Southeastern European countries

BusinessMin participates in first session of Romanian-Turkish Joint Economic and Trade Committee

Minister for Business Environment, Trade and Entrepreneurship Stefan-Radu Oprea participated on Friday in the first session of the Romanian-Turkish Joint Economic and Trade Committee (JETCO) and had a meeting with Turkish Commerce Minister Ruhsar Pekan, having as main discussion topics the commercial cooperation, the investment opportunities and the economic cooperation, the Ministry for Busine

Alexander the Great statue finally finds its place in Athens

By George Gilson

Nearly three decades after it was finished by Yannis Pappas, one of the greatest Greek sculptors of the 20th century, a bronze equestrian statue of Alexander the Great has finally been installed in central Athens near the Zappeion, very near Syntagma Square and even closer to the columns of the Temple of Olympian Zeus.

North Macedonia Fails to Lower Road Death Rate

They compared well to the deadliest year in a while, 2013, which saw 199 road deaths.

However, over a decade, the country has made no real progress and is just back where it started.

According to European Commission data on road deaths in the 28 member states for last year, 25,100 people died on European roads in 2018, representing a rate of 49 casualties per 1 million people.

FT: Tsipras hoping to join China's '16+1' group

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to participate in a two-day meeting between China and 16 eastern European countries which will begin in Dubrovnik on Thursday, in the hopes of joining the so-called "16+1" group of states with closer relations to Beijing, the Financial Times reported on Thursday.

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