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Wind of change

December 21st, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Times are changing, mentalities are changing as well, and parties on the Romanian political scene are pressured by the times to change, to leave the warm comfort zone and...

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Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW): Encouraging expectations for Romania’s economy

Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW): Encouraging expectations for Romania’s economy

December 22nd, 2014 at 9:00 PM
In December 2014 economic expectations for Central and Eastern Europe including Turkey (CEE region) improve considerably. In the current survey the ZEW-Erste Group Bank...

Politics»

Iohannis’ first day as President, Ponta invited over for meeting

Iohannis’ first day as President, Ponta invited over for meeting

December 22nd, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The first institutional meeting between President Klaus Iohannis and Prime Minister Victor Ponta took place yesterday at Cotroceni Presidential Palace.   The meeting...

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INSCOP poll: 68.4 percent of  Romanians believe the trial of the Ceausescu couple was unfair, 70.7 percent say verdict was wrong

INSCOP poll: 68.4 percent of Romanians believe the trial of the Ceausescu couple was unfair, 70.7 percent say verdict was wrong

December 22nd, 2014 at 9:00 PM
One quarter of a century after the Revolution that toppled the communist regime, the Romanians are still in the dark as regards what really happened in 1989 and most of them...

World»

Ponta conveys message of support for Moldovan Prime Minister Leanca, expresses hope for continuity

Ponta conveys message of support for Moldovan Prime Minister Leanca, expresses hope for continuity

December 22nd, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Support to Republic of Moldova on its European path must and can be enhanced in 2015 through continuity in the relation with the Chisinau Cabinet, Prime Minister Victor Ponta...

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INSCOP poll: 68.4 percent of Romanians believe the trial of the Ceausescu couple was unfair, 70.7 percent say verdict was wrong

One quarter of a century after the Revolution that toppled the communist regime, the Romanians are still in the dark as regards what really happened in 1989 and most of them believe the events were initiated in the country, showed a survey conducted by INSCOP pollster, commissioned by daily Adevarul and released on Monday. According [...]

President Iohannis says his term will be one of respect for all values, for the Romanian heroes and martyrs

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Iohannis’ first day as President, Ponta invited over for meeting

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Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW): Encouraging expectations for Romania’s economy

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First day of presidential mandate for Klaus Iohannis, first institutional meeting with PM Victor Ponta

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