All posts tagged Romania

  • Global credit card fraud network bust, with arrests in Romania
    March 29, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Forty-four members of a global credit card fraud network have been arrested in a joint operation co-ordinated by the Romanian Cybercrime Unit in Romania, in close co-operation with Europol’s European […]

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    Microsoft under investigation in US for alleged bribes in Romania
    March 20, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The US justice department and securities regulator were investigating Microsoft after a former company representative made allegations that Microsoft business partners bribed government officials in China, Italy and Romania in […]

  • Romania’s election – hard figures and a hard future
    December 14, 2012, by Alex Bivol

    Romania boasts the largest administrative building in the world, the Parliament Palace that is home to its bicameral parliament – fittingly, perhaps, it will now boast one of the largest […]

  • Schengen: Of political games and playing patience
    September 21, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Bulgaria’s national parliamentary election in 2013 will be fought on issues of considerably greater moment than whether by then the country finally has joined the European Union’s Schengen visa zone, […]

  • Romania’s prime minister accused of plagiarism
    June 19, 2012, by Alex Bivol

    Romanian prime minister Victor Ponta has become the latest high-ranking European politician to become embroiled in a plagiarism row after British magazine Nature has accused him of “copying large sections […]

  • Romania threatens to make Hungarian House Speaker persona non grata
    June 13, 2012, by Benedicte Williams of The Budapest Times

    Parliament Speaker László Kövér left for Romania on Tuesday to campaign for an ethnic Hungarian party despite already soured relations with the Romanian government in recent weeks over the reburial […]