Romania

Romania prosecutors probe children sent to France to steal

Romanian prosecutors have searched homes as part of an investigation into an organized crime group suspected of sending more than 70 children to …

France

8 images that show Romania is the perfect romantic destination

This past winter, my husband and I spent a little over two months in Romania. We based ourselves in Brasov, the capital of Transylvania, and a city …

Europe

Barrier develops first VR showroom after EUR 150,000 investment

Barrier, maker of thermo-insulating carpentry products, developed the Barrier Test Mobil project, the first Virtual Reality showroom in Romania. The …

Virtual Reality

News24.com | Romania detains 32 Iraqi migrants hiding in truck

Romanian border police have discover 32 Iraqis hidden away in a track transporting furniture who told authorities they were trying to reach the …

News (South Africa)

Croatia, Romania agree to boost trade, guard classified data

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The prime ministers of Croatia and Romania have signed agreements to boost trade and protect classified information.<p>Romanian Premier Sorin Grindeanu, who is on a one-day visit to Croatia, said Monday that he and his Croatian counterpart, Andrej Plenkovic, see the …

Business

Baahubali 2 floors its audiences in Romania

Baahubali 2 is breaking all box-office records and both audiences and critics seem to love the film. After flooring the fans in India, the film seems …

Bollywood

Lewandowski grabs hat-trick as Poland beat Romania to stay top

Robert Lewandowski scored a hat-trick, two of them from penalties, to lead Poland to a 3-1 win over Romania which kept them top of their World Cup qualifying group on Saturday.<p>The Poles, who have 16 points from six games, enjoy a six-point lead over Montenegro and Denmark in Group E, while Romania …

Soccer

Romania: People Power | Romania

Romania is known to be one of the most corrupt nations of the European Union. Less commonly known, however, is that Romania has become the centre stage of one of the fiercest anti-corruption battles.<p>This radical metamorphosis of Romanian society is mostly the work of a new generation that knew …

Corruption

3 Weeks in Romania: A Potential Digital Nomad Destination?

Our 3 months in Thailand flew by faster than normal this time. Before we knew it, we were packing up again and saying goodbye to all of our favorite …

Europe

Romania criticised over domestic violence 'failures'

<b>Romania has been criticised over its lack of commitment to tackling domestic violence in a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights.</b><p>The court fined the country after it failed to hold to account a man who attacked his wife eight times.<p>Officials went so far as to accuse the victim, Angelica …

Rights & Freedoms

Romania approves financial support for Holocaust survivors

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's parliament has approved legislation allowing direct financial support to Holocaust survivors in the former Nazi ally state during World War Two, the architect of the law said on Friday.<p>Lawmaker Silviu Vexler said beneficiaries would include those deported to ghettos …

European History

Romania foreign ministry target of surgical cyberattack

BUCHAREST, Romania – A Romanian cyber intelligence official has confirmed the foreign ministry had been the target of a "surgical, targeted, specialized" cyberattack likely orchestrated by another country.<p>Anton Rog, who heads the government's Cyberint center, called the attack "an advanced …

Cyberattack

Tracking the True Story of Dracula, Vampire of Transylvania: Beyond Bram Stoker

<i>Teaching Traveling: Ever wondered the real history behind Dracula, vampire of Transylvania, Romania? Famed travel writer, Leif Pettersen (pronounced</i> …

Travel

Romania's Eurovision 2017 performance was the talk of Twitter with yodelling, glitterball cannons and that red dress

It had it all.<p>All sorts of antics were going down over in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev on Saturday night for Eurovision, many of which got people's …

Eurovision Song Contest

Romania may get EU to lift special justice monitoring by 2019: Juncker

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania should be able to convince the European Union to lift special monitoring of its justice system by the time it takes over the presidency of the EU Council in 2019, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Thursday.<p>The EU has monitored the justice …

Brexit

The bus bringing human traffic from Romania

<b>A BBC investigation - Humans for Sale - went undercover on a bus journey from Romania to the UK with people who could become prey to human traffickers.</b><p>As a journalist, there are some stories which simply never leave you. Strangely, it is rarely the story itself which leaves its mark. It is the …

United Kingdom

Romania: The Ultimate Cycling Destination

Romania, with its scenic paved roads in the Carpathian Mountains, stands as an iconic destination for adventure seekers. It can be described as the …

Cycling

Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Timisoara Romania

Photo submitted by Flavius Cioca, “This is my Giant AnyRoad Comax shadowing a resting place, built on top of a cold war bunker, on the shore of Bega …

Cycling

Turkey, Germany Rule At 2017 ISF World Championships

The International School Federation hosted the 12th World Schools Championship which brought together 400 swimmers from 17 different countries. …

Olympics

Russia says U.S. missiles in Poland, Romania would violate treaty

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A U.S. deployment of ballistic missile defense systems in Romania and plans to place more defense systems in Poland violate an existing arms treaty, Russia's foreign ministry said in a statement on Saturday.<p>The United States switched on an $800 million missile shield in Romania …

Cold War

Despite several attempts to kill it off, Latin still survives in Romania

Just like Asterix’s small village held out against the Romans, 2,000 years later in Romania a fight is on to keep Latin alive just as it dies out …

Europe

Russia says U.S. missiles in Poland, Romania would violate treaty | Reuters

MOSCOW A U.S. deployment of ballistic missile defence systems in Romania and plans to place more defence systems in Poland violate an existing arms …

Cold War

Russia says US missiles violate treaty

A US deployment of ballistic missile defence systems in Romania and plans to place more defence systems in Poland violate an existing arms treaty, …

Cold War

In ‘Graduation,’ personal and political are inseparable

Although the film, starring Adrian Titieni, Lia Bugnar, and Maria Dragus, is set in Romania, its moral quandaries could be taking place anywhere.<p>“I …

Romania: hundreds of taxis, buses protest against Uber

BUCHAREST, Romania – Hundreds of taxi and bus drivers protested outside Romania's government offices on Wednesday to demand that Uber and other online ride service be outlawed.<p>Drivers parked some 200 taxis and buses outside the office buildings in the capital, disrupting transport in the already …

Uber

Romania: hundreds of taxis, buses protest Uber

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Some 200 taxis and buses have parked outside the government offices in Romania's capital, Bucharest, demanding that Uber and other online taxi services be outlawed in the country.<p>Transport in the already crowded city was disrupted Wednesday morning as the protest, …

Uber

Romania: hundreds of taxis, buses protest Uber

Some 200 taxis and buses have parked outside the government offices in Romania's capital, Bucharest, demanding that Uber and other online taxi …

Uber

No decision on Nastase for at least two weeks: ITF's Haggerty

BERLIN (Reuters) - Romania Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase will have to wait for at least two weeks to discover if he is to face further action after he was provisionally banned from all ITF events following his verbal abuse of British players last weekend.<p>The 70-year-old former French and U.S. Open …

Tennis

RAF Typhoon fighter planes at Coningsby take off for Romania

Four RAF Typhoons and 150 military servicemen are being sent from Lincolnshire for deployment in Eastern Europe.<p>The Coningsby personnel and jets will be based in Romania during the summer as part of a Nato operation to protect the airspace over Europe.<p>They will perform air policing missions …

War

2 teens die in April avalanche in western Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities say two teenagers have died in an avalanche in western Romania after the country was hit by a blast of wintry weather.<p>Emergency situations chief Raed Arafat told The Associated Press that rescue workers pulled the bodies of two youngsters, aged 13 and …

Teens