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September 18, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s cabinet has approved a series of cross-border co-operation programmes with Romania, Greece, Turkey, Serbia and Macedonia. The programmes are to be submitted to the European Commission for approval, following […]

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Romania registers the most significant drop in number of employees in EU 28

September 14, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The employment rate in Romania has decreased by 3.1 per cent over the second trimester of 2014 (April-June) compared to the same period of 2013, the m ...

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Romania woos China again, seeks infrastructure investment

September 2, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Romanian prime minister Victor Ponta is on a three days visit to China, the second since he came to power in 2012, seeking to lure investors to a mark ...

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Bulgarians, Romanians join in protest at Danube Bridge 2 against tyre processing plant

September 1, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarians and Romanians joined in an August 31 protest against a tyre processing plant that they allege will be harmful to their health. The proteste ...


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    Romania seeks permanent Nato military presence
    August 26, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    A permanent Nato military base on Romanian territory was a strategic objective that Romania will discuss at next week’s military bloc’s summit in Wales, Romanian prime minister Victor Ponta has […]

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    Africa’s M-Pesa mobile payment method debuts in Romania
    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 […]

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    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 submit a bill that proposes the creation of […]

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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 elections due in autumn, defying her party’s decision to go […]