In November 2019, Turkish authorities at Istanbul International Airport made a remarkable and intriguing discovery when they inspected a shipment labelled as furniture, on its way from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Romania.
More than two weeks have passed since the United States fired a drone trike that killed Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani, leader of the Quds Force and considered to be the second most powerful man in Iran at the time of his death behind the Ayatollah.
This story of an ancient species at risk is also the story of a proud people laid low by regulation. It shows that conservation is never simple.
For many in America who are not a gun enthusiasts, the country’s fascination with guns, and particularly military-grade ones, has been viewed as problematic in the modern world.
President Trump’s foreign policy strategy over the last three years has been as chaotic and unpredictable as his supporters craved and his opponents had feared, and nothing encapsulates this more than the current situation with Iran.
In Romania, Lukoil public contracts revenues top those of OMV Petrom, the largest oil and gas company in the country, and also those of Rompetrol, the second biggest competitor on the market. The Bulgarian Lukoil won more than 99% of the governmental tenders.
Despite support announced by PSD, PNL and other political parties, together with the Orthodox, Catholic and Neo-Protestant Churches, only 20.41% of the voting population took part in the referendum to limit the constitutional definition of marriage.
Newsweek Romania is offering a complete chronology of the events and the declarations which transpired before and after Friday the 10th of August, the day when the Gendarmerie repressed the protesters in The Victory Square (Piața Victoriei).