News archive of December 2018

Minos Zombanakis: Banker without borders

Minos Zombanakis was one of the great financial innovators of his age, leading the wave of change which transformed the banking world in the latter part of the 20th century. His major contribution was a new type of loan which enabled banks to club together across borders to lend large sums of money to corporations and countries, the so-called syndicated loan.

PM Dancila: I told President it's important to have full government on January 1

Bucharest, Dec 31 /Agerpres/ - Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated, on Sunday, that she had a discussion with President Klaus Iohannis in which she told him that it is important to have the government at full capacity on January 1, when Romania takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Evidence shows Khashoggi's missing body is inside Saudi consul's well: Authors

All evidence collected by Turkey point that the missing body of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is inside the well of the garden of the Saudi consul's house, after it was carefully placed there by the instructions of the "Tiger Team" of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the writers of a new book on the murder say.

Bosnian Serb Police Disperse Dragicevic Death Protesters

Several people were arrested in Banja Luka, the administrative centre of Bosnia's mainly Serb entity Republika Srpska, on Sunday night as thousands of protesters gathered again, in the latest in a series of demonstrations over the past several months over the unsolved death of 21-year-old David Dragicevic.

Ancient harbor bath, imperial salon in İzmir waiting to be rescued

An archeological site consisting of a harbor bath and an imperial salon from Roman times in the Aegean province of İzmir is waiting to be rescued after it submerged in flood waters. Archeologists say the water must be discharged from the site before it gets irretrievably damaged.

Mosque in western Germany vandalized with racist slurs

An under-construction mosque in western Germany's Duisburg city was attacked by unidentified assailants who defaced the building with racist slogans, according to a mosque official on Dec. 30.