Romania in the News

Man returns home to Romania to find he's been declared dead

BUCHAREST, Romania --Constantin Reliu learned in January that he was dead. After more than 20 years of working as a cook in Turkey, the 63-year-old returned home to Romania to discover that his wife had had him officially registered as dead. He has since ...  »
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Romania: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2018 Article IV Mission

Romania’s comparatively low (and declining ... prices at which individuals re-purchase debts acquired by third parties. An IMF staff team visited Bucharest during March 6-16 to conduct the 2018 Article IV consultation discussions. The team is grateful ...  »
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8 things you need to know about Romania's culture

Some of the festival's concerts take place in the Bucharest Atheneum (top photo). Back to literature: In 1998, when Romania was also a guest country at the Leipzig Book Fair, people were just as curious as they are now to find out more about a country that ...  »
(added to on 15.03.2018, 02:39)

University of Memphis professor and Elvis and Romania scholar Tom Carlson dies at 73

From 1982 to 1984, Dr. Carlson, his wife and two children lived in Romania, while Dr. Carlson was teaching literature at the University of Bucharest as a Fulbright scholar. At the time, Romania was controlled by Communist strongman Nicolae Ceaușescu ...  »
(added to on 14.03.2018, 10:52)

Romania's president sends integrity law back to Parliament

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's president has sent back to Parliament legislation regulating the integrity of public officials saying it diminishes standards of probity expected of elected officials. President Klaus Iohannis said Wednesday that the ...  »
(added to on 14.03.2018, 04:45)

Virtus pro qualifies for The International with win at Bucharest Major

... home the Bucharest Major title after a thrilling grand final match against VGJ.Thunder at the Polyvalent Hall in Bucharest, Romania. The team was unstoppable throughout the tournament and made the result academic -- with the victory, VP has garnered ...  »
(added to on 11.03.2018, 07:59)

Romania: Leader of ruling party consolidates grip on power

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The chairman of Romania's ruling party consolidated his grip on power Saturday after an ally was promoted to a key position amid criticism of his leadership. Social Democracy Party Chairman Liviu Dragnea, who's been party leader ...  »
(added to on 10.03.2018, 08:45)

Thousands of Hungarians march for more autonomy in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Some 3,000 ethnic Hungarians have staged a march in Romania’s northwest Transylvania region to demand more autonomy. They gathered in Targu Mures, a city that is home to many ethnic Hungarians, on Saturday carrying a giant ...  »
(added to on 10.03.2018, 08:35)

Romania's ruling party congress votes to join euro in 2024

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania’s ruling Social Democrats (PSD), in power for a year, voted at an extraordinary congress on Saturday to back a 2024 target date to adopt the euro currency. PSD leader Liviu Dragnea told a 4,000-strong gathering that joining ...  »
(added to on 10.03.2018, 07:26)