Two news pieces from the Romanian regional media on November 14: Woman dies, one-and-a-half-year-old daughter in coma after being run over on crosswalk and...

Comment: Filling the political vacuum in Romania

So Mr. Ponta, his ‘government’ and the Mayor of Bucharest’s Sector 4 have resigned. So what? Will we notice that he and his colleagues...

Comment: No, Mr. Ponta, your resignation is not enough!

And no, Mr. Basescu, Blaga, Dragnea, Tariceanu, Kelemen & company, this is not a gift to you! You should all do the only decent...
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Comment: Nothing in Victor Ponta’s premiership became him like the leaving it

Mr. Ponta said on television a few minutes ago that he was "handing in my mandate, I'm resigning, and implicitly my government too. I hope...

Comment: The death of men, the resurrection of a people

It always takes great sacrifices to achieve great things. The 32 men and women who died in club Colectiv after the tragedy on Friday night...

Comment: Could something good come out of the bloodbath at Colectiv?

Bucharest is a tiny place - despite its 1.9 million inhabitants everyone knows everyone or so it seems. Three friends of friends of mine...

Comment: This deadly chaos in Romania must end

Many of us like nightclubs. We enjoy their seedy escapism and the freedom they offer us to extend our weekend adventures, away from the...

Comment: Romania in quotations

Guest writer Paul Wood compiled several famous quotations that reflect some of the Romanians’ flaws and qualities as seen by others and by their...

Comment: Romania and Russian S.O.P.

I was interested to read of the Russian Federation’s latest suggestion that the U.S.A. might wish to reconsider their decision to site an anti-missile...

Comment: Closing time in the gardens of the West

A British Pakistani friend wrote to me yesterday that: We are seeing the invasion and destruction of Europe. Hundreds of millions of people are...

Comment: Refugees – tens of millions more are on the way!

The irresistible forces of mass migration reverberate throughout human history. These forces finally destroyed Rome in 476 AD, although alarm bells had sounded in...

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