News archive of June 2018
Senior state officials and at least one minister and one deputy prime minister are involved in a corruption scheme for acquiring Bulgarian citizenship. More than 114 people wanted by Interpol received Bulgarian passports and lawyers prepared the application documents for amounts between 500 and 3000 euros.
A top religious official of a northern Turkish province has stirred outcry on social media by claiming a woman "should not reveal her body to another woman while swimming."
The International Monetary Fund says Greece has significantly improved its economy, but still "faces many challenges" as it heads toward the end of its third and final international bailout in August.
The IMF said Friday that Greece has "largely eliminated macroeconomic imbalances," but noted growth was still hampered by "significant crisis legacies and an unfinished reform program."
EURONEWS. - European Union leaders have reached an agreement on migration after almost nine hours of talks in Brussels over the sensitive issue threatening their union and zone of free travel, as well as German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government.
"EU28 leaders have agreed on (summit) conclusions, including on migration," the chairman of the talks, Donald Tusk, said.