All posts tagged Romania

December 30, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

President Klaus Iohannis has designated veteran leftist Sorin Grindeanu as the new Romanian head of government. Previously, Iohannis refused to endorse a female, Muslim candidate who was criticized for her […]

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Romanian left return to power in triumphant comeback

December 12, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

One year after exiting the political scene amidst scandal and unrest, Romania’s center-left Social Democratic Party (PSD) staged a major comebac ...

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Romanians vote one year after corruption ousted prime minister

December 11, 2016, by VOANews

Romanians are voting in a parliamentary election Sunday, a year after a massive anti-corruption campaign forced the last Socialist prime minister from ...


Black Sea border guard, coast guard chiefs sign co-operation memo

December 1, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The heads of border guard and coast guard services of Black Sea countries have signed a memorandum of co-operation and agreed on holding a joint exerc ...

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    Bulgaria-Romania gas interconnector pipeline finished
    November 11, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov opened at a ceremony on November 11 the gas interconnector pipeline with Romania, describing it as a key step towards diversification of gas supply sources […]

  • 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 his country’s highest court. Klaus Iohannis, who is […]

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    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 which the European Union and Canada […]