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President: Greece will not accept 'arbitrary' interpretations of name deal

Greece will not accept "arbitrary" interpretations of the Prespes accord by the government of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Tuesday, referring to the deal reached between Athens and Skopje to resolve the decades-old dispute over the country's name.

Pahor: Greece must assume leading role in the Balkans

The Prespes accord is of historical importance not only for Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) but also for the broader region of the Western Balkans because it creates fresh momentum for the country's incorporation into the European Union and NATO, Slovenia's President Borut Pahor tells Kathimerini in an interview, while urging Greece to play a leading role in this pa

Deadline Looms for Croatia Over Nuclear Waste Storage

The nuclear power plant in Krsko in Slovenia, which is half-owned by Croatia, should be a stable source of electricity for both Croatia and Slovenia by 2043.

NPP Krsko produces waste that is temporarily stored in the power plant and for almost 36 years this temporary solution has been in force.

Refugees In | Athens | November 29 & 30

The Greek Council for Refugees presents "Refugees In," a two-day event at the Bios venue addressing the many different aspects of the biggest wave of migration into Europe since World War II.

Sale of Heta Asset Resolution d.o.o., TCK d.o.o. and TCV d.o.o. in Slovenia

The companies part of transaction are operationally connected entities located in Ljubljana, Slovenia. They have a total gross loan / leasing portfolio of EUR 551m as of 30 September 2018 (including the NPL cross border portfolio of HETA in the amount of ca. EUR 10m), thereof EUR 386m are non-performing and EUR 166m are performing gross exposures.

Winter Tires are Mandatory from Today in Bulgaria

As of November 15, drivers should have changed tires to be adapted to winter conditions or their tread to be over 4 mm.

It will also check whether the headlamps are set correctly and that the windscreen wipers are in good condition.

If there is anything wrong, the fine would be BGN 50.

Bulgaria another country that wants out of UN migration pact

He added that this agreement would undermine Bulgarian national interests.

"The position of the Bulgarian government is not to join UN's global pact on migration," the deputy head of the GERB said after a meeting of coalition heads, Reuters reports. The agency says the juior coalition partner of GERB, the United Patrioty, strongly opposes the UN pact.

Vaccine confidence rising in Greece, report says

Greece comes second behind Slovenia on the list of European Union countries where citizens have a growing amount of confidence in the safety and efficacy of vaccinations, a recent report by the European Commission has shown.