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Croatia's Chief State Attorney Resigns

Croatia's Chief State Attorney, Drazen Jelenic, resigned on Wednesday after local media revealed that he is a member of the Freemasonry organization.

According to an MIA correspondent, the prosecutor resigned after a conversation he had with Justice Minister Drazen Bosnjakovic and after Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic's call to step down or otherwise be fired.

PM Orban stresses in Munich full legitimacy of Romania's aspirations for joining the Schengen area

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban stressed, in Munich, the full legitimacy of Romania's aspirations for joining the Schengen area, given that our country has long met the technical criteria in this regard. The Romanian prime minister participated as a guest of honor on Sunday in the panel discussion "Eurovision Contest: A Europe That Protects", within the Munich Security Conference.

Decision on bond profit use in June

The government will need to secure positive reports from its creditors on the reforms front in the next assessments and see the economy keep advancing if it wants a favorable response to its requests, such as a reduction in the primary surplus targets and the use of SMP and ANFA proceeds for investments, according to European Commissioner for the Economy Paolo Gentiloni's talks on Thursday with

Croatian Health Minister Fired Over Real Estate Scandal

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, who is also a leader of the ruling Croatian Democratic Union, HDZ, sacked Health Minister Milan Kujundzic on Tuesday after a series of media reports that he did not admit the true value of his real estate holdings.

"The minister was focused on topics that had nothing to do with what he was doing," Plenkovic told reporters.

Mitsotakis invites Americans to invest in Greece in reception dinner

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis reiterated his invitation to American businesspeople to invest in Greece as the country recovers from a decade of economic crisis, as he addressed US Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a dinner in his honor at the State Department.

Mitsotakis Foundation attacked with homemade explosive

Unknown assailants set off an explosive device made up of small gas canisters and a vessel containing petrol outside the Konstantinos Mitsotakis Foundation in downtown Athens on Monday night.

The blast occurred at around 11 p.m. and caused limited damage, mainly scorching the facade on the building on Psaromilingou Street in the area of Kerameikos.

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