Latest News from Slovenia
By John Geddie
Greek bond yields edged lower on Monday after a credit rating upgrade from Standard & Poor's, which said the country remained on track to emerge from a six-year recession.
The upgrade to B from B- late on Friday is a boost for Greece's fragile coalition government, which is hoping to escape the constraints of its EU/IMF bailout program.
The World Bank appoints Antony Thomspon as new country manager for Bulgaria, said the bank in a statement.
"The recent appointment of a new World Bank Country Manager for Bulgaria is further illustration of the institutional commitment to work for ending poverty and promote shared prosperity in the country", the statement reads.
Team Romania - Angel Santana, Bogdan Popescu, Catalin Vlaicu and Vasile Stefan - won the men's European Championship of 3x3 Basketball in Universitatii Square of Bucharest on Sunday night, by defeating Slovenia 18-16 in the final game.
The three-colour team played sensationally and managed to come back in the latest minutes.
Turkey took second in Group C at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup after a 77-64 win over third placed Dominican Republic with OÄuz SavaÅ leading the way with 15 points.
The Turkish national team will face Australia in the last 16, who were beaten by Angola 91-83 but gave a rest to two of their top players, Joe Ingles and Aron Baynes.
BELGRADE - Ten companies from Serbia appeared on this year's list of Top 500 companies from Central Europe (CE), based on their sales revenues in 2013, the best ranked companies being the Petroleum Industry of Serbia (NIS), Electric Power Industry of Serbia (EPS) and Fiat Automobiles of Serbia, the audit and consulting company Deloitte announced on Wednesday.