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January 30, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Romania wants to build a Dracula theme park in Transylvania, the head of the national tourism agency said, reviving an idea which dates back to more than a decade ago […]

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.

Romania’s Schengen membership halted only for political reasons – president

January 30, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Romania belongs to the Schengen area since the country fully fulfills all the accession technical criteria while all the other “doubts on this level ...

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EC hails ‘impressive momentum’ in fighting corruption in Romania’s CVM report

January 28, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on January 28 that Romania has made continued progress since last year’s Co-operation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) ...


Top court clears Romanian president of incompatibility charges

January 22, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Romania’s High Court of Justice has rejected an appeal submitted by the National Integrity Agency (ANI), an independent body tasked with checking pu ...

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    USS Donald Cook to enter Black Sea
    December 26, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer USS Donald Cook was to enter the Black Sea on December 26 2014 “to promote peace and stability in the region,” the US Sixth […]

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    Romania’s ruling party cleans ranks after electoral loss
    November 28, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Romania’s ruling social-democrat party PSD expelled on November 27 several high ranking members who had voiced discontent over the presidential elections loss in which party leader Victor Ponta, the current […]