News archive of November 2018

Some 7,000 Bucharest-based companies awarded by CCIB, AGERPRES gets prize for professionalism in business coverage

At the 25th edition of the Top Companies event on Wednesday, the Bucharest Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIB) presented its awards to 6,922 Bucharest-based companies and some special prizes, with the AGERPRES Romanian National News Agency receiving an excellence trophy for objectivity and professionalism in covering economic phenomenon.

Tear gas fired at protest of Albania police shooting

Police in northern Greece have set off tear gas and flash grenades during a rally to protest the fatal police shooting of a man in Albania.

Albanian police shot Greek-Albanian dual citizen Constantinos Katsifas over the weekend, saying he opened fire on officers at an ethnic Greek village.

Turkish rector resigns after remarks over 'obeying Erdoğan'

A university rector in the southeastern Turkish province of Şanlıurfa has resigned after reactions over his remarks suggesting that it is "an Islamic duty to obey" President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.