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PM Mitsotakis: Government to introduce new strategy against terrorism and violent extremism
21 Jan 2020Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said the 1989 assassination of Pavlos Bakoyannis by the November 17 terrorist organization "marked everyone in his family," speaking at a special event held in honor of victims of terrorism in Greece, held at the War Museum in Athens on Monday.
ESM's Regling: Greek economy doing better than expected
21 Jan 2020The Greek economy's state "is a bit more positive" than expected two months ago, European Stability Mechanism (ESM) chief Klaus Regling said at a press conference after the Eurogroup meeting on Monday.
Sofia stock indices start week in green, BGREIT sets new all-time high
21 Jan 2020Bulgarian Stock Exchange indices closed Monday's trading session on a high note, with the BGREIT index setting yet another all-time high. view more
Bulgarian Socialists file no-confidence motion against govt over environment policy
21 Jan 2020The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) said on Monday that it has filed a no-confidence motion against the governing coalition comprising the conservative GERB party and nationalist alliance United Patriots over its environmental policy." view more
World leaders reach agreement on Libya at Berlin conference
20 Jan 2020Details of the agreement were being presented during a press conference by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, UN Special Envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas following the meeting's conclusion.
Labor Min. Vroutsis: Main and supplemental pension amounts to be restored under new draft bill; system viable to 2070
20 Jan 2020The new social security insurance system will be viable at least until 2070, according to the actuarial analysis accompanying the related draft bill, Labor and Social Affairs Minister Yiannis Vroutsis told Skai TV.
EIB lending 15 mln euro to back Bulgarian SMEs, foster climate action
20 Jan 2020The European Investment Bank (EIB) said on Friday it will expand support of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Bulgaria by providing a 15 million euro ($16.7 million) loan to ProCredit Bank Bulgaria, a unit of Germany's ProCredit Holding. view more
Piraeus' sale of Bulgarian unit to Eurobank in line with EU state aid rules - EC
20 Jan 2020The European Commission said that, following a complaint, it has confirmed the compliance with EU state aid rules of the sale of Piraeus Bank's Bulgarian subsidiary to Eurobank. view more
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PM Mitsotakis: Greece to veto EU Libyan solution if Turkey-Libya agreements are not revoked
17 Jan 2020The nomination of judge Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou "makes me happy because it appears to have been met with wide consensus," Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in an interview to Alpha TV on Thursday night, who expressed the belief the first nominee for the Greek presidency would be elected directly in the first round of Parliament voting on January 22.