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…
Romanians say sorry to stood-up Japan prime minister
Embarrassed Romanians took to social media on Wednesday to apologise to Japan's prime minister after a political crisis left him with no counterpart to meet on a historic visit.
'Half a million' attend anti-government protests in Romania
An estimated half-million Romanians took to the street in another night of protests Sunday, with many calling on the government to quit even after it scrapped the corruption legislation that sparked the week of public outrage.
Romania president names new prime minister
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Romania ex-minister jailed in Microsoft graft case
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Payet hails France’s defence after clean-slate in group stage
Dimitri Payet has hailed France’s “new level” of defence as the Euro 2016 hosts moved into the round of 16 of the competition.
Switzerland made to wait after Romania draw
Switzerland were frustated in their attempt to book a place in the knockout stage of Euro 2016 after a 1-1 draw on Wednesday against Group A rivals Romania in Paris.
Little to gain, more to lose for Hollande at Euro
President Francois Hollande must have been relieved by France's win at the opening match of Euro 2016 but even if the tournament goes smoothly, it is unlikely to change his dire ratings, analysts said.