Friday

19th Jan 2018

Ticker

EU sets out half-a-billion incentive for Balkans

EU enlargement commissioner Johannes Hahn said Wednesday a new transport and energy pact with Western Balkan states, to be signed at a summit in Trieste, would generate €514m in investments and 80,000 jobs in the region. He said the Transport Agreement would not fulfil its potential if Balkan nations failed to reform: "No one will want to invest his money ... if, for instance, they cannot rely on the judiciary."

Nato prepares to take in Macedonia

Macedonia to be invited into Nato as soon as it solves name dispute, but Russia-linked Greek nationalists could slow things down.

Opinion

Taking full benefit of supercomputers in Europe

Newly-announced financial help for so-called 'supercomputers' can help both EU member states, and small and medium-sized companies to grow - in fields such as health diagnostics, driverless cars and even earthquake predicting.

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