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Making a stop in Serbia, part II: People helping people.

As tragedies unfold, aid workers talk about the lack of hope among the refugees and their potential for self-harm. EURACTIV Romania reports.

- EurActive - UK

Britain's Prince Charles on 3-country 'Brexit charm' tour.

Britain's Prince Charles arrived in Bucharest Wednesday at the start of a nine-day tour to Romania, Italy and Austria seen as an effort to reassure European Union nations that Britain remains a close ally despite its decision to quit the bloc.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Baku to host exhibition of Romanian sculptor.

- Today.Az - AZ

Baku to host exhibition of Romanian sculptor.

Baku will host exhibition of famous Romanian sculptor Constantin Brâncuși, one of the founders of abstract sculpture style.

- AzerNews - AZ

Scene of crime officers testify in Mintoff Bland stabbing incident.

Yana Mintoff Bland listened attentively today as criminal proceedings against a man charged with stabbing her and her son before setting fire to her house continued. Romanian Gheorghe Popa, 39, Ms Mintoff Bland's former partner allegedly stabbed her and her son before setting fire to her house in Tarxien. Mr Popa sat in ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Romania: ex-prison chief gets 20 years for detainee deaths.

BUCHAREST, Romania " A Romanian court has upheld the 20-year sentence of a former prison commander for the deaths of 103 political prisoners while he was in charge of a communist-era labor camp.The High Court of Cassation and...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Romania: ex-prison chief gets 20 years for detainee deaths.

A Romanian court has upheld the 20-year sentence of a former prison commander for the deaths of 103 political prisoners while he was in charge of a communist-era labor camp.

- FOX News - US

Igazi Csíki Sör Changes Brand Name.

As part of the agreement with global brewery Heineken, Romania's Lixid Project brewery is changing its brand name from Igazi Csíki Sör to Csíki Sör , head of the company András Lénárd confirmed.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

Romanian court sentences former minister to six years in jail for graft.

A Bucharest court yesterday sentenced a former government minister to six years' jail for abuse of office and taking bribes, the latest in a string of high-profile convictions in one of the European Union's most corrupt countries.

- EurActive - UK

Has Arbaaz Khan found love in this Romanian beauty?.

The news comes after his shocking separation with wife Malaika Arora of 17 years The post Has Arbaaz Khan found love in this Romanian beauty? appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Allies take further steps to enhance resilience.

Officials and experts from NATO Allies and partners will discuss improving national resilience against evolving security challenges at a seminar in Bucharest on 28 and 29 March 2017. NATO Heads of State and Government pledged to increase Allied resilience at the Warsaw Summit in July 2016.

- NATO - INT

Romania wants a slice of CPEC

Envoy notes defence pact between the countries could become a framework to expand bilateral ties The post Romania wants a slice of CPEC appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

366,800 Bulgarians Traveled Abroad in February

366,800 Bulgarians traveled abroad in February, which is 30.4 percent up on the same month of last year, according to National Statistical Institute data. The growth rate is highest for the following destinations: Austria – 54.8 percent, Romania – 52.5 percent, France – 45.1 percent, Italy – 41.5 percent. At the ...

- Novinite - BG

Russian team inspects Romanian military base

Russian inspectors are visiting a military facility in Romania today to assess if there is any activity in the area. The country's defence minister insists that everything is normal'. EURACTIV Romania reports.

- EurActive - UK

Romania: ex-minister sentenced to 6 years for bribes

BUCHAREST, Romania — A court has handed a former Romanian tourism minister a six-year sentence for bribery and abuse of office connected to a...

- Townhall.com - US

Romania: ex-minister sentenced to 6 years for bribes

A court has handed a former Romanian tourism minister a six-year sentence for bribery and abuse of office connected to a boxing gala that she organized.

- FOX News - US

Maravela named Law firm of the Year: Romania

The firm was named Law firm of the Year: Romania at the recent The Lawyer European Awards. This is an extract from the citation: Maravela & Asociații was conceived as an alternative to the leading models present in the Romanian market, implementing a 'no-work-during-free-time' policy rare in the legal sector. This ...

