USR's Dan Barna: We are interested in group of new pro-European parties

Co-Chairman of the 2020 USR-PLUS (Save Romania Union, PLUS, ed.n.) alliance Dan Barna said on Saturday that his party is interested in setting up a group of new pro-European parties. "The USR-PLUS Alliance proposes a breath of fresh air in politics, some fresh air that is undertaken, with new people, career-oriented and competent.

Bulgarian PM Borissov: It is Important to Have Brexit with Rules

That is why this compromise has been made, the prime minister explained, NOVA TV writes. 

"The EU has always been a dialogue. It is important to have Brexit with rules. That is why this compromise has been made. We supported this solution. " This was stated by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov in Brussels.

Polakis spars in public with hospital workers chief

Alternate Health Minister Pavlos Polakis and the president of the national union of public hospital workers (POEDIN), Michalis Yiannakos, argued in public on Thursday over who would speak through the bullhorn during a demonstration by cleaners from hospitals around the country outside the Health Ministry in Athens.

Athens aims to defuse tension in face of Ankara's incendiary rhetoric

In the wake of recent incendiary rhetoric emanating from Ankara, in particular from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Athens insisted on Tuesday that it is determined to de-escalate tensions and pursue good-neighborly relations.

These intentions were articulated in remarks by Foreign Minister Giorgos Katrougalos and Defense Minister Evangelos Apostolakis.