2 hrs ago
Romanian party vows to block bill shielding MPs from graft probes
One of Romania's ruling parties has vowed to block proposals that would increase the immunity of members of parliament from corruption charges, as the European Union presses Bucharest to rein in graft and organised crime.
6 hrs ago
Guarantee Of Constructive Switch Of Negotiations On Karabakh Conflict ...
GUARANTEE OF CONSTRUCTIVE SWITCH OF NEGOTIATIONS ON KARABAKH CONFLICT IS MUTUAL RECOGNITION OF REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN AND NAGORNO KARABAKH REPUBLIC: HAYK KOTANJIAN 15:54, 11 December, 2013 YEREVAN, DECEMBER 11, ARMENPRESS.
10 hrs ago
Signmark and his journey from impossible to possible
The Finnish deaf artist released the world's first sign language hip-hop DVD. The Finnish rapper Signmark was in Bucharest on Tuesday for a lecture at the Cultural Centre in Bucharest, at the invitation of ICR and the Embassy of Finland in Bucharest.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
BRIEF: Bucharest stocks rise 0.36 pct at close of trade
Dec. 11 -- BUCHAREST -- The shares listed on the Bucharest Stock Exchange on Wednesday rose 0.36 percent on average, in an evolution tracked by the BET-C composite index.
Romania's three-quarter steel production down 15 pct to 2.2 mln tonnes
Dec. 11 -- BUCHAREST -- Romania's steel production decreased 15 percent in the first nine months of the year to 2.2 million tonnes, mainly due to the insolvency of Mechel group, shows a release from the Ministry of Economy .
Farewell visit of Lithuania's Ambassador in Romania
Romanian Foreign Minister Titus Corlatean on Wednesday met Lithuania's ambassador Vladimir Jarmolenko on a farewell visit, as he ends his mission to Romania.
Guinness record: Radu Beligan, longest living actor still on stage
Radu Beligan, who will turn 95 this Saturday, will receive the title of longest living actor still on the theatrical stage, to be awarded by the Guinness Book of Records on Sunday at the National Theatre of Bucharest , Mediafax informs.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Inter Press Service
Battling Extractive Industries in Romania
Fifty Greenpeace activists were arrested on Dec. 9 during a symbolic action of "digging for gold" in front of the Romanian parliament.
Corruption and Romania's healthcare system
Recently I've witnessed first hand the country's struggle to reform its public health sector, which has fallen into growing problems.
Israel-Romania row over settlements building
In latest row between Israel and EU, Romania refuses to allow its workers to build illegal settlements in the West Bank.
World's First Supermarket Made of Ice Opens In Romanian Capitol
An 80-tonne supermarket made completely out of transparent blocks of ice has opened in the Romanian capitol of Bucharest for the Christmas season.
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Report: Romania Restricting Contact with Yesha
Months of Israeli attempts to import construction workers from Romania broke up because of the Bucharest government's demand that Israel promise, in writing, that the workers not be employed beyond the 1949 Armistice Line, according to a Tuesday-morning report by Israel Defense Forces Radio .
Mon Dec 09, 2013
CEC Bank loan granted to Ioana Basescu found compliant with lender's internal rules
Dec. 09 -- BUCHAREST -- The loan released by CEC Bank to Ioana Basescu was in compliance with the banking institution's internal rules and with the central bank's prudential regulations, head of the National Bank's Supervision Directorate Nicolae Cinteza declared on Monday.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Chevron resumes Romania shale search operations after protest
U.S. oil major Chevron started work again at its shale exploration site in eastern Romania on Sunday, a day after hundreds of anti-fracking protesters stopped operations there.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Bucharest opens first ice supermarket for Christmas
From this weekend to Christmas Eve, the Profi ice shop, installed in the central George Enescu Square, offers to customers more than 500 very diverse products, from food to clothes.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Final suspect in Dutch art heist arrested
BUCHAREST, Romania British police have arrested the final suspect in the theft of paintings by Matisse, Picasso and Monet from a Dutch museum.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
BRIEF: Cinteza: Transaction on selling RIB ends on Wednesday, Getin...
Dec. 05 -- BUCHAREST -- The transaction on selling the Romanian International Bank ended on December 4 and the Getin group of Poland is fully-fledged shareholder, head of the surveillance directorate of the National Bank of Romania Nicolae Cinteza told the Romanian Banking Forum on Thursday.
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Why Europe does not need Ukraine without Russia
The European family does not really care about Ukraine, nor does it care about Russia.
Ex-Romanian diplomat Ionescu back in court to ask for postponement
Former Romanian diplomat Silviu Ionescu, who was convicted for causing two hit-and-run accidents in Singapore in 2009, appeared in a Bucharest court again on Thursday.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Times of Israel
Romanian film about Jewish bank robbers makes waves
"Nobody exactly knows to this day what really happened," Romanian film director Nae Caranfil says of the Ionid Gang, a group of Jewish intellectuals and high ranking Communist Party members who executed the most famous bank robbery behind the Iron Curtain.