After midnight: Brisbane match starts in 2018, ends in 2019
Czech qualifier Marie Bouzkova stunned former US Open champion Samantha Stosur to reach the Brisbane International second round on Monday in a match which started in 2018, spanned midnight and finished in the early hours of 2019. The 20-year-old Bouzkova, ranked at 139 in the world, fought back to claim a 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 win…
Romanian ex-president Iliescu indicted for 'crimes against humanity'
Romania's former president Ion Iliescu has been indicted for crimes against humanity for his role in the deadly aftermath of the 1989 revolution that toppled the country's communist regime, prosecutors said on Friday.
Romania vote to restrict gay marriage fails: final results
A controversial Romanian referendum aimed at restricting the definition of marriage to exclude same-sex couples has failed after turnout fell well below the threshold, final results showed on Monday.
Romania charges police chiefs over violence against protesters
The head of Romania's riot police and three senior officials have been charged over the use of violence to break up an anti-government protest in Bucharest that left hundreds of people hurt, prosecutors said Friday.
Second night of Romania demos after hundreds injured
Thousands of demonstrators gathered Saturday in the Romanian capital Bucharest for a second straight day, after more than 450 people were hurt and around 30 arrested in a huge anti-corruption protest. Police came in for criticism after they used water cannon and tear gas on Friday to disperse protesters as tens of thousands rallied to…
Over 450 people hurt in Romania protest clashes
More than 450 people were hurt and around 30 arrested during a huge anti-corruption protest in Bucharest, Romanian police said on Saturday, a day after the rally.
Romanian president seeks prime minister's resignation over Israel embassy row
Romania's President Klaus Iohannis called Friday for the resignation of Prime Minister Viorica Dancila amid a row sparked by the possible move of the country's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
Romanian health workers protest over cuts to income
Thousands of Romanian healthcare workers from across the country protested in the capital Bucharest Thursday against recent cuts to their income.
Halep to face Wozniacki for title, Cilic through to final
Simona Halep of Romania defeated the 2016 champion Angelique Kerber, 6/3; 4/6; 9/7 and will face the second seed Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark, who defeated Elise Mertens of Belgium 6/3; 7/6(2) in the finals on Sunday. In the men’s title chase, Marin Cilic of Croatia defeated Kyle Edmund of Great Britain 6/2; 7/6; 6/2 After…