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

February 6, Immigrants' pensions/ The general director of the Insurance Institute reveals the details: This is what will happen to Greece


Feb 6, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The general director of the Insurance Institute, Astrit Hado, has shown in a TV show what is expected to happen with the pensions of immigrants in the Greek state.

February 6, Serbia: The opposition created chaos in Parliament

 


Feb 6, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The inaugural session of the Assembly of Serbia started today at 10 a.m., but the session ended after a little less than an hour.

February 4 – Skopje: Fifty Idrizovo prisoners to go on hunger strike due to poor living conditions


Feb 4, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

In mold and dampness, cold walls and no hot water, female inmates at the Idrizovo Penitentiary claim that they have been living in inhumane conditions for two weeks, the media of Skopje write

February 2 - Bulgaria commemorates the victims of communist rule


Feb 2, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The date marks a decision by a Bulgarian communist “People’s Court” on 1st of February, 1945 to sentence to death, without the right to appeal three Regents of the then King of Bulgaria, Simeon II - king's uncle Prince Kiril, prime minister Bogdan Filov, and general Nikola Mihov; 67 MPs and 22

February 1 - Human Rights Watch: The Rama-Meloni agreement violates international law

 


Feb 1, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 Tirana.

The Constitutional Court of Albania declared a few days ago that, according to its opinion, the agreement between the Prime Ministers of Albania and Italy for the creation of a refugee processing camp in Albania on behalf of the Italian state is in accordance with the Albanian constitution, but the prestigious international organization Human Rights Watch seems to think otherwise. 

February 1 - Greek diplomatic sources: North Macedonia has had enough time to replace passports, no request for deadline extension

 


Feb 1, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Skopje.

It is extremely hard for Greece to accept that five years was not enough time to replace people's passports, Greek diplomatic sources commented on the issuance of new travel documents in North Macedonia bearing the new name of the country and added that Skopje had not contacted Athens to ask for any deadline extensions, MIA's Athens correspondent reports.

February 1 - Skopje: US partnership is key in Chinese and Russian influence

 


Photo: Skopje’s government press service

Feb 1, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Skopje.

Attending a forum on Chinese and Russian influence in the Balkans held in the US on Wednesday, North Macedonia’s Deputy Prime Minister in charge of good governance policies, Slavica Grkovska, said that US partnership is key in dealing with malign influences in the Balkan region, Skopje’s government press service reported.

January 31 - Hackers obtain confidential information on Romanian officials after cyber attack at Parliament

 


Jan 31, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Hackers breached the database of the Romanian Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of the Parliament, after a recent cyber attack. 

January 31 - The Constitution's lost chance to be 'British' and the seedling of neo-Ottomanism


Jan 31, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

By Alfred Lela - Politiko

Today, in poor Albania, made into a fist and under the weight of an idiotic globalism, two events collided, seemingly unrelated, but which explain how the guts of global conflicts come and are washed away during the prayers of the Albanians.

January 30 - Serbia: Whoever does not report to the army will be sanctioned

 


Jan 30, 2024.  Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Defense Minister announced that while submitting regular annual report, he will explain the proposal on mandatory military service to the Commander-in-Chief.

 

January 30 - Toshkovski proposed measures to the Greek ambassador to resolve the passports issue

 


Jan 30, 2024.  Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Newly appointed Minister of Interior Panche Toshkovski met with the Ambassador of Greece to Skopje, Sophia Philippidou, on Tuesday.

January 30 - Albania: The controversial agreement for immigrants arouses anger on all sides

 


Jan 30, 2024.  Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The agreement between Italy and Albania for immigrants and the decision of the Albanian Constitutional Court for its approval, has echoed in the foreign media.

January 29 - Bulgaria's Finance Minister: Greece supports Bulgaria for Schengen

 


Jan 29, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Finance Minister, Asen Vassilev, said that there was a very fruitful cooperation with the Greek Minister of State, Stavros Papastavrou, after bilateral talks that took place in Sofia on January 29.

January 28 - Talat Xhaferi is voted as the first Albanian Prime Minister in North Macedonia


Jan 28, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Skopje.

With 65 votes in favor and 3 votes against, Talat Xhaferi has been elected prime minister of North Macedonia. He is the first Albanian to be elected prime minister in RMV.

January 28 - President Pendarovski extends Saint Sava Day greetings to Serbian community

 


Jan 28, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Skopje.

President Stevo Pendarovski extended Saturday greetings to the members of the Serbian community in the Republic of North Macedonia on occasion of Saint Sava Day.

 

January 28 - Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan to Visit Bulgaria, Albania and Romania

 


Jan 28, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 

Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan will visit three Balkan countries, Albania, Bulgaria and Romania, said the Turkish Foreign Ministry on its account on the X social network.

January 27 - An Albanian PM in North Macedonia, Ahmeti: We are closer to EU

 


The leader of the Democratic Union for Integration (BDI), Ali Ahmeti, addressing citizens on January 27, 2024. Photo courtesy: Ali Ahmeti (Facebook, clip grab)

Jan 27, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 

Talat Xhaferi is expected to assume the role of the first Albanian Prime Minister in North Macedonia this Sunday after the vote in the Assembly on the composition of the interim Government that will lead the country to the double elections to be held in May.

January 27 - US plans sale of 40 F-35 jets to Greece with additional defense equipment

 


Jan 27, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 

In a recent letter from Secretary of State Antony Blinken to Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the United States has outlined plans to sell up to 40 F-35 jets to Greece and gift the country various defense equipment.

 

January 27 - Bulgaria: The new seventh unit of Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant will be ready by 2034

 


Jan 27, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Sofia.

Within a month Bulgaria is expected to conclude an agreement with the US on the future construction of the seventh and eighth units at Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant, said Energy Minister Rumen Radev, who explained that today he received a mandate from the government to conclude the agreement.

 

January 24 - US State Department calls on Kosovo to "revisit" decision to suspend Serbian dinar

 


Jan 24, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The US State Department reminded Pristina Prime Minister Albin Kurti of the legally binding obligations that Kosovo has undertaken