Latest News from Romania
Prime Minister Victor Ponta on Wednesday took over the role of interim Finance Minister while another member of his ruling Social Democrat Party, PSD, will temporarily head the economy portofolio.
The moves are the latest in a weeks-long feud among Romania’s ruling coalition members, which escalated after the parties failed to agree on cabinet changes.
The Serbian film Commission, SFC, has mapped out 160 locations suitable for filming as part of a bid to attract more producers of feature films, TV shows and commercials to Serbia.
The project, financed by the European Union and the Austrian Agency for Development, includes 34 municipalities and cities connected to the river Danube.
Romania's GDP growth leads the EU
Quarterly economic growth registers at 1.7 percent in Romania, Eurostat says. In other business news: Turkey ranks third in a list of the world's friendliest destinations for Muslim travellers; Albania encourages Italian investment.
The GDP in Romania grew by 5.1 percent this year. [AFP]
PARIS - Serbia ranks 54th among 180 world countries according to the degree of freedom of the media, while Macedonia and Montenegro are the lowest ranked countries in the Balkans according to the Press Freedom Index for 2014, Reporters without Borders organisation released.
Last year, Serbia claimed the 63rd place on the list.
BELGRADE - The Serbian national female tennis team will play against Romania in the match for the last place in the Fed Cup second world group, the draw in London determined on Tuesday.
Shifts cause Romania's ruling coalition to briefly lose Senate majority