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Romania to kill bears, wolves after rise in attacks on humans

Romania on Monday said it would kill or relocate 140 bears and 97 wolves following a rise in the number of attacks on humans, sparking outrage from animal rights groups.

Sep 04, 2017, 17:58 PM IST
Thousands of Romanians form EU flag at anti-government rally

Thousands of Romanians form EU flag at anti-government rally

Transparency International ranks Romania among the EU’s most corrupt states and Brussels keeps its justice system under special monitoring.
 

Feb 27, 2017, 09:03 AM IST
Thousands continue protests against government in Romania

Thousands continue protests against government in Romania

The cabinet of Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu enraged voters when it quietly approved an emergency decree that would have decriminalized several graft offenses.

Feb 13, 2017, 08:45 AM IST

Romania protests keep pressure on govt 'thieves'

Romanians braced for a sixth day of protests on Sunday, seeking to maintain pressure on the government despite its climbdown over contentious corruption legislation that sparked the biggest protests since 1989.

Feb 05, 2017, 16:57 PM IST
European Union voices 'great concern' over Romania corruption

European Union voices 'great concern' over Romania corruption

The European Union voiced concern on Wednesday at events in Romania, warning it must not backtrack on the fight against corruption after thousands protested in Bucharest against a government emergency decree slashing penalties for abuses.

Feb 01, 2017, 18:44 PM IST

Earthquake rattles Bucharest

An earthquake hit eastern Romania early today, shaking the capital Bucharest, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

Dec 28, 2016, 07:04 AM IST

2,000 protest in Romania over minister's immunity

The protesters briefly blocked traffic late Thursday in front of the upper house of parliament, waving placards bearing slogans such as "Corruption kills" and "Shame on You".

Sep 23, 2016, 08:25 AM IST