Romanian Police Investigate Death Threats Against Prominent Jewish Actor

Romanian police were investigating on Sunday death threats made against award-winning film and theatre star Maia Morgenstern and her children at the start of Passover Celebrations. Morgenstern, who played the figure of Mary in Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ and runs the Jewish State Theatre in Bucharest, published an email she received in … More Romanian Police Investigate Death Threats Against Prominent Jewish Actor

Greece Celebrates 200 Years Of Independence In Pared – Back Ceremony

Greece celebrated 200 years since the start of its struggled for independence from the Ottoman Empire on Thursday with a ceremony that was to mark a new beginning after years of financial crisis but which had to be pared back amid coronavirus restrictions. Prince Charles, heir to the British throne whose father Prince Philip was … More Greece Celebrates 200 Years Of Independence In Pared – Back Ceremony

Kremlin Says Hopes ‘Crazy’ Calls To Sanction Russian Business People Do Not Become Reality

The Kremlin on Friday said it hoped ‘crazy’ calls to sanction Russian business people would not become a reality and that it was planning ways to best protect Russia’s interests, its citizens and businesses. The Kremlin said it was closely following media reports about a possible new round of U.S. sanctions.

Russia Will Soon Publish Retaliatory Stop List Of U.S. Citizens – TASS Cites Foreign Ministry

Moscow will soon publish a list of U.S. citizens it will take measures against in response to sanctions imposed on Russians over the case of opposition politician Alexei Navalny, the TASS news agency cited the foreign ministry as saying on Friday. The Kremlin on Wednesday played down the impact of sanctions imposed by the United … More Russia Will Soon Publish Retaliatory Stop List Of U.S. Citizens – TASS Cites Foreign Ministry

Saudi FM, Greek PM Discuss Regional Developments

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan was received by Greece’s prime minister in Athens on Thursday. Prince Faisal and Kyriakos Mitsotakis held talks during which they discussed bilateral relations between the Kingdom and Greece and ways to enhance them. They also discussed regional and international developments and issues of common interest. The Kingdom’s … More Saudi FM, Greek PM Discuss Regional Developments

POLITICS | Romanian Leftist Social Democrats Lead In Parliamentary Vote – Parallel Count

BUCHAREST – – Romania’s opposition Social Democrats (PSD) won Sunday’s general election, a preliminary parallel count showed on Monday, riding a wave of voter discontent over the coronavirus pandemic and the minority Liberal government’s vows of fiscal restraint. A parallel count by independent platform Code for Romania showed that the leftist Social Democrats won 29.7% … More POLITICS | Romanian Leftist Social Democrats Lead In Parliamentary Vote – Parallel Count

WORLD NEWS | Iranian Judge In Romania Committed Suicide, Prosecutors Say

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – A fugitive Iranian judge whose corpse was found in Bucharest Hotel in June had committed suicide by jumping from a hotel’s 5th floor, Romania prosecutors said on Friday. Gholmreza Mansouri, 52, fled corruption charges in Iran last year, one of several judges accused during a high-profile trial. He was found dead … More WORLD NEWS | Iranian Judge In Romania Committed Suicide, Prosecutors Say

WORLD NEWS | U.S. To Withdraw About 12,000 troops from Germany but nearly half to stay in Europe

WASHINGTON – The U.S. military on Wednesday unveiled plans to withdraw about 12,000 troops from Germany, in fallout from President Donald Trump’s long-simmering feud with Berlin, but said it will keep nearly half of those forces in Europe to address tension with Russia. Trump announced his intention last month to cut by about a third … More WORLD NEWS | U.S. To Withdraw About 12,000 troops from Germany but nearly half to stay in Europe

TRAVEL WARNINGS | Austria Warns Against Travel To Non – EU Western Balkan Countries

VIENNA – Austria has issued travel warnings for Western Balkan countries outside the European Union (E.U) due to a rise in coronavirus infections here, Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg said on Wednesday. The move by Austria, which has close ties to the region, is a particular blow for Serbia and Montenegro, which the EU on Tuesday … More TRAVEL WARNINGS | Austria Warns Against Travel To Non – EU Western Balkan Countries

TRAVEL | Greece To Welcome Germans, Cypriots, Israelis In First Wave Of Visitors

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Greece will allow travellers from around two dozen countries including Germany, Cyprus and Israel to visit from mid-June without having to be quarantined, government officials said, part of gradual easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. ‘Travel will be some 20-25 countries whose nationals will be allowed to come’, a government source said, … More TRAVEL | Greece To Welcome Germans, Cypriots, Israelis In First Wave Of Visitors