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New car sales in January up 33% y-o-y

ZAGREB, 5 Feb (Hina) – In January 2023, 4,461 new cars were sold in Croatia, up 33% on the year, the Promocija Plus market research agency said on Monday. Škoda sold the largest number of new vehicles (616), followed by Opel…

Pneumococcal vaccine introduced to Montenegro’s vaccination schedule

Podgorica, (MINA) – The pneumococcal vaccine, which is to be administered in order to reduce the risk of middle ear infections, meningitis, bacteremia and pneumonia, will become a part of Montenegro’s vaccination schedule starting this year. According to the Immunization…

Deputy US Special Climate Envoy: We support Greece’s role in diversifying energy sources with its Balkan neighbors

United States Deputy Special Envoy for Climate Sue Biniaz expressed her enthusiasm that Greece will be hosting the 9th ‘Our Ocean’ Conference in April, and for the country’s decision to focus on marine pollution, in an interview to Athens-Macedonian News…

More than half of Macedonians can’t afford annual vacation

Skopje, 5 February 2024 (MIA) – More than half of Macedonians can’t afford an annual vacation away from home, according to the Landgeist web portal based on latest Eurostat data. The majority of households in North Macedonia (55.0%), Albania (58.3%),…

Hasani meets Terzi: Further strengthening of strategic partnership Albania – Italy

TIRANA, Feb  5  /ATA/ Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Igli Hasani, met on Monday in Rome with Senator Giulio Terzi, to discuss concrete projects aimed at further strengthening the strategic partnership between Albania and Italy, also in light of…

Osmani: The official investigations into the terrorist attack in Banjska prove that Serbia is behind it

President Vjosa Osmani has said that the official investigations into the September 24 terrorist attack in Banjska prove that Serbia is behind them, reports KosovaPress. Osmani, after the meeting with the German Minister of Defense, Boris Pistorius, said that in…

Princely Palace in Alba Iulia, open to general public for first time

The Princely Palace in central Alba Iulia, which was built in the 15th century and where the prince Michael the Brave lived, will be open to the public from Monday following the completion of restoration work carried out with European…

We’re not intimidated by Houthi threats says Tajani

Italy will not be intimidated by a Houthi threat to target Rome if it takes part in attacks on the Yemeni-based Iran-backed rebels who are assaulting shipping in the Red Sea, Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani said Monday. Tajani, who is…

Turkish foreign minister to visit to Malta for talks on Türkiye-EU relations

Türkiye’s Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan will pay a two-day visit to Malta to discuss bilateral relations as well as Türkiye-EU relations with Ian Borg, the minister for foreign and European affairs and trade of Malta, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said…

Cyprus government does not accept British diplomat’s statements on incentives

The Cypriot Government does not accept the position expressed by British High Commissioner Irfan Siddique that the Turkish Cypriots want incentives for the resumption of talks. Deputy Government Spokesperson Yiannis Antoniou told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA) that at the current…

Foreign Minister: Bulgaria and Romania’s Accession to Schengen Benefits Europe

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mariya Gabriel, who met with the Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Luminita-Teodora Odobescu, here on Monday said that Bulgaria and Romania’s accession to Schengen is a significant success that will contribute to…

Bank of Spain Governor to meet Herodotou and economic sectors representatives

The Governor of the Bank of Spain, Pablo Hernández de Cos, will be in Cyprus on Monday and Tuesday at the invitation of the Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC), Constantinos Herodotou. According to a CBC statement, Herodotou…