Romania in the News

WTA roundup: Sevastova survives at Bucharest

Top-seeded Latvian Anastasija Sevastova was forced to rally to defeat fifth-seeded Romanian Sorana Cirstea 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 on Friday and advance to the semifinals of the BRD Bucharest Open in Romania. T...  »
(added to on 20.07.2018, 21:06)

Buzarnescu Not Skipping a Beat in Bucharest

Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu's remarkable 2018 continues with a run to the semis at Bucharest. Photo Source: BRD Bucharest Open Red-hot Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu reached the last four in singles and ...  »
(added to on 20.07.2018, 12:29)

Fondul Proprietatea argues planned gas price cap illegal, puts Romania's energy independence in jeopardy

Bucharest-- Putting a cap on gas sale prices runs counter to Romanian and European law and also jeopardizes Romania's investments and energy independence, Fondul Proprietatea (FP) said in a release th...  »
(added to on 20.07.2018, 00:48)

Telekom Sport to Televise Raw® and SmackDown® in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania & STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 19, 2018--WWE (NYSE: WWE) and Telekom Sport today announced a new multi-year agreement to broadcast WWE’s flagship programs Raw® and SmackDow...  »
(added to on 19.07.2018, 02:54)

Romania's top court OKs residency rights for same-sex couple

BUCHAREST, Romania — Romania's top court on Wednesday ruled that a gay Romanian-American couple is entitled to the same residency rights as other married couples in the European Union. The Constitutio...  »
(added to on 18.07.2018, 23:24)

Radio Free Europe to resume broadcasts in Romania, Bulgaria

BUCHAREST, Romania — Radio Free Europe said Thursday that it will resume news services in Romania and Bulgaria in a bid to debunk fake news and combat poor-quality journalism. The U.S. Congress-funded ...  »
(added to on 18.07.2018, 23:13)

US and Romania Service Members Respond to Base Explosions For SHEILDEX 18

DEVESELU, Romania (NNS) -- Sailors from Naval Support Facility Deveselu ... Medevac Baza 90, an aerial medical evacuation team from the nation’s capital Bucharest, flew in to provide medical equipment ...  »
(added to on 18.07.2018, 20:59)

Romania: Muslims Cancel Grand Mosque Project

Romania’s main Muslim body has dropped a Turkish-backed project to build a showpiece mosque in Bucharest due to a lack of funds. The Romanian Muftiyat, which represents Muslims in the country, has can...  »
(added to on 18.07.2018, 15:56)

Romania's top court blocks sovereign wealth fund plan

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania’s Constitutional Court on Wednesday ruled against a parliament bill to set up a sovereign wealth fund, a key policy goal of the ruling Social Democrats that the party’s c...  »
(added to on 18.07.2018, 07:07)

Romania Must Give Residency Rights to Same-Sex Spouses, Court Rules

BUCHAREST — Romania must give residency rights to the same-sex spouses of European Union citizens, the socially conservative country's top court ruled on Wednesday. The Constitutional Court's landmark ...  »
(added to on 18.07.2018, 04:19)

Highlander Partners Opens New CEE Office in Romania and Adds to Management Team

DALLAS and BUCHAREST, Romania, July 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlander Partners, L.P., a leading middle-market private investment firm based in Dallas, announces a new office in Bucharest, Romania. T...  »
(added to on 18.07.2018, 03:10)

Romania's chief anti-graft prosecutor fired

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's chief anti-corruption prosecutor was fired Monday over misconduct and incompetence accusations by her own government ministry. Laura Codruta Kovesi was dismissed to ...  »
(added to on 16.07.2018, 22:03)