Geography of Europe

Laura Codruta Kovesi: It is very important for Justice to continue to resist, to do its job in professional manner

Former head of the National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) Laura Codruta Kovesi Thursday talked about the assault on the justice system, carried out not only through comments in the public space, but also through repeated attempts to change the legislation and stressed the importance for Justice to continue to resist and do its job in a professional way.

PMP's Paleologu: Romania needs president "open to dialogue, who will restore dignity of state

Romania needs a president "open to dialogue, who will restore the dignity of the state, Romania's credibility abroad, will restore respect for Romania and for Romanians and, last but not least, will reinstate social peace," said on Thursday Theodor Paleologu, the candidate of the People's Movement Party (PMP) in the November presidential elections, upon submitting his candidacy at the Central E

Two Greeks seen behind Europe-wide illegal TV streaming platform

Two Greeks aged 27 and 31 are suspected of being the brains behind a Europe-wide illegal television streaming platform believed to be responsible for causing an estimated 6.5 million euros' worth of damage to licensed pay-TV providers, Greece's Athens-Macedonian News Agency reported on Thursday.

EU asylum agency sets up permanent office in Cyprus

Cyprus' interior minister says the European Union's asylum agency is setting up a permanent office on the east Mediterranean island nation to help authorities expedite the burgeoning number of asylum claims.

Constantinos Petrides says Cyprus is the first country to sign a deal with EASO deploying experts to assist processing asylum claims and help curb abuses of the system.

The (new) Greek economic miracle

After a devastating decade-long crisis, the very idea of an economic miracle seems like a paradox. Yet it is something that was a reality for two decades in the aftermath of World War II, when the Greek economy was the second fastest-growing in the world, lagging only Japan, with an economic performance that was well above any other traditional economy in the global economic network.

Defying Obstacles, More Kosovo Diaspora Members Intend to Vote

Members of Kosovo's huge diaspora intend to vote in larger numbers than ever in the forthcoming October elections - but advocacy groups say the process is still too complicated and time-consuming.

Those who have registered to vote have until October 4 to access their right to cast ballots in the early parliamentary elections due on October 6.