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The new social assistance scheme is presented, aiming for equality and increased employment

Prime Minister Albin Kurti and Minister of Finance, Hekuran Murati, today participated in the conference marking the beginning of the piloting of the social assistance reform scheme in Kosovo. In his speech, Kurti said this scheme was designed by the…

Ethnographic Museum of Kruja gets restored with cutting-edge technology

TIRANA, May 18 /ATA/ The Ethnographic Museum of Kruja is carefully restored and enhanced with cutting-edge technology by the EU4Culture programme, led by the experts at UNOPS. The EU delegation in Tirana shared today in the social media images from…

Mitsotakis’ strict warning to the new leadership of the government of North Macedonia

“We are talking about the statements of a designate prime minister. We will wait for the official positions of the government of North Macedonia, but the first evidence is extremely negative. At the core of the Prespa Agreement was the…

‘Attractive Romania’ platform expected to increase number of foreign tourists by 20pct (official)

The ‘Attractive Romania’ programme is an important step the country is taking to reactivate lesser-known but relevant cultural objectives for national and European history and culture, Razvan Popescu, undersecretary of state with the Ministry of European Investment and Projects (MIPE),…

DZS: Croatia’s annual inflation in April at 3.7% – second estimate

ZAGREB, 17 May (Hina) -В Consumer prices in Croatia increased by 3.7% in April 2024 compared with the same month last year, which is the lowest inflation rate since September 2021, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (DZS). The…

Homes cut off after river bursts banks in Veneto

Several homes were cut off on Friday after the Muson dei Sassi River burst through the embankment in the province of Padua town of Camposampiero, causing widespread flooding, as a wave of torrential rain that has hit northern Italy this…

Varehlyi: Western Balkans should seize the opportunity offered by the EU

Podgorica, (MINA) – The Western Balkans must seize the opportunity offered by the EU, said European Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi, adding that by the end of 2027 there will be no more excuses for the region not being ready to…

Mitsotakis: If North Macedonia does not respect the Prespa Agreement, their path to the EU will remain closed

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday sent a clear message to the new leadership of North Macedonia, stressing that if it does not fully comply with the provisions of the Prespa Agreement, then the country’s path to the European Union…

Vast majority of survey participants believe GeSY has improved quality of life

The General Health System (GeSY) that was implemented in Cyprus five years ago has improved the quality of life of citizens, 93% of participants in a survey conducted by the IMR-University of Nicosia has said. Managing Director of IMR-University of…

Kosovo’s membership in the Council of Europe cannot be stopped, says Gërvalla

The head of Kosovar diplomacy, Donika Gërvalla, reacted after Kosovo was left off the agenda of the Council of Europe, saying that the country has already met all the criteria and that membership in this European organization cannot be stopped….

Climber Adrian Ahritculesei conquers Everest

The climber Adrian Ahritculesei, from southwestern Petrosani, conquered the peak of Everest (8,848 m), according to an announcement made on Friday morning by his sports manager, Stefan Adrian Jurca, stating, for AGERPRES, that the ascent took almost 12 hours. “Ahritculesei…

Water disputes causing conflicts around the world, Turkish President Erdogan warns

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday called attention to the role of “disputes over water sources” in sparking conflicts around the world. “Many conflicts in Asia, America, northern Africa, and the Middle East stem from disputes over water sources,”…