Romania's liberal Prime Minister Florin Citu faced calls to resign Thursday after he abruptly sacked a member of the junior coalition who criticised him over a pricey development project.
2 Dec 2020
A mysterious metal monolith appeared in Romania after a similar structure which appeared in the remote Utah desert vanished. The shiny triangular pillar was found on Batca Doamnei Hill in the city of Piatra Neamt in northern Romania last Thursday. It was spotted a few metres away from the well-known archaeological landmark the Petrodava Dacian…
19 Aug 2020
A Romanian singer was hit and killed by a train while live-streaming himself to his followers as he listened to loud music in his car in the city of Ploiesti, in Romania's Prahova County. 29-year-old Tavy Pustiu was bopping to pop-folk 'manele' music with his wife behind the wheel when a train smashed into the passenger…
22 Apr 2020
Romania will make wearing masks in public transport and other enclosed public spaces compulsory from May 15 when a lockdown imposed to stop the new coronavirus's spread is lifted, its president said Wednesday.
14 Apr 2020
Romania on Tuesday extended its nationwide lockdown for another month in a bid to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.
7 Apr 2020
A Romanian maternity unit was being investigated on Tuesday after 10 newborns tested positive for the novel coronavirus, with the suspicion they contracted the virus from healthcare staff.
26 Mar 2020
Romania's Health Minister Victor Costache resigned on Thursday following criticism of the government over its handling of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
24 Mar 2020
Romania's president Klaus Iohannis announced the country will go into a full lockdown on Wednesday to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, with the army deployed to help enforce it.
30 Nov 2019
Five days of efforts to pull sheep from a capsized ship saved 254 of the animals, but the operation ended with the death of many thousands more, rescue services said Saturday.
8 Nov 2019
With a religious icon pinned to a wall, washing hung out to dry, and a table and two chairs standing on a terrace, Paraiesti looks like almost any other village in rural Romania -- at least at first glance.
12 Oct 2019
European Parliament speaker David Sassoli said Saturday it is likely the new European Commission will take office a month late after the assembly rejected several candidates, including France's.
10 Oct 2019
Romania's beleaguered left-wing government risks collapse in a no-confidence vote Thursday, just weeks before a presidential election and amid controversy over the country's nominee for EU commissioner.