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Hungary and Romania in row over Transylvania autonomy remarks

2018-01-12 14:13:00
A row has broken out between Bucharest and Budapest over autonomy for ethnic Hungarians in part of Romania’s Transylvania region. It was sparked by Mihai Tudose, Romania’s prime minister, who appeared to physically threaten those wanting a degree of ...

Romania inks $1B deal for hundreds of infantry fighting vehicles

2018-01-12 12:18:00
The majority of the Piranha V vehicles is to be built by a Romanian state-owned plant under license from a General Dynamics business unit. (General Dynamics European Land Systems) WARSAW, Poland — Romanian Minister of Defence Mihai Fifor signed a deal ...

Romania to Produce 227 Piranha 5 8×8 APCs

2018-01-12 09:27:00
General Dynamics European Land Systems signed a contract with the Romanian government today, to deliver up to 227 Piranha 5 wheeled armored vehicles in six different configurations to the Romanian Armed Forces. The contract value exceeds US$1 billion.

Romania: TVR to air special presentation shows from tonight

2018-01-12 07:33:00
The pre-selection of Selecția Națională – in which all the songs included in this year’s Romanian national selection are presented – will be broadcast for the first time on TVR 1 on the 12, 13 and 14 of January, at 21:00 local time. Romania ...

Romania: top doctor under house arrest in embezzlement case

2018-01-12 07:13:00
BUCHAREST, Romania — A court has ruled that a top Romanian doctor charged with using state-owned equipment and other resources for his private clinic should be placed under house arrest. The Bucharest Court of Appeal ruled Friday that Mihai Lucan, a well ...

Romania: top doctor under house arrest in embezzlement case

2018-01-12 07:10:00
A court has ruled that a top Romanian doctor charged with using state-owned equipment and other resources for his private clinic should be placed under house arrest. The Bucharest Court of Appeal ruled Friday that Mihai Lucan, a well-connected urologist ...

Romania PM sparks row with Hungary over minorities

2018-01-12 06:58:00
Hungary's foreign minister Peter Szijjarto has called Romanian prime minister Mihai Tudose's provocative statement on an ethnic Hungarian group, the Szeklers, "totally unacceptable" and "unworthy of the 21st century". Tudose said that "if the Szekler flag ...

Hungary Romania

2018-01-12 06:18:00
Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Peter Szijjarto, holds a press conference in response to the recent remarks by Romanian Prime Minister Mihai Tudose in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018.

Romania Probes Anti-Graft Chief for Misconduct

2018-01-12 05:40:00
Romania’s Judicial inspectorate on Friday said that it had launched an investigation against the chief prosecutor of the country's National Anti-Corruption Directorate, Laura Codruta Kovesi, on grounds of misconduct. The Judicial Inspectorate, the body ...