Posts Tagged ‘Romania’

Europol announces 13 arrests in police crackdown on Romania-Spain sex trafficking gang

A network of human traffickers who lured victims into prostitution using the so-called ‘lover boy’ method has been broken up by Spanish and Romanian police. Thirteen people were arrested and 16 buildings raided in two crackdowns by the Policía Nacional and Poliția Română, which took place in Spain in February and Romania in June 2021. […]

Romania ex-dictator Nicolae Ceausescu’s plane sold for 120,000 euros

A plane once belonging to fallen Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu’s fleet has been sold for 120,000 euros at an auction in Bucharest on Thursday. Emblazoned with the words “Socialist Republic of Romania,” the aircraft is a representation of Ceausescu’s political independence from the Soviet Union. Dozens of collectors and enthusiasts expressed interest in the plane, […]

Torrential rain causes flooding in western Romania

People in villages near the Crisu Pietros river were evacuated after a red code for severe flooding was issued. The Crisul Pietros river flooded households and a county road. Other rivers in the county are monitored and authorities remain on alert. Unstable weather will affect almost the entire country in the coming days, according to […]

Romania announces it will go Full Ceausescu v2.0 Vaccine Dictatorial starting in Autumn 2021

Home » Europe, Injustice, Suppression » Romania announces it will go Full Ceausescu v2.0 Vaccine Dictatorial starting in Autumn 2021     Romania seems it didn’t learn anything from its past, it seems it wants to return to dictatorship, Ceausescu version 2.0 on steroids. No actually not on steroids but on viruses. The virus pretext […]

Ex-intel officer convicted in 1st use of Romania’s Holocaust denial law

A former Romanian intelligence officer has been sentenced to 13 months in prison for Holocaust denial in the first-ever conviction under the country’s 2002 law. Vasile Zarnescu, 74, a former colonel who worked for the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) for 11 years, was convicted on Feb. 4 by a court in Bucharest for writing online […]

Hundreds of protesters descend on Romania’s health ministry after deadly fire engulfs Covid hospital

Hundreds of protesters descended on Romania’s health ministry in the wake of a deadly fire at one of the country’s major hospitals for Covid patients which claimed at least five lives. Demonstrators demanded Romania’s president Klaus Iohannis, the health minister and the head of emergencies step down. The inferno erupted early on Friday on the […]

Romania: Protests after hospital blaze leaves at least five people dead

Hundreds of people protested outside Romania’s Health Ministry the day after a fatal fire at one of the country’s main hospitals for COVID-19 patients, calling Saturday for the resignations of the president, the health minister and the emergencies chief. At least five people died in the fire, which broke out early Friday on the ground […]

Romania COVID-19 hospital fire leaves four dead

At least four people have been killed in a blaze at a hospital in Bucharest being used to treat COVID-19 patients, just three months after another hospital fire killed 10 people north of the Romanian capital. The fire broke out at the Matei Bals Hospital in Bucharest, one of the city’s largest, early on Friday. […]

Romania criminalises creating fake social media accounts

It’s a criminal offence to create a fake social media account in the name of another person, a court in Romania has ruled. Opening an account that looks like someone else without their consent is a “crime of forgery”, said the High Court of Cassation and Justice, the country’s panel for resolving legal issues in […]

Romania’s PM Orban resigns after slim election loss, interim leader sworn in to build coalition

Romanian Prime Minister Ludovic Orban has resigned following an unexpected – and narrow – election defeat after a tightly-fought campaign. President Klaus Iohannis has been sworn in as interim PM until a new government is formed. Orban, leader of the National Liberal Party (PNL), announced his resignation on TV after the Social Democrats (PSD) emerged […]

Romania PM Ludovic Orban resigns after narrow election defeat to left-leaning populists

Romania’s prime minister Ludovic Orban has resigned, following a narrow election defeat to the left-leaning populists. Orban, a centre-right leader of the National Liberal Party (PNL), announced his resignation on television following disappointing election results for his party. However, with 95% of votes counted from Sunday’s election, the oppoisition Social Democrats (PSD) have around 30% […]

Cash-for-licences scam uncovered in Romania, says anti-corruption agency

Driving instructors, police officers and government officials in Romania are suspected of involvement in a cash-for-licences scam. The country’s anti-corruption agency (DNA) says raids in the north-east region of Suceava found €1.2 million linked to the criminal network. In addition, prosecutors impounded watches, gold chains and eight luxury cars. It is alleged that the network […]

Monolith vanishes from Romania and Utah – alien action or local pranks?

A shiny metal monolith vanished on Tuesday from Romania’s mountainous Neamt county, four days after its sudden appearance close to an ancient Dacian fortress sparked speculation it may be related to a mystery structure seen in the United States. A similar alien-looking pillar, was spotted in a Utah desert in the United States about two […]

Romania: Ten dead in COVID-19 hospital blaze

Romanian officials say a fire at a hospital treating COVID-19 patients has killed 10 people and critically injured seven others. The blaze spread through the intensive care ward designated for people with COVID-19 patients at the public hospital in the northern city of Piatra Neamt, said Irina Popa, the spokeswoman for the local Emergency Situations […]

‘It wasn’t Oceans 11’: Inside the rise and fall of Romania’s £2.5m book heist gang

