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Syrian migrants escaping from the civil war in their country

Turkey halts migrants in Black Sea

10/09/2017 19:24

Turkish authorities say they have stopped 313 migrants on the Black Sea attempting to reach Balkan countries in the last two days, suggesting the emergence of an alternative route to Europe

Romanians demonstrate in Bucharest

Romanians demonstrate in Bucharest

Romania scraps Corruption Decree amid massive protests

05/02/2017 18:46

Romania's leftist-leaning government has scrapped a controversial decree that would have prevented law enforcement to prosecute many politicians for corruption. Sunday's decision followed the largest protests since the collapse of Communism and a bloody revolution in 1989.  

Iana Matei

Founder and president of Reaching Out Romania, Iana Matei, at a press conference for the February 8th day of prayer to combat human trafficking

Saving children from slavery: Reaching out Romania

03/02/2017 12:45

The founder and president of Reaching Out Romania shares her experience of rescuing children from slavery, which is the theme of this year’s day of prayer against human trafficking, marked annually on February 8th. 

Liviu Dragnea (R), chairman of the Social Democratic Party, shakes hands with Sevil Shhaideh (L)

Liviu Dragnea (R), chairman of the Social Democratic Party, shakes hands with Sevil Shhaideh (L)

Romania's ruling party proposes new Prime Minister

29/12/2016 09:48

Romania's main ruling party wants a regional politician to become the next prime minister after the president turned down the party's first choice, an economist who could have become the country's first female Muslim premier

 

The Romanian economist, Sevil Shhaideh, who had been designated Prime Minister by her PSD Party

The Romanian economist, Sevil Shhaideh, who had been designated Prime Minister by her PSD Party

Romania's President refuses to nominate Muslim Prime Minister

27/12/2016 18:47

Romania plunged into political turmoil Tuesday as the president refused to nominate as prime minister an economist who could have become the country's first female Muslim premier. 

Romanian bishops and priests prepare to celebrate Mass in St. Peter's Basilica.

Romanian bishops and priests prepare to celebrate Mass in St. Peter's Basilica.

Pope Francis urges Romanian Catholics to be "leaven of life"

10/09/2016 14:13

During his special Saturday Jubilee Audience, Pope Francis gave a special greeting to a group of Bishops from Romania who led a pilgrimage to Rome for the Year of Mercy.

 

Residents of the Romanian village of Berevoiesti where dozens of vulnerable young men and boys were held and exploited as slaves

Residents of the Romanian village of Berevoiesti where dozens of vulnerable young men and boys were held and exploited as slaves

Romanian Police rescue dozens of slaves, detain suspects

14/07/2016 18:51

Romanian police have broken up a human trafficking gang in central Romania which misused children and other vulnerable people as slaves since at least 2008.