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PM Dancila to discuss ruling coalition with ALDE's Tariceanu

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, national leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), major at rule, has voiced hope that the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE), PSD's junior coalition partner, will stay at rule, adding that she will have a conversation with ALDE national leader Calin Popescu-Tariceanu, and that she did not discuss forming a new ruling coalition with other political form

The Tourists in Pirin Have almost Doubled

The number of tourists visiting the chalets in the mountainous regions of Razlog and Bansko has almost doubled in the summer, BNT reports. According to the owners of chalets in Pirin, dozens of organized groups from England, Germany and Romania made reservations for the month of August in the mountain tourist complexes already 2 months ago.

Romania favorably answers EC call, offers to take in migrants from Malta

Following the latest developments regarding Mediterranean migrants, Romania has favorably answered a call by the European Commission, which coordinates efforts to identify solutions for saving migrant lives, offering to take in 10 migrants from Malta, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed in a Friday statement.

Romanian Ornithological Society: Seven stork chickens nest, absolute record in 2019

White storks' counting in 2019 saw an absolute record - for the first time, a seven-chicken nest, located in the village of Horodnic de Sus, the County of Suceava (northeast), on Friday informs the Romanian Ornithological Society (SOR) in a release sent to AGERPRES. So far, says the communique, the SOR database recorded nests with six chickens, yet this is the first one with seven chickens.

Bucharest, 6th most polluted city in Europe

Bucharest ranks 6th as most polluted city in Europe, which is why concrete steps to improving air quality are required, on Thursday said the City Hall (PMB) in a communique.

Navy Day/Iohannis: To deter hostile acts in Black Sea region, we further need coordinated approach

In order to deter the hostile acts in the Black Sea region, it is further needed "an all-inclusive, all level coherent and coordinated approach, politically included", that should cover apart from the military field, the "economic, of transport, energy, environmental aspects and most importantly the society's resilience", on Thursday said president Klaus Iohannis in southeastern Constanta, on t

Metallica donates EUR 250k for #1 Pediatric Oncology and Radiotherapy Hospital of Romania

Metallica has donated EUR 250,000 for the erection of the first Pediatric Oncology and Radiotherapy Hospital of Romania, thus joining the #NoiFacemUnSpital / #WeMakeAHospital initiative, on Thusrday announced on Facebook the Daruieste Viata /Give Life Association. The members of the band have made the donation through the "All within my hands" Metallica Foundation.

The Share of Diesel Cars in Bulgaria is Gradually Increasing

The share of passenger cars with diesel engines in Bulgaria increased steadily in the first half of the year, according to the registration data of the Road Police. In just six months, the difference between the cars of the two main types of fuel decreased by 49 184 units.

PM Dancila says official statistics show Romania to be second in EU in economic growth terms

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Wednesday that data released by the National Institute of Statistics (INS) and the National Commission for Strategy and Prognosis show Romania to be the second in the European Union and contradicts the Opposition leaders who claim that the Romanian economy is "collapsing." "Those who have said that Romania has a big economic problem, that, in fact, we are

Ferry trips resume to Samothraki, as Romanian Embassy in Athens gets in touch with Romanian tourists there

Romania's Foreign Ministry (MAE) announces that the Greek authorities have confirmed the resumption of passenger and car ferry trips via the Samothraki - Alexandroupolis route on Wednesday morning, and specifies that the Romanian Embassy in Athens has got in touch with the Romanian tourists staying on this island and continue the efforts with the local authorities to ensure their safe departure

Bulgaria Among the EU Champions for the Smallest Number of Foreigners

Of the 512 million people living in the EU in 2018, 7.8% are with nationality different from their than their country of residence: 3.4% are with nationality from another EU Member State and 4.4% are from non-EU country. These shares vary from one Member State to another.

President Iohannis, President Trump expected to discuss energy, Visa Waiver in Washington DC

On an official visit to Washington DC on August 19-20, Romania's President Klaus Iohannis will discuss with his US counterpart Donald Trump several important issues, including energy security and the Visa Waiver programme. The meeting occurs at the invitation of President Trump. "This is a meeting that I and President Trump have wanted for some time.