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Romanians protest against ban on gender identity studiesHundreds protested outside the Romanian president's palace on Thursday against a proposed ban on gender identity studies which they said would infringe human rights and fuel discrimination.
Bulgarians complain of long border queues after Greece eases lockdownHundreds of trucks and cars from Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia waited in long queues at the border with Greece on Wednesday after Athens eased coronavirus restrictions to try to salvage the summer..
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Adrian Mutu: The £15m man - what did he do next?Adrian Mutu, a fleeting Premier League sensation shamed and pursued for millions, on his new life guiding Romania's generation of young stars.
Romania's president aims to extend 'state of alert' to fight coronavirusRomania's current state of alert enforced on May 15 to fight the new coronavirus, must be extended by another 30 days until the middle of July, President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday.
Romanian cobbler keeps people apart with size 75 shoesSoon after a two-month lockdown to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus eased in Romania in mid-May, Grigore Lup, a Romanian shoemaker from the Transylvanian city of Cluj, noticed people were not..
Romania to further ease lockdown restrictions from June 1Romania will reopen outdoor cafes and restaurants and allow international road and rail travel from June 1, after a two-month lockdown to contain the new coronavirus outbreak, President Klaus Iohannis..
Romanian minister calls for migrant labour rethink after slaughterhouse COVID casesThe coronavirus crisis must prompt a rethink of the conditions in which some people from Eastern Europe work in the farms and food industry of Western Europe, Romania's labour minister said after..
EU fraud prosecutor was wrongly dismissed from Romanian anti-graft job: courtThe European Union's fraud prosecutor was wrongly removed from her previous job as head of Romania's anti-corruption agency, the European Court of Human Rights said on Tuesday in a landmark ruling..
Romania president will enforce 'state of alert' from May 15Romania will not extend a state of emergency past its May 15 expiry date, but will impose a "state of alert" allowing some modest relaxation of restrictions, President Klaus Iohannis said on Monday.
Romanian Church condemns posters depicting doctors and nurses as saintsRomania's Orthodox Church said on Wednesday a series of outdoor posters depicting nurses and doctors on the frontlines of the new coronavirus outbreak as saints were blasphemous and an insult to..
Romanian 2020 parliament election might be delayed: presidentA parliament election in Romania scheduled for late November or early December might not take place this year unless the new coronavirus spread is contained, President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday.
Romania economy to show signs of recovery from July-August: Finance MinisterRomania's economy will show signs of recovery from the impact of the coronavirus outbreak in July-August, Finance Minister Florin Citu told news television channel Digi24 on Monday.
Romania will extend state of emergency by 30 days: presidentRomania's government will extend its state of emergency by another 30 days after the current period ending next week, to help halt the spread of the new coronavirus, President Klaus Iohannis said on..
Coronavirus outbreak to delay Romania's June election: PMRomania's centrist minority government will almost certainly postpone a June local election as the coronavirus outbreak ruled out the best conditions for such an exercise, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban..
Romania places eastern city of Suceava under quarantineRomania's government has placed the eastern town of Suceava and eight surrounding villages under quarantine to limit the spread of the coronavirus, with more than a quarter of all cases in the country..
Ukrainian man in wetsuit arrested after smuggling surgical masks into RomaniaBorder guards have arrested a man in a wetsuit who admitted to smuggling surgical masks across a river from Ukraine into Romania, Ukraine's border guard service said on Thursday.
Coronavirus: European nations tighten clampdownAustria announces major restrictions on movement, and a state of emergency is expected in Romania.
Romanian lawmakers endorse PM Orban in vote of confidenceRomania's centrist Prime Minister Ludovic Orban won a parliamentary vote of confidence by a large margin as expected, on Saturday, with all parties seeking to end a political stalemate and focus on..
Romanian president taps quarantined interim PM to form new governmentRomanian President Klaus Iohannis asked quarantined interim Prime Minister Ludovic Orban to form a new government on Friday that parliament could approve as early as Saturday, ending a political..
Facing coronavirus spread, Romania's president makes new push to form governmentRomanian President Klaus Iohannis called talks with political parties for Friday to try to get parliament to endorse a new prime minister next week so he can focus entirely on tackling the coronavirus..
Romanian PM-designate renounces nomination: presidencyRomania's Prime Minister-designate Florin Citu abandoned his bid to become premier on Thursday, minutes before a scheduled parliamentary vote of confidence, the presidency said in a statement.
