Member states of the Union for the Mediterranean

Power blackout hits Montenegro, Bosnia, Albania and Croatia’s Adriatic coast

Montenegro, Bosnia and most of Croatia's Adriatic coast where temperatures approached 40 degrees Celcius, experienced a major power blackout on Friday, according to Montenegro power distributor CEDIS and local media.

"Almost the entire area of Montenegro is without power due to network outages," CEDIS said on its Facebook page.

Turkey to create marine parks in the Aegean in response to Greece, report says

Turkey plans to establish its own marine parks in the Aegean Sea, a Turkish pro-government daily newspaper has reported.

Daily Sabah quotes an anonymous Turkish official who stated that Turkey's Transportation and Infrastructure Ministry plans to map out its own marine parks in the region, in response to Greece's decision to create a marine park in the Aegean.

Von der Leyen to unveil aid for Lebanon to stop refugee flows, says Cyprus

The European Union will offer economic aid to Lebanon when the European Commission and Cypriot presidents jointly visit Beirut on Thursday, a Cypriot official has said.

Cyprus has grown increasingly concerned at a sharp increase in the number of Syrian refugees making their way to the island. Lebanon, a mere 185 km away from Cyprus, hosts hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees.

Visiting the oracle: Delphi Economic Forum IX

Endy Zemenides, the Executive Director of the Hellenic American Leadership Council, joins Thanos Davelis to recap the main takeaways from last week's Delphi Economic Forum in Greece, where HALC had an important presence, leading discussions on the role of the diaspora, the importance of Cyprus, the Middle East post October 7th, and the future direction of American foreign policy. 

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