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#2019PresidentialElection/ Iohannis: I am counting on votes of USR-PLUS, PMP but also UDMR voters

The National Liberal Party (PNL)'s candidate in the presidential elections, Klaus Iohannis, the incumbent president, has stated on Friday that in the second round of the presidential elections he is counting on the votes of the PNL, Save Romania Union - Freedom, Unity and Solidarity Party Alliance (USR PLUS Alliance) and People's Movement Party (PMP) voters, but desires to obtain votes also fro

FinMin says budget revision around 26-27 Nov; to take into account 4pct deficit

The budget revision for 2019 will be made in the last week of November with a 4 percent deficit, Finance Minister Florin Citu stated on Thursday evening. "The budget revision for 2019 will be around 26 November, 27 November, thus, in the week before 30 November, in the first part of that week. This revision will have a 4 percent deficit.

European police break up migrant-smuggling ring

The European Union law enforcement agency says police across the continent have concluded a two-year investigation into a "massive" criminal network that was using trucks to smuggle migrants into western Europe.

Record: Bulgarians Abroad Have Sent over 1 Billion in the Country

Bulgarians abroad broke the record by the amount of money they sent to their homeland.

For the first time in history, just over a billion and 100 million euros is the money which migrants transferred to Bulgarian accounts, NOVA reported.

According to statistics, about 80% of the money comes from EU countries. The exact amount is EUR 833 million.

North Macedonia Trails Balkan Peers on LGBT Tourist Safety

Serbia ranks as the safest destination for LGBT tourists and North Macedonia as the worst among Balkan states featured on a list of 150 most-visited countries published by travel bloggers Asher and Lyric Fergusson.

Romania's demographic ageing phenomenon increases

The phenomenon of demographic ageing increased in Romania, with the elderly population of 65 years old and over exceeding the young population of 0-14 years by 471,000 on 31 July 2019 compared to 31 July 2018, according to the data published on Tuesday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS).

PM-designate says agreements signed today secure necessary parliamentary support for his Gov't to be invested

Prime Minister-designate, Liberal leader Ludovic Orban said on Monday that the agreements signed with the group of national minorities, the People's Movement Party (PMP), the Save Romania Union (USR), the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) and the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) will ensure the investiture of his Cabinet, showing that he secured more than the necessary numbe

Romania adds desire for international co-operation to UN values heritage

Romania has added to the United Nations' heritage of values "the desire for international co-operation, its firm option for the values of democracy and respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms," the Romanian Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) said Thursday in a press statement.