- The Lawyer - US

Romanian MPs Vote on 'Traditional Family' Bill

After heated debates, Romanian MPs are to vote on whether to constitutionally define family as being based on marriage between a man and a woman, raising concerns over women's and LGBT rights.

- Balkan Insight - UK

UK to deploy Typhoons to Romania in May

The United Kingdom is to begin its deployment of Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft to Romania in May, the defence minister said on 27 March. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon confirmed the timing of the Royal Air Force deployment that was first announced by the Ministry of Defence in

- Jane’s - US

Green Globe recertifies InterContinental Bucharest for sustainability

The InterContinental Bucharest was re-certified this year, having met the Green Globe Standard 1.7, a great achievement for the entire hotel team proving their continued commit to run a sustainable ho

- eTurboNews - US

Romanian Deputy PM Fired After Row Inside Party

Deputy Prime Minister Daniel Constantin has been fired from his post after new skirmishes erupted with his fellow co-chair of ALDE - the junior partner in Romania's government.

- Balkan Insight - UK

I'd only given a literary talk, but someone still told me to leave the country

So if you don't like it so much,' he says, why don't you leave?' And his tone suggests that there is a good train leaving from St Pancras in half an hour. So here I am at the Romanian Cultural Institute in Belgrave Square. Eventually. After a misunderstanding that finds me first, forlorn and bemused, at Olympia, with the ...

- New Statesman - UK

Russian should be mandatory in schools, says Moldovan president

Moldovan President Igor Dodon wants Russian to be made compulsory again in the Eastern European country's schools, in another move towards Moscow. EURACTIV Romania reports.

- EurActive - UK

Heineken, Transylvanian Craft Brewery Near Deal Over Beer Brand

The Romanian unit of Dutch brewer Heineken and microbrewery Lixid Project on Monday said they intend to settle their ongoing dispute over the use of the Ciuc' and Csíki' beer brands, just days after Hungarian government representatives interceded on behalf of the Transylvanian craft brewery.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

U.K. Typhoons to deploy to Romania for air policing mission

Typhoon fighter jets from Britain's Royal Air Force will soon deploy to Romania to conduct an air policing mission in the region.

- UPI - US

Statement by Commissioner Avramopoulos following the meeting with five Member States on progress towards full visa reciprocity with the United States

European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 27 March 2017 European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos met yesterday with the Bulgarian Minister of the Interior, Plamen Uzunov, the Romanian Minister of the Interior, Carmen-Daniela Dan, the Croatian Minister of ...

- EU - EU

Ukrainian border guards fish 14 smugglers from river near Romanian border

Ukrainian border patrol officers from the Dilove unit of Ukraine's State Border Guard Service in Zakarpattya Oblast detained 14 smugglers in diving suits on March 25 as they were crossing  the River Tisa, which forms part of the Romanian-Ukrainian border, the border guard service has reported. According to the ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Justice Comes Late for Romania's Ageing Torturers

Romania has only recently started trying the former wardens of the communist-era political prisons – and some say it is too late now for justice to be done. 

- Balkan Insight - UK

Romania's second most populous city is now just a flight away

The first passengers to fly on a new route linking Malta with Romania's second most populous city were given a special welcome at Malta International Airport yesterday evening.  Wizz Air passengers flying from Cluj-Napoca were welcomed by hosts dressed in traditional Maltese costume and treated to a cake-cutting ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Government Urges Heineken To Resolve Trademark Dispute With Csíki Brewery Through Talks

The Hungarian government urges Heineken to resolve its trademark dispute with the ethnic Hungarian Csíki Brewery in Romania through talks, government office chief János Lázár said after visiting the brewery in Sansimion in central Romania.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

Lacklustre Romania held to goalless draw by Denmark

CLUJ-NAPOCA, Romania - Romania extended their unimpressive run of results under German coach Christohp Daum when they scrambled a 0-0 draw with Denmark in a World Cup Group E qualifier on Sunday.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Marchers Rally Against Abortion In Romania, Moldova

Police in the Romanian capital of Bucharest said 2,000 people, including Orthodox priests, took to the streets in an antiabortion rally.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Thousands join anti-abortion rallies in Romania, Moldova

Several thousands of people took to the streets of Romania and Moldova in an anti-abortion March for Life on Saturday, including 2,000 in Bucharest, police said. The post Thousands join anti-abortion rallies in Romania, Moldova appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Thousands march to protest abortion in Romanian capital

Several thousand people including Orthodox priests have marched through the Romanian capital and other cities to express their opposition to abortion and their support for family life.

