News archive of December 2018

Czurda: Banks facing more issues than just bad loans

The course of the Greek economy will depend on the capacity of the country's banks to reduce their nonperforming exposures to a satisfactory degree without requiring any additional capital, warns Martin Czurda, the chief executive officer of the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF), in an interview to Kathimerini.

Dragicevic Marchers Defy Bosnian Serb Police Clampdown

Protesters marched once again on Sunday in Banja Luka, the main city in Bosnia's mainly Serbian entity, Republika Srpska.

David's father, Davor Dragicevic, told the protest that he would not leave Banja Luka's main square until his requests are met.

Police to guard transport in exchange for free rides

The ministries of Citizens' Protection and Transport have signed an agreement to boost security on the Greek capital's public transportation system by assigning officers of the Greek Police (ELAS) to guard duty in exchange for free transport.

Turkey, Russia to boost Eurasia security: Putin

Turkey and Russia will continue to work together for strengthening peace, security and stability on the Eurasian continent, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said, expressing his satisfaction on the positive development of bilateral ties.

Khashoggi, journalists to be honored at Times Square New Year's Party

Reporters will be the guests of honor at the New Year's Eve party in New York's Times Square on Dec. 31, in what organizers said was a celebration of press freedom after an unusually deadly year for journalists at U.S. news outlets.