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Romania: Code Orange and Yellow flood alert issued for 10 river basins till Saturday afternoon Deadly 'suicide bomb' outside Turkish police station US Ambassador James Warlick not to finish mandate, to be replaced by Marcie B. Ries Standard & Poor's downgrades 5 Spanish banks German soldiers remain in Kosovo for another year Putin and Nikolic to meet Saturday at UR congress Markovic opens Book Fair in Thessaloniki, visits Hilandar Average April salary RSD 42,215 NBS intervention slows down drop of dinar

PM Berisha ensures constant electricity supply irrespective of price

11:54 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

Prime Minister Sali Berisha ensured today that the government will make the utmost for electricity supply of the population, irrespective of the price, while adhering to its constant principle that electricity shortage is the highest price.

Slovenia: 600 mln for the new greek bailout

11:57 | broj komentara 0 | Slovenian Times/STA

After the second bailout package for Greece worth EUR 130bn was agreed in Brussels, Finance Minister Janez Šušteršič announced that Slovenia would contribute about EUR 600m in guarantees.

Six Slovenian banks on negative watch

12:00 | broj komentara 0 | Slovenian Times/STA

Fitch Ratings placed ratings of six largest Slovenian banks on its negative rating watch. The ratings agency cited rising concerns over the provision of support of the Slovenian authorities for the country's banking sector.

Finance: Greek Eurobank to sell Turkish subsidiary

12:04 | broj komentara 0 | ANSAmed

EFG Eurobank, Greece's third largest bank, has agreed to sell its 70% stake in Turkey's Eurobank Tekfen to Kuwait's Burgan Bank, the commercial banking arm of Kuwait Projects Co (KIPCO), sources close to the deal said, as ReporterNet.com writes.

Croatia, Bosnia preparing trade protocol

12:07 | broj komentara 0 | BSANNA/Hina

Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina will soon begin negotiations on a trade protocol to cushion the effects of Croatia's accession to the European Union next year and its exit from the Central European Free Trade Agreement, the Bosnian Foreign Trade Ministry has said.

EU Interim forecast: euro area in mild recession with signs of stabilisation

12:09 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

The inflation forecast for 2012 has been revised slightly upwards compared with the autumn, due to persistently high energy prices and increases in indirect taxes. It now stands at 2.3% in the EU and 2.1% in the euro area.

Ms. Nina Grall, Head of ECRB section: SEE regional energy markets reform process to be improved in 2012

12:16 18:58 | broj komentara 0 | Serbia-energy.com

SEE regional energy markets reform process to be improved in 2012, Energy Community expects accelerated progress and involvement of all contracting parties.

Croatia: Milk farmers' protest entering day 13

09:31 | broj komentara 0 | tportal.hr

Milk farmers have been protesting for 13 days now stressing they will not remove roadblocks until negotiations with institutions responsible for the milk production and purchase are launched.

Macedonia's EU and NATO membership priority, but not at identity price, Gruevski tells "Die Welt"

09:47 | broj komentara 11 | MIA

According to Gruevski, EU membership is important for the country's economy, but one cannot compromise over the country's defining and statehood.

German tax collectors in Athens

09:52 | broj komentara 0 | Athensnews.gr

More than 160 German financial services executives are willing to come to Greece in order to strengthen the Greek tax mechanism, according to a report to be published in the German magazine 'Wirtschafts Woche', which will be released on Monday.

Debate on whether Greece should default and leave euro held in Athens

11:00 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs, AMNA

Intelligence Squared (IQ2)Greece, in cooperation with BBC World News, organised a debate in Athens on Tuesday evening on the motion "Greece should default on its debt and leave the euro".The debate was moderated by BBC World News journalist Zeinab Badawi.

Greece: 'Anonymous' hackers seize justice ministry website for 2nd time

11:03 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs, AMNA

Hackers associated with 'Anonymous' pirated the ministry's website, blocking its operation, and uploaded videotext protesting the austerity policies in Greece.

Greek SMEs extremely pessimistic over economic, business outlook

11:05 | broj komentara 0 | AMNA

Business environment in Greece is characterized by insecurity, lack of investment plans and lack of liquidity, while the number of small- and medium-sized enterprises closing down is increasingly growing, a survey by GSEBEE showed on Wednesday.

Agreement signed between DEPA-Bulgargaz on the mutual coverage of natural gas shortages

11:07 | broj komentara 0 | AMNA

A cooperation contract between Greece's Public Gas Corporation (DEPA) and the Bulgarian Bulgargaz company on the mutual coverage of possible shortages with natural gas due to extraordinary conditions, has been signed in Sofia by DEPA's president and managing director Haris Sahinis

Foreign national arrested in connection with Triandria apartment weaponry cache discovered after Oct. 2011 handgrenade explosion

11:11 | broj komentara 0 | AMNA

A 53-year-old Turkish national of Kurdish origin has been arrested by police in Thessaloniki, and is believed to be linked with a heavy weaponry cache discovered in a basement apartment in Triandria, Thessaloniki, on October 4 last year following a handgrenade explosion in

RS to take on new 100 mln KM of loans

11:14 | broj komentara 0 | Fena

The RS National Assembly today adopted a decision according to which the government of RS is to take on a new loan through bonds and treasury bills in the amount of 100 million KM.

Drastic decline in industrial production in RS

11:16 | broj komentara 0 | Fena

Compared to the average monthly production last year, the decline is even more striking, and is 12.5 percent, according to the Bureau of Statistics of RS.

Bulgaria does not fully support ECOFIN decisions

11:21 | broj komentara 0 | BNR

Bulgarian Vice-Premier and Economy Minister Simeon Djankov participated this week in the sitting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council /ECOFIN/. He voiced there this country’s stance on two major issues.

EBRD: Credit squeeze risk in Eastern Europe still acute

11:34 | broj komentara 0 | Novinite.com

 Eastern Europe remains at risk of a credit squeeze as western lenders cut funds to meet capital rules even after the European Central Bank's discount loans, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development said.

Russian Patriarch arrives in Bulgaria for Easter

11:37 | broj komentara 0 | Novinite.com

Kirill - Patriarch of Moscow and all the Rus' and Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church. File photo The head of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill is to visit Bulgaria in April around the Easter holiday.

Greek economy to shrink by 4.4 % in 2012, Commission report

11:42 | broj komentara 0 | AMNA

The Greek economy is projected to shrink by 4.4 pct this year and to enter an era of deflation, the European Commission said on Thursday.

Gov't: EIB to play major role in country’s development

11:43 | broj komentara 0 | AMNA

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will play a central role in the country’s development over the next few years, Environment, Energy and Climate Change Minister George Papaconstantinou stated on Thursday within the framework of his meeting with the institution’s

Black Sea Bank to approve 13-16 investment plans in Greece

11:46 | broj komentara 0 | AMNA

Black Sea Commerce and Development Bank is expected to approve and sign around 13-16 investment plans in Greece by 2014, as part of a four-year strategic and business plan, Petros Kontos, director of International Financial Organizations of the Development ministry said on Thursday,

Minister Samak expects more foreign investments in Macedonia this year

11:51 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

This year is going to be favorable in regard to inflow of foreign capital in Macedonia, Vele Samak, Minister in charge of attracting foreign investments, said Thursday in his lecture at Skopje Faculty of Economics.


27. February - 04. March 2012.