Athens. Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will on Wednesday make a last-ditch effort in talks with coalition allies to avert a crisis over his controversial shutdown of the state broadcaster which threatens to bring down his government, AFP reported.
Sofia. The management of the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) had to be replaced, because the holding chairperson, Mr. Andonov, handed in resignation, because he was stripped of his secret information access permit, Bulgarian Minister of Economy and Energy Dragomir Stoynev told journalists in the parliament, cited by FOCUS News Agency.
Brussels. Lithuania, which takes over the EU's rotating Presidency on 1 July, is not optimistic regarding the much-protracted accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the Schengen borderless area, the country’s envoy to Brussels said yesterday (18 June), EurActiv reported.