All posts tagged Romania

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 offi ...

Bulgaria and Romania agree on deal to ease Danube Bridge lorry traffic problems

January 25, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Border authorities from Bulgaria and Romania agreed on January 25 on a deal to ease lorry traffic congestion problems at Danube Bridge 2 at the Vidin- ...

Romania 2017 CVM report confirms ‘growing irreversibility’ of reform efforts

January 25, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Ten years after joining the European Union with the caveat of regular reports on its judiciary reform efforts, Romania has made ‘major progress& ...

  • Romanian president designates Grindeanu new prime minister
    December 30, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    President Klaus Iohannis has designated veteran leftist Sorin Grindeanu as the new Romanian head of government. Previously, Iohannis refused to endorse a female, Muslim candidate who was criticized for her […]

  • Romanian left return to power in triumphant comeback
    December 12, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    One year after exiting the political scene amidst scandal and unrest, Romania’s center-left Social Democratic Party (PSD) staged a major comeback on Sunday. Exit polls gave the PSD a clear […]