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News Romania: Romania ruling party endorses embattled party chief

News source: https://www.sfgate.com/news/crime/article/Romania-ruling-party-meets-members-urge-party-13246880.php
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's ruling Social Democratic Party on Friday endorsed its chairman despite his recent conviction for abuse of power. Colleagues had called for Liviu Dragnea to step dow...

News Romania: Romania charges police chiefs over violence against protesters

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/romania-charges-police-chiefs-over-violence-against-protesters-141230213.html
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

The head of Romania's riot police and three senior officials have been charged over the use of violence to break up an anti-government protest in Bucharest that left hundreds of people hurt, prosecuto...

News Romania: Romania Distributes $10m to Holocaust Survivors After Years of Foot-dragging

News source: https://www.haaretz.com/world-news/europe/romania-distributes-10m-to-holocaust-survivors-after-years-of-foot-dragging-1.6493913
Publicated on: Sunday 23 September 2018

During the High Holidays, WJRO distributed extra aid among 142 impoverished recipients, including a 104-year-old who lives alone in Israel, the organization said. “These funds help Holocaust victims l...

News Romania: Romania travel: Five reasons to visit Făgăraș

News source: https://www.romania-insider.com/romania-travel-fagaras/
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

The Făgăraș Fortress is the town’s top tourist attraction. Its construction started in the 14 th century and various additions and alterations followed up until the 17 th century. In time, it served a...

News Romania: BUCHAREST, Romania | Romania ruling party endorses embattled party chief

News source: https://www.stl.news/bucharest-romania-romania-ruling-party-endorses-embattled-party-chief/174003/
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania — Romania’s ruling Social Democratic Party on Friday endorsed its chairman despite his recent conviction for abuse of power. Colleagues had called for Liviu Dragnea to step down, bu...

News Romania: Romania To Expand Int'l Natural Gas Flow After EU Probe

News source: https://www.law360.com/articles/1085194/romania-to-expand-int-l-natural-gas-flow-after-eu-probe
Publicated on: Saturday 22 September 2018

Law360 (September 21, 2018, 7:58 PM EDT) -- Romania’s state-run natural gas supplier has committed to taking steps to open its supply stream to Hungary and Bulgaria following a European Union probe of ...

News Romania: Romania’s ruling party leader manages to keep his seat

News source: https://www.romania-insider.com/romanias-ruling-party-leader-manages-to-keep-his-seat/
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

The leader of Romania’s ruling party – the Social Democratic Party (PSD) -, Liviu Dragnea, emerged victorious once again after his most difficult battle so far with the opposition within the party. PS...

News Romania: Romania sets October date for anti-gay marriage referendum

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/romania-sets-october-date-anti-gay-marriage-referendum-165714500.html
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

The Romanian government announced Tuesday that its planned referendum to change the constitutional definition of "family", so as to prevent same-sex couples from marrying, will be held in October and ...

News Romania: Why Romania’s protests have failed to bring about real change

News source: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/2018/09/19/why-romanias-protests-have-failed-to-bring-about-real-change/
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

Romania has experienced large anti-government protests on multiple occasions in the last few years, most recently in August this year. Yet as Daniel Brett explains, the achievements of these protests ...

News Romania: Romania West Nile virus situation: 25 deaths to date

News source: http://outbreaknewstoday.com/romania-west-nile-virus-situation-25-deaths-date-34337/
Publicated on: Sunday 23 September 2018

The Romania Ministry of Health reported (computer translated) an additional 19 meningitis / meningo-encephalitis with West Nile virus (WNV) have been confirmed in the past week, bringing the ...

News Romania: Music binds couple from Georgia, to Romania to Meridian

News source: https://www.miamiherald.com/entertainment/celebrities/article218737655.html
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

Living thousands of miles apart as children Levi and Teodora Mitze-Circiumaru never knew their love for music would one day bring the two together - or to Meridian. Levi Mitze-Circiumaru teaches Algeb...

News Romania: Romania Soon To Face Ballot On Definition of Family

News source: https://thegavoice.com/news/world/romania-soon-to-face-ballot-on-definition-of-family/
Publicated on: Sunday 23 September 2018

Romanian citizens will soon have to cast a ballot on both LGBTQ rights and gender equality, as the Romanian Senate overwhelmingly backed an initiative to change the definition of family in the constit...