Romania shuts schools, halts Italy flights to ward off virusRomania has shut down all schools and suspended flights to and from Italy, seeking to limit the spread of the coronavirus to the Black Sea state, as the number of new infections has risen, authorities..
Romania racism row: Bakers from Sri Lanka feel the heatA migration debate has gripped a small Romanian town after the arrival of three Sri Lankan bakers.
Romania says confirms two more cases of coronavirusRomania confirmed two more cases of coronavirus on Friday, raising the total number of cases to three since Wednesday, Deputy Health Minister Nelu Tataru.
Romania confirms first case of coronavirus: health ministerRomania confirmed its first case of coronavirus in a man from the southern county of Gorj on Wednesday, Health Minister Victor Costache said.
Romania president launches new consultations to form governmentRomania's centrist President Klaus Iohannis will launch fresh consultations to form a government on Wednesday, two days after the constitutional court overturned his re-nomination of ousted Liberal..
'Most wanted' Florin Ghinea extradited to RomaniaFlorin Ghinea is extradited to face charges including human trafficking and conspiracy to murder.
Romanian opposition ask court to overturn move to renominate PMRomania's opposition Social Democrat Party (PSD) said on Monday they would go to court to challenge President Klaus Iohannis's move to renominate the ousted Ludovic Orban as prime minister, which could..
Romania's centrist government faces no-confidence testRomanian Prime Minister Ludovic Orban's centrist minority government will face a vote of no-confidence brought by the leftist opposition on Wednesday, its first test of parliamentary support since..
Muguruza beats Halep to set up Australian Open final with KeninGarbine Muguruza continues her recent revival by reaching the Australian Open final with a straight-set win over Romania's Simona Halep.
Romanian mayor fined for speech inciting hatred of Roma minorityRomania's anti-discrimination watchdog fined a city mayor on Wednesday for a speech inciting hatred after he suggested would-be parents should be screened and the rights of the Roma ethnic minority to..
Romania justice minister picks chief anti-graft prosecutorsRomania's government named three chief prosecutors to head the country's top investigative agencies on Tuesday, ending a months-long interim leadership imposed by a previous government.
Queen Hind: 180 rescued sheep arrive at new home in RomaniaThe 180 rams were rescued at sea after the Queen Hind cargo ship capsized in November.
Romanian PM says aims to trigger snap electionRomanian liberal Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said on Friday he will try to trigger a snap parliamentary election by mid-year in an attempt to restore confidence after years of political instability.
Cancer patient set on fire during operation in RomaniaThe woman, who was having an operation for pancreatic cancer, died after suffering severe burns.
Executing a dictator: Open wounds of Romania's Christmas revolutionA bloody battle played out on the streets of Bucharest in 1989 as Romania's communist dictator fell.
Fall of Ceaușescu: When Romanians stood up to tyrannyIn 1989 a wave of protests in Romania led to the fall of the communist dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu
NATO moves towards spending goal sought by Trump, Spain lagsMore European allies in NATO are set to meet a defense spending target sought by the United States in 2019, with sharp rises in Romania and Bulgaria, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on..
Romania's President Iohannis wins re-electionRomania's centrist President Klaus Iohannis easily won a presidential runoff vote on Sunday as expected, crushing his socialist challenger on a pledge to restart a judicial reform slowed down by..
Queen Hind cargo ship carrying 14,000 sheep overturns off RomaniaAn operation to rescue the animals is under way after the ship capsized off Romania's port of Midia.
Romania's Iohannis hopes for new presidential term to boost rule of lawRomanians look set on Sunday to re-elect centrist president Klaus Iohannis, who has pledged to step up a fight against corruption and restart a judicial reform slowed down by successive Social Democrat..
Brown bear attacks: Deaths spark fear in RomaniaThree men die in little over a month in Romania, home to Europe's biggest brown bear population.
Spain 5-0 Romania: Hosts wrap up Euro 2020 qualifying in styleSpain wrap up their successful Euro 2020 qualifying campaign with a 5-0 win against Romania.
Seventeen arrested in human trafficking raids in LondonWhile the raids were carried out in London. police simultaneously raided addresses in Romania.
Incumbent Iohannis wins Romania's presidential vote, will face runoffRomania's centrist President Klaus Iohannis, who has earned praise in the West for his anti-graft stance, won the first round of a presidential ballot on Sunday and will face former premier Viorica..