All posts tagged Romania

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October 21, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria and Romania withdrew their objections to the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) after getting written assurances from Ottawa that Canada will remove visa requirements for Bulgarian and […]

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 ...

European Union and Canadian flags. Vector illustration.

CETA: Bulgaria wants ‘irreversible guarantees’ from Canada on elimination of visas

October 19, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s government said on October 19 that it would not support the European Union’s Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) ...

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    Elements, humans put Eastern European forests under stress
    September 29, 2016, by VOANews

    Climate change, acid rain, excessive logging and pest infestation threaten forests in many parts of the world, including Eastern Europe. Local authorities are fighting back, and some of them are […]

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    Romania to receive six F-16s from Portugal on September 28
    September 28, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Romania’s Minister of National Defence, Mihnea Motoc, has announced that on Wednesday September 26 the first six F-16 aircraft will be taken over from Portugal, the day being branded as “historical” […]

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    Bulgaria and Romania: Very similar and just as different
    September 28, 2016, by Imanuel Marcus of

    They are two neighbouring states: Bulgaria and Romania. They have a similar history, at least in the past eight decades. Both of them entered the European Union on January 1 […]

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    Car production in Romania sees sharp decrease
    September 14, 2016, by

    The production of cars in Romania has suffered a major slump during the first eight months of 2016. About 240 000 vehicles were manufactured from January to August, which is a […]