Bopanna-Mergea enter quarters in Bucharest
Bopanna-Mergea enter quarters in Bucharest

The Indian-Romanian tennis pair of Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea entered the men's doubles quarterfinals after receiving a walkover at the BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy here on Wednesday.

Romania`s richest man jailed

Romania`s richest main, Ioan Niculae, the billionaire head of an agro-industrial conglomerate, was sentenced Thursday to two and a half years in prison for his involvement in illegal financing of the 2009 presidential campaign.

Dozens of Syrian and Iraqi migrants rescued off Romanian coast

Romania`s coast guard rescued 70 migrants - mostly Syrians and Iraqis - packed on to a small fishing boat that was in danger of sinking as they attempted to make the crossing to Europe in stormy seas on Saturday.

Helicopter crashes into lake in Romania, 3 missing

Promising free water for all, 50 per cent cut in power tariff and steps for providing 24-hour electricity, AAP on Tuesday sought to woo voters ahead of the Delhi Assembly polls even as it downplayed Congress claiming that the real contest was between the party and BJP.

Goal machine Claudio Keseru leads Romania to victory over Denmark
Goal machine Claudio Keseru leads Romania to victory over Denmark

Claudio Keseru grabbed two superb second-half goals to earn Romania a comfortable 2-0 win over Denmark in a friendly at the National Arena on Tuesday.

Thousands of Romanians protest against Ponta ahead of vote

 Thousands of Romanians took to the streets Friday calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Victor Ponta, favourite to win a presidency runoff this weekend, after a scandal over Romanians prevented from voting abroad.

ISL: Adrian Mutu denies turning up 'visibly drunk' at Indian embassy seeking visa
ISL: Adrian Mutu denies turning up 'visibly drunk' at Indian embassy seeking visa

Former Chelsea striker Adrian Mutu has reportedly denied bizarre reports that he had been denied a visa after arriving to apply for it 'visibly drunk'.

'Non-traditional' Romanian bishop Nicolae Corneanu dies

A Romanian Orthodox bishop who was the first senior cleric to acknowledge collaborating with the feared Securitate communist secret police has died. He was 90.

Former communist prison chief goes on trial in Romania

The former chief of a notoriously brutal communist-era prison camp in Romania went on trial Wednesday for alleged crimes against humanity.

Removing Serena Williams as No 1 a step too far: Simona Halep
Removing Serena Williams as No 1 a step too far: Simona Halep

Simona Halep looked back on a "special year" Sunday following her remarkable ascent to number two in the rankings, but said the top spot remains a distant dream while Serena Williams is still playing.

Romanian PM files for presidential candidacy

 Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta has filed his candidacy for the presidential elections in Nov.

Lukas Rosol outlasts Jerzy Janowicz for Winston-Salem title

Czech seventh seed Lukas Rosol saved two match points Saturday in rallying to defeat Poland`s Jerzy Janowicz 3-6, 7-6 (7/3), 7-5 in the ATP Winston-Salem tournament final.

Romania ex-prime minister freed after corruption sentence

Romania`s former prime minister Adrian Nastase, sentenced to four-and-a-half years in jail for his role in two corruption cases, was released from prison on Thursday.

Romania parliament ratifies EU-Moldova association agreement

Romania`s Senate Thursday approved the draft law to ratify the European Union (EU) association agreements with Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia.

The Deputies` Chamber, the lower house of parliament, adopted the draft laws for the ratification Wednesday.

Romanian president`s brother to remain in custody

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

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

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.

Romania to send 24 athletes to Sochi Winter Olympics

Romania will send 24 athletes to compete in eight sport disciplines at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Alexandru Epuran, head of the Romanian delegation to the Games announced.

Argentina book Romania friendly

Argentina will tackle Romania in a friendly international in Bucharest on March 5 as part of their build-up to the World Cup, the country`s football federation (AFA) announced.

ICC has never targeted any African country: ICC President

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