Politicians

PSD presidential candidate Dancila fully aware it won't be an easy battle, pursuing message of unity

National leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Viorica Dancila said on Tuesday that the decision of the party's National Standing Bureau and National Executive Committee to name her PSD presidential candidate does her honor and renders her even more responsible, mentioning that she is aware this won't be an easy battle, because the party starts from a difficult position.

8 European Countries Set up a Mechanism For Allocation of Rescued Migrants

This was stated by French President Emmanuel Macron after a meeting in Paris, writes NOVA TV. 

Eight European countries set up a mechanism to allocate migrants saved in the Mediterranean. This was stated by French President Emmanuel Macron after a meeting in Paris.

Pro Romania's Ponta: PSD would never let their leader not run;Dancila to be PSD's candidate

Pro Romania Chairman Victor Ponta stated on Monday that Prime Minister Viorica Dancila proposed him to endorse the Social Democratic Party's (PSD) candidate in the presidential elections and he said that there hadn't been a negative or positive response because he wanted to know what the plan was "in view of things unfolding well." Ponta argued on the TVR 1 national television channel that in t

EU countries agree to new migrant influx mechanism, says Macron

Fourteen member countries of the European Union have agreed to a new "solidarity mechanism" proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants across the bloc, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday.

Foreign affairs and Interior ministers of the EU had earlier gathered in Paris to discuss immigration and security issues following a first gathering in Finland last week.

Boyko Borissov Continues to Be the Most Approved Party Leader in Bulgaria

The share of Bulgarians who believe that the government will finish its full mandate is increasing. This shows the results of a Trend research study ordered by "24 hours". According to the data, the most approved party leader in Bulgaria remains the Prime Minister and Chairman of GERB Boyko Borissov.

PNL's National Council meeting to convene on 8 August; President Iohannis invited (sources)

The National Council meeting of the National Liberal Party (PNL) will convene on 8 August at Romexpo, the PNL's National Political Bureau meeting decided on Monday, according to some sources in the party. President Klaus Iohannis will be invited to participate in the meeting of the PNL's National Council, according to the Liberal sources.

The Russian assistance to Turkey during the attempted coup

Reports that emerged last week, on the occasion of the third anniversary of a failed coup in Turkey, suggested that Russian President Vladimir Putin had called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the night of July 15, 1016, to offer him the support of Russian special forces, were not absolutely accurate, Kathimerini understands. 

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