It was just after dawn in northern Romania on 16 September when police raided a smart two-storey house on the outskirts of the village of Budesti. In the garage, they used sledgehammers to break through the concrete floor. There, stacked neatly and wrapped in shopping bags, were £2.5 million worth of books, including priceless first […]

Romania: Judicial reforms ‘contrary to EU law’, says European Court legal advice

Measures introduced by Romania’s government to regulate judges do not guarantee their independence and are contrary to EU law, according to official legal advice given to Europe’s top court. The opinion from the Advocate General comes ahead of a forthcoming ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ). It is not binding but is seen […]

Discover the unique gothic churches of Romania’s remote Maramureș region

These villages may look like they belong in fairy tales but they’re real-life places. Romania’s remote northwestern region of Maramureș has a unique architectural style, where tall, tower-like wooden churches with shingled roofs dot the landscape. Incredibly, some of them are 400 years old. Several of these churches, built using local oak, are on the […]

Romania’s highest scientific body slammed for quoting 5G conspiracies

Romania’s highest scientific body has been criticised for referencing 5G conspiracy theories. The Romanian Academy published a press release calling for a scientific analysis of any health risks from the new technology. “We warn that the implementation of 5G technology without a concrete risk assessment and vulnerabilities can have serious consequences for the health of […]

Romania’s highest scientific body slammed for quoting 5G conspiracies

Romania’s highest scientific body has been criticised for referencing 5G conspiracy theories. The Romanian Academy published a press release calling for a scientific analysis of any health risks from the new technology. “We warn that the implementation of 5G technology without a concrete risk assessment and vulnerabilities can have serious consequences for the health of […]

World’s biggest laser: How corruption threatens to neutralise Romania’s flagship physics project

It is a 356 million euro laser that is able to reproduce what happens when a star collapses deep in space. Currently under construction in Romania, the massive 10-petawatt laser – when finished – will be the most powerful on Earth. But despite its ability to vaporise matter, the laser is not able to neutralise […]

World’s biggest laser: How corruption threatens to neutralise Romania’s flagship physics project

It is a 356 million euro laser that is able to reproduce what happens when a star collapses deep in space. Currently under construction in Romania, the massive 10-petawatt laser – when finished – will be the most powerful on Earth. But despite its ability to vaporise matter, the laser is not able to neutralise […]

Romania’s Ludovic Orban avoids censure motion over COVID-19 response

Romania’s parliament has postponed a motion that would have seen embattled leader Ludovic Orban censured for his government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. The voting could not be held as planned on Monday because only 226 MPs turned up to the sitting to cast their vote, this was seven short of the 233 required to […]

Romania’s Ludovic Orban avoids censure motion over COVID-19 response

Romania’s parliament has postponed a motion that would have seen embattled leader Ludovic Orban censured for his government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. The voting could not be held as planned on Monday because only 226 MPs turned up to the sitting to cast their vote, this was seven short of the 233 required to […]

Romania’s Ludovic Orban avoids censure motion over COVID-19 response

Romania’s parliament has postponed a motion that would have seen embattled leader Ludovic Orban censured for his government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. The voting could not be held as planned on Monday because only 226 MPs turned up to the sitting to cast their vote, this was seven short of the 233 required to […]

Romania: 8,500 tonnes of Beirut blast chemical seized in police raids

Romanian police have discovered thousands of tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored illegally and unsafely at sites and storage units across the country. They seized 8.500 tonnes of the chemical, three times greater than the 2,750 tonnes that caused the devastating explosion in Beirut on August 4. The explosion in the Lebanese capital killed more than […]

UK To Deploy Jets, Troops To Romania To Deter ‘Assertive Russia’

Britain will deploy four RAF jets in Romania amid growing tensions in Russia.  The Royal Air Force is set to deploy four Eurofighter Typhoon jets to Romania to deter “an increasingly assertive Russia,” the new British defense secretary Gavin Williamson has announced. Williamson, who replaced Michael Fallon as the new UK defense minister, made the announcement […]

Berserk baptism: Priest loses it over screaming baby in Romania (VIDEO)

The priest could not hide his frustration over failure to calm the baby down. After several attempts to submerge the infant in the water, he finally lost his temper.  At one point, he says something to the baby’s parents, puts the child back on the table, and angrily jerks at his robe, prepared to give […]

Man and girl injured by bear in central Romania

     Two people have been taken to hospital after they were attacked by a brown bear in central Romania. A 39-year-old man was scratched all over his body and a 14-year-old girl was bitten and scratched during the attack early on Monday in the mountainous city of Fagaras, a spokesman for Romania’s emergency services said. […]

Corneliu Codreanu: Son of Romania, Father of the Iron Guard

By Thomas Müller of The New Nationalist Although few today few seem aware of it, the methods of Zionist-Occupied Government (ZOG) control have been around for some time. In the 1920s and ’30s, it was common knowledge and discussed openly. At that time, the threat was Jewish-backed Bolshevism [see “Suppressed History of Red Terror“]. Today, it’s the […]

Romania’s Parliament passes law providing more money for Holocaust survivors: Zio-Watch, May 24, 2017

The Los Angeles Times’ readership has questioned Washington’s claims of supporting democracy and social freedoms worldwide, asking why the US opts for amity and economic reciprocity with Saudi Arabia, an absolute monarchy, but antagonizes democratic Iran. The reactions were published in the paper on Tuesday under the title, “Iran just held an election. So why is the […]

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