EU sees crime risks from Malta, Cyprus schemes to sell passports

The European Commission will warn that schemes in some EU countries that allow wealthy foreigners to buy citizenship or residency could raise risks of money laundering, corruption and tax evasion.

The warnings are included in a draft report, seen by Reuters, that is expected to be published on Wednesday by the European Union's executive.

Prespes name deal to go before Parliament's foreign affairs committee

The contentious Prespes name deal is to go before Parliament's foreign affairs committee at  5 p.m. on Monday for debate.

It remains unclear how many sessions the committee will require to examine the deal before forwarding it to the House's plenary for a vote.

Parliament Speaker Nikos Voutsis indicated last week that the deal will go to a vote by the end of this week.

AgriMin Petre Daea: Priorities related to innovation and digitization, our commitment to strengthening EU role globally

Agriculture Minister Petre Daea attended the World Food and Agriculture Forum in Berlin, an event organized on the sidelines of the International Green Week exhibition, the topic chosen for this year being "Agriculture Goes Digital - Smart Solutions for Future Farming," informs the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MADR).