Greek government-debt crisis

Bulgaria’s Interior Minister: I am Optimistic that We will be Accepted in Schengen in the Second Half of 2023

"Today's meeting makes me optimistic that our Schengen admission process, which could not be completed at the end of last year, will be finalized at the beginning of the second half of this year." This was said by Interior Minister Ivan Demerdzhiev after a meeting with Greek Migration and Asylum Minister Notis Mitarachi.

Greece told Austria it wants Bulgaria and Romania in Schengen Immediately

Greece insists on the immediate acceptance of Bulgaria and Romania into Schengen, which, according to Athens, is in the interest of the entire European Union. This was announced from Vienna by Minister of Migration Notis Mitarachi, who is on an official visit to the Austrian capital.

Deputy PM Pikrammenos to also represent gov’t at ex-king’s funeral

Deputy Prime Minister Panagiotis Pikrammenos will also represent the government at the funeral of Greece's former King Constantine II, it was announced Friday.

This follows an earlier announcement which declared that the government would only be represented by Culture Minister Lina Mednoni.

Privacy watchdog, Supreme Court clash

The opinion of the Prosecutor of the Supreme Court Isidoros Dogiakos, which provides that under the new law in force, the Independent Authority for Communication Security and Privacy (ADAE) no longer has the power to inform citizens whether their communications have been intercepted for national security reasons, caused the sharp reaction of ADAE'S President Christos Rammos who stressed that "n