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Romanians protest against ban on gender identity studiesHundreds protested outside the Romanian president's palace on Thursday against a proposed ban on gender identity studies which they said would infringe human rights and fuel discrimination.
Bulgarians complain of long border queues after Greece eases lockdownHundreds of trucks and cars from Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia waited in long queues at the border with Greece on Wednesday after Athens eased coronavirus restrictions to try to salvage the summer..
Romania's president aims to extend 'state of alert' to fight coronavirusRomania's current state of alert enforced on May 15 to fight the new coronavirus, must be extended by another 30 days until the middle of July, President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday.
Romanian cobbler keeps people apart with size 75 shoesSoon after a two-month lockdown to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus eased in Romania in mid-May, Grigore Lup, a Romanian shoemaker from the Transylvanian city of Cluj, noticed people were not..
Romania to further ease lockdown restrictions from June 1Romania will reopen outdoor cafes and restaurants and allow international road and rail travel from June 1, after a two-month lockdown to contain the new coronavirus outbreak, President Klaus Iohannis..
Romanian minister calls for migrant labour rethink after slaughterhouse COVID casesThe coronavirus crisis must prompt a rethink of the conditions in which some people from Eastern Europe work in the farms and food industry of Western Europe, Romania's labour minister said after..
EU fraud prosecutor was wrongly dismissed from Romanian anti-graft job: courtThe European Union's fraud prosecutor was wrongly removed from her previous job as head of Romania's anti-corruption agency, the European Court of Human Rights said on Tuesday in a landmark ruling..
Romania president will enforce 'state of alert' from May 15Romania will not extend a state of emergency past its May 15 expiry date, but will impose a "state of alert" allowing some modest relaxation of restrictions, President Klaus Iohannis said on Monday.
Romanian Church condemns posters depicting doctors and nurses as saintsRomania's Orthodox Church said on Wednesday a series of outdoor posters depicting nurses and doctors on the frontlines of the new coronavirus outbreak as saints were blasphemous and an insult to..
Romanian 2020 parliament election might be delayed: presidentA parliament election in Romania scheduled for late November or early December might not take place this year unless the new coronavirus spread is contained, President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday.
Romania economy to show signs of recovery from July-August: Finance MinisterRomania's economy will show signs of recovery from the impact of the coronavirus outbreak in July-August, Finance Minister Florin Citu told news television channel Digi24 on Monday.
Romania will extend state of emergency by 30 days: presidentRomania's government will extend its state of emergency by another 30 days after the current period ending next week, to help halt the spread of the new coronavirus, President Klaus Iohannis said on..
Coronavirus outbreak to delay Romania's June election: PMRomania's centrist minority government will almost certainly postpone a June local election as the coronavirus outbreak ruled out the best conditions for such an exercise, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban..
Romania places eastern city of Suceava under quarantineRomania's government has placed the eastern town of Suceava and eight surrounding villages under quarantine to limit the spread of the coronavirus, with more than a quarter of all cases in the country..
Ukrainian man in wetsuit arrested after smuggling surgical masks into RomaniaBorder guards have arrested a man in a wetsuit who admitted to smuggling surgical masks across a river from Ukraine into Romania, Ukraine's border guard service said on Thursday.
Romanian lawmakers endorse PM Orban in vote of confidenceRomania's centrist Prime Minister Ludovic Orban won a parliamentary vote of confidence by a large margin as expected, on Saturday, with all parties seeking to end a political stalemate and focus on..
Facing coronavirus spread, Romania's president makes new push to form governmentRomanian President Klaus Iohannis called talks with political parties for Friday to try to get parliament to endorse a new prime minister next week so he can focus entirely on tackling the coronavirus..
Romanian PM-designate renounces nomination: presidencyRomania's Prime Minister-designate Florin Citu abandoned his bid to become premier on Thursday, minutes before a scheduled parliamentary vote of confidence, the presidency said in a statement.
Romania shuts schools, halts Italy flights to ward off virusRomania has shut down all schools and suspended flights to and from Italy, seeking to limit the spread of the coronavirus to the Black Sea state, as the number of new infections has risen, authorities..
Romania confirms first case of coronavirus: health ministerRomania confirmed its first case of coronavirus in a man from the southern county of Gorj on Wednesday, Health Minister Victor Costache said.
Romania's president asks finance minister Citu to form governmentRomania's centrist President Klaus Iohannis appointed interim Finance Minister Florin Citu as prime minister-designate to try to form a transitional government until a parliamentary election in..
Romanian opposition ask court to overturn move to renominate PMRomania's opposition Social Democrat Party (PSD) said on Monday they would go to court to challenge President Klaus Iohannis's move to renominate the ousted Ludovic Orban as prime minister, which could..
