News archive of January 2019
Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu tackled in Brussels the prospects of establishing a strategic partnership between the European Union and South-East Asia, highlighting the fact that the EU and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) share the same fundamental values and they are confronted with similar challenges, the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) informs.
Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba on Monday presented Romania's priorities at the helm of the Council of the European Union during a meeting with the head World Bank's Office in Bucharest (country manager for Romania and Bulgaria), Tatiana Proskuryakova.
Holargos has become the latest of Greek teams to challenge Olympiakos at home and threaten the Reds with their second defeat, but without success.
The Basket League new boys took Olympiakos to overtime in the gripping game that took place on Sunday, only for the far more experienced visitors to win 73-68, after 45 tense minutes that produced just 141 points in total.
The slowdown in the rate of job creation in the last few months of 2018 averted the achievement of an all-time high in new jobs, according to the official data of the Labor Ministry's Ergani hirings database.
In 2018 as a whole, 141,003 new jobs were created, according to the database, down from 143,545 jobs created in 2017, meaning that 2,542 fewer jobs were created last year.
Thousands of tablets and vials containing anabolic steroids were seized on Monday during a police operation in the wider region of Thebes, central Greece.
The tablets had been hidden beneath olives in a metal container on a transport company truck.
According to reports, a total of 21,068 tablets and 2,971 vials containing anabolic steroids were confiscated.
A Hellenic Air Force officer and a British national who were detained on Sunday after allegedly taking photographs of military installations in a restricted area near the Evros border with Turkey will remain in police custody in the town of Orestiada until they appear before an investigative magistrate Wednesday, according to reports Tuesday.
The European Commission will warn that schemes in some EU countries that allow wealthy foreigners to buy citizenship or residency could raise risks of money laundering, corruption and tax evasion.
The warnings are included in a draft report, seen by Reuters, that is expected to be published on Wednesday by the European Union's executive.