| May 1, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Russia annexed Ukraine's southern Crimea region, despite the fact that a significant minority of the Crimean population are not ethnically Russian nor interested in joining the Russian Federation.
Approximately 12 percent of the Crimean population...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Regarding James Rosapepe's recent commentary ("The Romanians were (partly) right," March 28), I want to add some additional information. For Romania to criticize the Russian seizure of Crimea is like the pot calling the kettle black. Romania had its own...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:17 AM
'I told you so.'
That's what I'm sure most of my Romanian friends would tell me about Russia's heavy handed assault on Ukraine — if they weren't so polite.
Almost from the day I arrived in Bucharest in February 1998 (when Boris Yeltsin, not...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Transylvania united with Romania of its own accord in December 1918 ("Romania no stranger to takeovers," April 2). This took place at an assembly, freely elected by secret and universal suffrage where 1,228 delegates unanimously voted to join Romania....
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Today's Nobel Prize for Literature, awarded to Canadian Alice Munro, is a departure from recent prizes.
More often than not, the judges have appeared intent on raising awareness of authors who have toiled largely outside the American media marketing...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Four years ago, Osama bin Laden was at large, the U.S. and world economies were in free-fall, America was bogged down in two wars, and the Bush Administration had lost friends — governments as well as ordinary people — for America around the...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 4:08 PM
More than 2,000 Ocean City evacuees have arrived in the Baltimore area for temporary housing during Hurricane Irene, as part of the state's preparations for the storm.
Six hundred foreign exchange students traveled in buses from Ocean City on Thursday...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 9:32 AM
The big news in Baltimore theater this season is the arrival of British-born Kwame Kwei-Armah, who is taking the helm as the new artistic director of Centerstage (700 N. Calvert St., 410-332-0033). Kwei-Armah, who replaces Irene Lewis, has said he's...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 11:18 AM
Earlier this week, Moody's credit rating agency announced it is reviewing the credit of Maryland and four other AAA rated states in light of the debate in Washington about the possible default of U.S. government debt — even though Maryland pays...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:33 AM
PUNGESTI Romania (Reuters) - Greenpeace activists chained themselves to the gates of a Chevron shale gas exploration well in eastern Romania on Monday, blocking access to the site and urging the leftist government to ban fracking.
| Jul 7, 2014
| 8:20 AM
PUNGESTI Rumania (Reuters) - Activistas de Greenpeace se encadenaron a la entrada de un pozo de exploración de gas no convencional de Chevron en el este de Rumania el lunes para bloquear el acceso al sitio e instar al gobierno izquierdista a que prohíba...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:29 PM
It is still a little too soon to canonize young Eugenie Bouchard as the next big thing in women's tennis. We will wait until Saturday.
That's when the current pride of Canadian sports, now that the Kings have taken hockey away from them, will play in...