The (new) Greek economic miracle

After a devastating decade-long crisis, the very idea of an economic miracle seems like a paradox. Yet it is something that was a reality for two decades in the aftermath of World War II, when the Greek economy was the second fastest-growing in the world, lagging only Japan, with an economic performance that was well above any other traditional economy in the global economic network.

Director Alexandru Darie has passed away

Director Alexandru Darie, son of late actors Iurie Darie and Consuela Rosu, has passed away Wednesday afternoon, at the Fundeni Clinical Institute, medical sources told AGERPRES. Alexandru Darie, former managing director of Bucharest's Lucia Sturdza Bulandra Theatre, was admitted to the hospital two weeks ago with liver issues, the medical sources added.

Bucharest celebrates 560 years since first documentary attestation through events organized on 21 and 22 September

The Bucharest City Hall (PMB), through the Creation, Art and Tradition Center of Bucharest, organizes on 21 and 22 September two events dedicated to the anniversary of 560 years since the first documentary attestation of Bucharest, namely "iCeleBrate my city" and "iMapp Bucharest." According to a press release sent on Saturday, during the two days, Bucharest will host, on the Union Boulevard, a

The Best Universities in the World Ranking Published

A large-scale survey showed the latest ranking of the best universities in the world, according to the BBC and BGNES.

Universities in the United States dominate the ranking once again, with 7 of the first 10 higher education institutions located there. However, for the fourth consecutive year, the British University Oxford ranks first.

Japanese Minister: We May Need to Dump Radioactive Water from Fukushima into the Ocean

Tokyo Electric Power Company will have to dispose of the radioactive water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant in the Pacific Ocean as the company's storage capacity is running low, Japanese Environment Minister Yoshiaki Harada said.

NATO-supported Marathon in Bulgaria Draws Record Number of Participants

Celebrating the 15th anniversary of Bulgaria's accession to NATO and the Alliance's 70th anniversary, the traditional Ekiden relay marathon took place in central Sofia on Friday (6 September 2019). The popular annual event saw a record number of participants this year - 606 runners, organized in 101 teams.