All posts tagged Romania

protest tyre plant vidin
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 protesters blocked traffic to the Danube […]


Moldova seeks to sever energy dependence on Russia with new gas pipeline

August 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Moldova has inaugurated a new gas interconnector pipeline on its border with Romania, the first step towards gaining a measure of independence from ...


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 ...

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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 ...

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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 […]

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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 […]