The U.S. Department of State issued its annual report on Turkey’s Human Right Practices for the year 2018. The report begins with recognising that Turkey is run by an executive presidential system and a 600-seat unicameral parliament, the Grand National Assembly.
Report on 2018 fires exposes public administration bureaucratic character and operational weaknesses
The findings of Tuesday’s report on the deadly fires that killed 100 people and destroyed parts of eastern Attica last July highlighted the complete lack of organization, coordination and efficiency in the country’s state services.
The Greek economy is expected to grow by 2.5 pct in 2019 (up from a 2.4 pct provision included in the medium-term programme) according to the draft state budget plan to be tabled later on Monday in Parliament.
Greece is currently in a low point balance with domestic savings funding investments, without the need to borrow money from abroad, the Federation of Hellenic Enterprises (SEV) said in a report released on Thursday.
Finance ministry sources on Wednesday denied reports that the planned issue of a 10-year Greek government bond had been postponed, pointing out that no decision to issue such a bond had been made.
Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras responded on Wednesday to a news report which claimed he had offered in the past paid advisory sevices in to Swiss drugmaker Novartis, which is currently being investigated for allegedly paying…