Geography of Europe

Kosovo Laments ‘Delayed Justice’ as Village Massacre Commemorated

Hundreds of family members of Kosovo Albanian civilians killed by Serbian forces on January 15, 1999 gathered on Friday in Recak/Racak, a village 20 kilometres south of Pristina, to commemorate the anniversary.

Forty-four people are confirmed to have been killed that day, and one woman remains missing.

SYRIZA opposes police force in universities

Harking back to the times when it was on the margins of Greece's political life as an anti-establishment party backing protests, main opposition SYRIZA said Thursday it will fight tooth and nail against the government's new education bill, which, among other things, foresees the presence of police on university campuses to deal with chronic lawlessness plaguing the country's academic institutio

Energy group GEN trumped 2020 plans with EUR 65m in net profit

Krško – Power utility group GEN, which manages the Slovenian half of the Krško power plant, exceeded its plans last year despite the challenging situation and delayed investments due to the Covid-19 epidemic. There were also no disturbances in electricity supply. Net profit reached EUR 65 million, CEO Martin Novšak told the press on Thursday.

Greek MPs ratify agreement for French jets

A 2.5-billion-euro deal for the purchase of 18 Dassault-made Rafale fighter jets from France was ratified by Greece's Parliament on Thursday evening.

The deal passed with an overwhelming majority, securing the support of opposition lawmakers from SYRIZA, Movement for Change and Greek Solution. The Greek Communist Party (KKE) and MeRA25 voted it down.