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Celebrities and Religious Leaders Will Try to Convince Bulgarian Roma to Vaccinate

Representatives of show biz, religious leaders and other authorities will provide the Roma population with reliable information in order to persuade people to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

This was announced by Deputy Minister of Health Alexander Zlatanov after a meeting with health mediators - the link between the authorities and the Roma community.

Hellenic-German Chamber: Digital business mission to Greece of 8 German energy companies

Renewable energy technologies, their interconnection to the grid as well as the new investment landscape, as it will be formed in the context of the energy transition, will be at the focus of the digital conference entitled: "Energy Solutions Made in Germany - Renewable Energy Sources, Storage and Integration in Network ", organized on Tuesday, June 29, by the Hellenic-German Chamber of Commerc

Slovenian FM Sides with Skopje against Bulgaria, Requesting EU "action" for Western Balkans Enlargement

The EU needs to move "as soon as possible" from a wait-and-see approach to a problem-solving strategy in dealing with enlargement and the Western Balkans, said Slovenian Foreign Minister Anže Logar in an interview about the priorities for his country's upcoming EU Council presidency.

EU Commission expects swift solutions to resume STA funding

Brussels – Commenting on the new government regulation on the Slovenian Press Agency (STA), the European Commission has said that it expects swift solutions to unblock the agency’s funding, noting such solutions should completely preserve the STA’s autonomy. It should be checked whether the regulation is in line with existing acts governing the STA, it added.

Finance wonders what will happen as state aid schemes expire

Ljubljana – Finance says on Monday that true picture of the economy will soon show as subsidised furlough and monthly universal basic income expire at the end of June being probably one of the two key state measures to fight the consequences of the Covid-19 epidemic. There are some concerns, which is understandable, it adds.

Op-ed: Two reasons for the crisis of political parties

By Christophoros Vernardakis *

The debate over parties and party systems emerges from time to time in critical political theory circles but also in broader public discussion.

That is because parties, the fundamental institutional form of political representation of social classes and groups, are in deep crisis.

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