Romaniapress Romanian News by Romaniapress en Happy Easter! 2014-04-16 19:20:00 The editorial staff of Nine O'Clock wishes its readers a Happy Easter! 2014-04-16T17:20:00Z text/html en Transdniestrian authorities ask Moscow for recognition of independence 2014-04-16 19:18:26 Gagauz authorities want 5 MPs in the Chisinau parliament. Traian Basescu: “Romania won't get involved militarily in (...) 2014-04-16T17:18:26Z text/html en Personal attacks at top levels of the political scene 2014-04-16 19:16:59 Senator Gabriela Firea sets in motion yet another series of harsh exchanges between the President and the Prime (...) 2014-04-16T17:16:59Z text/html en Poetess Nina Cassian dies, 89 years old 2014-04-16 19:15:33 Poetess Nina Cassian died on Tuesday at the age of 89 in New York, said sources close to her family, quoted by (...) 2014-04-16T17:15:33Z text/html en Geoana: Russia's political purpose is to federalize Ukraine 2014-04-16 19:14:48 High Representative of Romanian Government for economic, strategic and public diplomacy projects Mircea Geoana told (...) 2014-04-16T17:14:48Z text/html en Mihai Razvan Ungureanu: “I believe a limit has been reached” 2014-04-16 19:13:43 Former chief of the Foreign Intelligence Service and former PM Mihai Razvan Ungureanu said that the conflict (...) 2014-04-16T17:13:43Z text/html en Transport master plan includes 530 projects 2014-04-16 19:12:35 Thus, the top priority projects that can be financed with European funds will be known exactly, the PM Victor Ponta (...) 2014-04-16T17:12:35Z text/html en Van Groningen wants Romania to climb in the OECD competitiveness ranking 2014-04-16 19:11:26 One of the main objectives of the Coalition for the Development of Romania (CDR) is to help Romania climb ten steps (...) 2014-04-16T17:11:26Z text/html en “Miranda” and “Richard III”, at Shakespeare International Festival of Bucharest 2014-04-16 19:10:47 The 9th edition of the Shakespeare International Festival of Bucharest invites the public to enjoy two unique (...) 2014-04-16T17:10:47Z text/html en Visit of Allied Land Command Chief in Romania – missions, land forces reviewed 2014-04-16 18:59:56 The structure of the Romanian land forces, their transformation, the missions carried out by military in theatres (...) 2014-04-16T16:59:56Z text/html en ​​EXCLUSIVE. IKEA deals in communist-era Romania were interfered with by dictator Ceausescu's secret service Securitate - unclassified files 2014-04-16 12:26:48 Swedish company IKEA used to run business with communist Romania in the eighties, involving confidential (...) 2014-04-16T10:26:48Z text/html en President Basescu: The set up of ‘Nana parliamentary committee' – an abuse 2014-04-15 21:00:04 President Traian Basescu said yesterday evening that the set up of the parliamentary committee to inquire the (...) 2014-04-15T19:00:04Z text/html en A first: Romania meets all criteria to join Eurozone 2014-04-15 20:57:23 Romania admission to the European Union and the changes incurred by this process “irreversibly contributed to (...) 2014-04-15T18:57:23Z text/html en Ciorbea elected Ombudsman despite Opposition boycott 2014-04-15 20:56:29 Parliament should have elected the new chairman of the public television channel too, but the vote was postponed (...) 2014-04-15T18:56:29Z text/html en Le Foll: Paris wants to make the Roma return to Romania and Bulgaria 2014-04-15 20:55:14 French government spokesperson and Agriculture Minister Stephane Le Foll has asked yesterday for observing of “rules (...) 2014-04-15T18:55:14Z text/html en FM Corlatean warns on risk of instability in Ukraine affecting the entire region 2014-04-15 20:54:43 Foreign Affairs Minister Titus Corlatean, at the meeting of EU foreign ministers carried out in Luxembourg on (...) 2014-04-15T18:54:43Z text/html en COSR President Morariu resigns 2014-04-15 20:53:17 Octavian Morariu announced on Tuesday that he resigns from the position of President of the Romanian Olympic Sports (...) 