The trial of six Romanians charged with a dramatic theft from a Dutch museum is set to open in Bucharest Tuesday, amid fears the stolen masterpieces by Monet, Picasso and Gauguin may have been destroyed.
Romania-based Rompetrol, part of KazMunaiGas Kazakh National Oil Company, already possesses a substantial part of energy assets in Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Ukraine, Turkey and France.
Prime-Minister of Romania Victor Ponta met with Kazakhstan Prime Minister Akhmetov and Kazakhstan President Nazarbayev.
More than 1,500 Romanian women in colourful skirts and high heels cycled through the country's main cities to promote urban biking as a "stylish and fun" way of transport.
Romania and the Kazakh oil company KazMunayGaz have settled their dispute over a 500-million-euro ($658-million) debt and pledged to invest together in energy projects.
China and Romania were by far the largest sources of confirmed hacking attempts last year, with China's mostly from state-controlled sources aimed at data theft.
Zholdasbek impressed the audience with his dresses combined with green jackets and sophisticated headwear, decorated with mirrors and gems.
Eight fashion designers, including two foreigners, demonstrated their collections on the first day of the Kazakhstan Fashion Week.
Kazakhstan Fashion Week, biggest Central Asian fashion event - autumn-winter 2013/2014 season, is held in Almaty on April 15-17.
The One World international human rights documentary film festival which opens in Bucharest on Tuesday will give special focus to the Holocaust to highlight the devastating consequences of hatred and intolerance.
Around five thousand ethnic Hungarians rallied Sunday in the central Romanian city of Targu Mures to call for autonomy for the Szeklers' Land, home to most of their minority.
Kazakhstan Secretary of State Marat Tazhin met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Romania to Kazakhstan Nicolae Ureche.
Kazakhstan-owned Rompetrol and Romanian government signed a Memorandum of understanding on disputes settlement over Rompetrol Refinare.
The 63rd Berlin film festival wraps up Sunday after awarding its Golden Bear top prize to "Child's Pose", a mother-son psychodrama set among post-communist Romania's new ruling class.
A Chilean feel-good movie about ageing, a picture made in secret by Iranian dissident director Jafar Panahi and a drama about Romania's new rich were the odds-on favourites for prizes Saturday at the Berlin film festival.
In Romania, one of the EU's poorest countries, hope to many has come in the form of a computer recycling program that is helping jobless adults and disadvantaged Roma youth beat the odds.
Discrimination against the Roma is one of the biggest challenges facing Romania, the outgoing US ambassador has told AFP, comparing their plight to that of blacks in the American deep south of his childhood.
He's under investigation for fraud and on trial for blackmail, but populist millionaire Dan Diaconescu drives a white Rolls Royce and promises to be a reforming figure whose goal is to "uproot the newly rich who have plundered Romania".
Australian police said Thursday they had uncovered the country's biggest ever credit card data theft and smashed a Romanian syndicate allegedly behind the scam.
Upstream division (exploration and production) of Rompetrol group starts drilling the first exploration well at Fokshani block in Romania.
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