Romania in the News

Romania's ruling party discusses graft probe of 2 ministers

BUCHAREST, Romania – Romania's ruling party has met to discuss a criminal inquiry into allegations of abuse of office during a land transfer that targets two ministers. Ahead of Monday's meeting, Social Democratic Party leader Liviu Dragnea called the ...  »
(added to on 25.09.2017, 00:36)

Foreign Secretary to visit Czech Republic, Romania and Slovakia

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will visit Prague, Bucharest and Bratislava for high-level talks ... I am looking forward to visiting the Czech Republic, Romania and Slovakia and to meeting with our friends and allies to discuss how we can co-operate ...  »
(added to on 25.09.2017, 00:30)

A look inside Romania's darkly humorous Merry Cemetery

SAPANTA, Romania (AP) — Death isn't always tragic ... Despite its remote location some 600 kilometers (360 miles) northwest of the Romanian capital, Bucharest, it's one of the country's top tourist attractions. "I've seen what touches (tourists).  »
(added to on 24.09.2017, 23:41)

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson meets Romanian counterpart in Bucharest

The meeting in Bucharest is part of a visit in the region ... “I am delighted to be visiting the Czech Republic, Romania and Slovakia and look forward to meetings with colleagues to work closely on a range of foreign policy issues, including security ...  »
(added to on 24.09.2017, 22:44)

Romania slims IPO plan for Hidroelectrica

BUCHAREST, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Romania plans to float 10 percent of hydro power producer Hidroelectrica, down from a previously planned 15 percent, the energy ministry said on Sunday. “We change the percentage to 10 from 15 ... we are on a more ...  »
(added to on 24.09.2017, 02:19)

Romania’s countryside, a land that time forgot

Romania is full of surprises and wonderful people. And as you leave the capital of Bucharest, it gets even better. In the Romanian countryside, the nation’s unique history and traditional culture live on — vividly. A hard-fought past is evident in the ...  »
(added to on 22.09.2017, 18:48)

Romania’s Merry Cemetery offers visitors dark humor

Tincu mused about the philosophy behind the cemetery. “These texts and images contain elements that remind you of what life is about,” he said. Alison Mutler in Bucharest, Romania contributed to this report.  »
(added to on 19.09.2017, 23:58)

Romania on Course to Revamp Its Air Defenses

Consequently, Bucharest has asked the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to step in and assist. And since 2016, US, Canadian, Portuguese and British aircraft have been bolstering Romania’s air defenses, on a rotational bases (, March 27).  »
(added to on 19.09.2017, 13:03)

Bucharest’s Outernational Days Festival Needs Your Help

In July of this year, the second iteration of Outernational Days festival took place in Bucharest, Romania. But unlike many other festivals you might have encountered on the summer festival circuit—compulsively curated for the biggest crowds or the most ...  »
(added to on 19.09.2017, 01:05)

Commercial property investors descend on booming Bucharest

Geo Margescu, CEO of Forte Partners © Alan Knox/FT But Floreasca’s saturation, combined with the expansion of Romania’s economy, have opened up investment possibilities elsewhere in the capital. “Northern Bucharest is more crowded, there are fewer ...  »
(added to on 18.09.2017, 16:13)