Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania | Romanians stage anti-government protest for 3rd evening

BUCHAREST, Romania — Thousands of Romanians have gathered for the third consecutive evening to demand the resignation of the government. Protesters waving Romanian, NATO and European Union flags assembled Sunday evening in a square outside the government offices, where clashes with riot police left more than 500 seeking medical treatment two nights before. Protesters shouted … Continue reading BUCHAREST, Romania | Romanians stage anti-government protest for 3rd evening

BUCHAREST, Romania | Romanian expats stage huge anti-govt protest in Bucharest

BUCHAREST, Romania  — Tens of thousands of Romanians flocked to an anti-government protest from places near and far as local residents joined a demonstration organized by expatriates Friday, urging the left-wing government to resign and call an early election. The expatriates supporting the event in Bucharest, some of whom drove across Europe to attend, said … Continue reading BUCHAREST, Romania | Romanian expats stage huge anti-govt protest in Bucharest

BUCHAREST,Romania | Romanian expatriates stage anti-govt protest in Bucharest

BUCHAREST, Romania— Hundreds of Romanians who live abroad flocked to an anti-government protest in Bucharest on Friday, urging the left-wing government to resign and call an early election. The expatriates, some of whom drove across Europe to attend the demonstration, are angry about how Romania is governed. Some of the estimated 3 million Romanians living … Continue reading BUCHAREST,Romania | Romanian expatriates stage anti-govt protest in Bucharest

BUCHAREST, Romania | Romania expatriates arrive home before anti-gov’t protest

BUCHAREST, Romania— Romanians who live abroad have begun arriving back home for an anti-government protest where they will call for the left-wing government to resign and an early election. Expatriates are staging a protest Friday in Bucharest to protest the way Romania is governed. Some of the estimated 3 million Romanians living abroad say they … Continue reading BUCHAREST, Romania | Romania expatriates arrive home before anti-gov’t protest

BUCHAREST, Romania | Romania reports 500 outbreaks of African swine fever in pigs

BUCHAREST, Romania — Romanian authorities have reported more than 500 separate outbreaks of African swine fever in pigs, mainly in the Danube Delta and near the Hungarian border. In the eastern county of Tulcea, the region worst hit by the disease, an official told The Associated Press on Monday that a state of emergency had … Continue reading BUCHAREST, Romania | Romania reports 500 outbreaks of African swine fever in pigs

BUCHAREST, Romania  | Romania probes anti-Jewish graffiti on Elie Wiesel’s house

BUCHAREST, Romania  — Romanian police have begun an investigation after anti-Semitic graffiti appeared on the house of late Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel in northwest Romania. The probe was launched Saturday after comments were scrawled overnight on Wiesel’s small house— a protected historical monument— in the town of Sighetu Marmatiei. One of the comments said Wiesel … Continue reading BUCHAREST, Romania  | Romania probes anti-Jewish graffiti on Elie Wiesel’s house

BUCHAREST, Romania | RAF Typhoons respond to Russian warplane over Black Sea

BUCHAREST, Romania— Typhoons from Britain’s Royal Air Force based in Romania have been scrambled in response to a Russian warplane flying near NATO airspace over the Black Sea. The RAF said the fighter jets went into action Thursday from an air base near the port of Constanta after a suspected Su-24 FENCER aircraft was spotted … Continue reading BUCHAREST, Romania | RAF Typhoons respond to Russian warplane over Black Sea

BRUSSELS  | The Latest: Trump holding series of 1-on-1 meetings at NATO

BRUSSELS  — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Europe (all times local): 8:25 a.m. President Donald Trump will be meeting with the leaders of Azerbaijan, Romania, Ukraine and Georgia as he kicks off his second day at the NATO summit in Brussels. The president will also be attending a pair of meetings of … Continue reading BRUSSELS  | The Latest: Trump holding series of 1-on-1 meetings at NATO