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Greek banks need a decade to cut NPLs to 5 pct

It will take Greek banks about a decade to bring their nonperforming loans down to the levels of their European peers, according to DBRS.

25th Carinthian evening: Dance like no other in Slovenia!

Carinthia is a magical landscape in Slovenia, bordering Austria where it finds its Austrian name - Kaernten. The Carinthian people have a unique attitude to their native land - they carry it in their hearts and respectfully weave it into their lives wherever they are.

DefMin Fifor pays visit to NATO HUMINT Centre of Excellence in Oradea

National Defence Minister Mihai Fifor paid a visit to the NATO HUMINT Centre of Excellence in Oradea, aimed at documenting the facilities of the centre. The main topic of discussions with representatives of the institution focused on the current and future challenges regarding the military information, the National Defence Ministry (MApN) mentioned.

Hidria now also with inspiring research and innovation premises in the capital

Since the contemporary technical and technological development requires companies to be flexible, highly responsive and to establish connections, with motivated expert and competent staff being crucial, Hidria decided to also enable to its developers in the areas of mechanical engineering, metallurgy, physics, chemistry, IT and electrical engineering realisation of their innovative ideas in th

Slovenian President is on an Official Visit to Bulgaria

Slovenian President Borut Pahor is on an official visit to Bulgaria at the invitation of the head of state Rumen Radev.

The prospects for European integration in the Western Balkans region in the context of the Bulgarian EU Council Presidency, bilateral relations and the deepening of regional cooperation will be among the highlights of the two heads of state.


Slovenia Asks the EU to Intervene in Sea Dispute with Croatia

Slovenia on Friday submitted to the European Commission a letter of complaint against neighbouring Croatia for its refusal to abide by an arbitration court ruling on a border dispute in the Adriatic Sea.

Balkans Not Very Joyful, UN Report Says

With the partial exception of Romania, the Balkans is not a very happy part of the planet, according to the latest World Happiness Report 2018, produced by the UN's sustainable development solutions network, SDSN.

Slovenian PM resigns over court ruling on referendum

Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar tendered his resignation March 14 after a court annulled the result of a referendum in the latest blow to his crisis-hit government, months ahead of planned elections.

Bulgartransgaz to Acquire Assets of South Stream Bulgaria

Bulgaria's gas transmission system operator Bulgartransgaz said it is planning to acquire 28 properties owned by South Stream Bulgaria, a 50/50 joint venture set up by Russia's Gazprom and state-owned Bulgarian Energy Holding.

The properties have a total estimated value of 13.2 million levs ($8.3 million/6.7 million euro), Bulgartransgaz said in a notice on Tuesday.

Yugoslav Ex-Royals Demand Montenegro Castles Back

Descendants of the former Yugoslav royals want to be given back castles and a house in Montenegro, but also property in Serbia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Macedonia, according to a document that BIRN has obtained from the Karadjordjevic family's office.