- The Daily Star - LB

Thousands march to protest abortion in Romanian capital

BUCHAREST, Romania " Several thousand people including Orthodox priests have marched through the Romanian capital and other cities to express their opposition to abortion and their support for family life.Members of anti-abortion...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Number of Tourists Visiting Pamporovo Increases with Over 30%

The number of tourists visiting Bulgaria's ski resort Pamporovo has increased with over 30% during the current winter season, announced BNR.The ski season will continue until Easter and will be closed officially with free of charge ski lift services on April 17. According to the company which manages Pamporovo and Mechi ...

- Novinite - BG

Romanian filmmaker Cristian Mungiu appointed jury president of Golden Goblet Awards

OFFICIALS of the organizing committee of the 20th Shanghai International Film Festival announced that well-known Romanian filmmaker Cristian Mungiu will be the jury president for the festival's Golden Goblet Awards. Mungiu, 49, made his directorial debut film, "Occident/West" in 2002. In 2007, his second feature, "4 months, ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

London terror attack: Woman who fell into River Thames was due to be proposed to that day

The Romanian woman who fell from Westminster Bridge into the River Thames during the terrorist attack was due to receive a marriage proposal later that day.Andreea Cristea, 29, was visiting London with her boyfriend Andrei Burnaz...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

London attack: Bridge fall woman was to get 'wedding proposal'

The boyfriend of Romanian Andreea Cristea, who fell into the Thames in a terror attack, was going to propose.

- BBC - UK

Woman who fell into Thames in Westminster terror attack was to receive marriage proposal

The Romanian woman who fell from London's Westminster Bridge into the River Thames during the terrorist attack was due to receive a marriage proposal later that day.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

No bail for Romanians in Cebu ATM hacking

Three Romanian suspects in the hacking of a government-owned bank's automated teller machines here had been denied bail after charges against them were filed by the city prosecutor's office. The post No bail for Romanians in Cebu ATM hacking appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Head Of Government Broaches Heineken Case, ECTHR Ruling

The government and Hungarian lawmakers have the responsibility to protect Hungarian businesses against a multinational flaunting its power', the head of the government office said, referring to Heineken's trademark dispute with a Romanian brewery over the rights to the brand name Igazi Csiki Sör.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

Subromaniam is new Customs director-general

He was previously Customs deputy director-general .

- Malaysiakini - MY

Woman Pulled From Thames Following London Attack ID'd

The woman pulled seriously injured from the Thames following the London terror attack has been identified as 29-year-old Romanian architect Andreea Christea, the Independent reports. She was visiting London with her boyfriend for his birthday Wednesday. Cristea was on the Westminster Bridge when a car drove into ...

- Newser - US

Woman who fell off bridge into Thames River after London attack is ID'd

A Romanian woman who apparently fell into the river was rescued by a passing cruise ship, local media reported Thursday.         

- USA TODAY - US

Romania looks to poach EU medicines agency from UK

Romania announced that it will bid to host the European Medicines Agency in Bucharest after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union. EURACTIV Romania reports.

- EurActive - UK

London Attack Leaves Citizens of 10 Nations Dead or Injured

The victims included an American couple from Utah and people from Britain, South Korea, France, Romania, Greece, China, Germany, Ireland and Italy.

- New York Times - US

London Attack Leaves Citizens of 10 Nations Dead or Injured

The victims included Americans from Utah and people from Britain, South Korea, France, Romania, Greece, China, Germany, Ireland and Italy.

- International NY Times - US

London Attack Leaves Citizens of 10 Nations Dead or Injured

The victims included people from Britain, South Korea, France, Romania, Greece, China, Germany, Ireland, Italy and the United States.

- New York Times - US

Romania Accused of Inaction Over 'Slavery' in Italy

After the latest UK media exposure of the slave-like conditions endured by Romanian migrant workers in Sicily, the government has been accused of making an inadequate response. 

- Balkan Insight - UK

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