News archive of November 2018

Euro Аrea Аnnual Inflation Down to 2.0%

Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 2.0% in November 2018, down from 2.2% in October 2018, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. 

S-400 deal risks Turkey's role in F-35 program: Pentagon

Turkey faces removal from the U.S.-led F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program if it continues its purchase of S-400 air defense systems from Russia, according to a Pentagon report obtained by Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency.

Naser Oric acquitted of all war crimes charges

According to the Sarajevo paper, the Appellate Chamber of the Court of Bosnia-Herzegovina acquitted Oric in the renewed proceedings of all charges raised by the Prosecutor's Office of BiH, which charged him with war crimes committed against Serbs, prisoners of war, in the Srebrenica area in July 1992.

'Three Musketeers' to make Istanbul premiere

The ballet "Three Musketeers," performed by the Istanbul State Opera and Ballet (IDOB), will be staged in Istanbul for the first time.

For the First Time in Bulgaria Interest on Business Deposits has a Negative Return

In the last two years interest rates on deposits in the banking market in Bulgaria have steadily declined, and in 2016 for the first time they have fallen below 1%. October brought a new record in this direction as for the first time in Bulgaria a negative return on deposits was reported, according to money.bg

MEPs encourage FYROM to honor Prespes name deal

The European Parliament welcomed a decision by the parliament in Skopje to start the constitutional process of implementing the name deal signed between the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) and Greece.

MEPs said the agreement, signed last June, opens the door to FYROM's EU and NATO accession negotiations.

MEPs encourage FYROM to honour Prespes name deal

The European Parliament welcomed a decision by the parliament in Skopje to start the constitutional process of implementing the name deal signed between the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) and Greece.

MEPs said the agreement, signed last June, opens the door to FYROM's EU and NATO accession negotiations.

Sofia Municipality Provides BGN 100 Million for Repairs of the Water Supply Network

By the end of this year, the Sofia City Council will choose neighborhoods and settlements around Sofia to replace or build plumbing and sewerage, with a total project amount of 500 million leva. To this end, the municipality will apply for BGN 400 mln under the Operational Program "Environment" 2014-2020 and the remaining BGN 100 mln will allocate from its budget, Dnevnik reported.

Ensuring Council of EU presidency, an important task for the Romanian government, says Manfred Weber

 Ensuring the quarterly presidency of the Council of the European Union is an important task, for in the first half of 2019 we will have the Brexit to deal with, we will have the European elections and we hope to agree on the multiannual financial framework, in which context the rest of the Europe is worried about the discussions in Romania related to the government's capacity to presid

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