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Ancient coins, bracelets looted from Romania return home

2018-04-19 08:12:00
BUCHAREST, Romania — A treasure trove of coins and bracelets from the 1st century that were stolen from western Romania and illegally smuggled out of the country has been put on display. The gold and silver artifacts, stolen between 2000 and 2001, were ...

Retailer Penny Market expects 13% sales increase this year in Romania

2018-04-19 07:30:00
Supermarket chain Penny Market, which is part of German group Rewe, reached a turnover of almost RON 3 billion (EUR 656 million) in 2017, up by 17% compared to 2016. For this year, the retailer expects a 12-13% increase in sales, according to Penny Market ...

Orange Romania signs 'Charter of Diversity'

2018-04-19 07:19:00
Orange Romania signed the 'Charter of Diversity (Carta diversitatii)' document at the official ceremony organised by the Romanian Diversity Charter on 18 April on the occasion of its launch in the country. The document promotes diversity, non ...

Fed Cup: Romania meets Switzerland in World Group play-offs this weekend

2018-04-19 05:51:00
Romania will play against Switzerland in the Fed Cup World Group play-offs this weekend, April 21-22, at Sala Polivalenta in Cluj-Napoca. The encounter is an important one, as the winning team will play next season in FedCup’s World Group I. Tennis star ...

Burleanu's new four-year term in Romania

2018-04-19 05:43:00
Răzvan Burleanu will serve a second four-year term as president of the Romanian Football Federation (FRF) after his re-election. Răzvan Burleanu has been re-elected as president of the Romanian Football Federation (FRF). The 33-year-old, the son of a ...

Italian PM in Romania for talks on Brexit

2018-04-19 05:32:00
BUCHAREST, Romania – Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni has discussed the future of Europe after Britain leaves the European Union next year in talks with top Romanian officials. Gentiloni met Romanian counterpart Viorica Dancila Thursday and then ...

Italian PM in Romania for talks on Brexit

2018-04-19 05:09:00
Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni has discussed the future of Europe after Britain leaves the European Union next year in talks with top Romanian officials. Gentiloni met Romanian counterpart Viorica Dancila Thursday and then headed for talks with ...

Romania has one of the lowest proportions of births outside marriage in the EU

2018-04-19 04:39:00
Under a third of the babies born in Romania in 2016, namely 31.3%, were born to unmarried parents, this being one of the lowest proportions of live births outside marriage in the EU, according to data from the European statistical office Eurostat.

New disciplinary action against Romania’s anti-corruption head

2018-04-19 03:30:00
The Judiciary Inspection, which has reviewed the activity of the head of Romania’s National Anti-Corruption Direction DNA, Laura Codruta Kovesi, concluded her deeds “taint professional honor and justice prestige.” It also found Kovesi breached a ...