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October 21, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

Despite the daunting range of Russian threats, EU leaders in Brussels sent no return fire. They were unable to muster anything other a vague warning on holding Russia accountable for […]

Against earlier predictions, Sibiu mayor Klaus Iohannis was handed a decisive victory in Romania's presidential elections, defeating prime minister Victor Ponta, a blow for Ponta's social democrats certain to have negative ramifications into 2015, likely for Ponta himself.

Same-sex marriage: Romanian president blasts Orthodox Church

October 20, 2016, by

Romania’s president has called for tolerance and acceptance of minorities. The statement was connected to a pending case about same-sex marriage at ...


Romania will not sign the EU-Canada trade agreement

October 20, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Romania does not agree with the signing of the trade agreement with Canada, the Romanian Foreign Ministry (MAE) said. Romania is against the agreement ...

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Alexis Tsipras to begin marathon talks on Greek debt relief

October 19, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will be in Brussels on October 20 to participate in a European leaders’ summit that will officially discuss trade, mi ...

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    Obama to visit Greece?
    October 19, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The story that US president Barack Obama will visit Greece on November 14 – 15th, a week after the US presidential elections, is in every Greek media. The visit will […]

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    Muiznieks: Europe is getting ‘nastier’ for Jews
    October 19, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    Anti-Semitism is on the rise in Europe, with public figures trying to “brush over” past crimes against Jews, CoE human rights chief Nils Muiznieks told DW. The official also urged […]

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    35.7% of the Greek population is living in poverty
    October 18, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    More than one in three people in Greece are living in poverty or social exclusion and on average one in four in the EU, according to 2015 data, which were […]

  • Press conference by Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC in Stockholm, on October 10th, 2016.
    EU foreign ministers: No sanctions on Russia
    October 18, 2016, by VOANews

    European countries will not impose sanctions against Russia for its military actions in Syria. Instead, the European Union wants to start talks this week about the future of Syria with […]