Member states of the Council of Europe

Turkish Navy authorized over oil crisis with Greek Cyprus

Turkey’s naval forces get a new set of rules of engagement to deal with increasing tensions over energy exploration in the eastern Mediterranean The Turkish Navy has been authorized by the government for the full implementation of recently amended rules of engagement in the eastern Mediterranean in the face of growing tension between littoral countries, including Turkey, Greek Cyprus, Egypt

Albania PM to Pay Historic Visit to Serbia

Diplomatic sources told BIRN that Rama will hold a meeting on Monday morning with his Serbian counterpart, Aleksander Vucic, followed by a joint press conference.

The Albanian leader will also take part on Monday in a business forum. It is unclear whether a meeting with Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic will be held on the sidelines.

Serbia ranks 77th according to Legatum Prosperity Index

BELGRADE - Serbia ranks 77th according to the Legatum Prosperity Index, while Norway claimed the first place on the list of 142 countries.

The Prosperity Index released by Legatum Group on Tuesday evaluates countries according to a number of parameters in sectors of economy, entrepreneurship, administration, education, healthcare, security, individual freedoms and social capital.