(ANSA) - BELGRADE, OCTOBER 16 - Poland has registered the largest decrease in the European Union of the share of the population at risk of poverty or social exclusion between 2008 and 2017. According to new Eurostat data, released today, the at risk of poverty or social exclusion rate in Poland decreased…
(ANSA) - UDINE, OCT.16 - ''Europe betrayed. Illusions and disillusions'' will be the focus of the 14th International Forum of the Aquileian Euroregion, scheduled in Udine on October 19 with the presence of numerous MEPs and diplomats from the New Europe area, and at the end of which, scheduled for October…
(ANSA) - BELGRADE, 16 OTT - The Serbian ministry of Finance has published on Monday a call for a financial adviser for the sell of the government owned stake of Komercijalna Banka, the second largest bank in the country. In a statement posted on its official website, the ministry said that eligible…
(ANSA) - BELGRADE, 15 OTT - More than a fifth of the Serbian population, 22% of the total, wish leave the country to find better living standards and jobs abroad, shows a new research produced by the think tank "Srbija 21 - Center for the Serbia of the future", made public today. The results of the…
(ANSA) - BELGRADE, OCTOBER 15 - Almost hundred doctors, including many young, have left Kosovo in the last three months, the regional Tv N1 reported today, quoting local media in Pristina. The Doctors' Chamber and Health Care Union in Kosovo asked for urgent measures to prevent the loss of health professionals,…
(ANSA) - BRUSSELS, OCTOBER 15 - The European Union's Foreign Ministers met today in Luxemburg and confirmed the EU "unequivocal" commitment to "continue the military mandate of Operation Althea" to support Bosnia-Herzegovina in its path towards internal and regional stabilization, as well as EU integration.…
(ANSA) - BERLIN, OCT.15 - SPD Secretary General Lars Klingbeil takes Bavaria's election result as a ''clear signal'' that weighs heavily on the Grosse Koalition. After yesterday's vote there will be ''consequences'', he told Ard TV. The leadership style implies that people move away from the SPD and…
(ANSA) - ROME, OCTOBER 15 - "As for migrants, Italy and Romania are first-arrival countries and are both aware this phenomenon should be faced in Europe and along with the Union as a whole". That is what Italy's president Sergio Mattarella said at the end of a meeting with Romania's president, Klaus…
(AP-ANSA) - BERLIN, OCTOBER 14 - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative allies were on course to lose their absolute majority in Bavaria's state parliament by a wide margin Sunday in a regional election that could cause more turbulence in the national government, exit polls indicated. The ARD…
(ANSA) - BERLIN, 14 OCT - he Bavaria state elections at a polling station in Irschenberg, Germany, 14 October 2018. According to the Bavarian state election commissioner some 9.5 million people are eligible to vote in the regional elections for a new parliament in southern German State of Bavaria. Bavarians…
(ANSA) - BELGRADE, OCTOBER 13 - Around 24 Romanian citizens emigrated every hour in 2017, according to calculations of the portal Edupedu, based on official data from the National Statistical Institute (Ins). A total of 219,327 Romanians emigrated in 2017, Ins data show, with an emigration trend that…
(ANSA) - BELGRADE, OCTOBER 12 - The Romanian government has adopted a new series of measures against the African Swine Fever (ASF), after the European Commission has approved a measures for financial support for Romania. In total, 43 million euros will be allotted, part from the EU part from the national…
(ANSA) - UDINE, 12 OTT - Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has called on Horizon Capital to invest in Ukraine, at an annual meeting with Horizon Capital investors in Kyiv on Thursday. Ukrinform reported. Groysman noted that the government is constantly in dialogue with businesses and offers…
(ANSA) - BRUXELLES, 12 OTT - The European Commission backed an agreement between Sparkasse Bank Macedonia and the European Investment Fund worth 1.5 million euros to support start-up businesses in Macedonia. The financial programme, under the European Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI),…
(ANSA) - BRUSSELS, OCT. 11 - The European Commission confirmed that it has received an official notification from Austria, ''which intends to continue to maintain the internal border controls with Slovenia and Hungary, until May 2019, then for another six months, according to Article 25 of the Schengen…
