Romania in the News

Romania party boss calls rival's comment on EU post treason

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - The leader of Romania’s ruling party has asked a party colleague to press charges against the country’s president for saying Romania wasn’t prepared to assume the European Un...  »
(added to on 16.12.2018, 12:24)

Romania slams EU ahead of taking rotating presidency

Bucharest (AFP) - Leaders of Romania's left-wing ruling majority on Sunday accused the European Union of "discriminatory" treatment, two weeks before the eastern European country takes over the bloc's ...  »
(added to on 16.12.2018, 07:31)

Romania Rekindles Talk of Amnesty and Pardons for Corruption

Dragnea told fellow party members at a meeting Sunday in Bucharest. “They’re seen as an atomic bomb that Romania is considering dropping on Europe or the world. I’m not afraid to say them. If anyone f...  »
(added to on 16.12.2018, 06:20)

Romania Detains CEO of Coinflux Crypto Exchange On US Warrant

Four agents from the FBI attended the investigation and are pressing to hand over Nistor, and Romania initially appeared willing to comply. The Bucharest Court of Appeal is reportedly considering the ...  »
(added to on 14.12.2018, 09:31)

Journalist Turkey wants to extradite seeks asylum in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Turkish journalist accused by Turkey of terrorism said Thursday he has applied for political asylum in Romania after Turkey sought his extradition. Turkish authorities accu...  »
(added to on 14.12.2018, 05:40)

Romania celebrates its centennial with commemorative note

The left part of the note’s back shows the arrival of the royal cortege in Bucharest on Dec. 1, 1918, and part of the mace of King Ferdinand I. In the center are four women in folk costumes typical of ...  »
(added to on 14.12.2018, 01:16)

Romania Court RefusesTo Extradite Turkish Journalist

A court in Romania has rejected a request by Turkey to extradite a ... Journalist Kamil Demirkaya, 58, has been working in Bucharest for two years, writing for the Romanian edition of Zaman, a newspap...  »
(added to on 14.12.2018, 01:02)

Romania rejects request by Turkey to extradite journalist

BUCHAREST, Romania — A Romanian court has rejected a request by Turkey to extradite a Turkish journalist it accuses of terrorism. Turkey wants to try Kamil Demirkaya for links to Fethullah Gulen, the ...  »
(added to on 13.12.2018, 20:31)

Romania detains Turkish journalist on Turkey's request

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Turkish journalist suspected of links to Fethullah Gulen, the U.S.-based cleric blamed by Turkey for orchestrating a failed coup in 2016, was temporarily detained ...  »
(added to on 13.12.2018, 03:22)

Romanians protest poor air quality in congested Bucharest

BUCHAREST, Romania — Dozens of Romanians have protested against poor air quality in the capital, which recently was ranked one of Europe's most traffic-congested cities. Demonstrators wore medical fac...  »
(added to on 12.12.2018, 22:24)

Incoming EU president Romania aims to join euro 'by 2024'

Bucharest (AFP) - Romania hopes to adopt the euro "by 2024" and wants to use its forthcoming EU presidency to reduce tensions between the bloc's eastern and western members, Prime Minister Viorica Dan...  »
(added to on 12.12.2018, 05:16)

Romania: Daredevil thieves loot moving truck on highway

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian police have detained seven men on suspicion they clambered onto a moving truck and looted laptops and other electrical equipment worth 50,000 euros ($70,000). Police ...  »
(added to on 11.12.2018, 11:56)