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Romania parliament ratifies EU-Moldova association agreement

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 22:34

Romania`s Senate Thursday approved the draft law to ratify the European Union (EU) association agreements with Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia. <br><br> The Deputies` Chamber, the lower house of parliament, adopted the draft laws for the ratification Wednesday.

Romanian president`s brother to remain in custody

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 02:45

A court Friday rejected an appeal of the Romanian president`s younger brother, following which he will have to remain in custody for a month.

Romanian President`s brother arrested in bribery case

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 15:10

Police have arrested the brother of the Romanian president on suspicion of taking a bribe and using the president`s name to promise he could get a prison sentence reduced.

Russia to face tougher sanctions if Ukraine polls undermined: Joe Biden

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 17:59

Tougher sanctions must be imposed on Russia if it undermines crucial presidential elections in Ukraine on Sunday, US Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday in Bucharest.

Heavier jail term for Romania ex-diplomat in Singapore crash

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 03:11

An appeals court in Bucharest Thursday doubled the sentence to six years for a Romanian diplomat convicted for a deadly hit-and-run accident in Singapore in 2009.

UEFA Champions League: Arsenal, Barca look to build on perfect starts

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 10:24

Arsenal and Barcelona are two of the sides looking to make it three wins out of three when the Champions League resumes this week.

ICC has never targeted any African country: ICC President

Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 21:13

The president of the International Criminal Court said on Thursday it has never targeted any African country, calling such criticism "regrettable".

UEFA Champions League: Chelsea rout Steaua Bucharest 4-0

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 09:03

Chelsea got their Champions League campaign up and running at the second attempt on Tuesday with a one-sided 4-0 win away to Romanian champions Steaua Bucharest.

Turkish airliner makes emergency landing

Last Updated: Friday, April 12, 2013, 08:22

A Turkish plane had to make an emergency landing near Romania`s capital city of Bucharest, following a conflict among passengers on board.

Europa League: Chelsea beat Steaua Bucharest 3-1, through to QF

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 08:46

A late goal from Fernando Torres ensured that Chelsea went through to the quarter-finals of the Europa League with a 3-2 aggregate win against Steaua Bucharest.

Europa Cup: Steaua Bucharest edge out Chelsea in first leg

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 08:45

A dour performance from the Blues sees them head to Stamford Bridge with a narrow 1-0 deficit thanks to a first-half spot kick that was given away by Ryan Bertrand.

Romanian plane struck by lightning on landing

Last Updated: Sunday, January 13, 2013, 22:08

A plane belonging to Romanian national air carrier has been struck by lightning as it landed in Istanbul. Nobody was injured.