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Former rivals Gerb-SDS and CC-DB decide to un-freeze talks in face of fierce opposition from across the political spectrum.
Thousands of teachers marched through Bucharest calling for higher wages but with tax revenues well below target the government can’t afford a pay rise.
European sanctions go through a process of continuous maturation and updating, adapting to current geopolitical sensitivities. European actors are accelerating efforts to adopt the eleventh sanctions package.
The election of Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics could precipitate the formation of a new coalition as the ruling New Unity's partners do not want it to hold the presidency as well as the premiership.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko collapsed for a second time this month after a meeting with President Vladimir Putin and was hospitalised in Moscow on May 27.
Gerb freezes talks after recording from Change Continues leadership meeting discussing proposed joint government is released.
Grand coalitions between rivals are one symptom of the radically changed political landscape of the last decade.
Democratic governance deteriorates in Emerging Europe and Central Asia, with worst declines in already authoritarian regions.
Coalition failure to agree on single candidate for president, and ruling party's attempt to install its minister in the post could bring down whole government.
Speculation PM Nicolae Ciuca about to resign as neither of Romania's main ruling parties wants to take responsibility for refusing teachers a pay rise ahead of the super-election year in 2024.
Heavy investment into a few mega projects means that power-hungry Uzbekistan now has about 2.6 GW of green energy capacity, ahead of Kazakhstan – the first country in Central Asia to invest into renewable power.
The Uzbek government is planning to privatise several state-owned enterprises by floating their shares on the Tashkent Stock Exchange (TSE) and has turned its attention to getting them ready, but the market remains narrow and shallow.
Vzevolod Knyazev, the ex-head of Ukraine’s Supreme Court, has been sent to custody for 60 days with the option of posting bail set at UAH107mn ($2.9mn) over bribery charges amounting to $2.7mn, Suspilne reported on May 18.
The first investments are due to begin in six counties in sub-Saharan Africa in 2025.
Justice ministry says delegation had “put forward political expectations beyond the EU’s conditionality procedure and super milestones".
The Uzbek government is going to continue to focus on economic stability, bringing inflation down, making the country more attractive to international investors and boosting trade with World Trade Organisation (WTO) membership.
Move aimed at increasing attraction to international investors as part of a plan to upgrade the capital markets from frontier to developed market status.
Uzbekistan’s deputy prime minister for investment and foreign economic relations, Jamshid Khodjayev, has outlined remaining steps Tashkent needs to take on the path to joining the World Trade ...
International payments company believes Uzbekistan can be a hub for operations across Central Asia.