All posts tagged Romania

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March 30, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Former Romanian Finance minister Darius Valcov will be held under house arrest for 30 days, a court ruled in a case which continues to reveal details about the magnitude of […]


‘Great potential’ for development of Bulgarian – Romanian border areas

March 26, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

There is great potential for the development of the Bulgarian – Romanian border areas, with the cross-border co-operation programme providing an opp ...

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US army begins Operation Atlantic Resolve training exercises in Bulgaria and Romania

March 25, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

US Army Europe began training in Romania and Bulgaria on March 24 as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve exercises, the Pentagon said. The 173rd Airbor ...

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EU environment commissioner punts ‘blue economy’ at conference in Sofia

March 24, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

In Bulgaria and Romania alone, the five largest sectors of the blue economy create a total of 160 000 jobs and a gross value added of more than 1.2 bi ...

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    Romania sets up governmental body to fight heavy drinking
    March 11, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The Romanian government approved on March 11 2015 the establishment of a national council subordinated to the Health Ministry and entrusted with fighting heavy drinking, following worrying statistics concerning alcohol […]

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    Romanian media tycoon jailed for five years
    March 4, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Dan Diaconescu, once a former media tycoon and who then turned to politics riding on the back of a soaring popularity, was sentenced on March 4 2015 to five years and […]

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    Nato maritime group begins operations in the Black Sea
    March 4, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Nato ships assigned to Standing Nato Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) arrived on March 4 2015 in the Black Sea to operate and train with ships from the Bulgarian, Romanian and […]