Greece attaches great importance to Moscow-Athens South European pipeline

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Greece attaches great importance to Moscow-Athens South European pipeline 

ATHENS, Feb. 3 — Athens attaches great importance to the so-called South European Pipeline project as it is an additional alternative route to transport gas from Russia, Greece's Minister of Environment and Energy Panos Skourletis said.

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Majority of Germans consider US response to migration crisis insufficient

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Majority of Germans consider US response to migration crisis insufficient 

MOSCOW, Dec. 22 — Almost three in four German citizens consider the US offer to accept 100,000 refugees a year by 2017 insufficient, a new poll conducted by Populus exclusively for Sputnik revealed Tuesday.

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Colombians to begin visa-free EU travels on Dec. 3

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Colombians to begin visa-free EU travels on Dec. 3 

MEXICO CITY, Oct. 3 — Colombian citizens will be able to travel to the European Union without a Schengen visa starting Dec. 3, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced.

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World Bank lends 83-M euros to Macedonia for expressway construction

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on World Bank lends 83-M euros to Macedonia for expressway construction 

SKOPJE, Oct. 7 — The World Bank and the Macedonian Ministry of Finance on Tuesday in Skopje signed a 83-million-euro (about USD94 million) loan contract for construction of Rankovce-­Kriva Palanka expressway.

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Eurozone construction production up by 0.8% in March

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BRUSSELS, May 20 — Seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector rose by 0.8 percent in the eurozone and by 1.5 percent in the 28-nation European Union (EU) in March, compared with the previous month, the EU statistics office Eurostat said Wednesday.

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Bulgaria, China mull measures to boost tourist flow

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bulgaria, China mull measures to boost tourist flow 

SOFIA, March 30 — Bulgarian Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova and her Chinese counterpart, Li Jinzao, discussed measures here on Monday to increase the number of Chinese tourists travelling to the Balkan country.

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MIFF 2015 a success in terms of sales

March 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on MIFF 2015 a success in terms of sales 

KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 — The Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) 2015 has achieved a remarkable success in terms of sales from foreign buyers despite having fewer visitors.

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Hong Kong bans import of poultry products from US county, Bulgarian province

February 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Hong Kong bans import of poultry products from US county, Bulgarian province 

HONG KONG, Feb. 5 — Hong Kong has banned the import of poultry meat and products from Okanogan County, Washington State of the United States and Burgas Province of Bulgaria, the city's Center for Food Safety (CFS) said here on Thursday.

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EU ministers agrees to keep turbot and sprat quota unchanged

December 17, 2014 by · Comments Off on EU ministers agrees to keep turbot and sprat quota unchanged 

BRUSSELS, Dec 17 — The European Union (EU) agriculture and fisheries ministers reached a compromise agreement on Tuesday to keep the EU quota for turbot and sprat in the Black Sea unchanged in 2015.

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Russian, Bulgarian negotiators to meet over South stream

December 17, 2014 by · Comments Off on Russian, Bulgarian negotiators to meet over South stream 

MOSCOW, Dec. 17 -– The Russian Energy Ministry is considering the possibility of meeting with representatives of Bulgaria to discuss the situation with the scrapped South Stream gas pipeline to Europe, a ministry spokesperson told RIA Novosti on Wednesday.

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