Romania has repeatedly put back its target for euro adoption, missing a window of opportunity in 2015-17 when it met all the nominal convergence criteria set by the Maastricht Treaty.
Professor walks back comments but fears circulate that move could be made to prepare for a sudden and unjust snap election.
Bulgaria does not recognise same-sex marriage and refused to name both as mothers in a national birth certificate.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart, President Xi Jinping, held a virtual summit on December 15 in a show of solidarity against what they called “US aggression.”
Head of state-owned railways will instead step down over contract that allows Belaruskali potash to continue being carried to Port of Klapeida.
A Belarusian court sentenced Sergey Tikhanovsky to 18 years in jail along with several other top opposition figures, journalists and bloggers on December 14 as the Lukashenko regime continued its brutal repression of its enemies.
Russia's largest car dealer Rolf of Sergei Petrov has been sold to rival KlyuchAvto for an undisclosed amount.
MNB raises rates by another 30 bps, widens interest rate corridor and phases out QE and bond purchase schemes.
President climbdown on vetoing foreign minister gifts Prime Minister Petr Fiala first victory in what is likely to be a long tug of war.
Day saw a stomach-churning descent of 7%.
Appointment puts an end to the deep political crisis in the country that has held three general elections since April.
Current party leader Lulzim Basha says he won't quit despite vote at unauthorised assembly hosted by his predecessor Sali Berisha.
Opposition fear move will result in a new war while international community warns of a serious escalation "threatening the stability of the country and the entire region".
Following the two-hour December 7 virtual summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden the Russian Foreign Ministry has followed up and issued a concrete eight-point list of demands on December 10.
Foreign and transport ministers offer to resign after revelation that state-owned railways has continued to transport potash exports of sanctioned regime.
Delay in receiving recovery funds also plays a part in decision.
Formation of the coalition should put an end to the deep political crisis in Bulgaria, which has gone through three general elections and two caretaker governments since April.
US president reassures Bucharest Nine of commitment after talks with President Putin stoke fears.
Russia could see a 20-25% spike in the prices of imported wines in 2022 due to a poor harvest in Italy and France, supply chain disruptions and higher costs, RBC business portal wrote citing local distributors and retailers.
Prison census finds number of journalists jailed around the world in 2021 hit a new record.