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Stories about Romania

1 January 2010

Video: Year End Traditions and Rituals

Around the world, people celebrate the arrival of the New Year with certain traditions. Today, through video we bring you some of the traditions and rituals people follow to improve...

10 October 2009

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day: Amplifying Voices

With hot button issues such as swine flu dominating the headlines, it can be easy to overlook an equally vital, though less attention-grabbing, health issue: palliative care. World Hospice and...

20 April 2009

Moldova: “Making Sense of Recent Events”

Below is a follow-up to the three earlier GV posts on the blog coverage of the protests and rioting in Chisinau, Moldova, that followed the April 5 election.

18 March 2009

Global: Bubbles, Bailouts and Stimulus Plans

Identifying the economic woes of the United States is crucial. But we should also understand that other countries are also grappling with bankrupt companies and shrinking economies. Many countries are...

11 February 2009

Hungary: The Roma and the Killing of Marian Cozma

Marian Cozma, a Romanian handball player, was killed in a nightclub fight in Veszprém, Hungary, on Feb. 8. Here's some of what's been written by bloggers about the circumstances of...

29 October 2008

Rising Voices Nominated World's Best Blog

Global Voices’ citizen media outreach project, Rising Voices has been nominated for a “Best of the Blogs Award” (B.O.B.) in the category “Best Weblog”. More than 8,500 weblogs were suggested...

21 September 2008

Ukraine, EU: A Closer Relationship?

The EU's plan to finalize an Association Agreement with Ukraine in 2009 was made public at the EU-Ukraine Summit in Paris on Sept. 9. The media and bloggers greeted it...

3 August 2008

Bulgaria, Romania: Corruption and the EU

Technology for Transparency Network

Every six months, the European Commission issues reports “on progress with judicial reform, the fight against corruption and, concerning Bulgaria, the fight against organised crime.” According to the latest progress...

2 April 2008

Romania: NATO Summit and Bucharest Traffic

Stan Faryna translates a Romanian bloggers' report on traffic in Bucharest on the first day of the NATO Summit: "After listening to the discouraging morning traffic report on the radio,...

25 February 2008

Serbia: Anglophone Bloggers on Belgrade Rally, Riots, Kosovo

Below is a selection of the English-language posts about last week's events in Serbia and Kosovo, which appeared on Feb. 21-23.

19 February 2008

Serbia: Anger, disbelief over proclamation of Kosovo independence

Ljubisa Bojic translates some reactions from the Serbian blogosphere to the declaration of Kosovo independence.

6 July 2007

Argentina: Travel Blog in Clarin

Jorge Gobbi and his Blog de Viajes [ES] was recently featured in the Travel Supplement of the Buenos Aires newspaper Clarin.

2 January 2007

Romania: Singing Carols

“Memories from Romania: On the last day I spent in [Onesti] many of the students came to the Cancelarie (staff room) to sing carols for the teachers. I had absolutely...

25 October 2005

Effect Measure on Facing the Global Bird Flu Threat

With recent reports of avian flu in Western Europe, the disease is clearly no longer East Asia's problem. It's a dilemma for the world. Last week I emailed Revere, the...

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