Eastern Europe

World shares rally to four-week highs as investors bet on China revival

World shares rally to four-week highs as investors bet on China revival

Published 06/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Global stock markets rallied to four-week highs on Monday as investors counted on a revival in Chinese activity to boost global growth, [more…]

Turkish lawyers protest against government plan to reform bar associations

Turkish lawyers protest against government plan to reform bar associations

Published 30/06/2020

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Thousands of Turkish lawyers protested outside Istanbul’s main courthouse on Tuesday against a government plan to reform bar associations, saying it aims [more…]

European shares pick up, dollar gains before quarter-end

European shares pick up, dollar gains before quarter-end

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares picked up on Tuesday after a weak start, extending the optimism of the Asian session, and oil prices steadied as [more…]

Australia striker Juric tests positive for COVID-19

Australia striker Juric tests positive for COVID-19

Published 22/06/2020

SOFIA (Reuters) - CSKA Sofia’s Australian striker Tomi Juric has tested positive for COVID-19, the 31-times Bulgarian champions said in a statement late on Sunday. [more…]

Hisense to start TV set production in Slovenia in January

Hisense to start TV set production in Slovenia in January

Published 15/06/2020

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - China’s household appliances maker Hisense (000921.SZ) plans to start producing TV sets in Slovenia in January 2021, creating about 350 jobs in [more…]

Baby dragons take their bow in a Slovenian cave

Baby dragons take their bow in a Slovenian cave

Published 12/06/2020

POSTOJNA, Slovenia (Reuters) - Three rare aquatic creatures known as baby dragons are going on display in an aquarium at Slovenia’s Postojna Cave, one of [more…]

Greece, Italy to sign accord on maritime zones

Greece, Italy to sign accord on maritime zones

Published 09/06/2020

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece and Italy will sign an agreement on maritime boundaries during a visit by Italy’s foreign minister to Athens on Tuesday, the [more…]

Kobe Bryant honored in Bosnia with giant mural on school wall

Kobe Bryant honored in Bosnia with giant mural on school wall

Published 09/06/2020

GRADISKA, Bosnia (Reuters) - Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who died in a helicopter crash in January, has been honored with a giant mural [more…]

EU leaders unlikely to agree post-coronavirus economic plan on Thursday: sources

EU leaders unlikely to agree post-coronavirus economic plan on Thursday: sources

Published 21/04/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders meeting are on Thursday expected to defer a final decision on how to finance the bloc’s economic recovery in [more…]

Key EU states agree coronavirus economic rescue -text of draft deal

Key EU states agree coronavirus economic rescue -text of draft deal

Published 09/04/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union countries on Thursday evening agreed the emergency credit lines from the euro zone’s bailout fund “will be available until COVID-19 [more…]