News archive of June 2018

114 Wanted by Interpol Received Bulgarian Passports?

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.

IMF: Greece's economy has improved, but challenges remain

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."

Jewish board decries desecration of Holocaust Memorial

The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece on Friday issued an announcement decrying the desecration on Wednesday night of the Holocaust Memorial in Thessaloniki.

"Court shows intent to relase Curuvija murder suspects"

The president of the Commission Investigating Murders of Journalists told Cenzolovka that he had a strong impression the trial chamber has led the process as if he did not want to do it, or was forced in advance to pass an acquittal decision.

US Journalists Killed in 'Targeted Attack' on Capital Gazette

A gunman has opened fire at a local newspaper office in Maryland, killing five people and injuring others in what police said was a "targeted attack".

Staff at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis said the attacker, armed with a shotgun and smoke grenades, shot through a glass door into the newsroom.

European Leaders have Reached an Agreement on Migration

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.

Kosovo Arrests Three Terrorist Suspects

Police in Kosovo on Friday said they had arrested three suspects in relation to terrorism in Prizren and Skenderaj/Srbica.