A parliamentary vote in Romania has rejected revisions to a new mining law that would have allowed Gabriel Resources, a Canadian mining company, to create Europe’s largest open cast gold mine in the Transylvanian village of Rosia Montana.
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Tuesday 10 December 2013
Golddiggers thwarted by Ancient Rome: Romania shelves plans to allow the exploitation of a heritage mining site...
Sunday 01 December 2013
... but the reprieve is likely to be short-lived
Blinding: the Left Wing, By Mircea Cartarescu: Book review - memory and satire meld magically in this Bucharest tale
Thursday 28 November 2013
The media hysterics who depict Romania solely as the home of demon migrant hordes will not care that a novelist from that country became a hot tip for the Nobel Prize in Literature this year.
Sunday 06 October 2013
Jose Mourinho knows his Chelsea side are far from the finished article but a first Premier League away win of the season at Norwich today, before the international break, would be another step in the right direction.
Thursday 03 October 2013
The Blues have not had the smoothest start to the season
Tuesday 01 October 2013
A look ahead to the Blues’s Champions League visit to Bucharest
Sunday 29 September 2013
Europe's largest gold-mining project plans will see 215 million cubic metres of lake water contaminated
Wednesday 25 September 2013
A bill allowing stray dogs to be euthanised is legal, the constitutional court has ruled, prompting hundreds of dog lovers to block a main road outside parliament in protest.
How the CIA ‘un-tortured’ 9/11 bomber Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in strange tale of the al-Qa'ida vacuum cleaner
Friday 12 July 2013
Revealed: The extraordinary extent of efforts to rehabilitate mastermind behind terror attacks
Friday 05 July 2013
Radu Vasile, who died of colon cancer on 3 June, was a former Romanian prime minister who helped pave the way for his country's accession to the European Union but was finally brought down by political feuding and protests against economic reforms he struggled to implement.
Monday 24 June 2013
Bus carrying Romanian tourists fell from notorious bridge
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