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Euro court orders Turkey to pay compensation to man shot by police officer

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Dec. 19 ordered Turkey to pay 68,000 euros in compensation to a man who filed an application with the court that a police officer had shot him without subsequently being punished. The court said the police had violated his right to life.

Companies in Bulgaria have not Planned to Hire so Few Employees in Four Years

Bulgarian employers sharply reduce their plans for staff increases, according to the ManpowerGroup's regular employment survey. The forecast, which collects data from 620 employers from five regions in Bulgaria, is the weakest in the last four years, with hiring prospects decreasing by 2 percentage points compared to the previous quarter and by 5 percentage points on an annual basis.

Gabrovo Ordered New Buses for BGN 1.3 Million

Three new natural gas buses will become part of the urban transport in Gabrovo in May 2019. They are produced by the Czech company SOR Libchavy, which won the tender for the delivery of the public transport renewal project. The price of the order is 1.3 million leva, and the purchase is with European funding.

EU replies to Haradinaj: We're negotiating with Thaci only

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, and commissioners Cecilia Malmstrom and Johannes Hahn, in their new letter, state that Haradinaj's unilateral actions jeopardize the progress made so far in the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue.

New Border Crossing Point between Romania and Bulgaria

A new border crossing point for road traffic between Romania and Bulgaria opened in Constanţa county, in the commune of Dobromir. It corresponds to the Bulgarian border point of Krushari, in the northeastern part of the country, reports Romania-Insider.com

Antalya sets Turkey's daily rainfall record

A district in Turkey’s Mediterranean resort city of Antalya set the country record for most rainfall in a day, according to national weather service statement on Dec. 18.

Division and terrorism

Terrorism is an endemic phenomenon in Greece.

Independent MP Haris Theoharis joins ND opposition's ranks

Former Finance Ministry public revenues chief Haris Theoharis, an independent lawmaker, has joined the ranks of New Democracy's parliamentary group, the conservative party announced on Tuesday.

Independent MP Haris Theocharis joins ND opposition's ranks

Former Finance Ministry public revenues chief Haris Theocharis, an independent lawmaker, has joined the ranks of New Democracy's parliamentary group, the conservative party announced on Tuesday.

UK's ambassador Noble: UK needs European Union to have huge success

The UK needs the European Union to have a huge success after Brexit, British Ambassador in Bucharest Andrew Noble said on Tuesday in the opening of a roundtable meeting on Romanian-British cooperation in the field of science and research.

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