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Romania Minister Seeks Anti-Graft Chief's Dismissal

Romanian Justice Minister Tudorel Toader on Thursday said he had filed a request to dismiss anti-graft prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi – whose probes have angered the ruling party. 

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Amnesty Highlights Continued Rights Failings In Balkans

New report by Amnesty International records human rights violations in all Balkan countries, and points to a lack of progress in prosecuting war crimes suspects.

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Romanian Investors Finally ‘Look East’ to Moldova

After years of hesitation, Romanian companies are now investing in Moldova – which will help to counteract Russian influence as well as improve the country’s economy, analysts say.


Balkan Music Fans Cling to Homegrown Stars

A map of last December's YouTube hits shows that music fans in several Balkan countries still prefer their local bands to top international songs – though audiences in Croatia, Macedonia and Romania are now part of the global mainstream.