BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Iancu Tucarman, one of the last remaining Holocaust survivors in Romania, was buried Monday after dying from COVID-19 last week. He was 98.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is adding another trip to his busy 2019 travel schedule with a three-day visit to Romania May 31-June 2.
The Vatican press office announced Friday Francis would visit the capital, Bucharest, Iasi in northeastern Romania known for its Orthodox churches and monasteries, and Blaj, the seat of the Catholic Church. Also on the itinerary is a visit to the Marian shrine at Sumuleu Ciuc.
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Days after one Romanian court told a man he was officially dead despite evidence to the contrary, another court has declared that a man who was truly dead could get his driving license back.
BERLIN (AP) — About 1,000 living survivors of Nazi persecution in Romania are now eligible for compensation from the German government, an organization that negotiates with Germany on behalf of Jews who suffered under the Nazis, said Wednesday
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Authorities say an earthquake measuring 5.3 has struck eastern and central Romania, and was felt in neighboring Moldova.
The National Earth Physics Institute said the quake hit at 02:11 a.m. Saturday (2311 GMT) and its epicenter was in the eastern Vrancea region, known for its seismic activity.
There were reports of minor damage and injuries in the city of Iasi.
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Detainees in three Romanian prisons have protested against conditions, setting light to clothes and refusing food.
The protest began in the high-security prison of Iasi this week where prison authorities said inmates set light to a cell. The protest spread to two other prisons.
Media reported prisoners rattled bars, hit windows with bottles and some set light to clothes.
Gabriel Botezan, spokesman for Porta Alba high-security...