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BSMEPA will Work Close with the International Bank for Economic Cooperation

The opportunities for joint projects were discussed at a meeting today with representatives of the International Bank for Economic Cooperation and Dr. Boyko Takov, Executive Director of Bulgarian Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Promotion Agency. The talks were attended by Mr. Boyko Kotsev, member of IBEC Managing Board, Dr. Ivan Hristov, Deputy Managing Director of IBEC and Mr.

Bulgarian Participation in the 16th Edition of CISMEF (June 24 – 27, 2019) in Guangzhou

On 24.06.2019, 16th edition of CISMEF, China International Small and Medium Enterprises Fair in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, PRC was officially launched. CISMEF is one of the largest multi-profile trade fairs in China, organized with the support of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the State Administration of Market Regulatory Affairs and the Guangdong Province.

Decline expected in industrial investment

Investment in industry will decrease instead of expanding this year, according to the latest estimate published on Wednesday by the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE).

AI seen being put to use by local authorities

Attica governor-elect Giorgos Patoulis said that "the proper use of artificial intelligence (AI) systems can play a significant role in communities and local authorities" when it comes to citizens' everyday issues such as security.

Erdogan says no indication from Trump of US sanctions over S-400 deal

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday he had not seen indications in his talks with President Donald Trump that the United States will impose sanctions on Ankara over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems.

Greeks participate in South Africa expos

Enterprise Greece was the organizer of the country's first national stand at the African Construction Expo and the Totally Concrete Expo organized by The Big 5 in South Africa earlier this month.

Anarchist group throws flyers outside president's residence

Members of self-styled anarchist group Rouvikonas threw flyers outside the residence of President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Wednesday afternoon, in which they called on Greeks to abstain from the July general elections.

Anarchist group scatters flyers outside president's residence

Members of the anarchist group Rouvikonas scattered fliers outside the Athens home of President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Wednesday afternoon, calling on Greeks to abstain from the July general elections or cast spoiled ballots.     According to police sources, the suspects scattered the leaflets while riding on four motorcycles down the street in the Athens neighborhood of Psychico where Pavlopo

Two arrested at East Attica cannabis farms

Two professionally equipped cannabis plantations were discovered by officers of the police narcotics squad in a forest area near the seaside resort town of Porto Rafti in Eastern Attica on Wednesday.
Two foreign nationals, aged 35 and 36, who were reportedly working at the plantations, were arrested.

Gang posed as PPC employees to rob elderly

Police have unraveled a gang whose members posed as employees of Public Power Corporation (PPC) to deceive scores of senior senior citizens in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, stealing jewelry and other valuables worth an estimated 170,000 euros and 6,000 euros in cash.


Moldova’s Constitutional Court Judges Resign Over ‘Political Bias’

The Constitutional Court judges resigned on Wednesday after the new government led by Prime Minister Maia Sandu asked them to quit, accusing them of biased rulings in favour of the former governing Democrat Party led by oligarch Vlad Plahotniuc.

Academics, politicians call for abolition of university asylum

A group of five well-known academics and politicians have written an open letter calling for the end of university asylum, which New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis - who all polls indicate will win the 7 July general election by a large margin - has said he will abolish anyway.

Apostolakis to Akar: Greece wants to avoid tensions in Aegean

Greek Defense Minister Evangelos Apostolakis explained Athens' opposition to Turkey's drilling plans off Cyprus during a meeting with Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar on the sidelines of talks between NATO defense ministers in Brussels on Wednesday.