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Romania: ex-leaders to stand trial in 1990 protests deaths

2017-06-13 09:51:00
Romania's general prosecutors' office says former President Ion Iliescu, ex-prime minister Petre Roman and others will stand trial over the deaths of four people when coal miners violently broke up an anti-government protest in 1990. A statement Tuesday ...

Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 Launched in India and Romania

2017-06-13 08:34:00
The start of June brought us launches of the latest Nokia phones in many parts of the world. The Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 just debuted in India, a few days after the launch in Eastern Europe, Romania. Of course, they’re joined by the Nokia 3310 (2017 ...

Anti-Semitic messages on a Jewish Synagogue in central Romania

2017-06-13 07:46:00
The Jewish Community in Cluj-Napoca in central Romania notified the Police on Monday, June 12 about anti-Semitic messages found on an outside wall of the Synagogue of the Temple of Jewish Deportees. Two messages were written on the Synagogue’s wall in ...

Romania's Current Account Deficit Widens

2017-06-13 06:53:00
Romania's current account deficit widened during the first four months of the year, preliminary figures from the National Bank of Romania showed Tuesday. The current account deficit rose to EUR 1.42 billion in the January to April period from EUR 906 ...

Romania C/A deficit rises to 1.4 bln euros in Jan-April

2017-06-13 06:37:00
BUCHAREST, June 13 (Reuters) - Romania's current account recorded a deficit of 1.4 billion euros ($1.57 billion) in the four months, compared with a deficit of 906 million euros in the same period of 2016, central bank data showed on Tuesday. Foreign ...

Romania wants to increase economic relations with Croatia

2017-06-13 05:54:00
Romania and Croatia have a good bilateral cooperation and a huge potential to develop their economic relations, said Romanian Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu while on an official visit to Zagreb yesterday. The two countries are also interested in ...

Women in tech: Why Bulgaria and Romania are leading in software engineering

2017-06-13 04:25:00
Romania closely follows Bulgaria in terms of women in the tech workforce, with 27.2 percent compared with its southern neighbor's 27.7 percent. In central Bulgaria, in the town of Gabrovo, which prides itself on being an international capital of humor, Iva ...

Romania’s justice minister finalizes justice law drafts

2017-06-13 03:33:00
An important set of law projects that aims to solve some of the problems in Romania’s justice system has been finalized by the Justice Ministry and will be presented to the Government this week, according to justice minister Tudorel Toader. Toader added ...

Romania’s annual inflation rate stays at 0.6% in May

2017-06-13 01:38:00
Romania’s annual inflation rate stood at 0.6% in May, a similar level to that registered in April, according to data presented yesterday by the National Statistics Institute (INS). Food prices saw an increase of 2.3% from May 2016 until May 2017, non ...