Balkan Cities Rock into 2020

Midnight fireworks over Skopje during a New Year's Eve celebrations in North Macedonia's capital on January 1, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE/Georgi Licovski.

Fireworks shower the skies over the Macedonian capital, Skopje, at midnight during a New Year's Eve celebration on Janurary 1, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE/Georgi Licovski.

Romanian Crown Custodian: Greater Union, war outcome obtained with suffering, personal, national sacrifice

The Romanian Crown Custodian Margareta sent on Tuesday a message for the holiday season, urging Romanians not to forget that "The Greater Union and the war outcome were obtained with great suffering, with personal sacrifice and with national sacrifice" . "The year 2019 has looked to the past and to the future.

REVOLUTION 30: 23 - 31 December 1989 events in Bucharest and in other Romanian cities

Romania was the only country facing wide spread violence during the 1989 revolutions; officially, 1,104 people died and 3,300 were injured. Nicolae Ceausescu's dictatorship, believed to be the most brutal and repressive in Eastern Europe, was without doubt one of the main reasons for such a tragic end - as the work ''The 1989 Revolutions in Central and Eastern Europe.

ForMin Aurescu, meeting Dutch counterpart: Romania's objective is to join Schengen Area

Romania's objective is to join the Schengen Area, Romanian Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu reiterated in a meeting with his Dutch counterpart Stef Blok. The meeting between the two officials took place on the sidelines of the Asia-Europe meeting (ASEM) of foreign ministers, in Madrid.

Iohannis: In current context of Rep. of Moldova, Romania's support, including financial, strictly conditioned by reform continuation

President Klaus Iohannis stated, on Tuesday, that the demarche initiated by the Party of Socialists of the Republic of Moldova (PSRM) to remove the Maia Sandu Government, in an "essential" moment for Justice reform, goes against the medium and long-term interests of the neighboring country and its citizens.

ForMin Aurescu, Ambassador Klemm meet to discuss Strategic Partnership between Romania and United States

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogdan Aurescu, had a meeting on Friday with the US Ambassador to Bucharest Hans Klemm, and with Terri Sewell, a member of the House of Representatives of the US Congress, elected in Alabama, on which occasion they discussed about the Strategic Partnership between Romania and the United States and the new Romanian Government's firm commitment to continue to earmark