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EBRD European Bank for Reconstruction and Develo : , EIB, EU and World Bank finance Moldova-Romania power link

2017-12-20 04:18:00
In a joint effort to strengthen the Moldova 's energy security, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Investment Bank (EIB), European Union (EU) and the World Bank are providing a €270 million package to finance a ...

Judges protest as Romania changes legal system

2017-12-20 00:59:00
Despite protests from hundreds of judges and magistrates in front of Bucharest's main courts, Romania's Social Democrat-led government is to move forward with changes to the country's legal system. The senate adopted on Tuesday a law changing the statute ...

Stranded in Romania: Tonga RWC player 'face death sentence' if he goes home

2017-12-19 20:01:00
Baia Mare, in the far north of Romania, is a long way from anywhere. Redolent of many concrete-clad former Soviet cities, its notorious claim to fame comes from being the site of Europe's worst ecological disaster since Chernobyl when 100 tons of cyanide ...

Tongan rugby star Sione Vaiomounga stranded in Romania

2017-12-19 19:35:00
A Tongan rugby star is stranded in Romania after he was struck down with kidney failure. Sione Vaiomounga is a flanker who played for Tonga in the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand. He then moved to Europe to play professional rugby, in hope of a ...

Living in limbo: The Tongan rugby star stranded in Romania

2017-12-19 17:46:00
Baia Mare, in the far north of Romania, is a long way from anywhere. Redolent of many concrete-clad former Eastern Bloc cities, its notorious claim to fame comes from being the site of Europe's worst ecological disaster since Chernobyl when 100 tons of ...

Romania 2018

2017-12-19 12:37:00
ROMANIA – 70 songs submitted to the Romanian national broadcaster for the 2018 edition of Selectia Nationala, through which the country will decide its participation to the Eurovision Song Contest next May in Lisbon. It is confirmed that Mihai Traistariu ...

Romania Santa Claus

2017-12-19 12:31:00
Assistants run to meet a person wearing a Santa Claus outfit getting out of an airplane during a Christmas event on the Henri Coanda airport, outside Bucharest, Romania, Tuesday, Dec. We welcome you to read all of our stories by signing into your account.

The astonishing story of Sione Vaiomounga, the Tongan rugby star stranded in Romania and who cannot go home

2017-12-19 11:13:00
Baia Mare, in the far north of Romania, is a long way from anywhere. Redolent of many concrete-clad former Eastern Bloc cities, its notorious claim to fame comes from being the site of Europe’s worst ecological disaster since Chernobyl when 100 tons of ...

"He was such a symbol of national unity and integrity." - Alexandra Dariescu on the late King Michael I of Romania

2017-12-19 10:52:00
Sean Rafferty walks around the new Charles II exhibition with curator Rufus Bird. Plus chats with Henning Kraggerud, The City Musick and pianist Alexandra Dariescu.