ND MP calls for special relationship with Turkey

New Democracy MP and former foreign minister Dora Bakoyannis has proposed that the European Union establish a "special partnership" with Turkey based on the precondition that Ankara accepts the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice in The Hague with the aim of reaching a settlement on the issues of continental shelf and the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) with Greece.

"Johnson comes first, then Trump"

Prime Minister Ana Brnabic and Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Zorana Mihajlovic attend the event.
President Vucic said that he hoped that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson would come to Serbia.
"It will be a great honor for us that the British Prime Minister visits Serbia after many years", Aleksandar Vucic said.

Albania Govt Ignores Outcry Against Online Media Laws

Albanian Parliamentary Commission of Laws, on November 22, 2019. Photo: Gjergj Erebara/BIRN

On Thursday, Mark Marku, Dean of the Department of Journalism and Communications in the University of Tirana, told MPs debating the laws in the parliament's Commission on Media and Education that "nobody in his right mind could possibly support such laws".

Croatia’s Would-be Presidents Fight for Tudjman’s Mantle

The three leading candidates in Croatia's late-December presidential election have not yet confronted each other directly, for example in TV debates - but are meanwhile quarreling bitterly through the media and social networks on who is the rightful heir to former president Franjo Tudjman - who died 20 years ago on Tuesday.

#2019PresidentialElection/ AEP - provisional data (diaspora): Iohannis - 92.89%; Dancila - 7.10%

Klaus Iohannis obtained on Sunday, in the presidential election runoff, 92.89%, and Viorica Dancila - 7.10%, after the count of 55,226 votes in the countries where the stations closed. According to the Permanent Electoral Authority (AEP), Iohannis garnered 51,300 votes (92.89%), and Viorica Dancila - 3,926 (7.10%).

#2019PresidentialElection/AEP - provisional data (nationwide) - Iohannis - 63%; Dancila - 37%

Klaus Iohannis obtained on Sunday, in the presidential election runoff, 63% of the votes, and Viorica Dancila - 37%, after the count of 8,817,440 votes from polling stations in Romania, representing 97%. According to the Permanent Electoral Authority (AEP), Iohannis obtained 5,562,056 votes (63%), and Viorica Dancila - 3,255,262 (37%).

#2019PresidentialElection/BEC - provisional data (diaspora): Iohannis - 89.31%, Dancila - 10.69%

Klaus Iohannis won 89.31% of the votes on Sunday, in the runoff of the presidential elections, and Viorica Dancila - 10.69%, after the counting of 10,719 votes in the countries where the polling stations closed. According to the Central Electoral Bureau (BEC), Iohannis garnered 9,573 votes, and Viorica Dancila - 1,146.