All posts tagged Romania

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August 15, 2014, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

In a trend reversal, African technology has migrated to Europe with the launch in Romania of Kenya’s popular M-Pesa mobile money transfer system. Mobile payments have changed the way many […]


Romanian court sentences media magnate to 10 year imprisonment

August 8, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bucharest court of appeal sentenced Romanian media magnate and politician Dan Voiculescu to 10 years in jail, ending one of the longest and most h ...


Hungarians in Romania launch bid for territorial autonomy

August 7, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The Democratic Union of Magyars in Romania (UDMR), the sole party representing the Hungarian ethnic minority in the Romanian parliament, will soon sub ...

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Romanian reformist launches presidential bid

August 6, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Romania’s former justice minister Monica Macovei, now an MEP, officially launched on August 5 her independent campaign for the presidential election ...

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    Floods hit western and central Bulgaria, Serbia and Romania
    August 1, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Heavy rains have unleashed floods that caused serious damage to roads and other infrastructure in western and central Bulgaria, including the Vratsa and Plovdiv regions, endangered a key power station […]

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    Romania braces for severe floods in the south-west
    July 31, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Two people have died so far and other four were missing after southwestern Romania was hit by severe flooding, with a “code red” weather warning for flooding issued for seven […]

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    Romanian prosecutors start hearings in EADS corruption case
    July 14, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Romanian anti-corruption prosecutors started hearing at least 40 current and former high ranking dignitaries in a case which concerns a border security contract with the defence company EADS, signed a […]