(ANSA) - BELGRADE, 11 OTT - The German car automaker BMW has announced today that it will increase its presence in China and invest over 3 billion euros in a new automotive plant and in the expansion of existing plant structure, also to meet the demand for electric vehicles. In a statement, BMW Group…
(ANSA) - BELGRADE, 11 OTT - Around 400,000 Bulgarian workers are employed but remain poor due to their low income, according to data presented by Galab Donev, Secretary of Social Policy and Health of President Rumen Radev, the Bulgarian news agency Novinite reported. Today, over 1.7 million Bulgarians…
(ANSA) - TRIESTE - "Friuli Venezia Giulia is the gateway to the western Balkans: every euro spent on cross-border projects and for the enlargement of the EU towards the East is an investment in favour of our region". That is what MEP Isabella De Monte (Democratic Party) said in Brussels, during her…
(ANSA) - BERLIN, OCT. 10 - Greece claims 376bn for war reparations from Germany, the Bild reported today, presenting the results of a survey conducted by the Greek Parliament in 2015. Tomorrow Germany's president Frank-Walter Steinmeier will visit Athens and will have to face this issue too. The survey…
(ANSA) - BELGRADE, 10 OTT - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its forecast for the growth of gross domestic product in Hungary to 4% in 2018, up from the previous 3.8% estimated in spring. According to the newest IMF 'World Economic Outlook' released on Tuesday, the economic growth in…
(ANSA) - BELGRADO, 10 OTT - Il Fondo Monetario Internazionale (Fmi) ha rivisto al rialzo le previsioni di crescita del prodotto interno lordo dell'Ungheria per il 2018, passando dal 3,8% stimato in primavera, all'attuale 4%. Secondo l'ultimo World Economic Outlook dell'Fmi, nel 2019, invece, la crescita…
(ANSA) - BELGRADE, 09 OTT - More than 40% of Serbs do not support the idea of 'separating' Serbia from Kosovo, according to a new survey of the Centre for Free Elections and Democracy (CeSID), Serbian media reported. According to the poll, 44% of the respondents said that the separation of Serbia and…
(ANSA) - BRUXELLES, 09 OTT - Federica Mogherini, EU High Representative, and Johannes Hahn, EU Commissioner for Enlargement, said in a joint statement that the formation of the new government in Bosnia-Herzegovina and the conduct of political parties are "an opportunity for political leaders to demonstrate,…
(ANSA) - BELGRADE, OCTOBER 9 - The European Union approved an additional 750.000 euros of funds for a third phase of a program to improve flood prevention and management in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Delegation of the EU in Bosnia and Herzegovina has announced. The funds will be channeled through the…
(ANSA) - BELGRADE, OCTOBER 9 - The gross domestic product in Bulgaria will grow by 3.6% this year, instead of a 3.9% previously estimated, according to projections of the national ministry of Finance, the specialised portal SeeNews reported. The lower growth rate is mostly due "to lower-than-projected…
(ANSA) - TRIESTE, OCT. 9 - Training professionals who are able to 'mix' the skills of each department participating in the 'construction' of a robot. This is the aim of the second level master of Robotics organized by the University of Trieste. Alessandro Fraleoni Morgera, researcher at Units (University…
(ANSA) - BELGRADE, OCTOBER 9 - Germany exported goods to the value of 105.2 billion euros in August 2018, +2.2% on August 2017 and -0.1% month-on-month, the German statistical office (Destatis) said in a statement today. The majority of the exports, more than 59 billion euros, were directed towards…
(ANSA) - BRUXELLES, 08 OTT - "We have called on the national authorities to investigate diligently such cases and make sure that the appropriate checks are in place", EU spokesperson said journalists today on a spat between Kiev and Budapest concerning the Hungarian authorities issuing passports to…
(ANSA) - PRAGUE, OCTOBER 8 - Unemployment rate in Czech Republic is currently under 3 percent, the lowest level in 22 years, Radio Praha reported. Unemployment in Prague fell to 2.1 percent in September, down 0.1 percentage points compared to August. The Czech capital has the fourth-lowest unemployment…
(ANSA) - BRUXELLES, OCTOBER 8 - Mariya Gabriel, EU Commissioner for Digital Economy, will be on official mission to the Western Balkans starting from today until Friday, 12th October, to have inter-institutional talks on the EU Digital Agenda for the countries of the region, and, notably, a number of…

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