2014-04-15T18:53:17Z text/html en Jethro Tull returns to Romania with the great Ian Anderson 2014-04-15 20:52:19 The iconic band Jethro Tull returns to Romania, at Sala Palatului in Bucharest on 20 June 2014, for a concert (...) 2014-04-15T18:52:19Z text/html en Ukraine crisis: Obama urges Putin to rein in separatists 2014-04-15 20:50:50 Ukraine leader says anti-terror operation under way in Donetsk region An “anti-terrorist operation” is under way in (...) 2014-04-15T18:50:50Z text/html en Criminal complaint against Basescu filed with Prosecutor's Office 2014-04-15 20:30:44 PM's Control Body announces ICCJ Prosecutor's Office will be notified of the case involving land property in Nana (...) 2014-04-15T18:30:44Z text/html en Ilie Sarbu: Ponta will have to run for presidency unless we find another formula 2014-04-15 20:29:21 Prime Minister Victor Ponta will have to run for presidency this year unless PSD does not find “another formula,” (...) 2014-04-15T18:29:21Z text/html en Insolvency Code, adopted by the Chamber of Deputies 2014-04-15 20:25:45 PNL and PDL announced that they will separately challenge the Code at the Constitutional Court. The draft law on (...) 2014-04-15T18:25:45Z text/html en Voiculescu calls for ICA privatisation to be cancelled 2014-04-15 20:24:44 Judges of Bucharest Court of Appeal postponed the sentence yesterday in the case of the third deadline in the file (...) 2014-04-15T18:24:44Z text/html en ANI found unjustified assets exceeding EUR 1.5 M in March and April 2014-04-15 20:24:18 The inspectors of the National Integrity Agency (ANI) identified in March and April, ten cases where there are (...) 2014-04-15T18:24:18Z text/html en PM Ponta vows to file criminal complaint against President Basescu 2014-04-14 21:15:56 The move comes after the head of state made several accusations against PSD Senator Gabriela Firea on Sunday, over (...) 2014-04-14T19:15:56Z text/html en Speaker Zgonea: Romania believes in R. of Moldova's European project 2014-04-14 21:14:18 “It is a signal that will be seen in growth of wellbeing, it is an important step for the economy, for the goods and (...) 2014-04-14T19:14:18Z text/html en EUR 15 bn of EU funds creates 8,800 jobs over 2007-2013 2014-04-14 21:12:03 For 2014-2020 it talks about EUR 39.3 bn, out of which 20 billion for agriculture and rural development, and the (...) 2014-04-14T19:12:03Z text/html en SOCAR and PM Ponta discuss AGRI 2014-04-14 21:10:44 The Minister of Energy in Azerbaijan and SOCAR representatives met with Romanian authorities upon official (...) 2014-04-14T19:10:44Z text/html en Aerobic gymnastics: Romanian athletes won five medals at the Suzuki World Cup in Tokyo 2014-04-14 21:09:15 Romanian athletes have conquered five medals, three gold and two silver ones, on Sunday, in the final stage of the (...) 2014-04-14T19:09:15Z text/html en Basescu visits US destroyer USS Donald Cook 2014-04-14 21:07:37 President Traian Basescu stated yesterday, after visiting the USS Donald Cook, the US destroyer that is conducting (...) 2014-04-14T19:07:37Z text/html en EUR 1 bn EU aid for Ukraine 2014-04-14 21:07:00 The European Union on Monday formally approved a one-billion-euro assistance package to help Ukraine's interim (...) 2014-04-14T19:07:00Z text/html en Former chief of Arges Driving License Service sentenced to 6 years in prison 2014-04-14 21:05:34 The Supreme Court ruled a sentence of six years in prison for former chief of Driving Licenses Service Gheorghe (...) 2014-04-14T19:05:34Z text/html en Corlatean is not interested by the position of European commissioner 2014-04-14 21:05:07 The Romanian minister of Foreign Affairs, Titus Corlatean explained yesterday in the show “Punctul de Intalnire” (...) 