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Global food prices remain high despite marginal decline

05:34 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

Global food prices fell by 1.4 per cent between March and April, but seem to have stabilized at a relatively high level, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said in its monthly food price index.

Putin sworn in as President

05:35 | broj komentara 0 | Voice of Russia

Vladimir Putin has been sworn in as president of Russia for a six-year term. The inauguration ceremony which took place at the Kremlin Palace on Monday was attended by deputies of both houses of parliament, members of the Constitutional Court, and nearly 3,000 guests. The new

Italy-Turkey: Erdogan to Monti, economy boom in Ankara

05:35 | broj komentara 0 | ANSAmed

Conservative Islamic Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be accompanied by at least six ministers. He will meet Giorgio Napolitano first, then Mario Monti, while the ministers will have parallel talks. Some agreements are expected to be signed, one of them concerning

Putin to assume presidential duties May 7

10:13 | broj komentara 0 | Voice of Russia

On May 7th Prime Minister and President-elect Vladimir Putin will be sworn in to become president of the Russian Federation. Preparations for the inauguration ceremony slated for May 7th are coming to a close.

Hollande wins French presidency

10:09 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs, MarketWatch

Socialist challenger Francois Hollande's victory over French President Nicolas Sarkozy in Sunday's presidential runoff has no immediate impact on France's AA plus credit rating or negative outlook, Standard & Poor's Ratings services said Monday.

Schaeuble once again sounds euro alarm

15:41 | broj komentara 0 | Athensnews.gr

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaueble has once again sounded an audible alarm bell, his message aimed squarely at Greece and France, the two coutries that today are focused on electional clashes, that could well shape the future of the eurozone.

France, Greece, Serbia, Armenia vote in crucial elections

11:56 | broj komentara 0 | Novinite.com

Four European nations – France, Greece, Serbia, and Armenia – are holding Sunday, May 6, 2012, crucial elections.

Elections: Paris to Athens, live coverage on oltreradio.it

Mediterranean Election Day live in collaboration with ANSAmed

07:01 | broj komentara 0 | ANSAmed

The upcoming weekend is a decisive one for the political scene in four countries of the Mediterranean area: Sunday 6 voting takes place in Greece, France, Serbia, including elections in Syria on Monday, the first multi-party vote since the constitutional reform.

French presidential candidates make final appeals to voters

06:57 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

The two contenders in the French presidential election have made their final appeals to the voters before polling stations open Sunday.

Russia promotes new tourist brands

12:40 | broj komentara 0 | Voice of Russia

. Many foreigners who originally have misgivings about going to Russia have a nice surprise when they come. They are usually delighted with the museums and cathedrals. Foreigners could see much more if regional tourism developed faster.

EURO-2012 as political weapon

12:38 | broj komentara 0 | Voice of Russia

The EU is boycotting Kiev. The leaders of several EU countries have refused to come to the summit on Central Europe in Yalta this month. They are also urging European politicians not to attend the football matches of Euro-2012 which will be held in Ukraine in June.

Azerbaijani first lady Mehriban Aliyeva named “First Lady of the Year”

12:35 | broj komentara 0 | BSANNA/Azertac

Turkish Ekovitrin magazine has named Azerbaijan's first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador, MP Mehriban Aliyeva “The First Lady of the Year”.

Azerbaijan and Turkey to sign delayed TANAP pipe deal

12:33 | broj komentara 0 | BSANNA/Azertac

 Azerbaijan and Turkey plan to complete delayed talks on the proposed Trans-Anatolia pipeline that will carry Azeri natural gas across Turkey to Europe by the end of the month.

EU welcomes resumption of freight train traffic through Transnistria

12:32 | broj komentara 0 | BSANNA/Moldpress

"It is first of all a crucial step forward for restoring confidence between the sides to the Transnistrian issue. It is also excellent news for the business community and the people living on the two banks of the Dniester," the official said in a statement

UEFA not about to change venue, dates of EURO 2012

12:30 | broj komentara 0 | BSANNA/Ukrinform

The 2012 UEFA European Football Championship will be held according to the approved plans, former President of the Polish Football Association (PZPN) and UEFA coordinator for EURO 2012 in Poland Michal Listkiewicz told the Polish sports news agency ASInfo, the UKRINFORM-based

Freedom House: Serbia rated "partly free"

07:55 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs, Tanjug

Serbia was rated as 'partly free country' in a 'Global Survey of Media Independence' published by Freedom House ahead of the World Press Freedom Day marked on May 3.

