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France and Romania level at 1-1 in Fed Cup semi

Caroline Garcia beat Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-3 6-3 in the opening singles match.

Friendly fire for Barty and Azarenka in Fed Cup

Australia, Belarus, Romania and France are vying for the two Fed Cup final spots.

Classy Quaison steers Swedes to 2-1 win over Romania

Robin Quaison gave the Swedes the 33rd minute lead, and followed up with a second goal seven minutes later.

Romania stun champions Czech Republic in Fed Cup

Romania will now travel to France in April's semi-finals while the other last-4 clash sees Belarus up against Australia..

Five things to know about Romania

The region is also prized as a travel destination by Britain's Prince Charles.

Pavlyuchenkova off to near-perfect start in Shenzhen WTA season opener

The world number 42 will next face either Romania's Irina-Camelia Begu, or a qualifier who has yet to be determined.

But is it art? Pranksters plant missing ‘Picasso’ in Romania

A writer who thought she had found a painting by Pablo Picasso stolen in an infamous art heist six years ago says she was the victim of a 'publicity stunt'.

Greece wants to host World Cup with Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia

Greece invited Bulgaria, Romania, and Serbia to meet on November 23 to discuss jointly hosting the 2030 World Cup.

Four Balkan countries to explore 2030 World Cup bid

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said the four countries would discuss the possibility of becoming candidates for a major sporting event within 10 years.

UEFA hand Romania stadium ban for fan racism

The game to be staged behind closed doors will be the Nations League fixture against Lithuania in Ploiesti on November 17.

China bans pig imports from Japan, Belgium over swine fever

Beijing also orders the return or destruction of products shipped from the two countries.

Romanian vote to ban same sex marriage fails on low turnout

Turnout stood at 20.4% by the time the polls closed at 1800 GMT.

Romania’s constitutional court backs rights for gay couples

Romania is a very conservative country where most people are members of the Orthodox Church, and only legalised homosexuality at the beginning of the 2000s.

Romanian dressmakers revel in Dior folk coat vogue

A Romanian version of the garment, historically worn on important occasions, sells at home and abroad for around 500 euros ($580) -- almost a month's salary in one of the European Union's poorest countries.

Romanian police use tear gas to disperse anti-corruption protest

Nearly 250 people required medical attention after inhaling tear gas and pepper spray, while 10 police officers were injured by hurled stones and bottles, the emergency services said.

Romania minister apologises over Auschwitz comments

Agriculture Minister Petre Daea apologised for his likening of the incineration of pigs that had African swine fever to victims of the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Romanian court annuls man’s death certificate

Constantin Reliu had been reported dead in 2016.

Western Balkan leaders aim for closer cooperation to boost growth

Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia, and Romania will work closer on energy and transport projects to better connect their economies.

Leu steady, Romanian central bank may increase rates

The leu was steady ahead of an announcement on whether the Romanian central bank will continue to increase interest rates.

Romanian lawmaker panel partially decriminalises abuse of office

Abuse of office is no longer a crime if prosecutors cannot prove the public official in question had committed the deed for the official's own benefit or for the benefit of first- or second-degree relatives.

Four dead, hundreds evacuated as torrential rains hit Romania

More than 250 residents of Covasna County have fled the rising waters.

After grand slam breakthrough Halep targets Olympic gold

The world number one talked of how her recent triumph at the French Open, after having three times suffered the agony of losing a slam final, had given her a real sense of release.

Western nations warn Romania against weakening rule of law

Twelve Western nations warned Romanian lawmakers on Thursday against making changes to criminal legislation.

Romanian government defeats no-confidence vote as thousands protest

The opposition accused the cabinet of Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă of facilitating corruption.