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Romania: US soldier critically injured after electric shock

2017-06-27 13:41:00
BUCHAREST, Romania – U.S. military officials say an American soldier has been hospitalized in Romania in critical condition after suffering an electric shock while working at a railway station near the Hungarian border. A U.S. Army statement from Poland ...

Romania midfielder Alexandru Maxim leaves Stuttgart to move to Mainz

2017-06-27 13:10:00
Mainz have signed Romania international Alexandru Maxim from Bundesliga new boys Stuttgart on a four-year deal. The 26-year-old midfielder played 131 times for Stuttgart after joining the club in 2013. Maxim told Mainz's official website: "I'm looking ...

Romania: Mihai Tudose named as Prime-Minister Designate

2017-06-27 11:52:00
In Romania, President Klaus Iohannis has appointed outgoing economy minister Mihai Tudose as Prime Minister and thus paved the way for the formation of a new leftist Social-Democrat-led government in that country. According to the President of Romania, the ...

New worldwide ransomware attack GoldenEye also affects Romania

2017-06-27 11:35:00
Several companies and public institutions in Romania have been affected by a new ransomware attack called GoldenEye, which has also hit many users in Ukraine, Russia, Denmark, and Spain, on Tuesday, according to Romanian antivirus producer Bitdefender ...

KMG International invests over $100 mln in Romania’s Midia terminal in 2007-17

2017-06-27 08:54:00
KMG International (KMGI), the major shareholder of Romania’s Rompetrol Rafinare, said it has invested over $100 million (89 million euro) in the Midia marine terminal in the Black Sea during 2007-2017. The volume of the unloaded crude by KMG ...

Erste: Romania could need ten years to adopt euro

2017-06-27 07:49:00
Romania will need ten years to adopt the euro if the GDP per capita grows at the same pace, according to an analysis of the Austrian group Erste. Croatia is the only country in Central and Eastern Europe that considers adopting the euro in the near future.

Tip From Romania Led to Captive NC Teen

2017-06-27 07:45:00
(Newser) – Shaunna and Anthony Burns awoke on May 23, 2016, to find their daughter missing and their front door unlocked. It is believed Hailey Burns, then 16, left the home in Charlotte, NC, and was picked up less than a mile away by a man she'd met online.

Romania: police find 91 migrants from Syria, Iraq in truck

2017-06-27 07:43:00
BUCHAREST, Romania – Romanian border police have found 91 migrants from Iraq and Syria hidden in a truck transporting auto parts. They told police they were trying to reach the visa-free Schengen travel zone. Police stopped and searched the vehicle with ...

Eight things you should know about Romania's new prime minister

2017-06-27 07:42:00
Mihai Tudose has been named Prime Minister of Romania, after a nomination from his Social Democrat Party was approved by President Klaus Johannis. Here are 8 things you need to know about him: 1) Tudose, aged 50, has twice been economy minister. Most ...