Romania in the News

WTA roundup: Rybakina advances to Bucharest semifinals

Kazakhstan’s Elena Rybakina upset second-seeded Viktoria Kuzmova of Slovakia 7-6 (4), 6-3 on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the BRD Bucharest Open in Romania. It marks the second time the ...  »
(added to on 19.07.2019, 13:07)

Siegemund slides into semifinals in Bucharest

BUCHARST, Romania - In a clash between two players who've succeeded at the BRD Bucharest Open in the past, it was former semifinalist Laura Siegemund who downed former champion Irina-Camelia Begu on ...  »
(added to on 19.07.2019, 04:57)

Cineplexx Romania takes over multiplex cinema in Bucharest

Cineplexx Romania, the local subsidiary of Austrian cinema operator Cineplexx, continues its expansion on the local market through the acquisition of the multiplex cinema in the Iris Titan Shopping ...  »
(added to on 18.07.2019, 18:40)

WTA roundup: Tig upsets Sevastova in Bucharest

Patricia Maria Tig stunned top-seeded Anastasija Sevastova 6-2, 7-5 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the BRD Bucharest Open in Romania. The 24-year-old Romanian recorded 31 winners against 20 ...  »
(added to on 18.07.2019, 11:31)

Wimbledon champion Halep receives hero's welcome on Romania homecoming

BUCHAREST, Romania - Former World No.1 Simona Halep brought home a second Grand Slam title to Romania after stunning Serena Williams in the Wimbledon final and, for the second straight year, invited ...  »
(added to on 17.07.2019, 07:42)

Simona Halep follows Wimbledon win with Romania Olympic honor

Halep discussed the idea at a press conference in Bucharest on Monday ... Halep, who is friends with Romania’s most famous Olympian, gymnast Nadia Comaneci, would not be Romania’s first ...  »
(added to on 16.07.2019, 04:00)

Same-Sex Couples In Romania Face Hostility As They Challenge Discrimination

BUCHAREST -- It should have been the happiest development ... as same-sex partnerships are not recognized in Romania. Joined by another same-sex couple seeking a marriage license, the four men were ...  »
(added to on 15.07.2019, 18:52)

Wimbledon champion Simona Halep awarded with Romania's highest distinctions

Romania's presidency and the Orthodox Church awarded Wimbledon ... I did the best I could and that's why I managed to win," a beaming Halep told reporters at Bucharest international airport, clutching ...  »
(added to on 15.07.2019, 18:43)

‘I want my country’s image to be good’: has Romania’s ruling party moved on?

Another source of tension between Bucharest and Brussels is the negotiations over the head of the new European public prosecutor’s office. Laura Codruţa Kövesi, the former head of Romania’s ...  »
(added to on 15.07.2019, 17:00)

WTA BRD Bucharest Open Results

Elena Rybakina, Kazakhstan, def. Viktoria Kuzmova (2), Slovakia, 7-6 (4), 6-3. Laura Siegemund (6), Germany, def. Irina-Camelia Begu, Romania, 7-5, 6-2. Patricia Maria Tig, Romania, def. Kristyna ...  »
(added to on 15.07.2019, 10:21)

Romania's president blasts government over corruption report

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's government is ignoring the will of its own citizens by not adopting anti-corruption recommendations made by a European anti-graft body, the country's president said ...  »
(added to on 10.07.2019, 16:08)

Sheraton Bucharest Implements Seamless Check-in and Guestroom Entry with ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions Mobile Access

Stockholm - July 9, 2019 - ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions has announced the successful implementation of its Mobile Access solution at the Sheraton Bucharest Hotel, a luxury property located in the heart ...  »
(added to on 09.07.2019, 03:25)