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Romania shrugs off label of Europe’s poor man as economy booms

2017-10-14 10:00:00
At a sleek new office in the heart of Bucharest, Fitbit co-founder and chief executive James Park explains why the smartwear giant is rapidly expanding its operations in Romania – and following the lead of a host of multinationals. “The tech talent ...

Kim Davis Is Crusading Against Gay Rights in Romania Now

2017-10-14 01:20:00
Kim Davis—the Kentucky county clerk who went to jail in 2015 for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples—is now waging her war against gay marriage in Romania, the New York Times reports. Same-sex marriage is not legal in Romania, but Davis ...

Romania in talks to push for resignation of minister

2017-10-13 19:46:00
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's prime minister is meeting with ruling coalition leaders to push for the resignation of a minister being investigated for corruption. Premier Mihai Tudose held talks with the junior Alliance of Democratic Liberals on ...

Kentucky clerk Kim Davis takes her battle against gay marriage to Romania

2017-10-13 16:55:00
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The county clerk who became famous for fighting marriage equality in Kentucky is now doing the same in Romania. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis is traveling with Harry Mihet, vice president of legal affairs and chief litigation counsel for ...

Kentucky clerk now fighting gay marriage in Romania

2017-10-13 16:17:00
A Kentucky clerk who refused to issue marriage license to same-sex couples has taken her crusade to Romania. In a news release, a Florida-based conservative Christian organization says that Kim Davis is visiting the Central European country this week to ...

Kim Davis Takes Struggle Against Gay Marriage To Another Theater: Romania

2017-10-13 15:02:00
Kim Davis has taken her fight against same-sex marriage far beyond the borders of her native Kentucky lately — far beyond even U.S. shores. The Rowan County clerk, who was jailed briefly in 2015 for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples ...

Romania urged to stop moves to restrict media freedom

2017-10-13 12:53:00
Campaigners have warned Romania to abandon plans they say threaten the indepedence of a key media outlet. Senators have approved a draft law that would place AGERPRES, the country’s first news agency, under political control. Current legislation sees the ...

Romania's ruling party replaces ministers, focus on judicial overhaul

2017-10-13 10:36:00
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania’s ruling Social Democrats replaced three ministers on Friday who resigned in what analysts said was indicative of a rift between Prime Minister Mihai Tudose and powerful party leader Liviu Dragnea. The party also pledged to ...

A Wet and Wild Trip Through Europe: Part 2, Romania — Wild Boar and Red Stag

2017-10-13 10:29:00
As I stated at the end of “A Wet and Wild Trip Through Europe: Part 1, Estonia,” my hunting friend David Hollingsworth and I packed up and flew from Estonia down to Romania, where we met three more Worldwide Trophy Adventure (WTA) clients/friends, Bert ...