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Strong investment interest in 10-year Greek government bond; yield at 3.51%

Strong investment interest was recorded on Wednesday in the reopening of the 10-year Greek government bond. According to the Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA), the bids exceeded by approximately 3.5 times the auction amount of 250 million euros, reaching 835…

Mitreska: Central Bank’s policies enable stabilization of inflation and strengthen banking system’s resilience

Skopje, 22 May 2024 (MIA) – At the 23rd BIS Working Party on Monetary Policy in Central and Eastern Europe, National Bank vice-governor Ana Mitreska said on Wednesday that the National Bank’s measures for dealing with inflation further strengthened the resilience…

Kickboxing brings 5 medals to Kosovo

The Kosovo Kickboxing Federation has held a media conference after the successes achieved in the Mediterranean Championship as well as in the World Cup, held in Istanbul, Turkey. The achievements of the contestants in the Mediterranean Championship as well as…

PM: Croatia is not considering recognition of Palestine for time being

ZAGREB, 22 May (Hina) – Croatia is currently not considering the recognition of Palestine, Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said on Wednesday after three European countries — Spain, Ireland and Norway — announced such a move. In coordinated announcements, Spain, Norway and…

Turkish foreign minister calls for united Turkic voice against Israel’s atrocities in Gaza

Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan on Wednesday urged all Turkic nations to raise their voices and take concrete steps against Israeli atrocities in the Gaza Strip, criticizing Western silence and inadequate international responses to the humanitarian crisis in the besieged…

Crosetto to be discharged this weekend

Defence Minister Guido Crosetto will be discharged form a Rome hospital this weekend after being admitted Tuesday night with a second and more painful bout of pericarditis after an initial one in February, sources said Wednesday. Crosetto, 60, a bigwig…

NASA scientist presents latest news from James Webb Space Telescope in Nicosia

NASA scientist Dr. Alexandra Lockwood will give on Wednesday  a presentation in Nicosia on the latest news from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWSP). The Cyprus Space Exploration Organisation’s (CSEO) Space Research Center will open its doors at 18:30 to the…

Center for Openness and Dialogue stages exhibition by Michelangelo Pistoletto

TIRANA, May 22/ATA/ The Center for Openness and Dialogue and the Italian Institute of Culture opened the exhibition “Activation for a responsible social transformation” by the internationally renowned master Michelangelo Pistoletto. Pistoletto is an Italian painter, action and object artist,…

Bulgaria Records Highest Growth in Automotive Market in EU in January-April 2024

Bulgaria recorded the highest growth in the automotive market in the European Union in the first four months of 2024 with a 47.9% increase in new car registrations, show data published by European Automobile Manufaturers’ Association (ACEA) on Wednesday. In…

Agricultural cooperatives in Romania double turnover in recent years (survey)

Agricultural cooperatives have doubled their turnover in recent years, and in 2022, the 1,235 entities that have submitted their financial statements reported a turnover of 4.26 billion RON, an increase of almost three times compared to 2020, reveals a research…

ELSTAT: Arrivals and nights spent in tourist accommodation increase 3.5% and 4.9%, respectively, in March

Arrivals in tourist accomodation establishments of various kinds increased 3.5% to 1,167,330 in March 2024, while nights spent in such accommodation increased to 2,642,364 in the same month, recording an increase of 4.9% relative to the corresponding month of 2023,…

Tourist guides from Croatia, Italy and Slovenia seek support from MEPs

ZAGREB, 21 May (Hina) – The leaders of the national tourist guide associations of Croatia, Italy and Slovenia have sent a joint letter to candidates for the European Parliament seeking support for tourist guides in the domicile territories where they operate…