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2 Greek ex-ministers sue witnesses in pharma bribe case

Two former Greek government ministers have filed criminal lawsuits against witnesses who allegedly implicated them and other former officials in a pharmaceuticals scandal. Evangelos Venizelos, Greece’s deputy prime minister and foreign minister...
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Greece: Parliament debates investigation over pharma scandal

Greek lawmakers are debating whether to launch an investigation into 10 senior politicians — including two former prime ministers, the current central bank governor and a European commissioner — over allegations they were involved in a...
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Stoltenberg: NATO sees no Russian threat to any of its members

NATO does not see Russia as a threat to any of its members, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in an interview published by the Foreign Policy magazine on Tuesday, APA reports quoting TASS. “We don’t see any threat [from Russia]...
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Illegal border crossings into Europe drops for 60 percent in 2017, EU says

The number of people illegally crossing into the European Union fell by 60 percent in 2017, compared to the previous year, reaching its lowest level in four years, Frontex, the EU’s border and coastguard agency, said in a report released...
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Rama’s ‘joint president’ statement is outrageous, says FM Dacic

Serbia’s Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic condemned Monday the statement of Edi Rama saying that the EU and Western powers have been burying their heads in the sand when it comes to ‘Great Albania’ policy. On Sunday, the Albanian...
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US says doesn’t support exchange of territories

The United States doesn’t support exchange of territories, says the US embassy to Kosovo. Its statement reads that the US doesn’t back swapping of territories or the establishment of a precedent that could cause more problems than...
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Lavrov: West’s attitude stoking tensions in Balkans

The West is stoking tensions in the Balkans despite Russia’s pacific stance, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying Monday ahead of a visit to Serbia, AFP reports. Lavrov criticised the West for making Balkan states...
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Massive tax bill takes fizz out of Coca-Cola result

US President Donald Trump’s tax overhaul dealt a temporary blow to Coca-Cola, but the beverage giant will benefit from the changes in the long run, local media reported. Meanwhile, Coca-Cola reported solid revenue growth of 6% for its...
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Thaci: Kosovo independence – irreversible process

Serbia is only wasting time to obstruct Kosovo, as the country’s independence is an irreversible process, Kosovo President Hashim Thaci says in an interview for the TVN1. ‘I am aware of the challenges we have with the consolidation...
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Russia’s Lavrov: EU pushes Serbia towards Ukraine-style crisis

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has warned the European Union that trying to force Serbia to distance itself from Moscow in return for closer relations with Brussels would risk recreating the divisions that have plunged Ukraine into...