Central / Eastern Europe

ECB’s De Guindos sees a strong rebound of euro zone economy in third-quarter

ECB’s De Guindos sees a strong rebound of euro zone economy in third-quarter

Published 01/09/2020

MADRID (Reuters) - The euro zone economy has experienced a strong recovery in the third quarter even though the most recent incoming data in August [more…]

German manufacturing recovery remains on track in August: PMI

German manufacturing recovery remains on track in August: PMI

Published 01/09/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - German manufacturers’ recovery from lockdown measures continued last month, with output growing at the fastest pace since February 2018, a survey showed [more…]

European shares boosted by tech- all eyes on upcoming data

European shares boosted by tech- all eyes on upcoming data

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - Technology stocks drove European shares higher on Tuesday, but sentiment was shaky ahead of key economic readings that are likely to indicate an [more…]

Opening up without control of COVID-19 is recipe for disaster, says WHO

Opening up without control of COVID-19 is recipe for disaster, says WHO

Published 31/08/2020

GENEVA (Reuters) - Countries with significant active spread of coronavirus must prevent amplifying events, as opening up without the virus being under control would be [more…]

Heads of Hungary’s top arts university quit amid fears of state control

Heads of Hungary’s top arts university quit amid fears of state control

Published 31/08/2020

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The management of Hungary’s prestigious University of Theatre and Film Arts resigned on Monday in protest over the imposition of a government-appointed [more…]

Belarusian opposition politician Tsikhanouskaya says she is ready to lead nation

Belarusian opposition politician Tsikhanouskaya says she is ready to lead nation

Published 17/08/2020

MINSK (Reuters) - Belarusian opposition politician Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya said on Monday she was ready to lead Belarus and called for the creation of a legal [more…]

Russia reports nearly 5,000 new coronavirus cases

Russia reports nearly 5,000 new coronavirus cases

Published 17/08/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia reported 4,892 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, pushing its tally so far to 927,745, the fourth largest in [more…]

Czech reported coronavirus cases exceed 20,000

Czech reported coronavirus cases exceed 20,000

Published 17/08/2020

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech Republic’s overall number of coronavirus cases rose above 20,000, as the country tries to contain regional hotspots of the virus. [more…]

Motorcycling: Rossi urges riders to control aggression after ‘terrifying’ crash

Motorcycling: Rossi urges riders to control aggression after ‘terrifying’ crash

Published 16/08/2020

(Reuters) - Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi has urged riders who make their way up to the premier class to exercise caution when fighting for track positions [more…]

Virus spike pushes Sarajevo Film Festival online

Virus spike pushes Sarajevo Film Festival online

Published 14/08/2020

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - The Sarajevo Film Festival will be launched entirely online on Friday after a spike in coronavirus cases forced organisers to cancel plans [more…]