Romania in the News

Romania parliament approves gap-tightening 2021 budget

Romania's two-house parliament approved a 2021 budget outlining a tighter deficit target of 7.2% of gross domestic product as expected on Tuesday, seeking to shore up public finances and preserve ...
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Romania Convicts Ex-President’s Daughter of Money-Laundering

The eldest daughter of Romania’s former president Traian Basescu and former minister Elena Udrea were both convicted of involvement in a scheme to launder money to pay for his election campaign in ...
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Romania's former tourism minister sentenced for corruption and money-laundering

Elena Udrea, a former Romanian tourism minister, and Ioana Basescu, daughter of the former president, received prison sentences for money laundering.
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Romanian Politician and Ex-President's Daughter Get Jail Terms for Corruption

A Romanian court sentenced a former government minister as well as the daughter of former president Traian Basescu to jail on Tuesday for money laundering and instigating others to take bribes in a ...
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England men's U21s schedule international games with Romania and Georgia in 2021

England men's U21s will play away games against both Romania and Georgia later this year. Our Young Lions will travel to the respective 2023 UEFA U21 EURO co-hosts during available match slots within ...
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Romania’s Govt. launches new bond offer on the Bucharest Stock Exchange

Romania's Government will carry out a new Treasury bill offer on the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) between March 1 and March ...
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Romania's COVID-19 cases top 800,000

A man wearing a face mask walks on a street in downtown Bucharest, Romania, Nov. 9, 2020. (Photo by Cristian Cristel/Xinhua) To date, Romania has recorded a total of 801,994 COVID-19 cases and 20,350 ...
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Romania ships first batch of AstraZeneca vaccine to Moldova

Romania shipped its first donation of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine to neighbouring Moldova on Saturday to allow Moldova to start vaccinating frontline medical workers next week. Moldova and ...
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EC allows Romania to use EUR 254 mln structural funds for Bucharest’s heating system

The European Commission (EC) has approved, in line with the EU's state aid rules, the Romanian authorities' plans to use EUR 254 million of its structural funds to modernize the heating distribution ...
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Fact check: Photo of massive protest in Romania is four years old and unrelated to COVID-19 restrictions

Flagged as part of Facebook’s efforts to combat the online spread of misinformation, posts claim that an image of a massive crowd in Bucharest, Romania shows a recent protest against COVID-19 ...
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Former intelligence officer convicted in first use of Romania’s law against Holocaust denial

"[I]t is a strong message from the legal system, one that shows significant progress," said Romania’s recently appointed special government envoy for anti-Semitism.
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GlobalStep Expands its European Operations to Romania

GlobalStep, a leading global provider of Technology Services, today announced the opening of GlobalStep Technologies SRL, a new Games QA operation in Bucharest, Romania. As an established hub of Games ...
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