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Business in the Euro Area with the Lowest Growth Since 2014

Eurozone business growth is at its lowest level since 2014, driven by stagnation in France and a slowdown in Germany, according to recent reports, quoted by Econ.bg

In the shadow of political risks such as Brexit and weaker global growth, the eurozone is struggling to keep its economy healthy, according to a study by IHS Markit.

More than 30,000 Antique Objects to Return to Bulgaria after Special Operation by Bulgarian and Spanish Authorities (Video)

More than 30,000 illegally exported antiquities will be returned to Bulgaria after a joint operation of the Special Prosecutor's Office, the General Directorate for Combating Organised Crime, the General Directorate National Police and the Spanish police and judicial authorities, said the Special Prosecutor's Office.

#Romania2019.eu/Melescanu: We cannot conceive peace and security without transatlantic relation

Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu on Wednesday, in the opening of the "Nato@70 - CSDP@20: A partnership for the future" conference, organised on the sidelines of Romania's Presidency at the EU Council, said that the transatlantic relation remains "essential to the European security and prosperity" and underscored the importance of strengthening this relation.

Katrougalos in Paris for talks with French counterpart

Greek Foreign Minister George Katrougalos will visit Paris on Wednesday for talks with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian.
The two officials will discuss issues of regional and international interest, including the situation in Syria and Libya and the European prospects of Western Balkan countries.

The EU has finally adopted the Copyright Directive

EU countries have approved copyright reforms that have been strongly supported by publishers. However, American technology giants and Internet freedom activists have opposed these changes, arguing that they can harm the free sharing of information. The revision of the directive has led to a strong lobbying on both sides.

Romania to cap prices of calls to EEA countries as from May 15

Fixed and mobile calls made from Romania to any country within the European Economic Area (the EU countries, plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) will not exceed 0.19 euro (excluding VAT) per minute, or 0.06 euro for a text message starting May 15, 2019, Romania's National Communications Regulation and Administration Authority (ANCOM) reported on Monday.

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