Romania

Romanian PM writes to EC leaders that August 10 protest was an attempt to remove her cabinet

Romania’s prime minister Viorica Dancila wrote on Thursday, August 16, a letter to European Commission president jean-Claude Juncker and prime vice …

Europe

Crazy scenes in Bucharest after Steaua score 93rd minute winner [Video]

There were crazy scenes in Bucharest after Steaua left it late against Hajduk Split in their Europa League qualifier.

Bucharest

Ufa terminate Kehinde Fatai’s contract

Following an unimpressive spell with the Russian top-flight club, both parties have parted ways by mutual consent<p>Ufa have ended their relationship with Nigeria’s Kehinde Fatai who has a year left on his contract.<p>In 2016, Fatai arrived in Russia on a three-year deal from Czech’s Sparta Prague and …

Soccer

EU urged to step in after Romania protests led to violence

EU authorities are facing calls to defend the rule of law in Romania, a week after more than 400 people were injured in mass protests against corruption and changes to the judicial system.<p>Last Friday 100,000 mostly peaceful demonstrators took to the streets in different cities, but 450 people were …

Europe

Romania’s Fin Min: Some companies might have an interest in bringing instigators to the streets

Some companies that are unhappy with certain government decisions might have an interest in bringing instigators to the streets, the country’s …

Europe

Damen Shipyards Galati Celebrates 125 Years

On August 15, Damen Shipyards Galati held a party for the annual celebration of Ziua Navalistului – Shipbuilder’s Day. This year the party was larger …

Super Yachts

Vinyl Speed Adjust presents Compendium #009 (Guest Mix Melodie) (Underground Sounds Of Romania)

Percussive emulsion, intertwined with an erosive nature of differentiated repetition, precipitating a plurality of refined listening experiences.

Romania

We Spoke to Young Romanians About Their Fight Against Corruption

Last Friday, months of anti-government and anti-corruption protests turned violent when riot police used teargas and water on protesters.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Romania</i><p>In February of this year, Romania's ruling Social Democratic Party (PSD) passed a motion that makes it harder to …

Venezuela

Romanian Gendarmerie answers to brutality accusations during August 10 protest

As the accusations of brutality against the Romanian Gendarmerie have been pouring in the media after the August 10 protest in Bucharest, the …

Europe

Former Romanian education minister asks PSD leader to take a step back

PSD senator and former education minister Ecaterina Andronescu, an influential member of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) before Liviu Dragnea’s …

Liviu Dragnea

Local NGO invites one million Romanians to join massive World Cleanup Day in September

Local social movement Let’s Do It, Romania! invites Romanians to join the massive global initiative World Cleanup Day on September 15, hoping to …

App Store

Romanian campaign to ban convicted people from office reaches 800,000 signatures

The “Fara penali in functii publice” civic campaign, which aims to change Romania’s Constitution and ban convicted people from holding public office …

Europe

Spectre of corruption heightens EU fears over rule of law in Romania | Financial Times

In the improbable setting of rural south-eastern Romania, one of Europe’s largest triumphal monuments soars into the sky. The white limestone …

Europe

'Prostitution link' to Romanian gang knife attack 'no surprise', says Ruhama

A frontline service for women affected by sex trafficking, says the supposed link between a knife attack in Dublin on Monday to forced prostitution …

Crime

One of Europe's 'most wanted' arrested in Watford

<b>The suspected head of a Romanian organised crime network is facing extradition after he was arrested in Hertfordshire.</b><p>Florin Ghinea, 43, listed as one of Europol's most wanted men, was detained as he left a gym in Watford on Tuesday.<p>Ghinea, nicknamed "Ghenosu", is wanted by the Romanian authorities …

Crime

The Insiders' Guidebook to Bucharest

Clockwise from top left: The Carturesti Carusel bookstore is shelf-obsessed; the stately Palace of the Parliament; following a lead in the gardens of …

European Travel

Bucharest Protesters Keep Up Pressure On Government

Despite the sweltering heat and the start of a long weekend, groups of hardcore demonstrators gathered again outside the government building in …

Europe

World's top 10 to compete in WTA Wuhan Open

All the Top 10 players of the WTA rankings will compete at the 2018 Wuhan Open, which runs from Sept. 21 till 29 in the central Chinese city, the …

Tennis

New project of Bucharest City Hall: Financial aid for school supplies

Bucharest City Hall wants to offer RON 450 (some EUR 100) to primary and secondary school children for the purchase of school supplies and books, …

City Halls

"We Are a Country of Poets"

• Home<br>• Romanian PEN Center: “We Are a Country of Poets”<p>Romanian PEN Center: “We Are a Country of Poets”<p><i>The PEN World series showcases the important work</i> …

Literature

Romania police attack DW correspondent

DW on Monday lodged an official complaint to Romanian authorities for police brutality committed against correspondent Cristian Stefanescu.<p>Law and …

Europe

Playboy is reportedly suing a cryptocurrency platform

• <b>Playboy's parent company Playboy Enterprises is suing a Canadian based cryptocurrency company called Global Blockchain Technologies (BLOC) alleging fraud and breach of contract, the Los Angeles Times reports.</b>• <b><br>In May, BLOC announced a partnership with Playboy's media platform.</b>• <b><br>The reported lawsuit</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Romanian national admitted sex with 13-year-old girl, court hears

A man accused of having sex with a 13-year-old girl he contacted through Facebook claimed he is in love with her, the High Court …

Northern Ireland

Two Romanians among the victims of the Genoa bridge collapse

Two Romanians have been identified so far among the victims of the bridge collapse in Genoa, Italy. One Romanian was initially reported dead …

Italy

Over half of Romanians never engage in physical activity, study shows

Almost three-quarters of Romanians spend at least two and a half hours a day sitting down in front of their computer or in front of the TV, according …

Europe

Dealing with the Russian Lake Next Door: Romania and Black Sea Security

The Black Sea is a body of many monikers: NATO euphemistically calls the sea an area of “strategic importance,” former Romanian President Traian …

Geopolitics

Century Arms to start bringing in Romanian PSL rifles once again (VIDEOS)

Rather than a clone of the Soviet-era Dragunov designated marksman rifle, the Romanians created the PSL as more of an homage to that gun, basing it …

Ammunition

Romanian dressmakers are in big demand – thanks to Dior’s embroidered folk coat | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

They may feel aggrieved at not obtaining an official seal of approval, but traditional Romanian dressmakers are riding a wave of demand for their …

Cultural Appropriation

How Romania’s Coffee Industry Is Introducing People to Specialty

Romania’s coffee culture is changing. Slowly but surely, we’re seeing signs of a new kind of coffee in town: a Chemex on the coffee shop shelf. A …

Coffee

Fly Butterfly: Three Short Plays

Overview<p>Fly Butterfly: Three Short Plays by Radu Teampãu<p>"Fly, Butterfly" is a book with three short plays written by Radu Teampãu that can be …

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