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Desperate Europe-bound migrants turn to capricious Black Sea

Constanta (Romania) (AFP) - While the arrival of exhausted migrants may be common on Mediterranean shores, it's a rare sight on the Black Sea coastline. But a string of recent arrivals from Turkey suggests it may be emerging as part of a new 'Romanian route' to western Europe. Shortly before dawn on

YAHOO! - 2017-09-16 10:18:12

1 Romanian soldier killed in Afghanistan Kandahar attack

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - A car carrying explosives rammed into a convoy of international troops in southern Afghanistan on Friday killing a Romanian soldier and wounding two others, the Romanian defense ministry said. A terse two paragraph U.S. military statement also reported the attack but did no

MILITARYTIMES - 2017-09-16 16:33:29

Romanian and French wheat cargoes still in Egyptian prosecutor custody

CAIRO (Reuters) - Two wheat cargoes rejected by Egypt's agriculture quarantine service for containing poppy seeds are still in the custody of the public prosecutor and have not been released yet, Egypt's Red Sea Port Authority said on Saturday. The agriculture minister said on Wednesday that the po

REUTERS - 2017-09-16 16:14:42

Smaranda M. Balanescu

Smaranda M. Balanescu, 65, of Lancaster, pas-sed away of natural causes early Thursday morning, Sep-tember 14, 2017 at LGH, where she was a patient for two days. She had worked as an accountant for Goodwill-Keystone Area. Born February 14, 1952 in Satu Mare, Romania, she was the daughter of the late

LANCASTERONLINE - 2017-09-16 04:00:00

EU plan to raise taxes for global internet firms hits snag

TALLINN (Reuters) - A European Union plan to raise more tax from digital multinationals faced the first signs of scepticism on Saturday, as smaller members of the bloc warned about the economic impact from such a move. France wants to tax companies like Google and Facebook on their turnover, rather

REUTERS - 2017-09-16 13:43:19

Ten EU nations back new plan to tax digital giants

EU finance ministers from 10 countries on Saturday threw their weight behind a plan to start taxing the revenues of digital giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook, which pay “minimal tax” to their treasuries. The plan would force major web firms to start paying a tax on revenues in any country wher

POLITICO.EU - 2017-09-16 13:04:36

Lazard World Trust Fund: Active Investment In Global Opportunities

Lazard World Trust Fund (LON:WTR) (formerly The World Trust Fund) offers investors access to a concentrated portfolio of the 'best ideas' of Lazard Asset Management's Discounted Assets team, who manage more than $5bn of assets invested globally in undervalued companies, such as closed-end funds, inv

INVESTING.COM - 2017-09-15 08:23:06

Soldier surprises daughters after 5 month deployment

After a five month assignment in Romania, Construction Ops Supervisor, Benjamin Sykora reunited with his family on Friday morning. Sykora was initially sent to Romania on a two week assignment but his wife Crystal says "he got extended for five months." The distance has been difficult on the Sykora

WTVC - 2017-09-15 18:28:17

Poland hikes defence spending surpassing NATO target

Trump tweet after London attack draws UK rebuke Provided by AFP The Polish parliament, in which the rightwing government has a majority, endorsed plans by Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz, seen in May 2017, to raise the budget from the current 2 percent of GDP to 2.5 percent by 2030 Poland on Fr

MSN.COM - 2017-09-15 17:19:18

Israel faces tough challenge with Ukraine opening Davis cup

Israel’s Davis Cup team is hoping to improve its excellent record at Canada Stadium in Ramat Hasharon and secure another year in Europa/Africa Group I when it hosts Ukraine in the first round of the Relegation Play-Offs starting from Friday. The blue-and-white is in danger of dropping to Group II f

JERUSALEM POST - 2017-09-15 04:53:00

Forget Brexit, now even France and Germany want the right to end EU free movement

Nannies, Parents Race to Find Their Kids After London Subway Blast While the EU slams Britain over its plan to stop free movement post-Brexit, leaked diplomatic papers reveal its biggest players France and Germany want to do the same over terrorism and immigration fears. A confidential diplomatic pa

MSN.COM - 2017-09-15 16:06:22

This Rarely Visited European Country Has the World's Largest Wine Cellar

This Portable Oven Makes Pizza In 60 Seconds More than 120 miles of limestone passages form the underground wine city that is Milestii Mici, with 34 miles of tunnels devoted to a 1.5 million bottle collection. When you the former Soviet Republic of Moldova, the Eastern European country landlocked be

MSN.COM - 2017-09-15 15:25:53

Wolves and bears to be slaughtered in Romania once again

The hunting of bears and wolves is back on the agenda in Romania, less than a year after the government banned trophy hunting. Conservation groups have condemned the U-turn and are calling on the government to rescind the decision. The move was announced on 5 September by Romania's environment minis

NEW SCIENTIST - 2017-09-14 12:53:58

KKL-JNF Hosts Side Event at UNCCD COP13 in China

The topic: “Afforestation in a Changing Environment – Israel’s Challenges and Achievements Concerning Forestry under the Threat of Desertification and Changing Climate.” The event was attended by 35 delegates from Kenya, South Africa, Egypt, Holland, The Netherlands, Romania, Uganda, China, Tanzania

JERUSALEM POST - 2017-09-14 11:38:00

How bitcoin, Ethereum, and the other major cryptocurrencies compare to one another

Rotariu uses Romania's first bitcoin ATM in downtown BucharestREUTERS/Bogdan Cristel Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you're probably aware that we're in the middle of a cryptocurrency explosion. In one year, the value of all currencies increased a staggering 1,466% - and newer coins like Et

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-14 22:41:00

Romania to Step Up Schengen Push After Green Light From Juncker

Romania will step up its efforts to woo the European Union members holding it back from joining the borderless Schengen area after the head of the bloc's executive declared the country ready to join. EU Affairs Minister Victor Negrescu said authorities in Bucharest will switch to a "more pro-active

BLOOMBERG - 2017-09-14 09:52:41

Support Outernational Days 3 festival

Outernational Days is a multicultural festival where everyone is welcome, regardless of age, cultural background, social position, gender or ethnicity. Outernational is before anything else, an experience. A unique experience that everyone who was at the festival felt it, each in his or her own way.

INDIEGOGO LIFE - 2017-09-14 08:58:13

A Supermarket for State Surveillance and Border Wars

It took Stephen* two years to get to the UK. The journey began in his home country of Sudan, crossing through Libya, Italy, France and Belgium before reaching the UK where he is applying to stay. Like thousands of others, he spent several months in France and Belgium before eventually crossing the U

TRUTH-OUT.ORG - 2017-09-14 07:00:00

Romania fire coach Daum

Provided by AFP Romanian fans had been hoping Christoph Daum, seen in 2016, would breathe new life into a struggling team and take the country to a first World Cup since 1998 Romania have parted company with German coach Christoph Daum following their failure to qualify for next year's World Cup,

MSN.COM - 2017-09-14 18:15:33

Oracle plans massive job cuts in Europe

Oracle is reportedly planning major job cuts across Europe as it readies for a company-wide reorganization. According to The Register, Oracle is looking to shift its hardware support division into Romania. Confirmed by 'multiple insiders' the report states the process has already begun, although the

BETA NEWS - 2017-09-14 12:51:34