12 January 2018
Pedophile Cop Scandal Engulfs Romanian Ministry of Interior Premium

Ministers are at odds over police reshuffle, amid allegations that superiors turned a blind eye to suspect’s behavior.

19 December 2017
Revisiting Europe’s Muslim Heartland Premium

In their new book, two French scholars provide valuable insights on Balkan history over the past 200 years.

By John K. Cox
18 December 2017
Romanian Protesters Channel Memory of Dead King Premium

Rallies against changes to criminal procedure cap a year of roiling public anger at the government.

12 December 2017
Bulgaria and Romania Look Longingly to Schengen Premium

Ten years after entering the EU, there is one unticked box for the Black Sea pair: membership in the passport-free zone.

6 December 2017
Last Romanian King Dies at 96 Premium

After abdicating when the communists took power in the aftermath of World War II, King Michael lived most of his life in exile.

28 November 2017
Romania’s History Through Its Newspapers Premium

A decade after its founding, the ‘Sever Bocu’ press museum is making a name among institutions devoted to preserving southeastern European cultural history.

By Peter Gross
27 November 2017
New Romanian Protests Break Out Against Overhaul of Judiciary and Taxes Premium

In the largest protests this fall, around 30,000 people expressed their discontent with several legislative proposals put forth by the Social Democrat coalition.

24 November 2017
Chinese Company Said Eyeing Media Giant CME Premium

Time Warner-owned company dominates TV market across a wide swathe of Central and Eastern Europe.

21 November 2017
Europe’s Child Poverty Hot Spots Premium

Risk of poverty is high in Balkans, Baltics, and southern Europe, while Slovenia and Czech Republic are doing better.

14 November 2017
Fraud Charges Hit Romanian Ruling Party Leader Premium

Indictments against Liviu Dragnea and others come amid new anti-government protests, as the Romanian leu drops to a record low.



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