Showing posts with label Balkans. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Balkans. Show all posts

‘A Concise History of Greece’ in Albanian

 


Mar 30, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Tirana.

A launch event for the Albanian language edition of “A Concise History of Greece” has generated wide interest in the book, which brings a detailed overview of modern Greece's political, economic and social developments to local readers.

February 21, Bulgaria: Varna Municipal Council votes against wind farms in the Black Sea

 


Feb 21, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 Varna City Council has adopted a statement demanding the withdrawal of the draft law on the installation of wind farms in the Black Sea.

February 21, Opposition supporters in Albania protest alleged corruption in Cabinet

 


Thousands of supporters of Albania’s opposition held an anti-government protest in Tirana on Tuesday accusing the Cabinet of corruption. The protest, which ended peacefully, also marked 33 years since the toppling of the main statue of the country’s late communist dictator, Enver Hoxha. (Feb. 20)

Feb 21, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 

February 20, Women's salaries in Bulgaria remain lower than men's

 


Feb 20, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Sofia.

 In 2022, women's average hourly earnings were 12.6% lower than men's, according to the latest National Statistical Institute data on the gender pay gap.

February 20, Skopje: Greek farmers block Evzoni border crossing

 


Feb 20, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Protesting Greek farmers as of 6 pm on Tuesday are blocking the Evzoni border crossing for entry into Greece. Passenger and cargo vehicles are being let in every half hour for ten minutes. 

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February 20, Turkey, Albania contributing to peace in Balkans as NATO allies, says Turkish President

 


Feb 20, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

On Thursday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan remarked that both Turkey and Albania, as members of the NATO alliance, contribute significantly to upholding peace and stability in the Balkans region.

February 19, Passenger jet hits equipment on takeoff from Belgrade airport and is forced to make emergency return

 


Photo: Serbian Dnevnik

Feb 19, 2024. Posted by Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Belgrade, Serbia.

A passenger jet with 106 people on board returned safely to the Belgrade airport after it hit runway equipment and sustained severe damage shortly after takeoff from the Serbian capital, media and airline blogs reported Monday. There were no injuries.

 

February 15, "Change the approach towards Serbia; It's not fair..."

 


Feb 15, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Serbia should not be conditioned with its accession in the European Union on the issue of Pristina, said Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary, Péter Szijjártó

February 15, Bulgaria’s Defence Minister: We are among Nato countries meeting criterion of 2% of GDP for defence

 


Feb 15, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Sofia.

Bulgaria is among the 18 Nato countries that meet the criterion of allocating 2 per cent of GDP to defence, Defence Minister Todor Tagarev said on February 15 in Brussels, where he is participating on a meeting of the alliance’s defence ministers.

February 15, US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, arrives in Tirana

 


Feb 15, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 

The American Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, has arrived in Tirana. The plane in which Blinken was traveling landed at the “Mother Teresa” airport at around 11:12.

February 14, Over 30 migrants were returned to Bulgaria under the Dublin Regulation

 


Feb 14, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Sofia.

Eighteen migrants from Austria and 14 detained in other EU countries were returned to Bulgaria today, February 13, under the Dublin Regulation. Some of the migrants arrived by charter flight.

February 13, Bulgaria: Agricultural producers and farm animal breeders protest in the centre of Sofia


Feb 13, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

26 agricultural organisations blocked the square in front of the Council of Ministers in Sofia on February 13. The main demand of the organisers is for the resignation of Minister of Agriculture, Kiril Vatev. 

February 12, Skopje: MPs to discuss extension of validity of driving licenses with country’s old name until year-end

 


Feb 12, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Parliament is expected to adopt legal amendments extending the validity of driving licenses with the “Republic of Macedonia” name until December 31, 2024 in a fast-track procedure at a session on Monday afternoon.

February 12, Vučić after the meeting with Mitsotakis; "A question has arisen..."

 


Feb 12, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 

After the talks, Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis addressed the media.

February 11, Buzharovska's books break barriers, taboos in Greece


The Greek publishing house Gutenberg hosted Saturday a book launch for the Greek editions of Macedonian writer Rumena Buzharovska's short story collections "My Husband" and "I'm Not Going Anywhere," MIA's Athens correspondent reports.

 Feb 11, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Athens.

February 10, Albania:The arrival of Blinken/ The well-known expert breaks down the scenarios of the American Secretary's visit

 


Feb 10, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The international relations expert, Ardian Shtuni, was invited this Saturday to a TV show, where he commented on the reasons for the visit of the American Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, to Albania.

February 8, EU to donate seven ambulance vehicles to Skopje Emergency Services

 


Feb 8, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

European Union Ambassador David Geer will hand over seven EU-funded ambulance vehicles to Skopje Emergency Services on Wednesday.

February 7, Bulgaria -Second day of farmers' protests: Blockades on main roads in the country

 


Feb 7, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

For the second day in a row, protesting farmers blocked key locations across the country. The roadblocks will be extended by another hour tomorrow.