2014-04-14T19:05:07Z text/html en MAE's Aurescu calls on White House, Pentagon to intensify strategic partnership 2014-04-14 21:04:41 Intensifying the bilateral strategic partnership in the areas of policy, defence and security, as well as the (...) 2014-04-14T19:04:41Z text/html en Blast kills 71 people at bus station in Nigeria 2014-04-14 20:01:35 At least 71 people were killed when a parked vehicle exploded at a bus station in central Nigeria on Monday (...) 2014-04-14T18:01:35Z text/html en Horia Mihail's ‘The Traveling Piano Man' reaches New York 2014-04-14 20:01:11 The Romanian pianist has traveled thousands of kilometers through many of our country's historic regions, drawing (...) 2014-04-14T18:01:11Z text/html en Romanian rock stars share same stage at Roman Arenas 2014-04-14 20:00:29 Cristi Minculescu (former Iris), Kempes (former Cargo), Ovidiu Lipan Tandarica and Dan Iliescu (Timpuri Noi) are (...) 2014-04-14T18:00:29Z text/html en President Basescu sends out Pesach message 2014-04-14 19:59:17 President Traian Basescu sent out a public message yesterday, on the Jewish holiday of Pesach, the Presidential (...) 2014-04-14T17:59:17Z text/html en Watain concert marked by death and black metal tunes enveloped in occult symbols 2014-04-14 19:58:39 Black metal fans were rightfully entitled to look forward to last week's show, the perfect opportunity to take part (...) 2014-04-14T17:58:39Z text/html en The past, blurrier than the future 2014-04-14 19:57:36 In a novel initiative, the German Cultural Center in Cluj has proposed to the public the theme of reinterpreting (...) 2014-04-14T17:57:36Z text/html en 4,000 believers and priests take part in Palm Sunday pilgrimage in Bucharest 2014-04-13 20:32:01 Patriarch Daniel: The Florii is a holiday that marks the emergence out of selfishness. The Orthodox Christians (...) 2014-04-13T18:32:01Z text/html en PNL's Antonescu: ‘I brought Ponta to power, it is me again to have him ousted' 2014-04-13 20:28:41 According to the liberal leader, the PM might be removed through a censure motion which is already underway and (...) 2014-04-13T18:28:41Z text/html en BNR: Balance-of-payments current account deficit EUR 102 M 2014-04-13 20:27:00 Non-residents' direct investments in Romania totaled EUR 282 M, up with almost 36 pc. The current account of the (...) 2014-04-13T18:27:00Z text/html en One millionth Duster produced by Renault 2014-04-13 20:25:31 The Duster was manufactured at the factory in Curitiba, Brazil, the French group announced. After only four years (...) 2014-04-13T18:25:31Z text/html en Mihail Vlasov demoted as Chamber of Commerce president 2014-04-13 20:24:10 The Extraordinary Shareholder's Assembly decided Friday to demote Mihail Vlasov as president of the National Chamber (...) 2014-04-13T18:24:10Z text/html en Launch of PMP's EP candidates – PSD criticized, partnership with PNL hinted 2014-04-13 20:23:21 Elena Udrea and Elena Basescu dominate speeches. The Popular Movement Party (PMP) launched its candidates for the (...) 2014-04-13T18:23:21Z text/html en Ambassador Harris praises ‘prosecutors of steel' in fight against corruption 2014-04-13 20:22:03 Nuland: US will focus on eliminating corruption in Central and Eastern European states. The fight against (...) 2014-04-13T18:22:03Z text/html en Tennis: Horia Tecau win Casablanca doubles title 2014-04-13 19:50:45 Romanian tennis player Horia Tecau claimed a hat-trick of titles at the Grand Prix Hassan II on Saturday as he and (...) 2014-04-13T17:50:45Z text/html en Thousands in Paris and Rome protest austerity measures 2014-04-13 19:48:05 Anti-austerity protests took over parts of Paris and Rome on Saturday, with one demonstration in Rome spurring (...) 2014-04-13T17:48:05Z text/html en Ukraine crisis: Casualties in Sloviansk gun battles 2014-04-13 19:47:37 Lavrov said the Kiev government was “demonstrating its inability to take responsibility for the fate of the (...) 2014-04-13T17:47:37Z text/html en