Hugo Velez to Kathimerini: Securitizations a tool in the fight against NPLs

With significant experience in the management of nonperforming loans (NPLs) and real estate owned properties (REOs), and more than 20 billion euros of managed assets, HipoGes Iberia, a KKR group company, enters the Greek market under the dual capacity of NPL manager and real estate services provider.

Greece has most motorcycle deaths per million in EU

Greece has the highest rate of motorcyclist deaths among the European Union's 28 member-states, according to the most recent data from the EU's statistics service Eurostat. 

Specifically, according to figures from 2017, Greece had 20.1 deaths per million inhabitants in that year, just above Malta with 20 deaths per million.

Annual Inflation in the EU Down to 1,4%, in Bulgaria it Accelerates to 2.6%

European Union annual inflation was 1.4% in July 2019, down from 1.6% in June. A year earlier, the rate was 2.2%. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. The lowest annual rates were registered in Portugal (-0.7%), Cyprus (0.1%) and Italy (0.3%).

Bulgaria Ranks 54th in Water Stress Levels in the World

July 2019 was reported as the hottest month in the history of meteorological measurements, becoming the latest proof of the magnitude of the global climate crisis, WWF reports. The data are from the Copernicus European Union Climate Change Program, which analyzes temperature data from across the globe.

Fifteen Romanians, family members repatriated from Syria via Turkey

A group of 15 people - Romanian nationals and their family members, Syrian citizens - was repatriated from Syria via Turkey on Wednesday, the Romanian Foreign Ministry (MAE) reports. According to MAE, the repatriation was made with the support from the Romanian embassies in Damascus, Ankara, the Consulate General of Romania in Istanbul and the honorary consul of Romania in Iskenderun.