International
October 16, 2013 10:53
PSD Deputy Gabriel Vlase, chief of the Romania’s Delegation at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (PA) has been elected Vice-President of the assembly during its last annual session, the 59th, held in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Vlase’s appointment is a success of Romania’s parliamentary diplomacy, considering the central role the national legislatures have within NATO, reads a release of the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs....more »
October 10, 2013 12:11
Barack Obama officially nominated Janet Yellen to succeed Ben Bernanke as Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, the United States central bank. Yellen, who has served as Vice Chair at the Fed for the last three years, is considered to be 'exceptionally well-qualified' for that position according to Obama....more »
September 30, 2013 15:39
Italy faces a governmental crisis upon five ministers, all members of PdL (the Liberty Party), resigned last Saturday, the 28th of September....more »
September 20, 2013 11:08
EU might reintroduce visas for US and Canadian citizens willing to enter EU, in case US and Canada keep the visa-system for citizens of certain Member States, including Romania.EU Parliament has recently voted for changing the EU Regulation regarding visas, setting a reciprocity clause in order to determine US and Canada to waive visas for citizens of Bulgaria, Cyprus, Poland, Czech Republic and Romania....more »
September 19, 2013 10:58
European Parliament adopted a resolution on September 12 asking Russia to respect the policy options of former USSR countries, including Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. The pressure Russia has put against these countries by recently threatening them with coercive measures results from the efforts the former Soviet states made to get closer to EU by joining the ‘Eastern Partnership’....more »
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