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Romanian mountain Ice Church draws all types of Christians
BALEA LAC, Romania (AP) — High on a remote mountain in Romania, priests have blessed a church made entirely from ice, outstanding both for its architectural style as well as being a place for religious tolerance.(2/1/2015 8:35:33 AM)
Romania: ex-minister indicted for money-laundering
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Prosecutors have indicted a former presidential candidate, who was one of Romania's most influential politicians in recent years, on suspicion of money-laundering and making false statements.(1/29/2015 11:22:56 AM)
Romania belongs to the Schengen Area
President Klaus Iohannis says Romania belongs to the Schengen Area, as it meets the criteria of this free movement space and any controversies about it are merely political.(1/29/2015 6:42:40 AM)
Romania searching for way to help thousands of Swiss franc borrowers
Romania is looking at ways to help tens of thousands of homeowners who took out mortgages in Swiss francs and are facing crippling exchange rate losses after the franc surged last week, though its financial stability was not at risk, officials said. In Romania, the practice was not as widespread as elsewhere in the region, but the country has around 75,000 Swiss franc borrowers on the books ...(1/20/2015 11:43:41 AM)
Top Romanian banker: cannot help Swiss franc borrowers
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's central bank governor says the country cannot afford to come to the rescue of borrowers who took out loans in foreign currencies and are now pinched by higher costs.(1/30/2015 7:10:21 AM)
Romanian Ice Church at 2,000 metres (6,600-feet) high gives warm welcome to all Christians
High on a remote mountain in Romania, priests have blessed a church made entirely from ice, outstanding both for its architectural style as well as being a place for religious tolerance. Builders have once again created the Ice Church, which is only reachable by cable car at an altitude of 2,000 metres (6,600 feet). Among them was Michael Regen, a priest from the Evangelical Church, who compared ...(2/1/2015 9:00:13 AM)
Romania bets on gambling to balance budget despite long odds
Under pressure to reduce its public deficit, Romania's government is betting on gambling to help fill its coffers, but critics warn it may lose that wager because of high tax rates. Romania, one of the poorest of the 28 EU member states, reached an agreement last month with the International Monetary Fund to reduce its deficit by four-tenths of a point to 1.83 percent of gross domestic product ...(1/27/2015 11:27:43 PM)
Romania's spy chief who backed security laws resigns
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The chief of Romania's Intelligence Service has resigned after criticizing the country's top court for rejecting security laws which allowed the government to collect data on people without court approval.(1/27/2015 11:19:52 AM)
Coface Romania: exacting estimates from experts
Coface Romania, a member of France’s Coface Group, a world leader in loan insurance, has presented yesterday at a press conference its outlook on the global, European and regional economies.(1/30/2015 2:30:19 AM)
Romanian leaders endorse the Commission’s monitoring report conclusions
The new European Commission report on Romania’s law enforcement reforms has been well-received in Bucharest, as it confirms the progress made in the government's fight against corruption. EurActiv Romania reports . On 28 January, the Commission released its annual report under the so-called Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) on Romania and Bulgaria (see background).(1/30/2015 6:44:47 AM)
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