News archive of January 2019
Deputy Speaker of the Deputies' Chamber Florin Iordache on Monday stated that Romania's main objective, to be achieved through debates and the documents adopted on the parliamentary dimension of the presidency of the Council of European Union, is to obtain concrete results for the citizens.
President of the Senate Calin Popescu-Tariceanu pleaded for the defence and strengthening of cohesion at the level of the entire European Union, and underscored the European Parliament's (EP) role in the cooperation at the level of the EU and its institutions.
In a sharply-worded statement, centrist Potami hit out at MP Giorgos Amyras who announced his departure from the party earlier on Monday.
By leaving the party shortly before the launch of debate on the Prespes name deal, Amyras has "chosen to join the rightwing pantheon as the MP who destroyed Potami's parliamentary group," Potami said in a statement.
The world’s oldest man has died at his home - a hot springs inn - in northern Japan at the age of 113.
A Syrian woman who attempted to commit suicide by jumping into the cold sea in Istanbul has accused her rescuer of stealing her cell phone.
Kosovo is on its agenda, Dacic told Prva TV.
He added that Equatorial Guinea would be chairing the session, expected to take place on February 7.
The foreign minister said that EU High Representative Federica Mogherini's view was that any solution for Kosovo had to be presented to the Security Council.
A 33-year-old Macedonian citizen was arrested in Sofia after he assaulted a policeman in the district of Druzhba in the capital .
The man behaved aggressively towards the policeman who came to the scene after the accident, the BNR announced. He hit one of the two cops in his hand, so he was detained.
China's economy cooled in the fourth quarter under pressure from faltering domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs, dragging 2018 growth to the lowest in nearly three decades and pressuring Beijing to roll out more stimulus to avert a sharper slowdown.
Police on Sunday detained a 29-year-old Greek soldier and a 25-year-old British employee for a non-government organization in Evros near the border with Turkey, it emerged on Sunday.
The two men were detained in a restricted area near the village of Nea Vyssa while allegedly taking photographs of military installations.