All posts tagged Romania

March 17, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

In reaction to the measles outbreak in neighbouring Romania, Bulgarian health officials have sent recommendations to the regional inspectorates, in an attempt to keep the disease from spreading into Bulgaria. […]

Dinu Lipatti: The Romanian genius pianist who should have lived

March 14, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

“This is piano-playing of a stature that few artists of his generation could have come near approaching”. This is what the famous music cr ...

Measles outbreak in Romania: 17 children dead, neighbouring countries fear epidemic

March 13, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

In Romania, 17 children have died from measles in the past weeks. Health minister Florian Bodog said in Bucharest, none of the children who died were ...

Bulgaria and Romania to hold talks in coming weeks on border crossings – caretaker PM Gerdzhikov

March 11, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The governments of Bulgaria and Romania will hold talks in April at the latest on overall conditions regarding all border crossings between the two co ...

  • Romania protests: No flash in the pan
    February 10, 2017, by Alex Bivol

    Romania rarely features in international media, yet the scenes of mass demonstrations in Bucharest and other major cities last week may feel oddly familiar to Western TV audiences. Large-scale protests […]

  • Romanian PM calls for repeal of corruption decree
    February 5, 2017, by VOANews

    Following widespread demonstrations across Romania, the country’s prime minister called Saturday for the repeal of a decree decriminalizing official misconduct. “Tomorrow [Sunday], we will hold a government [cabinet] meeting to ...

  • Weird government decree: Romanians stage huge protests
    February 2, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    For the first time in decades, as many as 250,000 Romanians took to the streets on Wednesday evening, in order to demonstrate against a government decree, which decriminalizes some corruption […]