Romania

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.

 
6 November 2017
Romanians Take to the Streets Against Justice Overhaul Premium

In addition to clearing the way to the presidency for people with criminal convictions, the legislative proposal would also hinder the investigation of magistrates, say critics.

 
30 October 2017
Other Images, the Same World
Discovered after almost half a century, the undeveloped works of Romanian photographer Costica Acsinte feed into an insatiable hunger for the past. From Decat o Revista.
By Gabriela Piturlea
 
23 October 2017
Wage Hikes and Tax Reforms Confuse, Divide Romanians Premium

Plans of major fiscal overhauls, including a social security payment shift, in the EU’s fastest-growing economy are not welcomed by everybody.

 
27 September 2017
Romanian Ruling Party Pitted Against Corruption Agency Premium

Social Democrats close ranks as two of their ministers face abuse of office allegations in a corruption case involving the party’s boss.

 
anti-migrant fence Bulgaria and Turkey
13 September 2017
Romanian Coast Guard Rescues 150 Migrants on Black Sea Premium

Hundreds of migrants have entered Romania by sea or been sent back to Turkey already this month.

 
4 September 2017
Video at Romanian Supermarket in Hungarian-Majority Region Gets the Internet Talking Premium

Some argue that video confirms stereotypes about ethnic Hungarians who wouldn’t serve you in Romanian, while others say that its author had a hidden agenda.

 

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