Romania


Romania suspect admits killing two teenage girls, charged with murder

2019-07-29 18:21

A man in Romania has admitted to killing two teenage girls including a 15-year-old whose disappearance this week shook the country and claimed the scalp of the police chief, the suspect's lawyer has said.

Romania hospital says 39 babies now diagnosed with superbug

2018-12-11 05:26

The number of babies diagnosed with a drug-resistant superbug at a maternity hospital in Romania's capital has risen to 39, authorities say.

Romanian ex-prison chief sentenced to 20 years dies in jail

2018-09-26 21:22

Romanian authorities say a former prison commander serving a 20-year sentence for the deaths of 103 political prisoners while he was in charge of a communist-era labor camp has died

NATO leaders interpret Trump's verbal lashing on spending

2018-07-12 23:01

NATO leaders have given different interpretations of the verbal lashing that US President Donald Trump gave them on defense spending.

Dead man walking: Court rejects man's claim he's alive

2018-03-16 22:02

After more than 20 years of working as a cook in Turkey, the 63-year-old returned home to discover that his wife had had him officially registered as dead.

A modern cautionary tale

2018-02-04 06:01

Romania's corrupt and despotic former president was just one of a string of leaders in modern history who got wrapped up in a delusional bubble, and believed the people loved and needed them, writes Mondli Makhanya.

Hundreds of Romanian doctors protest to demand better pay

2017-11-16 05:10

Hundreds of family doctors in Romania have protested outside the government offices in Bucharest, demanding more funding and less bureaucracy.

Hundreds of Romanians rally in support of civil partnerships

2017-10-22 08:47

Hundreds of Romanians have rallied in support of civil partnerships so that unmarried cohabitants can enjoy expanded rights.

Russian minister criticises Moldova's call for troop pullout

2017-09-02 13:28

Russia's foreign minister has criticised a move by Moldova to call for the removal of Russian troops from a pro-Russia separatist region at an upcoming UN meeting.

Police find 91 migrants from Syria, Iraq in truck

2017-06-28 06:14

Romanian border police have found 91 migrants from Iraq and Syria hidden away in a truck transporting vehicle parts.

 

Trumps heads to the UK | Man faced mass killer: WATCH the top World news videos for your Monday

2019-06-03 05:53

US president Donald Trump departs for UK | Witness says he came face-to-face with gunman; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH.

PIC: 'Picasso' found under tree in Romania appears to be hoax

2018-11-19 14:15

A Romanian who thought she had found a painting by Pablo Picasso stolen from a museum in the Netherlands six years ago seems to have been the victim of a prank.

SA's new enduro superstar Wayde Young wins Romaniacs 2018

2018-08-01 13:04

South African Wayde Young rode himself into the record books when he became the youngest winner of the Red Bull Romaniacs in round four of the World Enduro Super Series.

Romania: 9 dead after van plunges into river

2018-04-05 15:55

Romanian authorities say nine forestry workers have died after a van they were travelling in plunged into a river in northeastern Romania.

Romania's embattled Social Democrats hold congress

2018-03-10 14:47

Supporters and protesters rally as Romania's ruling Social Democracy party began a congress amid criticism of the government and the party chairperson's leadership.

Dancila named Romania's first woman PM

2018-01-18 08:01

Romania's president has named Viorica Dancila, a little-known MEP, as the EU country's third prime minister in seven months and also its first female premier.

2 injured in bear attack in central Romania

2017-10-23 22:45

Authorities say two people needed hospital treatment after they were attacked in central Romania by a brown bear foraging for food

Fierce storm hits western Romania

2017-09-17 19:31

Authorities say five people have died and at least 30 were injured during a violent storm in western Romania.

Extreme heat in Europe decimating crops

2017-08-11 22:15

Authorities and experts are warning that extremely hot and dry summer this year in the Balkans has decimated crops, dried rivers and hurt the animal world.

Romania detains 32 Iraqi migrants hiding in truck

2017-06-18 05:56

Romanian border police have discover 32 Iraqis hidden away in a track transporting furniture who told authorities they were trying to reach the visa-free Schengen zone.

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