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GCS: 184 cases of persons infected with novel coronavirus

The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs that a number of 184 cases of persons infected with the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has been registered on Romania's territory until Tuesday. "Other 16 new cases of infection have been registered, as follows: 7 in Iasi, 2 in Suceava, 2 in Neamt and one each in Ialomita, Mures, Botosani, Bistrita Nasaud and Vrancea Counties.

Romanian Opposition Votes in Government it just Ousted

Seizing the moment, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis nominated Orban, head of the National-Liberal party that Iohannis once led, to form the next government.

Don’t Leave Roma Out of EU Enlargement Talks

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Roma Face Brunt of Western Balkans Demographic Crisis

However, one fundamental failure looks set to be repeated: a blatant refusal to consider the situation facing the Roma minority in the Western Balkans and how Roma people themselves could benefit from a new approach to EU enlargement.

Total number of Romanians infected with novel coronavirus reaches 168

A number of 168 cases of people infected with the new coronavirus have been confirmed so far in Romania, the Strategic Communication Group reported on Monday. "To date, March 16, on the Romanian territory, as many as 168 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) have been confirmed.

POST-REVOLUTION ROMANIA, 1990: Creation of the 'Dom Polski' Union of Romania's Poles

The 'Dom Polski' Union of Romania's Poles was founded on March 16, 1990 at the initiative of a group of Poles in Bucharest, informs the website. The Union was registered at the court under the Suceava Court ruling of August 30, 1991 on the file 6079/1991, shows the volume "Political parties" (put out by the National News Agency in 1993).

Current, former sports champions urge fellow Romanians to stay at home

Former and current Olympic, world and European champions such as Nadia Comaneci, Cristina Neagu, Mihai Covaliu, Gabriela Szabo, Marian Dragulescu, Elizabeta Samara or Ionela Cozmiuc have recently gone public, encouraging Romanians to stay at home and observe the orders of the authorities amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Romania reiterates strong condemnation of Crimea illegal annexation, six years thereafter

Romania reiterates its strong condemnation of the illegal annexation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the City of Sevastopol by the Russian Federation, a fact that "violates the international principles and norms and continues to harm stability and security in the Black Sea region and the Euro-Atlantic space," reads a release by the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) six years on since this

Banking system, support for counteracting negative effects of COVID-19 pandemic on economic, social level

The Romanian Association of Banks (ARB) and the Council of Banking Employers in Romania (CPBR), organizations that represent all the active banking institutions on the Romanian market, grant support to clients and authorities regarding the limitation of negative effects on the individual economic welfare, Romania's economy and public health and safety, in the context of the pandemic caused by t

Serbia Closed its Borders and Introduced a State of Emergency because of COVID-19

Serbia closed its borders last night and declared a state of emergency. This is also the case in Romania today.

Greece has banned cruise ships from entering ports and terminated its transport links with Spain, Italy, Albania and Northern Macedonia, which in turn mobilized all available medical personnel.

Coronavirus/ 158 confirmed cases in Romania

A number of 158 persons infected with the Sars-CoV-2 virus have been confirmed so far on Romania's territory, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs.

State of emergency in Romania starts in the beginning of this week

The state of emergency will be instituted on Romania's territory as of the beginning of this week, in the context of the novel coronavirus epidemic. The announcement was made by President Klaus Iohannis on Saturday, after the swearing-in ceremony of the Orban III Government members.

16 more Romanians, infected with novel coronavirus; total number of cases reaches 139

A number of 16 more Romanians tested positive for the novel coronavirus infection, thus the number of COVID-19 patients on Romania's territory having reached 139, the Strategic Communication Group informs. AGERPRES (RO - author: Oana Ghita, editor: Georgiana Tanasescu; EN - editor: Adina Panaitescu)