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  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must have been happy with this show of Saudi-American love. For him, any Saudi-led Sunni alliance backed by the US could not only check Iran’s aggression, but also improve his position vis-à-vis the Palestinians, who would be coerced by the Saudis, Egyptians and the Jordanians to accept a deal with Israel.
  • Schäuble and his Greek counterpart, Euclid Tsakalotos, both insisted they are confident a deal will be finally struck in three weeks, “if all goes well”. But that’s a big assumption.
  • The goal was to adapt local content for different audiences at a regional and global level and to develop a network of content with other regional producers. However, the company realised that to implement this it was necessary to forge a solid market position.
  • The conventional wisdom is that the Conservatives’ small majority in the House of Commons will be swelled due to two factors: pro-Brexit sentiment, and because the main opposition Labour Party is flailing around with old-style socialist policies that are no longer attractive to middle-of-the-road voters.
  • That is, the banks have a hands-on approach whereby they not only provide close project monitoring but also are in a position to nominate directors to the boards of the companies to which they lend and in which they have an equity stake.  Moreover, developing banks have in-house technical expertise that allows them to participate in decisions involving choices of technology, scale and location.



4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum kick starts East Med’s port and marina investment drive

Greek government determined to capitalise on sea tourism’s growth potential through concession and PPP investment models

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Piraeus port authority investment plans tabled at 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

Cruise sector at core of expansion plans

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Greece is open for cruise industry business says Greek Minister at Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

Infrastructure improvements and China’s vast feeder potential hold key to Greece’s success in the sector

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R. Scoufias: TAP is a project of great importance for South-East Europe

Mr. Ricard Scoufias highlighted the strategic importance of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP AG) for Europe's energy diversification and security, arguing that “the wider South East Europe (SEE) area is one of the regions that could benefit the most from the opening of the Southern Gas Corridor”

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#MacronLeaks changed political campaigning

Why Macron succeeded and Clinton failed

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Balkans & Black Sea Cooperation Forum

The Forum refers to international conference aiming at highlighting cross‐border cooperation, enhancing bilateral and multilateral relations, strengthening business opportunities and promoting economic growth and sustainable development among the 17 States of the Balkans and Black Sea Region

Mobile World Congress 2017 - The next element

EBR’s Editor-in-chief N. Peter Kramer is among the 100.000 visitors from 200 countries to MWC 2017. The annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is the largest gathering of the mobile industry in the world

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017

3,000 people converge on a small town in the Swiss mountains for the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting 2017, running from 17 to 20 January. What are they doing there? Who are they and what do they hope to achieve?

Too late to save the EU?

Brexit brought an enormous excitement in the discussion about EU's future. The unexpected election of Trump as US President another one. The Pavlov reaction by many of the EU leaders was twice the same old song: we need more Europe, more budget, more buildings, more staff, more member states


Francois Lafond: More cooperation and long-term prospect in the Black Sea area

Friday, May 19, 2017

Ransomware: what is it, how does it work, and can you protect yourself?

Friday, May 19, 2017

Taiwan not invited for 70th World Health Assembly

Friday, May 19, 2017

YES to Sea Tourism Forum

Friday, May 19, 2017

EMST celebrates the International Museum Day

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Hamakiotis: Innovation and entrepreneurship are the answer to the agricultural crisis

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Merkel and Macron: The new “2 M’s” power couple

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Migration Vs. the Welfare State?

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The European Business Review now available in the lounges of Star Alliance

Thursday, May 18, 2017

What is Islamic finance?

Thursday, May 18, 2017

EU ombudsman O’Reilly: ’EU should start paying all its trainees abroad’

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Exclusive interview with Aleksei Leonov, the first man to walk in space

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Is Trump visiting friends or enemies on his first international trip?

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

President of BSTDB: The region of Black Sea in the path of sustainable development

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

China’s Belt and Road blueprint augurs changed global order

Tuesday, May 16, 2017


Brexit ‘civil war’ spells end of Left-Right divide

Predicting shifts in the volatile politics of Europe is fraught with danger, but here’s a cautious forecast on where the UK is headed


Over 9.4 million people employed in the renewable energy sector

More than 9.4 million people across the world are now employed in the renewable energy sector, according to a recent whitepaper published by Allen & York, a leading technical recruitment consultancy.

Editor’s Column

‘For the UK, no deal is better than a bad deal’

By: N. Peter Kramer

Last week Prime Minister May introduced the Conservative Party election manifesto, that kills off any lingering hope of a soft, half-in-half-out Brexit


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