Romania in the News

He was the Centre Court bad boy everone adored. Now, as Ilie Nastase spews racist insults and foul-mouthed abuse at women players, even his friends fear the game is up for Mr Nasty

He is still the most famous and adored man in Romania, but relentlessly courts publicity with ... The top floor of his Spanish-style villa in Bucharest is given over to a white, mirrored dressing room with rows of designer clothes which he chooses with ...  »
(added to on 23.04.2017, 14:05)

Romania holds International Light Festival

Romania’s sky has brightened up, thanks to an annual light festival accompanied with an earful of tunes. Several landmark buildings in the capital Bucharest were clothed in light and color as some 200,000 residents and visitors celebrated the event known ...  »
(added to on 22.04.2017, 22:11)

2 teens die in April avalanche in western Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania – Romanian authorities say two teenagers have died in an avalanche in western Romania after the country was hit by a blast of wintry weather. Emergency situations chief Raed Arafat told The Associated Press that rescue workers pulled ...  »
(added to on 22.04.2017, 06:40)

Police find 111 migrants hidden in truck leaving Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania — Romanian border police say they have stopped 111 asylum seekers hidden in the back of a large truck who trying to illegally leave Romania and head toward Western Europe. Border police said Saturday statement they discovered the group ...  »
(added to on 22.04.2017, 01:58)

NATO Build-Up in Romania: Clear Threat to Russia

NATO has made a request to set up a counter-intelligence unit in Bucharest to protect the two military commands established there two years ago. The new unit is to function within the South-East Multinational Division also based in Romania’s capital.  »
(added to on 22.04.2017, 01:26)

Bucharest: Romania’s ‘Little Paris of the East’

Still haunted by the legend of a vampire count and the legacy of a communist dictator, Romania is complex — with an epic history, a multifaceted ethnic mix and an unusually rich cultural heritage. It may not be the easiest place to travel, but for ...  »
(added to on 21.04.2017, 17:08)

Beyond Rominimal: Inside Romania’s Alternative Techno Scene

As Rominimal DJs toured the world, an alternative scene grew in Bucharest. Festival season kicks off in Romania today with the 12th annual edition of the experimental music and art festival Rokolectiv in Bucharest, which will be followed next week by the ...  »
(added to on 21.04.2017, 05:32)

Romania intends to buy Patriot missiles from Raytheon to boost defenses

Romanian servicemen cross a muddy field after taking part in joint U.S. and Romanian military exercise Justice Eagle 17, at Smardan shooting range, in Galati county, Romania, on Thursday. (Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea/via REUTERS) BUCHAREST — NATO member ...  »
(added to on 20.04.2017, 20:39)

Timmermans in Bucharest: The best warranter of the rule of law is the Romanian people

The best warranter of the rule of law is the Romanian people, who will continue the fight against corruption after the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) process is ended in Romania, on Thursday asserted in Bucharest the visiting First Vice ...  »
(added to on 20.04.2017, 20:22)

Romania Intends to Buy Patriot Missiles From U.S. to Boost Defenses

BUCHAREST — NATO member Romania plans to buy Patriot missiles from U.S. company Raytheon to help protect its airspace, a senior defense ministry official said on Thursday. The plan will be a key part of the European Union country's plan to modernize its ...  »
(added to on 20.04.2017, 03:16)