Eurozone unemployment hits record high

07:01 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

Record high unemployment for the 17 countries that use the euro is set to increase the pressure on Europe's leaders to switch from a focus on austerity to a pro-growth strategy to stop the region from moving deeper into recession, AP reports.

Janos Ader confirmed as new Hungary president

07:00 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

The Hungarian parliament on Wednesday confirmed Janos Ader, a co-founder of Hungary's ruling Fidesz party and close ally of Prime Minister Viktor Orban, as the country's new president, AFP reports.

ILO warns of 202 mln unemployed in 2012

07:54 | broj komentara 0 | Novinite.com

The International Labor Organization (ILO) has warned about a global unemployment rate of 202 million people in 2012.

Moscow ready to help Ukraine investigate terrorist attack

11:05 | broj komentara 2 | Voice of Russia

Russia’s Foreign Ministry said Moscow is ready to help Kiev in the investigation of the blasts in Dnepropetrovsk. The number of people who were wounded in the terrorist attacks in the Ukrainian city has reached 29. There are no Russian citizens among them.

EBRD invests in first wind power project in Ukraine

07:55 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is making its first ever investment into wind power generation in Ukraine by organising a €13.3 million financing package to Eco-Optima, a Ukrainian-Italian joint venture company, which will operate a wind farm in Staryy

EBRD President Mirow lists reform priorities for the Euro periphery

Southern Europe needs balance between austerity and growth, he says in a speech

07:52 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

Southern Europe can return to long-term growth if its governments focus on three vital areas of reform, Thomas Mirow, the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, says in a speech on Economic and Monetary Union today (Thursday April 26th).

EBRD: Boosting Turkish wind energy generation

07:51 | broj komentara 0 | Emg.rs

The EBRD is promoting renewable energy in Turkey with a €135 million loan to Enerjisa for the construction of a new wind farm in the country.

US deploys stealth jets to air base in Southwest Asia

07:49 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

The United States has deployed a number of stealth jets, its most modern, fifth-generation fighter bomber, to an air base in Southwest Asia, according to the Air Force.

EU allocates € 10 mln to support small business in Eastern Partnership states

09:56 | broj komentara 0 | Azertac

 European Union has allocated € 10 mln to support small business in Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Armenia, Georgia, Belarus and Moldova and 600+ projects within Business Advices Service (BAS).

French FM warns Syria to comply with peace plan

10:05 | broj komentara 0 | France 24

French Foreign Minister Alain Juppé said Wednesday that his nation wanted to see "at least 300" United Nations observers deployed in Syria by May 5.

Turks invested abroad 25 bln USD in 10 years, report

09:57 | broj komentara 0 | ANSAmed

Turkish businessmen have invested the highest amount of money in the Netherlands during the first 10 years of the new millennium, according to a report derived from official data by the Confederation of Businessmen and Industrialists of Turkey (TUSKON).

Ukraine, Turkey to create free trade area

09:06 | broj komentara 0 | Ukrinform

The signing of an agreement on the creation of a free trade area between Ukraine and Turkey will significantly improve economic cooperation between the two countries.

Professionals from Europe and America come to work in Moscow

06:47 | broj komentara 0 | Voice of Russia

Highly qualified foreign experts have willingly started to arrive in the Russian capital. This is the result of the liberalization of Russian legislation, says the head of the Moscow Department of Migration Service Fyodor Karpovets in an interview with the Voice of Russia.

France 2012: definitive results; Hollande 28.6%, Sarkozy 27.1

06:44 | broj komentara 0 | ANSAmed

According to the definitive results released by the French Interior Ministry, Francois Hollande is in the lead with 28.63%, Nicolas Sarkozy is in second place with 27.18%, and Marine Le Pen is in third with 17.9% after the first round of the presidential elections held yesterday.


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