Romania's centrist government faces no-confidence testRomanian Prime Minister Ludovic Orban's centrist minority government will face a vote of no-confidence brought by the leftist opposition on Wednesday, its first test of parliamentary support since..
Romanian mayor fined for speech inciting hatred of Roma minorityRomania's anti-discrimination watchdog fined a city mayor on Wednesday for a speech inciting hatred after he suggested would-be parents should be screened and the rights of the Roma ethnic minority to..
Romania justice minister picks chief anti-graft prosecutorsRomania's government named three chief prosecutors to head the country's top investigative agencies on Tuesday, ending a months-long interim leadership imposed by a previous government.
Romanian PM says aims to trigger snap electionRomanian liberal Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said on Friday he will try to trigger a snap parliamentary election by mid-year in an attempt to restore confidence after years of political instability.
NATO moves towards spending goal sought by Trump, Spain lagsMore European allies in NATO are set to meet a defense spending target sought by the United States in 2019, with sharp rises in Romania and Bulgaria, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on..
Romania's President Iohannis wins re-electionRomania's centrist President Klaus Iohannis easily won a presidential runoff vote on Sunday as expected, crushing his socialist challenger on a pledge to restart a judicial reform slowed down by..
Romania's Iohannis hopes for new presidential term to boost rule of lawRomanians look set on Sunday to re-elect centrist president Klaus Iohannis, who has pledged to step up a fight against corruption and restart a judicial reform slowed down by successive Social Democrat..
Incumbent Iohannis wins Romania's presidential vote, will face runoffRomania's centrist President Klaus Iohannis, who has earned praise in the West for his anti-graft stance, won the first round of a presidential ballot on Sunday and will face former premier Viorica..
Romania's Iohannis in pole position for presidential voteRomanians vote in a presidential election on Sunday and are expected to support incumbent Klaus Iohannis, an anti-graft policymaker who has won praise in the West for his commitment to the rule of law.
Romania's anti-graft president likely to be re-electedRomanian President Klaus Iohannis is widely expected to win a first round of presidential elections on Sunday, with pledges to rekindle anti-graft efforts in one of Europe's most corrupt nations.
EU President-elect names Valean as transport commissioner: spokespersonEuropean Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has approved European lawmaker Adina Valean as the commissioner-designate for Romania, a spokesperson for the transition team told Reuters on..
Romania government nominates two candidates for EU commissionerRomania's centrist government on Wednesday nominated two candidates for EU Commisioner, European lawmakers Adina Valean and Siegfried Muresan, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said.
Romania will propose EU lawmaker Muresan as new commissionerRomania's new centrist government will propose European lawmaker Siegfried Muresan as its Commissioner in the EU's new executive, the ruling National Liberal Party officials said on Tuesday.
Romanian government wins confidence vote, key for EU policymakingThe centrist minority government of Romanian Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban won a vote of confidence in parliament on Monday, improving the prospects for filling a policymaking vacuum in..
Romania new PM to name EU commissioner after consulting presidentRomania's new Prime Minister Ludovic Orban will propose an European Commissioner to Brussels only after consultations with President Klaus Iohannis, but this nomination will come "as soon as possible."
Romania parliament committee fails to endorse finance minister nomineeRomania's parliament joint budget and finance committee failed to endorse the nomination of Florin Citu as finance minister post on Tuesday, though their vote is not binding.
Romanian centrists seek urgent budget approval, keep gap in checkRomania's centrist National Liberal Party of Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban wants to quickly adopt next year's budget and rein in a fiscal shortfall below the European Union's 3% threshold..
Romanian president appoints Liberal Party leader as PM-designateRomania's centrist President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday he has appointed opposition Liberal Party leader Ludovic Orban as prime minister-designate to form a transitional government until a..
Romanian president says to appoint PM-designate by Oct. 15Romania's President Klaus Iohannis said on Friday he intends to appoint a prime minister-designate by Oct. 15 to form a transitional government, likely to be led by the main opposition party, until a..
U.S. does not back Brazil for OECD membership: Brazil officialsThe U.S. government said in a letter to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) that it was backing Argentina and Romania for full membership, but made no mention of Brazil's..
Romania faces prolonged uncertainty after government loses no-confidence vote,Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dancila's center-left government collapsed on Thursday after losing a no-confidence vote in parliament, raising the prospect of prolonged political uncertainty due to a..
Romania gives green light for Holocaust museumRomania's President Klaus Iohannis gave the green light on Tuesday for the creation of the country's first national Holocaust museum in Bucharest, more than seven decades after the end of World War..
Truck crash with minibus kills ten people in southern RomaniaA heavy truck collided with a minibus in southern Romania on Saturday, killing ten people and injuring many others.