Greece raises €3.5 bln from 15-year bond sale

Greece on Tuesday raised 3.5 billion euros in cash and bonds from a new 15-year bond issue, its debt agency said, marking the nation's first bond sale since June's national election.

Investor demand topped 13 billion euros and the final pricing was set at mid-swaps plus 125 basis points, a yield of about 4.42%, the Public Debt Management Agency said in a filing.

CoE Report Urges Montenegro to Investigate Police Brutality

Montenegrin Special Police Unit training in camp in the capital, Podgorica. Photo: Government of Montenegro

In its report, the Committee called on Interior Minister Filip Adzic, head of the Police Directorate Nikola Terzic and regional police directors to actively promote a culture change within law enforcement agencies.

MEP Kaili files claim in EU Parliament that she was surveiled while on PEGA committee

European Parliament Deputy Eva Kaili has appealed to the European Parliament for violation of her parliamentary immunity, in a claim she was surveilled by intelligence services during her tenure on the PEGA committee (Committee of Inquiry to investigate the use of Pegasus and equivalent surveillance spyware), her lawyers Sven Mary and Michalis Dimitrakopoulos said on Monday.

Massive fire in Istanbul’s Başakşehir blazing for third day

A massive fire that broke out on the rooftop of a six-story building hosting several businesses in Istanbul's Başakşehir İkitelli Organized Industrial Zone continues for a third day as firefighters struggle to douse the blaze.

The firefighting teams have been tirelessly working to tame the fire that started on June 10 at around 4 p.m.

Bulgaria's Parliament approved a New Contract of 7.2 Million Dollars for the F-16s

Bulgaria's Parliament approved a contract to build a warehouse to store classified equipment and weapons for the F-16 aircraft. The premises will be located at the Graf Ignatievo air base and will cost 7.2 million dollars.

The contract provides for: