Romania

Romania: Art exhibit at ex-prison show horrors of communism

PITESTI, Romania (AP) — An art exhibition has gone on display at a former Romanian prison where communists tortured and killed political prisoners in a gruesome reeducation program.<p>The collection of 11 sculptures at the Pitesti Prison, southern Romania, aims to remind visitors about the horrors …

Art

10+ Stunning Photos Revealing The Beauty Of Romania

We often find Romania in difficult positions, from politics to migration and poverty. However, as a traveler you will not encounter many of such …

Photography

Greek Retail Chains Opening Stores in Tax-Friendly Romania

Large Greek retail chains see a great window of opportunity in Romania where consumer incomes are increasing while value added tax in food and other …

Greece

The 10 Most Unusual Things to Do in Romania

If visiting Romania in late autumn, start spreading the word early among friends of friends, acquaintances or your travel agent and you may just get …

Culture

Romania to purchase Patriot air defense system

NATO-ally Romania is seeking acquisition of Patriot air defense systems from the United States under a Foreign Military Sales deal worth $3.9 billion.

War

US set to approve $4 billion defense sale to Romania

The US State Department says it is ready to approve the sale of Patriot missile defense systems to Romania. The purchase is a further signal that …

Black Sea

Funny and useful expressions to know before visiting Romania

1. A Romanian won’t “fool you”. Instead, she’ll “throw vapors at you.” <i>(Te aburește)</i><p>2. Romanians won’t say, “He finally got the idea.” He will say, …

Europe

Romania: hospital manager sentenced to prison for bribes

BUCHAREST, Romania – A court has sentenced the former manager of the biggest hospital in southeast Romania to six years and eight months in prison for money laundering and taking bribes.<p>The Court of Appeal in Bucharest on Wednesday sentenced Danut Capatana, the ex-manager of the Constanta County …

Corruption

Romania | history - geography

<b>Alternative Titles:</b> România, Rumania<p>Romania<p>National anthem of Romania<p><i>Official name</i>România (Romania)<p><i>Form of government</i>unitary republic with two …

Europe

British tourist dies and three others injured after car hits cyclists in Romania

A British cyclist has been killed after being hit by a car in Romania.<p>Police said a 56-year-old man was killed and two other cyclists were injured …

Heart Attacks

Romania: 1 British cyclist dead, 2 injured after hit by car

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian police say a car has struck three British cyclists, killing one of them and injuring two others in eastern Romania.<p>Police spokeswoman Amalia Ignatencu told The Associated Press the three Britons were hit by a vehicle driven by a 20-year-old man Sunday afternoon …

World News

First VR cinema from Romania to open in Veranda Mall

<b>The first virtual reality (VR) cinema from Romania will be opened in Veranda Mall, following an investment of EUR 150,000.</b> „We are thrilled to host …

Virtual Reality

Mining firm sues Romania for $4.4 billion over unbuilt mine

BUCHAREST, Romania – The Canadian mining company Gabriel Resources said Thursday it would sue Romania for $4.4 billion in alleged losses over a gold mine that Romania's government decided not to approve following protests.<p>The company said the lawsuit would be filed Friday with a World Bank …

Business

91 migrants found hidden in a truck in Romania

BUCHAREST: Romanian police on Tuesday said they discovered 91 migrants from Iraq and Syria, including 29 children, crammed in a truck headed for …

Refugees

Romania: police find 91 migrants from Syria, Iraq in truck

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian border police have found 91 migrants from Iraq and Syria hidden in a truck transporting auto parts. They told police they were trying to reach the visa-free Schengen travel zone.<p>Police stopped and searched the vehicle with Turkish plates early Tuesday at the …

Refugees

Romania picks a new Prime Minister

Romania’s outgoing Economy Minister Mihai Tudose has been picked by the ruling Social Democrats (PSD) as the new Prime Minister. The choice backed by the country’s president should clear the way for a new leftist-led government to be formed by the end of this week in a bid to end an ongoing …

News

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)

Romania's ruling party tries to sack own prime minister

Roaming charges in EU scrapped<p>Today, 09:18<p>Major telecoms operators across all 28 EU states have scrapped roaming fees on data, text messages, and …

European News

Romania needs to take in 3,500 more migrants, EC says

The European Commission (EC) said Romania needs to welcome 3,546 more refugees under the EU Emergency Relocation Mechanism, a legally-binding plan to …

Refugees

Romania to ban wild animals in circuses

More<p>Tigers, lions, bears and other wild animals will be banned from circuses in Romania after the country's parliament passed a bill on Tuesday in a …

Wildlife

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

Casting Curses and Love Spells with the Most Powerful Witches in Romania

In Romania, the homeland of Dracula and superstition, witches were pretty much spared from the medieval witch-hunts that plagued most of Europe and killed 100,000 women. In fact, witchcraft here is not only alive; it’s thriving, and it’s even feared by politicians. There are hundreds of witches in …

Solstice

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

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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’s Highways Company buys drones to oversee constructors

Romania’s National Company for Road Infrastructure (CNAIR) will buy two drones to monitor the infrastructure works at national level, said the CNAIR …

Drones

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