have brought to life an agreement for establishing a joint energy market, with both countries being one single ... More


Slovenia Insists on Greece Honouring Its Commitments and Fair Attitude

Slovenia will insist on Greece repaying its debts and pressing on with reforms, Finance Minister Dušan Mramor said as he arrived for a meeting of the Eurogroup in Brussels on Monday. He criticised the Greek ... More


Prokopis Pavlopoulos elected new Greek president

Prokopis Pavlopoulos was voted the next Greek presi-dent on Wednesday evening by the Greek Parliament, with a total of 233 votes that included the ruling coa-lition parties and New Democracy (ND). Pavlopoulos was the candidate ... More


Prokopis Pavlopoulos elected new Greek president

Prokopis Pavlopoulos was voted the next Greek presi-dent on Wednesday evening by the Greek Parliament, with a total of 233 votes that included the ruling coa-lition parties and New Democracy (ND). Pavlopoulos was the candidate ... More


Bilateral relations of Serbia, United States on the rise

First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic, who is also Chairman of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), met in Washington today with US Secretary of State John Kerry. ... More


The Historic Milestone for BiH revealed

Making a speech at Bosnian Parliament, European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Policy and Security Federica Mogherini expressed her pleasure due to adoption of the statement of the European commitment and stated ... More


SEECP countries sign resolution in Tirana for stopping ISIS spread

The SEECP concluded its two-day works in Tirana with a 10-point resolution against terrorism. The raising global threat of terrorism has focused the coordinations on the need to cooperate, exchange information between all ... More


WB: 1.1 billion USD of investments for the next 5 years

The World Bank introduced a 5-year plan at the Commission of Economy for the cooperation with Albania, which promises to keep record-breaking levels of financing. “We have a program with new financial commitments of ... More


Accession negotiations, Fleckenstein: Date depends on reforms

In an interview for Top Channel, Knut Fleckenstein, the rapporteur for Albania at the European Parliament, gave the reasons why there is no specified date for the EU accession negotiations of Albania. Knut declared that ... More


Imams accused for terrorism

The Prosecution of Serious Crimes concluded the investigations for nine people accused of recruiting Albanians for sending them to fight to Syria. They are all charged with terrorist acts, funding terrorism, encouraging and ... More


Greek gov't sends list of reform measures to European institutions and the IMF

The Greek government has sent a six-page report to European institutions and the IMF presenting a first comprehensive list of reform measures focusing on structural fiscal policies, financial stability, economic growth and ... More


Eurogroup statement on Greece

The Eurogroup reiterates its appreciation for the remarkable adjustment efforts undertaken by Greece and the Greek people over the last years. During the last few weeks, we have, together with the institutions, engaged in an ... More


Greece Submits List of Reform Plans

After intensive negotiations in Brussels last week, the Eurogroup agreed last Friday (20.02) to give Greece a four-month extension on its loan programme, if it presents a list of reforms; if this list of proposals is agreed to, ... More


Vucic: Serbia Financially Stable

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic met in Slovenia on Feb. 20 with the country's top officials and business figures whom he assured that Serbia was financially stable, urging them to invest. In the Slovenian Chamber of ... More


IMF grants new three-year precautionary arrangement

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) adopted a decision concerning the closing of a three-year arrangement with Serbia, Radio Television of Serbia (RTS) reported. According to earlier announcements by ... More


PM Tsipras in Brussels: Greece aims to 'exit self-perpetuating crisis'

The new Greek government’s main objective is to “leave behind this self-perpetuating crisis” and implement sweeping reforms in public administration as well as put an end to tax evasion and black marketeering, ... More


Zvizdić: Priorities are Euro-Atlantic Integration and Systemic Fighting Against Corruption

Candidate for Chairmanship of the Council of Ministers in BiH Denis Zvizdić (Party of Democratic Action – SDA) in addressing members of the House of Representatives of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and ... More