|Snowfalls, blizzards to hit Romania from early Friday||EU leaders slam S&P credit rating downgrade||Thousands protest against shale gas in Bulgaria||Code yellow issued for 11 districts in Northern and Northeastern Bulgaria||Greece, bondholders break off debt-reduction talks||WEF names global risks of coming decade||Police and Self-determination reach agreement||Reeker on two-week visit to Western Balkans|
07:59 | 0 | MIA
A coordination meeting of Macedonia's top state officials, convened by President Gjorge Ivanov ahead of a new round of talks with Matthew Nimetz in UN-mediated negotiations with Greece on resolving the dispute over Macedonia's constitutional name, kicked off Sunday afternoon.
08:01 | 0 | MIA
The International Monetary Fund is losing confidence in Greece's ability to clean up its public finances and work off its mountain of debt, German magazine Der Spiegel reports.
08:02 | 0 | Focus News Agency
The management of the state-run company Avtomagistrali (Motorways) has been dismissed for its failure to remove the snow from Hemus motorway on Saturday, Bulgarian Minister of Regional Development and Public Works Lilyana Pavlova told a press conference, cited by FOCUS News
08:03 | 0 | Novinite.com
Bulgaria is in the top tier of EU member states with the most dropped down volume of retail trade for last year, according to a recently released Eurostat study.
08:05 | 0 | tportal.hr
According to data from the Administration Ministry, a total of 20,113 Croatian citizens have applied to vote outside their place of residence in the January 22 referendum on Croatia's accession to the European Union, Administration Minister Arsen Bauk said on his Facebook profile
08:07 08:08 | 0 | AMNA
The Eastern Macedonia-Thrace periphery and the municipalities in Evros prefecture were placed on flood alert on Sunday as substantial quantities of water continued to flow over the damns along the shared river in Bulgaria.
08:09 | 0 | Agerpres
The BNR will keep on monitoring the domestic economic developments and the developments of the global economic climate so as to ensure the achievement of the price stability on the medium-term and of the financial stability by the proper adjustment of the instruments it has
08:10 | 0 | Athensnews.gr
Doctors employed by the country's largest health and pension fund, IKA, will continue labour protests next week, with rolling 24-hour strikes starting on Monday and set to last for five days.
08:11 | 0 | ekathimerini.com
Europe's biggest commercial broadcaster RTL Group is giving up on the Greek broadcasting market as the country's debt-induced economic crisis crushes advertising revenue.
08:13 | 0 | ekathimerini.com
January 16 will see the restart of negotiations between the Greek government and the representatives of the eurozone and the International Monetary Fund, known as the troika, regarding the new loan contract, while around the same time the talks about the private sector involvement
08:14 | 0 | ekathimerini.com
The government is preparing a legislative act that will suspend businesses' obligation to raise their basic salaries by 2.6 percent as of July 2012, in accordance with the collective labor contract agreed by employers and labor unions.
08:16 | 0 | Fena
House of Representatives of Parliament of FBiH has been very efficient and worked very seriously this year and there is not a single document on hold at the moment, Chairman of the House Denis Zvizdic said.
08:18 | 0 | BNR
Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has met on Friday with Turkey’s Minister of Transport and Communications Binali Yıldırım. Borissov noted the wonderful cooperation between the two countries and stressed that it should be maintained as they continue solving their problems
08:19 | 0 | BNR
Bulgaria’s Bansko Municipality and Macedonia’s Vinitsa are working together on a project for trans-border cultural cooperation and management of cultural sites on their territories, Bansko’s municipal administration announced.
08:21 | 0 | Emg.rs
The Council of Ministers approved today the draft law, “On ratification of loan agreement between the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Albania and Abu Dhabi Fund for Development on financing Tirana–Elbasan Highway project.”
11:27 | 0 | AMNA
Storekeepers have started making offers and price reductions of up to 70 percent immediately after New Year's Day, in an effort to attract consumers, while similar reductions are also expected after January 15 when the winter sales period starts officially.
11:29 | 0 | AMNA
The European Commission has temporarily approved plans for an additional 380 million euro capital injection for Piraeus Bank, in the framework of Community rules for state subsidies.
22:19 | 0 | Focus News Agency
A state of emergency has been declared in the southern municipality of Smolyan as 10 of its settlements do not have water and electricity for third day in a row, mayor Nikolay Melemov told FOCUS – Smolyan Radio.
22:52 | 0 | MIA
Several tourists stranded at the ski center on Kozuf mountain due to severe snowstorms are being evacuated Monday with snow groomer vehicles.